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Both fascinating and spectacular in equal measure, the Russian winter and Christmas tours are a great option for the discerning travellers looking for something truly unique in the country. 

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Winter in Moscow & St Petersburg
Type:group or private
Season:February - March
Duration:8 days
Grade:Easy This tour fits any age and fitness level
Rate:from $1,250 USD per person
Destinations:St. Petersburg Moscow
Winter Trans Siberian: Moscow to Vladivostok
Type:group or private
Season:December - March
Duration:16 days
Grade:Moderate Consider some walking (about 2 hours per day).
Rate:from $3,640 USD per person
Destinations:Moscow Kazan Yekaterinburg Irkutsk Lake Baikal Vladivostok
Crystal Ice of Lake Baikal
Type:group or private
Season:January - April
Duration:5 days
Grade:Moderate Consider some walking (about 2 hours per day).
Rate:from $1,660 USD per person
Destinations:Irkutsk Ust -Orda & Tazheran Steppe Olkhon Island Irkutsk
Winter Eastbound: St Petersburg to Vladivostok
Type:group or private
Season:December - February
Duration:20 days
Grade:Moderate Consider some walking (about 2 hours per day).
Rate:from $5,030 USD per person
Destinations:St. Petersburg Moscow Kazan Yekaterinburg Irkutsk Lake Baikal Vladivostok
Ice Age: Lake Baikal & Olkhon
Type:group or private
Season:January - April
Duration:6 days
Grade:Moderate Consider some walking (about 2 hours per day).
Rate:from $2,090 USD per person
White Christmas 2023
Type:group or private
Season:December - March
Duration:8 days
Grade:Easy This tour fits any age and fitness level
Rate:from $1,700 USD per person
Destinations:Moscow St. Petersburg
Altai Winter Wonders
Type:Private
Season:December - March
Duration:7 days
Grade:Moderate Consider some walking (about 2 hours per day).
Rate:from $2,260 USD per person
Destinations:Gorno-Altaisk Teletskoye Lake - Artybash Gorno-Altaisk
Grand Winter Westbound
Type:Private
Season:December - February
Duration:23 days
Grade:Moderate Consider some walking (about 2 hours per day).
Rate:from $6,830 USD per person
Destinations:Vladivostok Ulan-Ude Irkutsk / Lake Baikal Yekaterinburg Kazan Moscow St Petersburg
Verkhoyansk & Oymyakon Winter Expedition
Type:Small group
Season:December - February
Duration:12 days
Grade:Moderate Consider some walking (about 2 hours per day).
Rate:from $5,970 USD per person
Destinations:Yakutsk Batagaу Verkhoyansk Batagaу Khandyga Oymyakon Khandyga Yakutsk
Imperial Winter
Type:Private
Season:December - February
Duration:13 days
Grade:Easy This tour fits any age and fitness level
Rate:from $2,850 USD per person
Destinations:Moscow Vladimir Suzdal Yaroslavl Rostov the Great Moscow St Petersburg Veliky Novgorod Staraya Russa Mandrogi St Petersburg
Baikal Ice Tales
Type:group or private
Season:February - March
Duration:5 days
Grade:Moderate Consider some walking (about 2 hours per day).
Rate:from $2,080 USD per person
Destinations:Irkutsk Listvyanka Tazheran - Maloe Sea Olkhon Island Ust Orda Irkutsk
Hunting The Northern Lights
Type:Private
Season:October - March
Duration:5 days
Grade:Easy This tour fits any age and fitness level
Rate:from $1,930 USD per person
Destinations:Murmansk Teriberka Lovozero Tundra Glamping Murmansk
Kamchatka Winter Adventures
Type:group or private
Season:December - April
Duration:8 days
Grade:Easy This tour fits any age and fitness level
Rate:from $3,330 USD per person
Destinations:Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky Vilyuchinsky volcano Zaozerny Pacific Ocean Paratunka River Vachkazhets - Mutnovsky volcano Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky
Olkhon Express & Maslenitsa in Taltsy
Type:group or private
Season:February - April
Duration:4 days
Grade:Easy This tour fits any age and fitness level
Rate:from $1,130 USD per person
Destinations:Irkutsk Listvyanka Olkhon Island Irkutsk
Siberia: The Snow Adventures
Type:Private
Season:December - March
Duration:12 days
Grade:Moderate Consider some walking (about 2 hours per day).
Rate:from $4,800 USD per person
Destinations:Gorno-Altaisk Teletskoye Lake - Artybash Gorno-Altaisk Irkutsk/Lake Baikal Maloe Sea Irkutsk
Winter: Two Capitals And Baikal Ice
Type:group or private
Season:January - March
Duration:12 days
Grade:Moderate Consider some walking (about 2 hours per day).
Rate:from $3,000 USD per person
Destinations:St Petersburg Moscow Irkutsk Ust -Orda & Tazheran Steppe Olkhon Irkutsk
Winter Magic
Type:group or private
Season:December - February
Duration:11 days
Grade:Easy This tour fits any age and fitness level
Rate:from $2,350 USD per person
Destinations:Moscow Vladimir Suzdal Yaroslavl Rostov the Great Moscow St. Petersburg
Winter Delights: St Petersburg, Moscow & Lake Baikal
Type:Private
Season:All year round
Duration:8 days
Grade:Easy This tour fits any age and fitness level
Rate:from $2,980 USD per person
Destinations:St Petersburg Moscow Irkutsk / Lake Baikal St Petersburg
Northern Lights Weekend
Type:group or private
Season:October - April
Duration:3 days
Grade:Easy This tour fits any age and fitness level
Rate:from $710 USD per person
Destinations:Murmansk Lovozero Tundras Teriberka Murmansk
Christmas Aurora & New Year Eve in Moscow
Type:Small group
Season:December - January
Duration:11 days
Grade:Easy This tour fits any age and fitness level
Rate:from $3,180 USD per person
Destinations:Murmansk Lovozero Tundras Teriberka Murmansk St Petersburg Moscow
Winter Drive From Yakutia To Magadan
Type:Private
Season:December - February
Duration:16 days
Grade:Challenging Mind the daily trekking distances and carry-on bags. Previous trekking/hiking/camping experience is highly desirable. In case of medical emergency, evacuation options are limited by helicopters only.
Rate:from $7,810 USD per person
Destinations:Yakutsk Batagaу Verkhoyansk Batagaу Khandyga Oymyakon Ust-Nera Susuman Magadan
Russian North: Legends of Pomorye
Type:Private
Season:November - March
Duration:5 days
Grade:Easy This tour fits any age and fitness level
Rate:from $1,450 USD per person
Winter Incredible: Karelia & Arctic
Type:Private
Season:December - March
Duration:10 days
Grade:Easy This tour fits any age and fitness level
Rate:from $2,730 USD per person
Destinations:Petrozavodsk - Kizhi Island - Petrozavodsk Talvi Ukko Residence Kinerma Murmansk Teriberka Lovozero Tundra Glamping Murmansk
Frosty Adventures: Karelia & Kola Peninsula
Type:Private
Season:December - March
Duration:8 days
Grade:Easy This tour fits any age and fitness level
Rate:from $2,150 USD per person
Destinations:Petrozavodsk - Kizhi Island - Petrozavodsk Talvi Ukko Residence Kinerma Murmansk Teriberka Lovozero Murmansk
Arctic Glamping: The Northern Lights
Type:Private
Season:December - April
Duration:5 days
Grade:Moderate Consider some walking (about 2 hours per day).
Rate:from $1,880 USD per person
Destinations:Murmansk Teriberka Tundra Glamping Lovozero Murmansk
Highlights of Russia & Northern Lights
Type:Small group
Season:October - March
Duration:11 days
Grade:Moderate Consider some walking (about 2 hours per day).
Rate:from $2,800 USD per person
Destinations:Moscow St. Petersburg Murmansk Teriberka Lovozero Tundra Glamping
Winter Golden Ring Express
Type:Private
Season:December - March
Duration:3 days
Grade:Easy This tour fits any age and fitness level
Rate:from $960 USD per person
Destinations:Vladimir Suzdal Yaroslavl Rostov the Great
Karelia: Kizhi to Kinerma
Type:group or private
Season:December - February
Duration:5 days
Grade:Daring Wilderness area. No facilities. Access by helicopter only.
Rate:from $2,180 USD per person
Destinations:Petrozavodsk - Kizhi Island - Petrozavodsk Kedozero Ersenievo Petrozavodsk Kinerma Petrozavodsk
Kamchatka Free Ride
Type:group or private
Season:March - May
Duration:10 days
Grade:Difficult Serious off piste experience is highly recommended. Every participant signs compulsory Letter of Indemnity. Comprehensive ski insurance with heli evacuation is a must.
Rate:from $7,890 USD per person
Destinations:Kamchatka mountains Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky
Winter in Karelia
Type:group or private
Season:December - March
Duration:4 days
Grade:Easy This tour fits any age and fitness level
Rate:from $890 USD per person
Destinations:Petrozavodsk - Kizhi Island - Petrozavodsk Talvi Ukko Residence Kinerma Petrozavodsk
Weekend in Karelia
Type:Private
Season:November - March
Duration:3 days
Grade:Easy This tour fits any age and fitness level
Rate:from $750 USD per person
Destinations:Petrozavodsk Talvi Ukko Residence Kinerma Petrozavodsk
Spring Fest & The Northern Lights
Type:Private
Season:February - March
Duration:12 days
Grade:Moderate Consider some walking (about 2 hours per day).
Rate:from $4,170 USD per person
Destinations:St. Petersburg Moscow Kola Peninsula Murmansk Lovozero
Snowmobile Tour North Timan
Type:Private
Season:February - March
Duration:6 days
Grade:Winter extremes Extreme low temperatures. No roads, facilities and stores. Weather dependent area.
Rate:from $2,270 USD per person
Destinations:Moscow Naryan-Mar Kotkino Naryan-Mar
Yakutia Legends: Verkhoyansk
Type:Small group
Season:November - March
Duration:7 days
Grade:Moderate Consider some walking (about 2 hours per day).
Rate:from $3,060 USD per person
Destinations:Yakutsk Batagaу Verkhoyansk Batagaу Yakutsk
Oymyakon Winter Expedition
Type:Small group
Season:December - February
Duration:8 days
Grade:Moderate Consider some walking (about 2 hours per day).
Rate:from $4,950 USD per person
Destinations:Yakutsk Khandyga Oymyakon Khandyga Yakutsk
Veliky Novgorod & Old Russa
Type:Private
Season:Any - Any
Duration:3 days
Grade:Easy This tour fits any age and fitness level
Rate:from $950 USD per person
Destinations:Veliky Novgorod Staraya Russa Mandrogi
Aurora Kola Explorer
Type:Private
Season:November - April
Duration:6 days
Grade:Moderate Consider some walking (about 2 hours per day).
Rate:from $2,010 USD per person
Destinations:Murmansk - Tundra -Murmansk Lovozero Tundras Teriberka Tundra Glamping Kirovsk - Khibiny Mountains
Manpupuner: The Seventh Wonder
Type:Small group
Season:February - March
Duration:7 days
Grade:Winter extremes Extreme low temperatures. No roads, facilities and stores. Weather dependent area.
Rate:from $2,340 USD per person
Destinations:Yekaterinburg Vizhay - Ushma - Manpupuner Plateau - Sosva - Vizhay Yekaterinburg
Kamchatka Heli Ski
Type:Small group
Season:March - May
Duration:8 days
Grade:Difficult Serious off piste experience is highly recommended. Every participant signs compulsory Letter of Indemnity. Comprehensive ski insurance with heli evacuation is a must.
Rate:from $7,260 USD per person
Destinations:Kamchatka mountains Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky
Altai: Swan Lake
Type:Small group
Season:January - February
Duration:5 days
Grade:Moderate Consider some walking (about 2 hours per day).
Rate:from $1,030 USD per person

Winter and Christmas Tours to Russia: where to go in Russia in winter

Both fascinating and spectacular in equal measure, the Russian winter and Christmas tours are a great option for the discerning traveler looking for something truly unique. Have fun and get to explore the famous Russian winter. Travel to Russia made world famous by Leo Tolstoy 's novels. The enigmatic scenes of Russia become even more beautiful when covered in a thick blanket of snow. Be rewarded for withstanding sub-zero temperatures by the romance and intrigue that snow brings to Russia - plus, avoid hoards of tourists frequent in the warmer months. Best snowmobile tours to Russia 2021. Give us a call to learn more about endless options of winter holidays in Russia, let us help you to choose the best winter tours to Russia 2022/2023.

Special Winter Tours in Siberia

The real Siberian winter? Our first choice would be Lake Baikal winter tour. The frozen crystal lake chained with ice pans impresses even the most experienced travelers. Winter holidays at Lake Baikal amazes tourists with bizarre ice grottoes and caves, frozen waterfalls and warm springs. There are many unique and breathtaking activities to choose from: Ice climbing in frozen waterfalls - Ice Climbing; Expeditions on a hovercraft to the wild north of Lake Baikal; Unforgettable dog sledging trips; Extreme diving and ice fishing; Snowmobile travel along the taiga and ice smooth lake; Meetings with the original population of these places - Buryats, Evenks and other indigenous inhabitants of the territories; Conducting rites with hereditary shamans.

Altai Winter Tours

In winter, Altai turns into a blue & white fairy tale: cold springs hit from under the snow covered land, the sky is reflected in non-freezing lakes, and snow caps on the eels and peaks of the mountains shine whiteness. Feel the crystal cleanliness of air, embrace an incredible silence with only clean snow crunches under your feet, and herbal tea is brewed in a deaf taiga loaf while we stay warm and hearty greeted by the locals ...come to experience the best part of Russia. Winter trip to Altai includes an excursion to Blue Lakes (the famous "Eyes of Katun"), Chemalskaya hydroelectric power station, beautiful Katun River, famous Chike-Taman Pass, picturesque Swan Lake and many other amazing places of magnificent Altai. Explore the world of the indigenous people of the region, get acquainted with their culture and life. Mystical legends of Altai, a concert of ethno-music, snowmobiling and many other entertainment and amazing discoveries await. For adventurous travelers, we offer custom made vacations including hardly accessible areas. Altai is great for families with kids too! Give us a call, chat online or email to travel to Altai.
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