Russian settlements in Pomory still show the rustic appearance of old times.
The reindeer-herding people still live on the tundra
Experiencing a nomadic way of life
Wildlife and nature
After breakfast we will take a tour deep into Golubin Downfall Cave. Pinezh Caves is a natural phenomenon, with the largest and most numerous karstic limestone caves and grotto systems in European Russia; Golubin Downfall is the most beautiful and yet accessible of them. Emerging from the caves, we shall walk deep into a winter forest to see a waterfall in thaw. As we travel through a real taiga forest, your guide will tell you mysterious stories about the forest’s residents, wildlife and nature. After lunch we will have a culinary master-class and bake traditional local pies and the Pomory speciality shan’ga. Sub-glacial fishing is another extraordinary experience awaiting you today in the Pinezh Natural Reserve. We will prepare a classic hot Russian banya for you, to end this intense day. Dinner will be served at our hotel.