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Hiking tour in Khibiny Mountains

Discover the Kola Peninsula’s natural wonder by hiking through the Khibiny Mountains. Experience it during our bright summer, or hike when the land is ablaze with autumn colour.

Wander about; live in the mountains with magnificent vistas; learn to watch and hear; and get to know northern nature. After a week of life in the mountains, that other vain and noisy world with its cars and crazy pace is just an unpleasant dream, a smoggy mirage. Reality is here �" here by the remote Khibiny, in this close unity with the nature.

Hiking tour in Khibiny Mountains itinerary:

Day 1, Sunday: Arrive in Monchegorsk. Hotel check-in upon arrival. Guide will come to the hotel in the evening to meet you and check equipment. Dinner in a restaurant. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 2, Monday: Breakfast at the hotel. Travel by motor-boat down Imandra Lake to Nifeliny Peski Station (10 km). From there hike on the forest path to the ravine Aku-Aku and make camp. The Ravine’s entrance is guided by tall pine-trees and the walls look like an old broken castle. There is a picturesque lake among the cliffs, and numerous streams - one with a small waterfall, and lonely standing rocks like trolls turned into stones. We climb the west slope and watch the wonderful view of the Imandra Lake and the faraway tundra behind it. Distance of hike: 8 km.

Day 3, Tuesday: Follow the bottom of the Ravine Aku-Aku up to Yumyekorr Pass, a narrow pass squeezed between two rock cliffs. Yumyekorr means “Ravine of Dead Men”. According to legend the Saami battled Swedes here at the end of the 16th century. Hike down to the Meridian Stream through a grove of northern birches. Proceed along it to the Chasnaiok River ("The Woodpecker’s River") and make camp. Overnight in tents. Distance of hike: 10 km.

Day 4, Wednesday: Follow the path along the Chasnaiok River to the South Chorgorr Pass. We can watch the steep slopes of the Lidichwumchorr Mountains on which there are fantastic rock outcrops. The South Chorgorr Pass is smooth wide lowering of the crest ( 820 m). At lower elevations there is a stunning rock circle with a jewel-like lake. Proceed down through the pass to the Petrelius River and make camp.
Distance of hike: 14 km.

Day 5, Thursday:This day is for rest. Leave heavy things at the camp and hike to the Northern Rischorr Pass located in the east part of Khibiny tundra or we can look for some samples of rare minerals not far from the camp or just stay in the camp and walk in forest in neighbourhood. Distance of hike depends on your choice: 5 to 12 km.

Day 6, Friday: Walk to the Zapadnyi Petrelius Pass through a stone circle with a lake and ascend to the top of the pass. Proceed down to the valley of the Malaya Belaya River and to a stone circle with "moon" craters on its bottom. Follow the Malaya Belaya River up to the Ramzai Ravine and make camp. Distance of hike: 14 km.

Day 7, Saturday: Walk up on the path to the Ramzai Ravine, a narrow pass squeezed between two rock cliffs. Snow can be kept in the ravine up to the autumn. Proceed down along the Pochaiok River ("The Reindeer’s River") to the Malyi Vudyavr Lake where our bus is waiting. Distance of hike: 10 km. Transfer to Apatity city. Check-in at the hotel. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

Day 8, Sunday: Breakfast at the hotel. Departure.

Hiking tour in Khibiny Mountains details

  • 1 night in double rooms incl. shower and toilet in business class hotel
  • 1 night in double rooms incl. shower and toilet in standard class hotel
  • 5 nights in tents in wild nature
Level:Experiences in hiking in stony areas. Good physical condition and capabilities to carry rucksack (approximately 17 kg).
Group size:2 - 11 persons (international participation is possible)
Duration:8 days
Dates: Every second and fourth week in month June until September. Other weeks on request.
Price: Prices on request.
Price includes: Accommodation (breakfast included), boat and bus transfers, three meals a day during hiking tours, two restaurant dinners, farewell party, visa invitation, guide and interpreting services, medical insurance which includes a helicopter evacuation in emergency case.
Documents: Der Reisepass muss noch 6 Monate nach der Rückkehr gültig sein. Ein Visum ist Bedingung . Wir erledigen die Einladung.
Insurance: Der Teilnehmer muss eine Krankenversicherung besitzen, die den Europäischen Maßstäben entspricht und auch in der Russischen Föderation anerkannt ist.
This hiking tour in Khibiny Mountains can be extended with with following optionals:
  • Ausleihen von Leichtgewichtzelten für 2 Personen (2,5 kg in 2 Päckchen gepackt) – Euro 7,- pro Tag
  • Monchegorsk:
    • Eintrittskarten für Museen: ca. 50 Rubel pro Person.
    • 2 – Stunden – Kreuzfahrt mit der Segelyacht auf dem größten See der Kola Halbinsel "Imandra".
    • Tageswanderung zum Wasserfall "Devichy Kosi" ( Mädchenzöpfe ) in der "Monche Tundra" mit Mittagessen am Lagerfeuer.
    • Tages – Fahrradtour in die hügelige Umgebung mit Mittagessen am Lagerfeuer.
    • Sieh oberen link für mehr Informationen.
  • Murmansk:
    • Stadtführung in Murmansk.
    • o Eintrittskarten für Museen und Museum Exkursionen kosten zwischen 25 Rubeln und 400 Rubeln pro Person.
    • Eintritt für den Atom – Eisbrecher für eine Führung in Russischer Sprache. Individuelle Führung des Atom Eisbrechers für eine Gruppe von 10 Personen mit einem Vortrag in Englisch.
    • Ausflug zu einer Saami – Siedlung.
    • Ausflug zur Barentssee.
    • Ausflug zur Huskyfarm.
    • Ausflug nach Lovozero.
    • Sieh oberen link für mehr Informationen.
  • Zug/Flug/Bus Fahrkarten in oder außerhalb der Russischen Federation.
  • Transfer von/nach Kuusamo,/ Ivalo / Rovaniemi/ und Kirkenes Flughafen.

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