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Irkutsk Free Tour

Irkutsk, Russia
About Irkutsk Free Tour
Free walking tour around Irkutsk downtown is a great opportunity to discover the capital of East Siberia and meet with local guide in a friendly and relaxing atmosphere. You will learn a lot about the history of Irkutsk also information about getting around. Our team enjoys sharing Lake Baikal travel experiences with people from all over the world.
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Listvyanka, the settlement right on the shore of Lake Baikal. Old wooden, traditional Siberian architecture. Visit the street market and go for a mini-hike along the shore of Lake Baikal. Panoramic view over the mouth of Angara river. Best 1-day option.
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Reviewed yesterday

I was the only one who registered for the tour last Friday. Instead of canceling it, Dimitry showed me around the city and told me loads of interesting stuff about Irkutsk. He was very kind and involved. Thank you!!

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank phildTrav
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Dimitriy was a very informative guide, who speaks excellent English and answered lots of my questions about Irkutsk and the sites around town. I had been tempted to miss Irkutsk, as another generic soviet town, but he showed the history of it as a pioneer...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank mmm486
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I joined this tour at the end of August. Our guide was Mary. My friend and I had such a great time with her. She was so friendly, knowledgeable and kind! She also told us about behind story about Russian history which made us more...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank sunockc
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked this tour last minute and the company were very helpful and accomodating. Mary, our guide, was friendly, informative and generous. She was excited to show off her city and gave many personal antidotes along with historical information. This made the tour much more...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank shaneb397
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was great to visit the city with Mary, we enjoyed the heart of the Siberia like a rare pearl! I was particularly fascinated by Irkutsk's history: I knew it was an important center of Lenin's enemies, but I wasn't aware it was they're capital...Irkutsk...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank Esprit B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dimitry is a very laid back friendly guide who's command of English & personality makes him the perfect Russian guide. He is patient and polite and goes out of his way to make sure you enjoy & have a hassle free trip. Ask any question...More

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank Jacquie S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did a walking tour with Mary and it was perfect to get some facts and interesting stories about Irkutsk. The group was small so a lot of questions could be answered. Even though there were some troubles with finding the right expressions we always...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank 12345toki
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have done many Free Walking tours on our travels, and regrettably we have to say that yesterday's, with Mary/Maria was amongst our worst. Mary was pleasant enough and friendly, but there were serious shortgivings with her guiding style Her english initially seemed passable, until...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank PipPaul W
soyhim, Owner at Irkutsk Free Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Paul, thank you for your critical comment on the subject. We are lucky and surprised that such an experienced traveler used our free tour offer. I am sure your comment will be a very nice note for Mary to go through and I am...More

Reviewed June 13, 2019 via mobile

Although we speak a little bit of Russian, it is not enough to get to know everything in and around Irkutsk. Especially if you want to visit Lake Baikal, it's not easy to find an interesting hiking route on your own. So that is why...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Domi1988
soyhim, Owner at Irkutsk Free Tour, responded to this reviewResponded June 14, 2019

Thank you very much. It was a gret experience to communicate and share travel experience with you. Also learning about your country and your views about stuff. I learned interesting things about my country too. Good luck on your travels!

Reviewed May 25, 2019 via mobile

Even though we didn't take a classic tour, dimitri was our link to russia and the baikal! We met him on the transsiberian railway and his excellent english skills and outgoing personality made us feel right at home in this place where we couldn't read...More

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank Baderboom
soyhim, Owner at Irkutsk Free Tour, responded to this reviewResponded May 28, 2019

Good luck, my friends, and let me know if you need any help!

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