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Among the mountain ridges

Duration 11 days
1 day
Arrival to Ekaterinburg. Transfer in hotel. Accommodation in hotel. Lunch.
Excursion program.
Dinner in your own way. Spend the night in hotel (double room)
2 day
Breakfast in a hotel
Transfer to the settlement of Kaga (600 km).
On the way we drive past some uralian towns: Kasli, Kyshtym, Miass, Uchaly, Beloretsk.
Besides well cross a few nature-landscape zones: coniferous and mixed forest, steppe-forest, mountain forest zones. Lunch in the town of Miass, situated on the bank of the river Miass, widely known as gold river. In XIXth century in this river valley there were found a few gold nuggets, among them was the biggest one in Russia the gold nugget Gold Triangle with weight about 36 kg. In Miass we can visit the mineralogical museum, if it is open for public this day. Accommodation in a tourist centre.
Dinner. Russian Baths.
3 day
Breakfast
Preparation of equipment. Lunch
Visit the museum of local lore and Nikolskaya Church.
Dinner. Russian Baths.
4 day
Breakfast.
Start of riding.
Riding to the river Chernaya mouth (30 km). On the way well cross the stream of Gold diggers, because thjre are old gold placers in this area in XIXth century.  Lunch on the way.
Accommodation in a tent camp (double tents)
Dinner
5 day
Breakfast
Day of rest. Swimming. Fishing, Picking up berries and mushroom.
Short-term riding to the geological monument of nature - .
Lunch. Dinner.
6 day
Breakfast
Riding (20 km) from the river Chernaya mouth via area of Kukhtur and the stream Stone to the foot of Mt Bolshoi Shatak (1271 m), the mountain ridge Bash-Tau (Head-Stone, in Bashkir language). Lunch on the way.
Accommodation in a tent camp (double tents)
Dinner
7 day
Breakfast
Day of rest. Climbing Mt Bolshoi Shatak.  Youll see old larches and alpine meadows.
Lunch. Dinner.
8 day
Breakfast
Riding to the valley of the stream Irlya. Return to a tourist centre (20 km). Accommodation in a tourist centre. Russian Baths.
Dinner.
9 day
Breakfast
Day of rest. Walk in environs of the settlement.
Lunch. Dinner.
10 day
Breakfast
Transfer to Yekaterinburg. Lunch - on the way.
Accommodation in a hotel (standard double rooms).
Dinner 
11 day
Breakfast
Transfer in an airport.

 

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