New Year's Arctic holidays under the Northern Lights

A rich four-day program for the New Year holidays on the Kola Peninsula! 

We are waiting for a trip to the legendary Teriberka, to the Khibiny Mountains with a snowmobile ride (suitable for beginners), an excursion to the top husky park of the Northwest "Lesnaya Elan", and, of course, hunting for the northern lights with photography! 

Let's fully immerse ourselves in the atmosphere of the far north!

Location

Murmansk
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Duration
4 Days
3 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 31 Dec, 2024 – 3 Jan, 2025
    • 1 – 4 Jan, 2025
    • 2 – 5 Jan, 2025
or
Accommodation
  • Hotel
    3 nights
Comfort
  • Upscale
  • Premium
Difficulty
Easy
For any person
Group
Up to 16 people
Minimum age
8 years old
Group meet at
Murmansk
Contact the tour coordinator
Weekdays: 8am - 8pm
Weekends: 8am - 7pm (GMT +3)
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Tour highlights

Hunting for the Northern Lights
Let's arrange a photo hunt for the famous green glow
"Dragon Eggs"
We will visit the atmospheric coast of the Barents Sea with unusual stones
With the wind on a dog sled
Let's take a ride on a husky sled on a snow-covered highway
A date with reindeer
We will visit the Sami village and get acquainted with the red deer
Snowmobiling in the Khibiny Mountains
We will take a snowmobile route in Khibiny and make stops in interesting locations
"Snow Village"
We will find ourselves in an indoor maze of snow with ice sculptures and elegant patterns on the walls

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Arrival in Murmansk. The Hunt for the Northern Lights

    Welcome to the Kola Peninsula!

    Arrival in Murmansk. You will get to Murmansk on your own (Azimut Hotel). 

    Arrival at the hotel, check-in to the rooms. 

    You will have free time to rest before going hunting for the northern lights. 

    We recommend booking tables in the restaurant in advance (we recommend the Terrace, Tundra, Gray Goose, Royal Hunt, White Rabbit) due to the high workload for the New Year holidays.

    Under favorable weather conditions: the hunt for the northern Lights.

    Pick-up at the Azimut Hotel (approximate pick-up time is 21:00).

    Departure on a Northern Lights hunting tour. 

    The duration of the tour is 3-5 hours. 

    Photography is included in the price of the tour.

    This program "New Year's Arctic Holidays" includes 2 trips to hunt for the northern lights.

    The organizer reserves the right to decide on the exact date of departure for the tour, as we observe weather forecasts, clouds and solar activity.

    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 the Northern Lights tour is going:

    1. The approximate time of the training camp is 21:00. The exact time and place of the training camp will be announced by the coordinator before 19:00.
    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 will take group photos, then individual ones.
    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.
    7. You will receive photos after January 10 2024 in format of a link to Google Drive or Yandex Disk.
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  • Day 2 - Snowmobile tour in Khibiny. Kirovsk
  • Day 3 - A journey to the ends of the earth. Teriberka
  • Day 4 - Ethno-park "Lesnaya Elan". Lovozero district
Difficulty
For any person

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Hotel
    3 nights
Comfort
  • Upscale
  • Premium

The tour provides accommodation at the Azimut 4* hotel (city center), standard rooms, breakfast buffet included.

Check-in 3-6.01.24 accommodation at the Meridian 4* hotel.

The cost of the tour for 1 person, depending on the accommodation, RUB / person:

  • double room — 89,800 rubles/person.;
  • single room — 114,800 rubles/person.

Possible options for triple accommodation:

  • Room upgrade — 2 single beds and a sofa, the cost will be slightly more expensive. 
  • An extension of the standard room — 2 single beds and a cot, the cost will remain the same.

There are no discounts during the holiday period.

Azimut City Hotel Murmansk 4* or Meridian 4* 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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Another option
Meridian 4*

Meridian Hotel is located in Murmansk. There are good conditions for comfortable living and recreation.

The rooms are equipped with necessary appliances and furnished with upholstered furniture. All rooms have a telephone system with long-distance and international access.

You can have lunch or dinner at nearby cafes or restaurants. There are also grocery stores and stalls nearby.

For seminars and conferences, you will be offered a conference room for 50 people or a meeting room for 12 people.

The distance to the nearest train station is about 255 meters, and the airport is 24 kilometers away.

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Tour conditions

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

Included in price

  • accommodation for 3 nights at the Azimut hotel in the city center;
  • Meals: breakfast (3), lunch (3);
  • hunting for the Northern Lights (2 trips);
  • Teriberka tour to the edge of the earth;
  • excursion to the ocean coast and to the waterfall;
  • tour to Khibiny, Kirovsk;
  • snowmobile safari in Khibiny 1.5 hours;
  • visit to the "Snow Village";
  • tour to the ethnic village;
  • sledding with huskies;
  • lunch with Arctic cuisine in the plague;
  • all entrance tickets;
  • professional guides with at least 5 years of experience;
  • Transport service: modern Mercedes Sprinter;
  • registration of passes: Teriberka;
  • support for the care department in Murmansk.

Paid extra

  • air and railway tickets to Murmansk and back;
  • airport transfer;
  • dinners;
  • souvenir products.

It's important to know

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

The air temperature in Murmansk can drop to -35 °C and below. Take spare things with you, there are no such things as a lot of warm clothes!

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Dates and Prices

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  • from US$ 1 021
    31 Dec, 2024 – 3 Jan, 2025 4 days 3 nights
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  • from US$ 1 021
    1 – 4 Jan, 2025 4 days 3 nights
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  • from US$ 1 021
    2 – 5 Jan, 2025 4 days 3 nights
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