Gates to Siberia

Price from 1400 Euro
Short cruise from Krasnoyarsk to Yenisseisk, the "father of Siberian cities".
Yenisseisk is one of the oldest cities in Siberia, the history of Eastern Siberia joining to Russia is beggining there.

Route: Krasnoyarsk-Yenisseisk-Lesosibirsk-Krasnoyarsk

Krasnoyarsk region
6 days/5 nights
First half of June – second half of September
Excursion, cruise, bus tour
Private travelling

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1 day Arrival in Krasnoyarsk

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Distance per day: 40 km by bus

Meeting with a guide, transfer to hotel.
Today you will explore the city of Krasnoyarsk with the experienced guide: walking around the Mira square and the Yenisei quay, see the old history buildings, enjoy the city panorama from the observation point at Karaulnaya hill.
During city tour you will also visit Krasnoyarsk Regional museum, which is supposed to be one of the best museums in Siberia. Dinner and overnight at hotel.

2 day The Yenisei river cruise 

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Distance per day: 5 km by bus

Breakfast at hotel.
After early breakfast, transfer to the river port.
This day you will spend at the passenger ship, having a pleasure voyage to old Siberian city, called Yenisseisk. During this cruise (about 17 hrs) you will enjoy the tiny part of magnificent and large the Yenisei river. The ship is a not a touristic, but this is good opportunity to get in touch with local people.
Also we have prepared the different activities for you:
Lections about the history of the Yenisei navigation, Decemberist in Siberia, traditions and customs of local people
Watching film Happy people (the movie is about the settlements on the Yenisei river)
Tasting local dishes and Russian vodka
And upon your wish lesson of Russian language
23:30 Arrival in Yenisseisk, check-in at hotel 2*

3 day Yenisseisk

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Distance per day: 100 km by bus, 3 km on foot

Breakfast at hotel
Yenisseisk city tour. This old city is the perfect one to be explored on foot. Going along its cozy streets, you will learn the history of Yenisseisk, its ancient glory, when the city was the center of Eastern Siberia.
The program of this day is full of interesting things:
tea party at Russian family. The head of this family is the enthusiast man, who collected different unique stuff for years, and now his family has private museum
visit the old churches and monastery, which are the symbols of the city of Yenisseisk. You will have a chance to raise to the bell tower
master-class at the local school of art
and visit Monastery lake
After dinner transfer to the camp (about 90 km), located on the shore of the Yenisei river

4 day Karaulny Island

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B/L (picnic)/-
Distance per day: 250 km by bus, 2 km on foot

Breakfast at camp
Free time
Today you will visit an amazing Karaulny Island, which is located on the Angara river.
We will depart by boat to see the confluence of the Angara and the Yenisei rivers, and then having a traditional Russian picnic on Karaulny Island. In XVIII—XIX centuries there was a warding at Karaulny Island and every ship had to tribute when passing the Island. Nowadays this is an amazing place, where you can enjoy the scenery of taiga, the river, go swimming and even having some hiking.
This day you will see these both great Russian rivers together and according to the tradition, crossing them by a boat you can make a wish. And as local people believe it is turned into reality soon.
Afternoon coming back to Krasnoyarsk by bus (250 km).
Dinner and overnight at hotel.

5 day Krasnoyarsk surroundings

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Distance per day: 100 km by bus

Today you will get acquaintance with the powerful Yenisei river. Today we will see the Krasnoyarsk Hydro Power Electricity Station (outside view), which is the second largest dam in Russia.
Short cruise along Krasnoyarsk sea, lunch in a beautiful restaurant with Krasnoyarsk sea view.
On the way back visit the library of Viktor Astafyev (where a small surprise will be waiting for you) and observation place Tsar Ryba.
Finish the tour at the hotel.

6 day Departure

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Distance per day: 5 km by bus

Breakfast at hotel
Transfer to the railway station

Price - from 1400 Euro per person

  • Twin accommodation and meals as per program
  • English-speaking guide services
  • Meals as mentioned (B-breakfast, L - lunch, D - dinner)
  • Transport services
  • Ship ticket (1st class, facilities on board) en route Krasnoyarsk-Yenisseisk
  • Excursion to Karaulny Island in a group
  • Entrance tickets
  • 110 Euro per person
  • Airline, train tickets
  • Alcohol drinks
  • Insurance
  • Souvenirs
  • Services, not mentioned in the program
  • The price is valid till the 01st of October 2020. The mentioned rates are valid for 6 people in a group. But the tour may be conducted from 1 up to 10 participants. The price for other number of participants is upon request.

    As you remember the words of Anton Chekhov:“…This nature which idolized by foreigners and respected by locals will inspire to Siberian writers forever. Beautiful, majestic and amazing nature begins only with Yenisei river.<…> Yenisei is powerful berserker, who has no idea how to spend his force and youth”. SiberiaDa Tour highlight

    Accommodation en route

    Krasnoyarsk hotel 3*
    Hotel Krasnoyarsk 3* is located in the city center. This is the best choice if you are interested in architecture, museums and theatres.
    Krasnoyarsk hotel is supposed to be one of the symbols of modern Krasnoyarsk. High level services, fresh rooms with all necessary stuff, private WC and shower, open buffet, free wi-fi.
    Location: Krasnoyarsk
    Distance from airport: 39 km
    Distance from railway station: 4 km
    Available category of rooms: Standard, Superior, Business, Comfort, Premium and Luxe

    Asia hotel 4*
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    Touristic camp
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    Route distance

    By car asphalt road
    500 km
    20 km
    On foot
    5 km

    The trip is organized by comfortable vehicle depending on a group size.

    Itinerary start and finish point

    Start and finish is from Krasnoyarsk.
    Arrival and departure transfers are included.

    Travel tips

    Before go to Siberia, we kindly ask to learn travel tips carefully.

    What to take

    This trip is an excursion kind of tour. It means you don’t need any special equipment; please take with you all the necessary things for leisure vacation.

    Limitations & dangers

    Age: from 12 years.
    No special physical fit is required.
    No special insurance is required.

    Booking steps

    1. Send us a request
    2. Confirm an itinerary
    3. Conclude a contract
    4. Make prepayment, full payment
    5. Receive the vouchers, pack the stuff and start travelling


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