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DISCOVER RUSSIA! Let us try to catch Aurora!!! Jan 25-Feb 2, 2019

 

ITINERARY
DAY 1 Arrival at Moscow
Friday 18:00 Transfer to Hotel
  20:00 Dinner at International/Russia restaurant
  22:00 Check-in at the hotel holiday inn or something of the same level
DAY 2 Buffet Breakfast at the hotel
Saturday 8:00 Panoramic Tour ( Red Square, Alexandrovskiy garden with the tomb of the Unknown soldiers, Catherine the Great Grotto, the Kremlin walls, GUM Department Store, St. Basil’s Cathedral (outside), Lenin’s Mausoleum (outside)
  9:00 The ceremony of changing the guards
  9:30 metro (tour)
  10:45 visit of Kremlin Grounds (entrance)
  12:30 Russian/international lunch at the restaurant
  15:00 Vodka museum (entrance) with vodka tasting and some snacks
  16:00 Vernisazh market with souvenirs
  18:00 Russian\international dinner
  19:00 illuminated Moscow +Arbat Street walking
  20:30 transfer back to the hotel
DAY 3 Buffet Breakfast at the hotel
Sunday 6:30 transfer to the APT
  9:40 SU 1324 SVO-MMK
  12:10 arrival in Murmansk
  13:30 Transfer to Eco Home Hotel, checking in
  14:30 Traditional lunch at Eco Home
  16:00 City tour: Alesha monument (20 min), Five Corners Square (15 min) – the northernmost McDonalds, ice sculptures if available, first nuclear-powered icebreaker Lenin museum outside (10min)
  18:00 Petty shopping for fruit, additional stuff\clothing (e.g. warm underwear), Forum shopping centre
  19:00 transfer to Eco Home
  20:00 Dinner
    Watching Northern Lights (subject to weather conditions)
  21:00 Russian Folk Dancing
    tubing is available at request
DAY 4 8:00 Buffet breakfast at the hotel
Monday 9:00 Short briefing before ice fishing and snow mobiling
  9:10 Ice fishing on the lake (during the daylight) This activity is carried out under the supervision of the experienced instructor who is eager to teach guests traditional fishing tricks. Those who are less interested in the fishing itself will be able to enjoy the competitive atmosphere and picturesque view. Snowmobiling in a sledge to the fishing spot through the scenic forest for appr an hour altogether
WINTER ACTIVITIES IN FULL ARE ONLY AVAILABLE IF THERE IS ENOUGH SNOW
  13:30 lunch at Eco Home
  15:00 Optional activities: snowmobiling, snowmobiling in sledges\chasing polar lights\; snowmobiling 30 min 5 pax; BBQ; making refrigirator magnets
  18:30 Dinner with lottery at Eco Home
    Watching Northern Lights (subject to weather conditions)
DAY 5 8:00 Buffet breakfast at the hotel
Tuesday 9:30 Checking out
  10:30 Transfer to Arctic Husky Park, located close to the capital of the Russian Lapland Lovozero, yes, sounds like LOVE ozero, highlights Siberian husky dogsledding, snowmobile safari as well as visiting reindeer in the wild. There guests will learn about the amazing traditions of people of the North whose lifestyle centres around reindeer husbandry. WINTER ACTIVITIES ARE ONLY AVAILABLE IF THERE IS ENOUGH SNOW
  12:00 Arrival in Husky Park
Upon arrival guests will be offered to travel through the winter forest for 3 km in snowmobile sleds or on the bus (if there is not enough snow) to reach the Husky Park itself
  12:30 Welcome in the Choom (traditional circular doomed dwelling of nomadic Saami people)
Traditional lunch
  13:30 Putting on felt robes, traditional northern overall dress, short briefing
  13:40 Husky sledding, meeting huskies (playing and taking photos), snowmobiling in a sledge, visiting reenacted Ethnic Saami settlement where such activities as reindeer feeding, riding in the sleigh towed by gorgeous reindeer are offered, visiting souvenir shop with a possibility of sending postcards stamped Husky Park. In case of insufficient snow instead of winter activities, activities such as demonstration of Husky dogs’ training session, saami games, fortune-telling with runic symbols.
    option activities: Sled pulled by huskies , snowmobiling
  16:30 Transfer to Northern Lights Picnic Terrace
  18:00 Dinner at “Aurora Borealis” (chicken clear soup, pilaf, seafood and fish BQ, pancakes, hot drinks), watching Northern Lights, karaoke
warm sheltered picnic facility for watching polar lights with a fireplace and tables with benches inside, additionally 7 separate wooden huts, 2 chooms, toilets available, outdoor activities like grilling your food, making a snowman, riding down the snow slope, etc included
DAY 6 7:30 Breakfast at the hotel
Wednesday   Check out
  8:30 Transfer to the airport
  11:25 FLIGHT SU 6342 MMK-LED
  13:10 Arrival in St Petersburg
  14:30 Transfer to Pushkin
    NO LUNCH
  15:00 Catherine Palace in Pushkin with Amber room (entrance)
  17:30 Dinner at restaurant Podvorye with Folk Animation, Vodka and Wine (if group is more than 20 pax)
  18:30 Transfer to hotel
  20:00 Check-in at the Hotel Holiday Inn 4* or the same level
DAY 7   Buffet Breakfast at the hotel
Thursday 10:00 Dvortsovaya Square with Alexander Pillar, Dvortsovaya Embankment
  10:30 Hermitage (entrance)
  13:00 Russian/ International lunch at the restaurant
  14:30 Peter and Paul Fortress (entrance)
  16:00 St. Isaac’s Cathedral (entrance)
  18:00 Russian/International Dinner
  19:00 Nevsky Street Walking
  20:00 Transfer back to the hotel
DAY 8   Buffet Breakfast at the hotel
Friday 10:30 Spilled Blood Cathedral (entrance)
  11:30 Transfer to Airport
  15:15 FLIGHT SU 19 LED-SVO
  16:35 Arrival in Moscow
  19:55 FLIGHT SU 212 HVO-HKG
DAY 9   On board
Saturday   Lay Over —- Arrived Manila

 

 

Inclusions
  • All International and Domestic (Russia) Flights
  • 2 Nights Moscow
  • 2 Nights St. Petersburg
  • 3 Nights Murmansk
  • Full board meals (upgraded)
  • 4 star Hotel Accommodations daily Breakfast
  • Full Jam-packed tours (MUST SEE)
  • All Entrances, All Tours, Paid Activities
  • English Speaking Tour
Exclusions
  • Visa (Regular P6700 (15days) | Expedite P9700 (7days))
  • Insurance Valid for Russia | Tipping $10/pax/day
Terms and Conditions
  • Deposit non-refundable $1,000
  • Refundable deposit for visa denial
  • Full payment upon release of visa
  • Tour itinerary may change depending on the ground situation
  • Minimum of 30 passengers
  • The Travel Agent has the right to cancel or Reschedule the tour if group fall below otherwise a supplement will be applied
  • Penalties apply for any CANCELLATION, AMMENDMENT requested by the PASSENGER
Visa Requirements
  • Original Valid Passport
  • One passport-sized photo
  • All other requirements will be provided by the tour operator

            VISA IS ALMOST GUARANTEED!

 

USD 3,288

Minimum of 30 pax

USD 3,388

Minimum of 25 pax

USD 3,488

Minimum of 20 pax

USD 3,688

Minimum of 15 pax

USD 3,988

Minimum of 10 pax