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Yakutian Horse & Siberian Breeders

Authentic Siberian Village Life Experience.

Spend 2 winter days with Yakutian villagers and horse breeders in the Siberian wilderness and learn more about the Yakutian horse, unique breed originated in the Republic of Sakha-Yakutia and accustomed to live in the extreme cold.


  • Ice road or ferry across the Lena River
  • Maya village with Regional Museum
  • Traditional Sakha (Yakut) villages
  • Yakutian cuisine at village family’s
  • Sakha village life
  • Yakutian horses roaming in the wilderness
  • Horse breeders & farm
  • Horse sleigh ride
  • Horse back ride
  • Snow machine ride
  • Sauna in the evening
  • Overnight/s in a wooden house


Type: Small Group Tours
Duration: 2 days

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Day 1:

08:45 – Picking-up at hotel in Yakutsk.

09:00 – 09:30 – Driving on the ice road across the Lena River between Yakutsk and Nizhny Bestyakh (on the map), 16 km. Stop for photographing the sunrise over the river.

09:30 – 10:00 – Driving from Nizhny Bestyakh to Mayya, 35 km.

10:00 – 11:30 – Stop at Mayya Regional Museum of History. Mayya is a homeland for Manchaary, who was a Sakha hero like Robin Hood. A couple of centuries ago, he helped poor people by robbering insolent rich ones.

12:00 – 13:00 – Lunch at family’s in the village of Petrovka.

13:00 – 15:00 – Driving from Mayya to a horse breeding farm through a traditional Yakutian village and snowy forest, 20 km.

15:00 – 17:00 – Walking across horsebreeders’ farm. Feeding Yakutian horses. Horseback ride. Horse sleigh ride. Photographing forest & field during the sunset.

17:00 – 17:30 – Brunch in a log cabin. Hot beverages & snacks.

18:00 – 19:00 – Sauna. Some might try to dive into snowdrifts.

19:00 – 21:00 – Dinner.

Overnight in a cabin.

Day 2:

08:00 – 09:00 – Breakfast.

09:00 – 12:00 – Snowmobiling or sleigh ride through the forest to spot and enjoy Yakutian horses pastured in the wilderness on their own. Warm fur clothes are provided.

13:00 – Back to the log cabin. Lunch.

14:00 – 18:00 – Horse riding. Observing the sunset over forest. Free time.

18:00 – 19:00 – Driving back to Yakutsk.

20:00 – Back to hotel.

What's included

  • Transportation from Yakutsk to a horse breeding farm and back
  • English-/German-/French- or Spanish-speaking guide for 2 days
  • Entry tickets
  • Snowmobile/horse sleigh rent
  • Horse breeders’ work
  • Breeders’ fur cloth rent
  • Accommodation in a guest house
  • Sauna
  • Meals


Russian visa support (Russian visa invitation letter) is included.

Sights included in program

Far East : Yakutia
Yakutia it is A country of permafrost, where temperature lowers below minus 60° in the most severe winters, and where the topsoil can get frozen up to a half of a meter. Read more
Yakutia : Lena river
The Lena is the easternmost of the three great Siberian rivers that flow into the Arctic Ocean (the other two being the Ob' and the Yenisey). With a mean annual discharge of 588 cubic kilometers per year, it is the 5th largest river globally by discharge and the second largest of the Arctic rivers (after the Yenisey). It is the largest river whose catchment is entirely within the Russian territorial boundaries. Permafrost underlies most of the ca... Read more
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1 person - US$ 828 (US$ 828 per person)
2 person - US$ 828 (US$ 414 per person)
Price for persons: 1 - 2

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