Reasons To Visit Surgut
The city of Surgut is best known for its association with the oil industry but also offers many interesting landmarks and attractions for travelers. Some of the most popular attractions in the city include the Surgut Art Museum and the many historic buildings around the Old Surgut district, while the stunning Holy Transfiguration Temple must be seen in person to be believed. If you fancy ongoing on an excursion in the region you can visit some of the best landmarks such as the charming village of Tundrino or Lyantor village overlooking the Pim River. Also be sure to sample some authentic Russian delicacies during your stay or enjoy a drink with the locals at a bar to take in the atmosphere.
Arriving In Surgut
Surgut International Airport is located just 10 km away from the city of Surgut and mostly handles domestic and regional flights. If you are looking to book flights from the UAE to Surgut you won’t be able to make the journey directly, but there are a couple of flight options available which would involve just a single transfer.
When your flight has arrived at the airport, the most convenient way to get to your destination is to flag down a taxi just outside of the airport. During your time at the airport there are a couple of eateries and shops available to help pass the time, but make sure you bring everything essential with you as there are only a limited number of amenities available.
Surgut Travel Information
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UAE nationals making the journey to Russia will need to apply for a visa first in order to enter the country. It gets extremely cold during the winter in Surgut with subzero temperatures and snowfall on most days, while during the brief summer between June and August you can expect average highs of around 20 degrees. Remember that you will need to change up your money to the Russian ruble, while Surgut is just one hour ahead of the UAE so you don’t need to worry about jet lag.
* This information is correct as of January 2018
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