Today morning we will pack bikes, camping and other outdoor gear in the car and depart to the Western cost of Lake Baikal, to the village Buguldeika, where we will start our biking trip on ice of Lake Baikal. While driving your guide will explain you main specialties of ice-biking and give you some practical advises about ice bike technique, turning and braking. All our bikes equipped with spike tires designed for riding ice which gives a perfect grip - so cycling on ice will not be too much different from the regular one.
Ice surface at this place of western cost of Lake Baikal usually don't have much snow because of the steady winds common here, that's why this area is great for biking. Car of the supporting team will be together with biking team in a distance of radio contact, so if you will need to warm up or change clothing you could do it in the warmth of car. Main part of the luggage will be transported by car, we will bike with a light day packs only.
Today we will see several ice grottos at the bottom of the rocky shore line covered with hundreds of icicles and shiny ice crystals. A great landscape mixture will be opened for you at this part of Lake Baikal: in one day you will see Taiga woods, opened steppes, rocky cliffs and sandy beaches. Close to the evening we will arrive to the small farm hidden at the corner of the large bay. Tonight we will get accommodated at the guest loges of the farm and have a dinner there.
Experience of Russian steam sauna – Banya will complete this day.
Overnight: Log home, hitting by the wood stove, toilet outside. Included meals: B-L-D.