Murmansk and Karelia Winter Tour

Murmansk and Karelia Winter Tour
Duration:

5 Days / 4 Nights

Culture and Andventure Holiday in the Northern Russia
- Explore the city of Murmansk;
- Take part in reindeer and dog-sledding;
- Chase the Northern Lights;
- Visit Kizhi Island by a hovercraft.

 

Свернуть

Day 1. Murmansk

Meals No

Arrival in Murmansk.
Transfer to the hotel “Azimut” (or similar).
Overnight at the hotel.

Day 2. Murmansk

Meals B

Breakfast at the hotel.
Murmansk panoramic city tour.
Visit the city center, WWII “Alyosha” Memorial located on a hill with a great view on the city, the Lighthouse Memorial with a part of the cockpit of Kursk submarine, Church of the Savior on the Waters and Lenin icebreaker – museum.
Free afternoon.
Evening tour out of the city in search of the Northern Lights (~21-24:00).
Overnight at the hotel.

Day 3. Lovozero region

Meals B, L

Breakfast at the hotel.
Transfer to the Husky Park near Lovozero village (160 km).
Arrival in the Husky Park.
Excursion to the kennels with Siberian husky sled dogs.
Excursion to northern reindeers, feeding and making photographs.
Lunch with traditional meals such as reindeer meat and fish (vegetarian option is available).
Riding on dog sleights and reindeer sleights.
Ice-fishing adventure – drill an ice hole and try your luck in catching a fish.
Return to Murmansk.
Evening tour out of the city in search of the Northern Lights.
Overnight at the hotel.

Day 4. Murmansk - Karelia

Meals B

Breakfast at the hotel.
Transfer to the train station.
09:52 - Departure for Petrozavodsk by train.

Day 5. Kizhi

Meals B

03:46 - Arrival in Petrozavodsk, accommodation at the hotel "Piter Inn" located right by the train station.
Overnight at the hotel.
Breakfast at the hotel.
Transfer to the pier.
Transfer to Kizhi Island by a hovercraft.
Walking tour of Kizhi museum.
~16:00 - Return to Petrozavodsk.
22:50 – Departure for St. Petersburg by overnight train.



Sights

City of Murmansk

City of Murmansk

The city of Murmansk was founded in 1916. Nowadays, it is the biggest city in the world situated beyond the Arctic Circle.

Lovozero

Lovozero

This beautiful area is situated in the central and north-eastern part of the Kola Peninsula.

Khibiny Mountains

Khibiny Mountains

Khibiny mountains are located in the Kola Peninsula. It is a great destination for hikers, downhill skiers and wilderness lovers.

Kizhi

Kizhi

The island of Kizhi in Lake Onego is famous for the biggest world ensemble of wooden architecture - Kizhi Museum. It is enlisted in UNESCO's World Heritage List.

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1. Accommodation;
2. Transfers as per itinerary;
3. Tours and acitivites as per the itinerary.
4. Meals as per itinerary (B - breakfast, L - lunch, D - dinner);
5. Services of local English-speaking guides.

Thank you once again for a truly fabulous tour. I look forward to others. Most sincerely,

Lucia, USA

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