Yakutsk


Arctic Yakutian Highlights

Highlights: Mammoth graveyards, gulag concentration camp, indigenous Yakut horse herders, trekking to sacred kisilyakh rock pillars, visiting 100-metre deep sinkhole that appeared inexplicably 10 years ago, Lena Pillars UNESCO World Heritage Site, underground permafrost laboratory. Description: guests will be exploring one of the wildest, remotest, least explored parts of the planet: Arctic Yakutia. Yakutia, a province the size of India but with a population of More…


Northern mosaic

THE PROGRAM “NORTHERN MOSAIC” Period : 21-27 June 2016 Group size : 15 PAX max. Day 1 Tu , 21 June 2016 Arrival to Yakutsk. Meeting at the airport Transfer and accommodation at the hotel “Sonata” Breakfast at the hotel . Sightseeing city-tour by bus Visit to the Museum of Regional Studies 14:00 Lunch at More…


“Mammoth hunter”

Many people would like to see where the real mammoths used to live but only few of them know that most of the mammoth bones can be found in Yakutia. The layer of permafrost preserves thousands of unique exemplars incomparable to any others in the world. The Yukagir mammoth found in Yakutia not long ago More…


Lena river trips

Route 1. Yakutsk-Lena Cheeks (to South) Cruise duration – 12 days . (The Program see below) Departure from Yakutsk up the Lena River (see the map). Diring-Yuryakh is a major archaeological site about 60km upriver from Yakutsk. In 1982, evidence of man dating back 1-2 million years was discovered here, putting the site on a More…


The Lena river

The Lena is one of the ten greatest rivers on the planet. Beginning in the mountains of the Baikal range the Lena flows 4400 kilometers to the Arctic Ocean. The river-bed spans as much as 15 kilometers in its middle reaches, while in the lower reaches it spans as much as 25 kilometers. The size More…