Ekaterinburg and Chelyabinsk

Participants are planned to go to Ekaterinburg  from Moscow on July 27, night. 

Deadline for payment of the trip – June, 22.

If you have any questions, please contact Evgeniya V. Petrova: meteorites2015@gmail.com

From July, 27 to July, 31 (4 days, 4 nights) we offer a visit to Ekaterinburg city and the fall site of the Chelyabinsk meteorite.

Ekaterinburg is situated close to the Ural Mountains. Flight duration from Moscow is about 2.5 hours. Local time is UTC+5 (2 hours ahead of Moscow time MSC+2).

Night 1. Arrival from Moscow to the Koltsovo International Airport (http://www.koltsovo.ru/en/). Accommodation in the central part of Ekaterinburg (single / double).

Day 1. City sightseeing tour of Ekaterinburg. Visiting the Berezovskiy Gold Mine. Overnight stay in Ekaterinburg.

Day 2.  Visit to the Europe-Asia Geographical Boundary, observing deck in the Visotsky skyscraper (http://www.visotsky-e.ru/en/ ). Departure from Ekaterinburg to Miass. Accommodation in Miass (http://sunny-valley.su/ (in Russian)).

Day 3. Visiting of the Mineralogical Museum of the Institute of Mineralogy of the Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Science and the Ilmen State Reserve (http://igz.ilmeny.ac.ru/Default.asp), which is famous due to its beautiful scenery and unmatched diversity of minerals. Tour to the city of Chebarkul and Chebarkul Lake, including field trips to the Chelyabinsk meteorite fall site and fish soup on the lakeshore. Overnight stay in Miass.

Day 4. Arrival to the city of Chelyabinsk, visit to the Chelyabinsk State Museum, where the Main Mass of the Chelyabinsk meteorite is deposited. Departure from Chelyabinsk International Airport (http://cekport.ru/ (in Russian)) to Moscow.

Program of visit is preliminary. Minimal group for trip to be provided is 10 persons.

Price of the trip may change slightly depending on the number of participants and international exchange rates.

If you have any questions, please contact Evgeniya V. Petrova: meteorites2015@gmail.com