Nomads of Polar Ural mountains & Yamal tundra

Russia, Salekhard

Traditional experience hosted by Boris

09:00 UTC
1 guests Minimum
Hosted in English, Russian

What you'll do?

Nature & ethnic winter tour from the city of polar miners Vorkuta to Salekhard, capital of Yamal region.

6 days exploration of Nenets, Khanty and Komi nomads life and manners, local cuisine, Northern Lights hunting, etc…

During 2 days in the Vorkuta area, we’ll visit camps of nomads, and then transfer by train to Salekhard where we spent 4 days, The highlight of winter (actually, spring) Yamal is the annual Reindeer Herder’s Day also known as Festival of the North, held in the period end of March – the first week of April in few cities of Yamal. That’s a real event for ethnic tourism amateurs: national sports games, folk costume contest, national cuisine, folk music, trade fair and much more.

Season: End of March – April;

– Transportation: bus, train, 4×4 SUV;
– Accommodation: guesthouses;
– Food: We provide 3 meals daily: breakfast, dinner, snack or full-course lunch (depending on program).

Boris's commitment to safety

This host committed to Sonema COVID-19-related safety and cleaning guidelines—including adhering to social distancing guidelines, practicing good hygiene, and ensuring that all participants wear a mask.