Ethnographic tour «Mansy nation invites guests!»

If you want to feel the special energy of one of the oldest nations Mansy, get to know their unique culture, try to live following their ideology, hear their amazing language, see fascinating dances, understand the meaning of hospitality and study other interesting things — We are waiting for you!

If you want to feel the special energy of one of the oldest nations Mansy, get to know their unique culture, try to live following their ideology, hear their amazing language, see fascinating dances, understand the meaning of hospitality and study other interesting things — We are waiting for you!
Departure from Moscow to Khanty-Mansiysk from «Vnukovo» airport at 17th of august at 8:15pm, board ЮТ351, Utair airlines (flight block time — 2:55), arriving at 1:10am (+2 hours difference in time).

Tour program:
1st day. Meeting in Khanty-Mansiysk. Staying in the hotel.
2nd day. Round-up excursion in Khanty-Mansiysk, the town which is situated on seven hills, the capital of ancient Ugra. Departure to Berezovo settlement, board ЮТ237, Utair airlines at 4pm (flight block time — 1 hour), and excursion following the memorable places connected to life of prince Menschikov. Dinner in the hotel.
3rd day. Arriving to Saranpaul (Zairians’ village). Excursion in the 164 years old village. River trip (on a big boat) to an ethnic children’s base «Mann Uskve». Staying in a traditional home of north nations — «Chum». Evening activities around the camp-fire. Presentation of the «Mann Uskve» base.
4th day. The day of national food.
Excursion to a Mansy village Iasunt. Seine fishing (sosvinskaia herring, other local fish). Cutting and cooking fish. Baking bread in a traditional Mansy stove («Nian varni cur»). Gathering Mansy tee (meadow-sweet). Evening activities, Mansy’s etiquette.
5th day. The day of national medicine.
Ways of treatment of north nations. Gathering medicine herbs. Ways of protecting home. Producing of home protecting amulets.
6th day. The day of national games and toys.
National toys exhibition, making of traditional toys, national games. Archery. Sewing «akani»(doll) — children’s protecting amulet. Evening activities, fairytales near the «chuval» (Mansy fireplace, made of clay).

7th day. The day of national crafts.
Sewing nets. Studying how to drive «koldanka» (small wood boat). Trying nets in «koldanka». Gathering birth. Making dishes from birth. Ornamental design of Mansy. Making women breast decoration. National evening fashion show.
8th day. The day of national songs and dances.
Ritual Mansy dances, main movements and their meaning. Producing your own dance, which will protect you, give you energy and beauty. Magical sounds of «Sankviltapa» (Mansy stringed music instrument)
9th day. The day of Myths.
Myths and legends of Obskie Ugri. «Everybody with wings and legs». Theater performance near the fireplace. The evening of «Tuliglapov» — birch masks.
10th day. Arriving to Saranpaul. Departure to Berezovo. If you want, you can visit local museum. You will also have a chance to buy some souvenirs. Night in the hotel.
11th day. Departure to Khanty-Mansiysk, board ЮТ238 at 2pm (flight block time — 1 hour). Free time. Excursion to Human and Nature museum. Staying in the hotel.
12th day. Departure to Moscow, board ЮТ352 at 7:40am. (flight block time — 2:55), arriving at 8:55am (-2 hours difference in time).
Tour costs 650 euro per person if there are 15 people in a group.
Flight from Moscow to Khanty-Mansiysk and back to Moscow costs about 400 euro.

The tour cost consist of flights Khanty-Mansiysk-Berezovo-Saranpaul-Berezovo-Khanty-Mansiysk; living in a comfort two beds hotel rooms; separate bed curtains in «Chum»; if you want we have tents; Mansy house for guests. You will get breakfasts at hotels. At the base we have breakfast, lunch and supper + snacks. We provide all excursions and in museums and activities in the tour.
The price doesn’t consist of flight Moscow — Khanty-Mansiysk — Moscow, also we don’t provide insurance.
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