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Active Recreation In Adygea
What type of active recreation should you choose in Adygea? Anyone who wants to spend his or her vacation in an active or maybe extreme manner will find the offers of the most unusual kinds of sports entertainment in Adygea.
--14-08-2014--
International Tourism Day: A Recap on Russian Tourism Types
To celebrate the International Tourism Day, we compiled a list of past articles telling about all different types of tourism in Russia. From adventure tourism to historical reconstruction, eco- to spa-tourism, Russia has a plenty to offer to every age, gender, and wallet.
--27-09-2012--
Ticks: protect yourself
There are no venomous spiders and almost no dangerous snakes in Russia, but there are ticks whose bites are imperceptable but may cause Lyme disease, tick-borne encephalitis, enteric hemorragic and recurrent fever. These tiny arachnids wake up when the snow melts and are especially active in May and June, when the people rush into forests for weekend picnics and more long expeditions.
--04-05-2011--
Russian North snowmobile safari: Kalevala, Kizhi and beauty of Polar Night
Snowmobile safari is the most popular kind of winter leisure in Republic of Karelia. It is amazing winter leisure in combination with visito Kalevala, where Karelo-Finnish epos originates and specific Russian exotic like wooden churches of Kizhi. There are also special Polar Night safari tours in Murmansk Region, also popular last time.
--20-01-2011--
Baikal freeride
The world famous lake of Baikal has recently become very popular among freedivers. Of course, Baikal is worth visiting for plenty of reasons, but now the people go there for deep virgin snow and very long slopes. Unusual interest to Baikal as to freeriding destination was detected last years, so the slopes are not yet very crowded.
--03-11-2010--
Ice-diving in Karelia: high season despite winter
Here in White Sea, all sea flora and fauna appear in all their glory in unusually crystal water, with 50 meters visibility, and all of it happens under arches and vaults of ice, forming fantastic and surrealistic forms.
--27-09-2012--
Tips for active rest on Baikal Lake
Baikal Lake is a place on the Earth which does not need a special introduction. There are a few things you should know to make your voyage safe and comfortable
--15-10-2010--
Hunting and fishing in Russia
Hunting and fishing are traditional Russian leisure activities, but many foreign tourists find them exotic like a flight on the MIG-29. Such services also cost much. The tour costs from 3, 000 euro, without cost of the flight and accommodation in the hotel. The tour operators provide different services, in order to the guests could feel themselves like the Russian counts and princes: they can try themselves in hawking (sport of kings), hunting with hounds of venery and the Russian wolfhounds. The hunting and fishing tours take place in different exotic regions. For example, fishing on the Baikal Lake or bear hunting on Kamchatka compose exotic tour to place and exotic activity.
--20-04-2010--
Adventure tourism in Russia
Some people prefer spending their vacations and holidays in the hotels on the first line with nothing to do except sunbathing, swimming and lying next to swimming pool with a cocktail. Some evenings they devote to sightseeing excursions. Others cannot be satisfied with it and cannot imagine their leisure without breaking the routine of life, getting new skills and acquisition knowledge and the contact with nature, of course. There are no precise definitions of the adventure tourism, but it includes all that want the people who is bored by the hotels on the seashore. There is even no unified conception of what such tours should include, but no doubt, Russia is a wide field for activities and experiments in this type of tourism.
--19-11-2010--
Russian baths: ethno spa
Tour operators, providing adventure, ecological, ethnographical tours, especially the winter ones, include the Russian baths into their services. The Russian traditional baths have a long history and combine washing with spa procedures like massage, conditioning and aromatherapy. When properly used, Russian baths can prevent some diseases and otherwise, it can do ill if used not properly. Consulting a doctor is anyway appropriate, because there are some contraindications.
--11-11-2010--
Ethnographical tourism in Russia
As it is known, the ethnological tourism is based on the interest of the public to the traditions of different peoples, mainly aboriginal ones, with their culture, customs and traditions and folk art. As far as Russia is a multiethnic and multicultural country, the possibilities for the ethnical tourism in Russia are very wide.
--11-11-2010--
Ecotourism in Russia
Ecotourism becomes more and more popular in Russia. It s no wonder. The cultural and environmental heritage of the country is so very rich and various, that Russia can be called one of the most promising countries for the development of the ecotourism.
--11-11-2010--
Hiking in Russia: where to go
The most outstanding feature of Russia is its size and distances. The best way to feel the distances is walking. Consequently, walking tourism, or hiking is the most optimal type of tourism for experiencing the specific character of the country. The tour operators could offer you a big variety of walking tours in Russia, depending on the region and season. Forests and mountains, summer and winter trips, one-day and long tours different difficulty level are provided by them. Moreover, it is healthier, than traditional tourism with visiting big cities and their superfits.
--11-11-2010--
Dog sleds tours in Russia
The traditional sightseeing tourism cannot satisfy everybody, more and more people prefer outdoor activities, especially in winter. One of the most exotic and exciting types of the outdoor activity in Russia is dog sleds safari. The dog sled is a traditional mean of transport of the Thule peoples and Siberia. Now the dog sleds tours are provided by many tour operators in different regions of Russia, from Kamchatka to the Moscow Region. Moreover, some of the international the sled dog races take place in Russia.
--24-01-2011--
Horse riding holidays in Russia
To spend your vacation in the open air on the horseback is an amazing adventure, which can be dangerous or pleasant; it depends on you. It is more comfortable than hike, because you dont need to walk all the time, carrying your things on your back. Riding a horse is healthily, and horsed trip is a good possibility to gain some skills in riding. Moreover, the regions, where this tourist service is provided, are famous with their beautiful nature and various landscapes.
--11-11-2010--
Derelict buildings as a tourist purpose: industrial tourism in Russia
If you are sick and tired of the traditional types of the tourist services and you want to see something unexpected and even ambiguous and dangerous, you can join the people, who are found of visiting and making pictures of the derelict buildings or even cities. In Russia they call these industrial tourists stalkers, but it is not absolutely correct. The people, who examine and photograph derries, are not principally interested in that the objects they visit are abnormal, they simply should be left by the people. There are some things to have in mind to provide your safety and not only your.
--11-11-2010--
Active Travel in Altai
Altai mountains are situated at the South -East of West Siberia. It is an unforgettable - from eternal ice and snow at the tops of high mountains to luxuriant vegetation in river valleys. Altai is a treasure for tourists. Everyone can find some thing special: alpinism and hiking, rafting and equestrian sport - anything you like.
--19-11-2010--
Backpacking in Russia
Russia is a fantastic backpacking destination exciting, exotic and affordable. Whats more, with the recent relaxation of visa laws allowing travelers to enter the country independently rather than just by organized tours, its become much more accessible.
--19-11-2010--
Active Travel in Russia
Active travel in Russia is a ticket from weekdays to an adventure and an opportunity to have a bright journey one would remember again and again. Unfortunately, active travel in Russia is still surrounded by stereotypes of the Soviet era and the most difficult thing about it is to break the ice.
--19-11-2010--
Ornithological Travel in Russia: to See 170 Bird Species and Pay
For 8 years already fellows of the Buryat State University organize specialized ecological tours to the Republic of Buryatia. Hundreds of tourists from different corners of the world are ready to cross thousands of kilometres for only seeing the birds, animals and insects or just to enjoy the view of beautiful nature.
--19-11-2010--
Military tourism
Military tourism in Russia is actually a half legal activity. The Ministry of defence of Russia does not provide civilians with shooting machine guns and tank ride: managers of tourist firms arrange this type of services by means of personal relations with commanders of military units.
--25-01-2007--





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