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A ferry boat Olkhon Mainland appears on Baikal Lake
21.05.2010 12:59
A ferry boat Olkhon  Mainland appears on Baikal Lake
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A ferry boat makes trips between the Olkhon Island in the Baikal Lake and the mainland. It has already become popular among the tourists, visiting the Lake of Baikal.
      According to the sources, the Olkhonskiye vorota ferry boat will make 10 trips a day till the June, 15, when the number of the services is supposed to be increased to 14 in connection with the peak of the tourist season. The amount of trips depends on the demand for them. On the October, 15 the ferry boat will finish the service and resumes it next year.
      The Island of Olkhon is the most popular place for holiday on Baikal Lake. It takes 4 hours to get there from Irkutsk. The trip includes bus (or car) and ferry boat. The water trip takes from half an hour to one hour and a half.
      You can go to Baikal Lake with Russia-IC services: we can provide you Russian Visa Support and Train Tickets, or Trip along Trans-Siberian Railroad, which goes in close vicinity to the Lake. The part of Trans-Siberian Railroad, Circum-Baikal Railway getting round Baikal Lake is worth to be visited as itself. The Circum-Baikal Railroad, combining the architecture, engineering structures and coastal landscape on Baikal, is a historical monument and tourist attraction, popular among the Russian tourists and foreigners as well. Its different engineering constructions are not only picturesque; much of them are absolutely unique.


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