Arctic zone of the Russian Federation. Tourism
- Product Code: 003044
The price is indicated for a new block of stamps shown in the photo.
Arctic tourism in Russia is part of tourism in Russia in the Arctic - the physical-geographical region of the Earth adjacent to the North Pole and including the outskirts of the continent in the territorial waters of the Russian Federation in the Arctic Ocean and the land territories of the Arctic zone of the Russian Federation.
Tourist operators of the Russian Federation offer sea cruises, rafting, boating, fishing and hunting, skiing and hiking routes in the Arctic region. There is a tendency to increase the interest of Russian residents in Arctic tourism. In 2009, the Russian Arctic National Park was created in the northern part of the Novaya Zemlya archipelago. It is interesting from both ecological and scientific and educational tourism perspectives.
Arctic expedition tourism is in demand - the routes of which pass through the islands of the Arctic Ocean - Franz Josef Land, Novaya Zemlya, to the North Pole from Murmansk, along the coasts of the Baltic, Barents and White Seas, along the Chukchi Peninsula with a visit to Wrangel Island, along the shores of Sakhalin and Kamchatka, with a visit to the Commander and Kuril Islands. In the Federal Target Program “Development of Domestic and Inbound Tourism (2019–2025),” cruise travel is designated as the main direction of tourism development in the Arctic.
The postage stamps depict Hooker Island, Tikhaya Bay and Champ Island, stone balls.