"Summer at the Pole of Cold." To the waterfalls of Oymyakon

Did you know that there are such mountains and waterfalls at the Pole of Cold? We are sure that by taking part in these hikes, you will experience only the best emotions!

Tour to the Oymyakon mountains. The tour consists of several light hikes. All-terrain vehicles are used for tourist transfers.

During the route, tourists will visit powerful waterfalls and extensive ice, as well as go on a two-day hike along the valley of the Vodopadny River or to the Munil reindeer herders' base.

Location

Russia, Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), Yakutsk
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Duration
11 Days
10 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 16 – 26 Jul
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Accommodation
  • Tent
    10 nights
Comfort
  • Basic
Difficulty
Moderate
Low physical intensity for amateurs and non-experienced travelers
Group
Up to 9 people
Minimum age
18 years old
Group meet at
Russia, Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), Yakutsk
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Weekends: 8am - 7pm (GMT +3)
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Tour highlights

Picturesque nature
We will see the Tomporuksky ranges, Rocky Mountains and Suntar Khayata, Khorotu Lake, the Suntar River basin, Malli Waterfall and other fascinating places
Altai Chukkui Reindeer Breeding Base
This site is rich in views of high mountains with snow-white peaks and is the main base for reindeer herding teams
Malli Waterfall
A powerful waterfall with a height of 28 meters, this area was previously the bottom of the sea and here you can find the remains of an ancient living world
Fishing
In the Aldan River, it is possible to catch perch and pike by spinning, and in Lake Esely there is a large pike, burbot

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Transfer to the Aldan river

    06:00 Pick-up and departure from the stop "Academic Russian Drama Theater", Lenin Avenue, 21.

    The route runs along the famous Kolyma highway.

    There are two ferry crossings across the Lena River (15 km) and Aldan River (1.5 km) on the way.

    This part of the road is rich in sculptures that are located along the highway — this is a sculpture to the hero of the Yakut epic hero Nyurgun Botur, the sculpture "Collection of Birds" and others.

    After crossing the Aldan River, camp for the night on the banks of the Aldan River channel. Fishing enthusiasts have the opportunity to catch perch and pike on spinning.

    Dinner (cooking dishes starting from this time by the tourists themselves through the "instructor is always there" duty). 

    Overnight in tents.

    The length of the car route is 400 km, 12 hours on the way.

  • Day 2 - Transfer to Khoroto Lake (on the Uluu map)
  • Day 3 - Transfer by all-terrain vehicle to Lake Eseleh
  • Day 4 - Transfer to the Altai Chukkui reindeer breeding base
  • Day 5 - Hiking to the waterfall of the Malli river (Naledny river)
  • Day 6 - Two-day hike through the valley of the Waterfall river / Munil reindeer herders base and free time
  • Day 7 - Two-day hike through the valley of the Waterfall river / Munil reindeer herders base and free time
  • Day 8 - Hiking to the waterfalls of the Munil river
  • Day 9 - Transfer to the Ugammyt river
  • Day 10 - Transfer to Lake Khoroto
  • Day 11 - Transfer to Yakutsk
Difficulty
Low physical intensity for amateurs and non-experienced travelers
Tour organizer's comments

The route is not categorical, but it requires good physical fitness from the tourist.

Since the area of the tour is located in a place very far from populated areas, before the tour, if there are doubts about your health, you must definitely get a doctor's permit.

Daily pedestrian crossings are, on average, 12-15 kilometers, with fords through mountain streams.

The length of the route on an all-terrain vehicle: 185 km.

The length of the hiking route (three separate day trips light): 40 km.

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Tent
    10 nights
Comfort
  • Basic

The tour provides accommodation in headscarves (from 1-bed to 4-bed).

The group is equipped with all necessary camping equipment: campfire accessories, tents, sleeping bags, mats, awnings, ropes, satellite phone.

Tent 10 nights

Tour conditions

Group
up to 9 tourists
Minimum age
18 years old
Duration
11 days 10 nights
Group meets at
Russia, Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), Yakutsk

Included in price

  • meeting at the airport on the day of the tour start;
  • all transfers related to the tour and the tour;
  • accident insurance in the insurance company JSC "DalzHASO", Khabarovsk;
  • financial liability insurance of the tour operator in the insurance company JSC "DalzHASO", Khabarovsk;
  • the cost of camping food products;
  • the services of an instructor-guide;
  • provision of camping equipment (backpacks, tents, sleeping bags, mats, campfire equipment, campfire utensils).

The group is equipped with all necessary hiking equipment.

Paid extra

  • flights to Yakutsk and back;
  • meeting and transfer to the hotel, if the arrival is not on the day of departure for the tour;
  • transfer from the hotel to the airport;
  • meals at roadside cafes during the transfer to the starting point of the hike;
  • rent of waders (for the entire period of the hike) — 1500 rubles.;
  • an additional place in the tent is 5000 rubles.;
  • rent of an additional mat (foam) — 500 rubles.;
  • cook services (cooking of camping meals is carried out by tourists themselves through duty — "the instructor is always there");
  • everything that is not included in the price of the tour.

It's important to know

Personal equipment you need for the tour

Clothing and shoes:

  • trekking jacket;
  • storm jacket;
  • raincoat;
  • fleece jacket;
  • trekking trousers;
  • storm trousers;
  • thermal underwear is warm;
  • thin thermal underwear;
  • sports fleece hat;
  • a baseball cap or a panama hat;
  • gloves for tracking;
  • camp gloves (for households. works);
  • socks are warm;
  • tracking socks;
  • waterproof membrane socks;
  • socks are thin;
  • trekking boots for mountain walking;
  • marsh boots;
  • lightweight camp shoes;
  • leggings.

Camping equipment:

  • matches, lighters, ignition products (birch bark, pieces of rubber, etc.);
  • spare batteries, batteries;
  • Charger (Power Bank);
  • individual first aid kit;
  • sun cream;
  • lightweight compact KLMN (mug, spoon, bowl, knife);
  • soft, lightweight hermetic bags for clothes and equipment;
  • plastic bags for small garbage;
  • anti-mosquito, anti-acne creams, gels, aerosol cans;
  • fishing equipment (spinning, float rod, fly fishing rod);
  • assault backpack;
  • the seat;
  • adhesive tape, universal glue;
  • sunglasses;
  • protective equipment against aggressive animals: flare, pepper spray, sound, light, noise means;
  • personal hygiene products (towel, soap, toothpaste, toothbrush, toilet paper);
  • remedies for midges (nets with special impregnation, aerosols, vanillin, cloves);
  • thermos 1 liter.
Are plane tickets included in the price of the tour?

Dates and Prices

  • US$ 1 236
    16 – 26 Jul 11 days 10 nights
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