Aurora hunting in Russian Lapland, 3-5 days trip

Russia, Lovozero

Traditional experience hosted by Boris

09:00 UTC
45 minutes
From 2 to 15 guests
Hosted in English

What you'll do?

Different travel options in the Kola Peninsula for winter trips amateurs and Aurora hunters in one of the best place to watch and photograph the magnificent Northern Lights. This is a land of Saami people inhabit those places for centuries and that’s a great opportunity to combine nature and ethnic elements in one trip. Our trips start and finish in Lovo settlement – Saami capital of Russian Lapland (165 km south-east from Murmansk, about 2,5 h drive).

Tour #1

3 days tour

Accommodation: Guesthouse (apartments or cottage) or homestay in Lovo;

Tourist hostel 30 km from Lovo: 2,3,4 pers rooms, shared bathroom & toilet apart from the main building.

Activities: ski, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, reindeer and husky farm visiting etc…

Price: starts from 170 EUR/pers/day in a group of 3 pers minimum.

For 1-2 pers quotation, contact. please


 Tour #2

5 days trip to the remote Krasnoschelie settlement,  Kola reindeer capital, where Saami and Komi-Izhem people live together. Stay in the family-run guesthouse in a very welcoming atmosphere and delicious food with Northern and Saami delicacies: venison, vendace,  home baking etc…During 3 days stay, we’ll visit the local museum, ethnic center, walking around, reindeer sled riding, national ceremonies, and contests etc…

Transfer Lovo-Krasnoschelie and back performs by sledge drag towed by a snowmobile.

Price: 800 EUR/pers in a group of 4 pers minimum

For 1-3 pers quotation, contact. please

Tour #3 and other options:

Guiding and tailor-made trips for individuals or groups of tourists.


Season: January 15 – April 15;

Dates: On request

Boris's commitment to safety

This host committed to Sonema COVID-19-related safety and cleaning guidelines—including adhering to social distancing guidelines, practicing good hygiene, and ensuring that all participants wear a mask.