Murmansk and Karelia Winter Tour

Murmansk and Karelia Winter Tour

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.


Brief itinerary

Day 1. Murmansk.

Meals No

Arrival in Murmansk.

Transfer to the hotel.

21:00 - 24:00 – Tour out of the city in search of the Northern Lights.

Overnight at the hotel.

Day 2. Murmansk.

Meals B

Breakfast at the hotel.

Tour of Murmansk, including the City center, Alyosha War memorial, Lighthouse memorial, Kursk submarine memorial, the Church of the Savior on the Waters and “Lenin” icebreaker–museum.

21:00 - 24:00 – Tour out of the city in search of the Northern Lights.

Overnight at the hotel.

Day 3. Lovozero region and Kirovsk.

Meals B, L

Breakfast at the hotel.

Transfer to Lovozero region.

Visit the Husky Park. Dog and reindeer sledding. Lunch.

Continue to the town of Kirovsk.

Visit the “Snow Village” snow labyrinth.

Transfer to the town of Apatity.

~23:00 – Departure by train for Medvezhyegorsk. Overnight at train.

Day 4. Kizhi

Meals B, L, D

Breakfast at train.

~12:00 – Arrival in the town of Medvezhyegorsk.

Transfer to the village Velikaya Guba by car and then to Kizhi by a hovercraft.

Walking tour of Kizhi museum.

Accommodation at a guesthouse near Kizhi.

Optional Russian banya (sauna).



Day 5. Kizhi – Petrozavodsk.

Meals B, L


Walk to explore traditional villages Vassilyevo and Yamka at Kizhi Island.

Ice fishing.


Transfer to Petrozavodsk.

~19:00 - Arrival in Petrozavodsk.

Transfer to the train station.

Departure for Moscow or St. Petersburg.


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.



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.



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.

21 – 25 December 2018
12 – 16 January 2019
26 – 30 January 2019
09 – 13 February 2019
23 – 27 February 2019
09 – 13 March 2019
23 – 27 March 2019
30 March – 03 April 2019

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1. Accommodation;
2. Transfers as per itinerary;
3. Meals as per itinerary (B - breakfast, L - lunch, D - dinner);
4. Entrance fees and tours as per itinerary;
5. Services of local English-speaking guides.
6. 2nd class train tickets from Apatity to Medvezhyegorsk (private accommodation is also available).

Thank you for the professionally and courteous services through out the entire trip.
I'm back home in Thailand safe and sound.

Pinit, Thailand

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

Lucia, USA

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