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Winter Wonderland

Winter WonderlandSnow filled cultural festivals and active adventures in Russia's winter wonderland.

Russia's winter wonderland comes alive from November to April each year. For the snow filled action lovers, there are many choices to explore and enjoy an active 'off the beaten track' Russia, by ski, snowmobile, reindeer and much more, see below for options.

Nenets of Yamal

Reindeer migration with the Nenets - people of Yamal

12 days / 11 nights
Yamal
US $4,700

Be a part of the ancient nomadic culture of the Siberian Arctic on this immersive experience, participating in massive reindeer migration and staying in the winter camps of Nenets – nomad people of Yamal. Our tour starts in Moscow, from where we take a flight to Salekhard and will drive to the village of Yar Sale, where we meet our hosts.

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Lake Baikal Photography Expedition

Lake Baikal Photography Expedition

10 days / 9 nights
Lake Baikal
US $3,870

Stay for 8 days on the famous Olkhon Island in Lake Baikal. Walk on the glass-clear ice and catch the perfect shots of this amazing frozen beauty! We will spend plenty of time on the ice, crossing the lake in vehicles and stopping at various spots such as ice grottos, huge ice blocks and beautiful ice mounds.

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Northern lights Russia Murmansk tour

Northern Lights Discovery

7 days / 6 nights
Kola Peninsula
US $2,550

Stay on Kola Peninsula and hunt for Northern Lights. Our journey begins in Moscow, where you’ll have the opportunity to tour some of the capital’s most important sites. The next few days we’ll spend in the small town of Monchegorsk in the southern Kola Peninsula, where we will visit Saami settlements and learn about their semi-nomadic way of life that has survived for thousands of years.

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Northern Lights train tour

ARCTIC EXPLORER - QUEST FOR NORTHERN LIGHTS

12 days / 11 nights
US $11,995

Take in the beautiful cities of St Petersburg and Moscow before exploring deep into the Russian and Norwegian Arctic Circle in pursuit of the magnificent Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights).

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Northern lights in Russia

Northern Lights in Russia: Magic Show in the Arctic

13 days / 12 nights
Kola Peninsula, St Petersburg
US $3,550

Explore main sights of mighty Moscow and cultural capital of Russia - Saint Petersburg. Head to Karelia, where we’ll stop to admire the Ruskeala Mountain Park and historic Kizhi Island. Discover the customs of the indigenous Saami in Kola Peninsula and observe Aurora Borealis dancing in the sky.

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kamchatka winter tour

Ultimate winter in Kamchatka

7 days / 6 nights
Kamchatka
US $2,650

Enjoy skiing from Kamchatka’s fiery volcanic peaks, relax in thermal hot springs and experience the most popular winter activities - dog sledding and snowmobiling.

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Kamchatka Heli skiing

Kamchatka Heli skiing Adventure

8 days / 7 nights
Kamchatka
US $5,650

Fly high above the untamed peaks of Kamchatka in a Russian chopper, and carve down the untouched slopes of the peninsula.

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Lake baikal ice adventure

Lake Baikal Ice Adventure

7 days / 6 nights
Lake Baikal
US $2,897

Feel as though you have stepped into a fantasy novel as you experience a magical adventure, one that you will never forget. You'll explore the frozen beauty of Olkhon Island by crossing the lake by ice roads, and experience real Siberian fun - dog sledging, snowmobiling and a "banya".

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oymyakon

Yakutia: The Pole of Cold Festival

8 days / 7 nights
Yakutia
$4,650

Immerse in the culture of the Poles of Cold Festival in Oymyakon, where the coldest temperatures on earth have been recorded and extremes are a way of life.

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Yakutia

Yakutia: Russia's winter wonderland

5 days / 4 nights
Yakutia
$2,350

Dive into the wintery world of this remote Arctic region and discover ancient shamanic traditions. Ride reindeer, meet a mammoth and shop for dazzling diamonds.

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