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Daytrip to Russia

PECHENGA: Nikel & Zapolyarny

Visit our Russian neighbor towns of Nikel and Zapolyarny on a guided day trip starting in Kirkenes.
This border area has a rich and varied history and our local guides make this tour to an exciting experience.
The tour includes sightseeing, visit on a market, shops and a monastery, lunch.

DURATION:                  09:00 – 17:00
DEPARTURE: every day all year round
MEAL: Lunch
PRICE PER PERSON: 2500 NOK pr person (exclusive tour for 2-9 persons)
1700 NOK per person (groups from 10 persons)
INCLUSIVE: transportation, privat guide (English speaking), lunch, invitation letter for visa


Your guide meets you at the hotel reception in Kirkenes at 9 am. We start our daytrip and drive 15 min to the official border crossing point. There is a visa and passport control. As we drive towards Pechenga our guide will tell you interesting history of this area: colonisation of the territories along the border, changing of nationalities, wars and the nowadays situation.

Visit and sightseeing in the towns of Zapolyarny and Nikel , visit to a monastery, a local marked, lunch in Zapolyarny.
Serveral stops on our way for photos and time for shopping.
Arrival to Kirkenes is approximately 5 pm Norwegian time.

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