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Reindeer Nomading in Kolyma


Period activity: April, 1 – May, 15
Group size: from 1 till 6 persons
Duration of tour: 10 day/9nights


Day 1, Monday
Arrival Yakutsk, transfer airport – hotel, Check-in and rest in Polar Star Hotel****
(4 star Hotel, Standart rooms 24-27 sq.m, cable TV, minibar, individual safe, direct international phone, bath, hair-drier, bathrobe, etc.)
Breakfast, free time
Lunch in Tygyn Darkhan restaurant with national cuisine
Trying on winter boots “valenki”, checking winter clothes by local guide
Permafrost Insitute
Mammoth Museum
Dinner in national complex
Overnight in Polar Star Hotel

Day 2, Tuesday
Breakfast
Transfer in airport, 20 min
Yakutsk – Zyryanka flight  (AN-24 plane)
From airport departure to Utaya place by passenger truck, 150 km/7 hours
Acquaintance with guides, equipment check, instruction
Overnight in wooden houses

Day 3, Wednesday
Departure to “Nikolay Gromov” reindeer herd camp. 25 km for 3 hours.
Overnight in warm tents

Day 4, Thursday
Trip to “Khaldynya” reindeer herders camp. 55 km for 8 hours with stop for rest and lunch.
Overnight in wooden houses.

Day 5, Friday
Trip to upper “Grozny” river. 45 km for 8 hours with stop for rest and lunch.
Overnight in warm tents.

Day 6, Saturday
Trip to “Semyon Sleptsov herd” reindeer herders camp. 40 km for 8 hours with stopd for rest and lunch.
Overnight in reindeers tents.

Day 7, Sunday
In the morning departure to Utaya for 2 hours.
After lunch reindeer sledges race competition.
Folk concert with dinner.
Overnight in wooden houses.

Day 8, Monday
Departure from Utaya to Zyryanka.
Overnight in Zyryanka.

Day 9, Tuesday
Departure by plane AN-24 Zyryanka – Yakutsk  (2,5 hrs)
Transfer airport – hotel.
Dinner in hotel.
Overnight in Polar Star Hotel

Day 10, Wednesday
Transfer to airport.
Departure Yakutsk – Moscow (Vnukovo) flight YAK 477