Heart of Sayan Mountains

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Price 1500 Euro
Adventure trip for nature lovers. Fresh air, silence of taiga, star sky, and magnificent Sayan mountains will be kept in your memory for a long time.

Route: Krasnoyarsk-Krasnoyarsk Stolby-Shushenskoye-Ergaki-Abakan 

Krasnoyarsk region, the Republic of Khakassia
9 days/8 nights
Second half of June – first half of August
Excursion, hiking (middle activity) tour
Private travelling
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1 day Arrival in Krasnoyarsk

Krasnoyarsk city (43).jpg Hotel 3*
Distance per day: 50 km by bus

Meet with a guide upon arrival. Transfer to hotel, check-in, rest.
Afternoon Krasnoyarsk city tour with visiting observation place Tsar Ryba.
Tzar Ryba is the observation point located on vertical cliffs with breathtaking Yenisei view. Tzar Ryba monument is dedicated to same-name poem, written by Victor Astafyev.
This monument was established in 2004 dedicated to Astafyev’s anniversary. Since that time this monument became one of the Krasnoyarsk symbols.
Dinner at hotel. Overnight at hotel.

2 day Krasnoyarsk Stolby 

Krasnoyarsk Stolby (79).jpg Hotel 3*
Distance per day: 20 km by bus, 3 km on foot

Breakfast at hotel.
Full day exploration of Stolby
Krasnoyarsk Stolby is the unique peace of nature located in the heart of Siberia. Long time ago this same place the lava flowed from earth interior and froze in stones among untouched and unknown part of taiga.
For almost two centuries Stolby, Krasnoyarsk, Stolbism, climbing give no peace to local people minds as well as dreamers who want visit this place. One day tour by bus will allow you to save your energy and time.
Dinner and overnight at hotel.

3 day Departure to Shushenskoye

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Distance per day: 500 km by bus

Breakfast at hotel.
Departure to Shushenskoye village. Visit (outside view) the Krasnoyarsk Hydro Power Electricity Station on the way.
The Krasnoyarsk Hydro Power Station takes 9th places among Stations at work in the world and 2d place (1st one takes Sayano–Shushenskaya Hydro Power Station) in Russia.
The Krasnoyarsk Hydro Power Station has the only one shiplift in Russia! Experienced guide will tell you about how it was built and how it works.
Close to the evening group arrives to open-air state reserve-museum Shushenskoye. Overnight at Shushenskoye guesthouses.

4 day Shushenskoye-Ergaki

Nature views (12).jpg Tent camp
Distance per day: 200 km by bus, 8 km on foot

Breakfast at hotel.
After breakfast you will have an excursion to the museum Shushenskoye.
The museum is represented in the central part of old Siberian village and reflected intellectual culture of peasants at the turn of XXth century. Also this museum is known as the place of the exile of Vladimir Lenin.
Then group departs to Ergaki National park.
Arrival to Ergaki visit center, going uphill 8 km to reach tent camp. Next 3 days are for Ergaki exploration.

5 day Ergaki

Ergaki National Park (72).jpg Tent camp
Distance per day: 20 km on foot

Hiking to Handing Stone, see Sleeping Sayan, the host of this territory. Evening bonfire.

6-7 day Ergaki

Ergaki National Park (107).jpg Tent camp
Distance per day: 10-15 km on foot each day

Next two days will be full of Ergaki exploration. The plan is to visit the Artists' Range and Parabola

8 day Abakan

Sayano-Shushenskaya Station (11).jpg Hotel 4*
Distance per day: 400 km by bus, 8 km on foot

After breakfast coming back to the visit centre.
Departure to Abakan, on the way visit the Sayano-Shushenskaya Hydro Power Electricity Station.
The dam was built in 1987, height 245 meters, the length of the ridge 1,070 meters, the width at the base of 110 meters, the width of the crest 25 meters.
Overnight at the hotel in Abakan.

9 day Flight back home

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Distance per day: 5 km by bus

Breakfast at hotel.
Check-out, transfer to the airport.

Price - from 1500 Euro per person

  • Twin accommodation and meals as per program
  • English-speaking guide services
  • Meals as mentioned (B-breakfast, L - lunch, D - dinner)
  • Transport services
  • Entrance tickets
  • 225 Euro per person
  • Airline, train tickets
  • Alcohol drinks
  • Insurance
  • Souvenirs
  • Services, not mentioned in the program
  • The price is valid till the 01st of October 2020. The mentioned rates are valid for 6 people in a group. But the tour may be conducted from 1 up to 10 participants. The price for other number of participants is upon request.

    Adventure trip for nature lovers. Fresh air, silence of taiga, star sky, and magnificent Sayan mountains will be kept in your memory for a long time. SiberiaDa Tour highlight

    Accommodation en route

    Krasnoyarsk Hotel 3*
    Hotel Krasnoyarsk 3* is located in the city center.
    This is the best choice if you are interested in architecture, museums and theatres. Krasnoyarsk hotel is supposed to be one of the symbols of modern Krasnoyarsk. High level services, fresh rooms with all necessary stuff, private WC and shower, open buffet, free wi-fi.
    Location: Krasnoyarsk
    Distance from airport: 39 km
    Distance from railway station: 4 km
    Available category of rooms: Standard, Superior, Business, Comfort, Premium and Luxe

    Shushenskoye guesthouses
    Shushenskoye guesthouses are located in the territory of the open air state reserve-museum Shushenskoye.
    This camp represents the style of life of Siberian people at the end of XIX century. All the things are about that period of time: traditional wooden Russian houses and farms.
    Every house (5) has its own plan with 1 up to 3 rooms but in general it includes: living room(s), ben, seni, cable TV and bathroom.
    For the guests comfort, every house has a private or shared (for some rooms) facilities (WC and shower).
    There are set breakfast, free wi-fi. In the territory there are available:
    -children's playground
    -parking zone
    Kindly, note all the houses are made from wood. Smoking is strictly forbidden in the territory of guesthouses.

    The camp is located nearby a lake.
    The guests will be provided by mattresses and sleeping bags. Every tent is for 3-4 pax. Single accommodation is upon request.
    There are dining tent, banya, toilet, bonfire and sport ground (volleyball, football) in the territory on the camp.
    All tourists will get hot meals 2 times a day cooked on the fire. During hiking it will be snacks and hot drinks prepared by the rangers. Please take your own set of utensils (fork, spoon, cup, plate).
    Please, note it’s not possible to charge the batteries (cameras, phones and etc.) in tent camp.
    The mobile and Internet connection is not available there.

    Asia hotel 4*
    Accommodation at hotel 4*, located in the city center. This is the only hotel 4* category in town. Abakan is small, cozy Siberian city. Despite it there is good choice hotels options. There are any 3 star hotel available. We suggest to stay at Abakan hotel at twin rooms (private WC and shower, open buffet).
    Distance from airport: 10 km
    Distance from railway station: 5 km
    Available category of rooms: Standard, Superior, De-luxe, Luxe, President luxe, Apartments

    Route distance

    By car asphalt road
    1175 km
    5 km
    On foot
    50-70 km

    The trip is organized by comfortable vehicle depending on a group size.

    Itinerary start and finish point

    Start is in Krasnoyarsk and finish is from Abakan.
    Arrival and departure transfers are included.

    Travel tips

    Before go to Siberia, we kindly ask to learn travel tips carefully.

    What to take

    This trip is an active kind of tour which required good physical fit. Some parts of this tour holds classic excursions as well. For active part you don’t need any special equipment, except personal сamp dinnerware for Ergaki part. You can see the detailed list of nessesary things clicking this link

    Limitations & dangers

    Age: from 16 years.
    Good physical fit is required.
    Tick-borne insurance is required.

    Booking steps

    1. Send us a request
    2. Confirm an itinerary
    3. Conclude a contract
    4. Make prepayment, full payment
    5. Receive the vouchers, pack the stuff and start travelling


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