The best place to stay on a tour to Olkhon Island, Lake Baikal!

Lake Shara-Noor

Shara-Nur lake is one of the biggest lakes on Olkhon Island. It is also the only lake with mineralized water which has curative qualities. Because of minerals dissolved in the water, the body seems red while swimming there. The mud from the lake helps from different diseases, such as arthritis. From Buryat language “Shara-Nur” is translated as “yellow lake”. (“Shara” means “Yellow”). The elevation of the lake is 750 m above the sea level. Probably the name of the lake comes from the yellow flowers - Buttercups, which are widely spread on the picturesque shores. The lake is surrounded by various landscapes, it is possible to watch wild life of animals and birds there. In summer the water gets warm here.

Lake Shara-Noor
Lake Shara-Noor

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