International Thor Heyerdahl explorer camp expedition program: Novosibirsk – 2017

Day 1. (10 July). Novosibirsk – history and modern days

10.00 The meeting of delegations (Armenia, Czech Republic, Norway). Accommodation in River Park Hotel

12.00 Riverside stroll 

13.30 Lunch

14.15 – 15.00 City tour (city center, Globus Theatre, Opera and Ballet Theatre, walk along Krasny Avenue to Voznesensky Cathedral, passing railway station to Nature Museum)

15.00 – 16.00 Nature Museum Visit (ul. Vokzalnaya magistral 11)

16.00 – 16.30 Stroll to the Museum of Local History (Krasny Avenue 23)

16.30 – 18.00 Museum of Local History tour

18.00 – 19.00 Tea party with pupils of Kon-Tiki Club, School No.11 (ul. Borisa Bogatkova 187)

20.00 Dinner at the hotel

Day 2. (11 July) Visit to Akademgorodok. Siberia: Science, culture, education

10.00 – 11.45 Academpark tour (ul. Nikolaeva 11, 12)

Visit to youth innovation center Zoomer (ul. Ingenernaya 20)

11.45 – 12.30 Lunch at the café «Kukuruza» (ul. Nikolaeva 12)

12.45 – 14.00 Central Siberian Geological Museum tour

14.15 – 15.15 Visit to Novosibirsk State University

15.30 – 14.15 Visit to the Lavrentiev Lyceum No.130

14.30 – 16.00 Museum of Cultural History of the People of Siberia and Far East tour

16.00 Departure to the Open-Air Museum (ul. Ionosfernaya 6, k2)

16.30 – 18.00 Acquaintance with ancient monuments of the Bronze Age, Siberian architecture – Church of the Acheiropaeic Image (1700), estate of East-Siberian old-timers, Kazachiy ostrog

19.00 Dinner at the restaurant «Abnicum» (ul. Sibiriyakov-Gvardeycev 56/3). Concert

Day 3. (12 July) Ethnic cultures day

8.00 Breakfast

9.00 Departure from the hotel

10.00 – 11.00 Visit to the Armenian Apostolic Church of Blessed Virgin, meeting with priest Grigor Beknazaryan

11.30 – 13.00 Stroll through the center of Novosibirsk, visit to chapel, Alexander Nevsky Cathedral

13.00 – 14.00 Lunch

14.30 – 16.30 Visit to the International Center (ul. Stanislavskogo 29). Tour, concert program of creative national groups. Presentation of traditional costumes

16.30 – 17.00 Departure to the hotel

17.30 – 18.00 Dinner at the hotel

18.00 – 18.30 Departure to the Opera and Ballet Theatre

18.30 – 21.40 Visit to the Opera and Ballet Theatre, “Swan Lake”

21.50 Departure to the hotel

Day 4. (13 July) Visit to the old Siberian city Tomsk

06.40 (local time, train 144Н) Departure to Tomsk

11.18 (local time) Arrival in Tomsk

Accommodation at the hotel. Breakfast

Visit to Tomsk State University. Meeting with rector

Lunch at the University Cafe

Visit to the Human Puppet Theatre 2ky

Meeting at the Tomsk Region Administration

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection

Visit to the Museum of Slavic mythology

Visit to the Museum on Ascension Mountain

Walking tour through the city, city park, acquaintance with wooden architecture

Dinner

Meeting with famous traveler Evgeny Kovalevsky

Day 5. (14 July) Day of entertainment

02.58 Departure from Tomsk (train 141 Н) (Moscow time)

07.14 Arrival in Novosibirsk (Moscow time). Breakfast

11.30 – 13.00 Visit to Galileo entertainment park (ul. Dobrolubova 16 а) (1.5 hours)

13.30 Dinner at the Planetarium (ul. Kljuch-Kamishenskoe plato 1/1)

14.00 – 15.30 Tour program: visit to Fyko tower, observatory, screening of fulldome movie

15.40 Departure to the Expo Centre

17.10 – 17.25 Travelers’ Exhibition at Expo Centre

17.30 – 18.00 Meeting with honored Russian traveler Olga Masloboeva / multiple winner and the prize-winner of Russian championships, championships of Siberian Federal District on hiking, annual biking Internet competition “The Way”. Organizer of the project “Extreme roads of the planet by bicycle” during which the team of bicycle tourists traveled through the Western and Eastern Tibet, Karakoram Highway in Pakistan, “Pinochet Road” in the Chilean Patagonia, ancient caravan tracks of East Turkestan and also crossed New Zealand, Alaska, Colorado canyons, Hawaii, Himalayas, Tierra Del Fuego and even a part of Antarctica. / the exhibition is held in Planetarium

18.00 – 18.30 Lecture by traveler Anatoly Bylichev «Mountain climbing on Aconcagua, Kilimanjaro, McKinley. Lava caves of Hawaii and Jeju». / Anatoly Bylichev, Master of Sports of the USSR, members of the International Speleological Union, principal cave discoverer, international mountaineering guide

18.40 Meeting between delegation of youth and governor V. Gorodetsky. Gala dinner

19.30 – 22.00 Curling tournament

22.15 – Departure to the hotel

Day 6. (15 July) Kon-Tiki rafting

Novosibirsk – town Sharap transfer

11.00 Arrival at town Sharap

11.00 – 11.30 Safety instructions

11.30 Meeting with Anatoly Lokot, mayor of Novosibirsk. Media scrum

12.00 Mayor starts the expedition

13.00 Lunch

Marine craft and camp cooking training

16.00 Setting tent camp

17.00 Sport games

18.00 Preparing for dinner

19.15 – 20.00 Dinner

20.00 – 22.30 Tourists initiation ceremony. Evening campfire

23.00 Bedtime

Arrival at the starting point – 97th km of federal highway to town New Sharap. Dislocation – camp “Sea Wave”

Day 7. (16 July) Second day of rafting. Visit to town and village

8.00 – 8.30 Wake up. Morning exercise. Water procedures

8.30 – 9.00 Breakfast

9.00 – 10.00 Preparing for rafting. Camp dismantling. Safety instructions

10.00 Sailing along the route “town Sharap – Odynsky island”, 18km

11.00 – 13.30 Representation and defense of projects (in the field of culture, science, IT)

13.30 – 14.15 Lunch

14.15 – 16.45 Setting tent camp and mobile bath. Bathing.  Theory and practice in knotting

16.45 – 17.15 Afternoon meal

17.15 – 19.15 Sport games

19.15 – 20.00 Dinner

20.00 – 22.30 Bath. Evening campfire. Day 7 wrap-up

22.30 – 23.00 Free time. Preparing for bedtime

23.00 Bedtime

Day 8. (17 July) Third day of rafting. Survival training

8.00 – 8.30 Wake up. Morning exercise. Water procedures

8.30 – 9.00 Breakfast

9.00 – 10.00 Preparing for rafting. Camp dismantling. Safety instructions

10.00 Sailing along the route “Ordynsky island – Odynsky bay”, 10km

11.00 – 13.30 Quests. Solving survival tasks, sporting event

13.30 – 14.15 Lunch

14.15 – 16.45 Setting tent camp. Bathing

16.45 – 17.15 Afternoon meal

17.15 – 19.15 Sport games

19.15 – 20.00 Dinner

20.00 – 22.30 Day 8 wrap-up. Songs by the campfire

22.30 – 23.00 Free time. Preparing for bedtime

23.00 Bedtime

Day 9. (18 July) Return to Novosibirsk. Breakfast on raft

08.00 – 08.30 Wake up. Morning exercise. Water procedures

08.30 – 09.00 Breakfast

09.00 – 10.00 Preparing for departure to Novosibirsk. Camp dismantling

10.00 – 12.00 Return to Novosibirsk

12.00 Return to the River Park Hotel

12.30 Departure for lunch

13.00 – 14.00 Lunch

14.30 – 16.30 Novosibirsk Zoo tour

16.30 Departure to the hotel

17.00 – 18.30 Preparation for gala dinner

19.00 Gala dinner in the north cuisine restaurant “Expedition”. Summing up the explorer camp expedition, award ceremony. Meeting with honored Russian traveler Anatoly Kulikov

22.30 Departure to the hotel

Day 10. (19 July) Day of creativity and education

08.00 Breakfast at the hotel

09.00 Departure from the hotel

10.00 – 11.45 Education project with Sibinfocenter. Development of mobile application (Business center “Fanat”, ul. Kommunisticheskaya 48a)

11.45 Departure to the Museum of the Sun

12.15 – 13.00 Museum of the Sun tour

13.00 – 13.40 Lunch

13.40 Departure to the National Public Library for Science and Technology

14.00 – 15.30 National Public Library for Science and Technology tour. Fund of rare books

Meeting with the library management

15.30 Departure to the hotel. Free time

19.00 Dinner at the hotel

Delegations’ departure to the airport

Day 11. (20 July)

08.00 Breakfast

08.30 Departure of the Armenian delegation