The project consists of organizing complete trips around Russia for an audience of all ages in order to increase the tourism potential of the regions and disseminate science. And the new route “Journey to Science: Sochi” was recently tested by Russian and foreign scientists, who gave it high marks and recommended its implementation.
Did you think that Sochi is sea, mountains and palm trees? Not only. In addition, the Research Institute of Medical Primatology, the Subtropical Scientific Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences, the “Friendship Tree” botanical garden, the “Laura” complex of the Caucasus Reserve and the “Sirius” educational center . It was these objects that were chosen for excursions that turned into a real adventure.
A one-day excursion costs 700 rubles, and four days and three nights – 23-27 thousand.
At the Research Institute of Medical Primatology, tourists can follow the “Great Aviaries” route. More than 6,500 monkeys of 200 species are kept here. Methods of active prevention of many dangerous diseases were tested in monkeys.
At the Subtropical Center, guests will visit the laboratories for molecular and cellular selection, plant physiology and biochemistry, and see how research is carried out. The journey continues at Laura’s aviary complex, where tourists will see rare species of animals and learn how to preserve them.
“You can go on a one-day excursion that costs from 700 rubles or come to the resort for four days and three nights for 23-27 thousand with accommodation and meals,” said Bella Tarasova, director of the Riviera-Sochi tour operator company. the RG correspondent. – The Journey to Science route is popular, some tourists even come to the resort specifically for it, mostly young people, but it is too early to say how many people have visited such excursions.