We are happy to announce a unique programme throughout which you will experience complete immersion into the ethnographic environment of the small peoples of the North – our Yamal tour!
Everybody is sure to find something to their liking to take away deep in the heart. Yamal is a unique and absolutely different Russia, it will change all the images and stereotypes of the country you might already have!
Join us, and we guarantee an unforgettable experience!

Itinerary

Salekhard — camping grounds of reindeer herdsman — Aksarka village — Salekhard

You will become an eyewitness of the following:
• Huge herds of breathtaking reindeer;
• Fantastic landscapes of High Arctic tundra;
• Life of reindeer herders, their national customs and rituals;
• Sincere and benevolent representatives of the small people of the North;
• Northern lights (Aurora Borealis) (if lucky with the weather)
• Main festival of the North — Reindeer Herders Day!

Day 1:
Meeting at the airport in Salekhard. Transfer to hotel. Meeting of the group in the hotel. Dinner and getting acquainted.
Night in the hotel. Meals: dinner

Day 2:
Breakfast in the hotel.
Salekhard tour (city monuments, stela on the 66 parallel, ethnographic museum named after I.S. Shimanovsky, Obdorsky Ostrog (jail), etc.); lunch.
Transfer (Salekhard — camping grounds of reindeer herdsman) 58 km.
Accommodation in the chum (reindeer skin tent). Supper. Getting acquainted with the hosts (Khanty).
Night in the chum. Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner

Stela «66 Parallel» is the symbol of the geographic uniqueness of Salekhard as it marks the place where the Arctic circle crosses the town: 66 degrees 33 minutes North latitude.
Museum named after I.S. Shimanovsky is an excellent exhibition complex, which gives an idea of the life and history of the Northern peoples. Among the most valuable and unique exhibits there are a mummy of a medieval warrior, mammoth Lyuba, discovered in 2007 by reindeer herder Yuri Khudi on the Yuribey river, the skeleton of Mongochensky mammoth, shamanic ritual items and many other amazing items…
Obdorsky Ostrog (jail) is a modern historical and cultural complex, completely repeating the appearance of the ancient fortress. The jail was built following an ancient technology without a single nail. Ostrog marked the beginning of modern Salekhard and at the time of its foundation it was the furthest to the North in Siberia.

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Day 3:
Breakfast in the chum (national cuisine);
Snowmobiles ride to the reindeer pasture (catching-arcan of deer, deer harnessing, riding on a reindeer sleighs, free movement – photography);
Lunch in the chum (national cuisine);
Introduction into the traditions and life of reindeer herders;
Dinner in the chum (national cuisine);
Night in the chum. Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 4:
Breakfast in the chum (national cuisine)
Riding on a reindeer sleighs, workshops in skin dressing and clothes making.
Introduction into the traditions and life of reindeer herders
Free time.
Night in the chum. Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 5:
Breakfast. Transfer from camping grounds of reindeer herdsman to Salekhard. Free time.
Check-in at the hotel. Dinner. Night in the hotel. Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 6:
Breakfast, check-out, transfer to the airport.
End of the tour. Meals: breakfast.

PRICE 85600 rubles per person

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The tour price includes:
1. Accommodation in a 3*-4* hotel in Salekhard in the first and the last nights (double ensuite rooms). Every rooms has a bathroom (toilet, sink, shower), two single beds, bed tables, wardrobe, table, refrigerator, TV, kettle. Meals: dinner, lunch, breakfast;
2. Accommodation in guest chums (reindeer-skin tents);
3. All transfers on the route including rent of snowmobiles «Yamaha» and gasoline;
4. Meals according to the programme;
5. Services of the guides and reindeer herders, firewood, power plant;
6. Insurance

The tour price DOES NOT cover:
1. Transfer to Salekhard and back to the hometown;
2. Personal expenses (alcohol and soft drinks, telephone calls, etc.));
3. Other services not included in the tour.
4. Insurance against non-departure.

Transfer
Salekhard — Aksarka (Yamal) — camping grounds of reindeer herdsman and back – group transfer by a comfortable minibus Ford Transit. Travel time is about 2 hours.

Food
Meals throughout the tour are represented by breakfasts, lunches and dinners on the basis of national cuisine. In some cases, individual adjustment of the menu is possible (for an additional fee).

Accomodation
Hotel 3*-4* in Salekhard (Yamal). Double rooms. The rooms may be female or male only. Guest chums in the camping grounds of reindeer herdsman — 10 people in sleeping bags.

Our tourists are kindly asked to take along:
• Warm windproof hooded jacket/coat;
• Winter boots;
• Warm hat and balaclava;
• Insulated/warm pants;
• Thermal underwear;
• Warm socks;
• Towel;
• Personal care items;
• Sleeping bag with comfort temperature up to -30 (30 below zero)
• Flashlight;
• Lip balm;
• Clothes to wear in the chum;
• Slippers to wear in the chum.

 

 

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