Tour organizer: Co Ltd “Chukotka-Discovery”
Two oceans – the Pacific and the arctic, 4 mountains ranges, 40 wades, the junction of the Arctic Circle and 180th meridian, magnificent Arctic nature, true wilderness – you can make this way only by a powerful quad bike.
The award for real pioneers who take the risk to join this tour will be stunning views, excellent angling, and the company of brown bears, polar wolves and true adventures. Are you ready to face challenges, cross mountain passes, wade rivers and rivulets? Then get on the quad bike! Have once-in-a- lifetime experience - explore the wild Russia Arctic!
Type: quad biking (appr 850 km), Arctic nature, 1 night hotel***, 2 night cottages, 1 night hostel, 5 nights tents. Full board.
Duration: 10 days/9 nights in Chukotka
Group: guaranteed set departures, international groups of 6-8 pers.
Day 1: Arrive in Anadyr. City sightseeing tour by foot.
Day 2: Leave by the local flight to Egvekinot (1 h), a town on the shore of the Bay of the Cross (the Bering Sea, Pacific Ocean) surrounded by majestic mountains. Settle in and explore by foot the town. Visit the Local Lore museum to learn about Chukotka’s exploration, ethnography, geology, and GULAGs
Day 3: Full day trip into tundra by powerful quad bikes. Feel the drive and venture to the Junction of the Arctic Circle and 180th meridian, the line where the dates change. Take in spectacular tundra and majestic mountains. Return to Egvekinot.
Day 4-9: Leave Egvekinot and head off northwards, to Pevek, a town located o the shore of the Eastern-Siberian Sea (the Arctic Ocean). Our way lies along the unused dirt track of gold prospectors, we wade numerous wide rivers and deep rivulets, challenge the impressive mountain passes. The mountains reflecting in the still mirror-like surface of the lakes strike with the brightness of colors, the tundra amazes with abundance of wild-life. Our itinerary runs along the gorgeous valleys of the rivers that are teeming with fish, curious foxes come to the tent in the morning. Brown bears and polar wolves are also not rare to spot in these places . Little by little the mountains become lower, magnificent endless tundra stretches in all directions. The rare signs of civilization appear, these are closed settlements and the so-called “ghost settlements” – abandoned Soviet gold sites characteristic for the Russian North.
Day 10: Visit the Local Lore Museum. Depart Pevek by flight to Moscow and further home
Tour Operator reserves the right to change the itinerary due to weather conditions (snowstorms, frosts, strong wind, etc) or other factors out of the Tour Operator’s control.
Tour price and dates
Included: quad bikes (Yamaha Grizzlie or similar, engine 450-750 cm3), an English-speaking guide and activity instructor/s, flight Anadyr-Egvekinot, accommodation as per itinerary, tents, camping mats and sleeping bags, full board, transport inc auto support, cultural program and activities as per itinerary
Excluded: flight to Anadyr, flight from Pevek, alcoholic drinks, optional services.
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