Welcome to Russia
On arrival at Murmansk International Airport, you will be met by our local representative and you will be transferred to the hotel.
Murmansk is a city in northwestern Russia, at the end of a deep bay off the Barents Sea. The Regional Museum of Local History has cultural and archaeological artefacts. The Murmansk Regional Museum of Art features 18th- to 20th-century Russian works. The S.M. Kirov Murmansk Regional Palace of Culture is a popular concert venue. The Lenin icebreaker is a decommissioned 1950s nuclear-powered ship, now a museum.
After check-in proceed to relax and later in the afternoon proceed on a City tour- You will observe the city center, Alyosha war memorial, Lighthouse memorial and the Church of the Saviour on the Waters. Continue with a visit to NS "Lenin", the world's first nuclear-powered icebreaker, now a museum. At around 2100H for 3:00 hours you will be hunting for the Northern Lights. Return back to the hotel.
Overnight in Murmansk.
Breakfast at hotel, then you will explore the cost of Artic 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! The road to Teriberka might be close because of hard weather conditions. We also have alternative plan if it happens (trip to Snow Village). In winter and early spring terns 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 (extra payment, must be pre-booked)
Back to hotel. At 21.00 - 00.00 hunt for the Northern Lights for around 3:00 hours
Breakfast at hotel. Today you will visit the Saami Village (Lappish village). The Excursion will start at the territory of the settlement. Acquaintance with national structures. You will also get the chance to visit the alley of majestic idols. You will need 6 yellow coins for one person to make a wish to the majestic idols. There will be an acquaintance with the fauna of the Sami reindeers, foxes. You will experience feeding the reindeers with your hands. There will be a Reindeer sleigh rides and banana boat rides behind snowmobile (01 Dec till 31 Apr). Taking photos in national Saami clothes. The program includes meal (salmon soup, stewed reindeer meat and potatoes) Visit to husky Farm and you will get the chance to communicate with Siberian huskies as well as Husky riding (this is not available at all times especially if there is no snow).
After breakfast. The day is free until checkout time. The driver will pick you up and drop you to the airport for your onward flight.
AED 8450/- Per person, Prices are based on twin sharing.
Duration: 4 Days / 3 Nights.
Destinations: Northern Lights & Murmansk.
The rates are subject to availability at the time of booking request. In the event if there are rate changes due to increase in Govt taxes, or hotel charges a surcharge, or BAR rates (Best available rates), we reserve the right to amend the rates without notice. The exchange rate is subject to change. Please ensure that you have secured the relevant visa / entry permits & valid passport. The best source of visa information is the embassy of the country itself.
If you are interested in going ahead with this booking, we would require deposits or payments as follows either in the form of cash or cheque:
Please ensure that the names given to us for reservations match the names in your passport, as hotels, sightseeing tour companies are very particular about name changes. Mismatched names may result in heavy amendment penalties. We strongly recommend travel insurance as part of your package – we have excellent rates with the world’s best companies – please let us know if you wish us to add this to your package.
Economy class airfare from Dubai / Murmansk / Dubai.
3 Nights accommodation in Murmansk based on double room occupancy.
Return airport transfers on private car.
Sightseeing tours as mentioned in the program.
Complimentary travel insurance.
All airline and hotel taxes.