Khakassia, Altai, Kamchatka: what holiday do Russians choose this summer

According to the Association of tour operators of Russia, the most popular destinations among residents of the country this summer will become the Krasnodar and Stavropol territories, as well as Crimea.

However, pandemic has been a stimulus for development, and other areas in Russia. One of the most attractive is of Khakassia. For the first time this summer in the Republic’s capital, Abakan from Moscow will be organized Charter flights. Flights will start on 19 July. With increased demand the number of flights can be increased.

Khakassia, the Siberian Switzerland. In the region represented by almost all types of nature and landscapes, save perhaps the subtropics. Here about 500 fresh, mineral, medicinal lakes. Khakassia also has more than 300 caves. Among them is Pandora’s Box, the second longest cave in Russia. A cascade of caves, slopes and wells goes back more than two hundred meter depth. Steep slopes end at the lake emerald. Khakassia is one of the best places in the country for ecotourism, trekking and Hiking on mountain trails. The area also offers fishing, rafting on the rivers Yenisei, Abakan and others.

the Main problem is attracting tourists in Khakassia has always been the high cost of air travel, but this year managed to reduce the price twice. Now buy a tour for two from 52 thousand rubles. Rates include the flights, accommodation and transfers.

Tourism is gradually reviving in another Siberian region. Altai Krai within the framework of the first phase of lifting the restrictive measures have opened up access to its natural beauties. There have already appeared the first guests gradually filled the Parking lot. Mostly come here while the residents of the Krasnoyarsk territory, Yamalo-Nenets and Khanty-Mansi Autonomous districts. Altai is a beautiful place is good for alpinism and active rest. In the region are relict Savashinskaya lake, unique tape pine forests (the only one in the world), a bottomless cave. The famous resort of Federal value Belokurikha, with its famous radonthe new tubs, as well as the city of Spring, with its therapeutic mud.

Investors, already accomplished in Russia, a number of significant tourism projects, including a resort “Rosa Khutor” in Sochi and Zavidovo in the Tver region, undertook the development of the Park “Three volcanoes” on the Kamchatka Peninsula. Now comes the stage of active design, construction will begin in 2022. The main tourist complex will be located in the Vilyuchinskaya Bay near the hill Hot and can take around 1000 people. Important points of attraction will be the little Valley of Geysers, the canyon is Dangerous near Mutnovsky volcano, Gorely volcano and the lava cave.

to reduce the cost of tickets to Kamchatka, it is planned to attract airlines-low cost airlines and reduce the size of airport charges due to Federal subsidies.

currently the Ministry is considering a programme of ecotourism in nature reserves. On the Agency’s website will soon have an information section where the Russians will be able to learn about all the tourist services offered by national parks and nature reserves. Also here will be presented the cost of services, directions to the territories. This summer on the market there have been new proposals — travel to Baikal and the Altai, Khakassia and the Kaliningrad region.

According to the latest polls, more than half of Russian tourists are going to spend your summer holiday on the southern beaches. A popular trip plans for about a third of the respondents. 14 percent of the tourists prefer cultural and historical leisure. At the same time, 44 percent of respondents will go on vacation for two weeks, 32 percent expect a week’s rest, another 14 percent will rest for three weeks or longer.

the plan for this season was opening over ten new directions for the Charter, which is intended to reduce the cost of the trip. In General, the July tours for domestic resorts fell by a third compared with last year.

Text: Meteotest