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Arshan - the Saint Springs of Siberia - Option 1 (12 hours)

Arshan is a small village and resort famous for its hot springs located at the foot of the Sayan Mountains in Tunka Valley about 210km/130mi south of Irkutsk city.

This option is for folks who want to spend few days at Arshan resort, or take a bus one way and return by a private car. The driver will pick you up from the hotel in Arshan resort or Irktusk city and bring you same day to where you need to be. 

The word Arshan comes from Buryat language and means "Saint Spring". The place is very popular among local residents because of the healing properties of mineral springs, and majestic views of Tunka Valley. Visitors are welcomed by comfortable hotels and basic resort infrastructure. Trip to Arshan is a great option for folks who like to actively experience nature's wonders, explore new places, and mingle with local culture and life. 

HIGHLIGHTS: 

  • Experience true Eastern Siberia.
  • Soak in the natural hot carbonate springs.
  • Climb the Love Peak (2144m high), takes from 3 to 5 hours.
  • Visit Zhemchug village (~38km) to see geyser gushing 766m
  • Explore Kyngarga River and its 12 waterfalls.
  • Visit local Buddhist Datsan (Temple) of Buryat people
  • Embrace yourself into the ethnic mosaic of the rural Siberia
Type: Small Group Tours
Duration: 12 hours

Important info

Price includes
  • Private vehicle with personal driver, gasoline;
  • Bilingual escort guide incl. food & board (optional)
  • Not included
  • Meals/Drinks/Snacks;
  • Entrance fees to museums, sites, exhibits
  • National Park fees;
  • Sights included in program

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    1 person - US$ 380 (US$ 380 per person)
    2 person - US$ 320 (US$ 160 per person)
    Price for persons: 1 - 2

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