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.


Tankhoy - the Capital of the Baikal Reserve
We continue to introduce you to unusual villages of Baikal. This time our article will be dedicated to the village of Tankhoy in the southern part of Lake Baikal. “Key to Baikal” will tell you why it is worth coming here and why you should not forget to take the camera...
Expedition Baikal - Alaska: the Route Rediscovered
Once the route from Baikal to Alaska and back joined the Old and New Worlds and was a vital through passage for the Russian Empire. “Key to Baikal” will tell you about a two-year journey of brave people who repeated a travel along this half-forgotten and dangerous route once more...
Water Will Cure All Diseases: the Healing Mineral Springs-arshans of Eastern Baikal
On the eve of World Health Day, we decided to continue the story about the healing spings-arshans of Baikal. This time we will tell you about the hot springs of Eastern Baikal, where the healing waters rush both underwater and on the land and help people to recover from various diseases.
Staraya Angasolka – a Gem of the “Golden Buckle” of Russia
We continue to introduce you to unusual Baikal villages. The new topic of our section will be the village and railway station on the Circum-Baikal Railway - Staraya Angasolka.
Baikal for Bloggers: the Most Instagramable Places of the Lake
Baikal is a real paradise for Instagrammers. We have collected the top of the most magnificent places of the lake for you: these are definitely worth a visit if you are an Instagram blogger or just fond of taking photos. We promise that these photos will break all records on the number of likes.
Hot Springs of Baikal or How to Warm Oneself during Siberian Winter
You may need the position data of the Baikal hot springs not only in winter but also in summer because not everyone is brave enough to step into the icy Baikal water even in warm weather.