A trip to the mountains in winter is no surprise any more. If ski resorts and snow-covered cliffs are boring for you, this option is for you. The route offers a glimpse of the sights and attractions north of Krasnodar: an area undeservedly neglected by tourists. Rugged forts and abandoned lighthouses, air rides and carting, Russian bathhouse, quests, winter Azov Sea - dress warmly and go! The route is developed with the support of [Volkswagen Amarok](https://www.volkswagen-commercial.ru/ru/model-overview/amarok.html?utm_source=Amarok&utm_medium=cpm&utm_content=Amarok&utm_campaign=LCV_Road_Travel&tc=oa-LCV_Road_Travel-Amarok-cpm-Keyword_Amarok-banner).
On the first day of this mini-journey, you fly under the clouds in a small plane and get an adrenaline rush on the karting track. In the afternoon you will wander around the ancient fortress in Ust-Labinsk, and spend the rest of the day in a Russian bath at the luxurious complex "Five Ponds" in Timashevsk.
Start this day with a trip to the airfield in Plastunovskaya village. It is the base of "Kuban" airclub, which offers tours of the airfield, demonstration and familiarization flights by YAK-52, YAK-18T, AN-2 and so on. To make a series of aerobatics figures, to admire the beauty of the region from a bird's-eye view, to be photographed against the background of a helicopter - all this can be done in Plastunovskaya. Visit to [airclub](https://vk.com/aeroclub_kuban) should be booked in advance by phone 8(861)299-99-86. The flights depend on weather conditions.
Take a look at another curious place for connoisseurs of extreme atmosphere. The ["Pilot"] sports complex (https://stkpilot.ru/) offers all the facilities for karting fans. The length of the track is 1257 meters, the maximum width is 13 meters, the minimum rental time of 1 car is 10 minutes (600-850 rubles). You can also sign up for training on a motorcycle, scooter, try yourself in rally sprint and drift. The complex is open all year round from 9:00 to 20:00, but classes depend on weather conditions. Before visiting the complex, please contact the administration by phone 8 918 6390397. After skiing, you can warm up and have a cup of tea at the Pit Stop sports cafe.
For lunch you can visit the cozy cafe "Leka", which offers an excellent selection of pizza (including Caucasian and vegetable), hot dishes and rolls.
Alexandrovskaya (Ust-Labinskaya) Fortress was built back in 1778 by order of the commander Alexander Suvorov. The fort on the right high bank of the Kuban River actually became the place where the city of Ust-Labinsk was born. Take some time to walk around the fortress. Today you can see historical photos, custom-made cannon, wooden chisel. There are also stunning views of the river and city from here.
Korenovsky spring beats from the ground with a powerful jet. The water has a wonderful taste and mineral composition. Take the water with you on the road.
Stop by the supermarket for a short visit to buy ready-made food, drinks and snacks for your upcoming dinner.
The bathing complex "Five Ponds" in Timashevsk can accommodate up to 10 people. Bathhouse "in the village", various types of steaming, a decent selection of brooms, swimming pool with cool water, relaxation room, karaoke - the ideal way to complete this wonderful day. You can have dinner here in the sauna dining room. If desired, you can visit the restaurant of the complex, which offers dishes of Russian and European cuisine. You can book a sauna by calling +7 918 396 41 75 or +7 918 396 40 75. Look for details at [website](https://5prudov.ru/).
Go out early in the morning to play paintball, and then hurry to admire the beauty of the winter Primorsko-Ahtarsk. Visit here an abandoned lighthouse, get to Yasenskaya spit. On the way back, stop in Timashevsk to grab a couple of bottles of branded beer from the local brewery. And after dinner, try a quest inspired by the popular Fort Boyard game.
In the morning, check out the paintball club ["13 District"](http://paintball13.ru/). Here you can find everything for a great game: protective suits, pneumatic markers, paint balls. You don't like paintball? Try lasertag! Birthday parties are given discounts here, and every 13th day of the month there is a 13% discount. To book a playground, please call +7 (918) 372-22-28.
After a hot game it's time to freshen up on the winter sea shore. Primorsko-Akhtarsk looks no less impressive in winter, and the absence of tourists allows you to enjoy the beauty of the city. And first of all visit its main attraction - the Monument to the sailors of the Azov Flotilla, an armored car 124. This is a real ship of 1942 issue, which was taken out in campaigns against the enemy during the war.
Cozy cafe "Aquarium" will please with its beautiful design and beautiful serving of dishes. Many locals consider this restaurant the best in the city, and if you order a business lunch, you will not have to pay for it. Four first-class dishes will cost you less than 300 rubles. Booking a table by phone +7 (918) 955-23-13.
In Primorsko-Akhtarsk there is an ancient lighthouse, overgrown with myths and legends for many years. You can reach the building in Primorsko-Akhtarsk only in dry weather: in the rain you risk to get stuck in deep ruts of field roads. The beacon hasn't functioned for more than two decades for lack of need. But the place continues to attract tourists. It is said that in the 6-7th centuries B.C. Scythians buried a chest of treasures in these parts, which still keep the spirits safe. Somebody is more excited about the sad story of how in December 1942 the fascists shot guerrillas hiding in one of the cellars at the lighthouse. The lighthouse is open, narrow steps lead upwards. At the top of the lighthouse, there's a glass room where a light once burned. You can climb up the lighthouse at least for the sake of spectacular views, which open from a height of 20 meters.
Don't be lazy to get to the Yasenskaya Spit. Although this place is not diverse and full of colors, untouched nature and measured atmosphere will amaze even a sophisticated tourist. The length of the braid is 14 km, it is divided into zones by barriers. Behind the second begins a protected area, which is impossible to get into.
It's evening, which means it's time to go home. On the way, stop by Timashevsk again to buy home a local beer. Timashevsky brewery "Toga", which has its history since 1994, produces 8 varieties of natural live beer for the most demanding taste. You can buy it in one of the brand shops.
For dinner, stop by the Japanese restaurant "Tokyo". The menu includes classic rolls, noodles with different fillings, soups, salads, pizza, seafood kebabs and many more. Reservation of tables by phone +7 918 217-33-99.
Finally, you can try your hand at the quest, made based on the famous game "Fort Boyard". Elder Fur, Paspartu, Maitre Shadow - with these well-known characters you will personally meet in the village Novotitarovskaya. The games are held for both small (1-5 people) and large companies. The level of the game you decide for yourself. In addition, you can order a festive table, services of a photographer and even a disco with a DJ - an actual option for holidays. Quests must be booked in advance by calling +7 (861) 202-98-54. You can read more on the official [site](https://xn----8sbc9arboqle1h.xn--p1ai/).