Yakutsk to Tiksi Cruise

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

YAKUTSK – TIKSI CRUISE ON THE LENA RIVER IN SUMMER 2017.
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 2017. 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:

2017 Tiksi Cruises Itinerary:

Download the PDF file with the itinerary via WeTransfer

Cruise Dates for 2017:
  • 8 July – 21 July 2017
  • 24 July – 6 August 2017 – Overbooked almost. Cabins 231, 114, 308 are available yet. Some might be released back by March 2017.
  • 7 August – 20 August 2017
  • 21 August – 3 September 2017
Cruise Prices for Summer-Autumn 2017:

Four-bed standard cabin:

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

  • 4 500 EUR/cabin if 2 people in the cabin
  • 4 900 EUR/cabin if 3 people in the cabin
  • 5 300 EUR/cabin if 4 people in the cabin

18 such cabins are available 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.

  • 3 200 EUR/cabin if 1 person in the cabin
  • 4 500 EUR/cabin if 2 people in the cabin
  • 4 700 EUR/cabin if 3 people in the cabin

31 cabins are available.

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.

  • 2 600 EUR/cabin, if single
  • 3 600 EUR/cabin, if 2 people in the cabin

6 such cabins are available.

De Luxe (DBL):

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

  • 3 500 EUR/cabin, if single
  • 5 000 EUR/cabin, if two people in the cabin

8 cabins are available.

Luxe Suite:

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

  • 6 600 EUR/cabin, if couple

3 cabins are available.

IMPORTANT NOTES:

  • Cabins are sold as the whole. By cabins.
  • Discount (up to 10%) is granted when full pre-payment is done in the course of 5 days since the date of invoice issue.
  • Kids 2-12 year old have 30% discount.
  • Deposit for the 2017 summer cruises is 30-50% (depends on a cabin category). If payment is done partly, discount is not provided
  • Above-listed prices in EUR have been set up at the currency conversion rate of 71 RUB per 1 EUR. Please, verify the final rate in EUR/USD with us.
  • Participation in the 14-day cruise without state border entry permit is possibe, if travelers agree to not visit Tiksi for town excursion and stay on board.
  • Cruise to Tiksi (one way) costs 60% of the above listed rates. De Luxe & four-bed cabins are available for one-way journey. 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 your to FSB’s State Border Service.

PRICE INCLUDES:

  • cabin cost;
  • meals during the cruise;
  • entertainment en route;
  • group bus transfers (one transfer from airport/hotel to the ship and one transfer from the ship to airport/hotel);
  • state border entry permit.
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. Please, verify the final rate in the chosen currency with us. Above-listed prices in EUR have been set up at the currency conversion rate of 71 RUB per 1 EUR.
  • 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 very 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.

Additionally, you might order:
  • individual transfers airport to hotel and hotel to airport;
  • individual transfers to/from the cruise ship;
  • individual Yakutsk city tour with a guide and a hired vehicle;
  • your personal assistant in Yakutsk (our guides can speak English, German, French and Spanish; if you need Chinese- or Japanese-speaking fellow, we will find him/her).

Book Yakutsk – Tiksi Lena River Cruise

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

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