Frozen Baikal

Lake Baikal in winter is an amazing place. You arrive into the kingdom of ice and snow. The best time is February and March, it is when the lake is totally covered with 1 meter ice.

Best things to do at lake Baikal:

Off road trips on Olkhon Island
Day visit to Listvyanka village
Trekking or bicycle on ice
Russian holidays and events
Ice fishing
Russian style sauna
Swimming in Baikal
Hot water pool in Arshan or Barguzin valley
Railroad adventures
Museums and workshops
Meeting locals