Hunting the Northern Lights

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Generally, people think the Northern Lights are seen only from

Norway or from other Scandinavian Countries. No, you may be wrong!! Murmansk, the largest

city in the world located beyond the Arctic Circle. The unique northern location gives you a chance to see some

extraordinary natural phenomena with a comfort and all the benefits of a modern city.During the short city break you will experience

snowy winter, Polar night (when the sun shows up only a couple of hours a day) and hunt for the real wonder of the northern areas - twinkling Northern lights.

Region NORTHERN RUSSIA
Category VISUAL EXPERIENCE
Activities BIKING/SNOWMOBILE
Comfort LUXURY
Activity Level N.A
Best Time OCT-MAR
Duration 3-4 NIGHTS
Type GROUP / INDIVIDUAL
Visa REQUIRED
Travel Insurance SUGGESTED
Health Certificate N.A
Cost ON REQUEST

A morning flight from Moscow or St. Petersburg to Murmansk. It is often called gates to the Arctic and still is a very important Russian port. From Murmansk starts the Northern Sea Route to Bering Strait. During the city tour you will visit the famous soviet nuclear icebreaker Lenin and the museum of Northern fleet. Lunch is included.

At night time we will drive from the city to catch the Northern lights, please do not forget your camera! The Northern Lights is a hardly predictable phenomenon and depends on the magnetic activity of the Sun. In other words, we have to literary “hunt” it.

Dinner & overnight stay in hotel in Murmansk.

Aurora Tour: 21:00 – 23:59 approximately

After breakfast Tour to the cost of Arctic Ocean (Teriberka). During the excursion you will learn the history of this place, its everyday life and the film « Leviathan», enjoy beautiful views of Barents Sea and a magnificent waterfall that flows into the Arctic Ocean. Attention! Lunch included.

The road to Teriberka might be close because of hard weather conditions. We also have alternative plan if it happens (trip to Snow Village +1000 rub p.p.). In winter and early spring time we might have lot of snow in Teriberka, so, to have opportunity to go to Artic Ocean shore we need to book sleds, powered by snowmobile Dinner & overnight stay in hotel in Murmansk in Aurora Village (Glamping).

After breakfast, meet with guide and transfer to Saami village and husky farm (depends on your program. The road takes around 2 hours). Visit to Saami Village (Lappish village)

✓ Excursion at the territory of the settlement. Acquaintance with national structures.

✓ Visiting the alley of majestic idols. You need 6 yellow coins for one person to make wishes to them.

✓ Acquaintance with the fauna of the Sami: reindeers, foxes. Feeding reindeers with hands.

✓ Reindeer sleigh rides and banana boat rides behind snowmobile (01 Dec till 31 Apr) and driving quadrocycles during hot period of time (1 May till 30 Now).

✓ Taking photos in national Saami clothes.

✓ Program includes meal (salmon soup, stewed reindeer meat and potatoes).

Visit to husky Farm

Communicate with Siberian huskies, Husky ride.

Back to your accommodation.

Go for aAurora Tour 21.00-24.00.

Dinner& overnight stay in hotel in Murmansk

After breakfast, transfer to Murmansk airport.