The Kola Peninsula is an ideal region for people who are attracted by unusual, unpredictable and extreme environments and boundless northern wilderness. The virgin forests, magnificent mountains, endless tundra, and crystal-clear rivers and lakes will make an indelible impression upon you. You will travel in time visiting ancient artefacts, historical memorials and witnessing tradional specalties of the Saami people and Sea dwellers.
The Kola Peninsula: an amazing land filled with miracles.
Kola Travel offers virtually the entire spectrum of tourist services, for individuals, groups, and corporate clients. We focus on various types of active recreation and ecological tourism. We have gathered together the best that Northwest Russia offers.
You are in good hands from the moment of arrival until the time of departure. Whether it is in Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Karelia or wherever, with us you may already experience a lot of advenure on the way to the Kola Peninsula.
Your adventure starts here!The Kola Travel Team
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Discover the inlands of the Kola Peninsula and the White Sea coast. Visit old or abandoned villages and desolate places.
The longest and most extended 4x4 tour of Europe! Start in Saint Petersburg on the Baltic Sea and drive through Karelia to Murmansk on the Barents Sea. The tour includes the Polar Off-road Adventure.
Discover the White Sea Coast and the Tundra of Russian Lapland by 4x4 in Winter. Snowy and icy roads are waiting for you!
Discover Russian Lapland by kayak! Start from Saami village Lovozero. Paddle for 5 days from the centre of Kola Peninsula almost to the Arctic Ocean (110 km).
Raft for 5 days on the longest wild water track of Northwest Russia. From the centre of Kola Peninsula to the White Sea (150 km). Full of Actions!
Guided biking tour from the centre of Kola Peninsula (Kirovsk) through wilderness to the White Sea. 7 days tour with luggage transport.
Guided biking tour from Kandalaksha city to Varzuga village along the White Sea. The south part of Kola Peninsula. 6 days tour with luggage transport.
Individual cycling tour from St-Petersburg to Murmansk according our roadbook and with background support. 13+ days tour. No luggage transport.
Guided hiking tour for backpackers (15 days) through the bleak Khibiny Mountains and green Monche Tundra.
Combined guided hiking tour for backpackers (13 days) through stern Khibiny Mountains and Magic Lovozero Tundra.
Backpack with guide through Monche Tundra; virgin forests, magnificent mountains, desolate tundra, majestic waterfalls and crystal-clear rivers and lakes.
Short guided backpacking tour in Khibiny Mountains - the highest tundra of Lapland.
Long guided backpacking tour in Khibiny Mountains. Get in touch with its summits, passes and ravines.
Guided backpacking adventure to the mystic centre of Lovozero Tundra.
Travel from Saint Petersburg through Karelia to Murmansk on Kola Peninsula. Visit the most beautiful places of Northwest Russia with our invisible support.
Travel to the metropolises of Russia: Moscow - Saint Petersburg and Murmansk. Full of memorable excursions to the most beautiful places of Northwest Russia.
Explore the high lights of Karelia with visits to the open-air museum Kizhi and the pearl in the White Sea: the Solovetsky Islands. Start from Saint Petersburg.
Have a relaxing and refreshing holiday on Kola Peninsula. Train from Saint Petersburg directly to the Kola. Meet culture, nature and history of Kola Peninsula.
For motorists and motorcyclists. Cruise by own vehicle from the White Sea to the Barents Sea. Visit ancient artefacts, meet Pomors and Saami culture on Kola Peninsula. Get acquainted with Russian North for 7 days!
Adventure holiday for motorists and motorcyclists from St-Petersburg to the Barents sea. Visit cities and unique places in Northwest Russia: Valaam, Mandrogi, Kizhi, Solovetsky, Varzuga...
Individual or group travel by camper(s) and caravan(s)to the main places of interest in Northwest Russia with our invisible support. Start in St. Petersburg and end in Murmansk.
Meet the 'Rolling Stones' in Murmansk region on the Barents Sea shore. The one-day trip to one of the rare phenomena on Earth.
The mystic of Lovozero Tundra on Kola Peninsula. The 3-days hiking excursion to Seid Ozero (Saint Lake). Meet a dancing shaman 'Kuiva' on the rocks!
If you are sportive, fond of biking and in our neighbourhood on Kola Peninsula, come to Monchegorsk. Bike with a guide on hilly, forest paths with beautiful views to mountains (1 day).
One-day hiking excursion through the mass-mountain of the Monche tundra ridge to waterfall "Devichi Kosi" (Girl's plaits). Excursion starts in Monchegorsk on Kola Peninsula.
Kayak quietly with your guide on Imandra Lake, the biggest on Kola Peninsula. 812 square meters water pleasure and 114 islands are waiting for you. Start in Monchegorsk (1 day).
Sailing on the Imandra lake among number of picturesque islands for two hours under guidance of an experienced instructor. Start in Monchegorsk (2 hrs).
Meet the Lovozero Saami in Russian Lapland. Learn about their culture and traditions. Feed, hug and sledge with reindeers. Meet other northern animals. A 7-8 hour excursion incl. transfers.
The day trip includes welcome drink with pies, a reindeer safari, arctic lunch, introduction about husky farm and dog sledging. Possibility for a 30 minute or 60 minute husky safari.
Hiking excursion in Karelian village Kinerma, visiting a museum, photo exhibition, the church and possibility to join courses in baking 'Kalitki' and making dolls.
Visit the historical quarter in the capital of Karelia, museums, ship replicas and the smithy's workshop. Stroll over the boulevard decorated with arts.
Boat excursions to Valaam Island with hiking excursion in Central Monastery including lunch. Possibility for folk concert. From Sortavala, Petrozavodsk or St-Petersburg.
The one day boat excursion to Kizhi Island from Petrozavodsk harbour. The open air museum of the traditional Karelian way of wooden building.
Visit Solovetsky Islands. Unique nature, ancient stone labyrinths, museums about monastery and GULAG, botanical garden, water channels and more. From 1 day to more day excursions.
Watch Beluga whales from Cape Beluga on Solovetsky Islands. A 6 hrs guided excursion from half of June to half of August. Includes a 6 km hike on ecological path.
Come very close to the super friendly and sociable Beluga White Whales. Communicate, hug, swim and snorkel with them. The unique opportunity for Beluga whale lovers (4 hours).
The city excursion in Archangelsk from a hotel or the pier. Visit historical places, old town with beautiful wooden houses, stroll along Dvina river bank and enjoy excursion to Malya Korely.
The 2 hour excursions in Archangelsk city. We have 2 variants: One with the theme of Arkhangelsk city's history and the second one is devoted to the harbour and scientific expeditions.