Kukisvumchorr Path (tour No. 1)

Beautiful short and easy radial tour along the glacier valley of Kukisvum.

  • Duration: 1,5 hours
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Age requirement: 4+
  • Length of the route: 25 km
  • Cost: from 2300 roubles
  • Start of the tour: Kirovsk, the Snowmobile Center
  • Finish point: Kirovsk, the Snowmobile Center
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Description

This is our shortest and lowest-cost tour  

Botanical Gardens Kukisvumchorr Path, Lake Serdtsevidnoye (heart-shaped)

A beautiful, short, and not difficult tour along the glacier valley of Kukisvum to the Kukisvumchorr Path (479m) that connects the South and North parts of Khibiny.

The tour ends at the Serdtsevidnoye Lake, from where one can get a good view onto the Kuniyok River valley. In winter the water level in the lake falls greatliy, and ice frozen before the fall, while water level was still high, forms a unusually shaped ice belt. And on our way back well do a speed circle on the ice of Maly Vudyavr lake.

That tour is for everyone. Children are welcomed. About 25km long, it lasts 1.5 to 2 hours.

Cost per person, in roubles:

  • two riders per snowmobile: 2300 rub.*
  • one rider per snowmobile: 2700 rub.*

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

For organized group from Asian countries (China, India, Malaysia, Taiwan etc.) the tour is done in the one person per snowmobile version, and the cost is 3700 rubles per person. 

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.