The national holiday ‘Yhyakh’

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Program

Date: June 26 – July 3, 2015.
Group: 2 – 6 people
Duration: 8 days / 7 nights
Route: Yakutsk – the area ‘Us Khatyn’, the national holiday ‘Yhyakh’ – Nature Park ‘Lena Pillars’ – Yakutsk.

Day 1. (June 26, Friday)
Morning arriving to Yakutia, transfer to ‘Lena’ hotel, double accommodation, rest. Lunch in the hotel.
14:00 city tour with visiting ethnographic complex ‘Ys-Kut’, blessing ritual ‘Algys’.
Excursion to the ice gallery ‘Kingdom of Permafrost’.
Diner in national cuisine restaurant ‘Muus Khaia’.
19:00 Transfer to the hotel, rest.

Day 2. (June 27, Saturday)
Breakfast, check out.
10:00 Transfer to the ‘Ys Khatyn” area (18 km), the place of national holiday ‘Yhyakh – meeting the sun’. Taking part in the national holiday – rituals, competitions. National cuisine lunch at holiday area.
Diner in ‘Ys Khatyn’ area.
Overnight in ‘Ys Khatyn’ area is optional.

Day 3. (June 28, Sunday)
3:00 The Rite of sun meetings.
4:00 Transfer to the hotel.
10:00 Breakfast at the hotel.
11:00 Transfer to the “Us Khatyn” area.
Participation in the festival.
Lunch in cafe.
Transfer to the ‘Lena’ hotel, accommodation, rest, free time.
Dinner at the national cuisine restaurant ‘Mahtal’.

Day 4. (June 29, Monday)
Breakfast.
10:00 excursion to the museum “Treasury Yakutia”
Sightseeing tour of the world largest city on permafrost – Yakutsk with visiting museums: National History Museum, Mammoth Museum.
13:00 Lunch in ‘Tygyn Darkhan’ restaurant.
14:00 Shops visiting, free time.
18:00 Transfer to a ship, double accommodation.
20:00 (19:00) Departure from city river port.
20:00 (19:00) – 22:00 Diner.
22:00 – 23:00 Evening entertainment.
23:00 – 05:00 Discotheque.

Day 5. (June 30, Tuesday)
08:00 – 10:00  Breakfast.
09:00 – 09:20 Documental film about Lena Pillars.
10:00 Arriving to Lena Pillars.
11:00 – 13:00 Shaman ritual, Обряд шамана, ascent to the top of Lena Pillars.
13:00 – 15:00 Lunch.
15:00 – 15:30 Departure to the sand island.
15:30 – 19:30 Free time, water rides, workshops, children’s entertainment.
19:00 – 21:00 Diner.
20:00 Departure to Yakutsk.
22:00 – 23:00 Evening entertainment.
23:00 – 05:00 Discotheque.

Day 6. (July 1, Wednesday)
08:00 Arriving to Yakutsk.
Transfer to ‘Lena’ hotel.
10:00 Excursion to diamond cutting factory EPL Diamond.
11:00 Transfer to jewelry salon EPL Diamond, purchase of certified diamonds, jewelries with special discounts.
13:00 Lunch in cafe.
14:00 Visits of jewelry and souvenirs shops, free time.
19:00 Diner in national cuisine restaurant.
Transfer to the hotel, rest.

Day 7. (July 2, Thursday)
Breakfast.
Free day.
Transfer to the airport.

Tour price:                

PAX (group size) Price per 1 person (rubbles)
4-6 69 000,00

The price includes:

- transfers according to program;
– excursions according to program;
– cruise, double accommodation;
– double accommodation in ‘Lena’ hotel (camping in ‘Ys Khatyn’ area);
– 3 meals a day on the boat, in camps;
– 1 Russian speaking guide;
– Insurance.

Additional payment:

- Chinese language interpreter – 56 000 rubles per group;
– Hotel accommodation in Yakutsk;
– Meals in Yakutsk.

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