Vivid, unforgettable, breathtaking impressions! A prize-winning place in the regional government competition "The best tourist route".

Our trip will be devoted to exploring the passes, snowmobile climbing to the peaks, racing through mountain valleys. We will see unique places untouched by civilization. And of course, at the end of the expedition we will see the White Sea covered with ice hummocks.

The advantages of this trip:

  • Khibiny – explore the largest mountain range of the peninsula;
  • Lovozero tundra is a mysterious mountain range, which may have been the center of the ancient civilization of Hyperborea;
  • the landscapes of the central part of the Kola – hundreds of kilometers of forest tundra, huge peat bogs separate the village of Krasnoshchelye from civilization, where we will spend the whole day getting acquainted with the life of this unique settlement.

All participants of the tour receive commemorative diplomas and souvenirs. 

Location

G. Apatity / G. Kandalaksha
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US$ 1 516
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Duration
5 Days
4 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 9 – 13 Feb, 2025
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Accommodation
  • Guest House
    4 nights
Comfort
  • Basic+
Difficulty
Moderate
Low physical intensity for amateurs and non-experienced travelers
Group
Up to 8 people
Minimum age
18 years old
Group meet at
G. Apatity / G. Kandalaksha
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Weekdays: 8am - 8pm
Weekends: 8am - 7pm (GMT +3)
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Tour highlights

Northern lights
The opportunity to see a unique natural phenomenon
Ancient buildings
We will see the church built in 1674 "without a single nail"
Gourmet cuisine
Let's try dishes that are not served in any restaurant in the world

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Snowmobile route to the northern part of Khibiny

    Meeting of participants at the railway station of Apatity.

    Transfer by minibus to the starting point (35 min.), breakfast at the cafe on the way.

    Instruction, snowmobile driving training, acquaintance with guides.

    Snowmobile start in the direction of the Kuelporr hotel (northern part of Khibiny).

    Lunch at the hotel.

    Snowmobile route through several mountain passes.

    The best opportunity to get excellent snowmobile driving practice.

    Supper.

    Day trip on snowmobiles 60-70 km.

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  • Day 2 - Snowmobile start in the direction of Lake. Umbozero
  • Day 3 - A route through the untouched landscapes of the central part of the Kola Peninsula
  • Day 4 - Crossing the Arctic Circle
  • Day 5 - Varzuga Village Tour
Difficulty
Low physical intensity for amateurs and non-experienced travelers

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Guest House
    4 nights
Comfort
  • Basic+

The tour provides accommodation: hotels and guest houses, overnight on linen, clean and cozy. Kuelporr, Yulinskaya Salma, Krasnoshchelye, guest house in Varzuga.

The cost of the tour for 1 person on a snowmobile is 135 000 rubles.

Cuelporr or Yulinskaya Salma or 4 nights
Cuelporr

Kuelporr Guest House is located in the north of Khibiny in a picturesque valley on the banks of the Kuniyok River. In winter, the guest house can be reached by snowmobile or skiing. The Kuelporr Guest House is a modern one-storey building with an attic. Large hall with fireplace. Electricity, hot water. 2-bed rooms with amenities (shower, toilet, equipment dryer) in the room. 6-bed rooms (shower, toilet on the floor). There is a mobile connection. Internet is available for an additional fee. The guest house "Kuelporr", according to our guests, is a very atmospheric place. 

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Yulinskaya Salma

Yulinskaya Salma Guest house is a comfortable house with all amenities, accommodation for 2-3 people in a room, bathrooms on the floor. The hotel is homely, delicious homemade food, friendly staff, excellent sauna. There is a mobile connection (Megafon and MTS). 

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Krasnoshchelye

Krasnoshchelye Guest House is located on the outskirts of Krasnoshchelye village, surrounded by a pine forest. Accommodation for 3 people in a room. It's warm, clean and cozy. A shared living room with a TV. Excellent local cuisine – moose, grouse, cloudberry, whitefish. According to many of our guests, they had never tasted such yummy food before! Day toilet on the street, night toilet in the house, washbasin in the house. A hot large bathhouse of local design is a combined steam and washing room.  

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Varzuga

Varzuga Guest House. A small log outhouse next to the master's house. Accommodation for 2-3 people in a room. The toilet is cold outside or warm in the owners' house. Very tasty Pomeranian cuisine - salmon, pickles. A hot bath. The house stands on a hill above the village - from the house there is a beautiful view of Varzuga and all the famous Varzuga churches.

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Tour conditions

Group
up to 8 tourists
Minimum age
18 years old
Duration
5 days 4 nights
Group meets at
G. Apatity / G. Kandalaksha

Included in price

  • Local transfers;
  • insurance;
  • rent Lynx 49 Ranger and LynxAdventure snowmobiles;
  • Fuel and lubricants;
  • rent a jumpsuit, helmet, balaclava, special boots;
  • accommodation in guest houses;
  • meals according to the program.

Paid extra

  • Air and railway tickets to Apatity and back from Murmansk;
  • transfer to Murmansk airport.

It's important to know

Personal equipment you need for the tour

Clothes for a snowmobile expedition:

  1. T-shirts, underwear, cotton socks.
  2. Thermal underwear made of thin polartek.
  3. Sweatpants made of thick polartek (fleece), a sweatshirt made of thick fleece, preferably with a "throat" or a sweatshirt or a thick sweater.
  4. A down sweater (thin single-layer down jacket) under a jumpsuit OR a normal down jacket on top of a jumpsuit in case of severe cold weather. You can use a ski jacket or a jumpsuit.
  5. Sweatpants for staying in guest houses.
  6. Thick wool socks 2 pairs, one pair of thermal socks, also thick.
  7. Ski gloves + fleece gloves.
  8. A ski cap, if there is one, a balaclava, if not, we provide.
  9. The scarf is warm, if there is a windproof mask on the face. The balaclavas provided by the organizers cover your face well from the cold, but we recommend that you have additional protection.
  10. Downy climbing slippers (highly recommended), rubber slippers for the bath, a personal bath towel (almost everywhere in guest houses they provide, but it is advisable to have your own).
  11. If you know that your lower back is stiffening, then take something warming like a scarf or shawl with you.
  12. Personal hygiene kit (brush, paste, etc.).
  13. Cold face cream.
  14. Personal first aid kit (if there is a need for special medicines).
  15. Ski mask — worn on top of the helmet (the combination of helmet and ski mask is most optimal for long-distance snowmobile trips).
  16. Sunglasses.
  17. A small (up to 30 liters) backpack helps to keep your back warm, in addition, you can put small items you need on the road in it.
  18. Some participants of our tours recommend taking their own small thermoses for tea, it happens that someone does not have enough to drink on the route.
  19. Chocolates, nuts, sweets are also often not superfluous.

Items must be packed in a bag, backpack, or a trunk with a volume of no more than 60 liters. Suitcases are prohibited.

We provide:

  • A jumpsuit made of thick fabric with a single-layer sintepon lining.
  • 2 balaclavas — thin and thick.
  • Helmet with a double—glazed visor - if you have a large head, focus our attention on this!
  • Snowmobile boots with felt liner.
  • Mittens with fur of the "fur coat" type in case of very severe cold weather.

Attention! If you have poor eyesight. Glasses are not allowed on the route — they immediately sweat and freeze. Use contact lenses or special ski goggles with diopters. The organizers will not be able to provide you with such equipment.

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