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Top-10 most amazing buildings of Western Ukraine

Even the most demanding traveler will appreciate treasury of interesting places, legendary fortresses and castles focused in Western Ukraine. Wherever you arrive each place possesses its own castle, palace, legend or a breathtaking story.

White Elephant: observatory on the top of the mountain

The largest wonder of the mountain of Pip Ivan is a highland observatory, ruins of which tower on the top. People call the observatory “White Elephant”. They say that in winter covered with snow and ice and blew with strong winds the outlines of observatory reminds figure of an elephant.

Sinai bicycle tour equipment


  • Roadworthy and safe bicycle (bicycles for rent can be received in Dahab)
  • Backpack / bag / suit-case (some luggage bag where your things will be transported in the car)
  • Day backpack (for things necessary during day passages)
  • Bike case (for transportation your bike in the plane)

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Equipment rentals

Common equipment

Sleeping bag and foam pad
Sleeping set includes sleeping bag and foam pad. Convenient and warm sleeping bag Terra Incognita with hygienic insert designed to sleep comfortably at + 50C - +70C. Sleeping foam pad is used for thermal insulation.

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Carpathian equipment list

Specifically mountain tours require highly thorough preparation, since:

  • forgotten stuff cannot be bought or rented in the mountains and you will be forced to handle without it;
  • extra things will be transported in your own rucksack;
  • improperly packed rucksack will cause a lot of inconveniences etc.

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Caving equipment list

Conditions in Mlynky Cave:

  • constant air temperature - +110C;
  • relative humidity – 84-100 %;
  • not electrified;
  • from Speleohouse to cave leads a path which can become quite marshy in rainy weather.

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Cheremosh equipment list

Preparation for Black Cheremosh rafting tour takes less time and affords in summer and much more in spring. In summer atmosphere temperature as well as water in the Carpathians is quite pleasant, therefore, there is no need in taking a wetsuit. At favorable weather conditions in summer you can take part in rafting tour simply in bathing suit or shorts and T-shirt, life vest and helmet. Wetsuit in hot weather causes a lot of inconveniences (it’s too stuffy). In spring when water temperature in the Carpathians is +50C (slush goes down the mountains and fills the rivers) you could hardly do without a wetsuit.

So, rafting tour on the Cheremosh River includes water and camp part, correspondingly, you should prepare necessary clothing both for active  rafting and relaxing camping one.

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