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KI31 Kirkenes sightseeing & Russian border

Our most popular tour! In only two hours, this tour provides an interesting insight into the history, nature, climate and the modern Kirkenes. A guided trip by bus through Kirkenes, to the Russian border and the iron ore mines in Bjørnevatn. We visit the border and your guide will provide information on the various historical events which took place in this area. We continue to Bjørnevatn, a mining community which has experienced significant changes. We drive along the vast spoil bank tips all the way to Storfjellet where the views of Langfjord and to Pasvik valley are breath taking. Small groups from 2 to max 16 guests, the tour is with a personal touch and a local guide. 

Period: 01.12 – 30.04
Duration: 
09:30 – 11.30
13:00 – 15:00
Daily min 2 persons, max 16

PRICES:
800 NOK per person
400 NOK per child 6-11 years

included transportation from/to hotel or Hurtigruten pier and guide.

KI31S Kirkenes Highlights – Russian border & Snowhotel

Our most popular tour! In only 2,5 hours you get presented all winter highlights in Kirkenes. A guided trip by bus to the Russian border and the famous Snowhotel. Included is also guiding about Kirkenes, the way of living up here, the local history and our relations with Russia. Small groups from 2 to max 16 guests – tour with a personal touch and a local guide. Our first stop is the crossing point Storskog on the border between Norway and Russia.Your guide will provide information on the various historical events which took place in this area. We continue to Kirkenes Snowhotel. Visit at the Snowhotel which is a beautiful piece of snow architecture. The suites, ice sculptures and live reindeers make this the most photographic spot in the Norwegian Arctic. You get enough time to see all the rooms and visit the huskies.  After this cool experience we go back to Kirkenes.

Period: 20.12 – 20.04
Duration: 
09:30 – 12:00
13:00 – 15:30
Daily min 2 persons, max 16

PRICES:
1100 NOK per person
550 NOK per child 6-11 years

included transportation from/to hotel or Hurtigruten pier, local guide, entrance fee

KI12 Sightseeing in Pasvik valley and visit at National Park Centre

A guided trip by buss to Pasvik valley. Small groups from 2 to max 16 guests – tour with a personal touch and a local guide. The valley is one of the last wilderness areas in Europe and known for its unique fauna and flora. You get both, a nice nature experience and information about the interesting history of this area right beside Russia. We follow the Pasvik river (border river to Russia) all the way to Svanvik. Visit at the National Park Centre, which provides information about fauna and flora and the brownbear information Centre. Several stops along the way where you have good views of the river and to Russia (stops varies slightly with the seasons).

Period: 01.12 – 30.04
Duration: 
09:30 – 12:30
Mon-Fri min 6 persons, max 16

PRICES:
1200 NOK per person
600 NOK per child 6-11 years

included transportation from/to hotel or Hurtigruten pier, guide and entrance fee

NEW KI90 Kirkenes sightseeing: Walking tour/tour with kick-sledge in Kirkenes centrum

Walking tour Kirkenes with local guide. During winter we offer the tour by kick sledge, our traditional transportation unit in winter time. Have fun and get interesting facts about Kirkenes history and the daily life (use of kick sledge depends on snow conditions, 2 pers per sledge).

Period: 15.11 – 15.04
Duration: 10:30 – 11:30
Mon-Fri min 2 persons

PRICES:
400 NOK per person
200 NOK per children 4 – 11 years

included local guide, kick-sledge (depens on snow conditions, can’t be guaranteed)

KI92  Hunting for the Northern lights, the silence and the Arctic winter feeling

Localt guide picks you up at your hotel. Short bus ride to our base where you get warm clothes, gloves and shoes. So you are good prepared to experience a real winter outdoor experience. We go by bus from Kirkenes to the nice Arctic winter landscape to hunt for the Northern lights, the silence and the real Arctic winter feeling.Stops on our way. If possible (depends on weather conditons) we make a camp fire, lie down on reindeer skins and enjoy the darkness, the silence, the stars and hopefully the Northern lights. Guiding on our way. A personal tour with a lot of facts about our Arctic living. Tour is easy and fits for everybody (not wheelchairs). Short none difficult walking tours are included.

Period: 01.10 – 31.03
Duration: 19:00 – 22:00

PRICES:
1500 NOK per person

750
NOK per child 6-11 years old
Minimum 2 persons, max 16 persons
included transportation, local guide, warm winter clothing, shoes, hot beverage

 

KI34 Sightseeing by bus: King Crab and Russian Border

Kirkenes is the King Crab capital of Norway and the only Norwegian border point to Russia. King Crab is an important export article in the north. This fascinating animal coming originally from Russia can grow up to 2 meters between the claws and can weigh up to 15 kg. After a tour around Kirkenes we head to the Russian border and get insight in Norwegian and Russian relations. From the Russian border we move further to the fjord where you get served a fresh King Crab meal in beautiful surroundings while getting more information about the crab and our area so far North.

Period: 01.12 – 30.04
Duration: 18:00 – 21:30
Daily min 6 persons

PRICES:
1900 NOK per person
950 NOK per children under 12 years

includes local guide, transportation, King Crab meal, table water

Booking:

PLEASE NOTE: our office is closed Sat and Sun and from 24 – 26. DEC and 31 DEC + 1. JAN
All tours for the period 23. DEC – 2. JAN must be booked latest until 23. DEC before 11.00
No bookings will be proceeded during the office is closed.

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