Located in the north of Western Siberia, the Yamal Peninsula is famous for its stunning pristine northern nature and the most interesting culture. It is also the place where 90% of all gas in Russia is extracted.
Here are some things to add to your must-do list once in the area:
— visit the local historical landmarks (including mammoth remains in the permafrost);
— explore the beauty of the magnificent Polar Ural Mountains;
— see the mesmerizing natural phenomena — Northern Lights;
— try out the local hospitality: visit a teepee and taste the northern cuisine;
— learn about the romance of the nomadic lifestyle in severe conditions of the arctic region;
— get acquainted with national applied arts and crafts;
— take a reindeer ride through the snow.
The Advanced program may also include fishing and hunting.
Have you ever experienced anything from the above? If not, don’t hesitate to plan a trip to Yamal!