How to get to Gladenkaya (Khakasiya)
655600, Russia, Khakasiya Republic, Sayanogorsk, Sovetsky Area, #38
Tel:. +7 (39042) 7-37-42, 2-66-42
Fax: +7 (39042) 7-38-11
Take a federal road from Krasnoyarsk to Abakan and then towards Sayanogorsk, from where it's a 40 km drive up the mountain to Gladenkaya.
There are daily flights by Vladivostok Avia from Vladivostok to Abakan (5 hours, about $550 return) and by KrasAir from Moscow to Abakan (4 hours, about $400 return).
Local buses go from Abakan to Sayanogorsk (80 km), from where it's another 40 km journey to Gladenkaya Resort.
A direct train goes from Moscow to Krasnoyarsk (along the Trans-Siberian railway, takes about 3 days, costs about $120 one way), from where you can change to an overnight train to Abakan (takes 6 hours, costs about $20 one way) and then take a bus to Gladenkaya.READ NEXT: Your views