8th International IUPAC Symposium
«Macro- and Supramolecular Architectures and Materials» (MAM-17)

Multifunctional Materials and Structures

Cultural program

EXCURSION PROGRAM FOR THE PARTICIPANTS OF SYMPOSIUM MAM-17

VENUE:  Hotel “Golden Tulip Rosa Khutor”

RULES FOR MAKING ORDERS
Prices for the tours stated below are valid for the groups of 20 and more participants.
All prices are subject to change due to reduction in the number of participants.
In case the group is not full, the organizer reserves the right to cancel the tour.
Deadline for applications, payment and cancellation of the social program: May 01, 2017.

Cancellation made up to May 08, 2017 - no penalty.
Cancellation made after May 08, 2017 – 100% penalty.

Without the order payment after May 08, 2017 - Pre-booking will be cancelled. 
All refunds shall be made after the Symposium, net of banking and additional charges.


Evening Olympic Park + Singing Fountains

SIGHTSEEING TOUR AROUND SOCHI
SIGHTSEEING TOUR AROUND SOCHI
SIGHTSEEING TOUR AROUND SOCHI
Date: June 7, 2017
Time: 17:00
Duration: 5 hours
Price: Free of charge for all participants  
Place of departure: Russian Seasons Deluxe Hotel 4*
The tour price includes guide, bus and dinner.

During the excursion you will learn the history of the resort and its future development, visit the sights of the city, which are the pride of the citizens. You will see the Seaport building where you will listen to an amusing excursion and will be able to enjoy the clean sea air, the first church on the Black Sea coast - the Church of the Holy Archangels Michael, the building of Zimniy Theatre and then you will visit the Olympic park. You will find out much about the Olympic park and the facilities, which are situated there:

  • Iceberg Skating Palace (figure skating, short track)
  • Adler Arena Skating Center (speed skating)
  • Ice Cube Curling Center (curling)
  • Bolshoy Ice Dome (hockey)
  • Shayba Arena (women’s hockey)
  • Fisht Olympic Stadium (opening and closing ceremony)
  • Olympic Village
  • Main Media centre
  • Olympic flame
  • You will be able to take a drive in small golf cars, see the motor track – Formula 1 and etc. At the end of the excursion will see the singing and dancing fountain of the Olympic Park.

BOOKING

Krasnaya Polyana + Sky resort + ethnographic centre “My Russia”

Krasnaya Polyana
Krasnaya Polyana
Krasnaya Polyana
Date: June 5, 2017
Time: 10:00
Duration: 5-6 hours
Price: 70$, 65€, 4 500₽
Place of departure: Russian Seasons Deluxe Hotel 4*
The tour price includes guide, bus and dinner.
  • Krasnaya Polyana is located in the mountains, in 39 km from the coast of the Black Sea, in Adler City District of Sochi.
  • The excursion to Krasnaya Polyana will start in Sochi. During the travel line the tourists will get acquainted with the sights of the localities, which they will drive by and will get a general idea of the resort. The whole landscape and vegetation change with each turn of the bus. It takes the breath away at the sight of high mountains, the height of the rocks – thousand meters. Tourists will have a stop to enjoy the beauty of Ahtsu Mountain Gorge.
  • Tourists will have 2-3 hours of free time in Krasnaya Polyana. They can rise the ropeway to enjoy a view of the mountain range and snow line, visit aviary complex, where rare species of birds and animals inhabit, visit modern complex “Gakaktika”, have a stroll along the eco valleys to relax and to breathe the fresh mountain air.
  • Krasnaya Polyana has turned into a luxury destination the equal of anything in Europe. Now it is called “Russian Switzerland”.
  • “Rosa Khutor”- one of the most beautiful resort complexes of unreal architecture.
  • Sky resort – unusual and unique adventure park at a height in Russia. It is a joint Russian and New-Zeland project with AJ Hackett International, which founded bungy-jumping all over the world. The central place in the park belongs to the longest suspension bridge in the world-SkyBridge. The bridge, which can carry up to 30,000 people at a time, stretches for almost a kilometre over the Krasnaya Polyana valley.

BOOKING

Mountain Akhun + Agur gorge

Mountain Akhun
Mountain Akhun
Mountain Akhun
Date: June 4, 2017, June 10, 2017
Time: 10:00
Duration: 5-6 hours
Price: 50$, 45€, 3 000₽
Place of departure: Russian Seasons Deluxe Hotel 4*
The tour price includes guide, bus and dinner.
  • During the tour “Mountain Akhun + Agur gorge” you will visit the famous tower at the top of Akhun Mountain and then descend into the gorge to the Agur with cascading waterfall.
  • The peak of Greater Akhun is 663 metres (2,175 ft) above sea level. Akhun offers to nature lovers spectacular views over Sochi, great expanse of the Black Sea and the Western slopes of the Caucasus Mountains. There is a lookout tower on the Bolshoy Akhun Mountain, built in 1936 according to a project designed by S. I. Vorobyev. The tower has a height of 30.5 metres. It is probably even possible to see the remote Turkish coast, if the weather and visibility are fine
  • Agur gorge – popular tourist destination. Mountain river Agura originates on the slopes of the ridge Alec and, rushing to the sea, creating the waterfalls, the most famous of which is the first waterfall, formed by two cascades at 18 and 12 meters, which has a broad and deep body of water.
  • After 500 metres the path through the gorge at the bottom of which piled boulders of limestone, upstream Agura you can see the second low multi-jet, waterfall, streams which fall into the pool with the depth of 5 meters, and the third waterfall, falling down with a roar, like a huge shower.
  • Mountain gorge, crystal pure waterfalls, cliffs and magic forest – make an unforgettable impression and will not leave anyone indifferent.

BOOKING

Vorontsovskaya Caves

Vorontsovskaya Caves
Vorontsovskaya Caves
Vorontsovskaya Caves
Date: June 4, 2017June 10, 2017
Time: 10:00
Duration: 5-6 hours
Price: 55$, 50€, 3 500₽
Place of departure: Russian Seasons Deluxe Hotel 4*
The tour price includes guide, bus and dinner.
  • The Vorontsovskaya Caves are one of the most magical destinations around Sochi, and indeed, are ranked as the sixth most magical caves in all of Russia. The caves sneak their way an incredible 12km into the mountains overlooking the city.
  • The Vorontsovskaya Cave System is a long chain of halls and galleries, which are located in several circles. Tracks of a primitive human were found by scientists in the cave.
  • Duration of the route 500m.

BOOKING

Sightseeing tour around Sochi + Stalin’s dacha

Stalin’s dacha
Stalin’s dacha
Stalin’s dacha
Date: June 9, 2017
Time: 11:00
Duration: 5-6 hours
Price: 3 000₽
Place of departure: Russian Seasons Deluxe Hotel 4*
The tour price includes guide, bus and dinner.
  • During the excursion you will learn the history of the resort and its future development, visit the sights of the city, which are the pride of the citizens. You will see the Seaport building where you will listen to an amusing excursion and will be able to enjoy the clean sea air, the first church on the Black Sea coast - the Church of the Holy Archangels Michael, the building of Zimniy Theatre and then you will visit Stalin’s dacha.
  • Stalin’s dacha was built in 1937 and has remained one of the most popular sites in Sochi. The house is located at the top of the mountain range between the Matsesta valley and the Agurskoye Canyon. The duration of Stalin’s rule has occupied a significant part of Russian history, which is why his dacha has been preserved. The dacha’s outer decorations and the interior have been preserved in their original form and have not been altered. The subdued grey-green colour of its imposing facade was intentional, serving to camouflage it from prying eyes, unfriendly visitors.
  • There was a fountain in front of the building but it was removed just one night before the arrival of the leader.

BOOKING

33 Waterfalls

33 Waterfalls
33 Waterfalls
33 Waterfalls
Date: June 5, 2017
Time: 10:00
Duration: 6 hours
Price: 3 000₽
Place of departure: Russian Seasons Deluxe Hotel 4*
The tour price includes guide, bus and dinner.

33 Waterfalls is one of the popular natural attractions of Sochi. These beautiful waterfalls are surrounded by local flora and their height ranges from 1.3 meters to 10 meters. The waterfalls are part of the Dzhegosh stream, a two kilometer tributary of the Shakhe River that flows down to the Black Sea. Wonderful excursion to the northernmost part Sochi- Lazarevskiy.

It includes:

  • Sightseeing tour around Novorossiysk-Batum highway
  • Overcoming mountain river Shakhe in a vehicle Gas-66, travel to Dzhegosh tract – waterfall at a height of 10 metres;
  • walk along the mountain river, where plants of preglacial period grow: boxtrees, butcher's-broom, oaks, hornbeams, chestnut trees … ;
  • bathing in waterfalls (summer period);
  • outdoor museum, where you can find elements of national way of life of Adygei and other nationalities of the past century, who lived on the territory of the Black Sea coast.

On the way back the group will visit the biggest tulip tree, thickness of which is 25 m. - tulip poplar, honey tasting.

BOOKING

Sea trips

Sea trips
Sea trips
Sea trips
Date: June 4, 2017; June 5, 2017June 10, 2017
Time: 15:00
Duration: 4 hours
Price (without fishing): 40$, 35€, 2 300₽
Price (with fishing): 50$, 45€, 3 000₽
Place of departure: Russian Seasons Deluxe Hotel 4*
The tour price includes guide, bus.

Sea trip – one of the most interesting excursion programs for tourists in Sochi. You can observe a lot of places of interest on shipboard or catamaran. Sailing yacht or motor boat can be an excursion watercraft at will of tourists. Tourists will enjoy amazing views of the Seaport building and lightship, Central seafront, mountain Akhun. Evening trip will provide a panoramic view of the city.

BOOKING