Irkutsk and myths and legends of the fairytale Baikal – Day 6: The last day of the journey in Irkutsk

Tonight we're on our way back to Irkutsk. On the way we will stay in a couple of remarkable places, and in the evening we will walk along Gagarin Boulevard and enjoy the pleasant atmosphere of the restaurant of Russian cuisine.
Irkutsk and myths and legends of the fairytale Baikal
Travel distance by car: 324 km.Travel distance on foot: 1 km.Visiting: Irkutsk, Khuzhir, Shida, Ust'-Ordynskiy, Kosaya Step', Bayanday

Trip duration: 7 days

Viktoria Afanaseva

Омулевая Бочка


Early in the morning we will have breakfast in another cozy and quiet place "Omulevaya barrel". Tourists like meat and fish poses, and they also distinguish the fish in an alderly way. Popular dessert is cream tubes. The cafe is open from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.



You can stop by the Zuun Hagun camp on the way. There are also wonderful views of the winter Baikal. Infrastructure: cafe, sauna, fireplace and barbecue places, snack bars, shop.


Food & Drink Shops

Another by-product is a grocery store. Store water, snacks or any other food for the journey.



We're staying at the Rainbow Cafe. It's not a bad place to have dinner and go on to Irkutsk.

Armat Hotel



We're staying at Ust-Ordyn. There's a mall, a market, a pharmacy and several shops. You can also stop by the MeatOne Café if you want to stay here longer.

Набережная Ангары / Бульвар Гагарина

Pedestrian Plazas

When we arrive in the city, we walk along Gagarin Boulevard. Gagarin Boulevard - motorway and pedestrian zone in the center of Irkutsk. It is considered to be a favorite place for locals. Gagarina Boulevard is an ancient street of Irkutsk, stretches along the right bank of the Angara River in the right-bank district of Irkutsk. Before the revolution it had another name - Alexander Square, because there is a monument to Alexander III. Then the street was called Vuzovskaya Street, later - Gagarin Boulevard (1961).

Бабушка Cafe

Russian Restaurants

Very family-friendly! Traditional Russian cuisine. Cozy and quiet place, homely atmosphere disposes to a pleasant dinner at the end of the day. Favorite dishes of the visitors: flapjacks, shrimps in a batter, salad "herring under a fur coat".

Остров Юность


"Youth is an island on the Angara River in the center of Irkutsk. Connected to the shore and the adjacent island of Horse Bridges. These two islands are popular with tourists and locals in the summer, but also in winter there is something to do. Walk around Turnikovskaya Square, then ride on the Circumference wheel, it also works in winter. The Ferris wheel works until 10:00 p.m.

Armat Hotel