Here is the list of guide books that almost all people who come
to the North Baikal region bring with them. Click on the titles to
see more information for each book (links are opened in new windows).
"Siberian BAM Guide - rail, rivers and road".
by Athol Yates & Nicholas Zvegintzov
(Formerly "Siberian BAM Railway Guide")
"BAMTour is the best-known company organizing tours on the BAM and
in the north Lake Baikal region. Director Rashit Yahin is one of
the longest-standig residents in Severobaikalsk, having worked on
the railway in the early 1970s and is Editorial Consultant on the
guide. Contact Rashit Yahin at BAMTour Company, 671717
Severobaikalsk, ul. Oktyabrya 16-2, tel/fax: +7-30139-21560,
Lonely Planet "Russia, Ukraine & Belarus"
by Ryan Ver Berkmoes, et al
Published in 2000
Quote (page 641):
"Another useful contact
is Rashit Yakhin(tel: 30139-21560, firstname.lastname@example.org) who worked
as a guide for many foreigners until suffering a stroke. He can
still arrange trips and homestays".
by Bryn Thomas, et al
Published in 2001
Quote (page 248):
"BAMTour (tel/fax 30139-21560,
e-mail: email@example.com, 671717 Severobaikalsk, ul.Oktyabrya
16-2) is a recommended company organizing tours on the BAM and in
the north Lake Baikal region. It's run by Rashit Yakhin who worked
on the railway in the yealy 1970s".