Polar Circle Adventure
Polar Circle Adventure

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Polar Circle Adventure ( PA8 )

Travel to remote Salekhard, the only city in the Polar Circle, on this exciting 8 day adventure tour! Explore this remarkable place- home to reindeer herders and positioned on top of a quarter of the world gas reserves. Discover the dynamic culture of the Nenets tribe and learn about their turbulent past in the challenging environment of the Siberian arctic. Memorable features of the tour include visiting a reindeer herder’s camp where you can learn to harness reindeer, taking part in ice fishing and becoming acquainted with the Nenet traditions and unique way of life.
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Salekhard
Salekhard
Salekhard is the closest city to the Polar Circle. Highlights include a visit to the Obdorsk Jail and the Church of St Peter and Paul.
Nenets Tribe
Nenets Tribe
Take a unique chance to get acquainted with the wonderful world of the Nenets people. Wear traditional clothing, learn about their beliefs and customs, visit their sacred places, and even discover how to ice fish and harness the reindeer team.

Polar Circle Adventure Tour Itinerary

Day 1

Arrive in Salekhard where you are transferred to your hotel for some free time before dinner. (D)

Day 2

After breakfast, embark on a city tour of Salekhard- the closest city to the Polar Circle! Highlights include a visit to the Obdorsk Jail and the Church of St. Peter and Paul. In the afternoon transfer to Gorno-Knyazevsk village to learn about the culture of the local people before going to the Yamal-Nenets District Museum to discover the traditions of the indigenous people of the Far North. (B, L, D)

Day 3

Enjoy breakfast before being transferred to the herder camp where you can enjoy local cusine before spending the night in a traditional chuma lodge. (B, L, D)

Days 4-6

Over the next few days you have the chance to get acquainted with the wonderful world of the Nenets people. Wear traditional clothing, learn about their beliefs and customs, visit their sacred places, and even discover how to ice fish and harness the reindeer team! (B, L, D)

Day 7

After breakfast, travel back to Salekhard for an evening of free time to share stories of your once in a lifetime adventure with your fellow travellers. (B, L, D)

Day 8

Your Far North journey has come to an end as you are transferred to the airport for your flight home. (B)

Polar Circle Adventure is available on enquiry basis - please get in touch with our Destination Managers and they will put together a holiday of a lifetime for you.

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Departure 2017 / 2018; private tour
based on 2 passengers travelling together
Price per person from excluding flights Single room supplement
3492.61 £ On request

Tour Includes:

  • Full board
  • Twin accommodation based on two passengers sharing
  • Accommodation in traditional “chuma” yurts
  • All necessary transfers
  • Snowmobile rental
  • English speaking guide
  • Border Pass

Tour Does Not Include:

  • Flights
  • Visas
  • Single room supplement (available on request)
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