Trip to Lake Baikal

Lake Baikal is the deepest lake in the world possessing one fifth of all the world water resources. But what mainly attracts visitors from all over the world is an amazingly beautiful nature and National parks, sacred Olkhon Island, local Buriatian people, numerous sacred places for Buddhists and Shamans and of course the lake itself with it's pure cool blue water. Join our trip to learn more about this wonderful place, to learn about it's past and present, to see Siberia and talk to local people who lived their lives here together with this great Lake.

Main hightlights of the trip

  •   see the world's deepest lake which possesses the most part of it's fresh water
  •   explore Irkutsk, typical Russian Siberian city
  •   see Ulan-Ude, Russian Buddhist centre
  •   take a train passing along a part of the lake coastline with beautiful views and scenery
  •   travel to Olkhon, the largest island in the lake, the centre of Shamanism
  •   try Omul, a delicious fish found only in Baikal Lake
  •   see the never-freezing Angara River estuary


Itinerary map