5 Unexplored Destinations of Russia


Being the largest country in the world, Russia is great and grand in all sense. It is home to a distinctive culture and amazing landscapes. A trip to Russia can be a lifetime experience for anyone. If you are planning to visit Russia soon, then visit these unexplored places to enjoy the true beauty of the land of the Soviets:

1. Stolby Nature Reserve

Located in the North-Western part of the Eastern Sayan Mountains, Stolby nature reserve is one of the most visited tourist spots in Siberia. The rocky cliffs known as the Stolby, meaning “pillars” in Russian are the prime attraction of this place. The smallest cliff at the Stolby Nature Reserve is 55 metres in height while the highest cliff goes as high as 600 metres. You can enjoy activities such as rock climbing and hiking. You can also go for guided tours of the Siberian fir taiga that are sprawled just beneath the rocks. You can stay at the wooden cabins located in the reserve.

2. Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky

This is the most eastern town in the northern hemisphere located in Kamchatka peninsula in Eastern Russia. The beautiful region is famous for ecotourism and you can enjoy a number of activities such as kayaking, sailing, hunting and fishing trips, and volcano hikes. This town is also a famous destination of foodies. Don’t leave the town without savouring the delicious Kamchatka crabs and other seafood. You can take a flight from Moscow to reach Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. It is advisable to book your flights early. Are you looking for best international tour packages? If yes, then visit http://www.tourient.com/ and check our tour packages and enjoy attractive deals.

3. Yessentuki

This is a historical town and is famous for its rich mineral stores and hot springs. This town has been a famous destination for health conscious people since 19th century.

4. Irkutsk and Lake Baikal

Locally famous as the “Paris of Siberia” Irkutsk is a city rich in historic churches, theatres, museum, and beautiful wooden houses decorated with intricate wooden carvings. This place is close to Lake Baikal, world’s oldest, deepest, and biggest freshwater lake and is also a UNESCO world heritage site. The main attraction of the place includes the Geology Museum displaying an array of minerals and gems collected from Siberia and the far east of Russia, the City History Museum, and the Old Town which is famous for its beautiful 19th century architecture.

5. The Golden ring

The Golden Ring is a ring of cities at the northeast of Moscow and is famous for its medieval towns and forts and old-world churches. The Golden Ring is the most enchanting travel destination that Russia has to offer. Once you step into this place, you will feel directly transported centuries back in time. The unique architecture and century-old traditions will give you a taste of the bygone era. Make sure to stop at the city of Pylos, also known as the Pearl of Volga.

We hope that you will enjoy this experience.

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