4 days / 3 nights
Aurora Borealis and active Winter holiday above the Polar Circle
Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights) starts to be seen since middle of August and up to the end of April.
If there is positive broadcasting for Aurora Borealis a guide comes to the hotel to pick you up and drive to the South or to the North depending on the most evident place for showing up Northern Lights.
Beside it – different winter activities as well as sightseeing of the specific area named Kola Peninsula.
Tour description: Murmansk - Snowmobiling - Skiing - Husky Farm
Group size: on request
Dates: 20.12 – 10.04
Meeting at Murmansk airport at 09:50 and transfer to Laplandia hotel in Monchegorsk city. Check-in. Lunch on your own. At 1:30pm transfer to Snow village – the start point of a snowmobiling tour. The beautiful route is going on the ice valley Kukisvum, via Kukisvumchorr Pass (479 m) and then down on the valley of Kuniok river. In the end we will reach the Rescue Center in a heart of Khibiny mountains. We will have lunch-shashlyk in a small mountain hotel surrounded by severe Winter landscape. After we snowmobile back to the Snow village. Transfer back to Laplandia hotel. Dinner on your own. Overnight. (AS: Shashlyk and a glass of mulled wine in a mountain hotel.)
Breakfast. At 10am a guide meets you at a hotel and bring by car to the start point of a ski tour at a lake shore. Our trek will go along iced lake and then via virgin ancient forest sleeping under snow blanket. March is an excellent time to come for skiing adventure: the Spring can make boast of a thick snow cover - up to 5 meters - and plenty of sunshine as the polar night is finally over but the nature still keeps winter attire. We ski in the surroundings of Monchegorsk close to Khibiny Mountain Tundra. Lunch during the skiing day at a camp-fire. At 18.00 come back to the hotel. Dinner on your own. Overnight. (BL)
Distance of skiing: 20 km (or more, if want).
Breakfast. At 12pm transfer to Siberian Husky farm. Lunch of traditional Saami dishes. You will learn the wonderful story of the race “Siberian Husky”, can communicate with the charming and sweet dogs as well as to see reindeers. Sledging via the winter forest behind reindeers and Husky dogs will leave you unforgottanable impressions. After hot tea and traditional pies.in a Lappish dwelling Vezha you are brought back to the main road. At 5 PM we proceed to Murmansk city and check-in at a mini hotel Dis. Dinner on your own. Overnight. (BL)
Breakfast. At 09:00 transfer to Murmansk airport.
- accommodation including breakfast
- 2 nights in twin or triple room in tourist class hotel in Monchegorsk
- 1 night in twin or triple room in a mini hotel in Murmansk
- meeting at Murmansk airport and transfer to Monchegorsk city
- transfer from Monchegorsk city to the start point of snowmobiling tour and back
- transfer from Monchegorsk city to to Husky farm and then to Murmansk city
- transfer from Murmansk city to Murmansk airport
- program at Husky Farm
- 1 day skiing tour
- 4 hour snowmobiling tour in Khibiny mountains
- meals mentioned in the program: B – breakfast, L – lunch, AS - afternoon snack
Price does not include:
- visa invitation
- guide service for northern light watching
- car service for northern light watching
Documents: Passport must be valid at least 6 months after date of return. A visa is required. We handle the tourist invitation.