Lena pillars. 2-day tour through Bulgunnyakhtakh

Combined tour — by car and boat. Overnight at a campsite in Batamai village. 

We explore the natural monuments and sights of the Lena River without any haste. On the first evening, we admire the sunset and fish.

The tour is held for individual and combined groups from 1 to 5 people in the period from June 1 to September 30.

Leave a request to find out how many participants are currently in the national team.

Location

Russia, Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), Yakutsk
from
US$ 224
+ tickets to the starting point of the tour
No need to pay now
Duration
2 Days
1 Night
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 5 – 6 Jul
or
Accommodation
  • Camp Site
    1 night
Comfort
  • Basic+
Difficulty
Easy
For any person
Group
Up to 5 people
Minimum age
5 years old
Group meet at
Russia, Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), Yakutsk
Contact the tour coordinator
Weekdays: 8am - 8pm
Weekends: 8am - 7pm (GMT +3)
Or text us in messengers

Tour highlights

Tuculan Sand Dune
The northern desert, consisting of chains of waving sand dunes. Tukulans are rightfully considered "exotic Yakut nature"
Lena Pillars
A remarkable natural monument, outcrops of bizarre rocks of Cambrian limestone

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Toyon-Ary Waterfalls, Ulakhaan-Ana petroglyph, Lena Pillars National Park

    08:00 Departure from the hotel in Yakutsk.

    At the exit from the city, there is a stop at a grocery store for the purchase of food and drinks.

    08:30-10:30 Transfer to the village of Bulgunnyakhtakh by car, 111 km, along an asphalt and partially paved road.

    11:00 Transfer to the boat.

    The beginning of a river walk along the Lena River to the Lena pillars.

    The distance, including arrivals, is 90 km.

    Stop at Toyon-Ary waterfalls, Ulakhaan-Ana petroglyph.

    Inspection of grottoes and petroglyphs of the Elan rocks, the first ridge of outliers (pillars) on the west bank of the river after the village of Elanka.

    Check-in to the Keteme taiga river with stone banks (possible on high water, usually in June) to explore the cave.

    Arrival at the Lena Pillars National Park by ±13:30.

    Free time on the territory of the Lena Pillars Park with an ascent to the observation deck along a 2-km equipped trail with intermediate zones for short-term rest.

    Lunch time (not included in the price).

    Transfer to the campsite in Batamai village, 3 km. It is located opposite the Lena pillars.

    Accommodation in guest houses (2 people each).

    Vacation on a sandy island (if available). With elements of fishing.

    Evening drive along the Lena pillars at sunset.

    Time for dinner (not included in the price).

    Rest.

    1 more photos
  • Day 2 - Fishing, Tuculan dune, OrtotDoydu Zoo, bisonarium. Departure
Difficulty
For any person

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Camp Site
    1 night
Comfort
  • Basic+

The cost of the excursion program for 1 person, depending on the size of the group:

  • 5 people — 19,900 rubles/person;
  • 4 people — 23,000 rubles/person;
  • 3 people — 29,000 rubles/person;
  • 2 people — 42,000 rubles/person;
  • 1 person — 79,000 rubles/person.

An additional fee is paid for accommodation at the recreation center in Batamai village, 1 day. 
To choose from: 

  • DBL Deluxe room at the Lena Pillars campsite in the main building (WC/shower inside), 1-2 people, according to 15 000 – 16 000 rub . per day;
  • DBL Deluxe room at the Lena Pillars campsite in the Panorama building (WC/shower inside), 1-2 people, 10,000 rubles each. per day;
Campsite "Lena pillars" or Batamai Village Camp Site 1 night
Campsite "Lena pillars"

The campsite is located in the village of Batamai opposite the Lena pillars.

Heated. 

With shower and toilet inside the rooms.

DBL and TWIN rooms are available.

10 more photos
Another option
Batamai Village Camp Site

The recreation center "Batamai Village" is located on the banks of the Lena River, opposite the Lena Pillars. 

Summer houses, with stove heating, electricity, two or three beds each. A separate room for meals (dining room). An area with washbasins. The toilet is outdoor. Bathhouse. Pavilion.

The houses themselves are small in size. We have a heat wave in July. It can be up to +40C. The oven is usually heated in early June and in August, when the first frosts come. The stove is heated by the administrator, but so is the guide. At the Batamai Village campsite, electricity from generators is turned off at night.

6 more photos

Tour conditions

Group
up to 5 tourists
Minimum age
5 years old
Duration
2 days 1 night
Group meets at
Russia, Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), Yakutsk

Included in price

  • transfer by 1 car on the route Yakutsk — Bulgunnyakhtakh and Bulgunnyakhtakh — Yakutsk (according to the program);
  • transfer by 1 boat (closed, with rescue equipment) on the route Bulgunnyakhtakh — Lena pillars — Bulgunnyakhtakh (according to the program);
  • excursion program during the river program (except for the Lena Pillars Park);
  • entrance tickets to the territory of the Lena Pillars Park, the Tukulany protected area, the forest bison nursery.

Paid extra

  • flights to Yakutsk and back;
  • nutrition:
    • at the exit from the city, a stop is made at a grocery store to purchase food;
    • There is a restaurant on the territory of the Lena Pillars base;
  • Russian wood—burning sauna on the territory of the Batamai Village campsite (2 hours) - 5,000 rubles.;
  • entrance tickets to the Orto Doydu zoo — 500 rubles.;
  • accommodation at the recreation center in Batamai village (1 day):
    • DBL Deluxe room at the Lena Pillars campsite in the main building (WC/shower inside), 1-2 people, according to 15 000 – 16 000 rub . per day;
    • DBL Deluxe room at the Lena Pillars campsite in the Panorama building (WC/shower inside), 1-2 people, 10,000 rubles each. per day;
  • services of a tour guide (historian-archaeologist / guide-translator).

It's important to know

Personal equipment you need for the tour
  • Windproof jackets, warm sweaters/sweaters/blankets (for staying on the river);
  • Trousers are closed (for staying on the river and climbing to the observation deck of the Lena Pillars Park);
  • Shoes with hard soles (the shore in the park is rocky);
  • Anti–masking ointments, masks (for going out into the forest, climbing to the observation deck of the park - relevant in June and July);
  • A SIM card from the MTS operator for calls and Internet access (EDGE/3G) from the park.

Attention! Free Wi-Fi is available in the park.

Are tickets included in the price of the tour?
Is insurance included in the price of the tour?
What are the features of the tour?

Dates and Prices

  • Individual dates available on request
    1 Jun – 30 Sep
    Submit request
    No need to pay now
  • from US$ 224
    5 – 6 Jul 2 days 1 night
    Submit request
    No need to pay now
from
US$ 224
Submit request