From Norilsk to Krasnoyarsk along the Yenisei

On this tour you will get acquainted with the rich history of the industrial region, admire the northern beauties of the foothills of the Putorana plateau and visit the coldest and northernmost city on the planet! By boat you will cross the Arctic Circle, pass fascinating river rapids, and along the way you will make stops in local villages and learn the peculiarities of life in these parts. 

The cruise will end in Yeniseisk, an open–air museum city. Here you will stay for a couple of days to explore the city, museums and relax on the protected Monastery lake. And the final destination of the trip will be the sights of the city of Krasnoyarsk and the famous Krasnoyarsk Pillars.

Location

the city of Norilsk
from
US$ 1 482
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Duration
12 Days
11 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 29 Jul – 9 Aug
    • 5 – 16 Aug
    • 10 – 21 Aug
or
Accommodation
  • Hotel
    7 nights
  • Cabin on the boat
    4 nights
Comfort
  • Basic+
  • Midscale
Difficulty
Easy
For any person
Group
Up to 20 people
Minimum age
1 years old
Group meet at
the city of Norilsk
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Weekdays: 8am - 8pm
Weekends: 8am - 7pm (GMT +3)
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Tour highlights

Yenisei Cruise
We will spend 4 nights on the ship, meeting sunsets and sunrises on the largest river in Siberia
A walk around Krasnoyarsk
We will see the powerful Krasnoyarsk hydroelectric power station, visit the Tsar-Fish observation deck and the famous Krasnoyarsk Pillars
The city-museum of Yeniseisk
The urban development includes 94 architectural monuments
Foothills of the Putorana Plateau
We will visit the waterfall, which falls in two cascades into the purest lake, cutting through unusual red rocks
Rare exhibits
Let's look at the only collection of planes, which is listed in the Guinness Book of Records

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Norilsk city tour

    In the morning, arrival in Norilsk, Alykel airport.

    Meeting, group transfer to the Talnakh hotel.

    Accommodation in a hotel in 2-bed rooms.

    Lunch.

    Sightseeing tour of Norilsk.

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

    Supper.

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  • Day 2 - Excursion to the waterfall "Red stones"
  • Day 3 - Dudinka
  • Day 4 - Crossing the Arctic Circle, stop in Turukhansk
  • Day 5 - Passage of the village of Verkhneimbatsk, a stop on the water near the village of Bakhta and in the village of Bor
  • Day 6 - Passage of the Osinovsky system
  • Day 7 - Sightseeing tour of the city of Yeniseisk
  • Day 8 - Yeniseisk. Monastic Lake
  • Day 9 - The plane Museum. Arrow. Departure to Krasnoyarsk
  • Day 10 - Sightseeing tour of Krasnoyarsk, to the Krasnoyarsk hydroelectric power station, to the village of Ovsyanka
  • Day 11 - Excursion to the Krasnoyarsk Pillars National Park 
  • Day 12 - Departure
Difficulty
For any person

Accommodation

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

The tour includes accommodation in hotels and on a boat.

Additional payment for single accommodation in:

  • Talnakh Hotel (2 nights) – 5,200 rubles/person;
  • in Krasnoyarsk (3 nights) – 4,000 rubles/person.

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

Additional payment for accommodation in cabins with amenities:

  • Suite (all amenities, shower room, hall, two–room) - on request;
  • Junior Suite (available only for t\x "Sailors") (one room with one large bed and all amenities) – on request.

Arrivals 27.06, 05.08 – the ship A. Matrosov performs.

Arrivals 29.07, 10.08 – performed by the motor ship V. Chkalov.

Talnakh Hotel 2 nights

Talnakh Hotel offers modern rooms with a flat-screen TV, free Wi-Fi internet access, and a stylish international restaurant. This hotel is located in the north of Siberia, in the Norilsk district of Talnakh.

The classically decorated restaurant at the Talnakh Hotel serves Russian, European and Japanese cuisine. A continental buffet breakfast is served every morning.

All spacious rooms at the Talnakh Hotel feature tea/coffee making facilities, cable TV and a seating area.

For relaxation, there is a sauna, billiards, and a bar in the lobby, which serves a wide selection of drinks.

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Motor ship "V.Chkalov" or The ship "Alexander Sailors" 4 nights
The Yeniseiskaya Hotel 2 nights
Krasnoyarsk Hotel 3 nights

Tour conditions

Group
up to 20 tourists
Minimum age
1 years old
Duration
12 days 11 nights
Group meets at
the city of Norilsk

Included in price

  • transfers according to the program;
  • 3 meals a day;
  • single/double 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 back;
  • additional payment to non-citizens of the Russian Federation for entry into the territory of the Arctic from 1 person. - 4,000 rubles–;
  • transfer from the Krasnoyarsk hotel to the Krasnoyarsk airport, railway station;
  • accident insurance.

It's important to know

Personal equipment you need for the tour

1. Documents: passport, insurance policy (medical);
2. Your individual medications;
3. Clothes for hot and cool weather:

  • windproof jacket;
  • raincoat (or waterproof jacket);
  • warm tracksuit (sweatshirt, pants);
  • T-shirts with long and short sleeves;
  • thermal underwear;
  • lightweight sweatpants;
  • gloves;
  • socks (warm, trekking, cotton);
  • neck band (buff, bandana);
  • swimsuit / swimming trunks.

4. Shoes:

  • trekking boots;
  • replacement shoes (light sneakers);
  • sandals (or flip-flops);
  • rubber boots (optional).

5. Hat with brim (panama hat, cap with visor);
6. Sunglasses;
7. Sunscreen, repellent, personal care products;
8. It is useful to have: a headlamp (+spare batteries), a penknife, a seat, sealed bags for the most important things: documents, phone, camera, towel, a small backpack for walking.

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$ 1 482
    29 Jul – 9 Aug 12 days 11 nights
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  • US$ 1 482
    5 – 16 Aug 12 days 11 nights
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  • US$ 1 482
    10 – 21 Aug 12 days 11 nights
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