4-day tour Verkhoyansk Winter Tour

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Vendor: U Visit Russia
$2,747.47 CAD
Embark a short winter trip to Verkhoyansk.

The city of Verkhoyansk is located in the north-eastern part of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia). It was founded in 1638 by Russian Cossacks and initially served as a remote place for Siberian exile.

Fly to Batagay. Stay 2 full days in Verkhoyansky District and travel through the coldest places on Earth. Come back to Yakutsk on the 4th day.

Group size: 1-4 people.
Route: Yakutsk – Batagay – Verkhoyansk – Batagay – Betenkes – Batagay – Yakutsk.
Starts and ends at Yakutsk Airport.
Recommended period: November – April.
Coldest Period: late November – February, around -50C.

Tour Highlights:

  • Cold weather with -40C and -60C.
  • Icy forest and mountains.
  • Verkhoyansk Range to observe from the plane.
  • Soviet-type airport in Batagai.
  • Soviet-type town of Batagai. Founded in the infamous 1939 by Stalin’s GULAG inmates as a center of tin industry.
  • Verkhoyansk, the oldest town in North-Eastern Yakutia.
  • Authentic Yakut villages.
  • Unique Yakutian horses.
  • Snowmobile ride.

Dates: Any dates on request. Preferably from Monday to Thursday.

Type: Small Group Tours
Duration: 4 days

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