Murmansk and Karelia Tour

Murmansk and Karelia Tour
Duration:

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

Day 2. Murmansk

Meals B

Breakfast at the hotel.
10:00 – 14:00 - Tour of Murmansk by car or bus with local English-speaking guide.
-    City center.
-    War memorial (Defenders of the Soviet Arctic memorial).
-    Lighthouse memorial.
-    Kursk submarine memorial.
-    Church of the Savior on the Waters.
-    Lenin icebreaker – museum.
21-24:00 – Tour out of the city in search of the Northern Lights.

Day 3. Lovozero

Meals B, L

Breakfast.
~10:00 - 19:00 - Tour to the husky park in Lovozero region.
-    Transfer (about 2.5-3 hours).
-    Upon arrival, tea and pies will be served.
-    Meet husky dogs and reindeers.
-    Reindeer sledding and dog sledding.
-    Lunch, including ukha fish-soup and reindeer meat.
-    Transfer to the train station.
Departure for Petrozavodsk by overnight train.
Overnight at train.

Day 4. Petrozavodsk

Meals

14:42 – Arrival in Petrozavodsk.
Transfer and accommodation at the hotel.
Overnight at the hotel.

Day 5. Kizhi

Meals B

Breakfast at the hotel.
Departure by a hovercraft to the Island of Kizhi. Tour of Kizhi Museum of Wooden Architecture with local English-speaking guide.
Return to Petrozavodsk.
Transfer to the train station.
Departure for Moscow or St. Petersburg.

Sights

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.

Lovozero

Lovozero

This beautiful area is situated in the central and north-eastern part of the Kola Peninsula.

Petrozavodsk

Petrozavodsk

Petrozavodsk is a nice city with several interesting sights and a perfect starting point for the trips to Kizhi and other cultural and nature landmarks of Karelia.

Kizhi

Kizhi

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.

Request a Quote.

1. Accommodation at the hotels;
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 to Petrozavodsk (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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