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Journey through the Ages: From Archaeological Excavations to the Decembrists

Journey through the Ages: From Archaeological Excavations to the Decembrists
Starts from

Tyumen

Duration

3 Days

Transportation

By Car

Length

601 km

Hotels

2

Guidance

Self-Guided

Categories

History and CultureArts and Creativity
Kurgan - Chimeevo - Kargopolye - Isetskoe - Yalutorovsk
Be inspired by the ancient and not only history of the Trans-Urals! See miraculous and obroshchenie icons, visit archeological excavations, find out what the Decembrists were like in exile and how they changed the Trans-Urals.
Learn how to make national dolls, drink Russian tea and try the real loaf, and, of course, enjoy the picturesque views!
There are 2 activities in the itinerary (Russian tea drinking and a master class on making folk dolls), which must be booked in advance.
Tour features:
  • Unique places for history lovers;
  • Lots of hiking in the historic center of the cities;
  • The itinerary is ideal for travel Friday through Sunday, but it can also be done with a Tuesday through Thursday start;
  • There are 2 activities that need to be booked in advance;

Recommendations:
  • Don't forget SPF sunscreen if you like to walk outdoors;
  • Bring swimming gear if the weather is hot;
-Carry covered clothing for temple visits.
Maria Gorobets
Maria Gorobets
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  • Explore Russian traditions.
  • Take a walk in Baron Rosen's garden.
  • Visit Decembrists' houses-museums.
  • Plunge into peasant life.
  • Visit an archeological reserve.
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Miraculous icons and Russian loaf
Day 1309 km4 km

Miraculous icons and Russian loaf

Today there will be a lot of churches, you will see miracle-working Mother of God Chimeyevskaya, visit Russian tea-party or try Russian loaf at the manor "Russian hut", "zero in" at the "zero kilometer" of Kurgan and see fire-pit, built in XIX century. And in the evening you'll have a Mexican-style dinner. Excursions and master classes in the "Russian hut" manor should be booked in advance.
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Obroschen icons and cave paintings
Day 2198 km3 km

Obroschen icons and cave paintings

Today you'll learn what obroshchie icons and shashmura are, see cave paintings and learn about the customs of ancient tribes that lived in the Bronze and Iron Ages.
22:00
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Decembrists, craft workshops and Siberian cuisine
Day 394 km3 km

Decembrists, craft workshops and Siberian cuisine

Today you will visit Decembrists, will admire "Siberian baroque", will learn how to make folk dolls and mould pots, will look at real tent and will try Siberian cuisine. Master-classes in Yalutorovskiy ostrog must be booked in advance.
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