Amazing nature and technique. Drive from Yekaterinburg – Day 2: Fat Rock. The observatory. St. George's Rocks.

We have an amazingly busy day ahead of us. We will see Tolstik Rock and St. George's Rocks, visit the observatory of the Ural University, admire the beauty of the surroundings from the observation deck.
Amazing nature and technique. Drive from Yekaterinburg
Travel distance by car: 146 km.Travel distance on foot: 0 km.Visiting: Kirovgrad, Pervoural'sk, Taraskovo, Novoutkinsk, Khutor

Trip duration: 3 days

Sati Sarkisyan


This is where the road ends, you'll have to walk a little further.

Kamen' Tolstik

The highest rock on the Chusova River. At the very edge of the water in the rock formed caves-slits. The view is very picturesque. You have to walk the forest path to the rock. Take your navigator with you so you don't get lost.

Kourov Astronomical Observatory

The Ural Federal University Observatory looks like a movie about space, but it's not a set. The observatory is successfully working on the development of science and the study of space bodies. Here excursions are conducted where they tell about the work of the observatory, astronomy. *" Sign up for a tour by phone: +7 953 820 5163 *

Chusovaya" tourist base cafe

We'll have lunch at the cafe of Chusovaya tourist base. The wooden interior will offer us dishes of Russian cuisine: dumplings, soups, cutlets, pancakes and others. Take a few minutes to enjoy the nature around you.

Загородный клуб "Берлога"

rock St. George Stone

Natural monument and one of the most beautiful places in the Urals. You can try driving on a rental off-road or leave the car a little further along the river and walk to the rocks. Make sure you take lots of postcard photos.

Intermediate point

It is better to go this way, as there is no direct road from Sloboda to Kirovgrad.

Загородный клуб "Берлога"

We will spend the night in a beautiful country complex surrounded by nature. We'll have breakfast in the hotel café and continue our trip.