3 days / 2 nights
Sightseeing tour in the Arctic area
Availability: September - May
Tour Type: Group / Individual, from 2 persons to 45
Evening arrival from Moscow. Moscow (SVO)-Murmansk Aeroflot SU1324 17:40 to the international airport of Murmansk. Meeting of the group with guide and transport. Short information from the guide. Arriving and check inn to the hotel Meridian or Azimut Murmansk in the city centre Five Corners Square. Accommodation in DBL rooms. Dinner at the hotel.
7.30 - 9.30 Breakfast at the hotel.
10.00 - 12.00 City sightseeing (city centre, city terraces, Five Corners Square, Savior on Waters church (Seamen’s church), submarine “Kursk” monument, “Alyosha” monument, nuclear icebreaker “Lenin”).
13.00 - 14.00 Lunch in the city restaurant
14.00 - 16.00 Time in the city centre, shopping, visiting the souvenir shops.
16.30 Departure to saami village and reindeer farm “Loparskaya” 40 minutes from Murmansk.
16.30 - 20.00 Program with local saami sjaman, saami singin, traditional instruments, ancient fairytales. Feeding the reindeer. Hot tea and coffee with homemade pancakes with cowberry, salmon and code fish soup made from local ingredients by traditional presriptions, short snowmobile trip around the Loparskaya settlement on the river Kitsa to watch the Norhern Light.
20.00 Departure back to Murmansk . Northern Light in the nighttime can be observed on the road back anytime also!
21.30 Arrival to back to the hotel
7.30 - 8.30 Breakfast at the hotel.
9.00 Departure to airport. Murmansk - Moscow (SVO) Aeroflot SU1321 10:40.
- hotel accommodation at congress-hotel Meridian 4* or Azimut 4* in dbls,
- English speaking guide through program,
- meals in Loparskaya.
Visiting the world’s first nuclear powered icebreaker “Lenin” in Murmansk is an option. For English speaking guide 1500 rub and entrance tickets 150 rub for each person. Sightseeing duration 1.5 hours.