FISHING AND TAIGA STROLLING AT ZAIMKA ON BIKIN RIVER (KRASNIY YAR)

DAY 1

TOUR  PROGRAM

08:00

 

12:00

 

13:30

14:00

15:00

 

16:00

17:00

 

 

 

 

19:00

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 ethno-center in Krasniy Yar village.

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

Excursion in the ethno-center: museum, learning about the culture and traditions of Udege minority.

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.

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

Overnight at zaimka (camping).

DAY 2

09:00

10:00

 

 

13:00

 

 

 

19:00

 

20:00

Breakfast at the lodge.
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.
Lunch.
Master-class in Udege fishing style with rods and harpoons from the river bank or boat.

Demonstration of fresh caught fish processing and cooking in Udege style tala and stroganina, 5-minutes caviar, tandyr fried fish, fried on open-fire fish. Degustation.
Dinner at the lodge.
Master-class in wooden banya kindling, making of bunch for banya from collected in taiga wooden sticks.

Overnight at zaimka (camping).

DAY 3

09:00

 

13:00

15:30

 

18:00

22:00

Breakfast at the lodge.

Free time at zaimka, photo shooting, fishing, strolling.
Lunch at the lodge.

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.