Tours in Murmansk,
Kola Peninsula, Russia
When is the best time to come to Murmansk to see the northern lights?

The Northern Lights is a frequent occurrence in the Arctic Circle all year round, but you can see it when it's dark outside, In the Arctic from April to August, bright nights (polar day), then you can see the radiance from late August to early April.

What hotels can you recommend?

We wrote these information on this page:«Accommodation in Murmansk»!

Why in Murmansk in the summer the sun shines round the clock?

The polar day is a consequence of the fact that the Sun is above the horizon for a long time because of a certain angle of inclination of the earth's axis. The duration of the polar day in Murmansk is 61 days from May 21 to July 21.

Why is the Kola Peninsula the best place to view the northern lights?

The city of Murmansk is the capital of the Arctic Circle, practically the whole of the Kola Peninsula lies beyond the northern polar circle, within which the northern lights are very frequent, it is very easy to get to Murmansk very quickly, the ticket costs 3,500 rubles from Moscow and St. Petersburg, 2,5 hours, hotel prices from 1000 rubles per night. And also have the opportunity to visit many beautiful places.

What should I take with me to Murmansk?

The weather in Murmansk region is strongly cold (-10C -35C). In winter you need warm clothes, high boots (there is a lot of snow), linces instead of glasses, gloves, hat, warm winter pants, warm winter jacket, winter scarf, 2-3 pairs of socks. We reccomend to take thermos with hot tea or coffee. Summer in Murmanskis like autumn in European countries (+7C +20C). So, get with your autumn clothes and comfortable boots or sneakers. Dont forget to take good photo or video camera, the views here are amazing!

How many days should I stay in Murmansk to see the northern lights?

We recommend to stay in Murmansk for 3-5 days, because the weather in Murmansk changes very fast. Usually it is cloudy and windy. While you are waiting for the Aurora, you can visit another tours like «Tour to the Arctic Ocean»..

How many days should I stay in Murmansk to see the northern lights?

We recommend to stay in Murmansk for 3-5 days, because the weather in Murmansk changes very fast. Usually it is cloudy and windy. While you are waiting for the Aurora, you can visit another tours like «Tour to the Arctic Ocean»..

What is the best way to reach Murmansk?

Usually our tourists come to Murmansk by plane from Pulkovo Airport (Saint-Petersburg) or one of the Moscow airports. The flight takes about 2 hours. Tickets' cost starts from 6000 RUR. If you want, you can reach Murmansk by train. It takes about 27 hours from Saint-Petersburg (it isn't popular way).

Can I take with me little children?

Of course! Hotels in Murmansk are equipped with everything necessary for children. But do not forget to take warm clothes! We have discounts for children. Write about this to our manager.

Can you meet us in the airport (or realway station) in Murmansk?

Of course! Write about this to our manager: where, how many people, arrival time. We will tell you the price of your transfer.

Where can I go to Murmansk awaiting my tour?

The most popular place for tourists in Murmansk is the Icebreaker «lenin», staying in Murmansk seaport like a monument since 1989. This is the first atomic Icebreaker in the world, it is very huge and powerful! You can visit this places in our Murmansk Excursion.

Where can I go to Murmansk awaiting my tour?

The most popular place for tourists in Murmansk is the Icebreaker «Lenin», staying in Murmansk seaport like a monument since 1989. This is the first atomic Icebreaker in the world, it is very huge and powerful! You can visit this places in our Murmansk Excursion.

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