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$ 2440

Cruise across the deepest canyon of Siberia

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min $ 2440
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Tour details
Destinations: Yakutsk, Lena River
Guide language: English
Price: min $ 2440
Duration: 12 days
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Sailing through the Lena Schyoki canyon and Lena Pillars + optional excursion in the city of Mirny with it's deepest quarry "Mir"

Tour Overview

Welcome on board!

This tour gives you the opportunity to explore one of the most mysterious regions of Siberia: Yakutia.

Aboard the cruise ship you will sail up the third greatest river in Russia: the Lena River.

You will begin your tour with a visit of Yakutia's capital: Yakutsk. Then, as soon as the ship gets going you can admire the beautiful landscapes and distinctive features that the banks have in store, including the Lena Pillars and the impressive Lena Schyoki Canyon.

This cruise will also allow you to meet the Yakuts, whose history and daily life is intimately linked to the Lena River.

The cruise is held on board of the ship "Mikhail Svetlov" (or "Demyan Bedniy" - the sister ship.

Technical description: year built - 1986 (1985), length - 90,3 m, width - 15 m, maximum speed - 21 km/h, cabins - 66, accommodation - 210 berths expedition.


  • Cruise on the Lena River
  • Sailing through the Lena Schyoki
  • Getting acquainted with the Yakuts and their culture
  • Conference on Yakutia and russian language class
  • Visit of Yakutsk (Yakutia's capital)


Day 1 Start of the navigation and open-air museum Yakutsk — Lena river
Day 2 Great rocks - Lena Pillars Lena river
Day 3 Naviagation near the Dapparai Lena river
Day 4 Acquaintance with people of Yakutia Lena river
Day 5 Green site for all day Lena river
Day 6 Discovery of the Mirnyi city Lena river
Day 7 Vitim village Lena river
Day 8 Lena Schyoki canyon Lena river
Day 9 Discovery of Lensk Lena river
Day 10 Visit of exile place Lena river
Day 11 Buotama river and breeding center for bison Lena river
Day 12 Return to Yakutsk Lena river — Yakutsk

Price includes

  • English-speaking guide services
  • Accommodation as per itinerary
  • Meals
  • Medical insurance
  • Excursions and visits as per itinerary
  • Reserves and national parks entrance permissions
  • Transfer from airport / railway station on first day
  • Transfer to airport / railway station on last day
  • Letter of invitation

Price does not include

  • Administrative registration
  • Personal expenses and tips
  • Visa fees and travel insurance
  • Airline tickets


The price is for one person and includes accomodation in a twin cabin. Single supplement - 840 euros. Everyday lectures about Yakutia, the Russian language classes and movie demonstration are offered. Thematic entertaining program in the musical saloon will be available in the evening.

All tour descriptions and conditions are given in accordance with the information of BAIKALNATURE
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