21 Reasons To Visit Siberia Before You Die: You Don’t Wanna Miss It


When we think about Siberia, the first thing that comes to our minds is….Snow. Therefore,  people do not find any reasons to visit Siberia because there are many stigmas attached to Siberia specially about it being a really cold place . It is true, the lowest temperature recorded in Siberia is -68 degrees Celsius but it isn’t Antarctica too!

We are here to give you those reasons to visit Siberia because it is a beautiful place. There is so much to see, specially the famous Altay Mountains and the culture of Shambala. So get ready because we are going to take you to a virtual trip to Siberia!m above sea leveZ

Let’s see some of the reasons to visit Siberia

Meet the population

Along with the stereotype of Siberia being a cold place, it’s natives are also considered to be cold, savage and gloomy faced. Now the truth is that tourism is one of the most important part of the income of the population. So they will do a very good job to make you feel good and welcomed. They will show you the true authenticity and traditions of Siberia.

Go for the jump

There are many tourist attractions and things to enjoy. Start by taking the leap of faith and go for bungee jumping.

Meet the shamans and the artists

There is an entire village filled with craftsmen and artists. This village is called Askat and these people live in peace with the nature. If you want  traditional and cultural exposure, you must Visit Askat.

Check out the myths and facts about Shambala

Siberia is equivalent in land area to the region of Canada. It has a diverse range of natural aspects and climatic conditions. The legend of Shambala ( the region near the Altay mountains) says that it is a land of harmony and universal knowledge. All dreams are said to come true in this region. This region lies in the southern part of Western Siberia. This is one of my favorite reasons to visit Siberia.

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It is not a place that has been commercialized

Siberia is a place which is a link between nature and modern aspects. May places once they become famous, tend to get commercialized and lose their natural touch. Well this is not the case with Siberia, it is still blended with nature.

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Breath in the healing air

Breathe in the unique air reasons to visit siberia

This region has the right amount of humidity, amazing blooming plants and the altitude. Hence, the air here is enriched and healing in nature. There are also thermal radon springs nearby and thus, the Altay region air something that is very good for health.

The rare animals right in front of you

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There is a plethora of wildlife to see in Siberia and that too in their natural surroundings. One such magnificent creature is the Maral. It is a wild red deer and oh so beautiful to see.

The Ukock Plato

ancient Ukock Plato reasons to visit siberiaImage Credits : Orta Asya Tarihhi / Tumbir.com

I think the picture here is speaking a thousand words for the beauty of this place.

The rivers are amazing too

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Алтайская "подкова" – место слияния двух главных рек Алтая – Чуя и Катунь, с древних времен является святым и почитаемым местом в Горном Алтае. Место получило название "Чуй-Оозы", что в переводе с алтайского ​означает – "устье реки Чуя". #russia #siberia #altai #altay #katunriver #katun #chuyariver #chuya #horseshoe #mountains #nature #landscape #landscapephotography #natgeoru #altaybestphoto #altay_russia #instaaltay #instaaltai #kostrygin #kostryginphoto #россия #сибирь #алтай #горныйалтай #катунь #чуя #подкова #горы #природа #пейзаж

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Another one of my  favorite reasons to visit Siberia are its rivers. It has the longest rivers in Russia and the Katun River is my favorite. The curves and bends of this river are very eye pleasing and picturesque.

Hang for your life!

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Talking about the rivers brings us to the Hanging Bridge. The river on which it is built is very loud with a very strong current. This bridge in itself is safe to cross but take care of the sides, don’t fall off!

Talking about loud rivers

Since the currents are so strong, the rivers are a popular sight for International canoeing and rafting competitions. Do you have the guts to take on the rapids?

The land is great too

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💙 его и горы

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It is fairly easy to reach the foot of the highest mountain of Siberia. It is called Belukha and it is 4509 m above sea level. You can easily stand on the foot and touch the glacial ice!

Some horse riding maybe ?

Need an unforgettable experience? Go and explore Siberia on horseback!

See the blend between man and nature

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The pattern of roads going up and down the mountain will keep you spellbound. They look like a part of the mountains !

Hunting?

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Well if you are someone who likes hunting, then this one should you favorite of all the reasons to visit Siberia. You can indulge in some Hawk hunting while you are in Siberia.

There are helicopter rides too

Wanna watch Siberia from the above? You can go for helicopter rides and have a look at the amazing landscapes.

Be a part of the native culture

Cultural and ethic festivals keep happening in this place. You can be a part of the traditions without paying for them and experience something unique.

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Live among them

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Spend some time with the Shamans and you are sure to learn some crafting secrets, how to make the amazing leather belts and magical powers of the Altay herbs.

Do a little shopping

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The souvenirs are unique and amazing at this place. Firstly, you won’t get the stereotypical gifts here such as magnets and postcards. Here, you can take a part of Siberia with you in the form of pine nuts, healing herbs, straw pictures, honey, amulets and cutlery made of birch tree bark.

Have a ‘pimy’

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Are you into shoes and love to buy different kinds? Then  certainly don’t forget to get your pair of winter felt boots. These are only found in Siberia and are made from a special wool called ‘pimy’.

Make memories and have a store of stories to tell the people back home

Colorful clay in the Altai MountainsImage Credits :Depositphotos.com

Therefore with so many reasons to visit Siberia, when you do visit, you will experience a lot of things. You will make amazing memories and when you go back home, sharing these adventures is sure to make other jealous.

So let’s hope we have cleared some of the stigmas attached to Siberia and giving you enough reasons to make your next trip to Siberia! Share your comments with us if you are convinced and planning to go to Siberia ASAP.

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