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Siberia

Though it’s true that Siberia really does live up to its reputation of sprawling, barren, freezing tundra, there’s much more to it. From Omst Oblask in the west, to the furthest northern reaches of Taymyria, and as far east as Chita Oblast on the border with China, it covers more than 5.1 million square miles. It has swampy plains, dense taiga thickets and forests, packed with rare and beautiful flora and fauna; it has soaring mountains set with sparkling glacial lakes and pretty cities whose streets are lined with historical architecture.

Such varied terrain is, of course, highly conducive to a huge range of interests and pursuits. The glorious Altai Mountains, for example, as well as being breathtakingly beautiful, are an enduringly popular destination for hiking, trekking and white water rafting. Not forgetting Lake Baikal - the jewel of Siberia - which is one of the deepest and purest lakes in the world. Dotted with islands and fringed with mountains, Baikal is one of Siberia’s most precious treasures and its magical drawing force is not to be resisted. 

Though it’s true that Siberia really does live up to its reputation of sprawling, barren, freezing tundra, there’s much more to it. From Omst Oblask in the west, to the furthest northern reaches of Taymyria, and as far east as Chita Oblast on the border with China, it covers more than 5.1 million square miles. It has swampy plains, dense taiga thickets and forests, packed with rare and beautiful flora and fauna; it has soaring mountains set with sparkling glacial lakes and pretty cities whose streets are lined with historical architecture.

Such varied terrain is, of course, highly conducive to a huge range of interests and pursuits. The glorious Altai Mountains, for example, as well as being breathtakingly beautiful, are an enduringly popular destination for hiking, trekking and white water rafting. Not forgetting Lake Baikal - the jewel of Siberia - which is one of the deepest and purest lakes in the world. Dotted with islands and fringed with mountains, Baikal is one of Siberia’s most precious treasures and its magical drawing force is not to be resisted. 

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TRAVELOGUES

TRAVELOGUES

Dozen Dream Destination: Yakutsk for the Extreme Weather

Dozen Dream Destination: Yakutsk for the Extreme Weather

Author : Travelogues
Adventure enthusiasts, get ready, because the Siberian capital of Yakutsk packs in more weather extremes than any other city in Asia.
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Baikal Marathon: The Ultimate Challenge

Baikal Marathon: The Ultimate Challenge

Author : John McMahon
In the frozen wastes of Siberia is Lake Baikal. Only the most hardened runners take on this marathon on ice, the challenge of a lifetime.
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Remote Lands Cold Winter Pick: Lake Baikal for the Adventure

Remote Lands Cold Winter Pick: Lake Baikal for the Adventure

Author : Travelogues
Lake Baikal is a Remote Lands favorite. For the adventure traveler, there's nowhere better in the whole of Russia for dog-sledding, ice driving, and the culture of Siberia.
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Winter Travel Season for South Siberia Approaches

Winter Travel Season for South Siberia Approaches

Author : Tyler Roney
Next month South Siberia get a little bit whiter as the snows come to the frozen wastes. A route on two wheels and by rail from Tomsk and Tobolsk features lands of fairytale, literature, and architecture.
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Breaking the Ice: Discovering Siberia’s Lake Baikal

Breaking the Ice: Discovering Siberia’s Lake Baikal

Author : Jay Tindall
Baikal is the deepest and purest lake on the planet, a frozen sea in the heart of Siberia and an adventurer's icy paradise of driving, helicopters, and dog sleds. From the Old Believers to the Buryat bone crushers, its shores and islands are sacred to those who call Baikal home.
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Into the Wilds of Kamchatka

Into the Wilds of Kamchatka

Author : Jay Tindall
Kamchatka is a mysterious destination in Russia's Far East, located along the “Ring of Fire” and known for its more than 200 volcanoes and diverse wildlife.
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The Grandest Tour – Aman Private Jet Expedition 2020

The Grandest Tour – Aman Private Jet Expedition 2020

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Kyoto to Greece Aman Private Jet Expedition 2020

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A Mindful and Cultural Journey - Aman Private Jet Expedition 2020

A Mindful and Cultural Journey - Aman Private Jet Expedition 2020

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