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Information on the trip

WEATHER AND CLIMATE IN THE REPUBLIC OF BURYATIA

Territory of the Republic of Buryatia has a severely continental climate, with harsh, long winters and short, hot summers with large annual and daily temperature fluctuations.
 In summer the temperature can rise up to 40 degrees and in winter drop to -45 degrees. Low winter temperatures are relatively easy to carry thanks to the dry air. Summer heat is felt only at midday, and the morning and evening hours pleasing his coolness.

TRAVEL ADVICE

Conference participants are advised to take along:
• Waterproof and windproof clothes;
• It is recommended to have comfortable shoes when travelling to Lake Baikal;
• It is recommended to take sunscreen (protection factor of at least 20) and sunglasses;
• Medicines to your prescription.

HOTEL ACCOMODATION OF DELEGATIONS

Danmark - Sibir Hotel
Canada – Baikal Plaza Hotel
England - Mergen Bator Hotel
European Parliament - Mergen Bator Hotel
Finland -  Mergen Bator Hotel
Japan - Mergen Bator Hotel
Norway  – Mergen Bator Hotel
Nordic Council - Mergen Bator Hotel
Island - Sibir Hotel
Sweden - Sibir Hotel
Singapore - Baikal Plaza Hotel
West – Nordic Council –  Sibir Hotel

TRANSPORTATION

Transfers between airport and hotels will be arranged on 14 June and on 17 June 2016 for the flights of “S7” air company. The buses will be marked with hotel names and a special sign "12-th CONFERENCE OF PARLIAMENTARIANS OF THE ARCTIC REGION».
Welcome speech and folklore greeting ceremony in Buryat style will be offered to the delegation.

Buses will run between hotels and Conference hall in the House of the Government of the Republic of Buryatia according to the schedule which you will find at reception in hotels.

EXCURSION TO LAKE BAIKAL (JUNE 16)

We advise to take warm clothes, sunglasses and a cap when travelling to lake Baikal.

PAYMENT FOR ACCOMMODATION AND OTHER SERVICES

Hotels accept credit cards (Visa, Master Card) and cash. Please, note that on arrival participants will be required to give their passports and migration cards for registration, which will be returned as soon as the managers will make the registration.

CURRENCY EXCHANGE

 The easiest way to access funds is through ATM machines or in banks which are open 09:00 till 19:00

CONTACTS

Should you have any questions or need assistance, please, contact our volunteers or at phone:
+7 902 454 66 92 Nazimova Ekaterina
+7 914 634 47 60 Yakovleva Margarita