Glacier of Lake Buluus

Glacier of Lake Buluus. 100 km off Yakutsk, Republic Sakha-Yakutia, Siberia, Russia

Day Trip from Yakutsk, Russia

Disclosing and introducing the glacier of Lake Buluus and its nearest unique sites. Feel free to experience a day trip and share it with your friends.

Duration: 12 hours.
Period: May 25th – August 11th. Earlier you come, more ice you see.
Route: Yakutsk – Bestyakh – Glacier of Lake Buluus – Turuuk Khaia Cliff – Kyuryulyur Waterfalls


Any date on request.

Photos of Buluus Glacier & Kyuryulyur Waterfalls

Glacier of Lake Buluus

Photo credit: Bolot Bochkarev.

Turuuk Khaya

Photo credit: Ajar Varlamov.

Kyuryulyur Waterfalls

Photo credit: Ajar Varlamov.

What to see in this tour

The Lena River. We cross the Lena River from Yakutsk to Nizhny Bestyakh (see on the map) two times by a ferry.
Glacier of Lake Buluus. It’s a huge glacier formed during the wintertime thanks to underground water sources. It doesn’t melt in June and July. It might be affected by rains and heat in August. The constant temperature is +4C +6C on the ice in summer. Located ~100 km on the opposite bank of the Lena River from Yakutsk. See on the map
Turuuk Khaia Cliff. With a splendid view on the dense Siberian forest. See on the map.
Kyuryulyur Waterfalls. See photos above and on the map.

  • Dates to be checked with our manager.
  • Any date for a private trip.

We do not gather groups for specific dates. All trips are private and done upon request. If you need travel mates to share transport expenses, please, let us know your wished date, and we’ll publish them on here.


08:00 – Picking up at hotel.
08:00 – 8:20 – Transfer from Yakutsk to a ferry in the area of Darkylakh, 10 km.
08:40 – 10:00 – Crossing the Lena River by a ferry, 16 km.
10:00 – 11:30 – Transfer from a ferry to Buluus Glacier, 96 km.
11:30 – 14:00 – Free time on the Glacier of Lake Buluus. Time for lunch (not included).
14:00 – 15:00 – Transfer to the Kyuryulyur River, 33 km. With a stop by Turuuk Khaia Cliff.
15:00 – 17:00 – Free time on Turuuk Khaya Cliff with a splendid view on the dense Siberian forest (taiga).
17:00 – 18:00 – Drive back to the ferry, 98 km.
18:30 – 20:00 – Crossing the Lena River by a transport ferry.
±20:30 – Back to hotel.

Tour Cost

Rates for Summer

For 1 – 5 people = on request.


– off-road transport w/ driver (Toyota Land Cruiser 105/Prado for 1-3 people, minibus Toyota Hiace for 4 and more people);
– ferry passes for transport and passengers (round trip).

Not include:

– meals & drinks;
– entry tickets to the Glacier of Lake Buluus, Turuuk Khaia Cliff and the Kyuryulyur River (obligatory) (500 RUB per person);
– German-/French-/Spanish-/Chinese- or Japanese-speaking guide (optional) (if ordered).

This tour is often booked with:

Lena Pillars Nature Park Tour, 1-3 Days.


By phone:

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

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.

The Lena River, Buluus Lake Glacier, Turuuk Khaia Cliff, and Kyuryulyur Watefalls. Everything for a day trip from Yakutsk. Explore the depth of Russia’s Siberia.