|Level: Experiences in hiking in stony areas. Good physical condition and capabilities to carry rucksack (approximately 12 kg).|
|Group size: 2 - 11 persons (international participation is possible)|
|Duration: 5 days|
|Dates: On request from 15th of June to 15th of September.|
|Price: Prices are depending on group size and rouble exchange rate. Please contact us for an up-to-date proposal.|
|Price includes: Accommodation (breakfast included), boat and bus transfers, three meals a day during hiking tours, two restaurant dinners, visa invitation, guide and interpreting services, medical insurance which includes a helicopter evacuation in emergency case.|
|Documents: Het paspoort moet minimaal 6 maanden geldig zijn na terugkomst. Voor toeristen uit Nederland is een Russisch visum vereist. Voor meer informatie raadpleeg de website van het Russische consulaat in Den Haag. Na boeking sturen wij je de benodigde toeristische uitnodiging.|
Day 1, Sunday: Arrive in Monchegorsk. Hotel check-in upon arrival. Guide will come to the hotel in the evening to meet you and check equipment. Dinner in a restaurant. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 2, Monday: Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer by bus to start point. From there hike through the Elmaraiok pass to the Seidyavr Lake (Saint Lake). From a top of the pass proceed down on a path to the shore of the Lake and make camp. Distance of hike: 9 km.
Day 3, Tuesday: Hike on a path along a northern bank of the Seidyavr Lake along the mountain-mass Kuivchorr up to "Dancing Shaman" on the rock. This "a picture" was created by nature, and its length is 150 meters. Lappish people call it "Kuiva" (idol) and consider the place as magical. Distance of hike: 7 km.
Day 4, Wednesday: Hike on a forest path along the lake and then through the forest to the place where bus is waiting for us to be brought back to civilization. Transfer to Monchegorsk. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Day 5, Thursday: Breakfast at the hotel. Departure.
This backpack trekking through Lovozero Mountains can be extended with the following optionals::
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.