Lake Tus is the most salted lake situated in the Republic of Khakassia (Russia). It is located on the territory of Shirinsky District, four kilometers far from the village Solenoozernoe and twenty-five kilometers far from the village Shira. Shirinsky District is some kind of the richest part of the Republic of Khakassia including more than 40 different lakes (the most famous among them are Lake Shira, Lake Belyo, Lake Itkul and others).
Lake Shira is actually among the most favourite vacation destinations for Russian tourists and guests from other parts of the world. Water in this lake includes a unique curative composition and is very helpful for different sicknesses and medical problems.
Lake Shira is situated in Russia, exactly in the Republic of Khakassia, 160 kilometers north of Abakan town. There is one more lake there 4 kilometres west of Lake Shira – Lake Itkul which is a fresh lake. And also 9 kilometres north of this place these is located the biggest mineral reservoir of the republic – Lake Belyo.
On the west part of Lake Shira we can find a small village Zhemchuzhny. On the territory of this village the health resort “Lake Shira” was founded.
A forest steppe surrounds the reservoir. A rare mixture of dry climate of steppes and fresh air of the lake produces a unique curative atmosphere.