Feel like nomad

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Price from 580 Euro
This trip is about meeting locals. You will know nomadic style of life which is authentic feature of Tuvan people


Route: Kyzyl-Samagaltay-Kyzyl

The republic of Tuva
5 days/4 nights
June-August
Excursion, bus tour
Private travelling
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Itinerary


1 day Arrival in Kyzyl

Biy-Khem camp by Susina (1).JPG Yurt camp
-/L/D
Distance per day: 20 km

Arrival by plane in Kyzyl Upon meeting with a guide, transfer to yurt camp Biy-Khem, located 20 km from Kyzyl.
Free day, rest.


2 day Kyzyl city tour

Nomads in Tuva by Susina (1).JPG Yurt camp
B/L/D
Distance per day: 70 km

Kyzyl is enough small city located at the bank of the Yenisei river. This city differs from others due to authentic culture of Tuvan people, slow style of life, and some special energy.
The landscapes of the city are peaceful enough but Tuva keeps a lot of interesting things to see. And, you will start to get acquittance with this region starting with the capital, Kyzyl.
During a city tour you will:
walk along the major embarkment and might hear the sermon of lama in Buddhist temple
visit the Center of Asia square and the same name monument
visit the square of Arat, see local theatre, fountains and the drum of wish there
take part in master-class guided by a local craftsman
explore the history of the Scythians and see the gold which was founded in Tuva. It dates back to the 7th century B.C.
In the evening, come back to hotel, dinner.


3 day Meet nomads

Nomads in Tuva by Susina (1).JPG Tent camp
B/L/D
Distance per day: 170 km, 3 km on foot

Breakfast. Check-out.
After breakfast departure to the south of the republic of Tuva. About lunch time arrival at the summer nomad’s stay. Meet with the head of family and other members. We offer you not only see how they live, we offer to have an experience with their daily life: cook dinner, make traditional tea, milk a cow, drive cattle, even ride a horse (if you want), take part in entertainment… You will be surprised how different their life is.
For you comfort we offer to overnight in tent. There you can enjoy sleeping by the noise of river and wind. A small secret - it’s a huge honor to be invited to overnight in yurt, and if you deserve it (or being lucky), the head of family will offer it for you.
Kindly, note this is a not typical tourist visit, some kind of an expedition trip.
Be ready for lack of basic comfort (no shower, toilet is in a village style). Also you will eat the traditional dishes (made from lamb, not so much choice).
Also please, note if you are not ready to overnight in a tent or in yurt with family, it’s possible to visit nomad family during one day stay. Ask us for the details.


4 day Nomads and come back to Kyzyl

Road to Samagaltay by Susina (9).JPG Hotel 5*
B/L/-
Distance per day: 150 km

The day starts very early in nomad’s life. So after a very early breakfast with family departure to Kyzyl.
Upon your wish you can stay them till lunch and explore the surroundings or go to Samagaltay, the ex-capital of Tuva.
Check-in at hotel in Kyzyl, rest and dinner


5 day Leaving Kyzyl

Road to Samagaltay by Susina (5).JPG On board
B/-/-
Distance per day: 10 km

Breakfast, check-out. Transfer to the airport


Price - from 580 Euro per person


  • Twin accommodation (except hotel in Kyzyl - single room there) and meals as per program
  • English-speaking guide services
  • Meals as mentioned (B-breakfast, L - lunch, D - dinner)
  • Transport services
  • Entrance tickets
  • Master-class
  • Rent of tents
  • Meet nomands
  • Single accommodation is 60 Euro (at yurt camp only)
  • Airline, train tickets
  • Alcohol drinks
  • Insurance
  • Souvenirs
  • Services, not mentioned in the program
  • The price is valid till the 01st of October 2020. The mentioned rates are valid for 6 people in a group. But the tour may be conducted from 4 up to 10 participants. The price for other number of participants is upon request.

    Nomadic style of life is authentic feature of Tuvan people. This is unforgettable experience. You won’t feel something similar in a modern life. SiberiaDa Tour highlight

    Accommodation en route

    Yurt Camp Byi-Khem
    The camp is located 20 km from Kyzyl at the bank of the Biy-Khem river. The yurts are presented in the typical type of living among nomads.
    There are several yurts, every is for 2 person. In every yurt there are 2 separate beds, closet, heat register. In the territory of yurt camp there are shower, WC, and a dining room in separate yurts.
    There are a weak mobile connection, no wi-fi available.
    Distance from airport: 25 km (the nearest one in Kyzyl)
    Available category of yurts: Standard

    Tent Camp (Temporary)
    Installation of the camp is by yourself with a guide helping. The guests will be provided by mattresses and sleeping bags. Every tent is for 2-3 pax. Single accommodation is upon request.
    The installation of camp is supposed at the river bank or lake shore.
    Please, take your own towels and personal cleansing, flashlight. We will install a mobile toilet (field style) and shower cabin.
    All tourists will get hot meals three times a day cooked on the fire. During hiking or long passages tourists will get lunch boxes. We will provide you a set of utensils (fork, spoon, cup, plate). The camp is equipped with dining room.
    Please, note it’s not possible to charge the batteries (cameras, phones and etc.) in tent camp.

    Azimut Hotel 5*
    This is the hotel of the well-known hotels’ chain. The hotel was opened some years ago and has all the necessary stuff for a pleasure rest.
    This is the best hotel in Tuva, located in the very heart of the city. In the walking distance: Yenisei embarkment, the Geography Center of Asia, the local theater, market and museum.
    Available category of rooms: Standard, Standard view, Junior Suite, Junior Suite view, Junior Suite view triple, Presidential apartments


    Route distance

    By car asphalt road
    360 km
    Off-road
    60 km
    On foot
    3 km

    The trip is organized by comfortable vehicle depending on a group size.

    Itinerary start and finish point

    Start and finish is from Kyzyl.
    Arrival and departure transfers are included.

    Travel tips

    Before go to Siberia, we kindly ask to learn travel tips carefully.

    What to take

    This trip is an excursion kind of tour with the elements of some activities. It means you don’t need any special equipment; please take with you all the necessary things for leisure vacation.

    Limitations & dangers

    Age: from 12 years.
    No special physical fit is required.
    No special insurance is required.

    Booking steps

    1. Send us a request
    2. Confirm an itinerary
    3. Conclude a contract
    4. Make prepayment, full payment
    5. Receive the vouchers, pack the stuff and start travelling


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