We're exploring caves and pictorial escapes. Drive from Nizhny Novgorod. – Day 2: Ichalkovo caves. Abandoned church. Museum of Nature.

From the very hurrah you will go to the Ichalkovsky Bor to explore the famous caves. Visit the abandoned Church of the Savior of Transfiguration to take great pictures. In the afternoon, visit the Wildlife Museum to get to know the local animals and plants. Once you've finished the museum, you'll head to the equestrian club to learn how to stay saddled.
We're exploring caves and pictorial escapes. Drive from Nizhny Novgorod.
Travel distance by car: 276 km.Travel distance on foot: 0 km.Visiting: Arzamas, Kstovo, Nizhny Novgorod, Bol'shaya Yakshen', Chernukha, Vad, Novaya Vladimirovka, Annekovo, Ichalki, Zelyony Gorod

Trip duration: 2 days

Sati Sarkisyan

Yasnaya Polyana

Have breakfast at the hotel and go on with your new adventure!

Ichalkovsky Bor

In this thick, mysterious forest, there are several caves that we need to inspect. This place is very popular among adventurers. Be careful and considerate! Possible rockslides! Some caves are home to bats. Take a flashlight, it may be dark inside.

Ichalkovsky quarry

Take rolling pictures in a red quarry.

Tserkov' Spasa Preobrazheniya

Picturesque abandoned church. Come inside and admire the dome through the windows, where light can be seen. This is the perfect place to take many impressive pictures.

Europe

I suggest we have lunch at an already familiar restaurant. I'm sure you've noticed the dishes you haven't tasted yet.

Birthday, Museum. S.I. Trofimov Museum, Arzamas district

Museum of Wildlife, carefully created by hunter C.I. Trofimov. Here you can get acquainted with the animals of the area, and the employees of the museum will be glad to give you a tour. Sunday night off.

Kfkh "Tri Gratsii. Arabskiye Loshadi"

I suggest we go for a ride. The equestrian club offers horseback riding training, horseback riding, as well as pleasant walks in the surroundings of nature and pet and take pictures with animals. Make an appointment by phone or at [the Vkontakte Club page](https://vk.com/arabskie_loshadi_v_nizhnem). or by phone: +7 950 625 3380.

Кафе "Волга"

Cafés


Finish your beautiful day by having dinner on the bank of the Volga river in a very interesting restaurant. There are several wooden houses, a pond and a mill on the territory. In the evening everything is beautifully illuminated. Order fish or meat cooked on fire.

Gazpromneft filling station #233

It's been a long journey, isn't it time for gas? Come to Gazpromneft for quality fuel, coffee and fresh baked goods to prolong the pleasure of the trip.

Nizhny Novgorod