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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Cross-country skiing day with guide in Monchegorsk surroundings (partly lighted). For beginners (including lesson) and experienced cross-country skiers.
Ski Marathon is usually held on a first Sunday in April in Murmansk and is part of the traditional Festival of the North (Prazdnik Severa). Two distances: 25 and 50 km. Euro Loppet.
Design your own winter holiday with a few clicks. Choose from many winter activities including Aurora watching. We cannot make it simplier!
Celebrate this year Christmas / New Year in Saami village Krasnoschelye in the centre of Kola Peninsula. Meet the real Saami, their reindeers and habits. 5 days.
Travel by sledge pulled by snowmobile to the centre of Khibny Mountains during the Polar Night. Overnight in a mountain hotel. Enjoy snowshoe hiking, having picnic at a campfire and watching Aurora Borealis.
Exciting snowmobile tour in Khibny Mountains in the middle of Magic Polar Night.
Overnight in a mountain hotel. 140 km in 2 days.
Watch Aurora Borealis by snowmobile
Keywords for this snowmobile safari are: snowmobiling (of course), meeting the Saami and reindeers, traditional Northern dishes, nature of Russian Lapland. 320 km in 3 days.
Our most extensive snowmobile expedition from Khibiny tundra to the southernmost point of Kola Peninsula. Visit villages Strelna, Chavanga and lighthouse Nikodimsky. Overnights in guesthouses. 800 km in 6 days.
Discover the inlands of the Kola Peninsula and the White Sea coast by 4x4 car. Visit old or abandoned villages and desolate places.
For 4x4 campers and trucks travellers who like to explore Kola Peninsula on an unusual way. 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 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.
Atlantic Salmon fishing holiday in Umba River and Krivetz based on full board accommodation, personal guide service with boat, duration as you wish. Hook the biggest or catch a lot!
Guided Salmon fishing holiday in Varzuga River. Stay at our camp in brand new lodge and fish unlimited. The holiday is full board. No helicopter necessary. High value for less money!
Fish on your own in the Varzuga River. Every day boat transfer to the fishing spot and back. Stay in a small guesthouse in Varzuga village based on full board.
The heart of the Kola Peninsula, not far from the Monche Tundra, is a unique area of lakes and rivers known as the Eldorado for Trout and Grayling fishermen.
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.
This tour is for nature lovers and contains off-road parts. The tour has guaranteed dates and you need a 4x4 camper to participate. Start in North Karelia and end in Murmansk. Length 30 days from which 9 days off-road.
A one-day trip to Teriberka village and one of the rare phenomena on Earth. Meet the 'Rolling Stones' in Murmansk region on the Barents Sea shore.
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).
Ski with guide/instructor on lighted tracks in park of Monchegorsk. Includes: skies, shoes and sticks. Lunch in café or on track. For beginners and experienced. Duration: whole day. From Dec till May.
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.
A 3-hours excursion about five thousand years of development of the Solovetsky Archipelago by people; mysterious labyrinths, Saami tribes, Karelians and severe Orthodox zealots.
The 4 hours excursion takes place on the picturesque northern part of the Big Solovetsky Island, where there are three small and secluded monasteries.
Watch Beluga whales from Cape Beluga, the western tip of the Bolshoi Solovetsky Island. A 3 hours boat excursion from half of June to half of August.
Boat excursion (3 hrs) to the Big Zayatsky Island. Visit the biggest pagan sanctuary, stone labyrinths, a complex of cult and funeral constructions, first stone harbour, monuments of Andreevsky Monastery.
A 3-hours sea trip in the Solovetsky Archipelago for lovers of scenery, peace and quietness, as well as photographers!
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.
Full board guided birding tour on the tundra and taiga in the centre of Kola Peninsula. Birdwatching 24 hours per day due to Midnight sun (8 days).