Embark on an unforgettable voyage to the Nenetsia region, one of the least known but most important regions of the Russian Federation, and join Siberia’s nomads on their epic annual reindeer migration within the Arctic Circle. The Russian Nenets are the arctic guardians of a style of reindeer herding that is the last of its kind and now you get the privilege to accompany them.

  • 6

    Days

  • N Asia

  • Polar

  • Intense

  • 4

Test your endurance against nature’s ceaseless flow. A community of survivors, with their spiritual practices, thrive against the odds. Feed your soul with the Sakha people. Battered by the frosts of Yakutia, where temperatures can reach down to an astounding -40 °C, but never lacking in warmth.

  • 8

    Days

  • N Asia

  • Polar

  • Intense

  • 5

Across Hokkaidō in northern Japan (once called Ezo) live the Ainu. A community only recognised as the nation’s native people in 2008. Become a part of their unique community, steeped in artistry and history across Asia.

  • N Asia

  • Continental

The rugged mountains and endless plains of Kazakhstan and Mongolia provide an epic setting to meet the Kazakh people. Retreat from the bracing temperatures into the cosy sanctuary of their felt-lined yurt homes—a UNESCO recognised demonstration of the tribe’s creative and engineering skills.

  • N Asia

  • Continental

Family means everything in the Kyrgyz culture so prepare to connect with them on a deeper level as they welcome you into their homes. Kyrgyz comes from the Turkic term kyrk and yz which means "the forty clans". This refers to their traditional kinship system which reflects on the heritage passed down through a father’s bloodline.

  • 9

    Days

  • N Asia

  • Continental

  • Medium

  • 5

Hunza or Burusho or Brusho, or Botraj. The name Hunza seems to be of German origin and means "Heaven on earth". The Hunza are a population living in the northern Pakistani valleys of Hunza, Nagar, and Yasin. There are also over 300 Hunza in Srinagar, India.

  • 15

    Days

  • N Asia

  • Mild

  • Medium

  • 5

The Tamang tribe is predominantly based in Nepal, but some communities reside in Sikkim and Darjeeling District in India. It is believed that they migrated from Tibet around 3000 years ago. In Tibetan, their name means "horse sellers". Tamang is the largest Nepal ethnic group, and unfortunately, they are the most discriminated and exploited community of this Country.

  • 12

    Days

  • N Asia

  • Continental

  • Medium

  • 5

The Tuvans are a group of native people of southern Siberia, inhabiting the Tuvan Republic of the Russian Federation, western Mongolia and Western China. Their origins are a mixture of Turkic-, Mongol-, Ket-, and Samoyedic-speaking tribes.

  • 11

    Days

  • N Asia

  • Continental

  • Medium

  • 5