The Charm of Kuelporr (tour No.2)

An inexpensive, a fairly easy, and an interesting tour to the north part of the Khibiny Mountains, with a lunch in the Kuelporr guesthouse.

  • Duration: 3-4 hours
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Age requirement: 4+
  • Length of the route: 45 km
  • Cost: from 5000 roubles
  • Start of the tour: Kirovsk, the Snowmobile Center
  • Finish point: Kirovsk, the Snowmobile Center
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Description

An inexpensive, a fairly easy, and an interesting tour to the north part of the Khibiny Mountains, with a lunch in the Kuelporr guesthouse.

Botanical Gardens Kukisvumchorr Path, Lake Serdtsevidnoye (heart-shaped)  Monitoring and Rescue Center

A spectacular, neither long nor difficult radial tour along the glacier valley of Kukisvum, over the Kikisvumchorr path (479 meters), and down the Kuniyok river valley. The final point of the tour is the famous Control and Rescue Center of the Ministry of Emergencies. A small outpost of the Rescue Service was set up to ensure the safety of tourists in the mountains. This place is no less famous than Hostel 11 in the Elbrus Mountains.

That tour is for everyone. Children are welcomed. About 45km long, it lasts 3 to 4 hours. 

Cost per person, in roubles:

  • two riders per snowmobile: 5000 rub.
  • one rider per snowmobile: 5500 rub.

The cost includes: snowmobile rental, fuel, full set of equipment (overalls, helmet, balaclava, boots, gloves), and a guide to assist you. 

To book this tour please call +7(921)514-75-55 !

Program

One-day snowmobile tour starting from Kirovsk is offered from November 15 to May 15 daily from 10am to 8pm. 

Call +7(921)514-75-55, and well help you decide which tour suits you most.

How to get

Start of the tour: Kirovsk, the Snowmobile Center

The Kola Expeditions Snowmobile Center is located in the outskirts of Kirovsk next door to the Snow Village, behind the Tirvas sanatorium (the Botanical Gardens District, 25th kilometer).

It is easiest to get there by taxi. Follow the diagram.


Our telephone number: +7 (921) 514-75-55



Finish point: Kirovsk, the Snowmobile Center

Equipment

Before we get moving you will receive the required equipment: overalls, helmets, and special footwear. After that all the participants will hear avalanche safety instructions and get a short lesson on snowmobile operation. During the instruction process the guide sits behind the tour participant, helping him or her.

After the equipment is selected and the basics of operating a snowmobile are learned, which takes 30 to 50 minutes (depending on the number of participants), the tour starts.  The snowmobiles move in a file following the instructors. The distance between snowmobiles must be from 15 to 100 meters. One can stop during the tour to view the surroundings and take photos.


Terms of participation

Main rules of riding the snowmobile:

  • One cannot operate the snowmobile while inebriated
  • No passing by riding the snowmobile on unpacked snow or failing to maintain distance.
  • Children younger than 16 cannot operate the snowmobile.
  • No operating the snowmobile without the protective helmet.
  • Pursuing wild animals with the snowmobile is absolutely forbidden.

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