Yakutsk, the capital of Republic Sakha-Yakutia, in Siberia / Russia

All answers about Yakutsk City in the Republic of Sakha-Yakutia, Siberia / Russia. Weather, climate, hotels, airport, river, map, travel tours, life..

Yakutsk Hotels Map

The 2GIS app is a good tool to navigate through Yakutsk, Russia. All organizations are listed, including hotels and guest houses. Unfortunately, the app comes in Russian only.

Very often asked about hotels in the city of Yakutsk. Praise god, most of them have their own websites. Check out the following list that I usually send to travelers at request.

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Siberian truckers getting their KAMAZ trucks for the harsh Arctic winter-and-ice roads in Yakutia, Siberia, Russia. Phot taken in a garage in Yakutsk by Bolot Bochkarev

Siberian truckers getting their KAMAZ trucks for the harsh Arctic winter-and-ice roads in Yakutia, Siberia, Russia. Phot taken in a garage in Yakutsk by Bolot Bochkarev

These truck drivers work on KAMAZ only. They are freelancers and prefer to work on the Arctic direction… Anabar. Tiksi. Kolyma. Chukotka… This is where they go. TOUGHEST TRUCKERS IN SIBERIA!

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Oymyakon Tourism. Trips Planned for Winter 2013-2014

Winter arrived! Hereby I remind my blog readers about upcoming Oymyakon-related trips arranged together with VisitYakutia.com.

Currently, we gather for the following dates:

Oymyakon. 6-Day Travel to the Coldest Place in the World.
14 – 19 January 2014
18 – 23 February 2014

Yakutsk – Oymyakon – Magadan. 10-Day Coldest in the World Road Trip
15 – 24 January 2014
05 – 14 February 2014

Yakutsk – Oymyakon – Verkhoyansk. Siberian Triangle of the Coldest Places. 12-Day Trip
February 2014

Please, check out the listed links to learn details and prices for Oymyakon-related winter tours and see travel photographs and videos.

Enjoy the real Siberian winter with us!

Kolyma Road in Winter. Between Yakutsk and Magadan. Oymyakon in the middle.

Dear friends!

In the upcoming winter 2013 – 2014, we are happy to offer your exciting winter adventure travels. Check out them all:

JOIN US IN THE WINTER! BOOK YOUR TRIP!

Eurocopter EC 130 helicopter tours to Lena Pillars Nature Park from Yakutsk, Yakutia, Siberia, Russia. Photo: Bolot Bochkarev.

Eurocopter EC 130 helicopter tours to Lena Pillars Nature Park from Yakutsk, Yakutia, Siberia, Russia. Photo: Bolot Bochkarev.

Eurocopter EC 130 helicopter tours to Lena Pillars Nature Park from Yakutsk, Yakutia, Siberia, Russia. Photo: Bolot Bochkarev.

Yes, it is possible to chart a helicopter and fly high out of Yakutsk, the capital of Yakutia, Russia’s Siberia, and do a tour along the Lena River, for instance, to the Buluus glaciers, Lena Pillars Nature Park or Pillars on the Sinyaya River.

Further, see the aerial photographs of my recent flight by Eurocopter on the route Yakutsk – Buluus – Lena Pillars Nature Park on the Lena River – Pillars on the Sinyaya River and back to Yakutsk. I was extremely lucky to get in such a great opportunity to travel.

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one-day travel tour on lena river from Yakutsk to Lena Pillars Nature Park in Yakutia Siberia Russia. Photo credit: Ajar Varlamov, YakutiaPhoto.com

one-day travel tour on lena river from Yakutsk to Lena Pillars Nature Park in Yakutia Siberia Russia. Photo credit: Ajar Varlamov, YakutiaPhoto.com
One-day travel/tour on the Lena River from Yakutsk to Lena Pillars Nature Park. Photo credit: Ajar Varlamov/YakutiaPhoto.com.

One of the most frequantly asked questions is, How to make one-day travel from Yakutsk to Lena Pillars Nature Park along the Lena River?

There’s one fastest and budget way to do it.

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Travel to Oymykon, the coldest inhabited place in the world. Yakutia, Siberia, Russia. Photo by Bolot Bochkarev

The Pole of Cold Stella in Oymykon, Yakutia, Russia’s Siberia. Photo by Bolot Bochkarev

Travel to Oymykon, the coldest inhabited place in the world. Yakutia, Siberia, Russia. Photo provided by Slava Mestnikov. Travel to Oymykon, the coldest inhabited place in the world. Yakutia, Siberia, Russia. Photo provided by Slava Mestnikov.

Me in Oymyakon, the coldest inhabited place in the world. Me in Oymyakon, the coldest inhabited place in the world. Photo by Bjoern Steinz.

In the upcoming winter 2013 – 2014, I am arranging travels to Russia’s Siberian village of Oymyakon, the world’s coldest inhabited place. The road trip will be done with my constant partner, tour operator Nord Stream LLC (www.visityakutia.com). We charge for transport services only. This way we make the tour as cheap as possible.

Experience the extreme winter weather in Oymyakon, Yakutia, Russia’s Siberia! Learn how to join our trips to Oymyakon, Russia’s Siberia

Finally, I am publishing 127 photographs of the “Yakutsk – Oymyakon – Magadan. The World’s Coldest Road Trip” overland adventure travel that was done in cooperation with Nord Stream LLC on the Kolyma Road of Bones in winter 2013. That trip was announced previously here.

In the 2013 February winter trip, we had 8 travellers from different nations (1 Brazilian, 1 Catalonian, 1 French, 3 Germans, 1 Dutch, 1 American). They were great!

And…

Announce proudly the start of gathering groups for the “Yakutsk – Oymyakon – Magadan. The World’s Coldest Road Trip” overland adventure tour in winter 2013-2014.

Let’s have the greatest fun experience on the road trip from Yakutsk to Magadan via Oymyakon in the world’s coldest place!

Join us in the upcoming winter!

Tour Description + 127 Coldest Travel Photos

Joseph Stalin Monument in Yakutsk, Siberia, Russia

Joseph Stalin Monument in Yakutsk, Siberia, Russia. Photo: Bolot Bochkarev.

I was also surprised when I learned out that Joseph Stalin Monument would be installed and presented to the public on May 8th, 2013, before Victory Day Celebration in Yakutsk, Russia.

So, who installed the monument to the most controversial historic figure of the past century, whose cruelty and lack of love for humanity were considered to be equal to Hitler’s? And why? Read more…

Edward Vallance (@Yamal_Peninsula) and Cristian Barnett (@arctic_cris)

Yesterday I had a great beer time with Englishmen, who appeared right from Twitter (@yakutia). They were Edward Vallance (@Yamal_Peninsula) and Cristian Barnett (@arctic_cris). Learn more about Edward and Cristian