About Baikal

  • Travel to Lake Baikal Long ago the fact that unique beauty Lake Baikal possesses also the strongest power is known! It isn't surprising that persons interested to make a trip to Lake Baikal very much want to touch surprising creation of the nature. Here still transfer ancient legends, legends of spirits of water and the mother of the earth. Travel to Baikal If you choose for travel across Russia Baikal – such rest will present you feeling of deep tranquility, will restore forces. From books we know long ago that Lake Baikal is considered the most deep-water on Earth. Travel to Lake Baikal it is impossible to forget, this touch to a sacred reservoir which loads with strong power. From this nature sanctuary really takes the breath away, and travel around Baikal will leave bright impressions in your memory for many years which will inspire you on new travel across…
  • Travel to Lake Baikal Long ago the fact that unique beauty Lake Baikal possesses also the strongest power is known! It isn't surprising that persons interested to make a trip to Lake Baikal very much want to touch surprising creation of the nature. Here still transfer ancient legends, legends of spirits of water and the mother of the earth. Travel to Baikal If you choose for travel across Russia Baikal – such rest will present you feeling of deep tranquility, will restore forces. From books we know long ago that Lake Baikal is considered the most deep-water on Earth. Travel to Lake Baikal it is impossible to forget, this touch to a sacred reservoir which loads with strong power. From this nature sanctuary really takes the breath away, and travel around Baikal will leave bright impressions in your memory for many years which will inspire you on new travel across…
  • HOLIDAYS AT LAKE BAIKAL with children Baikal – one of the best vacation spots of all family. The lake perfectly is suitable for those who want to spend time far from vanity of the big city and to plunge into the primitive nature. Rest on Baikal happens to children the most different, depending on wishes of each of family members in the summer. Seasonal rest on Baikal with children includes not only pastime near the lake, but also an opportunity to see the local sights. The set of travel agencies offers the organization of trips for Baikal which will fully allow to enjoy beauty of the lake, to see a lot of interesting and to have a rest just fine. Besides, the organization of accommodation and food is provided that is very convenient when on it there is no time. The prices of rest with children near Lake Baikal fluctuate…
  • Average length of a body of an adult seal — 165 cm (from the end of a nose until the end of back last). Weight is from 50 to 130 kg, a female on weight there are more males. Linear growth comes to an end at seals by 17−19 years, and weight continues still for a number of years and is possible until the end of life. Live till 55 years. In a quiet situation movement speed under water doesn't exceed 7−8 km/h. The maximum speed is 20−25 km/h. But with such speed she swims when leaves from danger. On a firm substratum the seal moves rather slowly, touching flippers and a tail. In case of danger passes to jumps. According to fishermen, the seal snared at a depth up to 200 m, but, as a rule, she dives on much smaller depths. The seal finds a forage in well…
  • Lake Baikal: depth, dislocation and natural features The pearl of Siberia, unique natural reservoir, the nice sea, pride of Russia – not to count the similar words pronounced concerning Lake Baikal. And all of them are absolutely deserved. Baikal attracts to itself the secrets and unique beauty. About him shoot movies, compose songs and verses; in his waters researches are constantly conducted. Animals and plants endemics, unusual transparency of water and ice, underwater ridges, mystical shrines – all this attracts thousands of people, scientists and simple tourists, there, where there is Lake Baikal, far inland. Features of the Siberian sea Lake Baikal – the world's largest reservoir filled with fresh water. The sizes impress him: the area of a water smooth surface is 31,7 thousand sq.km, the total length of the twisting coast is 2,1 thousand km. Depth of Lake Baikal in 1642 m competes to ocean depths, on all…
  • According to Limnological institute of the Siberian office of the Russian Academy of Sciences, 2 630 types and kinds of plants and animals, 2/3 which are endemics live in Baikal, that is live only in this reservoir. Such abundance of live organisms is explained by high content of oxygen in all thickness of the Baikal water. The crustacean of an epishur — an endemic of Baikal — makes up to 80% of biomass of zooplankton of the lake and is the major link in a food chain of a reservoir. He carries out function of the filter: passes through itself water, purifying it. Viviparous fish a golomyanka which body contains up to 30% of fat is most interesting in Baikal. She surprises biologists with daily fodder migrations from depths on shoal. From fishes the omul, a grayling, a whitefish, a sturgeon, a burbot, a taimen, a pike and others are…
  • The origin of the name of the lake is definitely not established. The most widespread versions of an origin of a toponym "Baikal" are given below: Bai Sack (Turkoman.) — rich lakeBaygaal-Dalai (монг.) — rich fireBeng-Hai (whale.) — North SeaThe first Russian zemleprokhodets of Siberia used the Evenki name "Lama" (sea). From the second half of the 17th century Russians pass to the name accepted at the Buryat — "Baygaal" (it is said as "Beygkhel"). At the same time they have linguistically adapted him for the language, having replaced characteristic for the Buryat of "" on more habitual for Russian "to" therefore there was finally a modern name.
  • Cruises across Baikal Long ago dreamed to arrange themselves and the family unforgettable rest, but you can't be defined, where to go? There are thousands of beautiful places which I will be able to present you unforgettable impressions, however, nothing will be able to be compared to cruise across Baikal. Today the cruise type of rest enjoys wide popularity, the small yacht or the motor ship give the unique chance to feel all features of the real water travel. Similar Baikal tours by motor ship can last not one day therefore you will be able to examine all sights and richness of the local nature. It is a remarkable opportunity for fans of the photo, during travel it is possible to make delightful pictures. Features of water travel across Baikal Baikal – one of the most fascinating and unique places for good rest of a body and soul. On the…