Summer Polar adventures

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Duration

5 D / 4 N

Tour Type

Classic

Tour season

Summer

Destination

Murmansk

Overview

Kola Peninsula washed by the White and the Barents Seas is situated behind the Polar Circle. Since beginning of May and up to the middle of July The Sun is always in the sky and nights are similar to days. Ancient archeological and natural objects of Kola attract by mystic origin.  Polar tundra keeps its special beauty of the Northern nature. We will drive off-road to the heart of Khibiny Mountains, meet Saami culture and see the Polar Summer phenomena: The Unsetting Sun. Welcome to the different world to get new impressions and to have the great adventures!

Price per person with accommodation in 1/2 DBL or TWN room BB  3* a hotel , 

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25/05/2021- 31/07/2021

 

693 €

 

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425 

Tour season

Summer

Tour type

Cultural
Adventure
Classic

Itinerary Download the itinerary

Day 1 - Arrival - Check in

Arrival in Murmansk

Transfer from the airport to the hotel

Check in, free time

Overnight

Day 2 - Check out - Kirovsk city tour - Lunch (included) - Khibiny - Check in - Dinner (included) - Evening walk

Breakfast at the hotel

Check out

Meeting with your guide at the lobby

Transfer to Kirovsk

Kirovsk city tour and visiting the Museum of the Apatit Factory with interesting expositions devoted to mining.

Transfer to Tirvas hotel at the foot of Khibiny Mountains where we will have Lunch.

Lunch at the local restaurant (included)

After Lunch we get into off-road cars and start our trip to Khibiny mountains. We will drive on the Kukisvumchorr pass and stop at several places to make panoramic photos in mountains.

Check in at a small mountain hotel.

Dinner (included) 

Evening walk to the waterfall. Then we will hike to a gletcher which never melts to see snow in the middle of Summer. Making photos of The Unsetting Sun in mountain view. 

Back way to the hotel

Overnight

 

Day 3 - Check out - Saami Village - Lunch (included) - Murmansk - Check in

Breakfast at the hotel

Check out

Meeting with your guide at the lobby

Excursion to The Saami Village. We drive out of Khibiny mountains to Saami settlement located at a place of traditional reindeer grazing areas. Saami, who live there, have a way of life which almost has not changed over the last century. They possess a rich, unique folklore and many still wear the distinctive and colourful traditional Lappish clothing. There are some traditional dwellings with floor covered by reindeer fur (Kuvaksa) standing at the place. You will see nine wooden idols symbolizing the natural elements and human needs and feelings and will conduct ritual actions to tell your wishes and appeal to the Sami spirits. Then you will take a walk to the mystical lake which appeared in the meteorite bowl. There are foxes and polar foxes, hares and Husky dogs. You can play some Saami traditional games and try your hand at throwing a lasso. Try a traditional Saami snack of fish soup and herbal tea. Those who like may put on Saami clothes and make photos with reindeers. You also will be offered to drive the modern means of transportation of the Saami - ATV. It is possible to buy reindeer fur, items made of reindeer horns, stone lake is considered by Saami as healing and magic. Several beautiful reindeers are always in the settlement and they like to be stroked and es and wood, special northern souvenirs.

Then we proceed to Murmansk.

Check in 

Overnight

Day 4 - Teriberka Village - Lunch-picnic (included)

Breakfast at the hotel

Meeting with your guide at the lobby

Transfer to the shore of the Barents Sea. The goal of our travel is the village Teriberka (1523) on the Barents Sea shore. Teriberka is a mix of mysticism, wild northern nature, pre-Soviet and Soviet heritage. We will watch the village and places where the famous movie "Leviathan" was made in 2015. On the sea shore we will see rocks and stones of egg shapes, and a lot of polar flowers. We will hike to the waterfall going down to the see from a top of fjords.

Lunch-picnic at a camp-fire on the sea shore (included)

In the evening we are transferred back to Murmansk

Overnight

Day 5 - Check out - Departure

Breakfast at the hotel

Check out

Transfer to the airport (does not included)

Departure

Included/Excluded

3 nights in ½ TWN room in the hotel in Murmansk
1 night in more person rooms ina small mountain hostel in The Khibiny Mountains (shared bathrooms)
English-speaking guide’s services as per the program
Excursions as per the program
Comfortable transportation with A/C
E-visa/Visa support
Meals and beverages except mentioned
Tips for guide and driver
Photo and video shooting fee
Visa fee
Flight and train tickets

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