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Tour to Murmansk

Experience the largest city north of the Arctic Circle, just 220 km from Kirkenes. Murmansk with its 310,000 inhabitants has undergone rapid development the recent years, and presents itself as a young and vibrant city on the move. Nevertheless, one can still see the “old” Russia. Modern Life and the old Russia meet here on a unique and contrasting ways. Experience both on this tour.

Murmansk (1 overnightstay) Individual tour with regular bus

DURATION: 15.00 (day 1) to 18.00 (day 2), 1 night
NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS: minimum 2
DEPARTURE DAY: Every day
PERIOD: all year
OVERNIGHT: 1 night in a hotel in Murmansk with good western standard and central location
MEALS: Breakfast.
PRICE: 2400 NOK per person in a double room
SINGLE SUPPLEMENT: 450 NOK per night
PRICE INCLUDES: 1 night in a double room with breakfast, bus ticket Kirkenes-Murmansk, Murmansk-Kirkenes taxi, invitation letter for visa
NOTE: Tour with Russian Transport, for this tour a visa is required,
GROUPS: For groups of 10 persons or more, it is possible to have bus and guides from Pasvikturist

Options:

  • 2 hours City sightseeing in Murmansk with English speaking Guide. 450 NOK per person
  • Tour can be extended with additional nights

 

PROGRAM

DAY 1:
Start from Kirkenes at 3 pm. with bus. After about 15 minutes we arrive at the Norwegian-Russian border crossing. There will be passport and visa controls, a further check is set in Titovka after approximately 100 Km towards Murmansk. The bus passes through the mining towns of Nikel and Zapoljarnyj. Here you can see the environmental destruction by the Soviet mining industry. We will send you an overview map so you can follow the route. In the Pechenga walley you’ll see large military installations. You will also see monuments from the frontline of World War 2. Short stop in Titovka (small cafe and toilet). Arrival in Murmansk aroun 10 pm. Russian time (2 hours time difference). Check-Inn Hotel in Polyarny Zory. The hotel has a good standard and has also a restaurant, bar, ATM and sauna.
Overnight at Hotel Polyarny Zori in Murmansk.

DAY 2:
Breakfast at hotel. We recommend a 2 hour city tour with a local guide.
Murmansk is an interesting town and you can either walk through the main street, Lenin Prospect, with various shops, or to spend time in one of the large and modern shopping centers. There is also a wide selection of different restaurants in the center of Murmansk.
At 4 pm. you will be picked up from the hotel by taxi and arrival in Kirkenes around 6 pm.

Murmansk (2 overnight stays) Individual tour with regular bus

DURATION: 15.00 (day 1) to 10.00 (day 3), 2 nights
NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS: minimum 2
DEPARTURE DAY: Every day
PERIOD: all year
OVERNIGHT: 2 night in a hotel in Murmansk with good western standard and central location
MEALS: Breakfast.
PRICE: 2400 NOK per person in a double room
SINGLE SUPPLEMENT: 450 NOK per night
PRICE INCLUDES: 2 night in a double room with breakfast, bus ticket Kirkenes-Murmansk-Kirkenes, invitation letter for visa
NOTE: Tour with Russian Transport, for this tour a visa is required,
GROUPS: For groups of 10 persons or more, it is possible to have bus and guides from Pasvikturist

 

Options:

  • 2 hours City sightseeing in Murmansk with English speaking Guide. 450 NOK per person
  • Tour can be extended with additional nights

DAY 1:

The tour starts by regular bus from the centre of Kirkenes. After 15 min you arrive at the border crossing point Storskog. There is a visa and passport control before and after crossing the Russian border. You continue through Nikel and Zapoljarnyj, cities where destruction of nature is enormous due to the Soviet mining industry. Before departure you get a map about the area where you can follow the route. You will also pass the valley of Pechenga with its large military base and monuments from the 2nd world war. Short stop at a small coffee shop and toilet in Titovka (100 km from Kirkenes).
Arriving time in Murmansk is at approximately 22.00 Russian time (time difference is 2 hours).
Check inn at hotel (high standard hotel with restaurant, bar and cash point).

DAY 2:
Breakfast at hotel. Possibility to take part in a city sightseeing with local guide (must be booked in advance).
Free time to explore Murmansk: visit a museum, shopping, SPA-treatment. In the evening you can choose between different restaurants with excellent food and service.

DAY 3:
Departure by regular bus at 07.00 from Murmansk, arrival time in Kirkenes at app. 10.00 Norwegian time.

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