|Discover for yourself the pearl of Ural – Lake Turgoyak. This lake is called “the elder brother” of famous Lake Baykal because of similarities in water qualities.|
|It is surrounded by fascinating Ural Mountains. The air there is clear and transparent. Turgoyak isn’t a usual lake. It’s spring water preserves transparency up to 12m to the deep and it amazes with its freshness. Moreover it considers to be healing: there isn’t a lot of organics, but it has radon. You can spend a nice time on the lake shore in summertime – stay in tents or at one of the recreation camps.|
|The Iceland of Saint Vera – is an energetic heart of Lake Turgoyak. According to a legend, the Iceland got its name from the nun Vera, who founded a skete. The Iceland is full of wonders and everybody who has been there, has known it. And you never know what you can expect at the joints of two ancient continents – Europe and Asia, at joint which lets the Earth breath go through. About 38 archeological monuments were found during archeological works. The site of Neanderthaler is the ancient of them ( 60-100 thousands years ago) and the latest objects – ruins of Old Believers’ skete 18-19 century – cells, cemetery and a church…. The most impressive monuments are megaliths – constructions, set from massive stones. Their age is 5,5 thousands years.|
There are not only ancient monuments on the Iceland but also interesting Old Believer’s objects. These are dugouts of citizens of the skete, a chapel with stony cross and also Old Believers’ cemetery, where their bodies rest.
Duration of the tour - 1 Day. Cost - $ 40