Many adventure awaits you on Olkhon Island with its steppes and impenetrable heart of taiga. Lonely mountain ridges and sandy dunes. This is your escape from civilization to paradise. When it’s time for a change, let Olkhon Island rejuvenate your body and soul. On Olkhon Island its a untouched heaven which waiting to be discovered. Olkhon Island encompasses 700 sq meters. Offers a wide variety of flora and fauna as well as recreation.
There are many legends associated with Olkhon Island. On of such tales says that Genghis Khan emperor of the largest Mongol Empire in history was buried here.
Olkhon Island is rich with wonderful nature sights. Cape Burhan is famous. Becuase have a through cave which conducting directly to water of sacred lake. According to the old legend is here. Where the ancient spirit of Lake Baikal to dwell.
Panoramic view of the Maloye Sea will open to you from Khoboy cape. The most Northern point of island. And in good weather you can see natural monument the Ushkany Islands and Svyatoy Nos Peninsula.
Nobody remains indifferent to the beauty of the sandy dunes of Peschanaya Bay (Sandy). The Olkhon Crevice the deepest point of the lake has a depth of 1637 meters (5,370 ft, of which 3,875 are below sea level). Is located not far from the island.
Shallow water of the Maloye Sea attracts professional fishermen as well of a fishing tackle and a spinning. Noone leaves Olhon Island without a big catch!
Olkhon Island offers you a spectacular activities. This place for everybody to do mountain biking or jeep safaris and fishing. We recommended booking in advance specially in the summer months.