Hunting Aurora Borealis in Murmansk

Day Trips & Excursions in Northern European Russia

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Hunting for Aurora Borealis is definitely once in a lifetime experience. Since the ancient times the Northern Lights or Aurora Borealis beckoned the people by its mystical mysterious light, many legends and tales were created on this phenomenon.
Sami people, the indigenous inhabitants of the North, say that when a fox runs down the hills and waves its tail, you may see how the sparks of the snow rise to the sky forming this magical glow.We will do our best to organize your once in a lifetime tour and see Aurora Borealis. When booking the tour, please, provide all the dates, you will be available for the tour, as Aurora is unpredictable. We will check the forecasts and inform you about the best day to see the Northern Lights several days in advance *.Your adventure will start from St. Petersburg, where you will be met at your hotel and taken to the airport. The local flight will take you to Murmansk, the cityб which is located a stone throw from the polar circle. In Murmansk it will be time to hunt for the Aurora Borealis. Our experienced guide will take you to the best places to see this natural phenomenon. Don't forget to take your camera with you for the best shots. While human eye cannot appreciate all the colors of the lights, your camera can, so do not miss the opportunity to take unforgettable selfies. Hot local drinks and some snacks will be offered during the hunting.You will be taken back to the airport after the hunting to take the earliest flight back to your base in Saint Petersburg.If the weather or Aurora forecast will be bad, the tour will be cancelled and you will get 100% refund of your tour price.

What’s included

  • Airport/Departure Tax
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • National Park fees
  • All activities
  • Driver/guide
  • Local guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Snacks

What’s not included

  • Gratuities