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Aurora Borealis

- Arctic Winter Adventure!

Treat yourself to an Arctic adventure! Come over to the 69th parallel 5 days full of winter adventures and Aurora Borealis!
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Aurora Borealis

- Arctic Winter Adventure!

includes 4 hour city excursion MURMANSK! View on MURMANSK World's biggest city above Arctic circle
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Aurora Borealis

- Arctic Winter Adventure!

includes excursion on MV "LENIN" World's first Atomic Icebreaker
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Aurora Borealis

- Arctic Winter Adventure!

This tour is for Aurora Borealis Lovers! We forecast Aurora and weather by satelites Chance for catching Aurora Borealis is 90% With English speaking guide Guaranteed start on 03.01.2018 Reserve in time, places are limited!
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Aurora Borealis

- Arctic Winter Adventure!

All you need is ..... Snow Visit Snow Village!
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Aurora Borealis

- Arctic Winter Adventure!

Dream away in Snow Village a world of snow and ice sculptures
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Aurora Borealis

- Arctic Winter Adventure!

includes a 2 hour snowmobile safari in Khibiny mountains the highest mountains of Lapland.
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Aurora Borealis

- Arctic Winter Adventure!

Watch nature's own theatre! 4 nights chance to see it.
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Aurora Borealis

- Arctic Winter Adventure!

includes trip to Husky Farm meet the friendly husky dogs
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Aurora Borealis

- Arctic Winter Adventure!

try to drive a sledge pulled by huskies
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Aurora Borealis

- Arctic Winter Adventure!

includes a trip to a Saami Settlement full excursion, feeding reindeers including traditional Saami meal.
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Aurora Borealis

- Arctic Winter Adventure!

Meet the Saami of Russian Lapland Take a ride on a reindeer sledge make selfies with reindeers!
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Aurora Borealis

- Arctic Winter Adventure!

A moment with the Saami Saami games snow banana rides.
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Aurora Borealis

- Arctic Winter Adventure!

This adventure is reserved for you Write in your planner: 03-01-until 07.01.2018, Murmansk region! Contact us for more information

We can expand this tour with airport transfers, accommodations and excursions in Saint Petersburg and Moscow.
Chinese citizens don't need a visa for this trip.

Aurora Borealis - Arctic Winter Adventure

The Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights) start to be seen since middle of August and up to the end of April in the sky above the Arctic and sub-Arctic regions what makes the Kola Peninsula an ideal location for observing it. Suddenly the sky is blooming with the dancing fluorescent ribbons and it can last from a few minutes to several days. We cannot book Aurora Borealis from The God J as well as to guarantee the clear cloudless sky, but our experienced guide will help you to catch the Stroke of luck.

Our Aurora Borealis watching programs are very professional. For more detailed info about, how we forecast Aurora Borealis and how it works, we refer to our Aurora Borealis page.

During the day of this Aurora Borealis - Arctic Winter Adventure you participate on different and unique winter activities on Kola Peninsula, like:

  • Murmansk city bus excursion (5 hours) to the main points of interests including an excursion on Worlds First Nuclear Icebreaker named "Lenin".
  • A Snowmobile safari in Khibiny Mountains (4 hours).
  • Possibility to visit Snow Village (a huge construction made of snow with ice sculptures).
  • Visit a husky farm including a 3,5 hour excursion, a husky sledge ride and lunch.
  • Visit a Saami Settlement including a 3,5 hour excursion, feeding reindeers, a reindeer sledge ride, a snowmobile banana ride and also a meal

For this program we reserved the places on beforehand, to guarantee you that you can visit these unique places because they are limited in amount of participants. Due to participation in a group you don't have to use expensive individual transfers, but a group transfer in a comfortable (mini)bus, which reduces the costs of the program.

Treat yourself on a special Winter holiday, full of activities and Aurora Borealis.
Do not miss this unique opportunity!
Reserve in time, places are limited.

Aurora Borealis - Arctic Winter Adventure itinerary:

Day 1, 03.01.2018: Sight-seeing Murmansk city
Arrival in Murmansk airport at 09:25 or at 11:25. Meeting at a room of arrival with a name plate and transfer to the hotel Ogni Murmanska, check-in. The hotel is located on a rock above the city and far away from city lights. If there is Northern Light in the sky it is the good place to watch it. Lunch on your own.
At 2pm an English speaking guide comes to the hotel to pick you up for 4 hour excursion in the city including visit to the First nuclear icebreaker “Lenin”.
At 6pm you are back in the hotel. The hotel has SPA possibilities (saunas and a swimming pool). Dinner on your own.
If there is the good broadcasting for Northern Lights an English speaking guide with a mini bus comes to the hotel to collect you for “Aurora hunting”. Overnight in the hotel.

Day 2, 04.01.2018: Excursion to Saami Settlement
Breakfast. At 09:00 transfer to a Saami Settlement situated in a place of traditional reindeer grazing areas. Meeting an English speaking guide. There are some traditional dwellings with floor covered by reindeer fur (Kuvaksa) standing at the place. Several beautiful reindeers are always in the settlement and they like to be stroked and fed by moss and bred. Also there are foxes, polar foxes and rabits. It will be offered to play some Saami traditional games and try your hand at throwing a lasso. You will have traditional Saami fish soup and herb tea Pacula. Saami will offer us to sledge behind reindeers and behind a snowmobile sitting on a big “banana”. Those who like may put on Saami clothes and make photos with reindeers. It is possible to buy reindeer fur, items made of reindeer horns, stones and wood, special northern souvenirs. Then we proceed to Monchegorsk – the next city on Kola Peninsula. Check-in at hotel Laplandia upon arrival around 2:30 PM. Lunch on your own. At 4pm a guide comes to the hotel for 2 hour excursion in the city. At 6pm you are back in the hotel. Dinner on your own.
If there is the good broadcasting for Northern Lights an English speaking guide with a mini bus comes to the hotel to collect you for “Aurora hunting”. Overnight in the hotel. (B and fish soup)

Day 3, 05.01.2018: Snow mobile safari and excursion in Snow village
Breakfast. At 10:00 an English speaking guide comes to the hotel to collect you for the trip to Snow village where w estart with a snowmobile safari. After changing clothes we get some lesson of snowmobiling. Then we start our drive in Khibiny mountain. We snowmobile via Petrelius valley – one of picturesque places of Khibiny Mountains. The top part of the valley is ended by rocky slopes of Yudychvumchorr mountain which is the highest pick of Kola Peninsula. The best view is opened from the East Petrelius Pass to valleys of rivers Malaya Belaya and Kuniok. After we drive back to the Snow village where you will have an excursion with an English speaking guide. It is a big construction made of snow with ice sculptures and snow wall labyrinths. After the excursion you can have fun sledging down from a snow hill on “a pancake” or on “a banana” behind a snowmobile. There is a cafe where you can have Lunch.
At 4 pm a mini bus comes to collect you for transfer back to Laplandia hotel.
Around 5:30 you are back in the hotel. Dinner on your own.
If there is the good broadcasting for Northern Lights an English speaking guide with a mini bus comes to the hotel to collect you for “Aurora hunting”. Overnight in the hotel. (B, L)

Day 4, 06.01.2018: Excursion to Siberian Husky farm
Breakfast and check-out. At 08.30 a mini bus comes to bring you to the Siberian Husky farm. You can communicate with the charming and sweet dogs and Northern reindeers. Sledging via the winter forest behind reindeers and Husky dogs will leave you unforgottanable impressions. Later you will have lunch in traditional dwelling named CHUM (like wigwam) and listen stories about Northern nature and local traditions.
Around 1pm you proceed to Murmansk city and check-in at the Arktika hotel upon arrival at 4pm. The hotel is located in the very center of the city. Dinner is recommended in the restaurant of the hotel.
If there is the good broadcasting for Northern Lights an English speaking guide with a mini bus comes to the hotel to collect you for “Aurora hunting”. Overnight in the hotel. (B, L)

Day 5, 07.01.2018:
Breakfast. Check-out before 12:00. Transfer to the airport. (B)

Aurora Borealis - Arctic Winter Adventure details

High lights:
  • Kola Peninsula: Aurora Borealis
  • Murmansk: Worlds Biggest city above the Arctic Circle
  • Murmansk: First Nuclear Icebreaker LENIN
  • Kirovsk: Complex of Snow Village and snow fun
  • Kirovsk: Snowmobile tour
  • Lovozero area: Siberian Husky farm
  • Lovozero area: Saami Settlement: reindeers, animals, traditional dwellings
Accommodation:
  • 2 nights in twin or double room in tourist class hotel in Murmansk
  • 2 nights in twin or double room in tourist class hotel in Monchegorsk
Level:not applicable.
Group size:from 1 person
Duration:5 days
Dates: Guaranteed date: from 03-01 until 07-01-2018. Other dates on request.
Price: Prices are depending on group size and rouble exchange rate. Please contact us for an up-to-date proposal.
Price includes:
  • All mentioned accommodations including breakfast
  • meeting at Murmansk airport and transfer to hotel in Murmansk
  • transfer from Murmansk city to Saami Settlement and then to Monchegorsk city
  • transfer from Monchegorsk city to Snow village and back
  • transfer from Monchegorsk city to Husky Farm and then to Murmansk city
  • transfer from Murmansk city to Murmansk airport
  • 4 hour city tour in Murmansk with an English speaking guide including excursion to the First Nuclear Icebreaker Lenin
  • 3,5 hour program at Saami Settlement with an English speaking guide
  • 3 hour program at Husky Farm with an English speaking guide
  • 2 hour snowmobiling tour in Khibiny mountains
  • program at Snow Village with an English speaking guide including an entrance ticket
  • Meals mentioned in the program: B – breakfast, L – lunch
  • 2 hour bus and guide service for Northern Light watching at one of nights with an English speaking guide
Documents: Passport must be valid at least 6 months after date of return. A visa is required. We handle the tourist invitation.
Insurance: The participant must possess medical insurance that at very least covers the European part of the Russian Federation.
This Aurora Borealis safari can be extended with the following optionals:
  • Trip to the Barents sea shore.
  • Kirovsk area:
    • Excursion in Mineralogical Museum in Kirovsk.
    • Excursion in Museum of the North in Kirovsk
    • Excursion in Northern Botanical garden in Kirovsk
    • See link above for more info

Aurora Borealis safaris overview