Chukotka: Trekking at the Edge of the Earth Tour
Chukotka: Trekking at the Edge of the Earth Tour

Chukotka: Trekking at the Edge of the Earth Tour

15 days

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Discover a hiker’s paradise in Russia’s Far East on a 15-day guided trekking tour

Experience the unparalleled remoteness of the Russian Far East on the Chukotka: Trekking on the Edge of the Earth Tour. This 15-day guided trek will have you experiencing one of Russia’s most untamed natural landscapes as you trek and camp the boundless tundra and fjords of Chukotka.

Setting out from Anadyr, you’ll fly to Provideniya, a small village on a bay where your trekking tour will begin. The days that follow will have you hiking serpentine passes, plunging fjords, and picturesque bays. With the bays fed by the Barents Sea, you may have the chance to spot humpback whales and large seal colonies.

The 15-Day Chukotka: Trekking at the Edge of the Earth tour invites you to experience a trekking tour unlike any other. Trek in one of Russia’s most remote landscapes as you explore the Far East. Book your spot on this epic trek today!

Highlights of the Chukotka: Trekking at the Edge of the Earth Tour

Begin and end your tour in Anadyr, setting out on a walking tour of the port city at the center of Chukotka.
Explore the heritage of Chukotka as you visit museums in Anadyr where you’ll learn about Chukchi culture.
Get off the beaten track as you trek and explore the Russian Far East, gaining access to a level of remoteness few achieve.
Hike and camp in the vast wilderness, enjoying mild comfortable weather perfect for camping and hiking.

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From $11,325USD
15 days
Difficulty
Guided
Hotels, Apartments, Camping
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Chukotka: Trekking at the Edge of the Earth Tour

Chukotka: Trekking at the Edge of the Earth Tour Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive

Your tour begins in Anadyr, a town of 15,000 and considered to be the center of Chukotka. Fly into Ugolny Airport (DYR) and transfer to your hotel. After settling in, you’ll enjoy a short guided walking tour of the city.
Overnight Location: Hotel in Anadyr
Distance: None
Meals: Lunch

Day 2 Fly to Provideniya Village

The most remote areas of Chukotka are only accessible by boat and plane. Today you’ll fly high above the Arctic Circle, as you fly to the incredibly remote village of Provideniya that hugs the northern shore of the beautiful Komsomolskaya Bay.

Touch down and settle into your accommodations here before enjoying a walking tour of the town.
Overnight Location: Apartment in Provideniy
Distance: None
Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 3 Portovaya Mountain

Today you’ll enjoy a warm-up hike to the top of Portovaya Mountain. At just over 600 meters high, this hike shouldn’t be too much of a challenge. From the top, you’ll enjoy stunning views of the village and the scenic bay.
Overnight Location: Apartment in Provideniya
Distance: 6km, 500m of ascent/descent
Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 4 Markovsky Pass

After enjoying a pleasant warm-up hike yesterday, it’s now time to embark on your first day of trekking! Today you’ll journey to the Markovsky Pass, getting your first real taste of this wild and rugged land.
Overnight Location: Camping
Distance: 17km, 300m of ascent/descent
Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 5 Penkigney Bay

Rise with the birds this morning after your first night of camping in Chukotka! Enjoy breakfast at camp, and then set out for the eastern coast of the Chukotka Peninsula, as you hike to Penkigney Bay. Known as the most beautiful bay in all of Chukotka, the Bering Sea bay is a fjord home to majestic whales, walrus, and seals, so be sure to keep an eye on the water!
Overnight Location: Camping
Distance: 21km, 250m of ascent/descent
Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 6 Marich River

Enjoy a pleasant hike that will have you tracing the Marich River today, guiding you through the gorgeous Marich River Valley.
Overnight Location: Camping
Distance: 20km, 200m of ascent/descent
Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 7 Petsovaya River

Find yourself serenaded by a thundering waterfall today as you hike to the Petsovaya River.
Overnight Location: Camping
Distance: 15km, 100m of ascent/descent
Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 8 Alera Bay

Today’s trek will have you navigating another of Chukotka’s scenic bays as you hike through fjords to a small hidden cove known as Alera Bay.
Overnight Location: Camping
Distance: 21km, 200m of ascent/descent
Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 9 Sinyavinskie Springs

As well as fjords, canyons, and waterfalls, Chuktoka is also known for its pristine glacier-fed springs. Hike to the Sinyavinskie springs today, and if you’re feeling brave, dip your feet in the icy-cold waters!
Overnight Location: Camping
Distance: 17km, 150m of ascent/descent
Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 10 Abolesheva Bay

You’ll find there is always another scenic bay to discover in Chukotka, and today you’ll make your way to a spectacular one. The Abolesheva Bay is home to a large seal colony and is one of the main traditional seal hunting areas in Chukotka. Traditionally, hunters catch their prey, then divvy up the meat to villagers at no cost. Explore this breathtaking haven for wildlife.
Overnight Location: Camping
Distance: 20km
Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 11 Rumilet Bay

Today marks your final day of discovering bays in Chukotka. Revel in the peaceful setting of Rumilet Bay as you enjoy hiking along the shore.
Overnight Location: Camping
Distance: 18km, 300m of ascent/descent
Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 12 Return to Provideniya Village

Today you’ll leave the bays of Chukotka behind you as you hike towards Provideniya Village. Arrive at the village and settle into your accommodations, then enjoy some free time this evening.
Overnight Location: Apartment in Provideniya
Distance: 12km, 300m of ascent/descent
Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 13 Provideniya Tour and Museum

Today you’ll tour around the quaint village, visiting the local museum and Cape Likhacheva.
Overnight Location: Apartment in Provideniya
Distance: None
Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 14 Transfer to Anadyr

Return by flight to Anadyr, where you’ll enjoy some more time to explore this central town. Visit the Heritage of Chukotka Museum here before enjoying an evening at your leisure, followed by a farewell dinner!
Overnight Location: Hotel in Anadyr
Distance: None
Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 15 Departure

This morning you’ll enjoy one final excursion to Mikhail’s Hill. Then, it’s time to transfer to the airport to depart.
Overnight Location: None
Distance: None
Meals: Breakfast, lunch

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Chukotka: Trekking at the Edge of the Earth Tour Price and Dates

This guided trekking tour in Chukotka is run as a private tour for your group only and the price is fixed per person.

The prices below are per person:

  • Solo travellers and groups of 4 or fewer: Price upon request
  • Guided groups of 5+: $11,325 USD per person
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Accommodation on the Chukotka: Trekking at the Edge of the Earth Tour

This tour is based in hotels, tented campsites, and apartments. Hotels on this trip are 3-star and offer basic conveniences that can make this trip more pleasant.

In some cases, the accommodation listed below may need to be substituted for other comparable accommodations.

Single Rooms and Solo Travelers
Rooms are double occupancy or higher. You can pay a supplement of $95 USD to have a private room in the hotel where possible (not available while camping). Solo travellers may be required to pay a supplement.

Hotels on Standard Tour

Night 1

Hotel in Anadyr ★★★

Enjoy comfortable, well-located accommodations, offering basic conveniences.

Night 2

Apartment in Provideniya

Enjoy the convenience of your own little apartment in Provideniya. The rooms in apartments are dormitory-style.

Night 3-11

Camping around Chukotka

Feel at one with nature as you sleep in tented campsites in various locations around Chukotka.

Night 12-13

Apartment in Provideniya

Enjoy the convenience of your own little apartment in Provideniya. The rooms in apartments are dormitory-style.

Night 14

Hotel in Anadyr ★★★

Enjoy comfortable, well-located accommodations, offering basic conveniences.

What’s Included in the Chukotka: Trekking at the Edge of the Earth Tour?

Meals

14 breakfasts, 15 lunches, and 13 dinners are included.

Accommodations

Accommodations for 14 nights are included. Accommodations before and after the tour in Anadyr are not included but can be added as a supplement.

Transportation during the Tour

Transportation for you and your luggage is included throughout the tour, including transfers to and from the airport.

Also Included

  • English-speaking guide
  • Domestic flights to and from Provideniya
  • Invitation for tourist visa
  • All group equipment (tents, fire kit, first aid)
  • Museum visits
  • City tour in Anadyr

Not included

  • Flights to and from Anadyr
  • Personal hiking equipment (sleeping bag, mats, poles, pack)
  • Meals, drinks, or snacks not previously mentioned
  • Gratuities for tour guides or other staff if desired
  • Visas if required
  • Travel insurance
  • Anything not mentioned as included

Optional Extras

  • Additional nights before or after the tour
  • Single occupancy upgrades

Frequently Asked Questions about Chukotka: Trekking at the Edge of the Earth Tour

Is this tour for me?

We rate this tour a 5/5. You should be comfortable hiking for up to 20km in a day on challenging terrain and you should also be comfortable camping in tents.

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