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The Siberian wilderness

Vodohod Luxury 5 Star
Krasnoyarsk
Dudinka
20 July 2020 - 30 July 2020
11 days
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from €5,460 p.p. €7,800
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Description
Cruise route
Krasnoyarsk (2 days)
Galanino
Yeniseisk
Yartsevo
Bakhta
Kangotovo
Yermakovo
Dudinka (3 days)
Ship facilities
Full board
English speaking staff
Massage cabinet
Coffee point
SPA area
All cabins are equiped with fridges
Complementary Wi-Fi
TV in cabins
Additional restaurant information:
Catering package included:

  • Breakfast buffet
  • Lunch: salad and soup bar followed by main courses served at table
  • Dinner a la carte
  • Specialties of Russian regions as afternoon snack
  • Midnight soup
  • Water for excursions
  • Water in pitchers for all meals
  • Tea/coffee for all meals
  • 1 glass of wine/beer/juice/soda per person for dinner
Various drink packages available at booking.

  • Coffee station 24/7 which includes coffee, decaf, hot water, milk, cocoa, packed tea, sugar, sweetener and cookies
  • Mulled wine (during cold weather) / Ice tea (during hot weather) upon returning to ship after shore excursions
  • Any other drinks can be purchased additionally at the restaurant or at the bar onboard
Cruise price includes:
  • Accommodation in premium cabins
  • Full Board dining & Coffee station
  • On-shore Excursion
  • Onboard Activities
  • Airport transfer
  • Gym
  • Expedition Outfit
Cruise price doesn't include:
  • SPA and massage services
  • The Chef’s restaurant “Catch of the day” (a la carte)
  • Helicopter tour to Plateau Putorana
Additional information
Additional information
Цена
Route
Daily route
Day 1
Krasnoyarsk
Day 1
Date 26.10 (Mon)
The largest city in Eastern Siberia.
Arrival at Krasnoyarsk Airport
Transfer airport - ship
Check-in on board
Welcome cocktail (sparkling wine, caviar)
Lunch on board
17:00 Departure for the sightseeing tour A city of incredible blends: the central part with ancient merchant houses, the largest factories and plants, wildlife and world-class ski resorts - all this harmoniously adjoins each other and emphasizes the special, unique character of Krasnoyarsk. Enjoy stunning north bridges, a huge number of fountains and stroll along one of the longest streets in the world.
  • Karaulnaya Mountain (panoramic view of the city)
  • Surikov’s Estate (as an example of the architecture and lifestyle in Russia in the XIX century)
19: 00-21: 00 Dinner onboard
Day 2
Krasnoyarsk
Day 2
Date 26.10 (Mon)
The largest city in Eastern Siberia.
Breakfast onboard the ship
Departure for the excursion program
  • Auto tour to the Stolby reserve (4 hours, about 3 km by foot)
  • Picturesque viewpoint with the monument "Tsar-Fish"
  • Krasnoyarsk Hydrostation (external view)
  • Lunch at the local restaurant with national food "Master of Taiga".
OPTIONAL TOURS: - Visit to the factory of precious metals “Krastsvetmet” - the country's largest refinery (purification from impurities) of precious metals;
- Helicopter ride over the city of Krasnoyarsk. The flight duration is about 1 hour.
Day 3
Galanino
Day 3
Date 26.10 (Mon)
In the real Russian huts you will get acquainted with the everyday life of the Cossacks. You will be welcomed in the best traditions of Siberian hospitality, treated with local liquors and tea from a samovar with crusty pies. They will tell you about the features of their way of life and hold a master class on birch bark. You will hear old Cossack songs that have sounded over the Yenisei for centuries.
Arrival at Galanino
In the real Russian huts you will get acquainted with the everyday life of the Cossacks. You will be welcomed in the best traditions of Siberian hospitality, treated with local liquors and tea from a samovar with crusty pies. They will tell you about the features of their way of life and hold a master class on birch bark. You will hear old Cossack songs that have sounded over the Yenisei for centuries.
  • Folklore-interactive program "Siberian Cossacks"
  • Fair of birch bark souvenirs
  • Visits to the houses of local residents, tasting liqueurs, pickles, tea, honey, homemade cakes
  • Participation in master classes (work with birch bark, basket weaving, embroidery, etc.)
Yeniseisk
Day 3
Date 26.10 (Mon)
Merchant houses, monasteries, narrow streets and the spirit of an ancient city with four hundred years of history, which has retained its original appearance to this day *. There are many magnificent museums in Yeniseisk, for example, the local “Planer Museum” is listed in the Guinness Book of Records! You will learn what kind of object it is and how to use it while viewing the largest collection of planers in the world. * The historical part of the city of Yeniseisk is included in the preliminary list of the UNESCO World Cultural and Natural Heritage.
Arrival at Yeniseisk at 17:00
Departure for the city tour:
Merchant houses, monasteries, narrow streets and the spirit of an ancient city with four hundred years of history, which has retained its original appearance to this day *. There are many magnificent museums in Yeniseisk, for example, the local “Planer Museum” is listed in the Guinness Book of Records! You will learn what kind of object it is and how to use it while viewing the largest collection of planers in the world.
* The historical part of the city of Yeniseisk is included in the preliminary list of the UNESCO World Cultural and Natural Heritage.
  • Yenisei Regional Museum. A.I. Kytmanova "(one of the oldest museums in Siberia)
  • Museum-Estate “Photo-izba” (a unique collection of antiquities is presented, reflecting the life of Yenisei people: furniture, utensils, keys, locks, school supplies)
  • Wood Plane Museum (a unique collection of carpentry tools, the exhibition is listed in the Guinness Book of Records (it has more than 1,500 copies)
  • Stagecoach driver habitation (exposition, the possibility of organizing tours in a horse-drawn carriage)
23:00 Departure of the ship
Lunch onboard
Dinner onboard
Day 4
Yartsevo
Day 4
Date 26.10 (Mon)
A walking tour around the village. Souvenirs village fair
Breakfast onboard
A village that you will not find on Google Maps, people who are not on Facebook, a place photos of which do not exist on the Internet*. Get ready to get back in time. The Old Believers live in the village of Yartsevo - people who have honored traditions and their religious way of life for centuries. Old believers are effectively closed from the outside world: there are no TVs, computers, the Internet and mobile phones in their homes. It took incredible efforts to persuade local residents to show you at least fragments of their archaic life and unique culture, they will even show you how to extract cedar oil from cones in the old fashioned way.
* Please respect the local culture: any photo and video shooting in the village is prohibited.
Program in Yartsevo:
  • Souvenirs fair ashore by locals
  • Walking tour of the village
  • Visit to the yard of old believers ' families
Day 5
Bakhta
Day 5
Date 26.10 (Mon)
Have a heartwarming meeting with the people playing the major roles in the film «Happy People». You can ask your favorite characters any questions. Plus you will have the opportunity to sail on real tarred wooden Siberian boats, taste delicious fish soup on the shore, and try your hand at traditional fishing, as well as picking northern berries in the forest.
Arrival of the ship
Breakfast onboard 09 – 10 am
Program ashore:
  • Tour along the village
  • Fish soup ashore
  • Visit to the museum of taiga nature management
Departure of the ship around 13:30
Lunch on board
Siberian fishing – OPTIONAL
Kangotovo
Day 5
Date 26.10 (Mon)
Arrival at Kangotovo at 20:00
Disembarkation ashore by rigid inflatable boat "RIB"
  • Visit to the Ket camping-ground, artisan shops
  • Tea party
  • Fishing
Day 7
Yermakovo
Day 7
Date 26.10 (Mon)
Construction of the Dead Road claimed the lives of more than 300,000 Gulag prisoners tasked with delivering Stalin's dream of a 806-mile-long rail line to run between the Siberian cities Igarka and Salekhard. Upon Stalin's death the project was abandoned. After a short hike through the Siberian forest, we’ll take you to see these unfinished tracks.
The arrival of the ship around 00:00 am
Breakfast onboard the ship 08:00 - 09:00
  • Visiting the Museum Building 503 dedicated to the Gulag (an abandoned steam locomotive in the forest), accompanied by local guides
  • Visit to the Zapolyarye station with an exhibition of items from the Building 503
After a kilometer hike through the real Siberian forest, you’ll see the remains of the northernmost railway. The grand construction which claimed the lives of more than 300,000 people, also called as the “Dead Road”. The whole history of the Stalinist repressions silently froze in fragments of the rut.
  • Organization of fishing - OPTIONALLY
  • Walking tour with a gamekeeper to the territory of the "Depot" with an inspection of two locomotives (about 8 km on the way) - OPTIONALLY
Departure of the ship around 14:00
Day 8
Dudinka
Day 8
Date 26.10 (Mon)
Dudinka is known as the ‘City Where Hearts Moor’, and there’s plenty to love here! Fr om the Talnakh Mountain Mines to the astounding Putorana Plateau – a volcanically formed region of waterfalls, canyons, mountains and over 25,000 lakes! There’s also the Taimyr Mow, where visitors can meet the 45,000-year old mammoth.
Passport control (border guards, visa regime)
Program in Dudinka
  • Ethnocultural complex under the open sky “Taimyr Mow”, lunch at the ethnocomplex - Taimyr land. Acquaintance with everyday life, ethnic cuisine, traditions, culture and customs of ethnic groups inhabiting Taimyr.
  • Visiting Taimyr Museum of local history
  • Folk art exhibition (paintings).
Day 10
Dudinka
Day 10
Date 26.10 (Mon)
Dudinka is known as the ‘City Where Hearts Moor’, and there’s plenty to love here! Fr om the Talnakh Mountain Mines to the astounding Putorana Plateau – a volcanically formed region of waterfalls, canyons, mountains and over 25,000 lakes! There’s also the Taimyr Mow, where visitors can meet the 45,000-year old mammoth.
OPTIONAL TOUR:
Hovercraft tour to Lama Lake. The total duration is about 12 hours.
Day 11
Dudinka
Day 11
Date 26.10 (Mon)
Dudinka is known as the ‘City Where Hearts Moor’, and there’s plenty to love here! Fr om the Talnakh Mountain Mines to the astounding Putorana Plateau – a volcanically formed region of waterfalls, canyons, mountains and over 25,000 lakes! There’s also the Taimyr Mow, where visitors can meet the 45,000-year old mammoth.
Breakfast onboard
Transfer Dudinka – Norilsk
Transfer to the airport, departure
Ship

Maxim Gorky will be the first and only cruise ship to take travellers along the Yenisei River. To make sure the ship’s up to this momentous job, we’ve completed a complete redesign and renovation.

Now a 5* luxury ship, Maxim Gorky has ultra-modern features combined with comfortable interiors inspired by the rugged Siberian landscape which will be seen out of every window.

Vodohod Luxury 5 Star
Full board English speaking staff Massage cabinet Coffee point SPA area All cabins are equiped with fridges Complementary Wi-Fi TV in cabins
Cabin types
Single
Cabin`s design is inspired by majestic nature of the taiga. Equipped with new furniture and lighting. Size of cabin is around 9 sq.m
One-bed outside cabin with a large opening scenic window, private facilities, heating and ventilation system, wardrobe, 220 volt socket, radio.
Inspired by the breathtaking nature of rugged Siberia, our deluxe cabins offer elegant interiors in soothing natural tones – brought to life by each spectacular view that floats by. Unwind in a private sanctuary as you reflect on the day and dream of delightful discoveries that lie ahead. Size of cabin is around 13 - 17,7 sq.m
Two twin beds or one double bed - Cosy personal lounge area - A spacious wardrobe - Your own fridge, radio, TV and hair dryer - Two large windows for endless gazing
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