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The deepest lake in the world, in the south of the Russian region of Siberia.

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Lake Baikal: Where to get general information about ferries and is the ferry Severobajkalsk - Khakusy still running, and when?

We want to make a trip to lake Baikal end of June/ beginning of July 2019. We are interested in nature and remote places, and also not staying on the lake all the time, also the mountains. We are ...
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Great Baikal Trail from Listvyanka to Bol'shiye Koty

It says on the Great Baikal Trail's website that a permit is necessary to take the hike from Listvyanka to Bol'shiye Koty. However, I have not been able to find the following details on the website: ...
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Getting to Olkhon Island in late September

I am traveling to Irkutsk, Russia in late September and would like to get to Olkhon Island (Khuzhir). I have checked the following boat and bus schedules: https://vsrp.ru/en/passengers/timetable/ ...
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What is the best way to visit both Lake Khövsgöl and Lake Baikal?

I am interested in a trip to visit both Lake Khövsgöl and Lake Baikal. Khövsgöl seems to be in an extremely remote area so I'm not sure what is the best way to visit the lake. What is the best way ...
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Are there any boat tours for Lake Baikal?

I am interested in visiting Lake Baikal and exploring the areas around the lake. What is the best way of doing so and which nearby town should I use as my homebase? I'd expect using a boat to go ...