Olkhon is a unique island in the centre of Lake Baikal, combining an incredible mix of terrains - steppes, coniferous forests, rocky cliffs, sandy dunes .... It is important that the way to Olkhon is already a separate bicycle journey, just like the trips by bike across the island are. However, we would like to warn those who want to get to Olkhon by bicycle right away: you should be an experienced cyclist and have a decent bike. Otherwise you will not be able to overcome the road, it will be easier to get to point of destination by bus, minibus, car...
But if you still have decided to make this incredible journey by bike, our infographics will help you to plan the route and tell you what is worth seeing along the way.
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