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Baikal Dog Sledding

You can experience the overwhelming beauty of the Siberian taiga forest and Lake Baikal by covering several tens of kilometers of snowfields and transparent ice. There is a breathtaking way to get around on Lake Baikal that allows you to not only travel significant distances quickly, but also at the same time feel perfect harmony…

Baikal: Who lives in the lake?

Baikal is a unique place in Siberia. Twice. Firstly, it is the deepest lake in the world. Secondly, Baikal is a lake in which an incredible number of unique species of animals and plants live. Get to know them? Let’s meet  Baikal For those who for some reason still haven’t heard anything about Baikal, I…

What to bring from the world’s deepest lake Baikal? 7 ideas for you

If you travel to some remote spots on a planet such as the Irkutsk region in Russia, by your visit you contribute to the local economy. It is always better to bring from such places something unique and produced locally. If you don’t want to waste your money on boring magnets and other souvenirs made…

Lake Baikal is in trouble

The pearl of Siberia Lake Baikal is called the pearl of Siberia for its breathtaking beauty, its endemic flora, and fauna and for many other unusual features. Baikal contains 22% of all the world’s fresh water supply and 80% of Russia’s fresh drinking water. That is why the lake is also called the water well…

Trekking Great Baikal Trail

What is the Great Baikal Trail? The main mission of the organization is the development of ecotourism and the cultivation of a socially responsible society through the organization of volunteer and educational projects. The main idea behind the Great Baikal Trail is to build the first system of environmentally sensitive trails all over Russia. The…

What’s the weather like on Baikal lake?

One of the most common jokes among locals about seasons on the lake is: the difference in what you take with you while packing for a short or long trip to the lake is not really big any season. Take a swimming suit in summer just in case. It perfectly illustrates how special, wild, unpredictable,…

50 shades of Baikal ice

Winter is coming, so it’s the time to plan your trip to the capital of Eastern Siberia – Irkutsk, as this city is a gateway to Baikal. We welcome you to join our winter Lake Baikal tour to see one of the marvels of the world – Baikal ice. What is it so unusual about…

Baikal Diving: the Lake from inside

Yes, you’ve already learned what Baikal is. This is an incredibly beautiful lake in Siberia, it is fresh, clean and  rich in its flora and fauna. And there is only one way to get to know Baikal even better – to dive in Baikal!   photo from Travel blogger https://www.bigworldsmallsasha.com/ Dive To See Diversity You…

“Russia – the most beautiful country” photo contest

“The most beautiful country” photo contest is the one held by the Russian Geographical Society, uniting the best photographers of Russia. By the way, the first photos of Tibet that brought to National Geographic magazine worldwide fame were taken by the members of the Russian Geographical Society, Gombozha Tsybikov and Ovshé Norzunov. Gombozha Tsybikov, 1899…

Boost your energy! 7 videos that will inspire you to come to Russia

So far, the most extreme thing in our life is a trip to the local store nearby or a walk with a dog, we offer to overcome the lack of adventure with our selection of great youtube films made in Russia.  We selected 8 videos from trips to different parts of Russia. We recommend making…

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