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Holidays to Russia encompass elements of adventure together with a big cultural agenda. Russia is the biggest country in the world, reaching from the Baltic (with this aspect of the country under Europe) to the Pacific ... Read more
A country this huge naturally has an enormous variety of landscapes and attractions, perfect for cycling, walking or exploring on a cultural visit. West of the Ural Mountains, Moscow and St Petersburg provide plenty of architectural and human interest - the ornate domes of St Basil's Cathedral and the Church of Our Saviour's Blood rise above the busy streets, and the Armoury in the Kremlin and the Hermitage in the Winter Palace house incredible collections of art. To the east of the mountains lies Siberia, a seemingly endless expanse of wild landsape. Lake Baikal is the deepest and oldest lake in the world, home to 1,500 endemic species. Further east still is Kamchatka, dominated by volcanoes and a dramatic place for a trekking holiday.
As well as our range of fixed departure group holidays to Russia listed below, did you know we can also arrange adventures for you, your friends and family on dates to suit you? In many cases we can modify our standard itineraries, upgrade the accommodation, or add on a few days for relaxation at the end. See our Private Adventures page for more information.
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You may be a total beginner or an experienced cross-country skier. Many destinations offer different level weeks or multi-grade skiing on the same week. Choose from ‘Classic’ and ‘Skate’ style holidays, or even a ski marathon race for the ultimate winter challenge. See below for more grading details.
You are healthy, enjoy the outdoors and want a relaxing trip. No experience is required.
You are reasonably fit, enjoy the outdoors and are looking for some exercise. Some previous experience is preferable for activity based trips.
You are moderately fit and possess a spirit of adventure. Some previous experience is required for most activity based trips.
You are moderately fit and have an interest in remote or challenging environments. Some previous experience is required for activity based trips.
You have a good level of fitness and are looking for a physically challenging holiday. Previous experience is essential for activity based trips.
As well as our range of fixed departure group holidays, did you know we can also arrange adventures for you, your friends and family on dates to suit you? In many cases we can modify our standard itineraries, upgrade the accommodation, or add on a few days for relaxation at the end. See our Private Adventures page for more information.
We booked our trip 6 months in advance and Paula was extremely helpful and efficient in arranging a private trip for our 2 families on dates that we requested. Our local guide Antonio and driver Alan were friendly, helpful, professional and went to infinite trouble to give us a fantastic holiday.
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