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Irkutsk Tours

Slap bang in the centre of Asia, Irkutsk is a pleasant surprise, a pretty historic gem in the middle of nowhere. It’s also the gateway to the world’s oldest freshwater lake, Lake Baikal (25 million years old — we asked Google). It started life as, you guessed it, a trading centre for gold and fur, and for centuries it has continued to attract passing travelers who are seduced by its unique atmosphere, traditional wooden architecture, and fascinating history. Come explore this unique city with us!