Olkhon Island – the pearl of Lake Baikal

Olkhon Island - the pearl of Lake Baikal

Olkhon Island is the only inhabited island of Lake Baikal. Olkhon is very beautiful with its diverse nature – on its territory there are wide steppes, sandy beaches and dense forests. Just meet the severe marble rocks decorated with colored mosses and swamps overgrown with aquatic plants. On Olkhon 1500 people live, the easiest way is to get to it from Irkutsk.

Olkhon Island is very impressive tourists, you can come to it in winter and summer.

Olkhon Island on map:

Photo source: smorodina.com and google.com.

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