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Arctic kayaking tour details

This kayaking tour goes from the centre of the Kola Peninsula to the most northern point which we can reach by kayak; 30 km from the Arctic Ocean! The kayaking tour start not far from Saami village Lovozero on the shore of the Lovozero lake with itвЂв„ўs hundreds of islands and charming nature of northern forests. We paddle northwards to the quiet and beautiful river Voronia. The stretch of the Voronia River is about 100 km and closer to the Arctic Ocean the river will be wider and the landscape changes from Pine and Spruce forest into the northern Tundra where only Birches and birch bushes can survive. We will pass many islands in this beautiful land of small rivers and lakes where nobody lives.

During the tour our experienced guide will tell you all about the Russian Northern Tundra and takes care for your delicious meals, mostly cooked on campfires. The overnights will be in tents. You can meet all great variety of the northern nature.

Cities of the Kola Peninsula will offer you all the best excursions to introduce you the History and culture of our Northern region. Welcome!

By your request we help you to choose a way of coming to us which is more suitable for you. We can meet you in any airport or railway station in Russia as well as in Finland or Norway.

Arctic kayaking tour itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Monchegorsk city. Check-in at the hotel. Dinner on your own.

Day 2: After breakfast transfer to Saami village Lovozero with our off-road bus. After visiting the National Saami Museum transfer to the start point of the kayaking tour on the shore of Lovozero Lake in the centre of the Kola Peninsula. Paddling the first stretch between the many islands to the beginning of the Voronia River. Lunch during the day and dinner on the shore of the River. Overnight in tents. Kayaking distance: 20 km.

Day 3 to 5: Every day after a good breakfast we paddle about 20 km with a snack stop on the water, a lunch break (with campfire) on one the many beautiful shores of the river and at the end of the paddling day we make a camp with campfire and have a good dinner. During the tour we can try our luck in fishing. Overnight in tents. Kayaking daily distance: 20 km.

Day 6: Breakfast. Today we are going to finish our trip in the Northern part of Kola Peninsula. Our off-road bus is waiting on the shore close to a big dam. Transfer to Murmansk and check-in at a hotel. Dinner on your own. Kayaking distance: 20 km

Day 7: Breakfast. Departure.

OPTIONAL: Day excursion on day 7 in Murmansk; Worlds biggest city above Polar circle! Overnight in the hotel and at day 8 Saturday departure after breakfast.

Arctic kayaking tour details

Accommodation:
  • 2 nights in double rooms in standard class hotel incl. breakfast
  • 4 nights in tent in wilderness
Level:The participant must have experience in kayaking and must have a good condition. There were no significant rapids on the route.
Group size:4-11 persons (international participation possible)
Duration:7 days
Dates: [cn.kolatravel.com/modules-new/ktka01-dates.htm]
Price: [cn.kolatravel.com/modules-new/ktka01-prices.htm]
Price includes:Accommodation, mentioned meals, transfer by off-road vehicle from/to Kandalaksha city, luggage transport, experienced local guide and English interpreter, visa invitation, medical rescue insurance including helicopter evacuation in emergency case.
Documents: 护照必须在退货日期后至少6个月内有效。 需要签证。 我们处理的旅游邀请。中国公民不需要通过我们的旅游公司旅行的俄罗斯签证。
Insurance: 参与者必须拥有至少涵盖俄罗斯联邦欧洲部分的医疗保险。
This Arctic kayaking tour can be extended with the following optionals:
  • Monchegorsk:
    • Entrance tickets museums: approx. 50 roubles per person
    • 2 hour yacht excursion on the biggest lake of Kola peninsula named Imandra. Up to 8 persons.
    • One day hiking tour to the waterfall Devichyi Kosi (Girl's plaits) in Monche Tundra with campfire lunch.
    • One day bicycling tour in hilly area with campfire lunch.
    • Karting centre in Monchegorsk.
    • Cross-country skiing in Monchegorsk suburbs (winter).
    • Skating in Ice stadion in Monchegorsk (winter).
    • See link above for more info.
  • Murmansk:
    • Guided excursions in Murmansk.
    • Tickets for museums and museum excursions cost between RUB 25,-- and RUB 400,-- per person.
    • Entrance ticket to Atomic Icebreaker to join an excursion in Russian language: RUR 150 pp. Individual excursion to Atomic Icebreaker with a lecture in English language can be arranged.
    • Trip to Saami settlement.
    • Trip to the Barents sea shore.
    • Trip to Husky Farm.
    • Trip to Lovozero village: price depends on group size
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    • Trip to Lovozero village; Capital of the Saami.
    • See link above for more info.
  • Train/plane/bus tickets in or outside Russian Federation.
  • Transfers from/to KuusamoIvalo/Rovaniemi and Kirkenes airports.
Mountain bike tour in Russian Lapland

Biking tour specifications / statistics

Total length:230 kmLargest daily cycling distance:45 km
Asphalt roads:35 kmAverage daily cycling distance:230 km
Unpaved roads:195 kmLowest point of the route:170 meter
Smallest daily cycling distance:30 kmHighest point of the route:500 meter
Amount of active cycling days:5 days  

Cycling/biking tours overview