Dog-sled sliding tour to "Black Valley" with overnight in "Gold-miners' lodge"


Period: December – March

Maximum number of guests: 4

Safety: accompaniment of an experienced mush on a snowmobile, satellite mobile connection

Day 1

  • Arrival to the dog-farm in Listvyanka Village.
  • Meeting with instructors and dogs. Briefing about safety rules and rules of how to behave while riding a sledge.

Riding a sledge does not demand any special skills, but at first it might be a bit difficult to stand in the sledge and keep the balance. But it all comes with the time … and after a few minutes of the ride you will definitely feel more confident.

  • 16:00 p.m. – Beginning of the sledging tour through the Taiga forest and over the "Black" mountainous pass.
  • Arrival in "Gold-miners' lodge" before darkness.
  •  Upon arrival, at first, we'll set a camp for dogs for overnight. Afterwards, it's possible to walk along the ice of Baikal to the near-by village "Bolshie Koty" and enjoy your stay in this small Russian settlement, which was founded during the Gold Rush .
  • Visit to Russian Banya will be arranged for guests in the evening. After warming up in banya the guests can deep into the ice-hole. 
  • Dinner.
  • Overnight in the "Gold-miners' lodge" (rooms are very basic and simple).

Day 2

  • 09:00 a.m. Breakfast
  • Departure back to Listvyanka
  • Arrival to the dog-farm in Listvyanka at round 12:00/13:00 p.m.







Price (p/p)

280 Euro

268 Euro

258 Euro

245 Euro

Price includes:

  • meals in accordance with the program
  • accommodation in twin rooms (toilet is outside) in "Gold-miners' lodge"
  • Russian banya
  • Rent of the dog-sledge and equipment
  • Assistance of a mush

Price does not include: services of the English-speaking mush – 46 Euro per day