Way to Russia Guide

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Practical information

Health & Safety Please note, that during the summer months (from May to first half of July) in the forest areas around Krasnoyarsk (including Stolby) there's a danger of getting encephalitis from a bite of a tick.

Irkutsk: practical information

Emergency Cases If you have nowhere to stay, and you don't feel like being out, you can go to Irkutsk railway station, there's a non-comfortable, but secure waiting area.

Getting to / from and around Krasnoyarsk

Krasnoyarsk is situated on Trans-Siberian railway about halfway between Novosibirsk and Irkutsk, so there are many trains passing by every day.