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Day Schedule


➤Early transfer to Yakutsk Airport

➤Flight Yakutsk to Batagai, it takes 1 hour 50 minutes

➤Arrival in Batagaу Airport at midnight

➤Transfer to the town

➤Accommodation in a guest house

➤Evening at leisure

The Yakuts

The Yakuts, also known as the Sakha people, migrated to the area during the 13th and 14th centuries from other parts of Siberia. When they arrived they mixed with other indigenous Siberians in the area. The Russian settlement of Yakutsk was founded in 1632 as an ostrog (fortress) by Pyotr Beketov. In 1639, it became the centre of a voyevodstvo. The Voyevoda of Yakutsk soon became the most important Russian official in the region and directed expansion to the east and south. Yakutsk did not grow into a city until the discovery of large reserves of gold and other minerals in the 1880s and 1890s.

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