The first package tour “Yamal. The land of a thousand reindeer” will be presented in Tatarstan
15:20 18 февраля 2019
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The presentation of the new package tour “Yamal. The land of a thousand reindeer” will take place on the 19th of February in Kazan. At the meeting with representatives of tourist industry and mass media of the Republic of Tatarstan the director general of “Discover Yamal” Zelfira Makhmutova will tell about the opportunity to go to the ethnographic journey and to get acquainted with the charm of the boundless land of Yamal.
The program of the tourist product includes excursions around Salekhard — the only town in the world that is situated on the Polar Circle, the trip to tundra with visiting of the traditional choum – dwelling of nomads, acquaintance with lifestyle of indigenous peoples of the North and the opportunity to communicate closely with the breadwinners of nomads — reindeer.
Tourists from Tatarstan can easily reach the place thanks to the regular flight from Kazan to Salekhard. The travel time will make 4 hours 15 minutes. Availability of the offer will be provided through assistance of the air carrier and the local hotel, the cost of a four-day tour with the flight, accommodation and transfers under the program will make 19900 rubles per person.
It is planned that the first group of tourists will arrive in Yamal in early March.
According to the director of the department of youth policy and tourism of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug Nayil Khairullin, “Yamal. The land of a thousand reindeer” is a pilot project for Yamal on launch of the complex tour that can contribute to development of tourist potential of the arctic region.
“Serious work was done together with the tour operator, the air carrier and objects of tourist industry for preparation of the pilot project. We tried to make the tour qualitative, interesting and to provide everything necessary for comfort of tourists”, the director of the specialized department said.
Also representatives of the tourist information center of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug will participate in the presentation to establish interregional relations in the sphere of tourism. The experts will present delicacies of northern cuisine for tasting and will tell about potential of the arctic region as a picturesque place to have a rest.