Tiksi Summer Tour

Tiksi, Russian Arctic. Summer Tour from Yakutsk, 4 days, 3 nights.

4-DAY TOUR YAKUTSK TO TIKSI, RUSSIA.
Travel to the Arctic Sea Gate

Discover the northernmost settlement in Republic Sakha-Yakutia and the fourth northernmost settlement of the country.

Located above the Arctic Circle in the east side of the Lena River Delta. Serves as one of the principal ports for accessing the Laptev Sea.

Group size: 1-4 people.
Period: July – September 2018.
Tour starts and ends in Yakutsk, Russia.

Tiksi on the map

Tiksi and the Lena Delta

Photo credit: Ajar Varlamov, our best German-n-English-speaking guide.

Itinerary

Day 1 (Tuesday) – Yakutsk to Tiksi.

– Transfer to Yakutsk Airport in the morning.
– Flight to Tiksi, 2 hr 50 min.
– Arrival in Tiksi Airport at noon.
– Transfer to the place of stay.
– Time for lunch at a cafe.
– Sightseeing in Tiksi with visits to Regional History Museum, Tiksi Bay and the “Tiksi” town sign.
– Time for dinner at a cafe.
– Free time.
– Overnight at family’s (twin room in a private flat in a multi-stored building, shared WC/shower, shared kitchen).

Day 2 (Wednesday) – Excursion across the vicinity of Tiksi.

– Breakfast at family’s.
– Travel by an off-road vehicle to Stolovaya Mountain. With a great view on Tiksi and the bay. Free time, photo session.
– Back to Tiksi.
– Time for lunch at a cafe.
– Travel to the places of the remains of Soviet military units.
– Time for dinner at a cafe.
– Overnight at family’s (twin room in a private flat in a multi-stored building, shared WC/shower, shared kitchen).

Day 3 (Thursday) – Trip to the Soginka River through the Arctic tundra

– Breakfast.
– Trip to the Soginka River by a swamp buggy through the tundra, 30 km. With stops on tops of hills and passages for photo sessions.
– Fishing on the Soginka River. It’s possible to catch graylings.
– Lunch in the tundra (included). W/ fish soup.
– Free time.
– Way back to Tiksi.
– Time for dinner at a cafe.
– Sauna.
– Overnight at family’s (twin room in a private flat in a multi-stored building, shared WC/shower, shared kitchen).

Day 4 (Friday) – Flight to Yakutsk.

– Breakfast.
– Transfer to Tiksi Airport.
– Flight to Yakutsk, 2 hr 50 min.
– Transfer to hotel in Yakutsk.

4-Day Summer Tour Cost

Summer-Autumn 2018

For 4 people = 123 500 RUB per person.
For 3 people = 137 000 RUB per person.
For 2 people = 164 000 RUB per person.
For 1 person = 246 000 RUB.

For August-September of 2018, we provide discounts. Write us!

Package includes:

– Russian visa invitation;
– Arctic state border entry permit (issue procedure takes 30 work days);
– English-speaking local guide in Tiksi as per itinerary;
– all transfers to/from airports as per itinerary;
– air tickets Yakutsk to Tiksi (round);
– accommodation at family’s in Tiksi;
– town sightseeing in Tiksi on Day 1 as per itinerary;
– day excursion to Stolovaya Mountain and former Soviet military units as per itinerary;
– day trip to the Soginka River by tundra buggy, 30 km, w/ lunch, as per itinerary.

Doesn’t include:
– meals at cafes in Tiksi (reserve ±3000 RUB/day per person);
– private sauna on one of days in Tiksi;
– extra activities in Tiksi and the Lena Delta (see the list below).

Extra activities to consider:
  • 4-hr sea yacht voyage in nearby bays w/ fishing (856 EUR/group);
  • 2-day sea yacht voyage through the Lena Delta to Polar Station and Stolb Island (in August and September only; 7950 EUR/group);
  • 3-hr MI-8T helicopter tour across the Lena Delta (details on request only).
Sea yacht pictures:

BOOK YOUR SUMMER TOUR TO TIKSI, RUSSIA

Information by phone:

+7 (4112) 25-99-30 (work),
+7 (924) 765-99-30 (mobile).

Write a query via email:

contact@visityakutia.com.

We tend to reply immediately or in the course of a day. If we don’t get back to you as quick as you wish, please, don’t worry. We could be busy with urgent requests or current travellers. Don’t hesitate to remind us.

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