43 days in Russia Itinerary

43 days in Russia Itinerary

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Votkinsk
— 1 night
2
Kazan
— 1 night
3
Khvalynsk
— 1 night
4
Dubovka
— 1 night
5
Rostov-on-Don
— 1 night
6
Golubitskaya
— 20 nights
7
Maykop
— 3 nights
8
Kislovodsk
— 5 nights
9
Volgograd
— 1 night
10
Khvalynsk
— 2 nights
11
Saransk
— 2 nights
12
Almetyevsk
— 1 night
13
Zyuratkul
— 2 nights

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night
Votkinsk

Votkinsk
Votkinsk is an industrial town in the Udmurt Republic, Russia. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Votkinskiye Termy. On the 18th (Thu), boost your wellbeing at Votkinskiye Termy.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Votkinsk holiday planner.

Yekaterinburg to Votkinsk is an approximately 8-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Yekaterinburg Standard Time (YEKT) to Moscow Standard Time (MSK), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Kazan.

Things to do in Votkinsk

Spas Baths
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Kazan

Kazan ©
The heart of Tatar culture, Kazan carries the epithet of the "Third Capital of Russia" because of its rich history and thriving economy.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Spa sanatoriy Ryadom s Domom as well as Nizhniy Kaban Lake. Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Nizhniy Kaban Lake.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Kazan vacation planner.

You can drive from Votkinsk to Kazan in 6 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Khvalynsk.

Things to do in Kazan

Historic Sites Spas Nature
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Annunciation Cathedral ©
Annunciation Cathedral
Nizhniy Kaban Lake ©
Nizhniy Kaban Lake

1
night
Khvalynsk

Khvalynsk
Khvalynsk is a river port town in Saratov Oblast, Russia, located by the Volga River. To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Khvalynsk vacation builder website.

You can drive from Kazan to Khvalynsk in 6.5 hours. You will leave for Dubovka on the 21st (Sun).

Things to do in Khvalynsk

Parks Nature Winter Sports
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Dubovka

Dubovka
To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Dubovka tour planner.

You can drive from Khvalynsk to Dubovka in 7.5 hours. In June in Dubovka, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. You will leave for Rostov-on-Don on the 22nd (Mon).
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Rostov-on-Don

Rostov-on-Don ©
The gateway to the northern Caucasus region, Rostov-on-Don serves as a stopover for travelers on their way to the country's celebrated Black Sea coast.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): stop by Semikarakorskaya Ceramics Official Store.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Rostov-on-Don sightseeing website.

Getting from Dubovka to Rostov-on-Don by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. In June, daytime highs in Rostov-on-Don are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Golubitskaya.

Things to do in Rostov-on-Don

Shopping
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Semikarakorskaya Ceramics Official Store ©
Semikarakorskaya Ceramics Official Store

20
nights
Golubitskaya

Golubitskaya ©
Escape the urban bustle at Veselovka Eco Spot and Lotus Valley. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Tizdar Mud Volcano and Slavyansk Town Museum of History and Local Lore. Explore Golubitskaya's surroundings by going to Monument to Margelov (in Slavyansk-na-Kubani), Volcano Shugo (in Varenikovskaya) and Taman (Monument to the First Zaporozye Settlers, Lermontov House-Museum, &more).

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Golubitskaya trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Rostov-on-Don to Golubitskaya takes 5.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. You will leave for Maykop on the 13th (Mon).

Things to do in Golubitskaya

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Taman, Slavyansk-na-Kubani, Temryuk, Veselovka Eco Spot, Tizdar Mud Volcano
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Azov Dolphinarium Nemo ©
Azov Dolphinarium Nemo
Temryuk Historical Archaeological Museum ©
Temryuk Historical Archaeological Museum
Crimean Bridge ©
Crimean Bridge

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Maykop

Maykop ©
Maykop is the capital city of the Republic of Adygea in Russia, located on the right bank of the Belaya River (a tributary of the Kuban River). Khanzhokh Dolmen and Maykop Cathedral Mosque are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step off the beaten path and head to Rufabgo Waterfall and Hadjoh Gorge. Get out of town with these interesting Maykop side-trips: Ammonite Valley (in Kamennomostsky) and Most Azishskaya Cave (in Khamyshki). There's lots more to do: get great views at St. Michael's Monastery, admire the masterpieces at State Museum of Oriental Art, Head underground at Cave Nezhnaya, and sample the tasty concoctions at Beer Factory.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Maykop trip site.

Traveling by car from Golubitskaya to Maykop takes 4.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Kislovodsk.

Things to do in Maykop

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kamennomostsky, St. Michael's Monastery, Cave Nezhnaya, Most Azishskaya Cave
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Rufabgo Waterfall ©
Rufabgo Waterfall
Most Azishskaya Cave ©
Most Azishskaya Cave
Hadjoh Gorge ©
Hadjoh Gorge

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nights
Kislovodsk

Kislovodsk ©
Kislovodsk is a spa city in Stavropol Krai, Russia, in the North Caucasus region of Russia which is located between the Black and Caspian Seas. Visit Cathedral of St. Nicholas and Kurortny Boulevard for their historical value. You'll explore and learn at Yaroshenko Memorial House Museum and Krepost Local History Museum. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Flower Calendar, admire the sheer force of Lermontovskiy Waterfall, contemplate the waterfront views at Olkhovka River, and take in the awesome beauty at Bolshoye Sedlo Mount.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Kislovodsk trip builder app.

You can drive from Maykop to Kislovodsk in 4.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Volgograd.

Things to do in Kislovodsk

Parks Nature Museums
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Kislovodsk National Park ©
Kislovodsk National Park
Red Rocks ©
Red Rocks
Cascade Stairs ©
Cascade Stairs

1
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Volgograd

Volgograd
The setting of some of the bloodiest battles of World War II, the vast city of Volgograd sits on the banks of the Volga River in the southern section of the country.
On the 22nd (Wed), contemplate the long history of The Ruins of the Mill Named after Grudinin// Gergardt.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Volgograd road trip planner.

You can fly from Kislovodsk to Volgograd in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Kislovodsk to Volgograd, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. You will have some time to spend on the 22nd (Wed) before leaving for Khvalynsk.

Things to do in Volgograd

Historic Sites
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nights
Khvalynsk

Khvalynsk ©
To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Khvalynsk online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Volgograd to Khvalynsk takes 8.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Volgograd to Khvalynsk is minus 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to Saransk.

Things to do in Khvalynsk

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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K.S. Petrov-Vodkin Monument ©
K.S. Petrov-Vodkin Monument

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Saransk

Saransk ©
Saransk is the capital city of the Republic of Mordovia, Russia, as well as its financial and economic center. Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Nicholas, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Saint Righteous Warrior Feodor Ushakov, and then examine the collection at Mineralogical Museum Moscow State University. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: walk around A. Pushkin Park of Culture and Leisure, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Assumption, thenadmire the masterpieces at Mordovian Republican Fine Arts Museum S.D. Erzia, and finally examine the collection at Museum Complex of Mordovian State University of N.P. Ogarev.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Saransk journey planning tool.

Traveling by car from Khvalynsk to Saransk takes 6 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Almetyevsk.

Things to do in Saransk

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Church of St. Nicholas ©
Church of St. Nicholas

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Almetyevsk

Almetyevsk ©
Almetyevsk is a city in the Republic of Tatarstan, Russia, located on the left bank of the Zay River (Kama's tributary) 265km southeast of Kazan. On the 26th (Sun), pause for some photo ops at Memorial to Great Patriotic War, thenengage your brain at Technorama Museum of Science and Technology, and then browse the different shops at Mall Panorama.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Almetyevsk holiday planner.

You can drive from Saransk to Almetyevsk in 8.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and car. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel to Zyuratkul.

Things to do in Almetyevsk

Shopping Childrens Museums Museums
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Technorama Museum of Science and Technology ©

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Zyuratkul

Zyuratkul ©
Escape the urban bustle at Zyuratkul Range and Lake Zyuratkul. Step off the beaten path and head to Larkino Gorge and Ethno Museum Matreshka.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Zyuratkul trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Almetyevsk to Zyuratkul takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Zyuratkul

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Tyulyuk
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Ethno Museum Matreshka ©
Ethno Museum Matreshka

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