There are two sanatoriums located at opposite ends of the town, which offer drinking water from hot springs.
There are numerous hot springs in the Tunka valley. One close to Arshan (36km) is in the little village "Schemtschug" with 3 swimming pools. The mineral water has 55°. Minibusses leave a couple of times per day from the Arshan bus station. Return trip 350R (summer 2018). Entry to pools 250R
There are few shops located on a main Traktovaya (Трактовая) street, just look for a sign saying "магазин".