The tundra park: the authentic culture of the Sami
The tundra park opened on the Kola Peninsula for those who are interested in all kinds of mysteries. Here you will have the opportunity to get acquainted with the authentic culture and history of the Sami. During the excursion to this fantastic place, you will immerse yourself in the enchanting silence of the north and see the real beauty of the local nature. It is worth leaving noisy metropolises. Here you will have an opportunity to spend some time alone with nature and to restore your strength. In Russia, you can find a large number of nationalities that have managed to preserve their authentic culture. One of such nationalities is the Sami.
What can you see in this mysterious Arctic place?
The tundra park offers:
•to get acquainted with Sami legends and history;
•to meet real shamans and to take part in the rite that will ensure the fulfilment of your inmost wish;
•to watch squirrels;
•to meet reindeer;
•to make photos in the national costume of the northern nationality;
•to taste cranberry pie and special herbal tea that helps to restore the health;
•to spend some time in the real Sami chum;
•to make a trip by snowmobile (in winter).
You must admit that this beautiful place is worth visiting.
What for should you come to this precious place?
Living in metropolises, full of noise and bustle, is destructive to one’s health. That`s why, in order to recover strength, one should regularly make nature trips. You can find the real nature in the tundra park that is located by the river in the central part of the Kola Peninsula. Locals and tourists often come here with friends and relatives in order to have a rest at the weekend. Parents take their kids there in order to show them the unusual beauty of this place and to inculcate the love of the Arctic into them. They will always remember this exciting trip.
The peculiarities of the programme
During our excursion you will learn the most fascinating facts about the life of this ancient northern nationality.
Our programme includes:
•visiting traditional buildings and getting acquainted with local customs;
•meeting friendly reindeer;
•taking part in the rites held by shamans in order to ensure the fulfilment of inmost wishes;
•learning interesting details about the life and routine of locals;
•immersing yourself in the atmosphere of a chum (it is covered with deer skins on the inside) and warming yourself at the fire located in the centre of the construction;
•talking to the manager of the park who will tell you about the history, culture and traditions of the Sami;
•enjoying a cup of vitamin herbal tea and a piece of cranberry pie in the warm and cosy atmosphere of the guest home.
But the most important point is that you will have the opportunity to feel the spirit of the Arctic.
-Services of a professional guide;
-Guide’s advice and recommendations;
-En-route excursion to the tundra park;
-Entrance ticket to the tundra park;
-Transport services: Murmansk-the tundra park-Murmansk.
To be met by a guide in your hotel,please specify its name and address in your comments when paying.
Documents to take along: passport (ID) or copy. Other recommended items: a camera, suitable clothing and shoes for the weather.
Tourists’ safety provision follows the requirements of All-Union State Standard (GOST Р 5064494)
Tour Confirmation Within 2 Hours
Tour confirmation and a voucher are sent to your e-mail within 2 hours after making a reservation.
No cancellation fees more than 72 hours in advance
Reservation changes can be processed up to 3 days (72 hours) prior to the start of a tour. In case cancellations are carried out more than 72 hours in advance, 100 % of the total cost of a tour is refunded. If reservation is cancelled within 24-72 hours prior to the start of a tour, 50 % of its total cost is refunded. If reservation is cancelled less than 24 hours in advance, no refund is granted.