How untouched nature on Lake Baikal’s secluded northern coast lures VIP tourists; Tass

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Russia – Lake Baikal

The remote northern coast of Baikal, the world’s largest freshwater lake and a UNESCO World Heritage site, is now available to a few VIP tourists.

ULAN-UDE, November 24. /TASS/. The remote northern coast of Baikal, the world’s largest freshwater lake and a UNESCO World Heritage site, is now available to a few VIP tourists.

The authorities of east Siberia’s Buryatia are seeking ways to improve the availability of these pristine places. A number of tourism specialists told TASS how to reach this remote coast and what should be done to attract more visitors.

According to Olga Sherkhoyeva, marketing director for the Visit Buryatia tourism center, more than half of the region’s residents have never visited the northern coast of Lake Bailkal.

“Some 50% of the visitors come there from Europe. Northern Baikal is definitely one of the lake’s best locations,” she explained.

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