Russia - Western Siberia (Chapter)
This is the Western Siberia chapter from Lonely Planet’s Russia guidebook.
From unforgettable lakes to underground cafés, the west of this colossal region has much more to offer than snow and ice. Expect contrast and extremes, from urban chaos to remote areas where encountering a fellow traveller is a real event.
- explore the dishevelled old town in Tobolsk, Siberia’s former capital
- take a stroll through the student city of Tomsk and its picturesque wooden homes
- restaurants and accommodation
- chill out at placid Lake Teletskoe, Western Siberia’s answer to Lake Baikal
Coverage includes: Tyumen, Tobolsk, Omsk, Novosibirsk, Akademgorodok & Seyatel, Tomsk, Altai, Barnaul, Biysk, Gorno-Altaisk & around, Lake Teletskoe & Artybash, Lake Manzherok, Chemal, Chuysky Trakt, Kemerovo Region, Novokuznetsk and Sheregesh.
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