Summer tours on Baikal
Lake Baikal is the deepest lake in the world, the largest source of fresh water - it's all about it! The area of the lake is about 31,722 km².
The length of the lake is 636 km, width - 27 km at the narrowest place and 81 km at widest one.
Baikal water is very clean and crystal, especially in the spring, when algae and other microorganisms have not yet grown. So you can drink Baikal water without fear.
Summer season begins in june and ends in august and it is considered like the most popular season in the year. The average annual water temperature is +4 degrees, but in summer water in the bays can be up to 20-22 degrees. So you can swim a lot in summer. However tourists come not only for swimming. Summer Baikal is so diverse that every tourist can find what he likes best. Some people come to Lake Baikal for active tourism: crossing Baikal, rafting on rivers that flow into Baikal (boats, kayaks, trimarans), riding a horses, driving buggies, bicycles, and so on. Others come for excursional tourism: museums, galleries, excursions to famous places. The optimal period of vacation on Baikal is 7 days and more (Meet Baikal, Baikal Landscapes, East and West of Baikal). However If you have less time, don't worry, because even one day on Baikal is unforgettable.
Besides, Baikal region is famous for its ethnic flavor, shamanistic rituals and places sacred to many peoples of Asia. So you will see not only Baikal but also culture of Baikal peoples.