Expedition by snowmobile from Khibiny Tundra to the ice-covered White Sea on Kola Peninsula in Russian North. Visit ancient villages Varzuga and Kuzomen.
This interesting snowmobile expedition starts from the highest mountains of Kola Peninsula - Khibiny Tundra (or in Kandalaksha-Varzuga if reverse). We devote one day survey of the passes, snowmobile climbing, skiing on forest valleys. Via Lovozero Tundra, hundreds of miles of tundra, vast bogs are wating to reach Saami village Krasnoshelye. The snowmobile expedition ends in Pomor village Varzuga. At the end of the safari you will see ice-covered White Sea.
Overnight in guest houses of local people in remote villages. This snowmobile safari is full board. You can enjoy the delicious food served by local residents.
This snowmobile expedition is more than 550 km in 6 days! Depending on dates this expedition is in reverse direction.
|Level:||Experience in snowmobiling is a pre!|
|Group size:||From 6 to 10 persons|
|Duration:||6 days and 600 km!|
Prices are depending of groupsize.|
Please contact us.
|Documents:||Passport must be valid at least 6 months after date of return. A Russian visa is required for tourists from most countries. See your country’s Russian consulate or embassy for details. We handle the tourist invitation.|
|Insurance:||The participant must possess medical insurance that at very least covers the European part of the Russian Federation.|
Day 1: Meeting at the railway station Apatity or at a hotel at 09.00. Transfer to the café to have breakfast.
Then to start point of the tour. Changing clothes and start to drive to Khibiny mountains to direction of a mountain hotel.
Check in. Lunch. After lunch a snowmobiling tour in surrounding of the hotel. Dinner in the evening. Overnight in the hotel. (BLD)
Distance of snowmobiling: 60 km
Day 2: Breakfast. Start to drive by a snowmobile to Umbozero lake. Wilderness lunch at a campfire.
After lunch we have a speed snowmobiling on the lake ice and via lake system and frozen swamps, and via forest area
up to Lovozero lake. Overnight in a private house in 2-4 person rooms. (BLD)
Distance of snowmobiling: 120 km
Day 3: Breakfast. Start to drive by a snowmobile to the East direction via virgin landscape of Kola Peninsula.
Wilderness lunch at a campfire. After lunch we continue driving to a Saami village Krasnoshelye. Overnight in a guest house. Sauna. Diner. (BLD)
Distance of snowmobiling: 130-145 km
Day 4: Breakfast. Excursion in the village, visit to a local museum, snowmobiling in the neighbourhood, ice fishing,
watching reindeers. Lunch during the day. Evening performance of a local folk group. Dinner and sauna in the evening. (BLD)
Distance of snowmobiling: 40 km
Day 5: Breakfast. Start to drive by a snowmobile to an ancient village of Sea dwellers Varzuga.
Wilderness lunch at a campfire. Overnight in a guest house. Sauna. Diner. (BLD)
Distance of snowmobiling: 140 km
Day 6: Breakfast. Excursion in the village, visit a famous church complex of 17th century,
snowmobiling to the mouth of Varzuga river and to an ancient village Kuzomen. Coming back to the guest house.
Lunch. After lunch, transfer by bus to Kandalaksha city (250 km) or to Murmansk airport (480 km). (BL)
Distance of snowmobiling: 45 km
This Snowmobiling from Khibiny Tundra to the White Sea can be extended with the following optionals:
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