An exciting route through the most remote and beautiful places in the Kola Peninsula.
Duration: 5 hours
Age restrictions: 18+
Route length: about 750 km
Finish point: Kirovsk, the Snowmobile Center
An exciting route through the most remote and beautiful places in the Kola Peninsula. A unique offer!
Varzuga – Strelna – Chalmny-Varreh – Krasnoshelye – Lovozero - Kirovsk
People in group: from 8
Age limitations: from 18
During this expedition you’ll see the life of old Pomor villages of the Ter coast of the White Sea, catch your biggest-ever perch, and climb the working Nikodimsky lighthouse made of wood, located at the southern-most point of the Kola Peninsula. The way through snow-covered dunes along the White Sea ice-drifts will stay in your memory forever, while traveling from Strelna to Krasnoshelye, during which you’ll have to cover over 200km of virgin snow, will be a serious test of your stamina. After getting you acquainted with the unique village of Krasnoshelye, the route will pass by the mountain massif of Lovozero tundras, and you’ll be able to visit the famous Seidozero Lake. At the end of the route a captivating drive over Khibiny passes awaits you.
Points of interest along the route: seeing the life of indigenous people of the Kola Peninsula – the Pomors, Komi, and Sami; visiting places untouched by civilization; a chance to see aurora borealis; to test your strength, to become an expert in operating the snowmobile, and lots more.
Cost per person, in roubles: 89 000 roubles
The cost includes
the transfer from the Apatity train station to Kirovsk and back, meals, accommodation, sauna, reindeer rides, and the rental of Lynx snowmobiles with equipment.
5% discount for our repeat guests
All the tour participants will receive souvenirs and memorable diplomas from the Mountain School of Snowmobile Riding.
The Krasnoshelye guesthouse is on the edge of the village and is surrounded by pine forest. Accommodation is three persons per room. Warm, clean, and cozy. Common living room with a TV. Excellent local cuisine: moose, vendace, cloudberries, whitefish. Many of our guests said that they had never before tried anything that delicious! In the daytime an outhouse is used while there are indoor facilities for the night. Washing basin is in the house. A large local design sauna combines the steam and washing section.
The guesthouse in Strelna is very small. It is, in fact, the only inhabitable house in the village. The inconvenience of staying there will be more than compensated by welcoming hosts. You’ll use sleeping bags at night. The dinner will consist of Pomor dishes: salmon of all kinds, mushrooms, jams. Mobile phones do not work in Strelna.
Yulinskaya Salma Guesthouse, a comfortable house with all the conveniences, 2-3 persons per room, shared facilities on the same floor. The guesthouse is cozy in a home-like way, good homemade meals, cheerful personnel, a great bathhouse. It is within the reach of mobile operators (Megafon and MTS).