17km Hike through the Stolby Reserve

“The Stolby Nature Reserve, krasnoyarsk”

Experience an exhilarating 17km trek through the Stolby Nature Reserve

Famous for its spectacular rising pillars, exquisite backdrops, its rich natural and cultural history, the Stolby Reserve, referred to as the heart of Krasnoyarsk, offers magnificent hiking experiences for explorers who are adventurous at heart.

Your excursion begins after being picked up by your tour guide from an agreed destination, after which you will take your first steps towards conquering the 17km hiking trail through one of the most astonishing regions in Siberia.

During seven incredible hours spent getting closer to the land and its people, prepare to be swept off your feet by the sun kissed mountainous crests bordering Krasnoyarsk. While exploring the area, anywhere your eyes may wonder and your uncontainable appreciation for the spectacular towering pillars, along with the uniquely majestic rock formations, will make this trek one that you will never forget. You will have a rest and taste delicious herbal tea in a log hut of the real rock climber. Those who seek adventure can try to climb up the rock.

When on route, your tour guide will enthral you with insight into the history of the Stolby Reserve and local legends. Travellers will gaze in awe at all the glorious wonders presented before you, including the rising stones and the exquisite backdrop of this beautiful Siberian city.

Before concluding your adventure, with the support of an experience rock climber, you can test your hiking skills by attempting to climb to the top of the pillars. Once you have fallen in love with the mountainous metropolitan that is Krasnoyarsk, your adventure ends an your tour guide will accompanied back to an agreed destination, where it will time say ‘do svidaniya” (goodbye) to your guide.

The cost of this excursion includes ranger services, guide services, refreshments and transportation.

Excursion details

Location: Russia, Krasnoyarsk

Category: Nature

Duration: 7 hours

What’s included:

Transfer, guide’s and translator’s services, refreshments.

A local guide and any other fees including any museum entrance fees. Meals and transfers included only where stated


Comfortable clothing is advised. Meal is not provided.

For groups of more than 6 people, price will be provided on application.

Restrictions: Available March-October.

Physical rating: Difficult – Suitable for those who have a reasonable level of fitness

Guides available: English – German – Other languages are available though there maybe a price variation.