YAMAL, THE NENETS MIGRATION AND AURORA BOREALIS

20 – 26 November 2021

1 SPACE AVAILABLE

Exclusive departure for our group. We will meet the Nenets nomadic reindeer breeders and learn about their culture and way of life in one of the pivotal moments in their farming activities , the migration from summer to winter pastures. We will spend a few days at the Nenets camp in tundra, we will travel on board special 6 WD vehicles or tank, we will spend the nights in the chum and try the traditional food. But above all, we will have the privilege to accompany this extraordinary tribe in the migration of the herd and, at this time of the year we will have good chances to admire the colors of the Northern Lights in the sky over the frozen the tundra.

PROGRAM

 

20 November
Meeting at the Moscow airport in time for the night flight Moscow – Salekhard .

21 November
Arrival early morning and transfer and accommodation at the hotel.
Free morning to rest and in the afternoon we will explore Salekhard, the administrative center of the Yamalo-Nenets autonomus region. The city lie just across the polar circle and host a very interesting museum about mammuth.
Overnight at Hotel Arctica or Yuribey *** or similar.

22 November
Adventurous day today, driving special 6WD or tank vehicles we will cover the last 100 Km of frozen tundra and reach the Nenets camp at about midday. The exact distance will depend on the location of the herders which are nomads and move the camp. We will spend the afternoon observing the Nenet daily life. Overnight in Chum with Nenets families. The climate in November usually is not too cold and Chum are heated therefore the temperature will be very comfortable. Also at this time of the year the nights are getting longer and we are far from any artificial light giving us good chances to observe the Northern Light.
Overnight in Chum with Nenets families.

23-24 November
We will spend two days sharing the traditional life with the reindeer herders families. We will share meals with them, learn their way of life, their traditions and above all we will see (and help…) how they move the camp, how they take care of the herd of reindeers and how they disassemble and reassemble the Chum. During our stay we will move at least once the camp.
Overnight in Chum with Nenets families. 

25 November
Transfer back to Salekhard.
Overnight at Hotel Arctica or Yuribey *** or similar.

26 November
After breakfast, transfer to the airport in time for your flight to Moscow.

Included in the price:

– All overnight stays in a double room and shared chum with breakfast included.
– All excursions mentioned in the program.
– All meals.
– English speaking guide.

Not included:

– Flights
– Visa expenses

Voyage Map

PRICE PER PERSON  Euro 3600,00

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