Yekaterinburg International Tourism Bureau "SPUTNIK" provides
"SPUTNIK" describes the Urals as an ancient and mysterious region, known far beyond the borders of Russia for its innumerable treasures and beauty, the works of craftsmen, picturesque rivers, rich hunting grounds and ski slopes.
In 2002, "SPUTNIK" was awarded the diploma of the Ministry of Physical Culture, Sports and Tourism of Sverdlovsk Region as "The best travel company in the field of inbound tourism." According to the results of 2007, the regional tourism department of Yekaterinburg Bureau of International Tourism SPUTNIK LLC was recognized as the winner of the Yekaterinburg Administration competition for the best inbound tourism company in the Yekaterinburg Tourist - 2007 nomination. In 2017, following the results of the Regional Stage of the All-Russian Professional Competition of Workers sphere of tourism our manager won "Best by profession in the tourism industry" in the nomination "Best manager for inbound and domestic tourism".
In Yekaterinburg there are more than 75 hotels, 4 campsites and more than 1000 additional means of accommodation. The bulk of hotel clients are businessmen who come to the city for business purposes. The interest in Yekaterinburg is constantly increasing among tourists from other regions and different countries of the world. There are also guests who visited the capital of the Urals for other reasons.
Yekaterinburg hotels regularly present their services and work experience at various seminars, competitions and exhibitions, such as "Hotel and Restaurant Business. Tourism in the Urals".
"SPUTNIK" offers you a reservation of the best hotels of 2-5 *level.
The Yekaterinburg International Tourism Bureau "Sputnik" offers sightseeing tours in Yekaterinburg and its outskirts (lasting from 3 to 5 hours or more days) in Russian, English, German, French and other languages. The sightseeing tour “Meet Yekaterinburg!”, Among the best gifts for the 280th anniversary of Yekaterinburg, the company was awarded the “golden” diploma of the City Administration.
Excursions in Yekaterinburg are carried out by highly professional guides who fascinatingly narrate tourists about the past of the city and the Urals and about the development prospects for the future. Bus tours in Yekaterinburg and its outskirts last from 3 to 8 hours. Excursions to places of the last days of the Tsar’s family (the family of the last Russian Emperor Nicholas II) are very popular with foreign tourists, as well as excursions, introducing the natural beauties of the Urals.
In 2017, such sightseeing tours were developed, which lasted from 1 to 4 days for adult and children's groups, having the common name IMPERIAL ROUTE and dedicated to the 300th anniversary of the Romanov Dynasty and the 100th anniversary of the memory of the martyrdom of the Royal family. These tours are designed to combine the places visited by members of the Royal family in the last months of life in the Urals, as well as the places that other members of the Romanov Dynasty have ever visited.
Those who want to get acquainted with the beauties of the region in more detail can go on hours-long tours in the Urals.
For example, during 8 hours you can get acquainted with horse riding, ride a carriage, feed horses, play bowling and have a delicious lunch in a restaurant. Leaving early in the morning from Yekaterinburg, during a 15-hour excursion you can go down to the grottoes of the unique Ice Cave and get acquainted with the ancient architecture of the Kungur city.
And, finally, one of the most interesting excursions in the Urals is an excursion to the ancient city of Verkhoturye, the center of Orthodoxy in the Urals, whose age is more than 400 years. Tourists will visit the male and female monasteries, founded in the XVII century, get acquainted with the history of the discovery and development of the Urals, starting from the XI century.