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Yenisei cruise. Siberia

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Yenisei river is one of the longest rivers in Asia. It runs from south to north across the great expanse of central Siberia. It traverses a vast region of strikingly varied landscapes. 

Ports of Call: Norilsk – Dudinka – Yeniseysk – Krasnoyarsk.

1 834 €
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Duration
12 days
11 nights
Dates
  • group dates
    • 30 Jun – 11 Jul
    • 25 Jul – 5 Aug
    • 1 Aug – 12 Aug
Complexity
Without exercise
Accommodation
  • Hotel
    7 nights
Comfort
Midscale
Group meet at
Russia, Krasnoyarsk Territory, Norilsk
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Main impressions

Arctic Circle crossing

Find out what happens beyond the Arctic Circle

Yenisei river

Walk along the river separating Europe from Asia

"Stolby" Nature Reserve

Visit the national park of extraordinary beauty

Route

  • Day 1 — Norilsk

    Arrival in Norilsk to the Alykel Airport.

    Meeting at the airport (look for a sign "Polonia"), group transfer to Norilsk.

    Departure to Talnakh, check-in at the Talnakh Hotel (DBL).

    Lunch. 

    Excursion to the Museum of the History of the Norilsk Industrial District.

    Sightseeing tour of Norilsk.

    Return to the hotel.

    Dinner.

  • Day 2 — Dudinka

    Early breakfast. 

    Leaving the hotel.

    Excursion to the waterfall "Red Stones". 

    In the foothills of the Putorana Plateau, not far from Norilsk, there is the Red Stones Gorge. 

    The waterfall that adorns the gorge is small compared to such waterfalls of the Putorana Plateau as Big Kureysky, Grandiose, waterfalls on the Oran or Kanda rivers. But it also delights travelers, especially those who are inexperienced with northern beauties. 

    Water in a ringing cascade descends along several rocky ledges and flows into a clear lake up to 9 m deep.

    Lunch. 

    Departure to Dudinka. Accommodation at the hotel in Dudinka.

    Sightseeing tour of Dudinka –  the coldest (rarely, but it happens to -57 ° Celsius) and the northernmost (69 ° 21' N) city on the planet. 

    Dinner.

  • Day 3 — The "Taimyr Museum of Local Lore"

    Breakfast.

    Leaving the hotel.

    Excursion to the "Taimyr Museum of Local Lore".

    Transfer to the passenger pier.

    Boarding on a scheduled passenger ship, accommodation in double first-class cabins (there are 2 soft sofas in the cabin, a wardrobe, a washbasin).

    Departure at 12:00 from the river port of Dudinka.

    Dinner.

    Boat excursion.

    Information along the route.

    Dinner.

    Night stop in Igarka.

  • Day 4 — Crossing the Arctic Circle

    Crossing the Arctic Circle (Kureika River) in the morning.

    Breakfast.

    Free time.

    Lunch.

    Activities in the reading room.

    Dinner.

    Stop in Turukhansk. Here you will see the right tributary of the Yenisei – the Lower Tunguska.

  • Day 5 — The village of Verkhneimbatsk, stop on the water near the village of Bakhta and in the village of Bor

    Breakfast.

    Free time.

    Lunch.

    Passing by the village of Verkhneimbatsk.

    Dinner.

    Stop on the water near the village of Bakhta, named after the right tributary of the Yenisei river. 

    At night, stop in the village of Bor, here we pass another third largest tributary – Podkamennaya Tunguska.

    This is a rapids river, characterized by a peculiar wild beauty.

    Its length is 1865 kilometers.

  • Day 6 — The Osinov system

    At 30 meters from the side of the ship we observe the island “Monastyrsky” which contains many legends and mysteries of the past.

    Further, the rocky islands of Korablik and Barochka suddenly appear in front of us, as its come from a haze.

    Breakfast.

    Stop at the Vorogovo village.

    Lunch.

    Stop at the Yartsevo village which is located in the middle reaches of the Yenisei River, between two large left tributaries: the rivers Kas and Sym.

    A local market is also organized by the arrival of the ship.

    Dinner.

  • Day 7 — Yeniseisk

    Breakfast.

    Arrival in Yeniseisk.

    Accommodation in the hotel "Yeniseiskaya" in double and triple rooms.

    Dinner.

    Excursion to the Yenisei Museum of Local Lore.

    Sightseeing tour of the city of Yeniseisk. 

    The city of Yeniseisk is called “an open-air museum” because urban development includes 94 architectural monuments.

    Dinner at the hotel.

  • Day 8 — Yeniseisk

    Breakfast.

    We continue of a sightseeing tour of the city of Yeniseisk.

    Visiting the Yenisei Monastery of the Transfiguration of the Savior, the Church of the Resurrection, the Church of the Life-Giving Trinity, the Tatar mosque, as well as the Cossack gymnasium.

    Lunch at the hotel.

    Excursion to Monastyrskoye Lake.

    Great place to relax and swim.

    Dinner at the hotel.

  • Day 9 — The private Planer Museum

    Breakfast.

    Excursion to the private Planer Museum. That is the only collection of planes that is listed in the Guinness Book of Records.

    Departure by tourist bus to the Strelka — the place where the Angara flows into the Yenisei.

    Picnic lunch with the nature.

    Departure to Krasnoyarsk by tourist bus.

    Accommodation in the hotel "Krasnoyarsk" in double rooms.

    Dinner at the hotel.

  • Day 10 — Krasnoyarsk

    Breakfast.

    Sightseeing tour of Krasnoyarsk.

    Excursion to the steamship-museum St. Nicholas.

    Dinner.

    Excursion to the Krasnoyarsk hydroelectric power station, the observation deck over the Yenisei "Tsar-fish", the embankment of the city of Divnogorsk.

    Excursion to the village of Ovsyanka with a visit to the memorial complex of V.P. Astafiev.

    Return to the hotel.

    Dinner.

  • Day 11 — Krasnoyarsk Pillars

    Breakfast.

    Excursion to the national park “Krasnoyarsk Pillars”. The main attraction of the park are the rocks.

    The common name for all rocks is “Pillars”, although all rocks and even some stones have their own names.

    Return to the hotel "Krasnoyarsk".

    Lunch.

    Free time.

    Dinner.

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  • Day 12 — Departure

    Breakfast.

    Leaving the hotel.

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Hotel
    7 nights
Comfort
Midscale

Single/double accommodation on board in a class I cabin, double and triple accommodation in hotels are included in the tour price.

The cruise is on board of Motor ship "V. Chkalov" on:

30.06.2022–11.07.2022;

25.07.2022–05.08.2022.

Three-deck motor ship of project 588 (class of the River Register is "O"), the ship is built in Germany in 1953.

Passenger capacity is 260 people. The ship's cabins are divided into 3 classes and suites. The deluxe cabins are located on the boat deck. Class 1 and 2 cabins are located on the boat and middle decks. The ship is equipped with soft beds and wash basins with hot and cold water. Class 3 cabins are located on the main and lower decks.

Showers are located on the middle and main decks. Toilet cabins on all decks. 

2 restaurants (on the boat deck and on the main deck), music salon, reading room, cinema hall are on board.

The cruise is on board of Motor ship "A. Matrosov" on:

01.08.2022–12.08.2022.

Three-deck ship 588 project. The ship is built in Germany in 1954, entered the Yenisei the same year, and since 1954 has been operating on the Krasnoyarsk-Dudinka, Norilsk-Dudinka-Krasnoyarsk lines. Speed ​​- 23 km / h, passenger capacity is 250 people.

Cabins on the ship are without amenities (except of luxury cabins), 

There are only a small closet, a bed, a sink with hot and cold water in some cabins. A shower and a toilet are located on the deck. To charge electrical appliances, it is advisable to have your own extension cord with sockets.

Three meals a day are provided in 2 restaurants: on the main and upper decks. There is also a bar on the ship, the menu of which includes alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks and snacks.

You can spend time with family and friends not only on the deck, but also in the salons on the middle deck: in the reading room and in the music room. There is no entertainment program on board.

Supplement for single occupancy in:

  • Hotel "Talnakh" (1 night) ‒ RUB 2,500 per person;
  • Krasnoyarsk (3 nights) ‒ RUB 3,700 per person;
  • Dudinka (1 night) ‒ RUB 1,200 per person.
    Talnakh
    1 nights
    Hotel in Dudinka
    1 nights
    Yeniseiskaya
    2 nights
    Krasnoyarsk
    3 nights

    Important to know

    • Are plane tickets included in the tour price?
    • Is insurance included in the tour price?
    • Features of the tour for foreign citizens

    Yenisei cruise. Siberia

    Duration
    12 days
    11 nights
    Group
    Up to people
    Complexity
    Without exercise
    Group meet at
    Russia, Krasnoyarsk Territory, Norilsk

    Included in price

    • transfers according to the program;
    • 3 meals a day;
    • single/double accommodation on the ship in a class I cabin;
    • double/triple accommodation in hotels;
    • excursion program;
    • entrance tickets to museums.

    Paid extra

    • plane and train tickets to Norilsk and back;
    • surcharge for non-citizens of the Russian Federation for entry into the territory of the Arctic ‒ RUB 4,000 per person;
    • transfer from the hotel "Krasnoyarsk" to the airport "Krasnoyarsk", railway station;
    • insurance;
    • guide-interpreter for foreign tourists who do not know Russian.
    1 834 €
    What’s included in the price? Submit request
    Duration
    12 days
    11 nights
    Dates
    • group dates
      • 30 Jun – 11 Jul
      • 25 Jul – 5 Aug
      • 1 Aug – 12 Aug
    Complexity
    Without exercise
    Accommodation
    • Hotel
      7 nights
    Comfort
    Midscale
    Group meet at
    Russia, Krasnoyarsk Territory, Norilsk
    The most profitable tickets to Russia

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      • 1 Aug – 12 Aug
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