Come to Murmansk for the legendary Northern Lights hunting! You will be accompanied by a professional photographer, a true Aurora hunter.
While waiting the Northern lights hunting during the daytime we have prepared excursions: visiting a fishing village of Teriberka, which is located at the very End of the Earth, on the coast of the Arctic Ocean and visiting Sami, the indigenous people of the Arctic and reindeer farm.
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Gathering of the tour participants. Departure time is determined based on current weather conditions.
You can independently visit the monument «Alyosha» - “Defenders of the Arctic” - this 35-meter monument is a symbol of Murmansk and the second tallest monument in Russia after the Motherland monument. The ancient rock ledge “Ram's forehead”, which is more than 2.5 billion years old, is also located here.
Memorial complex to sailors who died in peacetime.There is a lighthouse in the center , next to which there is a ship's anchor with a capsule with sea water placed under it, next to the cabin of the legendary nuclear submarine "Kursk" and the church of the Savior on Water.
Also there are monuments to “Waiting”, “Singing Stele”, “Cod”, “Sea Wolf”, “Semyon the Cat” in Murmansk. You will be able to visit the largest ice-free seaport in the Arctic Circle. Here is the first nuclear icebreaker "Lenin" in the world was permanently moored, on which the film "Icebreaker" was filmed. You can admire the port, the bay, ships passing by and take interesting photographs from the piers. Excursions to the nuclear icebreaker - the Lenin Museum are held at 12, 13.30 and 15 o'clock (closed Monday-Tuesday).
Getting participants of the excursion to the addresses.
Travel to Teriberka starts from Murmansk and passes through the Arctic tundra - a great area on the north of Russia, Canada and Greenland, where is no trees at all.
Excursion around Teriberka village. The place became known thanks to "Leviathan" movie, which was nominated to Oscar in 2014. Abandoned fishing village and the life of local residents.
Lunch at the cafe.
We will make a stop at the cemetery of ancient abandoned ships sunk in a small bay, take a walk along the coast and visit a picturesque waterfall that flows into the Arctic Ocean.Let's take great selfies on a sheer cliff with an amazing view.
Departure to Murmansk.
Gathering of the tour participants.
A trip to Sami village.
Upon arrival we will see the traditional Sami dwellings, listen stories about the Sami culture, beliefs and legends. Feeding reindeers and taking pictures and selfies with them.
Sami lunch (fish soup and tea).