Territory 

The territory of Siberia extends eastward from the Urals to the watershed between the Pacific and Arctic basins. Siberia stretches southward to the national borders of Mongolia and China.  Siberia makes up about 77% of Russia's territory (13.1 million square kilometres), but is home to only 28% (40 million people) of Russia's population.

On the territory Siberia there are famous Lake Baikal, beautiful nature of Altai, an amazing national park in Krasnoyarsk "Stolby". Russian said "Who didn’t sea the Lake Baikal, didn’t see Siberia".

Siberia borders with Ural and Far East. Also Siberia has national borders with Mongolia and China.

Weather

In winter average temperature is about −20 °C. In summer average temperature is about +25 °C.

Main cities

Omsk, Novosibirsk, Krasnoyarsk, Irkutsk, Ulan-Ude

How to get by railway

  • To Krasnoyarsk - train 052 Moscow – Krasnoyarsk (the duration of the trip is 60h 20 min, it’s better to have stop in Yekaterinburg, before going to Krasnoyarsk) or train 002 Moscow – Krasnoyarsk (the duration of the trip is 56h 50 min, it’s better to have stop in Yekaterinburg, before going to Krasnoyarsk).
  • To Irkutsk - train 002 Moscow – Irkutsk (the duration of the trip is 74h, it’s better to have stop in Yekaterinburg and Krasnoyarsk, before going to Irkutsk).
  • To Novosibirsk - train 056 Moscow – Novosibirsk (the duration of the trip is 47h 30 min) or train 030 Moscow – Novosibirsk (the duration of the trip is 48h 45 min)
  • To Ulan-Ude train 362 Irkutsk – Ulan-Ude (the duration of the trip is 8h 29 min) or train 263 (361) Ulanbaatar – Ulan-Ude (the duration of the trip is 35h 37 min)

 

How to get by air

Companies which fly to Tolmachevo: China Southern Airlines, Utair, Transaero, Nordwind Airlines, Turkish airlines, S7, Ural Airlines and others.

Companies which fly to Baikal: Aeroflot, Ural Airlines, S7, Nordwin Airlines, Nord Star Airlines and others.