Excirsion to Arshan

The resort village Arshan is situated in the southern slope of the Tunkinskaya valley, surrounded by high-altitude mountains – the Sayan mountain range. The health resort includes resort area, which contains natural therapeutic agents, devices and facilities for guest use; spa facilities and leisure culture catering. And also have trade and consumer services for people coming to the spa for treatment and rest.

The carbonated water of the health-resort Arshan is effective for curing diseases of the heart and the circulatory system, the nervous system, the gastro-intestinal tract and other parts of the body.  The word Arshan (from arasan, arashaan, arshan) means a mineral or warm spring. This term is widely used in Mongolia, China, Central Asia, the Altai region and Eastern Siberia. Its origin is attributed to the Sanskrit rashiani – nectar, drink of Gods.

The program of the excursion:

• 9:00 am – departure for Arshan (220 km). Snack in a cafe along the way

• 12:00 pm – arrival, excursion to the waterfalls (height 4-5 meters). The path goes through the picturesque forest along the mountain river of Kyngyrga. On the way you can drink and take with you mineral water – from cold and hot springs. Also you can buy pine nuts, different mountain herbs, and “sera” (the resin of cedar, that natives chew to strengthen teeth and gums), collected in the mountains

• Lunch at one of the cafes (Buryat cuisine)

• Passage through the settlement Zhemchug (45 km) and swimming in hot mineral springs

• Return to Irkutsk in the evening


Number of people in group 1 2 3-5 6-12 13-20 31-30 31-45
Price per person 500$ 280$ 190$ 120$ 80$ 60$ 50$

The price includes:

• transport (a passenger-car with a driver for 1-2 persons, a minibus with a driver for 3 and more persons, a bus with a driver for 13 or more persons)

• guide service

Should be paid extra:

• lunch

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Price: from 50$

Route:Irkutsk – Arshan village – Irkutsk

Schedule of excursions:year-round

Number of people in group:unlimited

Don't forget:
  • Money
  • Camera
  • Water
  • Lunch
  • Cash
  • Ribbons
  • Comfortable shoes

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