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Arshan (Russian: Арша́н ahr-SHAHN) is a small hot spring resort located at the foot of the Sayan Mountains in Buryatia.

Get in[edit]

By bus[edit]

  • From Ulan Ude one bus departing in morning — a 5-6 hour journey. (return bus departs at 7:30AM)
  • From Irkutsk one bus departing in morning — a 4-5 hour journey (return journey departs at 8AM)

Get around[edit]

See[edit][add listing]

  • Buddhist Temple. A small temple constructed in the Buryat-Mongolian style is located a short walk from the village.

Do[edit][add listing]

  • Hot springs
  • Hiking in nearby Sayan Mountains

Buy[edit][add listing]

Eat[edit][add listing]

  • Vegetarian meals available at the yoga camp (see 'Sleep' section)

Drink[edit][add listing]

Sleep[edit][add listing]

  • Most houses on Traktovaya Street offer rooms at around 70R — 250R per person.
  • Camp near the Kynryga River. Tents and sleeping bags can be rented at the site and there are free yoga sessions. Vegetarian meals are also available.

Get out[edit]

  • Sayan Mountains
  • Lake Baikal — a 3 hour bus ride (2 hours by car)

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