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Winter wonderland

Tours to help you experience the magic of Russia's exotic Winter. Snow activities and winter festivals.

Winter wonderlandRussia's winter wonderland - snow filled cultural festivals and active adventures.

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.
Reindeer herders migration Nenets Yamal Arctic Russia

Reindeer migration with the Nenets in Yamal

Private tour | Any dates from December to April
Salekhard * Polar Ural Mountais * Nenets camp

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.

12days From(USD) $4,700 View Tour
Reindeer herders festival

Reindeer herders' festival in Yamal

Private tour | Set departures in the end of March
Salekhard * Polar Ural Mountains * Nenets camp

March is the best time of year to visit Yamal and to witness the Reindeer Herder's festival and immerse yourself in the rich culture of Nenets. On this tour you will enjoy the program of the festival in Salekhard, and will spend a couple of days with Nenets family, will learn about their way of life, beliefs and traditions.

7days From(USD) $3,850 View Tour
Lake Baikal Photography Expedition

Lake Baikal Photography Expedition

Group tour | Guaranteed deaprtures
Irkutsk * Olkhon island

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.

10days From(USD) $3,870 View Tour
Northern lights Russia Murmansk tour

Northern Lights Discovery


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.

7days From(USD) $2,550 View Tour
Northern Lights train tour

Arctic rail explorer - quest for northern lights

5 STAR | Group railway journey | Set departures
St Petersburg * Kirkeness (Norway) * Murmansk (Russia) * Petrozavodsk * Vladimir * Suzdal * Moscow

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).

12days From(USD) $11,995 View Tour
Northern lights in Russia

Northern Lights in Russia: Magic Show in the Arctic


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.

13days From(USD) $3,550 View Tour
winter tour Kamchatka

Winter adventure in Kamchatka

Group tour | Guaranteed departures
Avachinsky volcano freeride * dog-sledding * snowmobiling * skiing

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

7days From(USD) $2,650 View Tour
Kamchatka Heli skiing

Kamchatka Heli skiing Adventure


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

8days From(USD) $5,650 View Tour
Lake baikal ice adventure

Lake Baikal ice adventure

Group tour | Guaranteed departures
Olkhon Island * Ogoy Island * Khoboi * Buguldeika * Peschanaya Bay * Listvyanka

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".

7days From(USD) $2,897 View Tour
oymyakon

Yakutia: The Pole of Cold Festival


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.

8days From(USD) $4,650 View Tour
Yakutia

Yakutia: Russia's Winter Wonderland


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.

5days From(USD) $2,350 View Tour

A custom tour made to order

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