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Monakhovo stands on the coast of the Chivyrkuysky Bay washing the Svyatoy Nos Peninsula, almost at the very entrance to the peninsula. The name of the village speaks for itself - once there was a monastery here.
Ushkanyi Islands
There are four islands in the archipelago: Bolshoy (Large), Tonkiy (Thin), Krugly (Round) and Dlinny (Long). One of the main attractions of the archipelago is the legendary Baikal rookeries of very cute and very rare seals.
History Of Svyatoy Nos
According to one version, the name of Svyatoy Nos was given to the peninsula by Cossack settlers, and the word nose simply means cape.
Plan Your Trip To Ushkanyi Islands
Summer is the best time to observe the seals that bask on the warm stones.
Tourist Villages Of Svyatoy Nos
Svyatoy Nos has a civilization of three villages.
Plan Your Trip To Svatoy Nos
A stay on the territory of the Trans-Baikal National Park should be paid.
The Route Around The Baikal Lake Wont Disappear
The train on the Circum-Baikal Railway will be preserved.
The Baikal Tourism Cluster
Irkutsksky, Slyudyansky and Olkhonsky Districts will be joined into a single tourism cluster of the southern coast of the Baikal Lake.
Circum-Baikal Railway Needs Preservation
The Siberian Baikal Tourism Association (SBAT) appealed to the Russian Union of Tourism Industry asking for help in the preservation of the most important tourist route in the east of the country - the tourist train on the Circum-Baikal Railway (CBR).
Baikal Ice Marathon
About 150 people from 25 countries took part in Baikal Ice Marathon in March.


Forest Burned by Summer Fires to be Restored in Irkutsk Region
The action Plant One Million Trees has been launched in the Irkutsk Region that suffered massive fires in summer.
Jubilee Festival 'Stars on Baikal' Held in Irkutsk
The annual international music festival Stars on Baikal is taking place in Irkutsk for the 10th time this year.
The Baikal Beaches
Many beaches are almost ready for tourists in Baikal.
Water Level In the Baikal Lake Is Decreasing
The water level in the Baikal Lake has decreased by 1 more centimeter due to the shortage of water and has gone beyond the minimum level of 456.0 meters.
Water Level in Lake Baikal Reached Its Record Low
The water in Lake Baikal, the cleanest and the deepest lake in the world, has dropped a record 40 cm to a sixty-year low for the past year and came near to the critical mark of 456 m., which can be followed by an ecocatastrophe.
Photo Exhibition of Baikal-Lena Nature Reserve
Timiryazev Biological Museum has opened the photo exhibition Baikal and Lena, Mountains and Taiga.
Gate of Baikal Development
A low-rise park hotel with 71 rooms will open in the special economic zone of tourist-type Gate of Baikal in the end of 2017.
Clean Ice Of Lake Baikal
"Clean ice of Lake Baikal" event was held in April in Listvyanka village and on Olkhon ferry crossing. The action took place in the framework of Let's Save Baikal project, organized by the Center for Development of Environmental and Social Projects ANCO.
Winter Baikal Is Better Than Lapland
Baikal was declared the best place for winter holidays by National Geographic Magazine.
Pulp Mill At the Baikal Can Be Resumed
The bankruptcy manager of the Baikal Pulp and Paper Plant Alexander Ivanov said that the information about the official shutdown of the production at the Baikal Pulp and Paper Plant (BPPP) spread before was a myth.
Heart of Baikal Film Festival
Heart of Baikal film festival was held from October 18 to 24 in Irkutsk. The goal of the film festival is to revive classic spiritual, moral, and family values such as devotion in marriage. Famous Russian theater and film actors agreed to take part in the festival.
Monument to Song Character Set up on Lake Baikal
A monument to the character of the Russian folk song On Wild Steppes of Transbaikalia the Maverick has appeared at the viewing point over the Kurkutsky Gulf of Lake Baikal.
Roerich Museum House Burned Down near Lake Baikal
This morning, on October 22, the Roerich Museum House in Angasolka Settlement in the Slyudyanka District has burned down.
Kodar National Park: Preserve And Improve
Kodar is a Trans-Baikal ridge, known worldwide for its perma-glaciers and unique peaks. 200-kilometers stretched ridge has not been thoroughly explored by tourists yet.
Baikal A Watermelon Lake
20 tons of watermelons spilled into Lake Baikal.
Everything About National Park In One Place
An integrated visitor information center is open on Olkhon Island since mid-July.
Dancing Shamans Found Near Baikal
Scientists from Irkutsk have found cave paintings of ancient people in Northern Baikal region.
Car Voyage Towards Baikal
The scientists will reconstruct the route of Ivanov, the discoverer of Lake Baikal.
Lake Baikal will attract tourists with newly built theme park
The Minister of Nature plans to build a theme park, titled Reserved Russia, in the place of the Baikal Pulp and paper Mill. The park is to become the heart of the recreation zone near Baikal, it will attract lots of tourists and will provide for job places to the local people.
Baikal Trophy 2013: More Than 2,000 Kilometres Across the Ice
Ten crews turned across Lake Baikal in 10 days, covering more than 2,000 kilometres across the ice.
A Hundred of New Tourist Centers to Be Built around Lake Baikal
It is planned to built over 100 tourist canters at the Baikal natural site around Lake Baikal, according to the Ministry of Russian National Resources.
French Experts to Develop Baikal Nature Reserve
The visit of French specialists to the Baikal Nature Reserve has resulted in the agreement between foreign experts and the administration of the reserve. According to it, the French will carry out the part of works on the design of museum expositions and natural routes.
Ice Golf Tournament to be Held on Baikal
The 8th golf tournament will be held on the ice of Lake Baikal near the settlement of Listvyanka March 24-25, 2012.
How to Celebrate New Year on Baikal Lake
It is time to think about the approaching New Year holidays. You can spend it at home with your family, visit Moscow museums that will be free during the winter time or have the most extraordinary New Year and enjoy Baikal adventures in Siberia.
Photo Exhibition Save Baikal to Be Held in Moscow
An exhibition dedicated to Baikal nature will take place at the Flacon Design Factory on November 12. An interesting program will be provided by a volunteer team Make a Move.
Russians Have Chosen the Best Place for Ecotourism
Russian people consider Baikal Lake to be the best ecotourism destination. The choice was made by a vote on My planet travel awards web-site, which reflects the preferences of Russian tourist.
First Path for Disabled Persons On Baikal Shore
Baikal volunteers built a path of 200 metres for disabled people.
A Former Lithuanian Triathlete to Cross Baikal for Two Days
A former Lithuanian triathlete to cross the Lake Baikal in its widest and deepest place for two days. On Thursday morning Vidmantas Urbonas, 53, the 1998 world ultra-triathlon champion, has started its race from the cape Bezymyanniy (Nameless) in Buryatia.
Web-cameras Will Be Installed in Baikal National Park
One can watch rare animals in real time now with the help of modern equipment.
Extra boat excursions on Baikal
Extra sailings appear from July, 1 for boat excursions along Circum Baikal Railroad, because this attraction is enjoying popularity now. One extra sailing will take place on June, 24. From July, 1 this Thursday sailing will be regular.

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