Tourist Routes on Olkhon Island Closed to Tourists Due to High Fire Hazard

Tourist Routes on Olkhon Island Closed to Tourists Due to High Fire Hazard


The press service of "Zapovednoe Pribaikalie" reported that due to the high class of fire hazard and the current special fire-prevention regime, it was decided to suspend the issuance of permits for visiting a number of routes in the Baikal National Park.

In particular, the following routes have been closed: "North of Olkhon Island", "Kurma village - Kochurikovo village", "Hidden stones", "Port Baikal", "Circum-Baikal Railway", "Source of the Angara", "Perekrestok stop - Circum-Baikal Railway", "Temnaya Pad stop - Staraya Angasolka", "Tyrgan village - Sagan-Zaba tract", "Tazherany", "Buguldeyka village - Pad Bolshaya Marta - Petrova village".

The press service noted that the issuance of permits will resume after a decrease in the classes of fire hazard, which are established daily.

"We remind you that the ban on making fires, burning dry vegetation and cooking on an open fire remains in effect on open routes," the statement says.

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