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We will meet you after landing at the Krasnoyarsk airport and take you to the hotel. You will stay in the city center, within walking distance of the main attractions and the Yenisei embankment. Evening you will spend in the Italian restaurant in the company with pasta and wine.
Novotel is a new 4* hotel, opened in 2016. There are 4 categories of rooms: “superior”, “business comfort”, “suite” and “family”. The building is located in the historical and business center of the city, a hundred meters from the Theatre of Opera and Ballet, five hundred meters from the embankment and the “Krasnoyarsk Big Ben”. Within walking distance there are shops, bars, restaurants and Tatysheva Island. The rooms offer a panoramic view of Teatralnaya Square.
Trattoria Formaggi is a restaurant of home-made Italian cuisine in the center of Krasnoyarsk, a five-minute drive from the Novotel Hotel. In the menu: pasta, risotto, pizza from a wood stove and wine from Tuscan Vermentino.
You will start your journey in Krasnoyarsk with the Reserve Stolby. Here you will find convenient trails, picturesque nature, and a friendly atmosphere. During the day you will explore the most popular rocks, have lunch in the forest and then you will go down the cable car from the taiga to civilization. A warm sauna, a massage therapist and cold cocktails will be waiting for you. After spa treatments, you will climb by elevator from the sauna directly to the restaurant. You will have dinner with Siberian dishes from wildfowl and northern delicacies, accompanied by crackling wood in the fireplace and the river rustling outside the window.
Stolby is a visiting card and tourist attraction of the Krasnoyarsk region. In the territory equal to the territory of Andorra, Palau or Seychelles, there are about two hundred syenite rocks. They resemble people, animals, birds, and even dragons. In the year the reserve is visited by more than 350,000 guests. On the territory of the complex, there are a tourist information center, maps, pointers, a cafe with hot drinks, stairs, toilets, and wooden trails.
Along the territory of Tsentralnyye Stolby there are six tourist routes with different length and levels of complexity. You will pass along the path, which begins in the tract Kashtak and passes along the ridge of the same name. The total length of the route is 16 km.
Along the way, there are steppe slopes, coniferous forests and the main attractions of the reserve – rocks. To the first rock called Slon, you will reach in 10 minutes after landing from the minibus. Further, the path runs past several more famous cliffs: the Pervyi pillar, the height of a thirty-story house, Babushka and Vnuchka, a bearded Dedushka in a fur hat, and also the funniest and airy cluster of rocks — the pillar Per’ya.
Nearby you can see another unusual formation. On the one hand, it resembles a gate in which a huge cobblestone was stuck, on the other, a sleeping lion. This pillar is called the l'vinyye Vorota.
You will pass by the rocks Pervenets and Predtecha, then along the Alley of Love, through the thick fir grove, you will go to the pillar of Vodopoi at the stream Hiliy. And behind it there are the cliffs — the Greshnik and the Monashka. The most picturesque and breathtaking views open from the observation platform, which is at the very end of the route. There we will stop for a break and a snack.
The top platform of the lift is the completion of the route along the reserve. By the cable car, you will go down to the all-season sports and recreation park with extreme attractions, swimming pool, bar, restaurant and summer houses for picnics. In winter the park functions as a ski resort.
Kolodets is a spa complex on the territory of the Fanpark Bobrovy Log. It includes: sauna, hammam, solarium area with sun loungers and hydromassage pool with water purification. Changing rooms are equipped with slippers, bathrobes and towels. Light snacks and refreshments are available in the relaxation area. If you wish, we can bring a bath attendant, massage therapist or beautician.
Hozyain Taigi is a restaurant of Siberian cuisine on the territory of Fanpark Bobrovy Log. It is decorated in the style of an alpine chalet, overlooking the mountains and a fireplace in the center of the room. There are photos on the walls from the film with the same name and the family archive of Vladimir Vysotsky. Separately a zone with soft furniture, grand piano and billiards is equipped. In the menu of the restaurant there are author's dishes from traditional Siberian products, wildfowl and meat. We recommend you to pay attention to home tinctures and desserts with northern berries.
You will start the morning with a tour to the Krasnoyarsk HPP and the observation platform Tsar Ryba. After that you will go by yacht along the Yenisei River with the best chef of Krasnoyarsk Region. Yenisei is the seventh largest river in the world. You can stop at any place you like to swim and take photos. Only nice smells of snacks which will be served will distract you. For dinner, you will dock in a secluded bay and arrange a culinary masterclass — cook meat steaks, with berry sauce. By sunset you will return to the hotel.
25 km from Krasnoyarsk there is a cliff from which you can see the Yenisei — one of the deepest and longest rivers in the world, the 5th and 7th places respectively. Village Ovsyanka, the birthplace of the famous writer Viktor Petrovich Astafiev is located 4 km from here. In memory of him and his famous novel Tsar-Ryba, a four-meter-long metal sturgeon weighing 300 kg was installed. Previously, such giants lived in the Yenisei. The monument was installed in April 2004, on the eve of the writer's birthday.
Krasnoyarsk HPP is one of the ten most powerful hydroelectric power plant in the world, takes second place in Russia, only after Sayano-Shushenskaya. The installed capacity is 6,000 MW. Five hundred people work at the station. In order to ensure uninterrupted navigation, the only ship lift in Russia was built at the plant. Its capacity is enough to raise one and a half thousand cars.
Biryusa is a bay in the Krasnoyarsk reservoir, surrounded by sheer cliffs, grottoes and taiga. Seventy caves are concentrated in the bay. The largest is the Genevskaya. Its length is six kilometers. The visit card of this place is a through rock of the Tsar's Gate. Many people come here only to see it. In summer the bay is accessible from the water, and in the winter people come here for ice fishing to catch a pike, a whitefish, a perch or a carp.
Admiral is a multifunctional eco-park, located in a quiet place surrounded by mountains and centuries-old pine forest. The territory is equipped with: spa complex, swimming pool, restaurant, tennis court, hotels, barbecue gazebos, sauna and Russian banya.
There are not so many places in Russia where you can safely accelerate to 220 km/h or make a police turn. You will take this opportunity and take a masterclass on counter-emergency driving on the Race Track Krasnoye Kolco. You will learn how to react correctly in extreme situations on the road: brake, turn, avoid a collision. After the theory and a few races, you will take a break for lunch and sort out the mistakes with the instructor. Then, in order to calm the raging adrenaline, you will cook dinner in the culinary studio.
Krasnoye Kolco is the first in Russia and the only ring race track in the Asian part of the country equipped in accordance with the requirements of the FIA, the International Automobile Federation. For our guests, there are sports cars available: Porsche 911, Nissan Skyline GTR, BMW M5, VAZ 2106 and 2108.
On the track, there are 3 rings: 911 m, 1,216 m and 2,160. On the main track, there are 13 turns, each of which is designed so that getting off the canvas, the car does not turn over. The most complex turns are equipped with retarders and sand traps. On the territory of the track, there is a school of extreme driving.
On the lessons, you will learn how to drive in extreme situations that can occur on the road. Some of the techniques that racers use to rally will be shown. The first block of the master class will begin with a detailed briefing. After consolidation the knowledge on the simulator, you will drive to the track for a half-hour race. The instructor will adjust the actions of the drivers on the radio.
Then, during the coffee break, there will be an analysis of the errors and some of the peculiarities of counter-emergency driving. The last block of the theory will take no more than 20 minutes. During the second race, the instructor will pass the track with each driver and give personal recommendations.
Ratatoy is the conceptual institution in the center of Krasnoyarsk. The interior and equipment of the restaurant are oriented to a comfortable culinary process. In the hall there are several workplaces with sinks, dishes and kitchen appliances.
Together with the chefs of the largest restaurant holding in Krasnoyarsk, even a beginner in cooking will cook Kamchatka crab, Italian pasta and French desserts. In the studio Ratatoy there were Moscow chef Ilya Lazerson, food blogger Andrei Rudkov and Olympic champion Alexei Yagudin.
By the fifth day, you will already learn how to cook a couple of complex meat dishes and let the car into a controlled drift. The ability to confidently recharge the gun and distinguish the wine by smell, definitely will be useful. Under the guidance of the head coach of the shooting club, you will learn the main principles of shooting. By the end of the lesson, you'll be as good at shooting skeet as in movies. You will definitely shoot in a couple. And at dinner in the restaurant, the sommelier will tell you how to choose wines on supermarket shelves.
Kubekovo is a shooting club, where an infrastructure is created for practicing several directions of shooting:
On the territory of the club, there are log gazebos with massive wooden furniture and a grill stylized as a Russian stove. In one of them we will cover the table.
Bistrot de Luxe Home is a restaurant with a warm lamp atmosphere. The hall is divided into secluded areas with partitions, curtains and bookcases. The interior is designed in beige and brown tones. Soft dimmed light of low chandeliers in lampshades adjusts to a friendly conversation.
In the menu of the restaurant, there are many meat dishes: stewed venison, roe beefsteak, marbled veal. Sommelier of the wine school will help to choose the right wine for each dish and tell about the peculiarities of each variety.
During dinner, you will taste several wines accompanied by snacks, some of which the chef prepares for you. The master class will teach how to:
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