snowmobile kola peninsula murmansk region russian lapland Snowmobile expedition 'Planet Kola' most extensive and longest 800 km in 6 days only 8 persons can participate!
snowmobile kola peninsula murmansk region russian lapland Snowmobile expedition 'Planet Kola' Real expeditions need good preparation.
snowmobile kola peninsula murmansk region russian lapland Snowmobile expedition 'Planet Kola' Beautiful nature is waiting Taiga, tundra, dunes, mountains!
snowmobile kola peninsula murmansk region russian lapland Snowmobile expedition 'Planet Kola' Meet the locals!
snowmobile kola peninsula murmansk region russian lapland Snowmobile expedition 'Planet Kola' 5 overnights in guesthouses 2 overnights Strelna (photo) 1 overnight in Krasnoschelye 1 overnight close to Lovozero 1 overnight in mountain hotel
snowmobile kola peninsula murmansk region russian lapland Snowmobile expedition 'Planet Kola' Reindeer herding in Krasnoschelye They don't count sheep's!
snowmobile kola peninsula murmansk region russian lapland Snowmobile expedition 'Planet Kola' Try your luck with ice fishing perch and pikes!
snowmobile kola peninsula murmansk region russian lapland Snowmobile expedition 'Planet Kola' Wooden lighthouse "Nikodimsky" The southernmost point
of Kola Peninsula!
snowmobile kola peninsula murmansk region russian lapland Snowmobile expedition 'Planet Kola' Tetrino village
Post-office
Southernmost village
of Kola Peninsula!
snowmobile kola peninsula murmansk region russian lapland Snowmobile expedition 'Planet Kola' Enjoy Northern lights Catch it by eye and by camera!
snowmobile kola peninsula murmansk region russian lapland Snowmobile expedition 'Planet Kola' a serious test of strength and an unforgettable snowmobile adventure! Book well in advance, this snowmobile expedition is very popular!

Snowmobile expedition 'Planet Kola'

This is the most extensive and longest snowmobile expedition which we offer. The route goes to the most remote and beautiful places on the Kola Peninsula. In this snowmobile expedition you will be able to look at the life of the ancient Pomor villages of the Tersky Coast of the White Sea, to catch the biggest perch with ice fishing, to climb in the wooden Nikodimsky lighthouse at the southernmost point of the Kola Peninsula.

The part through the snow-covered hummocks along the dunes of the White Sea will remain forever in your memory, and the track from Strelna to Krasnoshchelye will be a serious test of strength - for this day you have to overcome more than 200 km of virgin snow. After becoming acquainted with the famous Saami village Krasnoschelye, the route of the expedition will pass mountain range Lovozero tundra and you will have the opportunity to visit the famous lake Seidozero. At the end of the day the way for an exciting drive Khibiny passes.

Overnight in guest houses of local people in the remote villages. This snowmobile safari is full board. You can enjoy the delicious food served by local residents who found there their existence. This route is only passable in winter with snowmobiles.

This snowmobile safari is more than 800 km in 6 days!

Snowmobile expedition 'Planet Kola'

Day 1: Meeting at the railway station Kandalaksha in the early morning. Transfer to the start point of the tour to Varzuga village (240 km). Lunch. Changing clothes. Snowmobiling to the mouth of Varzuga river and to an ancient village Kuzomen to White Sea shore, ice fishing. Coming back to Varzuga, hiking in the village, watching ancient churches and wooden houses. Coming back to the guest house. Dinner. Sauna. Overnight. (LD)
Distance of snowmobiling: 40 km

Day 2: Breakfast. We snowmobile along and on the ice of the White sea shore to a very desolated area where there are some of the small old villages of Sea dwellers, only. Wilderness lunch at a campfire. Overnight in a guest house in the village Strelna. Dinner of traditional local dishes: mostly salmon, mushrooms, berry jam. (BLD)
Distance of snowmobiling: 125 km

Day 3: Breakfast. Snowmobiling in the neighbourhood watching interesting places: the village Chavanga, the wooden lighthouse Nikodimsky, ice fishing. Overnight in a guest house. Sauna. Dinner. (BLD)
Distance of snowmobiling: 80 km

Day 4: Breakfast. Early in the morning we start to drive by a snowmobile to the Lappish village Krasnoschelye. On the way we will see a left village Sludyanka and the famous village Chalmny-Varre where the ancient rock carving pictures have been found. The route of the day goes via the most desolated part of Kola. It is very possible to see wild animals. Wilderness lunch. Overnight in a guest house in the village Krasnoschelye. Dinner. (BLD)
Distance of snowmobiling: 230 km

Day 5: Breakfast. Excursion in the village, visit to a local museum. Start to snowmobile in Lovozero village direction. On the way we come to a camp of reindeer breeders. We will meet their severe life, sledge behind reindeers. For overnight we stay in a Guest house Yulinskaya Salma on a cape of Lovozero Lake. Sauna. Dinner. (BLD)
Distance of snowmobiling: 140 km

Day 6: Breakfast. This day we take a mountain route Yulinskaya Salma – Umbozero Lake – Khibiny mountain. We will see fascinating rocks and valleys as well as the mystic Seidozero Lake – the Saint place of Saami people where "Dancing Shaman named Kuiva" has been frozen on the rock forever. Then we will drive via Khibiny mountains on passes watching the world from a bird’s eye. We will see snow covered peaks and frozen streaming waters. If you are looking for adrenaline you will get it here. The tour is finished in Kirovsk city with a farewell party in a restaurant. Transfer to a hotel or to a railway station Apatity. (BLD)
Distance of snowmobiling: 150 km

Snowmobile expedition 'Planet Kola'

Accommodation:
  • 5 nights in twin and more person rooms in guest houses
  • (1 night in Varzuga, 2 nights in Strelna, 1 night in Krasnoschelye, 1 night close to Lovozero)
Level:For experienced snowmobilers!
Group size:8 persons
Duration:6 days and 800 km!
Dates: Dates are on request.
Price: Prices are depending of groupsize.
Please contact us.
Price includes:
  • Snowmobile rental including fuel special clothes and shoes
  • Accommodation with mentioned saunas
  • Three meals per day within the tour (excl. a breakfast at day 1)
  • Transfer from Kandalaksha to Varzuga and from Kirovsk to Apatity
  • Guide service
  • Medical insurance
Documents: Passport must be valid at least 6 months after date of return. A visa is required. We handle the tourist invitation.
Insurance: The participant must possess medical insurance that at very least covers the European part of the Russian Federation.
This Snowmobile expedition 'Planet Kola' can be extended with the following optionals:
  • Tourist invitation for visa request: EUR 25,-- per person.
  • Murmansk:
    • Guided excursions in Murmansk.
    • Tickets for museums and museum excursions cost between RUB 25,-- and RUB 400,-- per person.
    • Entrance ticket to Atomic Icebreaker to join an excursion in Russian language: RUR 150 pp. Individual excursion to Atomic Icebreaker with a lecture in English language can be arranged.
    • Trip to Saami settlement.
    • Trip to the Barents sea shore.
    • Trip to Husky Farm.
    • Trip to Lovozero village; Capital of the Saami.
    • Rent a car from Kola Travel and get the best rate, quality and service!
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  • Train/plane/bus tickets in or outside Russian Federation.
  • Transfers from/to KuusamoIvalo/Rovaniemi and Kirkenes airports.

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