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New Year at the Pole of Cold

Tour Type: Group TourSeason: December - FebruaryDuration: 12 daysGroup tour dates: 07 Jan 2020 - 18 Jan 2020 05 Jan 2021 - 16 Jan 2021 Cities: Yakutsk Batagaу Verkhoyansk Batagaу Khandyga Oymyakon Khandyga Yakutsk Grade: ModerateConsider some walking (about 2 hours per day).Rate from $3,387 USD per personSingle Supplement: $268 USD

Real Winter. Real Russia. Visit Oymyakon, the coldest permanently inhabited locales on Earth, when Yakutsk itself is the coldest major city in the world. More records? Verkhoyansk holds the Guinness world record for the greatest temperature range on Earth. Indigenous cultures, homestay and once-in-a-lifetime experience awaits!

  • Siberian winter & Yakutia local cultures

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Dates & rates

Dates & rates

RATE PER PERSON IN SINGLE ROOM: $0 USD
RATE PER PERSON IN DOUBLE ROOM: $0 USD
RATE PER PERSON IN TRIPLE ROOM: $0 USD
Rate from: $3,387 USD

Inclusions

Accommodation

  • 5 nights in Yakutsk hotel with breakfast included (1 night with early check-in) // 2 nights in Guest house in Batagay // 2 nights in apartment hotel in Khandyga // 2 nights in country guest house in Oymyakon

Meals

  • 6 lunches // 4 dinners // 7 breakfasts // Workshop + early dinner at restaurant

Transportation

  • Flights according to the itinerary
  • Meet & greet at the airports/train stations
  • Private return airport/train station transfers
  • Transportation on tours as per program

Sightseeing

  • Yakutsk half day (4 hours) guided tour: сity sightseeing, visits to the frozen ships at river port, fish market // Batagaу and Verkhoyansk full day (8 hours) guided tour: city sightseeing, horse farm
  • Yakutsk full day (8 hours) guided tour: the Atlasovs' ethnocomplex, national purification and blessing ceremony, the "Kingdom of Permafrost" ice tunnel complex, dog sledding on the lake and snowmobile rides to the view deck on the Chochur Muran hill
  • Yakutia sights full day (8 hours) guided tour: Khandyga, ice crossing through Lena River from Yakutsk to Nizhny Bestyakh with a photo session on ice, ice crossing through the Aldan River, national meal cooking workshop (milk-based)
  • Yakutia sights full day (8 hours) guided tour: Tyoply Klyuch, journey to Kyubyuma through mountain passes of the Verkhoyansk ridges, Tomtor // Lena Pillars Nature Park full day (8 hours) guided tour
  • Oymyakon full day (8 hours) guided tour: visiting the monument “Pole of cold” with obtaining the certificate; photo session with fairy tale character Chyskhaan, the Keeper of cold; subglacial fishing; the local historical and architectural museum

Entrance tickets & visas

  • Entry tickets to museum in Verkhoyansk and the horse farm // Entry tickets to the Atlasovs', Kingdom of Permafrost, sled dog activity and snowmobiling // Entry tickets to Lena Pillars Nature Park
  • Entry tickets to the local historical and architectural museum under the open sky // Entry tickets to Cherkekh outdoor museum
  • Russian Visa supporting documents, including an official visa invitation letter, and step-by-step guides on how to apply for your visa

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  • Maximum group size 22 people
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