Lake Baikal – the “heart” of Eurasia
Almost in the center of Eurasia, between the high mountains of the Baikal, nestled picturesque lake Baikal . the deepest lake in the world. Its area is 31.5 thousand sq. km. and the maximum depth is 1637 m.
However, lake Baikal is impressive not only in its depth and crystal clear water saturated with oxygen. Already in the records of the ancient shamans living in the Baikal mountain area, there are mentions of this lake and the amazing properties of its waters, which for centuries was considered medicinal and was used to treat many ailments.
Another feature of lake Baikal is the extraordinary diversity of its flora and fauna. It is home to the representatives of the 52 fish families (including such valuable species of fish, Baikal sturgeon and pike), and mammals (seals) and a variety of birds that nest on the shores of the lake.
The extraordinary beauty of the lake, its crystal clear waters and an extremely diverse fauna of lake Baikal has turned into a favorite holiday destination for many tourists. This is not surprising because lake Baikal provides enormous opportunities for relaxing, and the prices for rest on Baikal . unlike other resort areas, will be affordable for every tourist.
Rest on lake Baikal is diverse and interesting at any time of the year. In summer you can sunbath on beaches and swim in the cool water of lake Baikal, enjoy kayaking or take a bike on a boat trip along the coast of lake Baikal. Winter – sleds to ride on the Baikal ice.
No less interesting excursions and cruises on lake Baikal . where it is possible to see local sights and to see Baikal “from the inside”. Special attention should be fishing in the lake. It is interesting and good at any time.
Unique Baikal lake is an amazing lake that will not leave indifferent any traveller. Here every tourist will find something fun to do and get great pleasure from the extraordinary natural beauty of lake Baikal and amazing purity of its water.