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Down the river Kosiyu

Combined tour
Duration 12 days

Optimal time for rafting in the pre-Polar Ural is June - August.
It is necessary to take into account that depending on the month of visiting the pre-polar Urals, the tour has specific peculiarities.
June a beautiful mysterious time of white nights in the pre-polar Urals.
Air temperature is +5 - +20OC - this time is characterized by high levels of water in the rivers.  Temperature of the water is about +7OC. For tourists it is necessary to have additional warm clothes, as during the passage through the fords water will flow over the rafts.
July-August - during this time in the pre-polar Urals the summer is at its peak the sun is shining twenty-four hours a day. Air temperature is +10 - +30OC.
September - night frosts are possible. Air temperature is +5 - +20OC - but this is the best time in mountains the time of picturesque golden autumn. In the autumn in the taiga there are many mushrooms and different kinds of berries.

The program of travel:

1 day
Arrival to the town Inta by train (Moscow-Labytnangi or Moscow-Vorkuta).
You can look at schedule here.
We meet you at the railway station of the town Inta.
Registration.
Transfer to the point of start the settlement Zhelannyj by vehicle "Ural". It takes about 6-8 hours.
Lunch
Start of trekking.
Trekking (6 km) to the tourist tent camp Oasis".
Accommodation in tent camp. Dinner
Spent the night in double tents.
2 day
Breakfast
Trekking to lake Vosmerka (The eight).  Lunch
Fishing on lake (speckled trout - Salvelinus fontinalis). Swimming.
Climbing for acclimatization.
Accommodation in tent camp on the bank of lake.
Dinner. Spent the night in double tents.
3 day
Breakfast
Climbing (12 km) Mt. Narodnaya the highest top (1895 ) of the Urals mountains.
Mount Narodnaya (Naroda-iz in Komi language) is the highest mountain in the Urals (1895 metres) and it is located on the Ridge of Researches in the pre-polar Urals.
It was discovered in 1927 by the Severouralsk expedition by the Academy of Sciences of the USSR under the management of A.Aleshkov.
The peak, discovered on the eve of the 10th anniversary of the Great October Revolution, was named Narodnaya (Peoples), in honour of the Soviet people by A.Aleshkov. Also there is a version that the mountain was named according to the name of the river Naroda which flows from slopes of Mt. Narodnaya (basin of the river Northern Sosva).
Lunch
After we will have climbed Mt. Narodnaya we cross the pass Kar-Kar and then go down to the tent camp Olenij (Deers camp), (18 km).
Accommodation in tent camp. Dinner
Spent the night in double tents.
4 day
Breakfast
Trekking to the foot of Mt. Manaraga (12 km).
Lunch
Accommodation in tent camp. Dinner
Spent the night in double tents.
5 day
Breakfast
Trekking (12 km)  + climbing Mt. Manaraga (1820 ).
Lunch
Accommodation in the tent camp.
Dinner
Spent the night in double tents.
6 day
Breakfast
Start of rafting along the river Kosiyu.
Being rafted down the river Kosjyu you will get acquainted with a wild northern nature and enjoy mountain landscapes of the pre-Polar Ural. Landscape of area of rafting low mountains (up to 1500 ) with abrupt steep slopes, covered with taiga.
You can catch different species of fish - European grayling (up to 2.5 kg and 65 sm.), speckled trout (Salvelinus fontinalis), (river and lake subspecies, up to 1.2 kg and 50 sm.).
By the august the atlantic salmon the Pechora salmon (up to 20 kg and 1.2 ) will has floated to the middle part of the river Kosjyu for spawning.
Length of rafting 16 km. Fishing in time of rafting.
Lunch
Accommodation in the tourist shelter on the bank of the river.
After a little rest tourists can visit the inundated lakes, located not far (500 and 1500) from the tourist shelter. Fishing. Inundated lakes give a fine opportunity for fishermen to catch perch (up to 1 kg) and pike (up to 5 kg and 1 ).
Russian Baths. Dinner
Spent the night in the tourist shelter.
7 day
Breakfast
Continuation of rafting along the river Kosiyu up to the rapid Kedrovyj ("Cedars rapid"). Length of rafting 14 km. Fishing in time of rafting.
Accommodation in the tent camp on the bank of the river. Dinner
Spent the night in double tents.
8 day
Breakfast
Continuation of rafting (7 km) up to the former wooden hut of local hunter (Alyakrinskijs hut).
Lunch
From this place the most interesting for fishing part of the river begins.
Rafting (6 km) up to the reach Brakonierskij ( Poachers reach).
Walk (1 km from the camp) to inundated lake, where you can catch the large samples of perch and pike.
Accommodation in the tent camp on the left bank of the river. Dinner
Spent the night in double tents.
9 day
Breakfast
Continuation of rafting (7 km) up to a mouth of the river Nidysej, and further up to the rapid White Horse.
Lunch
Accommodation in the tourist shelter Nidysej in the mouth of the river Nidysej. Dinner
Spent the night in the tourist shelter.
10 day
Breakfast
Day of fishing.
Lunch
Walk to lake Mezhgornoe, where it is possible to catch Trout (Salmo trutta).
Russian Baths. Dinner
Spent the night in the tourist shelter.
11 day
Breakfast
Continuation of rafting (9 km) up to base Kruglaya Yama (Round hole).
In time of rafting you pass two rapids Trek and Bezgil. Lunch
Finish of the rafting along the river Kosiyu.
Accommodation in the base. Dinner
Spent the night in the tourist shelter.
12 day
Breakfast
Transfer to the town Inta by motor boat (160 km) to the landing-stage Vodovod and, then by a vehicle.
Accommodation in hotel
Russian Baths. Farewell dinner.
Transfer to the railway station.
Departure of group.

Cost includes:
- transfer from the town Inta to the settlement Zhelannyj.
- transfer to the town Inta from the base Kruglaya Yama.
- rent of special equipment (tents, sleeping bags, equipment for preparing meal etc.)
- visit the nature park Yugyd-Va
- guide (cook)
- meal, according to the program.
- interpreter          

Cost does not include:
- visa support
- transfer to/from the town Inta
- alcohol
- equipment for fishing
- special warm clothes and rubber boots

 

 

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