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2015

Summer activities in Kirkenes


Activity

Price pr person

Duration

Comment

M x Tu x Wx Th x F x Sa x Su x

KS 1 Visit Andersgrotta –Kirkenes’ largest bomb-shelter

Nok 100,-

10.3011.00

Includes: Guiding in the Andersgrotta, film presentation

KS 6 Kirkenes sightseeing & Russian border On this tour you get, in only 2 hours an interesting summary about Kirkenes history, daily life, relationship to Russia, climate and much more. Guided tour through the town of Kirkenes and surroundings incl visit at viewpoints, the Russian border and the mining town. Several stops on our way for photographing. Your guide will provide information and answer your questions. Our last stop is the viewpoint ”Storfjell” where we get a nice view over the fjord. Personal tours with max 15 guests.

11.0011.30 18.0018.30

Meet by the gate of Andersgrotta Valid: 01.06. – 31.08.

0.5 hours

Nok 600,Children under 12 years: Nok 300,-

14.0016.00 2 hours

Includes: Transport, guide Minimum 2 persons, Maximum 15 persons Other departures on request Valid: 01.06. – 31.08.

Pasvikturist AS, Tel: +47 78 99 50 80 / +47 415 44 346 www.pasvikturist.no M x Tu x Wx Th x F x Sa x Su x

KS 32 Pasvik valley and visit at National Park Centre A guided trip by buss to Pasvik valley. The valley is one of the last wilderness areas in Europe. You get both, a nice nature experience and information about the interesting history of this area right beside Russia. We follow the Pasvik river (border river to Russia) all the way to Svanvik. Visit at the National Park Centre and the brown bear information Centre. Several stops along the way where you have good views of the river and to Russia (viewpoint ”Høyde 96”). Your guide will provide information and answer your questions. Personal tours with max 15 guests.

Nok 900,Children under 12 years: Nok 450,-

09.0012.30 3.5 hours

Minimum 2 persons Maximum 15 persons Other departures on request. Valid: 01.06. – 31.08.

Pasvikturist AS, Tel: +47 78 99 50 80 / +47 415 44 346 www.pasvikturist.no M x Tu x Wx Th x F x Sa x Su x

KS 39 Arctic Ocean, Russian border & the oldest mountain in Norway

Nok 900,-

The small village Grense Jakobselv is located close to the Arctic Sea. Only a narrow river separates the village from Russia. The tour to Grense Jakobselv is a wonderful nature experience and on a short scale you will experience fjord, mountains, the ocean and the fertile valley. Several stops on our way for photographing. Your guide will provide information and answer your questions. We will be passing the oldest mountains in Norway, a chapel from 1869, the vicar’s house and take a coffee break on a sandy beach by the Arctic Ocean. Are you tough enough to take a bath? Personal tours with max 15 guests. Pasvikturist AS, Tel: +47 78 99 50 80 / +47 415 44 346 www.pasvikturist.no

Children under 12 years: Nok 450,-

M=Monday, Tu=Tuesday, W=Wednesday, Th=Thursday, F=Friday, Sa=Saturday, Su= Sunday

Includes: Transport, guide, entrance fee, Lunch and visit at Husky farm can be included on pre-booking (Nok 1680,- pr person)

17.0020.30

Includes: Transport, guide, entrance fee, coffee/tea

3.5 hours

Minimum 2 persons Maximum 15 persons Other departures on request. Valid: 01.06. – 31.08.

Sightseeing trips by bus & guide

M x Tu x Wx Th x F x Sa x Su x

Andersgrotta is constructed beneath the bedrock in the centre of Kirkenes, a brilliantly well hidden location. We will show a 9 minute unique archive film, explaining why Kirkenes was bombed and how life as a civilian was during the war. Kirkenes Snowhotel, Tel: +47 78 97 05 40 www.kirkenessnowhotel.com

Short trips in Kirkenes

Day


Activity

Price pr person

Duration

Comment

M x Tu x Wx Th x F x Sa x Su x

KS 15 Safari by riverboat to the Russian borderline

Nok 1190,-

09.0012.30

Includes: Guide, transport from/to your local hotel, boat trip, warm outfit, rain poncho, lifejacket, meal as described in the program.

We visit Boris Gleb - An Icon of the Norwegian-Russian border history. You follow our riverboats from Kirkenes to our facility at the Russian borderline. We serve you cloudberries with cream, followed by coffee or tea. You'll learn that the cultural history of the Laplanders and the Orthodox church of Russia are closely connected to the border area. You'll be as close to the border that you can almost touch it! However, trespassing is illegal. Fully licensed. Souvenirs are available.

Children under 12 years: Nok 500,-

3.5 hours

Max 60 persons. Valid: 01.06. - 15.09.

Barents Safari – Incoming Kirkenes, Tel: +47 901 90 594 www.barentssafari.no

M x Tu x Wx Th x F x Sa x Su x

KS16 King Crab Safari by riverboat to the Russian borderline, with king crab meal

Nok 1490,-

Meet and eat the King crab from our crab pots, as we visit Boris Gleb - An Icon of the Norwegian-Russian border history. You follow our riverboats from Kirkenes to our facility at the Russian borderline. We serve you fresh King Crab with white wine, cloudberries with cream, followed by coffee/tea. While the crabs are being prepared, you'll learn that the cultural history of the Laplanders and the Orthodox church of Russia are closely connected to the border area. You'll be as close to the border that you can almost touch it! However, trespassing is illegal. Fully licensed. Souvenirs are available.

Children under 12 years: Nok 600,-

14.0017.00 18.00*21.00

Includes: Guide, transport from/to your local hotel, boat trip, warm outfit, rain poncho, lifejacket, meal as described in the program. Max 60 persons.

3 hours

*Minimum 3 persons. Valid: 01.06. - 15.09.

Barents Safari – Incoming Kirkenes, Tel: +47 901 90 594 www.barentssafari.no M Tu Wx Th F x Sa x Su x

KS 29 Idyllic riverboat safari in the very youngest part of Norway

Nok 1500,-

A memorable experience with our riverboat in the youngest part of Norway. The tour starts at Nordmo Farm, Holmfoss and goes along the Pasvik river to Skoltefoss. Here we are stopped by the dam near the Russian power plant, where the Skoltefoss used to roar. During the trip, we cross the national border, and sail on the Russian side of the river for a while – legally, without visa. We stop at Harefoss, where we enjoy a meal made of local ingredients.

Children under 12 years: Nok 750,-

Nordmo Gård Tel: +47 78 99 53 19 www.nordmogard.com

M=Monday, Tu=Tuesday, W=Wednesday, Th=Thursday, F=Friday, Sa=Saturday, Su= Sunday

16.00 21.00 5 hours

Includes: Guide, transport from/to Kirkenes or airport/Hurtigruten, boat trip and food. Minimum 2 persons Must be booked in advance Valid: 15.06. - 20.09.

Tours by riverboat

Day


Activity

Price pr person

Duration

Comment

M x Tu x Wx Th x F x Sa x Su x

KS 50 Midnight Sun Rafting Tour

Nok 1290,-

21.0023.30

Includes: Protective clothing

2.5 hours

Minimum 4 persons

M x Tu x Wx Th x F x Sa x Su x

Welcome to experience the Midnight Sun on the fjord. We cruise by our RIB boat along the fjord, have some nice photographic stops and observe the sealife, birds, and beutiful Midnight Sun. Kirkenes Snowhotel, Tel: +47 78 97 05 40 www.kirkenessnowhotel.com

KS 40 King Crab Rafting Safari

Valid: 15.06. - 24.07.

Nok 1500,-

Come and join us for a fantastic day on the water, and we will show you how to catch, prepare and most importantly EAT these giants. An experienced fisherman will take you for an unforgettable King Crab Fishing tour on a brand new RIB boat where we will cruise the Barents Sea to find the right place to anchor. You will be hands on deck to help pull up the King Crab cages from the depths. Your guide will take you back and serve your catch in a traditional renovated boat house by the fjord. You may eat as many King Crabs as you wish!

08.3011.30 13.0016.00 18.0021.00

Fishing trips / Fjord trips

Day

Includes: Protective clothing, huge king crab meal, boat tour Minimum 2 persons 18.00: Minimum 4 persons Valid: 10.05. - 20.10.

3 hours

Kirkenes Snowhotel, Tel: +47 78 97 05 40 www.kirkenessnowhotel.com M x Tu x Wx Th x F x Sa x Su x

KS 51 Sea Fishing in the Barents Sea

Nok 5000,-

This area has an abundance of birdlife and sea mammals such as the sea-eagle, porpoise, seals, and seabirds. When it comes to fishing, we guarantee a catch. Coal-fish, cod and haddock are the most common on each trip. From July there is a good chance to catch halibut. Our two RIB’s (Rigid Inflatable Boats) are certified for ocean safaris and are between 27 and 30 feet long and make a top speed of 40-62 knots. All our captains are certified (D5L) IMO 60 and complete regular safety training.

07.3011.30

Includes: Guide, transport, safety vest, survival suit, coffee/tea/chocolate

4 hours Minimum 2 persons Starting point: harbour Kirkenes centrum Valid: 01.05. - 30.09.

Kirkenes Snowhotel, Tel: +47 78 97 05 40 www.kirkenessnowhotel.com

KS 52 Huskies and reindeers in a beautiful Sandnesdalen Get known our lovely huskies and adorable reindeers! During the tour you have friendly husky dog leading the way, and we will make a nice hiking tour in a beautiful fjord area. Say hello for reindeers, and feed them with their favourite: lichen. After the tour picnic snack served for guests. This tour suits for those, who are interested in arctic animals, and their summer life. Kirkenes Snowhotel, Tel: +47 78 97 05 40 www.kirkenessnowhotel.com

M=Monday, Tu=Tuesday, W=Wednesday, Th=Thursday, F=Friday, Sa=Saturday, Su= Sunday

Nok 750,-

13.0015.30

Includes: Guide,Transport. Minimum 2 persons

2-2.5 hours

Starting point: Thon Hotel, Scandic Hotel, Snowhotel Valid: 01.06. - 30.08.

Huskies / Hiking

M x Tu x Wx Th x F x Sa x Su x


Activity

Price pr person

Duration

Comment

M x Tu x Wx Th x F x Sa x Su x

KS 35 Quad Safari (ATV) to the Russian border

Nok 1490,(per pers., 2 persons per ATV)

09.0012.00

Includes: Transport from/to Kirkenes, guide, quad ride, required outfit + helmet, coffee/tea and cookies

After we have picked you up (ca. 20 minutes prior departure) and introduced you to our safety instructions, will we start to the viewpoint Kjerringstupet, where you will learn more about the history and culture of this region. We also stop our quads at the iron ore mines at Sydvaranger, before we finally reach the Russian border at Skafferhullet, a former border crossing point, from where we can observe a Russian dwelling and a Russian chapel. At today’s border crossing between Russia & Norway, Storskog, we will have a break with coffee/tea. We will return to Kirkenes via Prestefjellet, viewpoint over Kirkenes and the harbour.

Nok 1790,(per pers., 1 person per ATV) Driving licence required!

14.0017.00 18.0021.00

Children should be at least 12 years old to be a passenger on the ATV.

3 hours

Valid: 01.05. - 30.09.

14.0019.00

Includes: Transport from/to Kirkenes, guide, quad ride, required outfit + helmet, coffee/tea and cookies.

Quad safaris

Day

Ulf Hildonen AS – Incoming Kirkenes, Tel.: +47 908 88 415 www.barentssafari.no M x Tu x Wx Th x F x Sa x Su x

KS 36 Quad Safari (ATV) in the Pasvik Valley After we have picked you up (ca. 20 minutes prior departure) and introduced you to our safety instructions, will we start into the Siberian Taiga Forest. We stop at a bear’s cave and visit the Hight 96, where we can have a look at the Russian city Nikel and a coffee/tea break. Then will we drive to Svanvik, where we visit the Øvre Pasvik National Park Center, the Svanvik Chapel, and the border river between Norway and Russia. Return to Kirkenes. Ulf Hildonen AS – Incoming Kirkenes, Tel.: +47 908 88 415 www.barentssafari.no

Nok 1990,(per pers., 2 persons per ATV)

5 hours Nok 2490,(per pers., 1 person per ATV)

Children should be at least 12 years old to be a passenger on the ATV.

Driving licence required!

Valid: 01.05. - 30.09. Other departure times on request.

M x Tu x Wx Th x F x Sa x Su x

KS 37 Quad (ATV) Midnight Sun Safari, Barents Sea After we have picked you up (ca. 20 minutes prior to departure) and introduced you to our safety instructions, will we first drive to Storskog, the official border crossing point between Russia and Norway. Then we will pass a wild and fascinating mountain scenery, drive along the small border river between Russia and Norway, where we can see watch towers and boundary posts. And finally will we reach the Barents Sea and a former settlement, called Grense Jakobselv with the King Oscar II’s stone chapel. We will enjoy a little coffee/tea break before we head back to Kirkenes.

Nok 1990,(per pers., 2 persons per ATV)

20.0001.00 5 hours

Nok 2490,(per pers., 1 person per ATV)

Includes: Transport from/to Kirkenes, guide, quad ride, required outfit + helmet, coffee/tea and cookies. Children should be at least 12 years old to be a passenger on the ATV.

Driving licence required!

Valid: 01.05. - 30.09.

M x Tu x Wx Th x F x Sa x Su x

KS 43 Husky Safari on wheels We take you to the historical Sollia, where we have our kennel. We make ready a team of dogs, and head out into the mountain. Feel the breeze of the autumn air, and enjoy the colours of the nature on the way. After a short stop for the dogs in our wilderness camp, we head back to Sollia. Note: Sollia has accommodation in cabins and apartments. Sollia Gjestegård, Tel.: +47 78 99 08 20 www.storskog.no

M=Monday, Tu=Tuesday, W=Wednesday, Th=Thursday, F=Friday, Sa=Saturday, Su= Sunday

Nok 1250,-

Pickup on request, daytime

Includes: Transport, suitable clothing. Minimum 2 persons

3 hours Valid: 15.08. - 30.10.

Husky tours

Ulf Hildonen AS – Incoming Kirkenes, Tel.: +47 908 88 415 www.barentssafari.no


Welcome to Kirkenes

Booking and information

The frontier town at 70°North 30°East There is a whole range of activities waiting for you in the frontier town of Kirkenes. Join one or more of the scheduled trips and excursions offered and gain an insight into the rich culture and history of this region. Visit the surroundings and experience the fantastic nature we have! • Kirkenes and the municipality of Sør-Varanger has approximately 10.000 inhabitants. Finnmark is Norway’s northernmost county, and it is the largest in Norway

Excursions can be booked: • At the hotel reception • At the office Pasvikturist AS in pedestrian zone, Dr. Wesselsgate 9 • Through the operators We recommend to book the excursions latest one day in advance. • Cancelling: Booked activities must be cancelled one day in advance, before 3 pm, if not you will have to pay 100% of the price (other cancelling rules for groups)

• Kirkenes is as far east as Istanbul and Cairo, and as far north as Point Barrow in Alaska.

• We recommend bringing warm clothes/good shoes along. On most of the excursions warm clothes are incl. in the price.

• The Midnight sun can be seen in Kirkenes from the 18th May until the 26th July.

• The operators have the right to cancel excursions in case of bad weather/driving conditions.

• The average temperatures in Kirkenes are: May +5º C, June +8º C, July +14º C, August +11º C.

• Some activities run all year, please check each activity.

• Sights in Kirkenes: The Borderland Museum and Savio Museum, Andersgrotta, Russian monument, monument «Mothers in war», viewpoint Prestefjell. • Shopping: Kirkenes has a wide selection of shops and services, as well as a shopping center, «AMFI Kirkenes», where you will find among other things the pharmacy and the liquor store. Please ask for a city map for more information.

• Some activities include a meal. They are signed with the symbol knife and fork. • All tours depart from Kirkenes and transport from/to Kirkenes is incl. in the price. Other places of departure on request (hotel, harbour, airport etc.). • We can take no responsibility for any possible errors or lack of information. Changes (prices, time of departure..) may also have been made after the brochure was printed.

• Restaurants: Scandic Hotel, Thon Hotel, Ritz, Surf & Turf, Shang Hai, Pizzeria Siciliana, Gapahuken Restaurant, Gabba Restaurant, Birks Restaurant. • Accommodation: Scandic Hotel, Thon Hotel, Barents Frokosthotel, Hotel Wessel, Sollia Guesthouse, Birks Guesthouse, as well as private accomodation and cabin rental. • Bars and pubs: Ritz, Ofelas, Surf & Turf, Rallarn Pub. • Other activities: Cinema, swimming pool, fitness center, hiking, fishing and hunting.

More information about Kirkenes:

www.kirkenesinfo.no


Gapahuken Restaurant Sollia Gjestegård

Kulinariske, lokale retter: Kongekrabbe, reinfilet, havlaks m.m. Culinary, local dishes: King crab, reindeer fillet, arctic salmon and more. Adr: Storskog/Sollia • Tel: +47 789 90820 • www.storskog.no Åpent/open: 15/6-29/8. Tirs-Søn*/Tues-Sun* 16-22 (*15-19)

t? e to spend the nigh Do you need a plac Up to 12 persons (incl. annex)

Nordmo GÅRD

DAILY TOURS:

Phone: 924 87 787

78 99 53 19

at 09.00, 14.00, 18.00 and 20.00

BOOKING: Ulf Hildonen tel 908 88 415, or Hotel Reception Your tour operator with 25 years experience

www.pasvikturist.no

All excursions in Kirkenes can be booked at your local booking office: www.pasvikturist.no

Pasvikturist AS Pedestrian zone in the centre town Dr. Wesselsgate 9 Open Mon-Fri 8.30 - 16.00 Phone: +47 78 99 50 80 Your tour operator with 25 years experience


Visit Fjøset! Enjoy a meal in our renovated barn, located

in idyllic Sandnesdalen, 15 mins from Kirkenes.

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NORDMO GĂ…RD wishes you welcome to a riverboat trip on the Pasvik River this summer!

Summer Summer at at Thon! Thon!

Enjoy the Midnight Sun from your window table in our A'la Carte Enjoy the Midnight Sun from your window table in our A'la Carte restaurant: open every day restaurant: every day from 18:00 (17:00open on Sunday) to 22:30. from 18:00 (17:00 on Sunday) to 22:30. Bar menu is available from Monday to Saturday Bar menu is available Monday to Saturday 11:00from - 23:00 11:00 - 23:00 When the sun is shining we will heat up the BBQ in the evenings the sunour is shining will heat upa great the BBQ in the evenings toWhen accompany outsidewe bar; creating atmosphere perfect to accompany our outside bar; and creating a great for relaxing enjoying life!atmosphere perfect for relaxing and enjoying life! Come for a coffee or a 3 course meal... ComeWe for will a coffee or a 3 for course be waiting you!meal... We will be waiting for you!

Visit us on www.nordmogard.com Johan Knutsensgt. 11, N-9900 Kirkenes Telefon 78 97 10 50 kirkenes@thonhotels.no thonhotels.nokirkenes


HAVE A GREAT STAY IN THE HEART OF KIRKENES

Book your stay: Web: www.scandichotels.com/kirkenes Mail: kirkenes@scandichotels.com Tel: +47 78 99 59 00 Visit address: Scandic Kirkenes, Kongensgate 1-3, NO-9900 Kirkenes, Norway

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Cover photos: Kirkenes Snowhotel, Barents Safari. Graphic production: Dagfinn Hansens Trykkeri AS, 9900 Kirkenes

Welcome to Scandic Kirkenes! Visit our restaurant & bar, or enjoy our spa with indoor pool, traditional sauna, steam room and solarium.

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