Baikal Dunes: "Baikal paradise" Top 5 Page for this destination Irkutsk Hotel Tip by Hotboy_san

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"Baikal Dunes" holiday center is a small, but very comfortable tourist center. It is situated in the most picturesque place of lake Baikal between Cape Malyi Kolokolnyi and Gendarme Cliff in Academical Bay, on the territory of Pribaikalsky National Park, which is one of the first-rate parks of Russia. It is one of the most beautiful places of the lake - taiga mountainsides, which are more than 20 million years old, slip down to the Baikal; a lot of big and small rocks, cedars, larches, blank rebby beach - create excellent mood. The nature of this bay you can see on pictures of artists, landscape painters, on labels of different goods, on TV programs about nature. It is unique place of lake Baikal where the average temperature is above zero degrees Centigrade, that's why the bay has its own unique climate. In May and June, when the ice has already moved, the water in the lake become the clearest, and you can see the lake floor at a depth of 40m. The bank of the lake is blanked with luxuriant lilac flowers - it is the Labrador tea (wild rosemary, rhododendron) - flower, which is noted to The Red Book. During the water walking it may be cool, that's why it is necessary to take warm jackets and caps with you. There is the warmest weather in July and August and you can go swimming and getting a tan on the beach. September covers all forest with unusual bright colors: yellow, red, orange: . You can go mushroom-kicking to the forest. It is not rare to meet squirrels, birds, wild animals here. Holiday center "Baikal Dunes" was opened in 1998. It is built in unique place, which is surrounded with cliffs and beautiful Siberian taiga by one side, and with lake Baikal by the other side. There are no automobile roads; this place is separated out of civilization for tens of kilometers. You can meet wild animals or dip into water of the most ancient lake on the planet. Here you can really touch original nature and your rest remains in your memory as an afterglow.

Address: Karl Marks street, 12, of.224
Price Comparison: about average
Phone: +7 3952 201852
Price: US$40-80
Theme: Other

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Jul 10, 2003
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