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Polar Circle Private Tour
6 days / 5nights
Travel to remote Salekhard, the only city in the Polar Circle, on this exciting 6 days adventure tour! Explore this remarkable place- home to reindeer herders and positioned on top of a quarter of the world gas reserves. Discover the dynamic culture of the Nenets tribe and learn about their turbulent past in the challenging environment of the Siberian arctic. Memorable features of the tour include visiting a reindeer herder’s camp where you can learn to harness reindeer, taking part in ice fishing and becoming acquainted with the Nenet traditions and unique way of life.
Polar Circle Adventure Tour Itinerary
Arrive in Salekhard where you are transferred to your hotel. In the afternoon embark on a city tour of Salekhard- the closest city to the Polar Circle! Highlights include a visit to the Obdorsk Jail and the Church of St. Peter and Paul. In the afternoon transfer to Gorno-Knyazevsk village to learn about the culture of the local people before going to the Yamal-Nenets District Museum to discover the traditions of the indigenous people of the Far North. Meal included: Dinner.
Enjoy breakfast before being transferred to the herder camp where you can enjoy local cusine before spending the night in a traditional chuma lodge. Meal included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
Over the next few days you have the chance to get acquainted with the wonderful world of the Nenets people. Wear traditional clothing, learn about their beliefs and customs, visit their sacred places, and even discover how to ice fish and harness the reindeer team! Meal included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
After breakfast, travel back to Salekhard for an evening of free time to share stories of your once in a lifetime adventure with your fellow travellers. Meal included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
Your Far North journey has come to an end as you are transferred to the airport for your flight home. Meal included: Breakfast.
Polar Circle Adventure Private Tour
The tour is available on enquiry basis.
Please get in touch with our Destination Managers and they will put together a perfect holiday for you.
Polar circle Adventure tour is available on enquiry basis.
Please get in touch with our Destination Managers and they will put together a holiday of a lifetime for you.
Included in price:
• Full board
• Twin accommodation based on two passengers sharing
• Accommodation in traditional “chuma” yurts
• All necessary transfers
• Snowmobile rental
• English speaking guide
• Border Pass
Tour Does Not Include:
• Single room supplement (available on request)
• Travel insurance
Recommended to pack with you:
• backpack or traveling bag
• sleeping bag
• hiking or trekking boots
• change of footwear (sneakers in summer)
• personal care items
• anorak + lightweight down vest
• personal first aid kit
• spray for mosquitoes
• minimum amount of favorite sneak, sweets