From Polar Ural mountains to Yamal tundra winter tour
Photo: Kirill Uyutnov
Nature & ethnic winter tour from the city of polar miners Vorkuta to Salekhard, capital of Yamal region.
6 days exploration of Nenets, Khanty and Komi nomads life and manners, local cuisine, Northern Lights hunting etc...
During 2 days in the Vorkuta area, we'll visit camps of nomads, and then transfer by train to Salekhard where we spent 4 days, The highlight of winter (actually, spring) Yamal is the annual Reindeer Herder's Day also known as Festival of the North, held in the period end of March - the first week of April in few cities of Yamal. That's a real event for ethnic tourism amateurs: national sports games, folk costume contest, national cuisine, folk music, trade fair and much more.
Photo: Alexei Nadezhin
This trip is a very good opportunity for Aurora borealis fans.
Season: End of March - April;
Transportation: bus, train, 4x4 SUV;
Staff: English-speaking tour leader, local guide
Food: We provide 3 meals daily: breakfast, dinner, snack or full- course lunch (depending on program).
Some video about Nenentz nomad's life:
Please, PM for details.
For a confirmed booking, a deposit of (10%) is required. Deposit is paid by credit card (secure payment via Stripe, no credit card fees). The remaining balance can be paid in cash upon start of the trip - unless Host & Traveler agree on different payment methods.
Cancellations can be made free of charge up to 30 days prior to the beginning of the booked service. The deposit (10%) is only refundable if the booking is canceled at least 30 days in advance.