Exhilirating Russian Adventure Sports

Russia is quite literally a land of opportunity as far as tourists are concerned. Filled with endless opportunities to go sight-seeing, to discover a unique culture, to explore untamed wildernesses and to indulge in a wonderful array of Russian adventure sports, this country has truly has something to offer everyone. Below is a list of some of the many different adventure sports you might expect to enjoy in Russia.

Hunting & Fishing - Animals you can expect to see while hunting in one of the many lush forests of the former Soviet Union are: Wild boars, moose, red deer, wolves, brown bears, lynx, foxes, black cocks, wild ducks, goose and capercailzies. You should keep in mind though that species you can hunt differ according to seasons. The best season for game is September to December, while for fowl it is mainly in spring time. More...

Jeep Tours - Russia has enormous amounts of open space with numerous cultural and natural monuments that makes organizing a jeep tour very favorable. Jeep tours in Russia may either be extreme or comparatively easy without exhausting physical loads. For those people who favor off-road tours, adrenaline is often more important than comfort. There is a variety of Jeep Tours in Russia that are usually organized from the end of spring till the middle of fall - although there are usually special winter tours as well. More...

Ice Diving - For many of us this is still an unfamiliar sport and pastime. However many inhabitants of the country and visitors to Russia say this is the most extreme yet beautiful sport they have ever experienced. You haven't really done sub zero cool until you have done ice diving. More...

Aerobatic Tours - Many of us have glanced up at the skies to see a passing jet doing graceful aerobatics that take your breath away. The beauty of these metallic birds of the sky often creates a wistfulness to be in the cockpit and to feel the rush and thrill of screaming through the sky at incredible speeds and doing difficult aerobatic maneuvers. Well, that is a desire that can now be entertained. More...

Snowboarding - For many people the thought of Russia conjures up images of vast, snowy peaks and immense cold - and in the winter time that wouldn't be far from the truth. However this is not a bad thing as the amazing snowfall in Russia also provides some spectacular sporting opportunities. Snowboarding is by far one of the most popular sports in the country - especially amongst younger adventurers. More...

Skiing - Skiing is a traditional winter sport enjoyed in many places throughout the world. However, not all skiing locations offer the highest peaks or the most exhilarating slopes. And yet others only offer snow during certain seasons because warmer weather means unsuitable snow or no snow at all. So where do you go to enjoy great snow and breathtaking peaks all year around? Russia has a lot to offer skiers in this regard. More...

River Rafting - Russia's landmass stretches across two continents - from the Baltic Sea to the Pacific Ocean - an area that makes up an impressive one-sixth of the earth's landmass. Although more than 40,000 rivers drain this huge area, due to perestroika and the collapse of the Iron Curtain, they have only recently become accessible to western white water river-rafting and kayaking enthusiasts. More...

 



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