The Lost World of Siberia. From Norilsk to Krasnoyarsk. Putorana Plateau

Discover the world of wildlife far from civilization on a two-week tour of the unique places of the north of Russia. The expanses of Siberia are almost limitless. You will see this by starting a cruise in the city of Norilsk, and completing it in Krasnoyarsk.

Location

the city of Norilsk
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Duration
13 Days
12 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 3 – 15 Jul
    • 9 – 21 Jul
    • 16 – 28 Jul
    • 23 Jul – 4 Aug
    • 28 Jul – 9 Aug
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Accommodation
  • Hotel
    8 nights
  • Cabin on the boat
    4 nights
Comfort
  • Basic+
Difficulty
Moderate
Low physical intensity for amateurs and non-experienced travelers
Group
Up to 20 people
Minimum age
1 years old
Group meet at
the city of Norilsk
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Weekends: 8am - 7pm (GMT +3)
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Tour highlights

The Lost Plateau of Putorana
We will visit the Putorana Plateau and see the concentration of waterfalls, mountain rivers and peaks that have no end
A water adventure
We will visit Lake Lama, which is 100 million years old
Initiation into polar explorers
Let's go to the northernmost city on the planet and cross the Arctic Circle

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Sightseeing tour of the city of Norilsk

    Arrival in Norilsk in the morning.

    Meeting at Alykel airport. 

    Group transfer to Norilsk.

    Arrival at the Talnakh hotel, accommodation.

    Lunch.

    Sightseeing tour of Norilsk.

    The city is located near the Norilsk River (Norilka), near the Norilsk Mountains.

    Today, Norilsk is an industrial city with a rich history, the city–forming enterprise "Norilsk Nickel".

    Supper.

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  • Day 2 - Departure by boat to the Putorana Plateau, Lake Lama
  • Day 3 - Walking tour to the waterfall "Red stones"
  • Day 4 - Excursion to the "Taimyr Museum of Local Lore". Boarding the ship. Stop in Igarka
  • Day 5 - Crossing the Arctic Circle. Stop at the village. Turukhansk
  • Day 6 - Passage of the village of Verkhneimbatsk. Stop in the villages of Bakhta and Bor
  • Day 7 - The passage of the Osinovsky system. Visit to the market in Yartsevo village
  • Day 8 - Yeniseisk – "open-air museum"
  • Day 9 - Continuation of the sightseeing tour of the city of Yeniseisk
  • Day 10 - The plane Museum. Arrow. Transfer to Krasnoyarsk
  • Day 11 - Excursion to the Stolby National Park
  • Day 12 - Sightseeing tour of Krasnoyarsk
  • Day 13 - Completion of the program
Difficulty
Low physical intensity for amateurs and non-experienced travelers

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Hotel
    8 nights
  • Cabin on the boat
    4 nights
Comfort
  • Basic+

The tour provides accommodation in hotels along the way, as well as on a cruise ship.

Surcharge for single occupancy:

  • at the Talnakh hotel (3 nights) – 7,800 rubles/person;
  • in Krasnoyarsk (3 nights) – 4,000 rubles/person;

Surcharge for a room with amenities in Yeniseisk (2 nights) – 4,000 rubles/person.

Talnakh Hotel 3 nights

It is located in the north of Siberia, in the Norilsk district of Talnakh. The hotel offers 48 comfortable rooms of various categories. The hotel's restaurant serves Russian, European and Japanese cuisine. A continental buffet breakfast is served every morning.

The rooms are equipped according to modern standards and have: telephone, safe, cable TV, free Wi-Fi, all modern security equipment, electronic locking system, modern fire protection system. 

The Standard rooms have a double bed, a work area, chairs, a wardrobe, tea/coffee making facilities, a seating area. In the private bathroom: shower, hairdryer.

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Krasnoyarsk Hotel 3 nights
The motor ship "V. Chkalov" 4 nights
The Yeniseiskaya Hotel 2 nights

Tour conditions

Group
up to 20 tourists
Minimum age
1 years old
Duration
13 days 12 nights
Group meets at
the city of Norilsk

Included in price

  • transfers according to the program;
  • 3 meals a day;
  • 1-2-bed accommodation on the ship in a class I cabin;
  • 2-3-bed accommodation in hotels;
  • the excursion program;
  • entrance tickets to museums.

Paid extra

  • air and railway tickets to Norilsk and from Krasnoyarsk;
  • transfer from the Krasnoyarsk hotel to the airport, railway station;
  • accident insurance;
  • non–citizens of the Russian Federation are charged an additional fee for entry into the territory of the Arctic - 4,000 rubles/person.

It's important to know

Personal equipment you need for the tour
  1. Medical preparations for individual needs.
  2. Documents: passport, insurance policy (medical).
  3. Comfortable sports shoes: light sneakers and, if possible, canyoning shoes, replacement shoes (light sneakers or sneakers).
  4. Sportswear for hot and cool weather:
    • The jacket is windproof, waterproof;
    • raincoat;
    • warm tracksuit (sweatshirt, pants);
    • T-shirts with long (from sunburn) and short sleeves;
    • sports trousers;
    • shorts;
    • socks.
  5. Headdress: cap, panama hat (! with a visor).
  6. A bathing suit.
  7. Personal hygiene products.
  8. Useful equipment:
    • small backpack (20-30 l);
    • flashlight with spare batteries;
    • sunscreen (required!);
    • sunglasses.
  9. For photo and video equipment, take care of an airtight package in case of rain.
  10. We recommend not to take large suitcases on the tour, because some hotels do not have an elevator (in the Talnakh Hotel, the Yeniseiskaya hotel).
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Dates and Prices

  • US$ 1 783
    3 – 15 Jul 13 days 12 nights
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    9 – 21 Jul 13 days 12 nights
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    16 – 28 Jul 13 days 12 nights
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    23 Jul – 4 Aug 13 days 12 nights
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