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Ru2 Tour to Murmansk with overnight stay

Available all year round

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.

Tour by regular bus (no guide on the transfer tours) from Kirkenes to Murmansk, 2 overnight stays in a high standard hotel in centre town incl breakfast.

Duration 2,5 days (2 overnight stays)
14.00/15.00 – 10.00 (day 3)

PRICE  per person: from 3000 NOK
Daily min 2 persons
2 nights in a double room with breakfast, bus ticket Kirkenes-Murmansk-Kirkenes,  invitation letter for visa (if needed)

Optional bookable  (not included in the package price):

  • 2 hours City sightseeing in Murmansk with English speaking Guide. 550 NOK per person
  • Tour can be extended with additional nights

NOTE: this tour requires a visa to Russia, some countries in the world are visa free.
Visa is not included in the tour and must be arranged in your home country.

Booking

Please note: This offer must be booked in advance (can not be organized on the spot).
Some countries are visa free to Russia but for most contries, a visa to Russia is required.

For questions and booking please send email to firmapost@pasvikturist.no

PROGRAM:

DAY 1: Start from Kirkenes by regular bus. After about 15 minutes we arrive at the Norwegian-Russian border crossing. Here there is a visa and passport control. The bus passes the mining town of Zapoljarnyj. We will send you an overview map so you can follow the route. In the Pechenga Valley you’ll see large military facilities. You will also see monuments from the frontline of World War 2. Short stop in Titovka (small cafe and toilet). Arrival in Murmansk after around app. 4 hours driving time. Check-in at the hotel in the heart of Murmansk. Hotel has great standard, restaurant, cafe, bar and ATM. Many restaurants are located in a short walking distance from the hotel.
DAY 2: Breakfast at hotel. Free time to explore the city. We highly recommend a 2 hours private tour with local guide (optional). Or you can visit a museum, art galleries, theater or shopping center and have lunch and dinner at one of the countless restaurants. You will find Russian food as well as international food such as Pizza, Sushi, Burger and more (Murmansk has even got its own McDonalds). If you are interested in shopping, Murmansk offers numerous shops and large shopping malls. If you have children, you can visit the seal shows at Oceanarium.
16:00 Departure by taxi / maxi taxi from the hotel, approx. 19:00 arrival in Kirkenes.

DAY 3:
Departure by regular bus at 07:00 from Murmansk, arrival time in Kirkenes at approximately 10:00 Norwegian time.