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Outdoor activities for your Russian holiday

Outdoor activities for your Russian holiday

By on September 30, 2017 in Kamexplore

When planning your next adventure, you are perhaps looking for a unique place to visit with plenty of outdoor activities. It is not often that people think of Russia when planning a trip full of hiking or rafting. However, you’ll be surprised to learn that Russia is full of great adventures, for the novice explorer to the seasoned athlete there is something for everyone to enjoy.

If you have recently been to Saint Petersburg to visit the many historical sites you are most likely feeling overwhelmed by the hustle and bustle of the city, so why not escape to the Greenvald Park, located only 31 miles outside Saint Petersburg this park is home to trampolines, a climbing wall, and zip lining. It also has a lake and sauna facilities, so you can relax after a day of activities. With its close proximity to the city, the Greenvald Park is the perfect place to spend a day out of the city and into Russian nature.

If you are a snow enthusiast, then we have the place for you! The Rosa Khutor Alpine Resort is an alpine ski resort in Krasnodar Krai, Russia. It was home to the alpine skiing events for the 2014 winter Olympics, making it a fascinating place to ski. It also has an extreme park, located to the west of the Rosa Khutor plateau and hosts freestyle skiing and snowboarding events. Even for those who do not ski or snowboard the Rosa Khutor Resort is a fascinating place to visit.

If beautiful trails and scenic hikes are your thing then Bolshiye Koty is a great place to visit on your Russian holiday. Bolshiye Koty is located on the western shore of Lake Baikal. The history is thought to begin with gold mining near Baikal in 1842. The area is part of the Pribaikalsky National Park and is saturated with gorgeous trails as well as ample marine life, many students come to the area to study biology and marine life. With easy day hikes and scenic views this location is great for both experienced hikers and novice climbers alike. Great for a family trip even.

Lastly there is Olkhon Island, it is the fourth largest lake bound island in the world and the largest in Lake Baikal in Siberia. Much of the island is covered by forests and vegetation. However, the overall terrain is very vast. It has steep mountains to one side and it even has its own lakes it is that large. There are less than 1500 people who inhabit the island, they are mostly Buryats the islands aboriginal people. They survive by fishing, farming and now that it has become a more popular tourist destination they are able to reap the benefits of this sector as well. If you are looking for a truly unique outdoor experience then Olkhon island is just that, still somewhat unknown but full of beauty and wonder this island is an absolute must see on your next Russian holiday.

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