THE PROTECTED BEAUTY OF PINEGA
Spend a weekend in the Russian North!
Discover popular natural attractions of the region in a two-day tour.
You will see:
- karst caves with underground entrances and halls;
- taiga waterfall;
- some of the most beautiful panoramas;
- learn from expert guides about the history, wildlife, and geology of the area.
Stay in a cozy hotel on the river and enjoy delicious northern cuisine and traditional Russian banya!
DO NOT MISS OUT:
Spring: Observe the mesmerizing ice drift.
Summer (June): Admire the White Nights and walk through the lush green forest.
Autumn: Look out in the horizon made of yellow-red-brown carpet of leaves.
Winter: Experience the real Russian winter! Use this chance to see the Northern Lights! And you get to meet the reindeers, too!
Duration: 2 days / 1 night
3 800 RUB – Economy Room
4 300 RUB – Standard Room
4 800 RUB – Comfort Room
Children under 5 years, without extra bed, pay for meals and transfer only.
For children from 5 to 14 years we offer 20% discount on the tour
08:00 – Departure from Arkhangelsk. 3.5-4-hour drive (one stop).
11:30-12:00 – Arrival at the Golubino Forest Hotel. Tea party with local pastries.
12-12:30 – Excursion to the karst cave.
14:00 – Lunch.
15:00 – Walking through the reserved forest, visiting the Holy Spring waterfall.
17:00 – Check-in.
19:00 – Dinner.
Traditional Russian banya (extra cost)
08:00 – Breakfast.
10:00 – Excursion to the Krasnogorsk Bogoroditsky monastery. Visiting the grave of Prince Golitsyn.
13:00 – Lunch.
15:00 – Departure to Arkhangelsk.
3 meals a day
ADDITIONAL COSTS (OPTIONAL)
- Airfare and train tickets;
- Talagi Airport-Arkhangelsk transfer:
1 000 RUB per passenger car (4 seats)
Round-trip transport (Arkhangelsk-Golubino-Arkhangelsk):
2 400 RUB per adult
1 800 RUB per child
- Individual transfer from Arkhangelsk to Golubino (one way):
8 000 RUB – per passenger car (4 seats)
- 2 000 RUB – surcharge for a single occupancy room
- 15% discount on the tour price for an extra bed
- Traditional Russian sauna (banya)
Please note that the tour is designed for physically fit and active tourists. Hiking trail is 10 km long. Unpredictable northern nature often throws surprises in the form of regular rains and annoying midgets, so you should be prepared. River rafting involves independent rowing: the river is narrow and quite shallow.Consumption of alcoholic beverages and smoking is not permitted throughout the journey (Smoking is allowed in designated areas only).
Protected areas legislation prohibits any activity that may be contrary to the objectives of the reserve, including: fishing, hunting, making fires in non-equipped places, pollution of the territory, collection of zoological, botanical, mineralogical and other forest products.
Destruction and damage of barriers and other information signs and stands of the reserve as well as equipped recreation areas. Other activities violating natural processes, threatening the state of natural complexes and objects, and not related to the objectives of the reserve.