WHAT'S THE CHALLENGE?
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Turgoyak lake is a precious pearl of the South Urals in Russia, a nature monument of international importance, included in the list of 100 most valuable water basins of the globe. The purity of water in the lake is close to Baikal, the transparency reaches 17 meters.
Pearl of the Urals:
AGENDA / HOW TO GET HERE
Registration. Starter packages delivery EXPO.
13.00 - 20.00 Starting village work
14.00 - 20.00 Registration. Outgiving of starting packages
19.00 Briefing. Presence is mandatory for all participants!
07.00 - 16.00 Starting village work
07.45 Opening, greeting words
08.00 - 08.15 Prestarting briefing (shortened)
08.30 Transfer of the participants for the distance 5 km and the second stage of 5+5 km (relay race) to Vera Island
09.30 Start of the relay race 5+5 km, 10 km
10.00 Start of 5 km
12.00 Start of 1 mile
14.30 Closing of the distance
15.30 Participants rewarding
A lot of foreigners need a visa to visit Russia. You can visa request via tour agency but it is more expensive. You may also get it by yourself following our instructions.
There are five steps:
1. Here you can check if a citizen of your country needs a Russian visa.
2. Get the invitation by our official visa partner online usually it costs $25 (depends on your country). If you buy a tour package with registration to the swim, you get it for free.
3. Find the Russian Consulate or Visa application center (such as VFS Global) in your area, here is the list.
4. Collect your documents following the list provided by the Consulate https://visa.kdmid.ru and submit it. The usual Consular fee is €35, and service charge could be about €27 per person.
You can get visa either before or after your registration to the race.
For the first time we promise you to make a refund of the paid entry fee in case of visa refusal.
Feel free to question us.
HOW TO GET HERE
Turgoyak lake is 120 km away from the city of Chelyabinsk. There are about 10-12 flights from Moscow to Chelyabinsk daily at average price starting from‑ RUR 2700.
How to reach the place from Chelyabinsk
Follow the navigator to the village Turgoyak. The distance is 120 km, the approximate travel time is‑ 2 hours.
Chelyabinsk is covered by commen taxi services -‑ Gett, Yandex, Uber. There are also several local services. The cost of the trip is RUR 2000-3000.
There are three buses a day, the duration of the trip is about 3 hours, the ticket price is RUR 299. Train + bus:
You can go by train to Miass and there change to a local bus to the village Turgoyak. BlaBlaCar:
That's a very popular travel direction, the car can be found every hour, the cost will be RUR 150-200.
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