Murmansk package – 2 overnight stays
Package includes transportation, hotel and invitation letter for the visa (if necessary).
Murmansk is an exciting city, only 220 km from Kirkenes. It is the largest city north of the Arctic Circle and has 310.000 innhabitants. Murmansk offers countless shopping opportunities, great restaurants and an interesting cultural and concert life. Nevertheless, one can still experience the “old” Russia. Modern life and ancient Russia meet here in a unique and contrasting way. Experience both on this trip.
Tours to Russia require a visa – some countries are visa free
PRICE: from 3000 NOK pr person i dobbeltrom
Extra suplement for single room: 400 NOK pr night
INCLUDED: double room with breakfast at 4 stars hotel, bus ticket Kirkenes-Murmansk, and Murmansk-Kirkenes, invitation letter for visa
DURATION: 14:00 / 15:00 (day 1) til 10:00 (day 2)*, 2 overnight stays
NUMBER OF GUESTS: minimum 2
DEPARTURE: every day
PERIOD: all year round
ACCOMMODATION: 2 nights in a hotel in Murmansk (4 stars) and central location
Optional (must be booked in advance):
– 2 hours sightseeing in Murmansk with English speaking guide and transportation, private tour (guide is a local from Murmansk): 550 NOK pr person
– Tour can be extended with additional nights
*NOTE: all times are local times.
Summer: 1 hour difference between Norwegian and Russian time
Winter: 2 hours difference between Norwegian and Russian time
BOOKING: send email to firstname.lastname@example.org
GROUPS: for groups from 10 persons, we offer package tours with guide and bus from Pasvikturist
VISA: tours to Russia require a visa for most citizens. Some countries are visa free (please ask us). If a visa is necessary we provide the invitation letter (included in the package price)
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.
Departure by regular bus at 07:00 from Murmansk, arrival time in Kirkenes at approximately 10:00 Norwegian time.