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Russian Lapland

Destination: Kola Peninsula
This tour is not available and is archived.
Easy - nothing more than normal walking while sight-seeing
Moderately Easy - 1-3 hours of physical activity daily
Moderate - 3-5 hours of physical activity daily
Challenging - 5-7 hours of challenging physical activity daily
Extreme - 7+ hours of challenging/extreme physical activity daily
Difficulty
Basic — most of nights in tents or rooms with shared WC, some nights in comfortable rooms.
Standard — most of nights in comfortable rooms, some nights in tents or rooms with shared WC.
Upgraded — all nights in comfortable rooms.
Comfort
Minimum age of the participant of this trip
5 Days
Highlights
  • Acquaintance with the life of Lapland indigenous people
  • Animal observation
  • Сhance to see the famous aurora
  • The entire journey is taken on snowmobiles
  • Incredible landscapes
Tour Overview

This tour opens for you Russian Lapland. We are going to travel to the world of wild nature of snow, aurora and north deers. We will get acquainted with history and life of the Sami people, and fell in love in incredibly beautiful Russian North.

Tour programme
  • Day 1
    Departure to Lovozero tundra
    Kirovsk — Lovozero tundra
  • Day 2
    Krasnoshelie village
    Lovozero tundra — Krasnoshelie village
  • Day 3
    Acquaintance with the life of indigenous people
    Krasnoshelie village
  • Day 4
    Return trip
    Krasnoshelie village — Lovozero tundra
  • Day 5
    Kukisvumchorr pass
    Lovozero tundra — Kirovsk
  • 10:00
    Meeting with the group
    Our group will meet at the snowmobile base "Tirvas", Kirovsk city.
  • 10:30
    Breakfast Not included
    in cafe (extra charge)
  • 11:30
    Snowmobile tour beginning
    Departure Kirovsk snowmobiles to a hotel through Hibiny mountain range passing a mountain lake Maliy (Small) Vudyavr.
  • 13:00
    Lunch
    in the homestay in the mountains
  • 14:00
    Continuation of the passage
    Our passage through North Rischorr continues. Visit of the lake Umbozero.
  • 18:00
    Arrival and accommodation in the homestay
    Our homestay is situated near the Lovozero tundra. We have possibility to admire the wonderful views of one of the biggest mountain group of the Murmansk region.
  • 19:00
    Dinner
  • Night in the guest house
Photo of the day
Route
Kirovsk — Lovozero tundra
Note

  (40km)

snowmobiles  (80km)

  • 09:00
    Breakfast
  • 10:00
    Departure on snowmobiles
    Departure on snowmobiles toward Krasnoshelie village.
  • 13:00
    Lunch (picnic)
  • 14:00
    Continuation of the passage
  • 19:00
    Dinner
  • Night in the guest house
Photo of the day
Route
Lovozero tundra — Krasnoshelie village
Note

snowmobiles  (170km)

  • 09:00
    Breakfast
  • 10:30
    Visit of the village
    Aquaintance with the Krasnoshelie village that is accessible only in witnter. The indigenous people of the village are the Nenets. They inhabited these territory about 90 years ago. Untill now their main activity is the reindeer breeding.
  • 13:00
    Lunch in the village
  • 15:00
    Reindeer sledding
    You have possibility not only get to know about the reindeer's' herders life, bot also to meet their animals and of course to have a ride in the reindeer sled !
  • 17:00
    Free time
    Rest.
  • 19:00
    Dinner
  • 20:00
    Russian banya
  • Night in the guest house
Photo of the day
Route
Krasnoshelie village
  • 09:00
    Breakfast
  • 10:00
    Snowmobile tour beginning
    Way back to the opposite direction along the winter road to Lovozero tundra.
  • 13:00
    Lunch en route
  • 14:00
    Continuation of the passage
  • 17:30
    Arrival
    Accommodation in the guest house
  • 19:00
    Dinner
  • Night in the guest house
Photo of the day
Route
Krasnoshelie village — Lovozero tundra
Note

snowmobiles  (170km)

  • 09:00
    Breakfast
  • 10:30
    Snowùobile passage beginning
    Departure to Kirovsk through the lake Ombozero and Umbozerskiy pass.
  • 13:00
    Lunch
    at the restaurant in the mountains
  • 14:00
    Continuation of the passage to Kirovsk
    We will ride by the Kukisvumchorr pass.
  • 17:00
    Return to the ski resort Kukisvumchorr in Kirovsk
    End of the programme.
Photo of the day
Route
Lovozero tundra — Kirovsk
Note

snowmobiles  (80km)

Detailed description
New departures available soon
Price includes
  • English-speaking guide
  • Russian-speaking guide services
  • Accommodation as per itinerary
  • Transport as per itinerary
  • Meals
  • Medical insurance
  • Excursions and visits as per itinerary
  • Administrative registration
  • Transfer from airport / railway station on first day
  • Transfer to airport / railway station on last day
  • Banya
  • Letter of invitation
  • Snowmobile and equipment rental
Price does not include
  • Personal expenses and tips
  • Visa fees and travel insurance
  • Beverages
  • Airline tickets
For more info, please download the detailed description of the trip.
Note

According to the weather conditins the itinerary can be changed. If you want to book the supplementary overnights in hotels before or after the tour, please contact as in advance. Thank you for taking the backpack or luggage of 50 litres maximum.

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