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Snowy Craca - the Southern Urals

Region: Urals 

South Urals is an ideal place for winter holidays. Winters are still snowy and frosty here and mountains stay covered with white blanket shining in the sun.
We invite you for a journey on sleigh or horses along forest and mountain trails. The rout of this exotic programs passes spurs of Kraka-Tau mountain range, Kaga and Agidel rivers flood plains.

Our guides

Itinerary:

Day 1

04.00 - 06.00 Meeting at Beloretsk railway station (local time).
Arrival to Kaga village. Accommodation in Tengri refuge. Breakfast.
Excursion around the village: local history and traditions, ironworks of Urals. Visit to Nikolskaya church, to the springs (1 km).
Lunch. Learning to manage horses and to use harnes. Sleigh riding, snowtubing.
Dinner. Banya.

Day 2

Breakfast. Preparations to start off. Journey on sleigh along the border of Bashkirsky reserve (20 km). Nature observation: spurs of Middle and South Kraka mountain range, pine, pine-birch and larch forests.
Lunch (lunch-box).
Accommodation at a forest refuge with stove heating. Dinner. Night in sleeping bags.

Day 3

Breakfast.
Journey on sleigh (35 km) across mountain pass. Views of Bolshoi Shatak and Middle Kraka mountain ranges.
Lunch (open-air piknic).
Accommodation at a forest refuge, dinner cooked on stove. Night in sleeping bags.

Day 4

Breakfast.
Return journey on sleigh to Tengri refuge.
Lunch. Free time at the camp. Dinner. Tea ceremony: herbal infusions, Bashkiria honey, liqueurs. Banya.

Day 5

Breakfast.Transfer to Shulgan-Tash reserve.
Lunch at the reserve. Excursion to Kapova cave: paleoliph petroglyphs. Excursion on wild-honey farming.
Dinner. Night at the reserve's guesthouse.

Day 6

Breakfast. Journey by bus to Bashkirsky reserve. Visit to watch tower, Nature museum. Lunch.
Transfer to Beloretsk railway station at 22.00 local time or to Ufa.

Day 7

Breakfast. Journey by bus to Bashkirsky reserve. Visit to watch tower, Nature museum. Lunch.
Transfer to Beloretsk railway station at 22.00 local time or to Ufa.


Price:

  

Start from Beloretsk 
Start in Ufa
Price, RUB 14 200 15 700

New Year extra: 4000 RUB
Christmas extra: 2000 RUB
INCLUDED:

accommodation at forest refuge, meals, horses and equipment rent (sleigh, sleeping bags, snowtubes, thermos), Russian-speaking guide, excursions, banya, insurance for 50 thousand rubles, transfers from / to Beloretsk railway station and during the program

NOT INCLUDED:

English-speaking guide



Additional services, expenses:

- piknic with barbeque;
- horse riding;
- skis, skates and snowmobiles rent;
- transfer from / to Ufa / Magnitogorsk by microbus

Notes:

The tour starts at 04.00 - 06.00 a.m. at Beloretsk railway station.
There is a cook at the refuge in Kaga village. During the active part of the program tourists take part in cooking.
Accommodation at the refuge in Kaga:
Large village house, rooms with two-storey beds for 8 - 15 pax, cafeteria, living-room with a TV set, table tennis. Stove heating, electricity, bio WC.
Accommodation during the active part of the program:
Wooden houses with stove heating (rooms for 10-15 pax), candle light. WC outside.

 
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General info:

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forest refuge

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