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New Year under The Northern Lights

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4 days
29850 ₽
Dates:
2-5 January

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Group: up to 16 people

For 1 person with 2-bed accommodation in the hotel “69 Parallel” 3 * rooms category “Standard” – 29850 rubles

* Children’s program calculation is available on request.

Included in the price:

  • accommodation in 69 Parallel hotel in standard double rooms-3 nights
  • 3 excursions:

Travel to the coast of the Arctic ocean (p. Teriberka)

Journey in the Khibiny mountains

On a visit to the Kola Sami and reindeer

  • continental Breakfast-3 breakfasts
  • Lunches during excursions – 2 Lunches, 1 tea with berry pies at the Sami
  • entrance tickets to all objects: snow village, Mysterious forest, Sami settlement
  • transfer in a sleigh for a snowmobile on the ocean coast (p. Teriberka)
  • hot tea / coffee during excursions,
  • excursion and transport services on the program

January 2nd

Arrival of the group members, self-check-in at the hotel “69 Parallel”.

Check in from 14 hours.

Free time. Independent acquaintance with Murmansk.

Murmansk is the largest city in the world, located beyond the Arctic circle. It is called the capital of The Russian Arctic. Hence began the great expeditions to explore the northernmost continent of our planet.
You will be able to visit the monument to Alyosha – “Defenders of the Arctic” – this 35-meter monument is a symbol of Murmansk and the second highest monument in Russia after the Motherland monument. There is also an ancient rock outcrop “Lamb’s forehead”, which is more than 2.5 billion years old. Memorial complex to sailors who died in peacetime. In the center there is a lighthouse, next to which the ship’s anchor is installed with a capsule of sea water laid under it, next to the cabin of the legendary nuclear submarine “Kursk” and the Temple ” Spas on the Waters»
Also in Murmansk there are monuments “Able to wait”, “Singing Stella”, “Cod”, “sea wolf”, “cat Semyon”.
You can visit the largest ice-free seaport in the Arctic circle. The world’s first nuclear-powered icebreaker “Lenin”, on which the filming of the film “Icebreaker”took place, was permanently parked here. Tours are conducted at 12, 14 and 16 hours from Wednesday to Sunday (Monday-Tuesday the Museum is closed). From the docks you can admire the port, the Bay, passing ships and take interesting photos.

After 18: 00-free time or departure for the excursion “Hunting for The Northern Lights”, under favorable weather conditions.

January 3rd

Excursion to the coast of the Arctic ocean (Teriberka village)

A trip to the legendary Northern village, located at the very Edge of the Earth, in recent years has become a place of pilgrimage for tourists from all over the world.

Breakfast at the hotel “69 Parallel”

08: 45-09:00 – gathering of tour participants in the hotel lobby

09: 00-Departure for the tour

09: 00-11: 00 – the trip to Teriberka starts from Murmansk and passes through the Arctic tundra-a vast area in the North of Russia, Canada and Greenland, where there is no vegetation in the form of trees. On the way we will see the cross of Worship, Seid-a stone of mysterious origin, in which, according to the beliefs of the Sami, the spirit of the deceased shaman lives and landscapes reminiscent of Norwegian fjords.

Tour of the village Teriberka. The place became known thanks to the filming of the film “Leviathan”, which was nominated for an Oscar in 2014. Abandoned fishing huts and life of local residents.

We will stop at the cemetery of old abandoned ships sunk in a small Bay, take a walk along the coast and visit the picturesque waterfall that flows into the Arctic ocean. Let’s make a great selfie on the cliff of a cliff, going into the sea.

15: 00-16.00 – lunch in cafe (Teriberka village)

16.00-departure to Murmansk

18.00 / 18.30 – arrival in Murmansk.

Free time or departure for the excursion “Hunting for The Northern Lights”, under favorable weather conditions

January 4th

A trip to the Khibiny mountains. Snow games and fun.

Excursion to the largest and most beautiful mountain massif of the Kola Peninsula, which is more than 350 million years old

Breakfast at the hotel “69 Parallel”

08:45 – 09:00 – gathering of participants of the tour

09: 00-12: 00-on the way we pass the city of Apatity, near which there is a plant for processing of minerals, sending raw materials to Russia and many countries of the world. Also, we will visit the city of Kirovsk, where famous Soviet and Russian films were filmed and where a popular ski resort is located.

12:00 – 15.00 excursion and entertainment program in the “Snow village”

“Snow village” is a unique complex, which is made of ice and snow by human hands. Sculptors create a real fairy tale with their own hands. This complex was recognized as the largest in Russia and entered the Russian book of records.

In the program:

  1. visit the excursion and tourist center “snow Village” accompanied by a guide;
  2. meeting with Santa Claus and snow Maiden
  3. riding on high-speed ” cheesecakes»
  4. hot tea in a warm cafe
  5. permission for self-photo and video.

15.30-17.00 – visit to the light installation “Mysterious forest”

17: 00 – departure to Murmansk

20.00 – free time or departure for the excursion “Hunting for The Northern Lights”, under favorable weather conditions.

Additional costs (optional):
Snowmobiling (from 15 minutes from 500 R), in the order of “live” queue

January 5th

Excursion to visit the indigenous inhabitants of the Kola Peninsula-Sami

Breakfast at the hotel ” 69 Parallel»

09: 45-10:00 – gathering of tour participants in the hotel lobby

10: 00-11:00 – trip to the Sami ethnic settlement

11: 00-12:00 – acquaintance with the Sami culture will begin with Seida-the sacred Sami stone, the object of ancient worship of the Sami, which according to their beliefs, has a secret mystical power. Then we will visit the traditional Sami dwellings-kuoksu and Vezha, hear stories about the Sami culture, customs, beliefs, as well as legends of this people at the divorced hearth in the plague. A representative of the Sami people will show us shamanic rituals that are passed down from generation to generation.

12: 00-12:30 – in this part of the program we will see real reindeer, feed them with Jagel, take unique selfies with these friendly creatures and hear a story about the peculiarities of their breeding and lifestyle.

12: 30-14:00 – tea with Sami tea brewed from local herbs and roots on the hearth.

Photo In Sami national dress on the territory of the settlement, sledding behind a snowmobile.

14: 00-15:00 – return to Murmansk

The end of the excursion program

In addition, you can book a tour: "Hunting for The Northern lights"

  1. accompaniment of a professional photographer who will make some professional high-quality photos with You on the background of the Northern Lights.
  2.  Number of submitted photos from 3 to 7 for each participant in high resolution, jpg format (RAW format is not provided, also photos of the Northern Lights without participants are not provided)
  3. transfer from the hotel to the place of observation of the lights and back
  4. tea, coffee, snacks while travelingThe duration of the Hunt for The Northern Lights-4-8 hours.Departure on excursion takes place in one of evenings of stay of tourists in Murmansk, in the most favorable on weather conditions.

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