A Weekend Getaway to Southern Wineries, Mountains and Sea ❤️🏝


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2 days


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Nick Nedelchuk

Founder of Localie, ex PM at IKEA Global HQ


We’re leaving Moscow in the morning on Saturday and heading back to town on Sunday evening. It's a fantastic way of making your weekend remarkable! You will be travelling with these amazing 2 world citizens: ⭐️ Alex Phillipps — a Wall Street English teacher, native Londoner who has grown up in the UK. Alex started learning Russian when he was 16, and moved to Moscow in 2018. He’s a bigfun of Russian language and culture, a genuine friend and teacher. ⭐️ Nick Nedelchuk — the founder of Localie, native Ukrainian, who has lived in Russia since 2005. Nick moved to The Netherlands in 2017 to work for global IKEA headquarters. Later he quit his job at the corporation to launch his own company — Localie. Now Nick is escaping European COVID lockdowns and enjoying the beauty and freedom of the Russian South. Altogether we’re leaving Moscow by airplane on Saturday morning. We will be met by Nick in the airport of arrival and set off on our amazing road trip! This is what you’ll see: 1️⃣ Mountain hike through a beautiful pine tree forest to the very edge of the ocean to see a huge shipwreck which got battered by a storm! Now it plays host to a popular insta spot! 2️⃣ Fresh seafood lunch (catch of the day) at the trout farm 3️⃣ Spotting the beautiful sunset at the Blue Abyss close to Praskoveevka (the famous Palace of Mr. You Know His Name is just nearby) 4️⃣ Morning hike and breakfast at the beautiful estate of Abrau Durso 5️⃣ Visiting Chateau Pinot winery and snail farm. Fantastic lunch of local produce with amazing views 6️⃣ A city tour of beautiful Novorossiysk Bring your friend and get 5000 RUB for your next journey!

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Day 1

8:20 — Departing from Moscow Vnukovo or Domodedovo airport

Our flight will take 2 hours and finally get us to the beautiful Southern Russia


10:45 — We will be met by Nick on his minivan in the airport and set off right away to the Black Sea Coast

Our first adventure is mountain hike through a pine tree forest with amazing views. We will get to the very edge of an ocean and look at a huge shipwreck of "RIO" — now a popular Insta-spot.


15:00 — Fresh seafood lunch at the trout farm

We will have a nice catch of the day lunch at the hospitable farmer restaurant with lots of local food and produce.


18:00 — Short hike at Blue Abyss to spot a beautiful sunset with white cliffs by the sea

At the end of the day we are heading to the place called Blue Abyss close to Praskoveevka where we will enjoy a sunset.


21:00 — Checking-in at our hotel, rest or going to bar — depending on your mood!

We're staying at 4-star hotel. It could be "Dacha" or similar — subject to availability. The base rate implies accommodation with one other person in the room. However, you could claim a single accommodation, too — for an extra fee.

Day 2


Total cost


Education and travel programme


Renting a van, driving and gas


4-star hotel, breakfast is included (single room)


This flat fee is per person assuming accommodation in a single room. Are you traveling together with someone and you would share the room together? Then you can get a ₽4,990 each. Flight is not included, but could be added on demand.

What's included?

1 night at 4-star hotel. Breakfast is included.

We will be renting a minivan: VW Caravelle or Hyundai H1 + gas

The whole travel program including transfers, wineries admissions and tastings, entry tickets

A qualified English teacher, native speaker, at all times.

The educational component including games and engagement

Localies to entertain us and help revealing hidden gems of the South ❤️

What's excluded?

Flight is not included, as the price is highly volatile. This additional cost could vary between 4000 and 15000 RUB depending on the date of reservation

Dinners and lunches: everyone's paying their bill separately

Additional information

Localie’s travel adventures are always intimate and authentic. We’re gathering a small group of 6 explorers to fit in a comfortable Volkswagen Caravelle or Hyundai H1 minivan. You’ll be one-on-one with the localies and native speaking English tutor.



(1 review)

Rais Khalfiev

Rais Khalfiev

1 June 2021

It was 2 perfect days in the south of Russia. We visited many pleasant places, such as urban and natural attractions, a salmon farm, a winery, etc. And all this was with a discussion in English. This was very useful for me and another group that also studied English. I can say that all the events were on time, and we were in no hurry. I was satisfied and relaxed after this trip.

This tour is hosted by

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Nick Nedelchuk

Founder of Localie, ex PM at IKEA Global HQ

Welcome here! I’m truly a world citizen and it’s hard to explain my origin. Being born in Ukraine, raised there, I moved to Russia when I was 13. Here my home was in 3 different towns: Vladimir where I studied at school and later at the university, St.Petersburg where I started my career, and finally Moscow where I continued my corporate path in the country offices of Ford and later IKEA. In 2017, I moved to The Netherlands being promoted to headquarters of my employer. After 2.5 years in that w...


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