«Tus» in Turkic means salt. In fact, water in this lake is very salty and dense. This is the small Dead Sea. The lake is located among the hilly, woodless steppe of the north part of Khakassia. On the west side of lake there is a mountain range. The flat and open valley is located from the other sides.
Surface area is 2,65 square kilometers, the length of the shoreline is 8 kilometers and the max depth is 4,5 meters
On the lake’s shore there are some recreation centers where tourists can stay in the small houses or in the camps. It is possible to accommodate in the own tents; however tourists cannot forget that car parking closer than 50 meters from the lake is prohibited.
If tourists prefer to camp wild, they should take along wood or coal for the campfire and tent. On the north shore of the lake there is natural spring of drinking water.
According to the doctor’s opinion, this water helps to people who have a problem with locomotor, cardiovascular and nervous systems. On the lake’s shore, you can find a lot of therapeutic mud.