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About Baikal

The largest natural reservoir of fresh water – 20% of the world’s reserves.
The planet’s deepest lake – maximum depth 1642 meters.
The oldest lake – age 25 – 30 million years.
The lake is located at an altitude of 455 meters above the sea level.
336 rivers and streams fall into Baikal, only 1 river flows out of the lake
Clear and transparent water – the transparency is up to 40 meters.
Mild climate, 2277 of sunshine a year.
Five landscapes and climatic zones.
More than 1000 endemic representatives of flora and fauna.
UNESCO World Heritage site.