Ask Baikal

Hi there! My name is Maxim Milyutin. I am based in Irkutsk, Russia's Siberia. Traveller, organiser of local travel talks, and owner of Irkutsk hostel. Travel for me is not necessary movement to some place far away from home, it's a state of soul. That's why I like to travel around my home region and and abroad as well. I'm happy to share my knowledge about Baikal with everybody! Feel free to ask me about Lake Baikal via the contact form Tatiana Baksheeva, our previous blog runner, remains with us as a contributor.

Baikal Superlatives. No.3. Deepest Lake

By varying estimates, Baikal is 1, 637 meters (or 6 300 feet, or 1, 2 miles) deep.

Lake Baikal is the deepest lake. Photo courtesy Vasiliy Maslukov

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