Located 70 km from the city of Orenburg is a large railway junction connecting Russia with Kazakhstan and Central Asian States.
The most interesting attraction of Sol-Iletsk – a group of salt lakes formed on the site of the old salt workings.
Sol-Iletsk Deposit on the basis of fangotherapy is a national treasure of Russia.
The unique lake is located at an altitude of 120 meters above sea level, cover an area of 53 hectares. Mineral (salty) lakes are unique in their composition, temperature and curative action.
The history of the development of therapeutic mud, salt, brine and other natural resources Sol-Iletsk steppe has for centuries. Traditional methods of treatment exist on the lakes for many years. Currently resting here annually more than 500 thousand people.
To date, 6 lakes formed Iletsk salt dome, dividing the composition into 3 different groups from the point of view of Spa resources:
1. “Salty” and mineral or brine, i.e., containing a high concentration of salt: the Collapse and O. O. New.
2. “Mud” – mud-brine containing therapeutic mud and brine: Tuzluca O. and O. Wrymouth.
3. “Fresh” – low-mineralized: Large urban and Small urban lake.
For those who want to go in the summer on the SOL-ILETSK salt lake, organized rides on salty mud healing lake (similar in composition to the Dead sea in Israel, Continue reading