Tourists invited to self-expedition around Talnah

Tourists invited to self-expedition around Talnah

July 04, 2022

Travelers will be able to get acquainted with the flora and fauna of the area and learn a lot of useful things.

#ARCTIC. #SIBERIA. THIS IS TAIMYR. Taimyr Reserves directorate invite tourists to a self-expedition in Talnah. This type of individual, family or group leisure – an entertaining walk for educational and research purposes – was launched in 2020, the covid year.

Irina Mesropyan, leading specialist of the Taimyr Reserves directorate’s environmental education department, said that the first version of the self-expedition – Inhabitants of Reserves in Norilsk – had wonderful feedback from the participants:

“Now it’s time to walk around Talnah – this area is famous for its numerous sculptures and decorative structures, which are dedicated to a variety of topics. Of course, we are interested in animals and plants found in the Taimyr reserves. And there are a lot of them here”.

On an entertaining walk, travelers will learn how to behave when meeting a brown bear, find bird nests, determine the age of the polar bear sculpture prototype, find out the Talnah larches age and solve many other mysteries.

To go on a research tour, you need to download a route sheet on the Taimyr Reserves directorate website or launch the guide electronic version with tasks using the QR code indicated on the website. You can put your answers in the notes, and fill out the form at home.

It will be possible to go on a trip until August 31 on any day in good weather.

Participants will have to build a route to given points using the navigator, indicate the name of the observation object or area, complete expeditionary tasks, conduct research, study questions using hint links, take photographs and send a report to

The best photos will take part in the Nature in the City contest, they will be posted in the expedition album in social networks. Whoever performs all the tasks flawlessly may get a consolation prize. Teams will receive a certificate of participation in the self-expedition.

It should be reminded that a visitor center will be opened on lake Lama in the summer, and a new tour route through the gorge of mount Schmidt is being developed in Norilsk. Earlier, the city presented the Bighorn Footsteps project.

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Text: Angelica Stepanova, Photo: Nikolay Shchipko and Olga Polyanskaya

July 04, 2022

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