If you are traveling to Lake Baikal and willing to find a peaceful and quite place, your destination is Olkhon Island. Located 250 km North-West from Irkutsk, Olkhon island offers rich in variety nature and beautiful diverse landscape. Olkhon Island on Lake Baikal is a truly inspiring experience.
Circum-Baikal Railway is one of the most interesting tourist activities on Lake Baikal. 84 km of a picturesque track along Lake Baikal lies from Slyudyanka to Port Baikal and offers incredibly beautiful views on Lake Baikal as well as an unforgettable 5-hour long journey. Circum-Baikal Railway is one of the most picturesque railway tracks in the world and an absolute must see on Lake Baikal.
Since Lake Baikal is one of the largest lakes in the world, there are a few destinations you can choose for your trip. Here you will find an overview of the means of transport, and get an answer to the question: how to get to Lake Baikal by plane, Trans-Siberian railway and how to access Lake Baikal by bus or car from Irkutsk or Ulan-Ude.