Tundra City Tour

The Taimyr Peninsula is the northernmost peninsula of Asia, located between the Yenisei Bay of the Kara Sea and the Khatanga Bay of the Laptev Sea, within the Taimyr National District (Krasnoyarsk Territory). Its extreme protrusion in the north is Cape Chelyuskin, the southern boundary of Taimyr is the northern scarp of the Central Siberian Plateau. The Taimyr is unique in many respects, it overwhelms the human imagination with its scale – almost 1000 km in latitude and the same in longitude!

Tour program

Morning arrival in the city of Norilsk, meeting at a / p "Alykel"transfer to hotel "Talnakh", accommodation in 2-bed rooms. Dinner. A sightseeing tour in Talnakh – the district of Norilsk, which had city status from 1982 to 2005. Located in the north of the Krasnoyarsk Territory, in the south of the Taimyr Peninsula, 25 kilometers northeast of the center of Norilsk, with which is connected by road and rail, at the spurs of the Putoran plateau, near the r. The Talnashka, the right tributary of the Norilka River, from which it got its name, meaning, in Dolgan, literally “the river with frost” (loosely translated as “forbidden place”). Sightseeing: Talnakh observation deck, overlooking Norilsk itself, the lower Talnakh, Oganer. “Red Stones” – the gorge The Red Stones is located in the Haraelakh mountain range. It is formed by two nameless peaks, marked on the map only with heights: 578.9 m and 615.1 m. To the west of these two mountains is Mount Independent, where the alpine skiing base is located. Red stones are one of the most popular places of rest for the Norilsk people. People are attracted by the famous waterfall, falling in two cascades into the cleanest lake to a depth of nine meters, and mountains of a characteristic red-brown shade, because of which the gorge got its name. The natural rock relief (the height of the mountains in this area is 500–600 meters) is ideal for climbing climbers and tourists. We will visit the foot of the Talnakh Mountains, where peonies bloom in July. Return to the hotel. Dinner.

Breakfast. Placing extra things in the luggage room of the hotel (50 rubles per day). 11:30 Transfer to the pier, landing on the speedboat on the river. Norilka. Departure by boat to the Putorana Plateau, to Lake Lama (5 hours on the way). Lunch lunch box on the boat. The Norilsk or Norilka River flows in the Taimyr Dolgan-Nenets District. The length is 57 km. The bridge over the Norilka is noted in the UNESCO collection “The Bridge Construction of the World” as “the northernmost of the large bridges in the world behind 69 parallel”. The Melkoye, Lam, Ketha, Glubokoe, Sobachye, Nakomyaken lakes and numerous small lakes on the tundra play a regulating role in the water regime of the river, smoothing out the floods. Further our way lies along the river Talaya, we go up to about. Small, which is located approximately 25 kilometers east of Norilsk. The lake is located in a wide depression between the western spurs of the Putorana plateau. The lake connects with the Lama Lake Strait or, as locals call it, r. Lama (Lamochen) 18 km long. The coast, mostly flat, sometimes swampy. The bottom is mostly sandy.

On the map of Asiatic Russia, published in 1911 by the Russian General Staff, Lake Melkoye was called Lake Bystrovskoe, although the locals did not know the names of this. Here is the famous Lake Lama – northern Switzerland, Taimyr Baikal, the polar Ritz. This is perhaps the most beautiful and famous lake of Taimyr. Even its name is similar to the other northern hydronyms. The lake is located in a deep mountain hollow. Its basin has a tectonic origin. According to scientists, the lake is about 100 million years old. The name of the lake comes from the Tungus-Manchu word “Laamu” – the sea, ocean; Evenki “Lama” – the sea, big water. By the way, the same name – Lama – Evenks, who lived much further south, called Baikal. Arrival at the tourist base. Accommodation in 2, 3, 4-bed rooms. Dinner. Walk through the buffer area of ​​the reserve. The Putorana State Nature Reserve (1,887,251 hectares, established in 1988), which is located on the border of the Taimyr and Evenk Autonomous Districts of the Krasnoyarsk Territory, has been declared a World Heritage Site. The reserve occupies the central – the most sublime – part of the extensive Putoran plateau, practically untouched by civilization. Peripheral, lower areas of this plateau, adjacent to the reserve from the west, north and east, have the status of its buffer zone; this “half ring” is simultaneously recognized as a buffer zone of the World Heritage site.

Breakfast. Excursion to the South Neralah waterfall. Walking tour of the buffer area of ​​the Putorana Reserve. Dinner. Excursion to the waterfalls to the river. Vitaminka. On the territory of the Putorana Plateau there are thousands of cascading waterfalls of different heights and beauty. Sometimes it seems that you have fallen into the country of waterfalls. Water pours from every ledge in every canyon. Because of its noise can not hear conversations. Acquaintance with the flora and fauna of the reserve, photo session. Dinner.

Breakfast. Excursion to the observation deck about. Lama Dinner. Departure by boat to Norilsk. Hotel accommodation "Talnakh" in 2-bed rooms. Dinner.

Breakfast. Release of rooms, departure to Norilsk. Excursion to the “Museum of the History of the Norilsk Industrial District”. Sightseeing tour of Norilsk. Norilsk got its name from the name of the area where it is located: the Norilsk River (Norilka) (the Pyasina River Basin) flows near the city, the city itself is located near the Norilsk Mountains. Travelers Khariton Laptev, A. F. Middendorf, F.B. Schmidt mention the river Norilsk and Norilsk mountains in their reports. There are many versions of the origin of the name Norilka river. According to one version, the name of the river comes from the word “Norilo” – a long thin pole, which stretched the string of fixed nets under ice from the hole to the hole, on the other – the name of the river and, accordingly, the city comes from the Evenk word “Narus” or Yukagir “Which means” swamps. ” Lunch at the restaurant “Norilsk”. Departure to Dudinka. On the way, stop at the stele “Dudinka” photo session. Arrival in Dudinka, 2-bed accommodation in the hotel “Yenisei Lights”. Preparing for the trip to the Brekhov Islands. Dinner.

Early breakfast. Exemption numbers. Departure to Dudinka. City tour of Dudinka – the coldest (rarely, but it can be up to —57 ° C) and the most northern (69 ° 21 ‘n.) City on the planet. Located on the right bank of the river. Yenisei at the confluence of the river. Dudinka, named after the name of the first Russian industrial worker Dudin, who settled here in the first half of the XVII century, is just above the mouth of the river. And already from the name of p. Dudinka got its name and city. According to another version, the name of the city comes from the Russian transcription of the Evenki words “dugin” (channel, island between channels, mouth of channel) and “arc” (cape of the river). The accusative case of the word “dugin” sounds like “duginma.” And, finally, according to the third version – from the Russian transcription, the words of ents-somats (in the XVI – XVII centuries, migrated in the area of ​​modern Dudinka and adjacent areas on the right and left banks of the Yenisei) “kadut” (“purple place”) – so they called place on the high right bank of the Yenisei, where Dudinka now stands. “Before Dudinka – writes F. Nansen – stands a hill covered with rare undersized forest. This was the first hill we met up the Yenisei. “. (He sailed from Dixon to the navigation of 1913 –

Excursion to the “Taimyr Museum of Local Lore” – September 4, 2017, the museum celebrated its 80th anniversary. The museum funds hold tens of thousands of items that witnessed bright events in the life of our district and country. Employees of the Taimyr Museum of Local Lore regularly replenish the personal archives of the outstanding people of our territory, who have made an invaluable contribution to the development of Taimyr. People exploring its unique nature, historical past, popularizing the unique culture of small indigenous ethnic groups. The exposition of the museum occupies 1172.5

Tundra City Tour

Breakfast. Exit event to the Tundra. Lunch picnic in nature. In the evening, return to the hotel, dinner.

Breakfast. Transfer to the airport “Alykel”. Depart for Dickson. Dikson Airport is located on an island 5 km from the main part of the Arctic village. Arrival, transfer to the hotel, accommodation 2, 3-bed rooms. Dinner. Sightseeing tour of the village. The Northern Land and Cape Chelyuskin, the northernmost points of Eurasia, are part of the Dikson District. During our trip, we will visit the monuments of N. A. Begichev, a researcher of the Taimyr Peninsula. In 1908, at the mouth of the Khatanga and Anabar rivers, which flow into the Laptev Sea, discovered two islands, subsequently named after him – Bolshaya Begichev and Maly Begichev; Norwegian sailor P. Tessem (member of the expedition R. Amundsen). June 24, 1918 Roald Amundsen aboard the Maud vessel left Oslo, taking a course on the coast of Taimyr. There were 9 crew members on board. On September 9, the Mod was trapped in ice at Cape Chelyuskin, Amundsen himself fell from the board, breaking his left arm in two places, after 5 weeks he was nearly torn apart by a bear, and on December 10 he was poisoned with carbon monoxide due to a malfunctioning kerosene lamp. Sent with a postal order to Dikson Tessem and young Knudsen never returned to their homeland, the remains were found only in 1921-1922.

Memorial of Glory, who died during the Great Patriotic War during the famous Northern battlefield. We will visit the Church of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker. In Christianity, St. Nicholas is revered as a miracle worker, considered the patron saint of sailors, merchants and children. “This harbor is the best on the entire north coast of Asia, and over time will be very important for Siberian trade,” wrote Adolf Nordenskiöld, the conqueror of the Northeast Passage. He purchased a small vessel Preuven and went to the mouth of the Yenisei. Here he found a comfortable harbor and named its harbor Dickson, in honor of the industrialist Oscar Dixon, the man who helped him with money in equipping the expedition. A. Nordenskiöld is famous for being the first to go through the Northern Sea Route from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean in 1878–1879. Dinner.

Breakfast. Departure by boat to the bay of the Yenisei Bay “Medusa”. Accommodation in the house of the biological station of the Arctic Reserve. Dinner. Visit to the biology station of V. Berents. 30 km from Dixon, on the west coast of Taimyr, there are 2 sections of the Great Arctic Reserve: "Medusa Bay" and "Efremova Bay". Thanks to the implementation of the program of the Dutch Government, a biological station was built here. "Willem Barents", and its branch on the river Piasinje, for the development of international scientific research. The biostation was named after Willem Barents (1550-1597), a Dutch navigator and navigator, explorer of the eastern Arctic. Tour of the Kara Sea. Dinner.

Breakfast. Excursion through the tundra. Interesting Taimyr forest-tundra. All in all, about 350 thousand plant species live on the planet, striking people with the diversity of their forms. And although the harsh northern Taimyr cannot boast of the richness of the species composition of plants, it can compete with alpine meadows for the beauty of summer decoration: here there are yellow polar poppies, and blue large flowers of blueheads, blue forget-me-nots, white starlets of dryads and spikelets, crimson, yellow, white , brown-red saxifrage. Dinner. The nature of the Far North leaves an impression of wealth and abundance – there are so many birds, fish, and even a beast. Dinner.

Breakfast. Continuation of the tundra tour. The charm of the tundra is stronger than any prejudice, stronger than domestic troubles and difficulties of a long journey. The whole life of the tundra landscape with all its biological chains and links lies in sight. In the Taimyr tundra there is a white hare, an arctic fox, a fox, a wolf, a reindeer, a squirrel in the forest tundra, and a muskrat on lakes; There are many valuable fish in rivers and lakes, and moraine hare, beluga whale, seal, and walrus are found in the seas. Each spring, numerous feathered birds return to their harsh homeland in the tundra. Dinner. Dinner.

Breakfast. Continuation of the tundra tour. The short summer of the tundra is full of sounds of wildlife. The Taimyr tundra in the summer is called the edge of the unrolled sun. Dinner. In the evening, departure to Dickson, accommodation at the hotel. Dinner.

Tundra City Tour

Breakfast. Excursion to the island of Dickson. Dickson Island entered the history of the Great Patriotic War as the most eastern territory of the country where the battle against the Nazi invaders took place. In November 2015, Dickson was recognized as a territory of military glory. The Dikson settlement is the only settlement in the territory of the Krasnoyarsk Territory where the hostilities took place. On August 27, 1942, the German heavy cruiser “Admiral Scheer” approached the coast and opened fire on the port and the workers’ settlement. The entire population of the island took part in the defense of Dixon. “Admiral Scheer” was forced to abandon the landing and turned back. Visiting hydrometeorological station, watching the weather. In 1915, the specialists of the Russian Society of Wireless Telegraphs and Telephones installed a 15-kilowatt radio station. Meteorological instruments were also installed here: weather vane, rain gauge and English psychometric booth. But the developing shipping in this area of ​​the Kara Sea required regular information about the weather and the state of the ice. In early July 1916, the Lena steamer with expedition members left Krasnoyarsk; in July-August, the assistant to the head of the hydrometeorological unit of the GSU

Breakfast. Excursion to the school museum, where the exhibits collected by residents of the village of Dikson for many years, the demonstration of the film “Defense of Dixon.” Dinner. Excursion to the art gallery. The initiator of its creation was a professional artist, a member of the Union of Artists of the RSFSR Vladimir Vasilyevich Korolev. He was in charge of the art department at an art school.

Tundra City Tour

Breakfast. Transfer to the airport Dickson, flight to Norilsk. Accommodation in the hotel and / p “Alykel.” Dinner.

Departure from a / p “Alykel”.

Tour booking conditions

The cost of the tour per person: 188 400 rub.

Surcharge for single occupancy in Norilsk (1 night) – 2500 rub., Dudinka (4 nights) – 8800 rub., "Alykel" (1 night) 1800 rub.

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