Yakutsk to Tiksi Cruise

Yakutsk - Tiksi Cruise on the Lena River by the Michael Svetlov ship in Yakutia, Siberia, Russia. Summer 2015.

14 days by the “Michael Svetlov” river cruise ship in Yakutia, Russia’s Siberia.

We made the early booking possible for the longest Siberian cruise on the Lena River from Yakutsk to Tiksi, deep into the Arctic Circle, and back in Summer 2018. Dates and prices have been published. Reserve your cabin as earlier as possible, as the quantity of available cabins are limited.

Route: Yakutsk – Lena Pillars Nature Park – Neelova (Tiksi) – Yakutsk.
Ship: Mikhail Svetlov.
Duration: 14 days.

During the Yakutsk – Tiksi cruise, you’ll enjoy the mighty Lena River, diverse nature, breath-taking landscapes (taiga, tundra forest & tundra) and the culture of Northern peoples.

Please, learn the major cruise info below.

Yakutsk – Tiksi Lena River Cruise Photos:
Mikael Svetlov Cabin Photos:

The last image in the above gallery is the Michael Svetlov ship scheme. Each cabin category has its own colour.

Yakutsk – Tiksi Lena River Cruise Video:

Itinerary & General Information:

2018 Yakutsk to Tiksi River Cruise – Dates, itinerary and costs approved for Summer 2018!

Cruise Dates for 2018:
  • 7 July – 20 July 2018
  • 23 July – 05 August 2018
  • 08 August – 21 August 2018
  • 22 August – 04 September 2018
Cruise Prices for Summer-Autumn 2018:

Four-bed standard cabin:

Four standard beds. Air condition is available, but doesn’t work, when ship engine is off. WC in the cabin.

  • 310 200 RUB/cabin if 2 people in the cabin
  • 336 600 RUB/cabin if 3 people in the cabin
  • 363 000 RUB/cabin if 4 people in the cabin

18 such cabins on the Lena River cruise ship.

Twin & triple standard cabin:

Three standard beds (one of them is upper). Air condition is available, but doesn’t work, when ship engine is off. WC in the cabin.

  • 224 400 RUB/cabin if 1 person in the cabin
  • 310 200 RUB/cabin if 2 people in the cabin
  • 323 400 RUB/cabin if 3 people in the cabin

31 cabins.

One-bed (single) cabin with an additional bed:

One standard bed plus one upper. Air condition is available, but doesn’t work, when ship engine is off. WC in the cabin.

  • 184 800 RUB/cabin, if single
  • 250 800 RUB/cabin, if 2 people in the cabin

6 cabins.

De Luxe (DBL):

One room. TV set, additional air condition (works during stops), mini refrigerator. WC in the cabin.

  • 244 200 RUB/cabin, if single
  • 343 200 RUB/cabin, if two people in the cabin

8 cabins.

Luxe Suite:

Two rooms, 1 queen sized bed. TV set, additional air condition (works during stops), mini refrigerator. WC in the cabin.

  • 448 800 RUB/cabin, if single or couple in the cabin

3 cabins.


  • Cabins are sold as the whole. By cabins.
  • If booking is done till February 2018 and full pre-payment is completed within 1.5-week since the date of invoice issue, 12% discount is granted.
  • If booking is done in Spring – Summer 2018, full pre-payment is required.
  • If you book in the last minute, please, be advised that participation in the 14-day cruise without state border entry permit is possibe, but travelers would not have a chance to participate in Tiksi town excursion, and they should stay onboard.
  • Cruise to Tiksi (one way) costs 60% of the above listed rates. Four-bed cabins are available for one-way journey only. Important! Please, note that you will need to get an extra state border entry permit for Tiksi and our travel agency’s guide will need to fly from Yakutsk to Tiksi to meet you and be with you for the whole period of your being in Tiksi and be responsible for you to FSB’s State Border Service.


  • cabin cost;
  • meals during the cruise;
  • entertainment en route;
  • group bus transfers (one transfer from airport to ship/hotel and one transfer from ship to airport/hotel);
  • state border entry permit for a day visit to Tiksi;
  • visa support (Letter of Invitation).
How to book the Yakutsk – Tiksi cruise
  • Write us. Say which dates, cabin and how many travelers. Provide your full name as well.
  • We check the availability of the wished cabin on the desired dates. If it is free, we hold it immediately for you for 1.5 week, enough to complete the pre-payment process. If not available, we let you know about other options.
  • Once you agree with booked dates, we send you an invoice for the pre-payment of deposit or full amount. For the invoice, we need to have a copy of your valid passport, postal address used for billing, contact phone number and email address.
  • Payment might be done in EUR and USD by a bank transfer.
  • Payment might be done in Russian Rubles by a bank transfer as well.
  • Payment might be done in Russian Rubles by PayPal. Please, note that PayPal surcharges for international transaction and currency conversion, and its fee veries from 3.4% up to 5.4% + 10 RUB. Also VAT 6% should be paid additionally.
  • When payment is completed and the cruise voucher is issued, we start working on your Arctic state border permit and an invitation for a Russian tourist visa at no cost. Please, note that the Russian Consulate issues a tourist visa, when the tour is fully paid.

That’s it.

Other Lena River Cruises
Additionally you might order from us:
  • air tickets from/to Yakutsk Airport (YKS);
  • additional transfers hotel to ship and hotel to airport in Yakutsk;
  • individual transfers from ship to airport/hotel in Yakutsk;
  • accommodation in Yakutsk;
  • Yakutsk City Tour with your-language-speaking guide and hired vehicle;
  • day trip Yakutsk to the Glacier of Lake Buluus and Kyuryulyur Waterfalls;
  • 5-day road trip Yakutsk to Oymyakon;
  • 7-day road trip Yakutsk to Magadan via Oymyakon;
  • 8-day tour to Verkhoyansk and Sacred Stones.

Book Yakutsk – Tiksi Lena River Cruise

As the Tiksi cruise is highly demanded, please, check the availability of cabins in advance.


By phone:

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

Via email:


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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