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Arctic Cruise on a Great Siberian River

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In this tour we will set out on a quest to conquer the Polar Circle – and only the strongest will make it! We will visit national parks and local settlements, get an insight into hard life of local people, and walk over an incredibly cold glacier.

In this tour we will:

  • go beyond the Polar Circle and walk on the coastline of the Arctic Ocean;
  • see Aurora borealis with our own eyes;
  • learn why Canadian buffalos live in a Yakutia wildlife sanctuary;
  • meet a real shaman.
2 583 €
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Duration
14 days
13 nights
Dates
  • group dates
    • 4 Jul – 17 Jul
    • 23 Jul – 5 Aug
    • 12 Aug – 25 Aug
    • 26 Aug – 8 Sep
Complexity
Without exercise
Accommodation
  • Cabin
    13 nights
Comfort
Improved
Group
Up to 40 people
Group meet at
Yakutsk
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Route

  • Day 1 — Yakutsk

    Transfer from the airport starts at 8:00 am.

    Checking-in on board of the motor vessel starts on 10:00 am.

    After lunch you will have free time to walk in the city. We will depart at 7:00 pm.

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  • Day 2 — Lena Pillars

    We will visit Lena Pillars, a famous Russian national park listed as UNESCO World Heritage. We will participate in a national welcome ritual and climb to a viewing point listening to guide’s stories. We will take beautiful pictures and then rest at the river bank after such an eventful day.     

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  • Day 3 — Buotama

    We will walk to “Ust-Buotama” Buffalo Park. A local guide will tell us everything about local flora and fauna and share interesting facts about inhabitants of the park.  

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  • Day 4 — On board

    This will be a relaxed trip but we will hardly get bored – the day on board promises to be eventful. We will have lectures and watch films about Yakutia. Furthermore, you will be able to visit various mater classes.

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  • Day 5 — Zhigansk

    We will start this day with ferrying, and then meet a local shaman (a real one, indeed!) who will perform an Evenki welcome ritual at the bank. After that we will walk to the centre of the settlement where indigenous villagers live by hunting and fishing. Furthermore, we will visit a folklore concert organized by grateful local villagers. You will be able to buy souvenirs and go to a small local history museum and an orthodox church.   

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  • Day 6 — Kyusyur

    We will move to a settlement located beyond the Polar Circle. We will walk to a local recreation centre and get an insight into local life. In the evening we will visit a folklore concert and an exhibition of souvenirs. You will also have an opportunity to walk over the city independently.

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  • Day 7 — Tiksi (Neelovo)

    At long last we will arrive at the seaside of the Laptev Sea! Transfer by buses.

    We will stop by the famous “Tiski” sign which is covered with snow for most of the year (but of course we will be lucky to see it!).

    We will visit a welcome ceremony and a purification rite and set on an intriguing excursion named the “Southern Coastline of the Laptev Sea”. We will also watch a short film about Tiksi, listen to a welcoming speech and watch a performance.

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  • Day 8 — Tit-Ary

    A local guide will meet us as we arrive at the island. The guide will lead us to a real glacier and tell everything about it. After that we will try local shockfrozen fish.

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  • Day 9 — On board

    We will spend the day on the board. The day promises to be eventful we will have lectures and watch films about Yakutia. Furthermore, you will be able to visit various mater classes.

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  • Day 10 — Polar Circle (or Utiny Island)

    We will stop by the “POLAR CIRCLE” sign. You will have free time to walk at the seaside, go fishing or try local fish soup.

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  • Day 11 — On Board

    Leisure time and entertainment on board.

  • Day 12 — Free tome on the shore of the River Lena

    Green stop. You will come ashore and have free time at the seaside to try shashlyk and sit by a parting Friendship Fire.

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  • Day 13 — Sottintsy

    Transfer by buses and microbuses to “Druzhba” Historical and Architectural OpenAir Museum. We will walk over the museum with an attending guide. After that you will have enough time to visit souvenir shops and rest at the riverside.

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  • Day 14 — Yakutsk

    Breakfast. Transfer to the airport

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Cabin
    13 nights
Comfort
Improved

MIKHAIL SVETLOV boat

Passenger capacity: 210 people

SUN DESK

BOAT DECK

MAIN DECK

Suite (Cabin 308)

*With an additional air conditioning system

1. Sun Deck

4. Cinema Hall

3. Lounge Bar

4. Bow Lounge

5. Restaurant

6. Hairdresser’s Shop

7. Sauna

8. Medical Office

9. Smoking Area

Junior Suit

*With an additional air conditioning system

Cabins 106-113 and 200-210 are equipped with TV-sets (satellite TV)

Cabins 100-105; 114-137; and 211-234 have connectors to connect to the on-board satellite TV system

All cabins are connected to the common air conditioning system

Cabins 106-113, and 200, 201 and 209 are equipped with fridges

Single cabins

*With an extra bed

Double cabin

*With an additional air conditioning system

Triple cabins

Quadruple cabins

Prices for cabins

Cruise type

CABIN TYPE

Cabin

Quadruple cabin

Triple/Double cabin

Single cabin with an extra bed

Junior suite

Suite

Number

20

34

6

8

2

Occupancy

Quadruple occupancy

Triple occupancy

Double occupancy

Triple occupancy

Double occupancy

Single occupancy

Double occupancy

Single occupancy

Double occupancy

Single occupancy

Double occupancy

Cost per cabin (Euro)

5660

5250

4840

5150

4840

3500

3910

2880

5350

3770

7000

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Arctic Cruise on a Great Siberian River

Duration
14 days
13 nights
Group
Up to 40 people
Complexity
Without exercise
Group meet at
Yakutsk

Included in price

  1. Transfers provided in the program;
  2. Accomodation according to the selected type of the cabin;
  3. Full board catering;
  4. Excursions;
  5. On board entertainment;
  6. Entertainment at stops.

Paid extra

  1. Transfer to Yakutsk and back;
  2. Accommodation in Yakutsk before and after the tour dates;
  3. Catering which is not provided in the tour program;
  4. Alcohol;
  5. Laundry services.
2 583 €
Early Booking
What’s included in the price? Submit request
Duration
14 days
13 nights
Dates
  • group dates
    • 4 Jul – 17 Jul
    • 23 Jul – 5 Aug
    • 12 Aug – 25 Aug
    • 26 Aug – 8 Sep
Complexity
Without exercise
Accommodation
  • Cabin
    13 nights
Comfort
Improved
Group
Up to 40 people
Group meet at
Yakutsk
The most profitable tickets to Russia

Search for tickets of all airlines on BigCountry.Travel together with Jetradar!

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2 583 €
Early Booking
What’s included in the price? Submit request
Duration
14 days
13 nights
Dates
  • group dates
    • 4 Jul – 17 Jul
    • 23 Jul – 5 Aug
    • 12 Aug – 25 Aug
    • 26 Aug – 8 Sep
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