Treking in Mari El.

Mari El
Treking in Mari El.
Mari El
3 days
Difficulty level
50 км
Group structure
8-12 человек


Yoshkar-Ola – Pugachov’s oak tree – Mushyl (Sea Eye) lake – Abdayevo (Karman-Kuryk) – Yoshkar-Ola – Kozmodemyansk – Usoly – Alamner hill – Kozmodemyansk

During our trip through the Upper Volga’s Mari El Republic we will experience the natural beauty of this region, learn about its magnificent past and about today’s everyday lives of the Mari, a Finno-Ugric ethnic group, whose ancestors and related ethnicities inhabited a thousand years ago the territories of today’s Moscow, Vladimir, Yaroslavl.

Our trip will lead us to the legendary Pugachov’s oak tree, we shall see the karst lake called Sea Eye (Mushyl) lake and get up on top of the Karman-Kuryk, which can be an ancient site or an anomalous hill structure. We shall discover the beauty of uncelebrated Russia in Yoshkar-Ola, Mari El’s capital, enjoy the views over the Volga from the top of the old fortress on the Alamner hill and stroll through the streets of Kozmodemyansk which is supposed to have had been the prototype of the famous Vasyuki town from the satirical novel The Twelve Chairs: its protagonist Ostap Bender posing as a chess grandmaster participated in a chess tournament there…

Duration: 5 days

Lenth: 80 km

Initial meeting place: city of  Yoshkar-Ola

Group consists of 6-10 people

Price per person: 19500 RUB

Minors (under 18 years of age) get a 15% discount only if they take the trip with a parent.

Club discount - 7%

Gigt the hike to your Friend

* Trek program can be changed due the weather conditions, physical conditions of participants, other reasons

Price includes:

  • all transfers on the route
  • food
  • instructor’s service
  • rent of common equipment (tents, cooking equipment, GPS, etc.)
  • staying in Yoshkar Ola

Additional expenses:

  • travel expenses to and from initial meeting place 
  • rent of personal equipment
  • cafes and restaurant expenses
  • personal expenses
Do You want to go to this trek individually or with your family or friends only? We can find convinient dates for you and we will help you to buy tickets to the meeting point. Just call or write us!

Have any questions? Call +7 916 1765430 or send email on 


Йошкар-Ола Национальный парк "Марий Чодра" Дуб Пугачева озеро Морской Глаз река Илеть гора Карман-Курык Йошкар-Ола