Those who really want to get to know the sacred lake must visit its eastern coast.
It's from Buryatia's side on Lake Baikal that miles of sandy beaches and secluded bays, untouched nature and warm Chivyrkuisky Bay, healing hot springs and bright Buddhist datsans, the largest rookery of Baikal seal and majestic Svyatoy Nos, Buryat national cuisine and local color, Barguzin Valley and sunny Ulan-Ude - the Republic's capital.
As part of the tour, you will visit Ivolginsky datsan and get acquainted with the most beautiful places of Ulan-Ude, go on a real water adventure to the Ushkanyi Islands in search of seals, and have a rest on the longest sandy beach in Baikal. You'll also visit the Barguzin Valley and take a hot bath, see the Face of the Goddess Yanzhima in Barguzin datsan, learn the local legends, and taste the Buryat buuzes and freshly brewed ukha right on the shore of Lake Baikal. We are absolutely sure that you will make a lot of friends and fall in love with Lake Baikal!