Buryat desert of the Barguzin valley will delight and fascinate you from the first seconds of being there. Sand dunes on the background of the endless Barguzin valley will surprise you with its unexpected contrast.
This place is almost unstudied, and not all the residents of Barguzin valley even know about it! This place is unique and inimitable, every season of the year have a great variety of colors. This place, as well as many other places in the valley, is protected by the spirits of the area, so do not forget to put a coin or some rice or sweets (without wraps), as an offering.
Sandy desert in Buryatia? Sounds incredible, but it’s a fact. Near the village of Elsun in the Barguzin valley there is a sandy desert called Kuytun. It is an amazing place, which is quite unusual for Buryatia. The Golden dunes seem to take you to the Sahara desert and the beautiful views of the Barguzin valley take your breath away.