On the way to Arkaim. Sightseeing tour to the South Urals

Like any mountains, the Urals itself is a place of power. Therefore, the tour includes a visit to the main natural and cultural treasures of the Southern Urals. 

Arkaim is one of the sacred places of Russia, which has a special power. The “road to Arkaim” will tell us about the mysterious and dramatic history of the discovery of Arkaim, about the strength of the spirit and the peculiarities of the peoples living here, about the secrets hidden in the depths of caves and dense forests.

Location

Ufa
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Duration
6 Days
5 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 18 – 23 Jun
    • 25 – 30 Jun
    • 2 – 7 Jul
    • 9 – 14 Jul
    • 16 – 21 Jul
or
Accommodation
  • Camp Site
    2 nights
  • Hotel
    3 nights
Comfort
  • Basic+
Difficulty
Easy
For any person
Group
Up to 20 people
Minimum age
8 years old
Group meet at
Ufa
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Weekends: 8am - 7pm (GMT +3)
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Tour highlights

Shulgan-Tash Cave
We will visit the UNESCO-listed natural and cultural heritage site
Legends of the Old Believers
Let's get acquainted with the history of the ancient Russian village of Kaga
Honey of wild bees
We will have the opportunity to taste the rare onboard honey

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Excursion "The history of the village of Kaga and the Ural ironworks", museum "House of a factory peasant of the 19th century"

    10:00 Meeting of the group in Ufa. The central entrance of the UFA Department Store (October Avenue, 31).

    Be sure to inform the tour operator in advance of the information upon arrival at the start point of the tour: transport, arrival time, mobile phone for emergency communication!

    Bus trip from the flat part of Bashkiria through the highlands to the mountainous and forested areas of the Southern Urals to the ancient Russian village of Kaga (300 km).

    Along the way, landscapes change from the Ural steppes to the majestic Ural mountains. Part of the route passes through the territory of the South Ural State Nature Reserve.

    In good weather, you can enjoy a view of the highest peak of the Southern Urals – Bolshoy Yaman-Tau.

    Lunch.

    Accommodation at the campsite.

    Acquaintance with the history of the area and inspection of the architectural monument – St. Nicholas Church.

    Excursion "The history of the village of Kaga and the Ural ironworks".

    Visit to the museum "House of a factory peasant of the 19th century": immersion in the life of mining peasants, memorable photos in folk costumes.

    Possible replacement: a master class "modeling dumplings", a visit to a private open-air museum of minerals.

    Supper. 

    Car travel per day is 300 km.

    The price includes: meals – lunch, dinner; excursions – in the village of Kaga, museum.
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  • Day 2 - Shulgan-Tash Nature Reserve, a master class on playing the kurai
  • Day 3 - Bashkirian State Reserve, Lake Bannoye
  • Day 4 - Bashkir Trans-Urals. Sibai City
  • Day 5 - Arkaim Nature Reserve
  • Day 6 - Sibai Museum of Local History and stone-cutting workshop. Departure
Difficulty
For any person

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Camp Site
    2 nights
  • Hotel
    3 nights
Comfort
  • Basic+

The tour provides accommodation in hotels and camp sites. 

Standard 2-bed rooms with in-room or on-block amenities.

The cost of the tour for 1 person, depending on the date of arrival, RUB.:

Price validity periodCost
From 02.07 to 18.0864 700
From 28.05 to 30.06, from 20.08 to 29.0959 900

The surcharge for single occupancy is 14,000 rubles.

Below are the possible accommodation facilities, which can be replaced by similar ones by the decision of the tour operator.

Tengri Campsite 2 nights

Tengri camp site: a tourist complex in which buildings built at the end of the 19th century (the estate of the mining hospital) and modern domed houses harmoniously coexist. The complex is located at an altitude of 800 m above sea level, offering a panorama of rocks and mountain ranges, pine forests, and two mountain rivers merging into a single stream.

On the territory there is a detached kitchen–dining building, a camp site administrator's house, baths, guest houses for guests, a parking place for vehicles.

The main direction of the Tengri tourist base is active recreation: in summer – horseback riding, rafting, hiking in the picturesque surroundings, in winter – snowmobiling, skiing, sledding, tubing.

Each domed house has an area of 60 m2, 3 rooms (2-3 beds) and 2 shared bathrooms. Room facilities: single/double beds with orthopedic mattresses, cabinets /shelves for storage, mirror. Heating/water supply/sewerage – centralized. There is Wi-Fi.

Eco-village Hotel 4* 1 night
Altyn Ai Hotel 2 nights

Tour conditions

Group
up to 20 tourists
Minimum age
8 years old
Duration
6 days 5 nights
Group meets at
Ufa

Included in price

  • transportation services along the route (vehicles depending on the size of the group);
  • hotel accommodation;
  • meals specified in the tour program; 
  • the work of the maintainer (coordinator);
  • excursion program (according to the program: services of guides or guides, entrance tickets);
  • vehicle entry passes to recreational areas;
  • eco-fees;
  • accident insurance in the amount of 50,000 rubles.;

Paid extra

  • air and railway tickets to Ufa and back;
  • meals not specified in the tour program;
  • Sibai – Ufa group transfer – 2500 rubles.;
  • Sibai group transfer to Magnitogorsk – 1,000 rubles.;
  • additional services in hotels;
  • alcoholic beverages;
  • luggage tray;
  • additional excursions (including activities, baths);
  • the entrance of a car to the territory of the campsite;
  • souvenirs.

It's important to know

Personal equipment you need for the tour

What to take with you: backpack/bag, sneakers (sneakers), tracksuit, sweater, jacket (raincoat), headdress (warm cap and panama hat), bathing suit (baths are different), woolen and cotton socks; for mountain walks - dirt-resistant and waterproof clothing, sports shoes for walking in the forest and on mountain trails (sneakers or closed sandals that hold well on the foot

Do not forget: Personal hygiene items (washbasin, comb, camping towel, toilet paper), personal first aid kit, flashlight, photo/video equipment (in a waterproof case).

Pay attention to the choice of shoes: warm and allowing you to move along winter forest trails (excursions to natural sites).

It is necessary to have personal documents with you, as well as a compulsory medical insurance policy.

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Dates and Prices

  • Individual dates available on request
    28 Apr – 30 Sep
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    18 – 23 Jun 6 days 5 nights
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    25 – 30 Jun 6 days 5 nights
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    2 – 7 Jul 6 days 5 nights
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    9 – 14 Jul 6 days 5 nights
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    16 – 21 Jul 6 days 5 nights
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