Tourist guide

Baikal Lake is one of the most amazing destinations in Russia. The biggest and the deepest freshwater lake in the world is located in the Eastern Siberia among the beautiful taiga forests and Nordic steppes.  Summer is a perfect season to see the beautiful forests of the lake and even to rest on the beautiful beaches. Visiting Baikal in the summer, it is almost impossible to imagine that for five months of the year the lake is covered by metres of ice. But winter Baikal is also a beautiful place to visit.
In this section we will tell how to make a great trip to lake Baikal and which places of the lake are must see.


Baikal “Pillars”: Where a Climber Should Go on Baikal
On the occasion of the Day of Mountaineering, we will tell where you should go if you decided to visit Lake Baikal and are also fond of conquering the rocks. As you might have already guessed, here you can find the routes both for beginners and professionals.
The Most Baikal Village of the Lake
We continue to familiarize you with unusual Baikal villages. This time the topic of our article will be the village of Baikal in the northern part of the lake. “Key to Baikal” will tell why this place is worth visiting and what things you should necessarily see.
The Enchanted Coast: Enkhaluk and Its Surroundings
The word “Enkhaluk” translated from the Buryat means “blessing”. The village of Enkhaluk is really one of the most blessed places on the coast of Baikal… We will tell you about the places that you should definitely see there.
Sagan-Khushun: The “White Cape” of Olkhon
One of the most interesting places for visits to Lake Baikal is the Sagan-Khushun Cape also known as “Three Brothers”: a sheer cliff of snow-white marble. Some of the most fantastic views of the Maloye More Strait open from here...
Goryachinsk - the First Resort of Baikal
We keep on introducing the unusual Baikal villages to you. The new topic of our section will be a village-resort on the eastern coast of the lake - Goryachinsk.
The Science about the Stars: Astronomy at Baikal
People have been interested in the starry sky since ancient times. For some it was a beautiful sight, for others it was a mystery, but there were also those who tried to understand and study the celestial bodies. “Key to Baikal” will tell you about astronomy on Lake Baikal.