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Murmansk. Gate to Arctic imageMurmansk. Gate to Arctic

Day Schedule

➤ Meet and greet at the train station

➤ Transfer to your eco-lodge in the tundra

➤ Check in in a secluded private tundra lodge

➤ Saami lunch in a “chum”

➤ Saami tour

➤ Dinner in the lodge

Saami people imageSaami people

Your guide will meet you at the train station. Transfer to tundra lodge in Lovozero Tundras will take 3,5 hours, so we suggest to have breakfast in the city first. Lovozero is the top destination of Kola Peninsula for Aurora Borealis viewing, there are very high chances to observe it directly at the eco lodge. The observatory in Lovozero is the only geophysical observatory on the Kola Peninsula. It was built in 1957 specifically to observe the polar lights and to study the geomagnetic field, cosmic radio radiation and make conclusions about "the cosmic weather" above the Earth.

Tundra lodge imageTundra lodge

Check-in at a tundra house. There is one bedroom for 2 people and second floor can accommodate 4-6 people comfortably. After check in, take a Saami village tour. Meet & greet in the Saami language, and take a guided tour around the settlement. Get acquainted with national Saami culture, traditions and way of living in plagues, kuvaksami and utensils. Traditional Saami lunch in a "chum". Then, make a colorful photos in traditional clothes and see Saami houses. We will feed deer and learn about reindeer life.

Feel yourself Saami imageFeel yourself Saami


Feel yourself Saami imageFeel yourself Saami

Special winter snow Saami clothes and snow boots will keep you warm even if it's Arctic cold outside. The house features an exclusive sky camera, so you can watch Aurora staying warm in the house and know for sure when it's proper time to get dressed in a Saami clothes and go outside to take pictures. You don't need to hunt for Aurora anymore!

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Adults can opt for a snowmobiling experience.

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