Murmansk Winter Adventure

Murmansk, Teriberka and Lovozero
Barencevo Sea Teriberka, Russia © Pixabay

Murmansk - the largest city in the world above the Arctic Circle. Explore the city, Hunt for the Northern Lights, enjoy a Sleigh Ride in coastal Teriberka and a Husky Safari in Lovozero. 


Day 1 Murmansk Arrival

Arrival in Murmansk, transfer to Hotel Azimut Murmansk or similar, check-in for 4 nights. Remainder of the day at leisure.

Day 2 Murmansk City Sightseeing, Aurora Hunting

Murmansk is the largest city in the world north of the Arctic Circle. The morning city tour acquaints us with the fascinating history of the city and with places related the heroic struggle of the city during the 2nd World War including the Alyosha Monument dedicated to the Defenders of the Subarctic Region. Proceed to the Monument dedicated to the Memory of the Sailors who died in peacetime and we see the fragment of the booth of the Kursk atomic submarine that dramatically sank in 2001. Lunch at a local city restaurant. Afternoon visit to the Lenin Icebreaker Museum, an icon of the history of navigation, and a visit to the Regional History Museum of Murmansk, the oldest museum in the region, founded in 1926 and dedicated to the history and culture of the whole Murmansk region. Evening Aurora Hunting Tour in search of the Northern Lights.

Day 3 Teriberka Village, Snowmobile Sleigh Ride

In the morning we set off for the village of Teriberka, the only place in Russia on the shores of the Arctic Ocean which can be reached by road. The road to Teriberka offers breathtaking views of the endless white tundra and wild nature. Learn about the village life which gained popularity after the premiere of the Russian film “Leviathan”. Enjoy a local lunch followed by a sleigh ride. The sleighs are pulled by snowmobiles and the ride takes us towards a beautiful waterfall that empties into the ocean. Afternoon drive through the snow clad wilderness back to Murmansk.

Day 4 Lovozero, Husky Safari, Local Culture and Reindeer Safari

In the morning we depart to a husky park. During the excursion we are going to learn the incredible history of the Siberian husky. We are able to communicate with these affectionate dogs and we also see the beautiful reindeer. Continue on an exciting trip through the winter forest on a sleigh pulled by dogs. After lunch at a local restaurant, visit the Ethnic Village. Learn about the traditional life of the peoples of the north, play outdoor games, feed the reindeer and ride in the Saami sled before returning to Murmansk.

Day 5 Murmansk Departure

Check-out of the hotel and transfer to the airport. End of arrangements.

2021 departures: 
08, 22 December

2022 departures:
05, 19 January
02, 16 February
02, 16 March


Maximum Group Size: 31 persons

The order of excursions may change due to weather conditions.

The road to Teriberka can occassionally be closed due to weather conditions - in this case the day tour will be moved to another day or replaced by another activity.

Tour Overview

  • Summary

    Murmansk, Teriberka and Lovozero
  • Tour Category

    Northern Lights, Escorted
  • Duration

    5 days


    Dec - Mar

Tour Prices

    • Double pp from:

      $ AUD

      Single from:

      $ AUD
    • Prices may vary according to dates of travel

      INCLUDES: return Murmansk airport transfers; 4 nights hotel accommodation with breakfast daily; 3 lunches (Days 2-4); Murmansk City Sightseeing tour; Evening Aurora Hunting tour; Teriberka excursion and Snowmobile Sleigh Ride; Lovozero excursion, Husky Safari and Reindeer Sled Ride; entrances to Lenin Icebreaker Museum, Regional History Museum of Murmansk, Husky Park and Ethnic Village; services of a multi-lingual tour guide; transport in 1st class motor coaches or minivans.

      EXCLUDES: Russian Visa; half board at hotels (4 x 3-course dinners with coffee/tea).

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