Look into the amazing marble cave.. Look at the Wings of the Dragon.. Go hiking in Taganay National Park. Get into a fairy tale in P.P.Bazhov's park.. Visit an ecotorope in Zuratkul National Park. To visit one of the most beautiful cities in the South Urals.. Look at the oldest hydroelectric power plant in Russia. To see the site of the Chelyabinsk meteorite fall.

Journey through national parks of Chelyabinsk region

The trip lasts 3 days and goes westward from the city of Chelyabinsk. The route includes walks in two of the most famous national parks in the Chelyabinsk Region, the ascent to the Dragon Wing rock, visiting a unique marble cave and an abandoned mica mine. Stop in the village of Magnitogorsk with giant faults of the Earth's crust, drive through the city of Karabash, which has the title of the dirtiest city on the planet, as well as visit the fairytale park named after P.P.Bazhov and the oldest hydroelectric power plant in Russia. The route includes stops for lunch and dinner, as well as accommodation in hotels. Don't forget to dress warmly and take a flashlight with you to admire the beauty of the cave from the inside.

Journey through national parks of Chelyabinsk region

3 days itinerary by Anna Arkhipova - Sport and Leisure, Adventures - 2 Hotels

Road Trip Categories: Sport and Leisure, Adventures

Day 1: The outskirts of the city of Kyshtym


Our journey will begin near the town of Kyshtym. Here we will look into a marble cave, visit an abandoned mica mine and climb the rock of the Dragon Wings. And after the walk we will pass through Karabash city and will find ourselves in Miass on the bank of "Ural Baikal" - Turgoyak lake.
Visiting: Miass, Beloye Ozero, Kanifol'nyy, Kasargi, Turgoyak, Karabash, Chelyabinsk, Slyudorudnik

Day 2: Taganay National Park


Today we will visit one of the most famous national parks - Taganay. Then we will go to see the giant faults of the rock near the village of Magnitogorsk, and in the evening we will plunge into the fabulous world of the heroes of fairy tales of the Ural writer P.P.Bazhov. Be sure to bring food and hot tea to the national park.
Visiting: Zlatoust, Miass, Magnitka, Zarechenskiy

Day 3: Zuratkul National Park


We will start this day by visiting one of the most beautiful national parks of the Chelyabinsk region - Zuratkul. Then we will look at the oldest hydroelectric power plant in Russia, which was launched in the early XX century and still supplies energy to neighboring areas. Another unique place on the route will be Lake Chebarkul, where in 2013 a huge fragment of the Chelyabinsk meteorite fell.
Visiting: Zyuratkul', Zlatoust, Satka, Porogi, Chebarkul', Chelyabinsk, Taktybay