Lake Baikal (Irkust Province)
Discover a place so beautiful it literally will take your breath away. Lake Baikal, in the Irkust Province of Siberia in Russia, is simply magical – you have to visit it and see for yourself. It is paradise for the nature lover, the wildlife watcher and the consummate fisherman.
The name says it all – "Baikal" is from the Turk language that means "wealthy" (bai) and "lake" (kul). So Baikal is "Wealthy Lake", and indeed it is. Its nickname, the "Pearl of Siberia", is well-deserved.
Lake Baikal is a national treasure that is prized for its sheer beauty and immensity...