Winter expedition with ethnologist to Chukchi reindeer herders of Kanchalan tundra

CHUKOTKA

March 16 to 23, 2020
Tour Chukotka, Russia

winter tour to Chukotka with ethnologist expedition to reindeer herders tour stay in yaranga tundra journey to Kanchalan Chukchi ethnic expedition

Perhaps the cheapest way to see Chukotka and discover the Russian North, dive deeply into the culture of Chukchi reindeer herders and hunt for the Northern lights, feed reindeer from your hand and feel the boundless expanses and harsh conditions of the Chukchi tundra!

Winter expedition to Chukotka with ethnologist in a small group.

Perhaps the cheapest way to see Chukotka and discover the Russian North, dive deeply into the culture of Chukchi reindeer herders and hunt for the Northern lights, feed reindeer from your hand and feel the boundless expanses and harsh conditions of the Chukchi tundra!

Winter expedition to Chukotka with ethnologist in a small group.

SHEDULE AND COST:

Dates: March 16 – 23, 2020
(or your dates in February – April 2020 upon request)

Duration: 8 days / 7 nights

Number of participants: 1 – 6

Cost per person (based on double accommodation):
- 99 000 Russian rubles subject to 6 participants
- 109 000 Russian rubles subject to 5 participants
- 129 000 Russian rubles subject to 4 participants
- 149 000 Russian rubles subject to 3 participants
- 199 000 Russian rubles subject to 2 participants
- 299 000 Russian rubles subject to 1 participant.

* Early booking discount does not apply.

Everything is included except for:
- international flight to Anadyr (roundtrip),
- international medical insurance,
- Russian visa (if needed).
Estimated cost of the flight Moscow – Anadyr – Moscow: 50000 – 70000 rubles (to be purchased by your own).

Single supplement: upon request




TRAVEL PROGRAM: TOUR TO CHUKOTKA

Day 1
Arrival in Anadyr,
Meeting at the airport, transfer to the city
Check-in at the Hotel
City tour around Anadyr and its environs (monuments to Grinevetsky, Rytkheu, Mandrikov, St. Nicholas)
Acquaintance with guides, discussion of the route, inspection of equipment, briefing.
Overnight at the hotel.

Day 2
Departure on TrEkol to the village of Kanchalan (70 km, 2 - 3 hours)
Story about local rituals and traditions. Rite of feeding the spirits.
Inspection of the village, lunch at a boarding school, communication with children and management
Return to school
Overnight at school (beds)

Day 3
Early breakfast.
Transfer by TrEkol to the reindeer breeding team (100 - 120 km, 5 - 6 hours).
Meeting with reindeer herders, gift exchange
Tea ceremony in yaranga, tundra life stories.
Lasso throwing workshop
Dinner - food for reindeer herders, a master class on cooking venison dishes
Overnight in Yaranga (your sleeping bags)

Day 4
Participation in the life of a reindeer herder - visiting a herd, photographing animals.
Tour around the area.
If the reindeer herders decide to migrate, then we can observe the process of dismantling yarangas and fur tents, moving to a new place and installing nomadic dwellings.
Acquaintance with rituals. Lecture on Chukotka and Chukchi.
Overnight in Yaranga (your sleeping bags)

Day 5
In the morning, staying in the camp and participating in the daily life of reindeer herders: chopping wood, melting water, dealing with the herd.
Separately, you can order a ritual slaughtering of a reindeer.
Return by TrEkol to Kanchalan (100 - 120 km, 5 - 6 hours).
Overnight at school (beds)

Day 6
Early breakfast in Kanchalan.
Departure to the river for ice fishing on smelt and grayling
Return be TrEkol to Anadyr (70 km, 2 - 3 hours)
Russian banya (steam bath)
Overnight at the hotel

Day 7
Reserve day in Anadyr in case of bad weather
Trekking to the Chukotka Heritage Museum
Farewell dinner in a restaurant
Folk group performance: dancing or throat singing
Overnight at the hotel

Day 8
Airport shuttle transfer
Visit to the abandoned military base of Gudym
Departure flight from Anadyr


* The operator reserves the right to change the order of execution of the program subject to keeping of all activities.
Cost includes:

  • transport service according to the program (transfers, taxis, ferries, boats, all-terrain vehicles, snowmobiles)
  • Accommodation in hotels in Anadyr, on the basis of a double room,
  • accommodation in yaranga in a nomads camp and in a boarding school in Kanchalan
  • three meals a day along the whole route
  • registration of passes to enter the border zone
  • tickets to museums
  • English speaking and Russian speaking local guide,
  • lectures of the ethnologist about Chukotka
  • fees for guides, local guides, financial support for local communities
  • photo and video shooting


To be additionally (personally) paid:

  • flight to Anadyr and back
  • medical insurance
  • Russian visa (if necessary)
  • alcohol drinks and souvenirs
  • additional activities not included into the program



To take with:

- very warm winter feather coat with windstopper
- wear sets up to the weather (warm wool socks, cotton socks, wool sweater, thermal underwear, warm winter jacket)
- warm boots, warm and waterproof high boots
- buff / balaclava
- sleeping bag for -5/-10 degrees Celsius comfort temperature (can be freezing in the morning in yaranga)
- inflating tourist mattress
- personal hygiene products (incl. towel, hygiene tissues, soap)
- minimum set of favorite snacks and drinks (nowhere to buy)
- personal medical kit (analgetic, antiseptic, antibiotic, antiviral, intestinal, multivitamins, rehydron, court plaster, your personal medications)
- thermos
- gifts to locals
- sunglasses (alpine skiing glasses)
- sun and wind protection
- head torch
- cameras, spare batteries, tripod
- Gifts for the locals
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