To the Urals for gems!

We invite you to take a tour of the most significant and famous deposits of precious stones, accompanied by a real geologist. He will tell you how the Ural Mountains were formed, how minerals are born in the bowels of the earth, why Malyshev emeralds and alexandrites are the best. You will also participate in master classes on the search for minerals, which you will take as a souvenir.

Location

Sverdlovsk region, Yekaterinburg
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Duration
3 Days
2 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 5 – 7 Jul
    • 20 – 22 Sep
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Accommodation
  • Hotel
    2 nights
Comfort
  • Premium
Difficulty
Easy
For any person
Group
Up to 30 people
Minimum age
6 years old
Group meet at
Sverdlovsk region, Yekaterinburg
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Weekdays: 8am - 8pm
Weekends: 8am - 7pm (GMT +3)
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Tour highlights

A souvenir made of Ural gems
We will make a souvenir with our own hands and take it with us as a souvenir
Geological research
We are waiting for master classes on rock washing and collecting a collection of samples accompanied by a geologist guide
Luxury Jewelry
We will visit a jewelry store, which presents products made of gold and silver with inserts of Malyshev emeralds and alexandrites

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - A tour of Yekaterinburg. Geological Museum

    Independent arrival at the hotel. 

    Things can be left in the luggage room. 

    10:50 Meeting with the guide in the hotel lobby.

    11:00 Sightseeing bus tour of Yekaterinburg.

    The tour will introduce you to the history of the emergence and development of Yekaterinburg, the capital of the Urals. 

    You will learn the specifics of its layout and the history of street development, get acquainted with the architecture of buildings, with the cultural, scientific and sports life of Yekaterinburg. 

    13:00 Lunch.

    14:00 Geological Alley.

    15:00 Geological Museum of the Ural State Mining University. 

    One of the oldest and largest museums in the Urals. 

    Samples of minerals, native gold, platinum, meteorites, minerals and much more are presented here.

    16:00 Free time.

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  • Day 2 - The quarry of the Bazhenov deposit. Sretenskoye field. Visit to the observation deck of the quarry of the Mariinsky field. Master classes
  • Day 3 - "The semi-precious strip of the Urals". Marble cliffs. Lipovsky quarry. Master class on washing rocks
Difficulty
For any person

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Hotel
    2 nights
Comfort
  • Premium

The tour includes accommodation at the Novotel 4* hotel (standard rooms).

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

Room typeAdultsPensionersPupils
A place in a double room 23 00022 70022 700
Single room28 50028 20028 200
The Novotel 4 Hotel* 2 nights

All rooms are decorated in a modern, simple style. Each is equipped with necessary furniture, new appliances and a separate bathroom with personal hygiene products. A wireless Wi-Fi network is connected around the perimeter.

Guests can have a snack in the restaurant, which offers not only local cuisine, but also Mediterranean cuisine. There is a large selection of cafes, supermarkets and bars in the area. Additionally, a kettle is provided in the rooms.

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Tour conditions

Group
up to 30 tourists
Minimum age
6 years old
Duration
3 days 2 nights
Group meets at
Sverdlovsk region, Yekaterinburg

Included in price

  • accommodation at the Novotel 4* hotel (standard rooms);
  • meals specified in the program (2 breakfasts, 3 complex lunches);
  • accompanied by a tour guide-geologist;
  • transportation services;
  • entrance tickets to museums with guided tours;
  • master classes according to the program.

Paid extra

  • air and railway tickets to Yekaterinburg and back;
  • meals not specified in the program (breakfast on day 1, dinners);
  • personal expenses.

It's important to know

Personal equipment you need for the tour
  • documents;
  • cash;
  • photo camera;
  • individual medicines;
  • a small backpack for carrying personal items and mineral samples;
  • you can take small shovels, scrapers, rakes for children with you;
  • gloves (gardening, optional);
  • wet wipes;
  • trousers or sweatpants (not shorts), shirt or T-shirt with long sleeves (in hot summer);
  • headdress;
  • sports shoes (sneakers, sneakers or mountain boots);
  • windbreaker with hood in case of rain;
  • We recommend taking bottled drinking water with you. The recommended rate is 1.5 liters per person per day;
  • mask (medical) - in case of allergic reactions during the summer period;
  • sunscreen, glasses;
  • insect and tick bite protection products (repellents).
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Dates and Prices

  • US$ 260
    5 – 7 Jul 3 days 2 nights
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  • US$ 260
    20 – 22 Sep 3 days 2 nights
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