Extreme snowmobile expedition from Varzuga to the heart of the Kola Peninsula or visa versa. Visit remote villages Strelna, Tetrino and Kanevka the lighthouse Nikodimsky and Dalneye Keyvy hills.
The highlight of this route will be the Dalneye Keyvy hills. The area where the steps of space rockets fell down and it is still possible to find those fragments. The remote Kanevka village is the edge point of the route. After that, we snowmobile along the very center of the Keiva ridge to Krasnoshchelye village. From there via Lovozero and Khibiny Tundra to our safari house close to Kirovsk city.
The overnights during this extreme snowmobile expedition are in guesthouses of the locals. Altogether you drive 760 km in 5 days. Under favourable circumstances you will be guided by the dancing northern lights Aurora Borealis. This snowmobile safari is for experienced snowmobile drivers!
|Level:||Experience in snowmobiling is necessary!|
|Group size:||Only 8 persons can participate this unique snowmobile expedition|
|Duration:||5 days and 760 km!|
|Dates:||Datums op aanvraag.|
Prices are depending of groupsize.|
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.|
Day 1: Meeting at Kandalaksha railway station in the early morning.
Transfer to the start point of the tour to Varzuga village (240 km). Lunch. Changing clothes.
After a briefing, we start to snowmobile to direction of Strelna village on the White Sea shore.
On the way, we will see villages Chapoma and Tetrino. Overnight in a guest house in Strelna village. Dinner. (-,L,D)
Daily snowmobiling distance: 125 km
Day 2: Breakfast. We snowmobile from Strelna to Kanevka village. It is 150 km snowmobiling through forests and over swamp areas.
The first stop we will do for watching of Nikodimsky Lighthouse located in the southern tip of Kola peninsula.
Then we go inland and heading to the northeast. This part of the route passes through one of the most deserted areas of the Kola peninsula.
Overnight in a Guest house in Kanevka village situated on a bank of the Ponoi River.
Accommodation in the Guest house is very simple, but they have the best sauna :-). (B,L,D)
Daily snowmobiling distance: 150 km
Day 3: Breakfast. Start to Krasnoshchelye village direction.
The route runs along the sloping Keiva ridge, and then go down to a forest zone.
On the way we are going to visit reindeer breeders in their winter camp. Wilderness Lunch. (B,L,D)
Daily snowmobiling distance: 170 km
Day 4: Breakfast. This day our route runs to Lovozero village.
Depending on the weather, it can be 180 kilometers of gorgeous views and easy drive, or a long day of fighting with fresh snow.
For overnight we come to the Yulinskaya Salma tourist base on a shore of Lovozero Lake. (B,L,D)
Daily snowmobiling distance: 180 km
Day 5: Breakfast. The route of the day runs on lakes, via forests and over the mountains of Lovozero and Khibiny Tundra.
We will try to maximize the diversity of this already beautiful day.
We will snowmobile to the sacred lake Seydozero, try to climb the summit of Mannepah mountain in the Lovozero tundra,
and in Khibiny we will drive along the most spectacular passes.
The end of the route is in our snowmobile center in Kirovsk. Dinner in a cafe, transfer to the station or to the airport. (B,L,D)
Daily snowmobiling distance: 130 km
This Extreme Snowmobile Safari 'Heart of Kola Peninsula ' can be extended with the following optionals:
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