Tour: Russian Diamonds Tour
The first diamonds in Russia were found in the Zamitsa district in 1954. Russia holds first place in the world for volume of diamond production and second place after Botswana for diamond values in monetary terms.
Main Diamond Company of Russia is Alrosa. ALROSA is a government owned diamond mining company which is run as a monopoly. ALROSA and its many sub-divisions are essentially the controlling body of diamond trading in Russia. ALROSA is the second largest diamond company in the world, following De Beers, which produces 25% of the world's diamonds. The ALROSA Company mines diamonds in Yakutsk and Arkhangelsk. Russian diamonds are well known for their high coloration and crystallization characteristics and are extremely suited for Princess cuts. This tour will guide you the biggest diamond pipe in the world – Mir.
Cities: Moscow, Yakutsk, Mirny
Duration: 7 Days
Day 1 Moscow
Arrive in Moscow. Transfer to the hotel. Dinner. Overnight at the hotel in Moscow.
Day 2 Armory and Diamonds Fund
Breakfast. Tour to Armory and Diamonds Fund. Lunch. Visit Diamond Centre. Dinner. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 3 Moscow - Yakutsk
Breakfast. Transfer to airport. Flight to Yakutsk. Transfer to hotel. Free time. Overnight in Yakutsk.
Day 4 Yakutsk
Breakfast. City Tour of Yakutsk. Visit. Diamond Park. Lunch. Dinner. Overnigh at the hotel.
Day 5 Mirny
Breakfast. Flight to Mirny. Lunch. Visit of Mir Diamond Pipe. Dinner. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 6 Yakutsk
Breakfast. Flight to Yakutsk. Shopping in Yakutsk. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 7 Moscow
Breakfast. Transfer to airport. Flight to Moscow.
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