VISIT TO UDEGE VILLAGE KRASNIY YAR

DAY 1

TOUR PROGRAM

08:00

 

12:00

 

13:30

 

14:00

15:00

Depart KHV to UDEGE village KRASNIY YAR by off-road car (minibus) 220 km by BAM road to the bridge over Bikin river (4 hours on the way)

Change for Udege motor boats at the bridge (2-3 pax on 1 boat), transfer to Krasniy Yar by river (1 hour).

Arrive to Udege village Krasniy Yar.

Accommodation at homestay or guest house.

Lunch at ethno-center (Udege and Far-Eastern taiga dishes).

Excursion in the ethno-center: greeting the guests with traditional Udege ritual, kunkan playing (Udege vargan instrument), Udege songs, enjoying national rites (shaman fire feeding rite or hunters farewell rite)

Folklore concert of Udege dancing ensemble Agdaimi (Joy), Udege life scenes, Udege tambourine dancing.

National games: lance throwing, bow shooting, walking on stilts, jumping over sledges, Udege fishing.

Excursion in the local ethnographic museum, learning about the culture and traditions of Udege minority.

Visit to national Udege embroidery workshop, learning about the types of embroidery with color threads and beads. Master-class in national Udege souvenirs.

Dinner at homestay (guest house)

Enjoying wooden banya with birch (oak) bunch and herbal tea.

Overnight at homestay (guest house)

DAY 2

09:00

10:00

 

 

 

13:00

14:30

 

Breakfast

Excursion around the village, learning about the lifestyle, household, crafts and trades of Udege minority. Meeting with local old inhabitants - keepers of national folklore.

Visit to local school. Visit to local apiary.

Lunch at homestay (guest house)

Transfer to taiga Zaimka (camping) on the bank of the Bikin river (40-50 min by motor boats.

Arrival to Zaimka (camping). Accommodation at wooden lodge with electricity, furnace (heating place), kitchen, bedrooms, toilet outside the house.

Fishing from the river bank, strolling in taiga for wild taiga plants: fern, mushrooms, herbs, berries, nuts, strobilus (depending on the season).

Cooking dinner, master-class in cooking ukha from Far-eastern fish species, Udege style tala and stroganina, 5-minutes caviar, tandyr fried fish, fried on open-fire fish

Dinner at the lodge.
Enjoying wooden banya with birch (oak) bunch and herbal tea.

Overnight at zaimka (camping).

DAY 3

09:00

 

 

 

 

13:00

15:30

18:00

22:00

Ecological path along Ussuri taiga forest,  learning about original Far-eastern flora and fauna.

Master-class in Udege style of hunting and fishing. Tracing the paths and habitat of wild animals and Ussuri Tiger. Strolling in taiga for wild taiga plants: fern, mushrooms, herbs, berries, nuts, strobilus (depending on the season).

Lunch at taiga zaimka (camping)
Transfer by Udege boats along Bikin river (up the water stream 2 hours) with stops for toilet and tea.
Change for off-road car (minibus), transfer to KHV (220 km 4 hours on the way). Arrival to hotel in KHV.