Kayaking — hiking in caves. Speleosplav in the Southern Urals

A combined hike with rafting on the Belaya River and passing caves in its vicinity. Speleosplav includes caves, water, and even a few hiking trails to nearby hills. And those who wish can get acquainted and practice with caving.

The tour is for those who are physically and mentally ready to move actively — to walk, row, swim, climb, crawl and climb, excitedly enjoy adventures!

But even on such an active tour, you will have the opportunity to relax on the shore of the picturesque Belaya and go fishing.

Location

Russia, Chelyabinsk region, Magnitogorsk
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Duration
9 Days
8 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 11 – 19 Jul, 2025
or
Accommodation
  • Tent
    8 nights
Comfort
  • Basic
Difficulty
Moderate
Low physical intensity for amateurs and non-experienced travelers
Group
Up to 24 people
Minimum age
10 years old
Group meet at
Russia, Chelyabinsk region, Magnitogorsk
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Weekends: 8am - 7pm (GMT +3)
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Tour highlights

Exploring caves
We will get acquainted with the mysterious world of caves, if desired, we will even arrange an overnight stay in one of them
Secrets of the Gray Urals
We will hear fairy tales, legends and epics of the peoples of the Urals, told around the campfire and in caves
Travel workshops
We are waiting for master classes in basic and additional tourist disciplines
Rafting on the Belaya River
Rafting on the Belaya River by kayak and/or catamaran
Far from civilization
We will live in tents, fish, swim and relax around the campfire with sincere conversations
Magnificent landscapes
Sitting in a kayak, we can admire the bizarre cliffs and vast meadows

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Meeting and starting the route

    07:30 Meeting at the railway station of Magnitogorsk at the monument to the Steelworker (time may change depending on arrivals). 

    We load personal and public items onto the bus. 

    We stop in Beloretsk for those who travel by train, approximately at 09:00. 

    Transfer to the place of the slipway (the site for collecting the fleet) near the village of Novomunasipovo, approximately the road takes 3 hours. 

    We plan to arrive at the place around 12:00. 

    On the way there is a sanitary stop at the holy spring of Sazhelka in the village of Kaga. 

    By the way, if you prepare bathing accessories in advance, you can cheer up in the spring by dipping into + 5 degrees.

    Upon arrival at the place – general information gathering, tea with a snack. 

    Safety information (TB), the creation of arrangements for comfortable accommodation and joint participation in the creation of the program. 

    Collecting ships, launching the fleet. 

    Sealed packaging of equipment, food and personal items. 

    A master class on kayak and/or catamaran management. 

    Lunch. 

    The start of the water route. 

    According to the plan, on the first day we have to walk about 10 km to the parking lot "Kalkaman Tishek cave" (Bol. Timirovskaya). 

    We stop at the parking lot around 19:00.

    We set up camp, have dinner. 

    The general fee. 

    At the evening campfire, we share our first impressions and plans.

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  • Day 2 - A day's rest. Passage of the Kalkaman Tishek cave (B.Timirovskaya)
  • Day 3 - Rafting to the Pioneer Camp parking lot
  • Day 4 - A long day of rafting through the village. Starosubhangulovo
  • Day 5 - Passage of the Upper and Lower Mindigulov caves. Kiyokbaevo
  • Day 6 - Passage of the Blue cave, rafting to the mouth of the Taraval River
  • Day 7 - Radial exit to the Traval tract
  • Day 8 - Passage of the Fairy Tale Cave
  • Day 9 - Visit to Kapova cave (Shulgan-Tash), the end of the route
Difficulty
Low physical intensity for amateurs and non-experienced travelers

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Tent
    8 nights
Comfort
  • Basic

The tour includes accommodation in tents.

Tent camp 8 nights

Accommodation in 3-4-bed tents.

Tour conditions

Group
up to 24 tourists
Minimum age
10 years old
Duration
9 days 8 nights
Group meets at
Russia, Chelyabinsk region, Magnitogorsk

Included in price

  • necessary moves around the area;
  • accommodation on the territory of the Bashkiria National Park, use of paid parking;
  • excursion to the Shulgan-Tash Nature Reserve (Kapova Cave and Bashkir Honey Museum);
  • accommodation in 3-4-bed tents.
  • 3 meals a day on the program + snacks (participants cook independently with the support of instructors);
  • the use of camp equipment (tents, awnings, campfire and kitchen equipment, etc.);
  • the use of special equipment (rafting – saved. vest, kayak/catamaran, paddles, etc., caving equipment – helmets, ropes, carabiners, individual safety systems, etc.);
  • the participation of experienced instructors and highly qualified speleologists.

Paid extra

  • Air and railway tickets to Magnitogorsk/Beloretsk and back;
  • rental of personal equipment: backpack, sleeping bag, foam - if necessary, you can take a 20% discount at our rental;
  • personal expenses.

It's important to know

Personal equipment you need for the tour

It is very important to choose the appropriate equipment for each hike. Properly selected equipment is the key to your good mood and comfort on the route.

On this trip, you need to take a speleocomplex with you:

  1. Sturdy jumpsuit or suit for caves (durable nylon, cardura) - 1 set
  2. Warm thermal underwear or isothermic - 1 set.
  3. A warm bandana or a non-massive hat - 1 pc.
  4. High rubber boots (for wool. sock) - 1 pc.
  5. Long thick rubber gloves (such as dielectrics) - 1 pair.
  6. Headlamp flashlight - 2 pcs. (spare batteries 3-4 sets).

We recommend taking an alloy kit with you:

  1. Alloy shoes (sneakers, sandals with a closed heel).
  2. A water-repellent suit.
  3. A cap or bandana with a visor.

Equipment:

  1. A backpack for a weekend hike (60-80 liters).
  2. A cape on a backpack.
  3. Foam (travel mat, polyurethane foam mat, karemat).
  4. Summer sleeping bag (comfort temperature +5-(+15)).
  5. The gloves are working.
  6. A rain cape with a hood.
  7. Podpopnik (pendal, hob, foam pad, tourist seat).
  8. The flashlight is a headlamp LED.
  9. A hermetic bag.

Clothes:

  1. Clothes for sleeping.
  2. Lingerie.
  3. Swimming suit (swimsuit, swimming trunks).
  4. Thermal underwear.
  5. Upper running trousers (windproof and waterproof).
  6. Shorts.
  7. Socks or thermal socks.
  8. Wool socks.
  9. T-shirt.
  10. Long sleeve shirt.
  11. Warm fleece jacket with a neck (thick wool sweater).
  12. The jacket is windproof and waterproof (membrane).
  13. Headdress (panama hat, bandana, cap, hat).
  14. Flip-flops/crocs/sandals.
  15. Comfortable pants.
  16. Trekking sneakers.

Personal items:

  1. Passport.
  2. Money.
  3. A wristwatch.
  4. Photo camera.
  5. Telephone.
  6. Notepad and pen.

We recommend adding:

  1. Assault backpack (20-35 liters).
  2. Hoba (tourist seat).
  3. A set of dishes (KLMN).
  4. Reusable bottle.
  5. Toilet paper.
  6. Individual first aid kit.
  7. Sunscreen and hygienic lipstick.
  8. Personal hygiene items.
  9. A light towel.
  10. Matches.
  11. Sunglasses.
  12. Mosquito repellent.
  13. A remedy for ticks.
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  • US$ 444
    11 – 19 Jul, 2025 9 days 8 nights
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