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The Northern sea route was in the top 20 of the most interesting cruise itineraries in the world by British magazine Wanderlust. Russian Arctic was on the 18th place of the list, published on the portal site.
According to the authors, to explore the Northern part of Russia, is better in the period from July to September and to allocate from 25 to 28 days.
As a starting point it is proposed the city of Anadyr (Chukotka Autonomous Okrug) or Mr. (American Alaska), and then the route should pass through the Chukchi sea, where tourists will be able to see eskimo village, the habitat of polar bears and walrus rookery.
It is noted that before 2014, only Russian icebreakers had a right to navigate the Arctic route. Now it is available for commercial flights.
Also in the list of Wanderlust entered Indonesia, Cape Verde (Africa), an archipelago in the Andaman sea, Kimberley (Australia), Hebrides (Scotland), Svalbard (Norway).
The expansion of the transport network, inland waterways, regional airports and routes, seaports of Russia, the Northern sea route as a number of tasks “Comprehensive plan for the modernization and expansion of trunk infrastructure”. The plan included national projects and will last until 2024.
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