Zhizdra. Kayaking and canoeing

Rafting on one of the most charming rivers in central Russia. The simple route, for people without experience, is ideal for a family vacation.

Zhizdra is quite narrow, its shores are sparsely populated, the surrounding forests are rich in mushrooms and berries, sandy beaches are often found along the shores. The picturesque landscapes of central Russia, combined with the purest water, make a vacation on the river bright and memorable.

Location

Kaluga
from
US$ 145
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Duration
3 Days
2 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 21 – 23 Jun
    • 28 – 30 Jun
    • 5 – 7 Jul
    • 12 – 14 Jul
    • 19 – 21 Jul
or
Accommodation
  • Tent
    2 nights
Comfort
  • Basic
Difficulty
Easy
For any person
Group
Up to 20 people
Minimum age
3 years old
Group meet at
Kaluga
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Weekdays: 8am - 8pm
Weekends: 8am - 7pm (GMT +3)
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Tour highlights

Bath relaxation
Let's go to the hiking bathhouse on the river bank and relax after a busy day
The sandy beaches of Zhizdra
An ideal place for swimming is waiting for us among the centuries-old pine forests along the banks of the river
Successful fishing
Fishing enthusiasts, taking a spinning rod with them, can count on a good catch of fish for the whole friendly company

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Meeting with the group, arrival at the place of overnight stay

    Departure from Moscow from Kievsky railway station by trains No. 7007, 6161, 7009. 

    Tickets go on sale 10 days before the date of the trip. The destination station is Kaluga 1.

    22:00 Meeting at Kaluga 1 station.

    Boarding a minibus and departure to the starting point of the rafting.

    23:30 Arrival at the place of overnight stay. 

    Late dinner.

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  • Day 2 - The beginning of the alloy. Hiking bath
  • Day 3 - Continuation of the alloy. Departure
Difficulty
For any person

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Tent
    2 nights
Comfort
  • Basic

The tour provides accommodation in two- and three-person tents.

The cost of the tour depends on the accommodation and the age of the participant, RUB.:

Placement/Check-in datesFrom May 3 to May 26From May 31 to June 16From June 21 to August 18August 23rd to September 1st
An adult in the main seat11900129001390012900
Child 3-6 years old6000700070007000
Child 7-12 years old10500115001250011500
Single occupancy13900149001590014900
Tent camp 2 nights

Accommodation in double and triple tents of camping TRAMP LAIR.

The instructor's camp bath is placed on the shore, heated. Since it is small, 3-4 people are steaming.

Tour conditions

Group
up to 20 tourists
Minimum age
3 years old
Duration
3 days 2 nights
Group meets at
Kaluga

Included in price

  • transfer from Kaluga to the beginning of the route and back to Kaluga;
  • camping complex meals according to the program;
  • equipment rental (tents, kayaks/canoes, hermetic bags, life jackets, sleeping bags, travel mats, campfire equipment, collective awning);
  • entertainment program;
  • instructor services;
  • a camping sauna.

Paid extra

  • air and railway tickets to Kaluga and back;
  • products not included in the menu;
  • additional services;
  • additional equipment.

It's important to know

Personal equipment you need for the tour
  • bag or backpack;
  • knife;
  • bowl, mug, spoon (optional);
  • a small flashlight (with a set of replaceable batteries);
  • insert into a sleeping bag or sheet;
  • comfortable alloy shoes (sneakers or running shoes);
  • a set of warm clothes (sweater, jacket, wool socks);
  • a set of change of clothes in case of weather deterioration;
  • a rain cape or a waterproof jacket;
  • replacement shoes (sneakers or boots for light trekking, slates);
  • sunglasses;
  • sun headdress, sunscreen (protection factor of at least 15);
  • personal hygiene products (toothpaste, brush, soap, shampoo, towel, toilet paper);
  • necessary individual medicines;
  • ointments and repellents against blood-sucking insects;
  • optional: fishing gear, photo and video equipment, air mattress, inflatable pillow.
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Dates and Prices

  • from US$ 157
    21 – 23 Jun 3 days 2 nights
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  • from US$ 157
    28 – 30 Jun 3 days 2 nights
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  • from US$ 157
    5 – 7 Jul 3 days 2 nights
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  • from US$ 157
    12 – 14 Jul 3 days 2 nights
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  • from US$ 157
    19 – 21 Jul 3 days 2 nights
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