Our aim is the central part of Khibiny Mountains: it is a stone circus with the "Academicheskoye Lake" in the middle.
The Lake is located 760 m above the sea level and originally was born from a glacier.
In winter snow, wind and avalanches create beautiful nature sculptures of the stony walls of the circus (we stay safe far enough).
We will pass one of four glaciers of Khibiny Mountains on our way.
We drive over Kukisvumchorr pass, the valley of Risyok River and the Northern Rischorr pass.
Our way back is over the Umbozero Pass. The route length of 60 km.u.
The route length is 70 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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