Russia Aurora Lights in Murmansk: Aurora (or Northern) Lights – amazing in its beauty phenomenon of nature!
Its photos almost always cause controversy about the use of photoshop – so incredibly look iridescent colors in the night sky.
In fact, the Northern lights have long been studied. It’s just the glow of the upper rarefied layers of the atmosphere. Which is caused by the collision of charged particles with atoms.
But does this phenomenon become less exciting? No: both children and adults still perceive it as real magic.
Moscow: Monument to Peter the Great, Metro Tour , Moscow river, Christ the Savior Cathedral, Red Square, Sparrow hills viewpoint, Bolshoy Theater, GUM, Moscow University Saint-Petersburg: St. Isaac’s Square,the Bronze Horseman, the Admiralty, Winter Palace , the Field of Mars, Peter and Paul Fortress, Vasilevsky Island, Rostral columns, Stock Exchange building, Nevsky Prospekt and Church on Spilled Blood.
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Planning your First trek:
10:05 Arrival. Meeting at the airport with our guide
Transfer to the hotel. Check in the hotel
Check out from the hotel
14:00 – 20:00 Moscow City tour with Red Sqaure, Sparrow hills and Christ the Saviour Cathedral
Transfer to the airport
22:00 Flight to Murmansk
00:00 Arrival to Murmansk, check in to the hotel
15:00 Murmansk City tour with Ice Breaker Lenin visit
PM: First attempt of hunting Aurora light: heated bus, guide, professional photographer, tea, snakes, renting of warm clothes is included
If previous attempt to catch was success, then we will go to Saam village to their Iglu houses, will see their traditional life and will have reindeer sledge ride
If previous attempt was not success, then we will go for the Second attempt to see Aurora
Transfer to the airport
Flight to St.Petersburg
Transfer to hotel
City tour “St-Petersburg – Northern capital of Russia”
During a bus tour of St. Petersburg you will see St. Isaac's Square with the magnificent St. Isaac's Cathedral, the Bronze Horseman, the Admiralty, the ceremonial residence of the Russian emperors - Winter Palace, the Field of Mars. Then you will see Peter and Paul Fortress from inside, Vasilevskiy Island, Rostral columns, stock Exchange building
Kazan Cathedral Traveling through Europe, imperator Pavel Petrovich, was struck by the beauty and harmony of the Cathedral of St. Peter's in Rome and the square in front of it, surrounded by colonnades. In 1799, when he was come back to Russian Capital, St-Petersburg, he announced a competition to design the cathedral, which would replace the dilapidated church of the Nativity of the Virgin (popularly known as Kazan), built earlier on the same place. The church houses one of the most important relics of Russia - the miraculous icon of Our Lady of Kazan. The main condition of the competition was that the future temple will be similar to St-Peter’s Cathedral in Rome. Of all the works presented he have approved the project of the young talented architect Andrei Voronikhin.
Departure for Airport.