Gastronomic tour "New Year's Northern Lights on Kola"

This is not an ordinary tour where you only pay for accommodation and excursions. 

This is a gastronomic trip, so we also included a lot of food, wine and delicious activities in the price!

Location

Russia, Murmansk
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Duration
5 Days
4 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 1 – 5 Jan, 2025
    • 3 – 7 Jan, 2025
or
Accommodation
  • Hotel
    3 nights
  • Camp Site
    1 night
Comfort
  • Premium
Difficulty
Easy
For any person
Group
Up to 14 people
Minimum age
6 years old
Group meet at
Russia, Murmansk
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Weekends: 8am - 7pm (GMT +3)
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Tour highlights

Gastronomic pleasure
The freshest seafood from the Barents Sea, beer tasting, barbecue dinner, venison and farm products, famous berry tinctures of the Arctic
Arctic Cuisine Master Class
From the brand chef of the restaurant — resident of the Gastronomic map of Russia. You definitely won't cook such dishes for yourself — these are all author's recipes!
Hunting for the fabulous Northern Lights with a photographer
A professional photographer will be with us so that you can take with you a super photo with one of the most beautiful and amazing natural phenomena

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Welcome to the Kola Peninsula!

    To the ends of the Earth and in the heart of Russian Scandinavia!

    We will meet you at Murmansk airport and drive to the hotel located on the main square of the city — the square of Five Corners.

    According to our tradition, a bottle of sparkling wine with fruits will be waiting for you in the room to relax after the flight and tune in to a beautiful and bright vacation!

    We have a little rest and in the evening we meet for a welcome dinner at a very tasty northern restaurant! 

    We are waiting for the author's cuisine of the Tundra in an unusual design.

    For an appetizer, we will taste dried venison with mustard cream.

    For the hot meal, we will be served the back of Arctic cod with pike caviar, trout, halibut and black risotto.

    Of course, with a wine accompaniment that perfectly emphasizes the shades of flavors!

    And at the end of the dinner, we will try the signature northern dessert from the brand chef with a cup of taiga tea.

    All the food is already included in the price of the tour, you just need to relax and enjoy!

    A delicious, wine-filled and spiritual journey to the ends of the Earth is declared open! Hurray!

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  • Day 2 - Murmansk, a master class in Arctic cuisine, snowmobile safari and hunting for the northern lights!
  • Day 3 - The edge of the earth, the Arctic Ocean, scallops and Kamchatka crabs
  • Day 4 - The northernmost brewery, Sami, reindeer, barbecue dinner and the northern lights!
  • Day 5 - Fish market and plane home!
Difficulty
For any person

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Hotel
    3 nights
  • Camp Site
    1 night
Comfort
  • Premium

The tour includes accommodation: 

  • Murmansk — hotel Meridian 4* or Park Inn by Radisson 4* (3 nights) or Cosmos 4*;
  • Sami village (1 night).

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

Tour datesDouble occupancySingle occupancy
January 3-7108 000124 000
January 5-992 000108 000

On a tour with dates from January 5-9 in Murmansk, hotel accommodation at the Cosmos 4* hotel.

Meridian 4* or Park Inn by Radisson 4* or 3 nights
Meridian 4*

Located in the heart of Murmansk, Meridian Congress Hotel offers rooms with satellite TV. Free Wi-Fi is available anywhere in the hotel.

All rooms at the Meridian Hotel are simply furnished. Some rooms have a living room.

There is a 24-hour front desk at the property. The hotel also has a massage room.

A variety of local and international dishes are served at the hotel's restaurant. The bar offers light snacks and refreshing drinks.

Another option
Park Inn by Radisson 4*

Offering panoramic views of the Kola Bay, Park Inn by Radisson Poliarnie Zori is located in the center of Murmansk. The hotel has a fitness center with a sauna, a small pool and a hot tub.

The rooms at Park Inn by Radisson Poliarnie Zori feature a work desk and a flat-screen TV with satellite channels. An electric kettle with tea and coffee is provided. The bathrooms come with underfloor heating, a hairdryer and free toiletries. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the property.

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Another option
Cosmos 4*

Cosmos Murmansk Hotel is located in the city center near such famous attractions as the Murmansk Regional Drama Theater and the Orthodox Church of the Savior on Waters.

Near Cosmos Murmansk Hotel there are business and shopping centers, public transport stops. You will be pleasantly surprised by the proximity of the hotel to the port on the shore of the Kola Bay, located just 2 km away, as well as to the end point of the Arctic Bridge, which makes it an ideal base for business travelers. Murmansk Airport (MMK) is just 30 km away.

In the rooms at Cosmos Murmansk Hotel, guests will appreciate amenities such as underfloor heating in the bathroom, orthopedic beds, free Wi-Fi and breakfast, which is included in the room rate. The hotel is non-smoking only. The restaurant of the Polyarnye Zori Hotel offers specialties of Russian and European cuisine and a varied daily breakfast buffet. In the hotel's nightclub, you can listen to live music every Wednesday or relax in one of the two cozy bars in the lobby of the hotel.

It offers a fitness center, sauna and beauty salon to help restore strength. If you are planning a business meeting or event in Murmansk, then multifunctional conference rooms that can accommodate up to 160 guests are at your service. The hotel has the latest security system, fire alarm system and 24-hour parking.

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Houses in the Sami village 1 night

Tour conditions

Group
up to 14 tourists
Minimum age
6 years old
Duration
5 days 4 nights
Group meets at
Russia, Murmansk

Included in price

  • accommodation in a 4* hotel in the center of Murmansk and in the Sami village;
  • all breakfasts in hotels;
  • all meals according to the tour program (lunches and dinners at restaurants included in the Gastronomic map of Russia);
  • meeting at the airport on the first day of the tour and transfer back;
  • guide support throughout the tour;
  • all excursions;
  • all tastings;
  • snowmobile safari;
  • gastronomic master class of Arctic cuisine with a chef;
  • visit to the northernmost brewery and beer tasting;
  • "Hunting" for the Northern Lights with a professional photographer;
  • all entrance tickets according to the program;
  • transfers within the tour by comfort class minibus (Mercedes Sprinter).

Paid extra

  • air and railway tickets to Murmansk and back;
  • personal expenses and souvenirs;
  • transfer from/to the airport for an additional fee (comfort class transfer 2000 rubles one way) except for recommended flights;
  • extra charge for single occupancy.

It's important to know

Personal equipment you need for the tour
  • thermal underwear and a sweater;
  • warm windproof jacket and dutiki pants;
  • scarf, gloves and hat; 
  • comfortable winter shoes;
  • swimming trunks / swimsuit and slates (for the bath).

Optional:

  • outerwear in bright, saturated shades to make brighter, more beautiful photos with the northern lights.
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Dates and Prices

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  • from US$ 1 238
    1 – 5 Jan, 2025 5 days 4 nights
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  • from US$ 1 054
    3 – 7 Jan, 2025 5 days 4 nights
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