The eastern part of Lake Baikal less populated and not as well known as a Western, but here you can find many interesting places for an active, event, tourism. Holy Nose Peninsula – the largest peninsula on the lake, spur Barguzin range. The peninsula is mountainous, the highest point – 1878 m, this is one of the few places in Siberia, where standing on the crest of the ridge one can simultaneously see four other circuits. Buryat name of the Holy Nose 'Hilmen Khushun' means' face (nose) of sturgeon. " He was a cult place of the Buryat shamans.
On the peninsula of Lake Baikal and see the Olkhon Ushkanyi Islands, Maritime ridge and Hamar-Daban. The western slopes of the Holy Nose rocky, densely covered with primeval taiga, which snap into the water east, replete with many bays and headlands. On the plateau is a zone of alpine tundra, there are no water sources. The largest settlement – a settlement Kurbulik with a population of just over a hundred people. Only a few thousand years ago the Holy Nose Peninsula was an island and was not connected with the mainland. He was separated from the eastern shore of a narrow strait, and two rivers – the Small and Chivyrkuy Barguzin flowing into the lake to the south of the island, gradually filled the Strait of sand and silt.
Baikal storm finished work securely linking the island to the mainland by a sandy spit. The strait has become a deep bay with lots of cozy bays – Chivyrkuisky Bay of Lake Baikal. Chivyrkuisky shallow bay (10 m) and is well heated. He also is famous for one of the best fishings on Lake Baikal. Along the east coast is an ecological trail "The road to pure Baikal." The trail starts on the southern outskirts of the village Barguzin passes through Barguzin ridge and valley of the Great Chivyrkuy goes to Lake Baikal. All National Park trails are well-equipped and serviced regularly. On eastern shore of the bay there are several rocky headlands and sandy coves, the most comfortable, warm and protected from the wind – the steep lip. South Coast waterlogged, low. On the west coast as there are good and beautiful places for recreation, for example, near the cabin Kulin, where the surface there are thermal water, forming a small and very shallow lake. The water in the bays warm up to 18-22 C, the beach sand in them. Near the headlands beautiful islands are the Big and Small Kyltygey, which are bird rookeries – gnezdovischa mew gulls and herring. From this side of the bay on the coast there are villages Monakhovo, Katun Kurbulik.