Yakutsk Vacation Packages
Long-time travelers will enjoy leaving behind the tourist trail by visiting the other population centers around Yakutsk. Mayya, 30 miles (48 kilometers) to the northwest, and Pokrovsk, 45 miles (72 kilometers) to the northeast of Yakutsk are good spots to check out if you have the time.
Visitors with an interest in history won't want to miss the area's old towns, ruins and war relics and monuments. Sakha Republic offers visitors a number of monasteries and other sites of spiritual importance, great places to get an insight into the region's gentler side.
No holiday is really complete without a little rest and recuperation. Shore fishing is one of the ways they relax here. Here and wildlife watching is another. Try some of this area's best winter activities. Many locals enjoy skiing here. Snow shoeing is also popular.
The true spirit of a place can be found not just within it's monuments and mountains, but also within its language. Taking the time to practice just a handful of common Russian words and phrases will make your travels in Yakutsk infinitely richer. Understanding some key phrases, such as "Xotite potancevat?", which translates to "Would you like to dance with me?", can make your stay all the more enjoyable. And also "Otkuda ty?", which translates as "Where are you from?"
Good things must come to an end, but be rest assured, when you have to leave Yakutsk, rest assured, you'll have many memories, photos and keepsakes to keep forever.