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‘Wilds of Krasnoyarsk’ Winter Nature Tour

Overview

Explore the wilds of Siberia with this spectacular winter nature tour. Travel to the serene Siberian taiga near Krasnoyarsk for an outdoor camping experience packed full of festive fun, before heading to several local settlements to learn more about Siberian culture. If you are looking for a family camping trip that includes plenty of winter festivities and culture, then this unique experience is the one for you. This 5-day experience includes several days in a campsite in the Siberian taiga near Krasnoyarsk, an excursion to a Cossack farmstead, and plenty of chance to mix with rural local communities that call Siberia their home.

  • Camping in winter taiga forest

  • Excursion to a Cossack farmstead

  • Krasnoyarsk Hydro Power Station

  • Visiting the ancient churches of Yeniseysk

  • Meet the legendary Ded Moroz around the campfire

  • Russian Christmas celebrations in the heart of Siberia

Itinerary

Krasnoyarsk

Situated on the Yensei River, Krasnoyarsk is the third largest city in Siberia and an important junction on the Trans-Siberian Railway. The city has been hailed by Anton Chekov among others, as one of the most beautiful cities in Siberia and even the entirety of Russia. It is best known for the Stolby Nature Sanctuary, an idyllic national park set within rolling hills and rocky outcrops, found just 10km south of the city.

Day 1

Arrival in Krasnoyarsk and visit to Krasnoyarsk Power Station

After arriving in Krasnoyarsk, you will meet your guide who will take you to your hotel ready for check-in.

  • Lunch & Dinner

  • Arrival Transfer

  • Krasnoyarsk Dam

  • Tsar-Fish observation platform

  • Yenisey River

  • Prominent Landscape

Travel to

Ribnaya Zaimka

This location is in the Krasnoyarsk region of Russia.

Day 2

Festive entertainment around the campsite bonfire

Today, you will head into the wilds of Siberia for plenty of outdoor activities and festive entertainment.

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

  • Transfer

  • Camping experience

  • Cultural Immersive Experience

  • Food & Drink Experience

  • Russian Christmas celebration

  • Yenisey River

Day 3

Free time in the Siberian taiga

After a camp breakfast, you will have the rest of the day free to experience camp life. Take walks along the banks of the Yenisei River and traverse the beautiful winter landscapes of the Siberian taiga.

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

  • Free Time

  • Exploring the Taiga

  • Yenisey River

  • Angara river

  • visit of Ded Moroz

  • Cultural Immersive Experience

  • Food & Drink Experience

Travel to

Yeniseysk

Situated on the Yenisei River in Krasnoyarsk Krai, Yeniseysk is a small town founded in the early 17th century. The town was the first to be founded on the Yenisei River from which it derives its name and was vital in the Russian colonisation of East Siberia in the 17th–18th centuries. Although the town later dwindled in importance due to the strategic railroad being due south, the Yeniseysk Old Town has been considered a heritage site by the Russian government.

Day 4

Visit to the ancient churches of Yeniseysk

After a camp breakfast, you will say goodbye to your campsite and begin the journey to Yeniseysk.

  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

  • Transfer

  • Church of Iver women monastery

  • the male monastery of the Holy Transfiguration

  • the Saviour Cathedral

  • authentic Cossack farmstead

  • Cultural Immersive Experience

  • Scenic Surrounds

Day 5

Departure from Krasnoyarsk

After breakfast, you will check out of your hotel in Krasnoyarsk and meet your driver for the departure transfer to the airport or railway station where this tour will end.

  • Breakfast

  • Free Time

  • Departure Transfer

Where you can stay

A hotel can be the make or break of any experience, and we understand that choosing the right hotel is important to our travellers. Check out our range of hotels ahead of time, and learn more about our standard 3-star options and the luxury 5-star upgrades that are available in the destinations you will be visiting.

Please note that the selection of hotels included here are examples of where you may stay on your tour, we will pick the best option for you based on your travel requirements.

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