The spirit of the North. Trails of the Suntar Hayata Range

The route is characterized by a variety of natural landscapes of Yakutia: mountain rivers, ice, lakes, mountain valleys, alpine meadows, canyons, rocks... 

There are many wild animals here: snow sheep, giant moose, musk deer. On the route, you can meet nomadic reindeer herding families and get to know their way of life. 

In June, the mountains come alive with colorful colors, and the rare Ammosov sailboat butterfly, found only here, begins to fly.

The route schedule is designed in such a way that a tourist can, without bothering to travel long distances, get to know the area better and spend more time contemplating the beauty of the Yakut mountains. The itinerary includes two days of rest.

Location

Russia, Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), Yakutsk
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Duration
14 Days
13 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
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Accommodation
  • Tent
    13 nights
Comfort
  • Basic
Difficulty
Challenging
Does not require special skills, but tourists must be physically fit: expeditions, long rafting, etc.
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

Yakut fishing
Let's go fishing and try real Yakut cuisine
Hiking romance
We will feel the real atmosphere of the hike, we will meet incredible sunrises and sunsets
The splendor of the Yakut Mountains
Let's immerse ourselves in the atmosphere of spring in the mountains, when blooming fields, picturesque rivers and high ice create incredible pictures
Meetings with reindeer herders' families
Get to know the life and traditions of nomadic reindeer herding families who have adapted to life in these places over the millennia
Wild animals
Due to the distance from the hunting grounds, there are many wild animals watching tourists with interest: snow sheep, giant moose, musk deer

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Transfer to the Vostochnaya weather station

    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.

    A road begins from the village of Khandygi, which was built by GULAG prisoners in the 40s of the XX century. During these years, camps were located along the road every 20-30 km, which were subsequently liquidated after Stalin's death.

    The route passes through the Tomporuksky, Rocky Mountains and Suntar Khayata ranges. On the way, stops in picturesque places for photography.

    Upon arrival in the area of the weather station located on the watershed of the Lena and Indigirka river basins, campsite, dinner, overnight.

    • Route length: 674 km
  • Day 2 - The transition to Lake.Tuneride
  • Day 3 - Crossing to the Nekuchan river
  • Day 4 - Up the Necuchan
  • Day 5 - The day
  • Day 6 - Uncuchan
  • Day 7 - Mount Harchan, 2,351 m
  • Day 8 - Descent from the pass along the Amkynya river
  • Day 9 - Amkynya-lake
  • Day 10 - The day
  • Day 11 - Detkan Lake-Neyakan
  • Day 12 - Neyakan-Surek
  • Day 13 - Surek-Vostochnaya weather station
  • Day 14 - To Yakutsk
Difficulty
Does not require special skills, but tourists must be physically fit: expeditions, long rafting, etc.

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Tent
    13 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 13 nights

Tour conditions

Group
up to 9 tourists
Minimum age
18 years old
Duration
14 days 13 nights
Group meets at
Russia, Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), Yakutsk

Included in price

  • booking, organizing, conducting a tour;
  • meeting at the airport on the day of the tour start;
  • all transfers related to the organization and conduct of the tour;
  • the cost of camping food products;
  • provision of camping equipment;
  • the services of an instructor-guide;
  • financial liability insurance;
  • accident insurance;
  • registration of the campaign with the Rescue Service of the RS (Ya).

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;
  • everything that is not included in the price of the tour.

It's important to know

Personal equipment you need for the tour
  • a backpack of at least 85 liters;
  • hob's seat;

Shoes:

  • wading boots/over-the-knee boots/vader boots;
  • trekking boots;
  • camp shoes;

Clothes:

  • headdress;
  • raincoat;
  • windbreaker/windbreaker;
  • a warm down jacket (for the evening);
  • fleece/warm jacket;
  • thermal underwear (for sleeping);
  • socks are warm/thin;
  • long sleeve shirt from the sun;
  • T-shirts/T-shirts;
  • pants.

Personal items:

  • mug, spoon, bowl;
  • thermos 1 liter;
  • insect repellent (mosquitoes, midges);
  • insect bites remedy (mosquitoes, midges);
  • SPF cream (50-100);
  • individual first aid kit;
  • personal hygiene (toilet paper, soap, paste, brush, towel);
  • paverbank/solar panel;
  • water for the road (1.5-2.0 liters per person);
  • a snack on the road.
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