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Baikal Lake birding

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Photogallery of tour:

The Nature Of Baikal Lake
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Siberian Thrush
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Yellow-browed Warbler
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Itinerary:

1 Day

Arrival in Ulan-Ude. Breakfast in a cafe.
Transfer to Borgoyskye lakes with birding on road (200 km).
Lunch, rest, accommodation in a guest house.
Dinner.

2 Day

Breakfast.
Birding at Borogoyskye lakes.
Lunch.
Tranfer to Schuchie lake (140 km).
Accommodation in a hotel.
Dinner.
Birds of the day: Amur Falcon, Mongolian Lark, Short-toed lark, Blyth's Pipit, Avocet, Azure-winged Magpie, Demoiselle, Buzzard Upland.
Some chances to meet: Great Bustard, Golden Eagle, Saker Falcon, Cinereous Vulture, Long-toed Stint, Red-necked Stint, Pallas’s Bunting.

3 Day

Breakfast.
Birding at Schuchie lake.
Lunch.
Transfer (200 km) to Istomino village. Birding in Selenga river delta.
Overnight in a guest house.
Birds of the day: Long-tailed Rosefinch, Siberian Rubythroat, Azure Tit, Daurian Jackdaw, Russet Sparrow, Daurian Redstart.
Some chances to meet: White-tailed Eagle, Hump-billed Velvet Scoter, Black-necked Grebe, Black Stork, Bewick's Swan, Red-throated Thrush.

4 Day

Breakfast.
Birding in Selenga river delta.
Lunch.
Transfer Istomino village - Mishikha river (100 km).
Overnight at Baikalsky Nature reserve ringing station.
Dinner.

Birds of the day: Richard's Pipit, Marsh Harrier, Common Crane, Pallas's Warbler.
Some chances to meet: Falcated Duck, Baikal Teal, Spot-billed Duck.

5 Day

Breakfast.
Birding at ringing station and surroundings, transfer to Tankhoy, lunch, overnight in Baikalsky reserve guest house.
Dinner.
Birds of the day: Brown Shrike, Olive-backed Pipit, Dusky Warbler, Little Bunting, Black-faced Bunting.
Some chances to meet: Little Sparrow Hawk, Crested Honey Buzzard, Needle-tailed Swift, Brown Thrush, Dusky Thrush.

6 Day

Breakfast.
Ecotrail of the reserve to waterfall, museum of the reserve.
Dinner.
Evening birding in the forest.
Birds of the day: Red-breasted Flycatcher, Red-flanked Bluetail, White's Thrush, Oriental Cuckoo.
Some chances to meet: Spotted Bush Warbler, Siberian Blue Robin, Rufous-tailed Robin, Mugimaki Flycatcher, Siberian Flycatcher.

7 Day

Breakfast.
Transfer to to Irkutsk (240 km) with lunch an birding stops on the way.


INCLUDED:
Аccomodations, meals, transportation and excursions according to the program .
NOT INCLUDED:
Avia tickets, visa expenses, personal expenses, additional excursions, alcoholic bevareges, medical insurance, accomodation and food in Irkutsk on the last day, transfer to airport or train stattion.

Notes:

Encephalitis vaccination is obligatory for May-June departure dates
 
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410-66-66

General info:

7

hotel

according to the program

easy

8

auto

spring-fall



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