Moscow Ibis Center Bakhrushina Hotel 3*
Part of the Ibis collection, the Moscow Center Bakhrushina Hotel is an excellent choice if you’re looking for a value hotel with facilities you can trust. Situated within the meander of the Moskva River, it’s centrally located a half hour stroll from Red Square or the Kremlin and within easy reach of the Paveletskaya metro station.Learn more
Hotel Ibis Paveletskaya Moscow 3*
The newly built and recently opened Ibis Moscow Paveletskaya Hotel is located in the heart of Moscow business district within walking distance to Paveletskaya underground station from where you can reach the famous Moscow landmarks (Kremlin, Red Square, Bolshoy Theatre) just in 5 minutes. There are 147 spacious air-conditioned rooms in the hotel. Modern and inviting, the new ibis rooms have everything you need: a comfortable bathroom, modern decor, hardwood floor, queen-size bed with duvet, Internet, and a flat-screen TV with the best international channels.Learn more
Hotel Katerina City Moscow 4* (only if Marriott is unavailable)
Katerina City is located in the picturesque district of the Russian capital, on the bank of the Moscow River, just two metro stations to the Red Square. A wide range of facilities makes the guests' stay comfortable and pleasant and modern European architecture and fresh interiors in a Scandinavian style combined with the home-like atmosphere make this hotel a perfect holiday retreat. The hotel rooms feature elegant and modern design, comfortable furniture and superb amenities. Your accommodation also includes free drinking water and tea / coffee making facilities. Sauna and fitness center are free of charge: 07:00 – 23:00.Learn more
Hotel Marriott Courtyard 4*
The Courtyard by the Marriott Moscow City Centre is a brand new full service property yet safe, tranquil and residential, located right in the heart of town between Tverskaya and Nikitskaya streets, surrounded by residential buildings and the Tchaikovsky Music Conservatory. It is an ideal place to stay, whether you are on business or leisure, since the hotel is only 10 minutes walk from Kremlin, Red Square, City Hall, and the Old Arbat; all major Moscow business centers and several embassies are within easy reach.Learn more
Hotel Nevsky Grand St. Petersbrug 3*
Hotel Nevsky Hotel Grand is ideally located in the center of St. Petersburg, and within easy walking distance of the famous landmarks of St. Petersburg - such as Hermitage; Kazan, St. Isaac's and Savior on Spilled Blood Cathedrals; Russian museum. The hotel features elegant interior and cozy homelike atmosphere. The hotel’s 135 guest rooms and 5 suites are designed in the modern style with a touch of antique, complimented by the technological amenities, including telephone, free WiFi, interactive satellite television, safe, air-conditioning system. There is a hall on every floor with soft drinks, coffee and tea, open 24 hours a day.Learn more
M-Hotel St. Petersbrug 3*
Located in the Golden Triangle District, the 3 star M-Hotel is convenient for many of St Petersburg’s attractions including being just a twenty minute walk from the Hermitage Museum. In addition, it is well connected to public transport; the nearest Metro station, Nevsky Prospect, is only a two minute walk away. The hotel’s rooms and suites are bright and airy, furnished in a comfortable fashion. WiFi is available throughout the hotel at no additional cost.Learn more
Hotel Petro Palace St. Petersburg 4*
Petro Palace is a brand new, superior 4* hotel in St. Petersburg, established in 2005 which offers the best location and superb amenities. It occupies a building of historical and cultural significance, the former residence of Baron Von Schtaal. The hotel is renowned for its central location, just steps away from the major landmarks of the city: Hermitage and St. Isaac’s Cathedral. All standard rooms are designed in modern style and feature queen size, king-size or twin beds. The rooms are equipped with air conditioning, internet, telephone, interactive and satellite TV, a safe and a mini bar. Swimming pool is free of charge: 07:00 – 11:00, outside these hours a fee applies.Learn more
Hotel Intourist Novgorod the Great 3*
Intourist Hotel is situated in the historical center of Veliky Novgorod on the bank of the river Volkhov, among numerous monuments of the ancient architecture. The hotel is 10 minutes walk from the central Kremlin Park and 3 kilometers from the bus as well as railway stations. Guests can visit tourist places like the Kremlin, Yuryev Monastery, Museum of Wooden Architecture and Drama Theatre. There are 116 rooms in the hotel. All rooms are equipped with TV set, telephone, radio. The hotel has a restaurant, bar, conference hall, business center, currency exchange, post office, souvenirs, parking, luggage room, hairdresser, laundry service.Learn more
Hotel Suzdal Inn 3*
The Golden Ring is all of historical Russia condensed, and Suzdal is its heart. With so much to enjoy and do, you will want to be at the center, and in traditional, evocative surroundings. The Suzdal Inn offers all the charms of the 17th century but with every modern facility and convenience. The Suzdal Inn is equally welcoming for families with small children, through to business and conference groups. Whether you want babysitting or free wi-fi, 24 dining, a sauna or a game of billiards, personal care or bespoke tour service, you can have it all, and all within walking range of Suzdal’s historic center.Learn more
Hotel Pushkarskaya Sloboda 4*
This hotel is located on the bank of the Kamenka River and not far from the most famous attractions of Suzdal. The main feature of the Pushkarskaya Sloboda Hotel is its architectural ensemble, which combines the buildings of the XIXth century with pieces of wooden architecture. The hotel offers 2 variants of accommodation. You can stay in a complex of wooden houses, which are called "Russkoye podvorye" or in the restored stone building of the XIXth century. All rooms are equipped with a private bathroom (bath/shower, hairdryer), air-conditioning, direct-dial phone, TV-set with cable and satellite channels, mini-bar and safe.Learn more
Guest House Kinerma Village
Located in historic Kinerma, a small village found midway between Lake Onega and Lake Ladoga, this little guest house is a good choice for visitors wishing to stay in a typically Russian wooden house. Kinerma is as much an open air museum as a village, its collection of traditional wooden structures showcasing the best of Karelian architecture.
Guest House Priyut Solovetsky Island
If you’re looking for an accommodation option packed with rustic charm, then this might just be the place. Each of the rooms within the cottages that comprise the Guest Hotel Priyut is attractively furnished and features local crafts and home furnishings to create a homely feel. The guest house is located on Solovetsky Island, near the Bay of Happiness.It’s just a hundred meters from the Kremlin, with upstairs rooms offering fabulous views of the island’s monastery.
Hotel Intourist Volgograd 3*
Built in a classic style, the Intourist Hotel Volgograd is an architectural monument of the 20th century. It is located in the cultural and administrative part of the downtown and just 5 minutes walk to the Volga river embankment. There are 100 rooms including standard, superior rooms and suites. Each room features system of heating, air conditioner, satellite TV, telephone, refrigerator and safe. The hotel has a restaurant, laundry service, beauty salon, hairdresser, business center, currency exchange office, parking lot.Learn more
Hotel Novotel Yekaterinburg Center 4*
The Novotel Yekaterinburg Centre is one of the best hotels in the city. It is conveniently located right in the heart of the capital of the Urals, within walking distance of the city's main attractions and the business and shopping centers of Yekaterinburg. All rooms feature climate control and free WIFI, combining modern decor, ergonomics and high-tech equipment. The hotel is fully equipped with new-generation Novotel rooms meaning MediaHub panel allowing to charge Mac, iPhone and plug laptop to TV, watch movies and make video-calls. Standard rooms have air conditioning, rain shower, satellite TV, tea/coffee amenities, laptop safe, minibar.Learn more
Hotel Azimut Novosibirsk 3*
The 3* Azimut Hotel Siberia is exceptionally well located in the center of Novosibirsk. From the hotel, it’s an easy walk to the Ob River, the Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, several museums and attractions such as the State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre. The hotel offers numerous facilities for guest use, including a beauty salon, sauna and free WiFi.
Hotel Angara 3*
The Angara Hotel was named after the great Siberian River and is situated right in the heart of business and financial life of Irkutsk - on the Kirov Square. There are 285 comfortable standard rooms, semi-deluxe and deluxe rooms equipped with a private bathroom, safe, color TV, mini-bar, hairdryer, air-conditioner and Internet access. The hotel has two restaurants, post office, currency exchange office, massage room, sauna with a pool, gym, casino and billiards.Learn more
Mayak Hotel Listvyanka 4*
The Hotel Mayak in Listvyanka occupies an enviable waterfront position giving its guests panoramic views over Lake Baikal. Many of the rooms have large windows from which you can watch boats come and go at the boat dock. The hotel itself is well equipped with the facilities you would expect from a property of its class, with a pool, sauna and Russian banya for guests. There’s free WiFi throughout the hotel, room service and assistance with document registration.
"U Nikolaya" Listvyanka B&B
A traditional Russian guest-house “U Nikolaya” (meaning in Russian “At Nikolay’s Place” where Nikolay is the chalet owner) consists of two buildings – a two storey charming "log cabin" style chalet and a brick three storey house, providing a warm and inviting atmosphere and rustic ambiance. It is located on the shore of the world famous Lake Baikal and in the middle of the valley surrounded by houses of local people. A spectacular view to the Lake Baikal's blue mirror opens up from windows of the lodge. Lovely heels with bush forest start beyond the garden of chalet. It's a great place to admire the outstanding nature of the lake feeling real Russian countryside atmosphere.Learn more
Hotel Azimut Vladivostok 4*
Azimut Hotel Vladivostok complex consists of two separate blocks: Vladivostok and Amur Bay and is conveniently located close to the city center with all its attractions within easy reach. The hotel is an ideal place for business and leisure travelers. There are 624 comfortable rooms at the hotel. All rooms are equipped with modern furniture, satellite TV and phone, free internet access. The hotel restaurant for up to 200 persons offers fabulous panoramic views of the city. There are also Azimut Café - a neat cozy café at the fourth floor of the Vladivostok building, and Azimut Bar offering soft and alcoholic drinks, light snacks, both open 24 hours.Learn more
Barrels Hut Camp (Bochki Camp) Elbrus
The camp is placed on Garabashi hill on the slopes of Elbrus at approximately 3,800 m. There are 10 large comfortable barrels here (in Russian – “Bochki”) with wooden shelves inside for approx. 6-8 people and some space at the entry for equipment. There is also a canteen with kitchen facilities in the separate hut. There are no showers, toilets are located in a separate hut. Bochki camp became the main accommodation place for climbers.Learn more
Refuge of Elbrus National Park
Refuge of Elbrus National Park is situated at the end of the last chair lift, on Garabashi hill at approx. 3,900 m. These are small houses with rooms for 4 people. There is also a canteen with kitchen facilities in the separate hut. There are no showers, toilets are located in a separate hut.
Hotel Russian House Sochi 3*
The 3-star Barkhatnye Sezony Russky Dom Resort is located in the southernmost of Sochi’s four districts, Adler, close to a beautiful subtropical park. It offers a wealth of facilities including free Wi-Fi, free car parking and even a children’s playground.On site, there’s a restaurant serving European cuisine. Rooms at the Barkhatnye Sezony Russky Dom Resort are furnished to a comfortable standard, with air conditioning and flat screen TV with satellite channels in every room. The en suite bathroom comes with hair dryer and toiletries.Learn more
Hotel Grand Zhemchuzhina Sochi 4*
The Grand Hotel Zhemchuzhina occupies a prime waterfront location in downtown Sochi. From the hotel, guests have excellent views of both the Caucasus Mountains and the Black Sea. Its private sandy beach is well equipped with sun loungers, parasols, changing rooms and showers, while its heated salt water swimming pool offers an alternative.
Hotel Favorit Gelendzhik 3*
This attractive three-star hotel is just an eight-minute walk from the promenade and seafront. It’s conveniently located within walking distance of supermarkets, a pharmacy, shops, bank and post office. The bus stop is just 100m away, linking the hotel to the rest of town. There’s a water park less than a kilometer away.Learn more
Hotel Kompass Cruise Gelendzhik 4*
A popular choice with guests staying in Gelendzhik Bay, the 4-star Kompass Cruise is close to the sea front. Designed to resemble a cruise liner, the nautical theme is reflected in the clean lines of its interior decor as well as its Carte Marine Restaurant which specialises in seafood as well as international cuisine. In addition, the Avsteria cafe serves a selection of Russian dishes.
Hotel Carat Krasnodar 3*
The 3-star Carat Hotel is well located within Krasnodar and is popular with guests. It offers a range of services on site including free Wi-Fi, free parking, a sauna and a fitness center. The hotel has its own restaurant on the premises. Families will be delighted to find a children’s playground as well as small dip pool.
Hotel Bristol Krasnodar 4*
The delightful Hotel Bristol is elegantly decorated, combining the style of the French bourgeoisie with the opulence of the Russian nobility. With just 24 rooms, it has an intimate feel. Public spaces include an airy lounge with beautiful fireplace, a restaurant serving the best of Russian and European cuisine and even its own library. The central location means that the shops and restaurants of Krasnodar are conveniently on your doorstep and there are excellent views of the city from the hotel’s large veranda.Attentive staff ensure that this hotel receives consistently good reviews for service.
Tsar's Gold Private Train
Tsar’s Gold private train has been exclusively designed for tourist travel on the Trans-Mongolian railway. This is not a commuter train, rather a luxurious transportation option for holiday-makers. Tsar’s Gold private train offers seven different compartment categories ranging from the standard “budget” category with shared facilities to the VIP compartment featuring en-suite facilities and all modern amenities which can be found in a hotel. There is also a restaurant carriage on this train.
Ferry Princess Anastasia
St. Peter Line operates regular connection between Helsinki and St. Petersburg on a modern ferry Princess Anastasia. Princess Anastasia is a modern passenger ferry with a total passenger capacity of 2 500 people. The ferry features comfortable cabins of different categories, several restaurants, bars, aqua-zones, duty free shops, cinema and music hall with regular show performances by St. Petersburg Music Hall ballet theatre.
Guest House Grasy Lodge
Located on Grassy Point on Kurilskoye Lake at Kamchatka this small cosy guest house is a perfect choice for visitors wishing to watch bears and enjoy the views of the surrounding area. The lodge is a two-story wooden house offering accommodation for 16 people. There are two rooms with bunk beds for 8 people each.
Tents while trekking in Kamchatka
While trekking in Kamchatka your accommodation will be in tents. We normally use Vaude Campo or Galaxy III 3-Person tents. The tents are mosquito proof, they offer a large entrance, comfortable tent height, ridge ventilation and are very quick and easy to pitch and take down.
Base camp Vysotnik is situated on a picturesque bank of the Katun River in a forest area with birches, cedars and larch trees, near the village of Tiungur, 750 km by car from Barnaul. There is a three-storied wooden guest house, two-storied wooden tourist shelter, café, banya (Russian sauna), parking zone, camping place, storage room, volleyball and badminton grounds, outdoor facilities: wash-stands and lavatories.
Basecamp Ak-Kem is situated in Altai Mountains on the bank of the Ak-Kem River in a forest area at the height of 1.950 m. There are wooden tourist shelters, administrative building with a canteen, banya, camping place with 4-persons big tents, volleyball ground. This is the basic camp for Belukha ascents.
Tents while trekking in Altai
While in Altai your accommodation will be in tents. We normally use Red-Fox, Talberg or Husky tents. The tents are mosquito proof, they offer a large entrance, comfortable tent height, ridge ventilation and are very quick and easy to pitch and take down. If you are a single traveller, you will get your own tent and will not have to share with others.