1. Krasnoyarsk. Our travel starts in the afternoon . Our
motorship heading for the North down the Yenisey. The boat leaves behind Krasnoyarsk and villages along riversides. In the evening we make
the first stop
place The 150 km far from Krasnoyarsk for bonfire and
welcome party. Crew Team will ask active travelers to play traditional football match
"Crew" vs. "Cruisers".
day we stop at The 150 km. (landing 20-00). Time is subject to change.
2. We are passing the Kazachinskie rapids by . It's one of the
most beautiful places of the Yenisey. The high shores of the river are covered by ancient pines and birches. Fast river tide is
nearly "flying" (18-20 km/ hour) and crest of waves is
raising up to 1,5 meters height and submerged
granite rocks create dramatic turbulence. This section of the
river can launch a challenge for every captain.
day we have no stops.
gets wider after the place where Angara infloods the Yenisey. We are coming to Yeniseisk. This city is called "the Father of Siberian cities"
named after the Yenisey river. Founded in 1618, Yeniseisk was
first citadel of russian Cossacks on the river. During long time
Yeniseisk was the center of gold-mining and gold-trading. An inquisitive mind
will find a lot of local jewelries here. The Uspensky cathedral church
is only one in the region which had not been cast down in Stalin`s epoch. The
Local lore museum founded in 1833 by Siberian merchant Khytmanov.
We'll make a long stopover for a walk around, excursing and meeting local people.
Yeniseisk (landing 9-00, departure 14-00).
4. Our ship is passing by settlements having glamour of old siberian times.
In one of them we will stopover. Vorogovo is the only village on our way with typical Northern
houses. Here the Yenisey is overflowing about 15 km wide. We
make a stop for walking around, meeting local people and visiting hospitable
homes. Next green stop we make in
Komsa village. Here you will have an opportunity for a walking tour to
explore local wilderness and fishing. Our cookers are going to prepare
river fish soup for you.
(landing 8-00, departure 11-00)
Komsa (landing 17-00, departure 20-00).
5. Taiga landscapes change for forest-tundra. Here on
riverside of Lower Tunguska stands Turukhansk. It was found in 1607 as
a fort post. Beeing Gulag
labor camps this town was center for exiles and called for
severe conditions and Polar circle days as "the city of black days and
white nights". In
Turukhansk we take an excursion on foot
and visit museum of political
exiles. Today is red-letter day, our ship is crossing over the Polar Circle. It lies on 66,33 northern
latitude. The sun no go down from June till July here. We will
celebrate this day by carnival in the
Turukhansk (landing 15-00, departure 20-00)
6. We moor in a big port of Igarka which is opening gates into the Arctic
Ocean. The city stands on ever-frost land. Bus
excursion around the town, visit to the Museum of Permafrost.
(landing 9-00, departure 14-00).
7. Town-port Dudinka is one of the most important ports
in the North of Siberia. Timber, coal, metals and fish are brought
here to be transported further to east and west. Bus excursion to
the Museum of local lore and Center of National Creation.
(landing 8-00, 14-00 end of excursion program)
say thank and good-bye to our Crew team. Our motorship has become a floating home for
us for a week. In day it will go
back on a route Dudinka - Krasnoyarsk.
per person in $
we have no pricing and date information of cruises in 2004 for this
moment from carrier.