Entrepreneurial retreat "Organic Escape" 2014

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GSEA Russia event on the Lake Baikal
July 23 - August 1, 2014
For details: www.gsearu.ru/baikal

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Entrepreneurial retreat "Organic Escape" 2014

  1. 1. Foreword www.gsearu.ru/baikal 2 «…Baikal. I know this place for a long time: my soul visited it even before my body. This is the territory of passion...» Paulo Coelho (author of “The Alchemist”)
  2. 2. Retreat route www.gsearu.ru/baikal 3
  3. 3. What lays ahead  Meeting at the boarding stairs, so that you can dive into the Baikal culture from the very first steps. National flavor, aroma of crispy and tender baked cisco, air clean like a drop of Baikal’s water. Hello, Baikal!  Ahead of you there are pristine places of Northern Baikal, rafting along mountain rivers, obstacle course on ATVs and mountain bikes, horse riding, tracking in the primeval taiga, meetings with the best entrepreneurs of the region, mushroom and blueberry picking, sleeping under the stars at comfortable camping sites, swimming in healing natural springs. Ultimate and unforgettable experience!  The route is planned in such a way that it combines leisure and business component: discussion of projects, a number of federal and republican target programs, trainings and workshops, guitar songs, fishing and much more. All this in the setting of Northern Baikal, in an atmosphere of privacy, tranquillity and comfort. www.gsearu.ru/baikal 4
  4. 4. Retreat logistics Day 1. Meeting, introduction, briefing. First tests of vehicles and drivers. Getting on ATVs and mountain bikes. Trip of 40-45 km through Dzhirginsky Reserve. Forcing 2 fords of the rivers Barguzin and Kovyli. Setting up the camp, dinner, night’s rest at the tent camp. Day 4. ATV group. Trip on ATVs and mountain bikes to the village Kumora ~ 60 km. Mix of obstacles: rapids with a steep slope, earth baths, stony areas along the Sramnaya river and ruts up to 50 cm deep. Warm welcome by owners of the guest house. Home-cooked meal, sauna. Night’s rest. Day 8. Departure from “Akushanda” camp site on motor boats. Reserve “Dagary”. Accommodation at the cordon “Dagary”. Fishing: big pike (up to 10 kg), ide (1-2 kg), perch. Sauna. Night’s rest at the cordon. Days 2-3. Trip of about 80 km. Forcing third ford across the Barguzin river. Crossing Rukhlovsky mountain pass (1450 m). Night’s rest at the Svetlaya river. Day 5. Horse riding. Trip by motor boats ~ 35 km. Fishing. Accommodation at the camp site. Hearty meal, rest, sauna. Sitting around the campfire. Night’s rest. Day 9. Departure on motor boats along the island of Yarki to Nizhneangarsk. Stop by the monument – Northern end of Lake Baikal. Transfer to the hotel in Severobaykalsk. Accommodation, rest, Russian sauna. Day 4. Water/fishing group. Slipway, preparation of the equipment, briefing, training in methods and skills of boating. Rest, fishing. Rafting down the Svetlaya river on catamarans 55-60 km (7-8 running hours). Finish at the tourist camp “Akushanda”. Accommodation, sauna, dinner. Days 6-7. Fishing on the rivers Svetlaya (Akushanda), Upper Angara, Kotera. Departure on motor boats. “Quiet Hunting” - picking mushrooms. Evening gathering around the campfire, fish broth, smoking the caught fish. Day 10. Breakfast. Farewell photo session on the shores of Lake Baikal. Departure to Ulan-Ude. www.gsearu.ru/baikal 5
  5. 5. Day 1  Meeting at the resort Umkhey, introduction, studying the route, briefing  First tests of vehicles and drivers  Getting on ATVs and mountain bikes  Trip of 40-45 km through Dzhirginsky Reserve  Forcing 2 fords of the rivers Barguzin (width ~ 100 m, depth up to 1.0 m) and Kovyli (width ~ 25 m, depth 0.7 m)  19:00-20:00 - setting up the camp, dinner, night’s rest at the tent camp www.gsearu.ru/baikal 6
  6. 6. Days 2-3  Trip of about 80 km  Forcing third ford across the Barguzin river (width ~ 60 m, depth up to 1.0 m)  Crossing Rukhlovsky mountain pass (1450 m)  Night’s rest at the Svetlaya river The road to the pass gradually goes up; in the canyons it is washed out due to a small slope and small streams. In some places it is rutted because of heavy vehicles (up to a depth of 60 cm). At the pass the road is rocky, sometimes with large boulders. After the pass it becomes flatter, and you can see the second pass Ozerny (1 250m) and the valley of the Namama river. On the way the group stops for lunch and short photo shoots. www.gsearu.ru/baikal 7
  7. 7. Day 4. Water/fishing group  Slipway, preparation of the equipment, briefing, training in methods and skills of boating  Rest, fishing  Departure of a group of 6 people, rafting down the Svetlaya river on catamarans 55-60 km (7-8 running hours), crossing 4 rapids (3rd category)  Finish at the tourist camp “Akushanda”  Accommodation, sauna, dinner, rest Captain of the ship is an experienced instructor, trained in water rafting. Rafting on a mountain river is an exciting and extreme adventure. It offers an opportunity to test oneself, to rely on a friend's shoulder, to become a team. If you overcome the nature, you will be able to fight through every hardship in work and life. www.gsearu.ru/baikal 8
  8. 8. Day 4. ATV group  Trip on ATVs and mountain bikes to the village Kumora ~ 60 km  Mix of obstacles: rapids with a steep slope, earth baths, stony areas along the Sramnaya river and ruts up to 50 cm deep  Warm welcome by owners of the guest house  Home-cooked meal, sauna. Night’s rest Who he knows, will confirm that a trip on an ATV is an awesome, unforgettable, mind-blowing action. Having mastered this transport, you become mobile, lightweight, and it seems that you can go anywhere, overcoming any obstacles. Excitement, enthusiasm and fear overwhelm and carry you away - it's so cool! www.gsearu.ru/baikal 9
  9. 9. Day 5  Horse riding  Trip by motor boats ~ 35 km  Fishing  Accommodation at the camp site  Hearty meal, rest, sauna  Sitting around the campfire, playing the guitar  Night’s rest at the camp site The Upper Angara is the second most affluent (after the Selenga) river flowing into the lake. In the upper reaches it is mountain, fast, full of rapids. The Upper Angara partly flows through marshy Angara hollow and has a flat character. In the lower reaches it is navigable. The Angara is the “mother river” of the region. www.gsearu.ru/baikal 10
  10. 10. Days 6-7  Fishing on the rivers Svetlaya (Akushanda), Upper Angara, Kotera  Departure on motor boats  “Quiet Hunting” - picking mushrooms.  Evening gatherings around the campfire, fish broth, smoking the caught fish The route is remarkable, as you can see the famous BAM railway with its bridges and villages built 40 years ago, do some shopping along the way, and, above all, visit a hot spring “Dzelinda” (water temp 45-47°C). www.gsearu.ru/baikal 11
  11. 11. Day 8  Departure from “Akushanda” camp site on motor boats to the place where the Upper Angara flows into Lake Baikal  Reserve “Dagary”, a 5-6 hours’ trip  Accommodation at the cordon “Dagary”  Fishing - big pike (up to 10 kg), ide (1-2 kg), perch  Sauna  Night’s rest at the cordon This is a favourite observation area for ornithologists. Many people who stay at this far away cordon recall the movie “Peculiarities of the National Fishing”. www.gsearu.ru/baikal 12
  12. 12. Day 9  Morning fishing in the delta of the Upper Angara river  Gathering and departure on motor boats along the island of Yarki (80 m wide and 15 km long) to the village of Nizhneangarsk  Stop by the monument - Northern end of Lake Baikal  Getting in vans and transfer to the hotel in Severobaykalsk  Accommodation, rest, Russian sauna The island of Yarki is a place untouched by civilization : there are no tourist facilities, nightclubs and cafes. There you will find nothing but sandy beaches, evening sun, melting the expanse of Lake Baikal, healing Siberian forest and yourself. Narrow sandy spit 200-250 meters wide stretches over more than 15 kilometers to the mouth of the Upper Angara river. It is separated from Lake Baikal by a vast lake – Sor. www.gsearu.ru/baikal 13
  13. 13. Day 10  Breakfast  Farewell photo session on the shores of Lake Baikal  Departure to Ulan-Ude www.gsearu.ru/baikal 14
  14. 14. Camping on the shore of Lake Baikal Accommodation at the camping site in tourist tents with bed-clothes (polyurethane foam mat, sleeping bag, sheets, pillows). Baikal dishes prepared by a professional cook. www.gsearu.ru/baikal 15
  15. 15. Participation cost Retreat cost - 47 500 rubles Includes:  Staff services  Full regional transfer  Three meals a day  Accommodation  Accommodation in tourist tents (tent camp), for 2-4 people, tent, shower, necessary field furniture and utensils, campfire equipment, lighting - electrical generator - 3 days  Accommodation at the camp site “Akushanda “, 2 log houses - for 6 and 9 people, wood stove, electric. generator, sauna, summer kitchen, fish smoker, icebox. Cellular communication MegaFon - 3 days (for ATV group) / 4 days (for water group)  (for ATV group) accommodation in a private house in the village Kumora - 1 day  Accommodation at the cordon “Dagary”, electric generator, gas stove, sauna, summer kitchen, icebox. Cellular communication MegaFon - 1 day  Hotel “Olympus” or “Goldfish” in Severobaykalsk , standard 2-bed rooms - 1 day  Guided tours and entertainment program  Boats and fuel  Travel and campfire equipment  Maintenance service  Medical insurance  Satellite communication for emergency calls  Route equipment www.gsearu.ru/baikal 16 Trip to Ulan-Ude is subject to additional charge Transportation options: 1. Flight Moscow – Ulan-Ude – Moscow (26 200 rubles):  6 hours 1-way  Direct flight Ural Airlines 2. Flight Ulan-Ude – Nizhneangarsk (6 190 rubles):  1.5 hours 1-way  Direct flight Аn-24 Group – 15-25 people
  16. 16. How to enroll? To participate in the business retreat you need to:  fill in the registration form on the site www.gsearu.ru/baikal;  choose the method of transportation to Ulan-Ude;  make a prepayment of 16 000 rubles;  send personal data to the outfitter manager Oleg Ladnov  Phone.: +7 917-555-36-22 (Severobaykalsk)  Phone.: +7 917-555-36-22 (Moscow)  E-mail: sevbaikal@yandex.ru  Skype: baikalwood1 We are always happy to answer any questions! www.gsearu.ru/baikal 17

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