Northern Lights Weekend in Murmansk

Duration

3 Days / 2 Nights

Tourist destination

Arctic Tours, Murmansk Tours

Aurora Short Break in Russia

  • 3-day holiday package
  • Hunting the Northern Lights
  • Murmansk city tour
  • Hotel included
Itinerary

Day 1. Arrival in Murmansk

  • Included meals: Dinner

Our guide will meet your at the airport or train station of Murmansk and accompany on the transfer to the hotel and checking-in. The base hotel for this tour is the “Arctic Home” hotel located in the forest area not far from Murmansk - 11 km from the city, 22 km from the airport. Photos of the hotel are in the gallery above.

As the hotel is located in woodlands, it is not affected by city light pollution. If lucky enough you might see the Northern Lights right from your window.

Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

Day 2. Explore Murmansk and Hunt for the Northern Lights

  • Included meals: Breakfast

After hotel breakfast, transfer to Murmansk for the 2-hour orientation tour of this Arctic city.

Explore Murmansk with the local English-speaking guide and see the Five Corners Square, Defenders of the Soviet Arctic memorial, Kursk submarine memorial and other attractions of Murmansk.

If the icebreaker Lenin is open, we can add a tour to this historic ship.

Transfer back to the hotel for afternoon rest.

Dinner is not included and can be arranged at the hotel or in one of city restaurants.

In the evening, join our experienced guide and head out to hunt for the northern lights. The tour usually begins at 21:00 and ends at 01:00 - the best time for spotting Aurora near Murmansk.

Overnight at the hotel.

Day 3. Optional winter adventures and departure

Breakfast.

Optional daytime activities are available if your flight or train leaves in the afternoon or evening.

Those may include visiting the “Northern Lights” active recreation park where you can meet huskies & reindeers, experience dog sledding and attend a snowmobile or quad bike safari.

Transfer to the airport or train station in time for your flight or train.

Dates and prices

Price

01.09.2021 - 31.10.2021

2 pax – 29000 Rubles/person
4 pax – 22000 Rubles/person

01.11.2021 - 17.12.2021

2 pax – 31000 Rubles/person
4 pax – 24000 Rubles/person

Season: September – early April.

Included

Private transfers as per the itinerary.
Accommodation in the “Arctic Home” hotel.
Hotel breakfasts.
English-speaking assistance as per the itinerary.

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