Cruise "Krasnoyarsk - Dudinka" 
on the Yenisey river


We suggest you to take an unforgettable journey on the Yenisey river. During the cruise you will enjoy the beauty of nature, see the majestic Yenisey waters, get acquainted with real life of local people, their customs and traditions, visit important places of Russian history in the region and experience different activities.

    

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How to get Krasnoyarsk, the beginning of the cruise


This trip will start from Krasnoyarsk city. Airport “Krasnoyarsk” is located about 30 km from the center of Krasnoyarsk. Regular flights connect Krasnoyarsk with Moscow (1-2 daily flights) and St Petersburg (on daily flight). Numerous long-distance trains run through Krasnoyarsk daily. The most comfortable way to get Krasnoyarsk from Moscow for 59 hours is by daily train “Yenisey”. For more detailed information, please contact us in@acris.ru

Itinerary


Route Map

Day 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 at picturesque 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". 

This day we stop at The 150 km. (landing 20-00). Time is subject to change.

Day 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. 

This day we have no stops.

Day 3. River gets wider after the place where Angara infloods the Yenisey.  We are coming to Yeniseisk. This city is called "the Father of Siberian cities" and 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).

Day 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  traditional river fish soup for you.

Vorogovo (landing 8-00, departure 11-00) 
Komsa (landing 17-00, departure 20-00).

Day 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 evening. 

Turukhansk (landing 15-00, departure 20-00)

Day 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.

Igarka (landing 9-00, departure 14-00).

Day 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.

Dudinka (landing 8-00, 14-00 end of excursion program)

We 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.


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Length:
7 days / 6 nights

Dates:
on request


Trip Highlights
  • The Yenisey is one of the greatest siberian river impresses everyone by its powerful waters and picturesque  bank views   

  • The unique chance to cross Siberia from South to North and see several climate zones 

  • The Arctic circle? You'll cross over it!

  • See diversity of nature, culture of peoples living in North latitudes lands 

  • Trip Details

  • Standard tour price includes: ship accommodation (SGL, DBL, TRPL), full board, excursions according to the program, entertainments on board of the ship, insurance, foreign language speaking guide

  • Not included: 
    visa legalization and visa payment; flight/train tickets; excursion and services with the mark "option"; tips; personal requests.

  • Tour starts in Krasnoyarsk and ends in Doudinka 

  • As option we arrange additional services in Krasnoyarsk before or after cruise (accommodation, excursion program and more)

  • Are you planning start your travel in Moscow or St.Petersburg? 
    "Acris" will arrange for you domestic plane tickets, hotel, guide. Ask our managers in@acris.ru