Tour duration: 15 days / 14 nights
Route: Anadyr to Anadyr
Price from: $11,200
Day 1: Arrival in Anadyr
Welcome to Anadyr - the administrative center of Chukotka and the easternmost town of Russia. Upon arrival your private driver meets you at the airport and transfers you to the port to board your expedition vessel the Spirit of Enderby. In the evening you enjoy dinner and get aсquainted with your fellow-travelers from all over the world.
Day 2: Day at Anadyrskiy Bay
This day you spend onboard enjoying the views of the Anadyrskiy Bay and the Preobrazheniya Bay. You have a plenty of activities to participate: an introductory ship briefing and a safety briefing, a ship tour, life boat drill and bird watching from the bridge.
Day 3: Visit to Yttygran Island
Today you make a stop at Yttygran Island and visit its unique archaeological site known as Whale Bone Alley. After the tour you return onboard and spend the rest of the day cruising by Nuneangan and Arakamchechen Islands where you will see numerous seabird nests and walrus rookeries.
Day 4: Visit to Cape Dezhnev & Uelen Village
Today you enjoy a walking tour of Cape Dezhnev, that is the eastmost point of Eurasia, and visit its old outpost and ruins of the abandoned village of Naukan. Then you proceed to Uelen Village to experience the everyday life of the locals, participate in their traditional entertainments and learn some of their popular crafts, including bone-carving.
Day 5: Cruising by Kolyuchin Island
You spend this day at sea enjoying wildlife watching and views of Kolyuchin Island from the ship’s bridge.
Day 6 -10 : Wrangel & Herald Islands Exploration
You spend the following five days exploring most interesting corners of Wrangel Island that represents a unique breeding ground for polar bears, walrus, seals and a wide range of bird species. During these you together with experienced local rangers and researchers will visit most intriguing places of the area, including Ptichy Bazaar and an uninhabited Herald Island that is part of the Wrangel Island Wildlife Preserve.
Day 11: Cruising along North Siberian Coast
Today you have a stop near the mouth of the Kolyuchin Inlet to visit the Belaka Spit. After a several-hours trekking across the spit you return onboard and continue cruising through the huge Kolyuchin Inlet. You spend the rest of the day enjoying spectacular water sceneries and leisurely pastime onboard.
Day 13: Cruising through the Bering Strait & Visit to the Chukotka Coast
Today you cruise through the Bering Strait by the Diomede Islands that mark an international border between Russia and the USA. Later that day you arrive at the Chukotka Coast where you have the last land expedition.
Day 14: Day at Sea
This is your last full day onboard. You will enjoy numerous onboard activities while cruising through the Anadyrskiy Bay towards the final destination of your expedition - Anadyr.
Day 15: Departure from Anadyr
Today your cruise experience is over. After breakfast you arrive in Anadyr and say farewell to your fellow-travelers and crew members. Airport transfer is arranged for you.
Not included: international / domestic flights, visas, travel insurance, gratuities, optional services and all personal expenses.