Lake Baikal

Hello guys😄 Today’s topic is about lake baikal.

So what is so interesting about lake baikal that it is worth mentioning in an article?what is so special about it?

The above questions may rise in your mind cause these were the questions that raised in my mind when I heard of this lake Baikal.

Jumping straight in to the topic

Lake Baikal is the deepest and oldest lakes in the world.Lake Baikal is located in mountainous Russian region of Siberia.

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This lake is so massive that it's often mistaken for a sea. It  is known for its crystal clear water.It contains 20% of the world's total unfrozen freshwater reserve which adds another feather to it's cap.

Baikal is an abode to numerous species of Plants and animals native to that place.


The Buryat tribes, who raise goats, camels, cattle, sheep, and horses on the eastern side of the lake Baikal .

Lake Baikal is home to more than one thousand of species of plants and more than more than 2,500 species of animals

A wide range of mammal’s can be found in the lake around the lake such as Eurasian brown bear,elk,siberian deer etc .

Baikal seal is famous as it is one of the only three entirely fresh water seals.

Rich in aquatic flora,fishes ,amiphods, aquatic worms snails,bivalves,sponges etc.


Tourists visit this place from mid Jan to mid April also called the ice season as the thickness of the ice increases during this period allows safe driving enabling the mobility of tourists safely.
People who visit this enchanting lake are left spell bound. Its a beautiful destination for travelling and the especially the trails and  picturesque places near the lake Baikal are something that you shouldn't miss when you visit there. It definitely  should be added to once bucket list.


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