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Program: Car holidays >>KTCH01

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Car Holiday from Coast to Coast
Cruise by own car from the White Sea to the Barents Sea

 

Savour freedom while cruising the roads of this unique northern land, stopping now and then to stretch your legs in ancient villages and modern-day Russian cities of the Kola Peninsula.  Get acquaintance with Pomor culture on the Tersky Coast and the Saami culture in Russian Lapland.  Visit the numerous historical and cultural points of interest, make a boat excursion between the multitude of islands in the Archipelago of the White Sea’s Kanda Bay and pass the unique Kandalaksha Nature Reserve.

 

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With the support of Kola Travel your Car holiday on the Kola Peninsula in Russia will be pleasant and hassle-free; you will have the freedom of being without a guide, yet feel at ease in unfamiliar cities.

 

 

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Car holiday from Coast to Coast description:

 
Day 1: Cross the border at Salla in the morning. Drive to Kandalaksha (3 hours); check-in at hotel. At the reception desk pick up an information package which includes route descriptions and museum and restaurant recommendations. Drive up to a high point on the shore of the White Sea. Seals and even beluga whales can be spotted in the sea. With a ticket provided by Kola Travel, travel by boat to the Babylon Labyrinth, a stone structure of archaeological interest. Return to Kandalaksha, explore the town. Enjoy a late dinner in a restaurant; if you wish check out a discotheque. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 2: Drive to Kirovsk, and explore the town; check-in at hotel. With tickets reserved by us, you can visit the Botanical Garden located close to Kirovsk. In Apatity (15 km away) visits can be made to the Museum of the European North of Russia, and to the shop Salma which sells jewellery, and stone carvings and other folk art. If you wish, drive to a village nearby to visit the wooden house where the first geologist to explore the region lived. In the evening enjoy a dinner in a Bowling Centre or in a restaurant at the hotel. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 3: Drive to Monchegorsk; check-in at hotel. Places to visit in Monchegorsk include the largest Orthodox Cathedral on the Kola Peninsula and the Museum of Coloured Stones. Drive to the top of the mountain above the city to see the view. You may also take a short yacht-trip around Imandra Lake with its multitude of islands. For dinner there is an excellent small restaurant close to the hotel. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 4: Drive to the village of Lovozero - the capital of Russian Lapland. Lappish people live to the east of Murmansk and although their way of life has changed drastically in recent years, they continue to be "Reindeer People". Visit Lovozero’s Historical Museum. Proceed to Murmansk. Arrive in Murmansk; hotel check-in. At the reception desk pick up an information package.

Day 5: We suggest you visit the Regional Historical Museum, the Art Museum and the Folk Art Centre. Dinner in a recommended restaurant, which has an excellent and inexpensive menu and fine music. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 6: There are a number of interesting places to visit that are related to the sea and maritime culture. These include the Naval Museum, the Museum of the Polar Research Institute of Marine Fisheries and Oceanography (not open to the general public but a visit can be arranged for you), and the Oceanarium (tickets can be reserved upon request).

Day 7: Spend a few hours in Murmansk or drive directly to the border at Lotta (Finland) or Kirkenes (Norway). Visit the old churches in Kola Village on route.
Distance from Murmansk to the border point at Lotta (close to Ivalo Finland): 245 km and to border point Borisoglebski (close to Kirkenes, Norway): 245 km.
 
 
 

Car holiday from Coast to Coast details:

Accommodation:
• 1 night in twin rooms incl. shower and toilet in standard class hotel (without breakfast)
• 5 nights in twin rooms incl. shower and toilet in business class hotels (incl. breakfast)
Level:
Not applicable
Group size:
From 1 person
Duration:
7 days
Dates:
Any date you want! Click here for more information!
Price:
Prices on request. Click here for an offer!
Price includes:
• Accommodation
• Sea excursion to labyrinth "Babylon"
• Entrance fee to Oceanarium.
• Excursion to the Museum of the Polar Research Institute of Marine Fisheries and Oceanography.
• Excursion to Botanical Garden.
• Visa invitation
• Maps, detailed information about the routes and cities
• Support by Kola Travel's Helpdesk (in Russian, English, Dutch and German language).
Additional:
• Third Party Car Insurance for Russian Federation (ask us for details).
Optional:
• Ticket for sailing yacht on Imandra Lake (on request) – EUR 30,-- per group.
• Excursions in Murmansk.
Documents:
Passport must be valid at least 6 months after date of return. A visa is required. We handle the tourist invitation.
Insurance:
• The participant must possess medical insurance that at very least covers the European part of the Russian Federation.
 

Program Overview Car holidays:

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Days

Group

Data (dd.mm.yy) Activity
KTCH01
From White Sea to the Barents Sea. Visit almost all cities on the Kola Peninsula. This Car holiday starts in Salla (Finland) and it finishes at Lotta (close to Ivalo, Finland) or Borisoglebsky (close to Kirkenes in Norway). 7 From
1
Any date you want! Click here for more information!
Car
Culture
Excursions
KTCH02
Car holiday from Saint-Petersburg to the Barents sea. Visit cities and places of interests in Northwest Russia. 14 From
1
Any date you want! Click here for more information!
Car
Culture
Excursions
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