Amongst many wonders in nature, there is one which truly stands apart: Aurora Borealis, the Northern Lights. The colors, the mightiness, severe yet fragile beauty of the North where it can only be observed - nothing compares to it on Earth. The Kola Peninsula is the best place in Russia that gives you high chances to watch the Northern Lights in action.We customize tours on request please talk to your Discovery Russia Travel Expert now - click CHAT ONLINE on the left, there is an agent eager to share travel ideas!
Cultural treasures and natural wonders blended smoothly into one great trip to Russia! Explore ancient Moscow, discover Imperial palaces of St Petersburg, enjoy the world-famous highlights of the two capitals of Russia during the first week of your tour. And then, all of a sudden, find yourself in the middle of Arctic nowhere, hunting for mesmerizing Northern Lights. Book your spot now and get ready for the exclusive trip!
Kurile Lake is one of Kamchatka's trademarks. For years that was stirctly day-trips destination due to complete absence of accommodation. Now you have an option to stay in a cozy eco lodge on the lake's shores and enjoy world premier bear viewing for a few days , watch pink salmon run and walk around to view Stellar sea eagle's nesting. Classic helicopter tours to volcanoes and geysers, boat trips and famous Kamchatka fishing are also the parts of the journey.
Enjoy the winter in one of the most famous winter wonderland's in the world; Russia. First, hunt for Northern Lights in the remore national park of the Russian North. Then, see the majestic St. Petersburg in all it's winter glory & travel to the vibrant capital Moscow! During your 12 -day adventure, you can have a go at open-air skating, throw snowballs in the parks, toboggan down hills, and walk along the frozen banks of the rivers and lakes. Book now for a White Christmas & Winter you will never forget! Moscow, St Petersburg and ancient town of Veliky Novgorod will dazzle you with their stunning architecture & heritage as you rub shoulders with the locals, all under the guidance of our expert local tour guides.
Barefoot luxury and exotics of the remote Russian Far East are finally blended into one-of-a-kind Luxury Kamchatka Tour. During a week you will see volcanoes, geysers, famous Russian bears, unique landscapes and encouner indigenous cultures. Accommodation in a premium country resort with excellent service, thermal hot springs and delicious fresh seafood. Relax and adventure, while we take care of every details of your trip!
Irkutsk was founded in the middle of the XVIIth century. The town is famous for its wooden houses and wooden lace perfectly preserved. Also, it is a gate to Lake Baikal—the largest and deepest fresh water lake in the world,. Baikal contains 20% of our planet’s fresh waters! This tour combines classic Baikal adventures and a trip deep into taiga, to hide away in a very remote and isolated manor, accessible only by a 4X4 or a helicopter. Russian bears inhabit the area in abundance and you will have a guaranteed and safe bear viewing in the wilderness.
Southern Altai is a hidden jem of our Siberian collection. Remote and wild, this destination remains undiscovered for international travelers even in comparison to the neighbouring Mongolia. Those who endevour will find themselves in the middle of pristine natural beauty. This drive-n-stay tour is a perfect opportunity to explore the whole Altai and to see its highlights, from pine-hardwood forests growing like a narrow strip along the valley of the Katun river, to Mongolian steppe landscapes of the Kurai crater , from mountain taiga forests to snow-ice deserts of alpine zone.
The Ukok Plateau is one of the most beautiful and interesting areas in the mountains of Altai. You will experience the real mystery of Altai and feel its ancient legends. The Ukok Plateau, which is 2,150 m above sea level, is a place where you will find an oasis of unrivalled natural beauty, peace, tranquility and no mobile coverage. And more, there are also unique archaeological sites and horses!
You will have plenty of opportunities to see and enjoy the extraordinary landscapes: the Teletskoye lake, home of V. M. Shukshin, National Museum. A. V. Anokhin, Karatash, waterfalls Korbu, Silver Spring and other amazing places!
Whooper swans wintering in Altai