Tour operators of Yamal are going “on the road of the Heavenly Son”
10:44 9 января 2019
Категории: News in English
On the 9th of January the tour operators “Yamal-Tour”, “Yasavey” and “Discover Yamal” by Trecol motorcars went to the settlement Muzhi, Shuryshkarskiy district. The introductory promotional tour “On the road of the Heavenly Son” will last for three days. The travel will allow the tour operators to see and evaluate quality of the offered tour, to discuss opportunity of cooperation and weather-related details of organizing of travels for tourists.
The program of the three-day stay began with the visit to the natural and ethnographic park “Zhivun” in the open air in the Khanty village named Khanty-Muzhi founded in the early 18th century. Choums for accommodation of tourists were set on the territory of the park. (The note: a choum is a dwelling of nomads; it is similar to a tepee). Guests can enjoy national Khanty cuisine, visit the excursion program “On the road of the Heavenly Son” on the ski trail with the story about traditional methods of bear hunting and related customs, drive snowmobiles to the venue of the bear merrymaking, try their hand at hunting activities — archery, javelin throwing. The organizers also offer to visit the winter house with “chuval” (a fireplace), to try on national clothes, to listen to myths and legends of northern peoples.
The menu of the first day includes dishes of venison, wood grouse, bear meat, bread from the clay oven and the brand pie “Moipyr nyan” baked on the special Khanty rite.
The tour operators will visit the Park-Museum “Zhivun” (winter and summer Khanty houses, four types of little barns, “kaldankа” boats and narty – nomadic sleighs, the sacred place of Kunovat Khanty people) with the sightseeing tour. They will listen to stories about Muzhi-gort idols and their “return” from Florence to their native land.
On the second day it is scheduled to go to the fishing village of Rolzin-gort (Tiltim), the headwaters of the Synya River. After getting acquainted with everyday life of fishermen the tour operators will be offered to check fishing nets placed under the ice. Here they will discuss opportunities to organize snowmobile excursions on the Synya River, to the villages of Tiltim and Yevri-gort (about 10-13 km), snowmobiling and other activities for tourists.
After lunch the organizers will be offered to go from Rolzin-gort to the camp of reindeer herders (about 30 km away from Rolzin-gort), where negotiations with reindeer herders will be held. They will touch the opportunity to receive tourists, to study everyday life of reindeer herders, to ride reindeer sleighs.
The evening transfer to the district center — the settlement Muzhi — will allow staying in the landscape unit “Kresty”, which demonstrates the panorama of the Ob River and the settlements.
On the third and final day of the tour the main events will take place in Muzhi. This is the excursion around the settlement with the visit to the district museum and the House-Museum “Komi izba”, the visit to the future trade and tourist complex “The 65th parallel”. The information was given in the department of youth policy and tourism of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug.