Akademicheskoye Lake (tour No. 10)

5-6 hours
70 km, Hard, 18+
8000 roubles

The most remarkable in its beauty is the trip to Lake Akademicheskoye in the very heart of Khibiny. You will see what no one else had seen.


Duration: 5-6 hours

Complexity: Hard

Age restrictions: 18+

Route length: 70 km

Price: 8000 roubles

Start of the tour: Kirovsk, the Snowmobile Center

Finish point: Kirovsk, the Snowmobile Center

The most remarkable in its beauty is the trip to Lake Akademicheskoye in the very heart of Khibiny. You will see what no one else had seen.

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The most remarkable in its beauty is the trip to Lake Akademicheskoye in the very heart of Khibiny. You will see what no one else had seen.

Botanical Gardens Kukisvumchorr Path, Lake Serdtsevidnoye (heart-shaped) the Kuniyok river valley - Monitoring and Rescue Center - the Risyok River valley the Rischorr path Lake Akademicheskoye

The trip to the central point of the Khibiny massif Lake Akademicheskoye. This glacial lake is 760m above the sea level. In winter giant snow dunes form on the edges of cliffs, and avalanches come down. All that can be observed from a safe distance. We will also go past one of four Khibiny glaciers. The trip starts from the Botanical Gardens and goes through the Kukisvumchorr path, valley of River Risyok, North Rischorr path to the Akademicheskoye Lake. Well return through the Umbozero path. Extensive fields of virgin snow of central Khibiny, On our way back well encounter natural half-pipes of mountain glens and untouched northern nature.

High level of difficulty. About 70 km long, it lasts 5 to 6 hours.

Cost per person, in roubles:

  • one rider per snowmobile: 8000 rub.

The cost includes: snowmobile rental, fuel, full set of equipment (overalls, helmet, balaclava, boots, gloves), and a guide to assist you.

To book this tour please call +7(921)514-75-55 !

Program

One-day snowmobile tour starting from Kirovsk is offered from November 15 to May 15 daily from 10am to 8pm. 

Call +7(921)514-75-55, and well help you decide which tour suits you most.

To book a tour call +7 (921) 514-75-55
How to get

The Kola Expeditions Snowmobile Center is located in the outskirts of Kirovsk next door to the Snow Village, behind the Tirvas sanatorium (the Botanical Gardens District, 25th kilometer).

It is easiest to get there by taxi. Follow the diagram.


Our telephone number: +7 (921) 514-75-55


Equipment

Before we get moving you will receive the required equipment: overalls, helmets, and special footwear. After that all the participants will hear avalanche safety instructions and get a short lesson on snowmobile operation. During the instruction process the guide sits behind the tour participant, helping him or her.

After the equipment is selected and the basics of operating a snowmobile are learned, which takes 30 to 50 minutes (depending on the number of participants), the tour starts.  The snowmobiles move in a file following the instructors. The distance between snowmobiles must be from 15 to 100 meters. One can stop during the tour to view the surroundings and take photos.


To book a tour call +7 (921) 514-75-55
The terms of participation

Main rules of riding the snowmobile:

  • One cannot operate the snowmobile while inebriated
  • No passing by riding the snowmobile on unpacked snow or failing to maintain distance.
  • Children younger than 16 cannot operate the snowmobile.
  • No operating the snowmobile without the protective helmet.
  • Pursuing wild animals with the snowmobile is absolutely forbidden.
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