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Kola Travel: Specialist in snowmobile safaris in northwest Russia kolatravel snowmobile safaris kola peninsula Saami village Krasnoschelye festival day of reindeer people

Program:Snowmobile Safaris >>KTSS05

Map of the snowmobile track from Lovozero to Saami village Krasnoschelnye on Kola Peninsula Northwest Russia kolatravel snowmobile safaris kola peninsula Saami village Krasnoschelye festival day of reindeer people
Lunch break during snowmobile safari from Lovozero to Saami village Krasnoschelnye on Kola Peninsula Northwest Russia kolatravel snowmobile safaris kola peninsula Saami village Krasnoschelye festival day of reindeer people
Kola Travel: Specialist in snowmobile safaris in northwest Russia kolatravel snowmobile safaris kola peninsula Saami village Krasnoschelye festival day of reindeer people

Snowmobile safari to old Saami village Krasnoschelye during "Day of Reindeer People" Celebration.

 

The Lappish village Krasnoschelye is the place where three northern nationality of “Reindeer people” live: the Lapps, the Nentsy and the Komi. They possess a rich, unique folklore and use the distinctive and colourful traditional clothes.
As a result of mixing customs, traditions and specialties of national suits, Krasnoschelye village is an island of originality keeping old local folklore and unique distinctive clothes of “Reindeer people”.

 

The 17th and 18th March the “Reindeer people” have a great celebration reviving ancient habits and skills of the Northern nationalities.

 

We offer you to dip in the celebration atmosphere, to see the revived customs, traditional games and competitions, to watch folk concerts, to taste home made meal during the holiday. Krasnoschelye is reachable by a snowmobile or a reindeer sledge (or by a helicopter) in Winter and by a helicopter, only, in Summer. The snowmobiling on the snow covered space of Polar Land is fascinated by itself, especially when warmth of fire place and cordial welcome are waiting in the end of the way.

 

Below we offer you two variants to reach the start point of the tour.

 

 

Kola Travel: Specialist in snowmobile safaris in northwest Russia kolatravel snowmobile safaris kola peninsula Saami village Krasnoschelye festival day of reindeer people
 
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Snowmobile safari Krasnoschelye program description:

Tour program 1:

Day 1, Tuesday, 15th of March: Evening arrival in Murmansk airport. Meeting by taxi with a name plate (optional). Drive to Murmansk and check-in at Meridian hotel (optional).

Day 2, Wednesday, 16th of March: At 07.00 breakfast. At 07.30 a taxi comes to bring you to Lovozero village to the start point of the tour (optional). After a brief introduction and instruction how to drive snowmobile we start to drive to the old Saami village Krasnoschelye. Wilderness lunch on the way in a small wooden hunters house. Upon arrival in Krasnoschelye we have dinner in a national CHUM sitting around a fire. Sauna. Overnight in a guest house. Distance 140 km.

Day 3, Thursday, 17th of March: After breakfast come to the village for celebration “Day of Reindeer man” At 10:00 the Opening Ceremony starts from casting lots. Event “towing a skier by a reindeers”. Ski contest. Reindeer sledge race. National Saami games. Trade outlets with local souvenirs and products. Lunch on open air. In the afternoon Folk ensembles start their show. In the evening come back to the guest house. Sauna. Dinner. Overnight.

Day 4, Friday, 18th of March: Breakfast and come to the village to see the continuation of the holiday. Lunch on open air. At 14.00 come back to the guest house and snowmobile back to Lovozero village. Lunch in a small wooden hunters house on the way. Changing clothes. Transfer to the airport or to Murmansk (optional). Distance 140 km.
 
Tour program 2:

Day 1, Wednesday, 16th of March: Morning arrival in Olenegorsk railway station by the train # 16. Transfer to Lovozero village (optional). After a brief introduction and instruction how to drive snowmobile we start to drive to the old Saami village Krasnoschelye. Wilderness lunch on the way in a small wooden hunters house. Upon arrival in Krasnoschelye we have dinner in a national CHUM sitting around a fire. Sauna. Overnight in a guest house.
Distance 140 km.

Day 2, Thursday, 17th of March: After breakfast come to the village for celebration “Day of Reindeer man” At 10:00 the Opening Ceremony starts from casting lots. Event “towing a skier by a reindeers”. Ski contest. Reindeer sledge race. National Saami games. Trade outlets with local souvenirs and products. Lunch on open air. In the afternoon Folk ensembles start their show. In the evening come back to the guest house. Sauna. Dinner. Overnight.

Day 3, Friday, 18th of March: Breakfast and come to the village to see the continuation of the holiday. Lunch on open air. At 14.00 come back to the guest house and snowmobile back to Lovozero village. Lunch in a small wooden hunters house on the way. Changing clothes. Transfer to the airport or to Murmansk (optional). Distance 140 km.

Saami village Krasnoschelye during "Day of Reindeer People" Celebration. Snowmobile safari kolatravel snowmobile safaris kola peninsula Saami village Krasnoschelye festival day of reindeer people Saami village Krasnoschelye during "Day of Reindeer People" Celebration. Snowmobile safari kolatravel snowmobile safaris kola peninsula Saami village Krasnoschelye festival day of reindeer people
 

Snowmobile safari Krasnoschelye details:

Accommodation:
• 2 nights in guest house in the Saami village Krasnoschelye: two or three person room. Sauna. Dry toilet.
Level:
Experience in driving snowmobile is pre.
Group size:
From 1 to 10 persons in one group
Duration:
3 or 4 days
Dates:
From 15th or 16th of March until 18th of March
Price:
Prices on request >> Click here!
Price includes:
• Accommodation including breakfast and sauna
• snowmobile rental including special clothes and shoes
• guide service
• 3 lunches
• 2 dinners
• excursions in the village incl. visit to the national folk center
• accident medical insurance (including helicopter evacuation in emergency case).
Optional:
• train, plane, bus tickets
• meeting at Finnish or Norwegian territory
• 1 night in a twin standard room in a business class hotel in Murmansk including breakfast: EUR 77,-- pp (in a single room: EUR 105,--)
• 1 night in a twin standard room in an economy class hotel in Murmansk including breakfast: EUR 30,-- pp (in a single room: EUR 50,--)
• Transfer to/from Lovozero village from/to Murmansk one way (180 km): EUR 99,-- per a taxi
• Taxi from/to hotel in Murmansk to Murmansk airport one way (30 km): EUR 15,-- per a taxi
• Transfer to/from Lovozero village from/to Olenegorsk railway station one way (110 km): EUR 60,-- per a taxi
• Tourist invitation for visa request: EUR 25,--
Necessary private equipment:
• Sun glasses.
Recommended private equipment:
• Thermo underwear, 2 pair of warm socks, sweater clothing neck.
Documents:
Passport must be valid at least 3 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.
 

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Snowmobile safaris:

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Code

Name

Days

Group

Data (dd.mm.yy) Activity
KTSS05
Special snowmobile safari to Saami village Krasnoschelye for celebration "Day of Reindeer People".Full service snowmobile safari which includes reindeer sledging and Saami games, folk festival, 1 pers/snowmobile. Total: 360 km. Daily drive: 180 km. 4 1-10
From 15th or 16th of March until 18th of March
Snow-mobiling
Culture
KTSS06
Snowmobile safari to Saami village Krasnoschelnye
Full service snowmobile safari, 1 person per snowmobile. Total length: 280 km. Daily distances: 140 km.
4 1-10
On request from the 15th of December up to 30th of April . Dates on request >> Click here!
Snow-mobiling
Culture
KTSS07
Snowmobile safari to Saami Sot House in Inga
Full service snowmobile safari, 1 person per snowmobile. Total length: 100 km. Daily distances: 50 km.
2 1-10
On request from the 15th of December up to 30th of April . Dates on request >> Click here!
Snow-mobiling
Culture
KTSS08
Extreme Snowmobile safari to old villages on Kola Peninsula:
Visit Kirovsk, Krasnoschelye, Varzuga and Umba during extreme snowmobile safari, full service, 1 pers/snowmobile. Total length: 700 km. Average distances: 140 km per day.
7 6-10
On request from the 15th of January up to 30th of April . Dates on request >> Click here!
Snow-mobiling
Culture
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