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One day hiking excursion in Monche Tundra

If you are travelling on Kola Peninsula and in the neighbourhood of Monchegorsk, why not to go for a hike to a beautiful waterfall in Monche Tundra. Monche Tundra is a high rocky plateau covered by colourful moss and berry bushes. The starting point of the hiking excursion is 10 km away from Monchegorsk city on the slopes of Monche Tundra. A car or minibus will bring you there with the guide. From there hike to the pass through the mass-mountain of the Monche tundra ridge. Stop to look round the waterfall "Devichi Kosi" (Girl's plaits). Campfire lunch. Continue the route to the beginning of a tectonic cleft, where snow is kept until the end of Summer, and walk down to the foot of Monche tundra. Transfer back to the city. The total hiking length of the excursion is approx. 12 km.

One day hiking excursion in Monche Tundra itinerary:

  • A guide meets you at the hotel in Monchegorsk at 10.00.
  • Transfer by car to the start point of the hiking excursion.
  • Hiking on stony and forests paths surrounded by plentiful Northern nature.
  • Campfire lunch.
  • Continue hiking to the foot of Monche Tundra.
  • Transfer back to the city.

One day hiking excursion in Monche Tundra details

Accommodation:Not applicable.
Level:Good condition. You need strong hiking shoes because of the stony surface.
Group size:From 1 person
Duration:1 day
Dates: From beginning of June until end of September. Other weeks on request.
Price: Prices are depending on group size and rouble exchange rate. Please contact us for an up-to-date proposal.
Price includes:
  • Transfers to the start point of hiking excursion and back.
  • Wilderness lunch.
  • Guide and interpreting services.
Other possibilities:
  • Monchegorsk:
    • Entrance tickets museums: approx. 50 roubles per person
    • 2 hour yacht excursion on the biggest lake of Kola peninsula named Imandra. Up to 8 persons.
    • One day hiking tour to the waterfall Devichyi Kosi (Girl's plaits) in Monche Tundra with campfire lunch.
    • One day bicycling tour in hilly area with campfire lunch.
    • Karting centre in Monchegorsk.
    • Cross-country skiing in Monchegorsk suburbs (winter).
    • Skating in Ice stadion in Monchegorsk (winter).
    • See link above for more info.

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