Our longest snowmobile expedition from Khibiny tundra to the southernmost point of Kola Peninsula. Visit villages Varzuga, Strelna, Chavanga, Krasnoschelye and the lighthouse Nikodimsky.
This is one of the most extensive snowmobile expedition we offer. The route goes to the most remote and beautiful places on the Kola Peninsula. In this snowmobile expedition you will be able to look at the life of the ancient Pomor villages of the Tersky Coast of the White Sea, to catch the biggest perch with ice fishing, to climb in the wooden Nikodimsky lighthouse at the southernmost point of the Kola Peninsula.
The part through the snow-covered hummocks along the dunes of the White Sea will remain forever in your memory, and the track from Strelna to Krasnoshchelye will be a serious test of strength - for this day you have to overcome more than 200 km of virgin snow. After becoming acquainted with the famous Saami village Krasnoschelye, the route of the expedition will pass mountain range Lovozero tundra and you will have the opportunity to visit the famous lake Seidozero. At the end of the day the way for an exciting drive Khibiny passes.
Overnight in guest houses of local people in the remote villages. This snowmobile safari is full board. You can enjoy the delicious food served by local residents who found there their existence. This route is only passable in winter with snowmobiles.
This snowmobile safari is more than 800 km in 6 days!
|Level:||For experienced snowmobilers!|
|Group size:||8 persons|
|Duration:||6 days and 800 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 Kandalaksha in the early morning.
Transfer to the start point of the tour to Varzuga village (240 km). Lunch. Changing clothes.
Snowmobiling to the mouth of Varzuga river and to an ancient village Kuzomen to White Sea shore,
ice fishing. Coming back to Varzuga, hiking in the village, watching ancient churches and wooden houses.
Coming back to the guest house. Dinner. Sauna. Overnight. (LD)
Distance of snowmobiling: 40 km
Day 2: Breakfast. We snowmobile along and on the ice of the White sea shore to a very
desolated area where there are some of the small old villages of Sea dwellers, only.
Wilderness lunch at a campfire. Overnight in a guest house in the village Strelna.
Dinner of traditional local dishes: mostly salmon, mushrooms, berry jam. (BLD)
Distance of snowmobiling: 125 km
Day 3: Breakfast. Snowmobiling in the neighbourhood watching interesting places:
the village Chavanga, the wooden lighthouse Nikodimsky, ice fishing. Overnight in a guest house. Sauna. Dinner. (BLD)
Distance of snowmobiling: 80 km
Day 4: Breakfast. Early in the morning we start to drive by a snowmobile to the Saami
village Krasnoschelye. On the way we will see a left village Sludyanka and the famous village
Chalmny-Varre where the ancient rock carving pictures have been found. The route of the day goes via
the most desolated part of Kola. It is very possible to see wild animals.
Wilderness lunch. Overnight in a guest house in the village Krasnoschelye. Dinner. (BLD)
Distance of snowmobiling: 230 km
Day 5: Breakfast. Excursion in the village, visit to a local museum. Start to snowmobile in
Lovozero village direction. On the way we come to a camp of reindeer breeders.
We will meet their severe life, sledge behind reindeers. For overnight we stay in a
Guest house Yulinskaya Salma on a cape of Lovozero Lake. Sauna. Dinner. (BLD)
Distance of snowmobiling: 140 km
Day 6: Breakfast. This day we take a mountain route Yulinskaya Salma – Umbozero Lake – Khibiny mountain.
We will see fascinating rocks and valleys as well as the mystic Seidozero Lake – the Saint place of
Saami people where "Dancing Shaman named Kuiva" has been frozen on the rock forever. Then we will drive via
Khibiny mountains on passes watching the world from a bird’s eye. We will see snow covered peaks
and frozen streaming waters. If you are looking for adrenaline you will get it here. The tour is finished
in Kirovsk city with a farewell party in a restaurant. Transfer to a hotel or to a railway station Apatity.
Distance of snowmobiling: 150 km
This Snowmobile expedition 'Planet Kola' can be extended with the following optionals:
|'Charm of Kuelporr'||2,5h||40||Daily|
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Overnight in a mountain hotel. 140 km in 2 days.
Watch Aurora Borealis by snowmobile
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