The Center for Tourism Development of the Chelyabinsk Region spoke about the tourism potential of the region. Calm outdoor recreation, excursion programs for children, ski resorts for young people, for lovers of cultural pastime - the brightest summer events! What will your tourist choose?
Participant of the online exhibition in Russia "Know Ours!" The Center for Tourism Development of the Chelyabinsk Region offers guests of the region unlimited opportunities for recreation for every taste! There is a place for beach, sports, calm and active recreation. Unique historical, cultural and natural attractions, national parks, exciting event activities offered by local companies will make your vacation bright and unforgettable.
The Chelyabinsk region has unique natural and climatic conditions: it is a mountain-forest region with picturesque landscapes, lakes, caves and natural healing springs. This abundance serves as the basis for the development of various types of tourism and recreation. Today, the region's richest tourist resources, including natural, historical and cultural attractions, are open to numerous travel and excursion lovers. In the South Urals, a range of tourist services has been formed, which allows you to combine rest with simple hiking in the mountains, informative excursion routes and rafting.
The natural relief of the Southern Urals is diverse. There are lowlands, plains, hills, forests, mountains and a large area of water, which is represented by picturesque bodies of water. Numerous rivers flow through the territory of the region. Rafting along the Ai and Yuryuzan rivers is carried out within the region. There are also fast mountain and calm steppe rivers, deep with icy water, which serve as a habitat for 60 species of fish.
But the main water wealth is the lakes: Uvildy, Turgoyak, Kisegach. The Chelyabinsk region is called "the land of blue lakes": there are 3,170 lakes on its territory, and 98 of them have an area of more than 5 square meters. km. Many lakes, the healing mud of which is used for healing in the resorts of the region, have balneological properties.
Lake Turgoyak, located within the city of Miass, reaches 18 m in depth, and the purest fresh water in it looks like spring water. No wonder Turgoyak is called the younger brother of Lake Baikal. Recreation centers and beaches are located on the territory of the lake. Also popular with tourists are reservoirs where you can go fishing: Uvildy, Dolgoe, Chebarkul, Karaguz, Elovoe and Arakul. Equipped recreation areas allow the whole family to be here.
The region is famous not only as a water land, but also as a unique green area. Today there are over 200 specially protected areas in the Chelyabinsk region, which are part of the national natural heritage. The total area occupied by specially protected natural areas is 1,034 thousand hectares (11% of the region's territory), and the area of reserves and national parks is 220.8 thousand hectares.
The state Ilmensky nature reserve is located on this huge square, where 50 sites of ancient people were found. The reserve is home to over 1,000 plant species and is home to ermine, wolf, lynx and bear. Historical and archaeological museum-reserve "Arkaim" is known as an ancient city-civilization, which is shrouded in ancient legends. Those who have been there say that the city has a special aura, where everything breathes with mysticism.
Two national parks "Taganay" and "Zyuratkul" are of particular ecological and aesthetic value. The guides will gladly take tourists to beautiful places and introduce them to unique natural objects: rocks, ridges, reservoirs and beautiful landscapes are found here at every turn!
Tourist routes offered by local companies can last for more than one day, which will allow you to see and appreciate the beauty of the South Urals to the fullest. For tourists, various programs and directions are formed: natural, historical, industrial, educational, sports.
For nature lovers, there is an opportunity to visit the beaches, go fishing, walk or bike. Those who prefer active rest will be able to climb Mount Kruglitsa, which is located at an altitude of 1,178 m above sea level, this is the highest point of the Taganai mountain knot. The slopes of the mountain are covered with juniper, the pressure of groundwater creates a swaying effect.