Weekends in Tomsk for active and curious people – Road.Travel

Weekends in Tomsk for active and curious people

Road Trip Route. Visit the largest open-air museum-reserve beyond the Urals., Relax at Edelweiss Ski Resort, Ride ATVs and get together in a Russian sauna at the Zodiac Club..

If there is no possibility to fly abroad, and Tomsk is already tired, you can always get out in beautiful places near the capital of the region. Ski resorts, the residence of Kuzbass Santa Claus, ski hiking and a Russian sauna on firewood - time can be spent no worse and do not spend the entire stash on the upcoming holiday.

Active Leisure, 🎅 Winter Trips. From: Tomsk

Marina Selivanova. Traveller.

Travel Itinerary and Road Trip Route

Day 1: Edelweiss ski resort and Tomskaya Pisanitsa museum-reserve

You'll spend the first half of the day at Edelweiss Ski Resort. If for weather reasons the way there is closed, the alternative is the extreme park "Forest of entertainment. In the afternoon we arrive at "Tomskaya Pisanitsa" - the largest open-air museum-reserve beyond the Urals, and you can spend the night in the Jurg.


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We will start this day by visiting the ski resort ["Edelweiss"](http://edelweis.tomsk.ru/). The park near the village of Kolarovo offers everything for a great winter holiday: four slopes, equipment rental, a warm gazebo for rest. Work schedule: Monday, Tuesday is the weekend. Wednesday to Friday from 5:00 to 9:00 pm. Saturday, Sunday, holidays - from 10:00 to 21:00. The park's activities are highly dependent on weather conditions. At air temperatures below - 24° and wind gusts of more than 12 m/s the complex does not work. The skiing season begins in late December-January. If for some reason it was not possible to get to the ski, you can spend a couple of hours in the well-known tomich park ["Forest of amusement"](https://xn----7sbzgbnpjdjl3k.xn--p1ai/). Here you can ride quad bikes, shoot at a dash with an air rifle or crossbow, visit a climbing wall or ride from an ice slide. Schedule: Wednesday-Sunday from 10:00 to 19:00.

Edelweiss Ski Park Cafe

Edelweiss has a nice café where you can have lunch. The menu is modest: two kinds of kebabs, burgers and drinks, but after skiing it's enough. If you didn't get to the ski, then on the way from "The Forest of Entertainment", on the way out of the city, you will meet the cafe "Caspiy" (Basandaiskaya St., 2), where from 12:00 to 16:00 there is a discount on all menus.

Томская Писаница

In ["Tomsk writer"](https://tomskayapisanitsa.ru/) is always interesting. The largest open-air museum-reserve beyond the Urals keeps the history of people who lived in Western Siberia several thousand years ago. The main pride of the museum is rock paintings of ancient people. You can also visit the Slavic mythological forest, zoo, "Territory of fairy tales" (in winter the residence of Kuzbass Santa Claus is located here), hunter's camp and other curious expositions. Keep an eye on the event posters so you don't miss anything interesting! Mode of operation: from 10:00 to 6:00 on weekdays; 10:00 to 7:00 on weekends and holidays, Monday and Tuesday are weekends.


For lunch we will stop in Jurga, in a beautiful family restaurant ["Galaxy"](http://galaxy.cafe/). It is a great option for a hearty and beautiful dinner. Schedule: 11:00 - 23:00.

Day 2: Steam Train Monument, Museum of Veterinary Medicine, Zodiac Country Club

In the morning visit the main attraction of Jurga, the monument - steam locomotive. In the ancient village of Kaftanchikovo, visit the unusual Museum of Veterinary Medicine, and then go to the first country club of a healthy lifestyle in the Tomsk district - ride quad bikes, go skiing and soar in a sauna.

Parovoz-Pamyatnik L-3815

Visit Jurga's main attraction early in the morning. Steam engine L3815 was built by the Voroshilovgrad plant in 1954, and in 2010 it became a monument celebrating the victory in the Great Patriotic War.

Muzey Veterinarii Tomskoy Oblasti

Let's visit the Museum of Veterinary Medicine, which is located in the ancient village of Kaftanchikovo. The history of veterinary service in Tomsk province dates back to 1897. To learn more about its formation, to see the furniture of the beginning of the XX century, pre-revolutionary laboratory instruments and even sponging machine (yes!) you can in this museum. The museum is open on weekdays from 09:00 to 17:00. Before your visit you should call 89138541652 (Anna Anatolyevna) to warn about your visit.

Шашлык city

Huge selection of kebabs (including meat from wild animals), good service, ample parking.

The recreation center "zhestkach"

After lunch we'll visit the club ["Zodiac"](https://vk.com/turclubzodiak) (old name - "Zhestkach") - the first country club of healthy lifestyle in Tomsk district. Here you can ride quad bikes, try kiting (1000 rubles per class), make a ski trip to the Tomsk suburbs or steam bath on firewood. Sign up for entertainment is better in advance. You can have dinner here, but according to the ideology of the base, guests are offered only healthy vegetarian meals. If you are not satisfied with this option, you can once again visit "Shashlik city".