Hydrofoil trip to Olkhon island

Wednesday 2005-08-17

Today we went by hydrofoil from Severobajkalsk to Olhon island.

Bus transfer to the port:

Waiting for the boat...

Kometa hydrofoil Nizhenangarsk - Severobajkalsk - Olkhon - Irkutsk:

Made in the USSR:

The hydrofoil runs twice weekly in high summer. It's a great way to see the Bajkal lake. Our trip was 300 kilometers long (abouth half of the lenght of the lake) and it took about 6 hours.

Some impressions of the trip:

A rainbow:

Ollhon island: