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Kirkenes Package: 2 nights/3 days included accommodation, Kirkenes sightseeing, Russian border. King Crab Safari.

DAY 1: Individual arrival in Kirkenes by plane or Costal Steamer (Hurtigrute)
Pick up at hotel 13.00
13.00 – 15.00 KIRKENES SIGHTSEEING & RUSSIAN BORDER A guided trip by bus to the Russian border and to the iron ore mines in Bjørnevatn. Our first stop is “Skafferhullet”, the historical border crossing between Norway and Russia. We visit the border and have a glance at the Russian community of Boris Gleb on the other side.Your guide will provide information on the various historical events which took place in this area.We continue to the mining town Bjørnevatn which has gone through dramatic changes the last years.The mines were closed in 1996 and will reopen again in 2009. Here we gain an insight into 90 years of mining history. We continue our trip to the viewpoint “Storfjell” where we get a nice view over the fjord.
Accommodation at Rica Hotel, Rica Arctic Hotel or Thon Hotel in Kirkenes

DAY 2:
Breakfast. Time on your own. We suggest to book some optional activities.
Pick up from hotel at 14.00
14.00 – 17.00 EXCURSION: King Crab fishing in the fjord. Trip by open boat. We start from the harbour in Kirkenes to catch the huge Red King crab. Take the crab up and feel it. Enjoy a tasty King Crab lunsj, in a fisherman`s house/or by the sea restaurant: the freshest King Crab ever. Normal health condition required

DAY 3: Breakfast, check out and individual departure

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Categories

  • Nature attractions Nature attractions
  • Guided tours Guided tours
  • Family activities Family activities
  • Wildlife safari Wildlife safari

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5/10/2013 - 10/20/2013
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Kirkenes Summer Package

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Kirkenes Package: 2 nights/3 days included accommodation, Kirkenes sightseeing, Russian border. King Crab Safari. DAY 1: Individual arrival in...

Kirkenes Summer Package

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