The Republic of Buryatia is situated on the shores of the deepest lake in the world – Lake Baikal. The territory of Buryatia is rich in thermal springs, the beautiful scenery, virgin taiga. Recreation in Buryatia is good at any time of the year. In summer, they are available active, hiking, rafting, mountaineering tours, cruises around Lake Baikal. In winter, your way will be lit by the bright sun, you will see the vast expanse of the Baikal ice with quaint natural sculptures and snow-covered peaks of the mountains. Winter in Buryatia is the perfect season for active and extreme sports.
There are good conditions for practicing free ride, skiing, skiing on snow–scooter, dog sledding. In spring, extremals still continue to conquer the slopes, at the same time the season of ice fishing is in full swing. Autumn is perfectly suited for the treatment and rehabilitation on the health resorts, for relaxing rest, hiking, the contemplation of nature, which gives to the guests magnificent colors, fresh air and new feelings.
The Republic of Buryatia is the region of the Russian Federation, it is a part of the Siberian Federal District.
Ulan-Ude is an administrative and economic and cultural center of the republic. The distance from Ulan–Ude to Moscow is 5519 km by rail way, 3,500 kilometers to the Pacific Ocean, 130 km to Lake Baikal.
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The Republic of
Buryatia is situated in the southern part of Eastern Siberia, to the south and
east from Lake Baikal.
It borders on with Mongolia, Tyva, Irkutsky and Zabaikalsky regions. According to the solar days in a year, Buryatia is comparable to the Crimea, the Caucasus and Central Asia. That's why Buryatia is often called "Sunny Buryatia".
There is a direct flight From Moscow to Ulan–Ude by air companies: «Aeroflot»,"S7","VIM-AVIA", «Ural Airlines», «Yakutia». Travel time is 5–6 hours. International airport «Baikal» is situated 15 kilometers from the city center or a 20-minute drive away. You can get from the airport to the city center by public transport, using route buses: № 28, № 55, № 77. Travel time is 20 minutes.
The distance from Ulan–Ude to Moscow is 5519 km by rail way. It takes 4 days. The railway station is 2 km away from the city center, or a 5minute drive away. You can get from the railway station to the city center by public transport, using route buses: № 4, № 23, № 36, № 63.
The total length of roads in Buryatia is more than 14 thousand km. Two federal highways go through the Republic of Buryatia: they are the highway M55 “Baikal” from Moscow to Vladivostok and A165, Ulan–Ude — Kyakhta — Mongolia.