Entrance to "Bashkiria" National Park will be payable
UFA, 30 March 2016. /Bashinform News Agency, Evgeniya Syutkina, Olesya Arameleva/.
The other day a procedure on payment and receipt of permits to visit "Bashkiria" National Park for tourism and recreation purposes was approved. It is available here.
The document was prepared in accordance with the Constitution, federal laws, the order of the Ministry of Natural Resources of the Russian Federation and internal documents of the park.
This year, tourists will have to pay 20 rubles for visiting the national park. The fee does not apply to children under 12, disabled of I and II groups, their carers, local residents, and many other categories of citizens. However, they also need to receive a permit.
"All funds collected for entrance will be used for environmental protection, infrastructure,” Vladimir Kuznetsov, the director of "Bashkiria" National Park commented. “Charging fees is due to the need to cover substantial expenses for the territory maintenance. The presence of tourists in the national park without a permit is illegal, fines are imposed for that".
Permits can be drawn in the offices of the National Park, which addresses are also listed on the website and social networks — VKontakte and Facebook.