SOCHI, June 22. / Corr. TASS Tatyana Polinyuk. Mountain resorts of Krasnaya Polyana near Sochi topped the rating of popularity among lovers of active summer holidays. The Russians also plan to do trekking – hiking in the mountains on a certain route in the Crimea, Donbay, Elbrus and Gorny Altai, the tourist site “TurStat” said on Wednesday.
“The top 10 most popular tracking resorts and trekking spots in Russia and the CIS countries, according to a study conducted in conjunction with an independent booking service, include Krasnaya Polyana in Sochi, Chimbulak (Kazakhstan), Shahdag (Azerbaijan), Dombay (Karachay-Cherkessia), Crimean mountains (Crimea), Katun ridge (Altai Mountains), Elbrus region (Kabardino-Balkaria), Sheregesh (Kemerovo region), Khibiny (Murmansk region) and Karakol (Kyrgyzstan), “the portal said in a statement.
According to “TurStat”, the mountain resorts of Sochi have also become the most affordable at a cost of rest. An air ticket or train to Sochi will cost up to 10 thousand rubles. per person, and accommodation with meals in mountain resorts – 5 thousand rubles. per day for two. “When choosing resorts and places for trekking, the resorts’ opportunities for outdoor activities in the mountains and transport accessibility, as well as the availability of instructors, guides and hiking trails come to the fore, ”said the representative of TourStat.
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The mountain complexes of Sochi completed the skiing season in May; in the early days of June, the summer entertainment season was opened here. “Since the beginning of summer, the Tirol club has been working for us, which offers group and individual lessons in several areas: hiking along routes of varying difficulty and duration, Nordic walking, quests throughout the resort with exciting challenges and trials, roller-skating and biking.” – told the press service of the resort “Gorki Gorod”.
Another Krasnaya Polyana mountain resort “Rosa Khutor” is ready to surprise its guests with snowy fun in the middle of summer. On June 25, they will build a springboard out of real snow on which riders and freestyle skiing masters will be able to compete in jibbing, demonstrating to the audience their skills in acrobatics and jumping.