NEAREST TOUR DATE: 13-15 Dec 2019

PRICE: 19950 ₽

 

Winter Aurora 2019-2020 tour program!

 

reindeer

Pic © Dmitriy Dolghin. All Rights Reserved.

DAY 1

EXCURSION TO REINDEERS ANS SAMI

Arrival of participants, self check-in to the hotel until 12 noon (transfer upon request)

12:45 – 13:00 – Gathering of excursion participants in the hotel lobby

13:00 – 14:00 – Trip to the ethnic Sami settlement

14:00 – 15:00 – Acquaintance with Sami culture, observe Seid – the sacred Sami stone, visiting traditional Sami houses – Kuoksa and Vezha, stories about Sami culture, customs, beliefs, as well as Sami legends in campfire. The representative of the Sami people will show the shamanistic rites transmit from generation to generation

15:00 – 15:30 – In this part of the program we will see reindeers, feed them with reindeer moss, take selfies with these friendly creatures and listen a story about the features of their breeding and lifestyle

15:30 – 17:00 – Lunch and tea with Sami tea made from local herbs and roots. Photos in Sami national costumes and on the territory of the settlement

17:00 – 18:00 – Back to Murmansk

Free time or departure for “Hunting the Northern Lights” excursion under favorable weather conditions

 

husky

Pic © Alexander Stepanenko. All Rights Reserved.

DAY 2

ACTIVE TOUR “HUSKY RIDING”

A trip to the funny, active and friendly northern dogs

08:45 – 09:00 – Gathering of participants

09:00 – Departure. About 2,5 – 3 hours on the road one way

12:00 – 14:00 – Husky riding in sledge

14:30 – 15:30 – Lunch in a cage of nearest town

15:30 – Departure

18:00 – Back to Murmansk

Free time or departure for “Hunting the Northern Lights” excursion under favorable weather conditions

 

Actic ocean coast Pic © Andrei Nekhaenko. All Rights Reserved.

DAY 3

EXCURSION TO THE COAST OF THE ARCTIC OCEAN (Teriberka village)

A trip to the legendary northern village located on the very edge of the earth become a place of pilgrimage for tourists from around the world

08:15 – 08:30 – Gathering of participants

08:30 – Departure

08:30 – 10:30 – Journey to Teriberka begins from Murmansk and passes along the Arctic tundra – a vast area in the north of Russia where there is completely no vegetation in the form of trees.

10:30 – 12:30 – Excursion across the village of Teriberka. The place became known thanks to the movie “Leviathan”, which was nominated for an Oscar in 2014. Abandoned fishing huts and life of local residents.

12:30 – 13:30 – Lunch in a Cafe (in Teriberka)

13:30 – 15:30 – Stop at the cemetery of old ships scuttled in a small bay, take a walk along the coast and visit a picturesque waterfall that flows into the Arctic Ocean. We will make magnificent selfies on a rock going into the depths of the sea…

15:30 – Departure

17:00 – End of the tour. Transfer to airport on request

 

aurora borealios

Pic © Alexander Stepanenko. All Rights Reserved.

Evening

HUNTING THE NORTHERN LIGHTS (paid separately)

Guidance by professional photographer who will take several professional high-quality pictures.

From 3 to 7 high resolution images for each participant in jpg format

(RAW format and the Northern Lights pictures without participants are not provided)

– transfer from the hotel to the place of observation of Aurora and back

– tea and snacks provided

Departure for the tour takes place on one of the evenings under favorable weather conditions.

 

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