Perm fairy tale. The beauty of the winter Urals

Perm fairy tale. The beauty of the winter Urals

5/5 (124 reviews)   Russia   3 days (2 nights)
Duration

3 days

Group size

4 people

Complexity
Average
Comfort
Simple
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Overview

The unforgettable beauty of the Perm region and the real Ural winter awaits you on an individual author’s tour for 4 people. You can climb in the Stone Town, touch the exhibits in the ethnographic park of the Chusovaya River and visit the amazing Kungur Ice Cave.

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Bizarre rocks of Stone Town

We'll stroll through the snow-covered streets of Stone Town, climb rocks and admire stunning views

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The place where the fairy tale lives

Unusual encounters await us in the underground labyrinth of the Kungur Ice Cave

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Usva pillars

Let's climb the pillars and enjoy the stunning views

Itinerary

Day 1

Meeting at 7:10-7:30 in Perm, meeting and picking up tourists from the hotel, airport or railway station of the city of Perm.

Breakfast (at approximately 9.30) at the roadside cafe “Ermak” along the way (additional charge).

7:30-10:30 Transfer to the city of Chusovoy, with a stop for breakfast, to the Ethnographic Park of the History of the Chusovoy River.

10:30-12:00 Excursion to the Chusovaya River Park, open-air museum.

The main feature of the park is that all the exhibits can be touched with your hands: so any visitor can easily play a melody on an old accordion (if he knows how, of course) or use bellows to fan the fire in the forge of a forge.

12:00-13:00 Free time for a walk around the Chusovaya River History Park.

Lunch (additional charge).

13:00-14:00 Transfer to the village of Usva, on the way stop at the White Stone (gorgeous view of the Main Ural Range), check-in at the Legend Chalet hotel in the village of Usva.

14:00-19:00 Hike to the Usva Pillars (tracking there and back approximately 11 km).

Usvinskie Pillars is a landscape natural monument of the Perm Region on the banks of the Usva River.

This is a majestic rock mass of unusual shape, made of limestone, about a kilometer long and up to 125 meters high.

Along the way you can go to the Pervomaiskaya Cave , take a tour of the Usva Pillars, and return to the village of Usva.

If desired, you can negotiate with local residents about delivery from Usvinskiye Pillars to Usva village by motor boat/snowmobile (paid separately).

19:00-20:00 Dinner.

You can order a bathhouse.

A walk through the evening village of Usva.

Overnight.

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Day 2

8:30-9:00 Breakfast.

9:30-12:00 Hike to Stone Town (round trip trekking 3 km).

Stone Town is a landscape natural monument, one of the main natural attractions of the Perm region.

Another name for these rocks is Devil’s Settlement.

Locals usually call them Turtles.

12:00-13:30 Hiking to the Shumikhinsky rocks, Shumikhinsky village.

13:30-14:00 Transfer to Gubakha.

14:00 Lunch (additional charge).

14:30-18:00 Visit to Mount Krestovaya , this is one of the most picturesque peaks of the Western Urals, a symbol of the city of Gubakha and the largest ski center, the mountain is located at the northern end of the Rudyansky Spoy ridge and has a height of 471.3 m above sea level.

If you wish, you can take a ride on the chairlift.

We will visit viewpoints on the Kosva River and the filming locations for the film “The Heart of Parma”.

Hiking to Mount Ladeinaya (tracking there and back 7 km), a very picturesque stone massif on the banks of the Kosva River, crossing the Kosva River on the largest suspension bridge in the Perm region.

18:00-19:00 Dinner (paid separately).

Transfer to a hotel in Gremyachinsk.

Overnight.

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Day 3

8:30-9:00 Breakfast.

9:30-11:30 Transfer to Kungur.

12:00-13:30 Excursion to the Kungur Ice Cave.

Kungur Cave is one of the largest and longest gypsum caves in Russia (paid separately).

14:00-14:30 Lunch (paid separately).

14:30-16:30 Excursion around the city of Kungur.

Kungur is an ancient merchant city; many ancient merchant mansions, churches and other interesting architectural monuments of past centuries have been preserved here.

If desired, visit the stone museum and souvenir shop.

Moving to Perm.

18:00 If desired and time permits, dinner at the cafe of Komi-Permyak national cuisine “Choskyt Kerku” (not included in the price).

Walk along the embankment of the Kama River.

20:00 End of the program.

If necessary, transfer to the hotel, railway station, or airport.

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Complexity
Average
Organizer's comment

Difficulty level is low. We will walk about 5-10 km a day.

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Accommodation

Comfort
Simple

Hotel  Jokes "Legend"  1 night

Hotel  "4 stones"  1 night

The tour includes hotel accommodation.

The cost of the tour for 1 person in double occupancy is 22,150 rubles.

Please specify the supplement for single occupancy when booking.

1 Night

Mini-Hotel Legend has a shared lounge, garden and terrace in Usva. It features a 24-hour front desk and a shared kitchen.

All rooms at the mini-hotel have a wardrobe. All rooms are equipped with a desk and kettle.

Bathroom, shower, kitchen on the floor.

You can order a wood-burning sauna additionally.

If desired, for an additional fee, it is possible to rent a junior suite for a group (3 rooms, one large double bed, one sofa and two single beds, a bathroom with shower in the room).

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1 Night

Accommodation in the city of Gremyachinsk. Double room, shower and toilet in the room.

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Tour conditions

Included in price

  • Meals according to the program: breakfast on the second and third days, dinner on the first day;
  • entrance ticket to the Perm Natural Park;
  • entrance ticket to the Chusovaya River History Park;
  • the entire transfer along the route;
  • accommodation in hotels (double rooms).

Excluded in price

  • air and railway tickets to Perm and back;
  • meals on tour days;
  • if desired, a Russian wood-fired sauna in the village of Usva at a hotel (cost 2,000 rubles for 2 hours);
  • if desired, descent from Mount Krestovaya at the Gubakha Ski Center on a chairlift (approximately 250 rubles);
  • meals not specified in the program: breakfast, lunch, dinner;
  • entrance tickets to the Kungur Ice Cave (approximately 1200 - 1400 rubles).

It is important to know

documents (passport, medical policy);
warm outer winter clothing (waterproof jacket and pants, warm hat, scarf, mittens);
warm winter sports boots;
thermal underwear;
warm sweater/fleece jacket;
warm socks;
a set of change of clothes (second jacket, second pants);
personal hygiene products;
a blanket, a hobu (butt pad) and a thermos if possible;
personal first aid kit.

Air and train tickets are not included in the tour price. You can purchase them yourself or contact us for help.

Additional medical insurance is not included in the tour price. If you wish, you can take out insuranceon the Big Country websitewithout commission directly from insurance companies.

If you cancel your reservation early, we will be forced to charge you a percentage of the price paid:

if canceled less than 7 days before the start of the trip - 15%

22150 AMD /per tourist for 3 days

Number of tourists

up to 4 tourists over 14 years old

Photo Aghasi
Aghasi
5/5 (124 reviews)
Tour organizer

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08 Dec, 2023
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Alexandr Manukyan

" Loved the overall tour for all 7 days covering all of Armenia. worth ur money for sure. thanks. Driver was very good and polite and safe driving for all 6 days. on time pickup and drop overall. Thanks for it. "

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