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Johann Ferderer

Phone:  + 49 5102 67 59 58


Skype:  johann5523

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10.07.2011 - 09.09.2011

Fishing and rafting downstream Khamsara river

From Baikal Lake through the Eastern Sayan downstream Khamsara river to the very center of Asia is exactly what is considered to be a TransSayan trip. This trip is for true travelers and lovers of wild nature, magnificent mountains, rafting and fishing. The trip starts from railway station Sluydanka which is situated on the bank of Baikal Lake. The end point of the trip is Kyzyl which is the capital of Tyva.


Lake Baikal is situated in the center of Eurasia continent. Lake Baikal is the deepest lake in the world with its maximum depth of 1637 meters. Baikal is also the largest storage of sweet water on the earth. Entirely due to its unique fauna Baikal Lake is the cleanest lake on the earth. The transparency of water in Baikal Lake is approximately 40 meters.

The length of the lake is 636 km, the maximum width of the lake is 79,6 km while the minimum length is 27 km. The length of shore line is approximately 2000 km. Baikal Lake is surrounded by mountains from all the sides. On the western shore of the lake mountains ridges come up to the lake and almost fall into the water. Baikal Lake is considered to be one of the oldest lakes on the earth. In spite of this fact Baikal lake shows no signs of aging. At the same tine Lake is getting wider each year by 2 cm. The scientists think that Baikal Lake is an emerging sea. 336 rivers and springs flow into the lake, however only one river Angara flows out the lake.