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;

Accommodation: guesthouses;

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:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q_ZMWiRvgLs

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zq-HMMWT1Cw

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T-YDuhXdHS4 

 

Please, PM for details.

Number of days: 6
Included services:
Guide
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner
Accommodation (Hotel/Guesthouse)
Accommodation (Homestay)
Entrance tickets (e.g. museums, parks etc.)
Beverages (non-alcoholic)
Car (with driver)
Fuel, Petrol
Bus/Train tickets
Domestic flight tickets
Not included: nt transfer to/from Russia (Moscow or St-Petersburg), domestic transfer (air or train) to/from start and finish points of the tour, visas support &fees, tips, personal expenses.
What to bring: warm winter cloth
Transport: Bus/Minibus
Tour season:
January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December
Tour categories:
Private tours
Cultural tours
Adventure tours
Offroad tours
Sightseeing tours
Winter tours
Special Event tours
Wildlife tours
Highlight tours
Photo tours
Hiking tours
Horseback riding tours
Circle tours
Short tours
Budget tours
Languages:
English
German
French
Spanish
Italian
Japanese
Korean
Russian
Other
Payment Method

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.

Cancellation Policy

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.