Aurora hunting in Saami land

Photo: Artem Kovalev

Different travel options in the Kola Peninsula for winter trips amateurs and Aurora hunters in one of the best place to watch and photograph the magnificent Northern Lights This is a land of Saami people inhabit those places for centuries and that's a great opportunity to combine nature and ethnic elements in one trip. Our trips start and finish in Lovozero settlement - Saami capital of Kola land (165 km south-east from Murmansk, about 2,5 h drive).

Tour #1

3 days tour,

Accommodation:

  • Guesthouse (apartments or cottage) or homestay in Lovozero;
  • Tourist hostel 30 km from Lovozero: 2,3,4 pers rooms, shared bathroom & toilet apart from the main building.

Activities: ski, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, reindeer and husky farm visiting etc...

Price: starts from 160 USD/pers/day in a group of 3 pers minimum.

For 1-2 pers quotation, contact. please

 

Tour #2

5 days trip to the remote Krasnoschelie settlement,  Kola reindeer capital, where Saami and Komi-Izhem people live together. Stay in the family-run guesthouse in a very welcoming atmosphere and delicious food with Northern and Saami delicacies: venison, vendace,  home baking etc...During 3 days stay, we'll visit the local museum, ethnic center, walking around, reindeer sled riding, national ceremonies, and contests etc...

Transfer Lovozero-Krasnoschelie and back performs by sledge drag towed by a snowmobile.

Price: 800 USD/pers in a group of 4 pers minimum

For 1-3 pers quotation, contact. please

 

Tour #3 and other options:

Guiding and tailor-made trips for individual or group of tourists from 1 day.

Season: January 15 - April 15

For more information, PM, please.

Photo: Igor Trier

Number of days: 3
Included services:
Guide
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner
Accommodation (Hotel/Guesthouse)
Accommodation (Homestay)
Entrance tickets (e.g. museums, parks etc.)
Beverages (non-alcoholic)
Car (with driver)
Fuel, Petrol
Bus/Train tickets
Domestic flight tickets
Not included: transfer to/from Lovozero, equipment rental, personal expenses
What to bring: warm winter cloth
Transport: Snow mobile
Tour season:
January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December
Tour categories:
Private tours
Cultural tours
Adventure tours
Offroad tours
Sightseeing tours
Winter tours
Special Event tours
Wildlife tours
Highlight tours
Photo tours
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Circle tours
Short tours
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