Arctic holidays under the Northern Lights

Welcome to the winter Kola!

In our tour, we will go hunting for the northern lights, visit Teriberka on the ocean coast, get acquainted with reindeer, ride a husky sled through a coniferous forest, arrange a tour of the city of Murmansk. 

We will make your trip to the Far North unforgettable!

The cost of the tour without accommodation is 47,900 rubles.
The cost of a tour with accommodation starts from 57,900 rubles.

Location

Murmansk
from
US$ 527
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Duration
4 Days
3 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 12 – 15 Dec
    • 19 – 22 Dec
    • 25 – 28 Dec
    • 9 – 12 Jan, 2025
    • 16 – 19 Jan, 2025
or
Accommodation
  • Hotel
    3 nights
Comfort
  • Upscale
  • Premium
Difficulty
Easy
For any person
Group
Up to 16 people
Minimum age
6 years old
Group meet at
Murmansk
Contact the tour coordinator
Weekdays: 8am - 8pm
Weekends: 8am - 7pm (GMT +3)
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Tour highlights

The life of the people of the Kola Peninsula
Let's plunge into the Sami lifestyle – reindeer, huskies and national dishes
Arctic Tundra
Let's take great photos at the edge of the earth
Northern lights
We will see this incredible natural phenomenon live

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Welcome dinner, hunting for the northern Lights

    Arrival in Murmansk.

    We recommend arriving in Murmansk before 16:00 on the first day so that you can check into the hotel, relax and leave your things.

    The transfer is not included in the price of the tour. You can get to Murmansk by taxi or public transport on your own (the cost is Yandex.A taxi to Murmansk costs about 1000 rubles).

    19:00 Welcome dinner at a restaurant in the center of Murmansk. Included in the price of the tour. We will try the Arctic cuisine and get to know the team.

    Departure for a tour of the Northern Lights. 

    The duration of the tour is 3-5 hours.

    Photography is included in the price of the tour.

    This program includes 2 trips to the Northern Lights without additional charges, which increases our chances of seeing it up to 98%!

    The Northern Lights are a natural phenomenon, and no one can guarantee its appearance. If we do not see the northern Lights during trips to the northern Lights, then there are no discounts and refunds.

    How is the Northern Lights tour going?:

    1. The gathering of tourists takes place in the parking lot at the Azimut or Meridian hotel (in the center of Murmansk). Approximate time of the training camp: 20:00-22:00. The exact time and place of the training camp will be announced by the coordinator the day before. Please do not be late and come 10 minutes before the start.
    2. Let's go on tour! The duration of the "hunt" is 3-5 hours, depending on how quickly we find the starry sky. The most northern lights can appear at any moment!
    3. Photography is included in the price of the tour. First we take group photos, then individual ones on a first-come, first-served basis.
    4. To keep warm, you will be offered hot tea with light snacks (sweets, chocolate, cookies).
    5. During the tour, the guide will tell you about the nature of the northern lights, and how it happens.
    6. After the tour, you will be taken to your place of residence in Murmansk. The approximate time of return to Murmansk is 00:00-02:00 at night.
    7. You will receive photos after the tour for 3-4 days in the format of a link to Google Drive or Yandex Disk.

    Important! The Northern Lights are a natural phenomenon, and no one can guarantee its appearance. In total, the program includes 2 trips to the Northern Lights tour.

  • Day 2 - An ethnic village with deer and huskies
  • Day 3 - Teriberka, the ocean coast and a boat trip
  • Day 4 - Murmansk and the icebreaker Lenin
Difficulty
For any person

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Hotel
    3 nights
Comfort
  • Upscale
  • Premium

The cost of the tour for 1 person, RUB.:

Tour formatCost
Tour without accommodation (independent accommodation in Murmansk)47 900
Tour with 3 nights stay in a 3* hotel + breakfast,
double/ single occupancy
57 900 / 64 900
Tour with 3 nights stay in a 4* hotel + breakfast,
double/ single occupancy
62 900 / 74 900

The discount for children from 6 to 13 years old inclusive is 2,500 rubles (for holidays (end of December, February 23 and March 8) does not apply to children).

Buffet breakfasts are indicated in hotels with accommodation.

Azimut City Hotel Murmansk 4* or Meridian Congress Hotel 4* or 3 nights
Azimut City Hotel Murmansk 4*

Offering a restaurant, Azimut Hotel is located in the center of Murmansk, right next to the Central Park and a 5-minute walk from the Central Stadium.

The rooms are decorated in bright colors and feature a minibar and a flat-screen TV with cable channels. Blackout curtains are also provided. Each room has a private bathroom with a hairdryer and free toiletries.

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Meridian Congress Hotel 4*

Meridian Congress Hotel is located in the very center of Murmansk. The main museums are within walking distance, for example, the historical exposition of the first nuclear icebreaker Lenin, which is moored in the city bay.

Choose any type of accommodation - standard rooms, wedding and presidential apartments or rooms for families and large companies. Each room has household supplies and cosmetics for the shower. All guests can use free Internet, direct telephone connection to all countries of the world, as well as international TV channels.

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Renaissance Boutique Hotel

Renaissance Boutique Hotel is a 15–room hotel with a luxurious classic interior and exquisite design. It is located in the center of Murmansk in close proximity to the Five Corners Square. Renaissance offers comfortable European-class rooms at an affordable price.

All rooms at this hotel are equipped with a flat-screen TV with cable channels. The private bathroom comes with a shower and a hairdryer. Slippers and an extended set of free toiletries are provided. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the property.

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Glarus Hotel 3*

Glarus Hotel is located in Murmansk, an 8-minute walk from Central Park. Free private parking is available on site. The Central Stadium is a 15-minute walk away.

The rooms are decorated in a classic style and feature a TV.

It features a restaurant, sauna and snack bar.

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Tour conditions

Group
up to 16 tourists
Minimum age
6 years old
Duration
4 days 3 nights
Group meets at
Murmansk

Included in price

  • welcome dinner on the first day;
  • 2 trips to hunt for the Northern Lights (98% success rate);
  • excursion to Teriberka on the ocean coast;
  • boat trip and whale watching (2 hours);
  • gastronomic lunch in Teriberka;
  • registration of passes: Teriberka;
  • excursion to the ethnic village with deer;
  • sledding with huskies;
  • Murmansk city tour;
  • excursion to the icebreaker "Lenin";
  • lunch on day trips (3);
  • tasting of Arctic cuisine;
  • a professional guide with at least 5 years of experience;
  • transportation service on modern Mercedes Sprinter;
  • support for the care department in Murmansk;
  • accommodation, when choosing a rate with accommodation (+ breakfast).

Paid extra

  • air and railway tickets to Murmansk and back;
  • accommodation in Murmansk, when choosing a tariff without accommodation;
  • dinners in Murmansk after excursions (except the first day);
  • souvenir products;
  • airport transfers – Murmansk:
    • passenger car, daily fare — 2,300 rubles. one way;
    • night rate, group of 3 people or more — on request.

It's important to know

Personal equipment you need for the tour
  • thermal underwear;
  • high winter shoes without heels;
  • a cap;
  • scarf;
  • gloves;
  • sunglasses;
  • winter pants and jacket.
  • personal thermos or thermos cup (optional);
  • Portable charging;
  • personal hygiene items;
  • personal first aid kit;
  • backpack for personal belongings;
  • cash;
  • passport;
  • the MHI policy.

Also take spare items with you.

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Dates and Prices

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  • from US$ 527
    12 – 15 Dec 4 days 3 nights
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    19 – 22 Dec 4 days 3 nights
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    25 – 28 Dec 4 days 3 nights
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  • from US$ 538
    9 – 12 Jan, 2025 4 days 3 nights
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    16 – 19 Jan, 2025 4 days 3 nights
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