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Tour «Snow Lines Of Siberia»

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  • Type of tour:combined, active, sightseeing
  • Dates:December 2011 – April 2012
  • Region: Siberia: Mountain Shoria, Kuznetsk Alatau
  • Duration: 6 days/5 nights
  • Period:from December till March
  • People in the group: min – 3, max - 8
  • Age limit: children not younger than 18 years old (if younger – accompaniment by adults is obligatory)
  • Itinerary: : Novokuznetsk (railway station/airport) – Tashtagol district, village Sheregesh (Zelenaya mountain) – Mezhdurechensk – Kuznetsk Alatau (Podnebesnye Zubja, Tiger-Tysh mountain range) - Novokuznetsk
Price includes:


  • transfer from the airport/railway station
  • all tour rides accompanied by guide (in a bus or a car)
  • guide-interpreter’s service
    • In Sheregesh:
    • double accommodation in the hotel + breakfast (BB);
      In Mezhdurechensk:
    • double accommodation in the hotel;
      In tourist sites at Podnebesnye Zubja:
    • accommodation in 2-storeyed wooden common house with furnace hiting;
    • meals according to the program;
    • everyday baths;
    • driving the snowmobile;
    • excursion program;
    • everyday baths;
  • accident insurance;
Extra price:


  • airplane/railway tickets
  • In Sheregesh:meals (besides breakfast), approximate price of 3 meals a day – 750 rubles a day; tobogganing (price of 1 ascent – from 50 to 150 rubles depending on height and ascent conditions), services on the Zelenaya mountain which are not included in the program;
  • In Mezhdurechensk:supper in the café in Mezhdurechensk;
  • In Novokuznetsk on Day 6: if necessary – accommodation single/double accommodation in the hotel (from 1100 roubles per person), supper;

Tour price depends on the number of tourists in the group, euro rate and the treatment according to the program, which may be adjusted at will.


Please contact us for details

Do you like tobogganing and driving snowmobiles? We are waiting for you! This tour is specially for those who want to have a valuable rest far from city vanity at mountainsides and snowmobile lines, to get acquainted with primeval nature of Montain Shoria and Podnebesnye Zubja(Kuznetsk Alatau).Travel in Russia and get true adrenalin!

Kemerovo Region is often called the 2nd international centre of mountain-skiing tourism in Russia and the most popular mountain-skiing centre in Mountain Shoria. High level of Zelenaya mountain (1570 m) lines in Sheregesh is appreciated by specialists of International Federation of Mountain-skiing Sport and Tourism at its true value.

One of the most picturesque mountain districts of Siberia – Podnebesnye Zubja – is located in 60 km far from Mezhdurechensk city. The highest mountains in Kemerovo Region (2217 m) are located in Kuznetsk Alatau.

Day 1

Arrival to Novokuznetsk (railway station/airport). Meeting with guide. Automobile transfer to Novokuznetsk. Transfer by microbus to Sheregesh village (Zelenaya mountain). Time on the journey is about 3 hours. Accommodation in the hotel. Tobogganing. Free time.

Day 2

Tobogganing. Free time (durance of the rest on Mountain Zelenaya may differ upon tourists' request. One day BB costs 1400 rubles per person).

Day 3

In the morning – tobogganing. In the afternoon – departure to Mezhdurechensk by microbus with guide. Time on the journey about 5 hours. Accommodation in the hotel. Supper.

Day 4

Depature by train from Mezhdurechensk to the district of Kuznetsk Alatau to the station Lujba (train "Mezhdurechensk - Abakan"). From train by snowmobiles (as a passenger or in sledge), arrival to the cordon. Breakfast. Transfer to the tourist site "Snow Leopard" ("Gluhariny") by snowmobile line with stops on the way (12 km). Accommodation at the tourist site. Visiting of the chapel. Transfer to the pass Algujsky by snowmobiles. Baths.

Day 5

Excursion by snowmobiles to the open talc deposit, tremolites (the monument of nature). Transfer to the view point, tourist centre Kazyr (on the river Kazyr). Returning to the "Snow Leopard" (about 20 km). Baths. Notes: program of this day may differ depending on weather conditions and wishes of tourist, duration of the rest at tourist centre Kazyr may differ according to the will of tourists. Price of FB, program and baths – 2500 a day.

Day 6

Transfer by snowmobiles to the train. Departure to Mezhdurechensk by train. Transfer to Novokuznetsk by microbus. Time on the journey - about 2.5 hours.


Day 7 (An excursion day – at will of tourists. Extra price.)

Excursion program in Novokuznetsk city with visiting of Kuznetsk Fortress( – the memorial of history and architecture of Federal value, Spaso Preobrajenskiy Cathedral,Memorial museum of battle and working glory of Kuznetsk metallurgists, etc. – 2300 rubles per person. Price includes: accommodation in the hotel, automobile excursion across Novokuznetsk.

Additional information on tour "Winter fishing in Siberia":

Active-sightseeing tour "Snow line of Siberia" (6 days/5 nights, period – December till March) takes place on the territory of Kemerovo Region in districts of Montain Shoria and Podnebesnye Zubja(Kuznetsk Alatau). In this tour tourists can participate from 18 years old.

Kemerovo Region is located on the south-eastern of Western Siberia and is located on the equal distance from western and eastern borders of Russian Federation. Kuzbass is usually considered to be the huge coal and iron ore mining centre, place with many industrial giants, so it is mostly valued as industrial heart of Russia. And that's true, but there is another Kuzbass!

If you fly on the helicopter on serene bright day and take a look down, then as on the map there will appear plains and mountains, valleys and passes, rivers flowing with twisting lines "cutting" taiga in different directions as if they are going to come out of the banks to the valley.

Located between spurs of two great mountain lands – Altai and Sayans, Kuznetsk district is rich with its mountains. Mountain Shoria, Podnebesnye Zubja, Salair mountain range are wonderful as in winter as in summer. Here you can travel and have a rest in primeval taiga, on the rivers where the water is crystal clear, climb snowy mountain peaks, visit monuments of history and culture of our parentage.

In wintertime beginners and experienced sportsmen come here to great mountain-skiing and snowmobile lines of Kuzbass which are located on the mountainsides near cities.

There are all necessary conditions for complex rest: comfortable hotels and mini-hotels, mountain-skiing and snow-mobile lines which meet all requirements of International Federation of Mountain-skiing Sport standards, modern towing elevators, cafes and restaurants, entertainment centres and, of course, hospitable hosts.

Tashtagol district (Mountain Shoria) is located on the south of Kemerovo Region in the place where Sayan ranges meet Altai's and border with Altai Territory, Mountain Altai and Khakassiya.

Total square of the territory is 11,4 thousand square meters. Region is rich with huge supply of pure fresh water, large forests with valuable trees species, different gifts of taiga such as cedar nuts, honey, medicinal-technical raw materials, wild fowl, fish, etc. Rich and manifold flora and fauna of Mountain Shoria, its ecological prosperity attracts hundreds of tourists from all over the world.

More and more Montain Shoria presents itself as a perspective area for developing of tourism. Mountain-skiing complex Sheregesh on the Mountain Zelenaya is famous not only around our country, but abroad as well. On the mountainsides of Tashtagol district there are 21 elevators with capacity more than 20 thousand people per hour. Number of tourists grows every year.

Administrative centre of municipal district is Tashtagol which is located in 200 km from Novokuznetsk.

Podnebesnye Zubja(Kuznetsk Alatau) is also a very attractive tourist centre. Kuznetsk Alatau translated from the Turkic means "parti-coloured mountains", it represents the mountain land which is located on the east and northern-east of Kemerovo Region with extension about 500 km and consisted of several different mountain chains. Kuznetsk Alatau is almost equally parted between Kemerovo Region and Khakassiya.

The relief of Podnebesnye Zubja(Kuznetsk Alatau) gives the opportunity for developing of different kinds of sport and health-improving tourism. The presence of high attitudes, glaciers and snowfields are conductive for developing of mountain tourism and the presence of karst reliefs is favor for the developing of speleotourism.

Podnebesnye Zubja is the only complex of tourist sites in Russia which is located on the ring with extension 100 km that allows making snowmobile routes, active tours of different complexity level, radial trips while having rest in log taiga houses with dining room and baths.

Administrative centre is Mezhdurechensk city which is located in the place where rivers Usa and Tom flow together in the unique nature area of Kuzbass which is the centre of mountain-skiing tourism in Siberian Region.

Itinerary starts in Novokuznetsk (railway station/airport).

Information about railway tickets booking:,

Information from railway station directory inquiries: +7 (3843) 74-50-08

To order tickets on train via our company there is service due cost 100 rubles per ticket. To get to Novokuznetsk by airplane you may choose air companies "Aeroflot" , S7 and others. Tel. for the details: +7 (3843) 79-09-09.


Individual tourists or a group of tourists meet at the railway station/airport in appointed time, there will be a guide with the name-board on which traditionally names of tourists and company name will be indicated. Tourists are attended to railway station 40 minutes to the train departure, to the airport – 3 hours to the departure.

Necessary things on tour:

Thermal (fleece or polartec) – trousers and sweater, downy waistcoat, warm trousers or demi-overalls, warm jacket (desirable waistcoat), woolen socks – 2 pairs, loose-fitting footwear with high bootleg (possible – work boots), cap with earflaps, mask-balaclava, gloves (better bound) + warm mittens, bathing suit (it may be necessary for baths), clothes and footwear for the hotel.

Accommodation on tour:

  • Hotel "Mustag"

    The hotel with the fireplace in the hall is located in the central part of mountain lines. Near there are sitting stations of elevator, hire points, cafes, ski-board school, children nursery "Nevalyashka" ("Cork-tumbler"). Accommodation: double and triple rooms with facilities. Food: café, tour price includes breakfast. Extra services: Russian baths, safe (at administrator's), ski-depository.

  • Hotel "Robinzon" 

    Hotel "Robinzon" is located in Mezhdurechensk city in 2 km from the snowmobile lines of the Yugus mountain. 2-storeyed building: on the 2nd floor there are rooms, on the 1st floor there is a café-bar, billiard, bowling, sauna, renting of mountain-skiing equipment. In the room: two single beds, TV, telephone, refrigerator, mini-bar. Lavatory with shower.

    The main description of mountain-skiing lines of the Yugus mountain:
    The Yugus mountain – a mountain-skiing line of All-Russian significance.
    Number of lines – 4.
    The lines length – 1200 m, 1300 m, 2000 m, 1300 m.
    Height: 1000 m.
    Width: from 30 to 100 m.
    Height overfall: 300 m, 375 m.

    Type and number of elevators: 2 ski-towlines, funicular. A rope-tow and a seat-tow. On the mountain there are ski jumps of different size and artificial hillocks. You can test yourself in slalom. There is a place for out-of-line mountain-skiing. All mountainsides are treated by snowcat and permanently are keeping in a good form. All lines are alight, there is a café on the mountainside.

Tourist sites of Podnebesnye Zubja:

  • Tourist sites "Snow Leopard" ("Gluhariny")

    Tourist sites are located in surroundings of picturesque mountains of Kuznetsk Alatau in the heart of friendly Siberian taiga. The salt of tourist sites is Russian baths with a steam room on the bank of mountain brooks and real taiga which surrounds the tourist camps from every quarter.

  • Tourist centre Snow Leopard 

    Tourist centre "Snow Leopard" is situated in the picturesque surroundings of Kuznetsk Alatau mountain chain, in taiga. This tourist centre is named in memory of the alpinist Yury Uteshev, who was perished in 2006 on the alp K2. On the 1st floor of the house kitchen and dining room are located, on the 2nd floor - two rooms (one is quadriple), the 2nd is common, capacity up to 15 people. Near the tourist centre there is a chapel in memory of the decedent tourists and alpinists.

  • Tourist centre "Gluhariny" 

    Tourist centre "Gluhariny" is located in 8 km from the station Lujba. A large 2-storeyed house with furnace heating, capacity up to 15 people. On the 1st floor of the house kitchen and dining room are located. Tourist is provided with crockery and utensils, bedding, bed linen). Electricity at tourist sites is produced by generator and is given only in the evening. All tourist sites are equipped with baths. There is emergency satellite communication.


During all program at fishing you will be provided with hot meals according to the program: hot breakfasts, dinners and suppers. Taiga cuisine is an essential of our program, menu includes dishes made of meat and fish, fern, etc.

Safety and medical provision on tour:

Every vehicle is provided with medicine chest. During the period of tour every tourist is provided with accident insurance (insurance premium is 50000 rubles). Detailed information about insurance will be specified in the course of a group set. All tourists' requests will be taken into consideration.

Extra service – one-day excursion:

Tour operator "White Stone" offers you to get acquainted with history of Novokuznetsk deeper, so to extend the program on 1 day after returning to Novokuznetsk and visit museums-preserves "Tomskaya Pisanitsa" and "Krasnaya Gorka" (Kemerovo).

  • Historical-cultural and natural museum-preserve Tomskaya Pisanitsa( is a unique complex of history and culture of Eurasia nations. Tomskaya Pisanitsa is the first Siberian monument of Rock Art which became the museum. It is a unique monument of history and culture of Eurasia. Nearly 300 drawings are well-known from the Tomskaya Pisanitsa.

  • Museum-preserve "Krasnaya Gorka"( was found in 1991 in Kemerovo on the territory of former coal-mine. The area of Krasnaya Gorka represents the museum in the open air: here, on the steep bank of Tom there is unique complex of mining and historical-cultural heritage monuments, which are taken in their natural landscape.

    Price of one-day excursion (without meals) – 1800 rubles per person.

    Price includes: transfers according to the program, guide's service, tickets to the museums.

  • Excursion program in Novokuznetskexcursion to the historical-architectural museum "Kuznetsk Fortress" (beginning of XIX century), Spaso-Preobrajenskiy CathedralMemorial museum of battle and working glory of Kuznetsk metallurgists, Square of Victory (near KMC). Price of excursion program across the city – from 1500 rubles per person (accommodation in the hotel, excursion program).

  • Kuznetsk Fortress ( – the memorial of history and architecture of Federal value – is located in Novokuznetsk city. Kuznetsk Fortress is one of the most magnificent monuments of history and fortification of 18-19 centuries; it represents an outstanding example of Siberian military-engineering art. Kuznetsk Fortress dates back to the time of fortification development at the southern Siberia and is the only object of its kind over the Urals. In 1870 there was organized a prison for criminal offenders which was named "Kuznetsk prison castle". In the 20th century the fortress was almost fully destroyed. In 1991 in Novokuznetsk the museum "Kuznetsk Fortress" was organized. Currently it includes more than dozens objects of fortification and architecture of different level of safe-keeping. The territory of "Kuznetsk fortress" is about 22 hectares; there are almost all types of architectural monuments concentrated. In 1998 dimensioned restoration work took place here. Until nowadays the museum staff makes researches in different fields according to the history of Kuznetsk Fortress. The exhibits of the basic museum number more than 10000. The museum is opened for about 125.5 thousand visitors every year.

  • Memorial museum of battle and working glory of Kuznetsk metallurgists has been solemnly opened on the 9th of May 1985 in memory of the heroic contribution of Kuznetsk Metallurgy Combine in the victory in The Great Patriotic War.

    2500 exhibits are presented in show-rooms of museum: photos, carta and rewards, personal goods of soldiers, arming, shell splinters, trophies, letters from front, notifications, models of war production of KMC. This is only a small part of museum's fund, which increases permanently.

    A special place of museum is a stand with 2000 photos of the decedent metallurgists, photos are located on the adjustable turnstiles. Relatives and friends of those metallurgists come here to honor their memory.

    Everyday museum employees guide excursions for visitors, the most part of them are pupils and students. Original recordings with announcements of the war beginning, decorating KMC with Lenin order, about the victory over the fascist Germany – accompanies this excursion. This allows to be filled with a spirit of the age even deeper. The essential of museum is the memorial "Tank-34" which is located on the Square of Victory. In the museum park the chapel of an icon of Divine Mother "Collecting of victims" was built in 2002. This chapel was built in memory of metallurgists which were descent at the production, during the war, became victims of political repressions. There different divine services are celebrated.

    Memorial museum of battle and labor glory of Kuznetsk metallurgists became the centre of military-patriotic youth education, the centre of search and keeping unique documents which give evidence of participation of KMC metallurgists in The Great Patriotic War, the contribution of KMC in common Victory.


Special information:

There are some conditions that may disturb heavy weather conditions (for example, frost up to -30, strong storm).

Transfer conditions:

Transfers are provided in micro-buses. All tourist programs are organized on comfortable transport with air-conditioner, audio and video system. Not allowed: smoking in the bus, stops in forbidden places.

guide's service:

During transfers and excursion departure you will be accompanied by experienced guides. It is said that any even short journey is just a distance overcoming, but with the guide it becomes a travel.

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