14 days in Russian Trans-Urals Itinerary

14 days in Russian Trans-Urals Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Russian Trans-Urals trip planner

©
Make it your trip
Fly
1
Chelyabinsk
— 5 nights
Drive
2
Magnitogorsk
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Zlatoust
— 5 nights
Drive to Koltsovo Airport, Fly to Helsinki Vantaa Airport

S M T W T F S
30
31
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19

Chelyabinsk

— 5 nights

Tank City

The industrial city of Chelyabinsk has a markedly Soviet feel, but is a great destination for exploring mountain life in Russia.
Chelyabinsk is known for historic sites, museums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Uvildy, appreciate the extensive heritage of Pedestrian Street Kirovka, admire the striking features of Chelyabinsk Train Station, and pause for some photo ops at Monument to Kurchatov.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Chelyabinsk trip itinerary builder tool.

Helsinki, Finland to Chelyabinsk is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Helsinki to Chelyabinsk. September in Chelyabinsk sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel to Magnitogorsk.

Things to do in Chelyabinsk

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Magnitogorsk

— 3 nights
Magnitogorsk is an industrial city in Chelyabinsk Oblast, Russia, located on the eastern side of the extreme southern extent of the Ural Mountains by the Ural River. Magnitogorsk is known for winter sports, museums, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Tyl - Frontu Monument, walk around Lukomorye Recreation Park, make a splash at Vodopad Chudes Aquapark, and pause for some photo ops at Monument First Tent.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Magnitogorsk trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Chelyabinsk to Magnitogorsk in 4 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Magnitogorsk can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Zlatoust.

Things to do in Magnitogorsk

Museums · Parks · Theme Parks · Historic Sites

Zlatoust

— 5 nights
Zlatoust is a city in Chelyabinsk Oblast, Russia, located on the Ay River (in the Kama basin), 160km west of Chelyabinsk. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Zlatoust: Satka (National Park Zuratkul & Historical Natural Complex Porogi) and Miass (Natural Scientific Museum of the Ilmen State Reserve, Memorial Grieving Mother, &more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Taganai National Park, pause for some photo ops at Monument to Anosov, stroll around Mountain Park of Bazhov, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Bell Tower With Chapel of St. John Chrysostom.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Zlatoust trip itinerary planning app.

Drive from Magnitogorsk to Zlatoust in 4 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Magnitogorsk to Zlatoust. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zlatoust

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips