VISIT TO THE COLDEST CITY “VERKHOYANSK”
Period of activity: November, 01 – April, 15
Duration: 7 days
Group size: 2-8 PAX max
There are people with a spirit of adventure and taste for discovery who always dream of challenging the North Pole, the South Pole, Everest, etc. These people are true travelers but are there a lot of people who visit the Pole of Cold, the place with a record negative temperature?
What does the place with such a cosmic temperature look like? How do people and animals survive? What happens with equipment and machinery? Why does the river still run if it is -54°C.
It is worth seeing the place and being there to get all the answers. It is time to discover this natural phenomenon.
What is extreme cold? How is it possible to survive such cold? To understand this one should visit the Pole of Cold. It is something to do at least once in a life-time. One of the points of absolute cold of the Northern Hemisphere is situated in Verkhoyansk, Yakutia. There, mid January temperature is –50,0°C. Sometime it drops down to -68°C.
Day 1 Breakfast at the hotel. Sightseeing program in Yakutsk, including guided tour to the Treasury of Yakutia . Visit to the complex Ytyk-Khaya,national traditional ritual of blessing Algys, visit to the complex Chochur-Muran where you can try out riding in the dog sled and reindeer sled . Visit to the Kingdom of Permafrost arranged in the glacier insides of the mountain located just next to Chochur-Muran. Lunch at the complex hunting restaurant (Yakut cuisine). Return to the city . Shopping of the equipments. Dinner at the restaurant(Local cuisine) . Night at the hotel.
Day 3 Programm in Verkhoyansk – visit to local school, folk concert, visit to cow farm . Receiving of Sertificate “Visitors of Pole of Cold ” from Major. Lunch and dinner in families. Overnight in hotel.
Day 4 Programm in Verkhoyansk – ice fishing, visit to horse farm. Lunch and dinner in families. Overnight in hotel.
Day 5 Departure to Yakutsk by airplane, arrival in Yakutsk at second half of day. Transfer to hotel “Tygyn Darkhan”. Rest and free time. Dinner in hotel’s restaurant.Overnight in hotel.
Day 6 Programm in Yakutsk. Visit to the Regional Museum, Mammoth museum. Lunch in local restaurant on the territory of complex. Souvenir shopping . Dinner in local restaurant .
Day 7 Transfer to airport , departure to Moscow.