The snowmobile safari "Northern Passes" shows the Khibiny Mountain in all its glory.
Via the Kukisvumchorr Pass we drive to guest house and Rescue Centre "Kuelporr" in the north of the Khibiny Mountains.
After a snack with hot tea we drive into the northeast part of Khibiny Mountains and drive around mountain "Partomchorr".
We have to drive over many passes and many valleys on untouched snow with beautiful views over Khibiny and Lovozero Tundra;
the main tundra's of Murmansk region.
The route length is 60 km.
Opmerking: Het programmaverloop kan vanwege de weersomstandigheden worden gewijzigd. Dit is immers de Arctic!
|Level:||Difficulty of safari: Hard. Experience in snowmobiling is welcome!|
|Group size:||From 1 person|
|Duration:||4 - 5 hours|
|Dates:||Daily, but on request.|
|Price:||Prices are fixed, but on request. Please contact us.|
|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.|
Dressing and instructions: Before driving, the participants select the necessary equipment - overalls, helmets, shoes etc. After that the participants goes outside and choose a snowmobile. The snowmobile guide/instructor explains the priciples about how to handle a snowmobile and let participants shortly speedup and brake.
After dressing and instructions, which can take about 30-50 minutes (depending of group size), the snowmobile safari starts. The participants drive in column formation behind the snowmobile guide/instructor and keep a distance between the snowmobile in front of minimal 15 meters. The snowmobile guide/instructor stops many times on interesting places so that you can make photographs.
Basic rules of snowmobiling:
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