Circassian homeland among the most popular destinations for outdoor activities

Rostourism named the five most popular destinations for outdoor activities in the Russian Federation. The top 5 includes the Caucasus region: Krasnodar Territory, Dagestan, Kabardino-Balkaria, Karachay-Circassia, the Crimea,  the Urals: Bashkortostan and Chelyabinsk, the Altai region and Karelia,- agency Ria Kabardino-Balkaria reports.

Tourists travel to these regions for mountaineering, climbing and hiking of various difficulty levels, exploring horse trails, and water rafting. Each of these places has its own points of attraction. In the Caucasus, these are eco-trails along picturesque gorges, along mountain rivers, waterfalls and lakes, in the Chelyabinsk region - the Taganai reserve, in Altai - incredible mountains and Lake Teletskoye. And in the Kamchatka Territory - lakes, fumaroles (holes where steam and volcanic gases come out), waterfalls, as well as volcanoes that you can climb.