Table of contents:
- Russian North - a new look at the usual vacation
- Tundra of the Kola Territory - natural beauty
- Recreation centers in Apatity
- Recreation center "Lesnaya" in Apatity
- Tourist base "Fires of Imandra"
- Recreation center "Berloga"
- What to see around Khibiny?
Rest is needed by everyone. And in order to fully relax, residents of large and small cities tend to leave their usual place and surrender to the power of the enchanting power of life in the bosom of nature.
This article describes the most popular recreation centers near Apatity in the Murmansk region.
Russian North - a new look at the usual vacation
In recent years, there has been great interest in the Russian tundra, which is represented on the territory of Russia in the Murmansk region and other regions located in the northern part of the country, from the Ural Mountains to the Pacific Ocean. However, the Kola Peninsula is the only place in the European part of the country shrouded in lichens and mosses, with breathtaking polar nights and days and the incomparable beauty of the northern lights.
Tundra of the Kola Territory - natural beauty
Having had enough of rest at the popular all-inclusive resorts of the world, the citizens of our great country are looking for new experiences in the vastness of Russia. The Kola Peninsula has recently become such a travel destination. After the movie premiere"Leviathan" became known to the general public about these lands, and tourists poured in a stormy stream to develop the native lands of the Sami.
No wonder, because in summer you can watch the sun walk across the sky around the clock without setting the horizon, and in hot years you can even swim in local lakes. A wide variety of tourist routes allows you to get to know the flora and fauna well. Winter is notable for the polar night. This is a completely opposite state, when for forty days the sun does not heat this northern land. But here at this time you can watch the northern lights, arranging a real hunt to see this spectacle at least once.
Recreation centers in Apatity
The foothills of the Khibiny is the very center of the Murmansk region. Nearby are the cities of Kirovsk and Apatity, and in the southern part of the massif there is the largest lake in the region, which is called Imandra. Numerous recreation centers are located here on the shore, providing a full range of services for a comfortable stay on vacation.
Usually camp sites are several cottages, each of which has from two to five rooms with comfortable furniture, a bathroom and a cozy atmosphere. The houses are equipped with wireless Internet, their own kitchen with the necessary utensils.
Summer here allows you to practice water sports, swim in the northern lake and, of course, the famous fishing. Whitefish, char, grayling, brown trout and other types of fish are caught in Imandra. Winter leisure can be brightened upcross-country skiing, skiing in Kirovsk, snowmobiling and dog sledding.
Recreation center "Lesnaya" in Apatity
The houses of this tourist base are located 6 kilometers from Apatit. Vacationers here will offer accommodation in independent cottages with several bedrooms, equipped kitchen for self-catering, modern flat-screen TV with cable channels, there is also a grill area and free Wi-Fi.
Away from the bustle of the city, a wonderful atmosphere has been created for a pleasant stay in a noisy company or for a family. Surrounded by forest, the houses are made in Scandinavian style and look attractive in their simplicity and comfort.
The distance from the recreation center "Lesnaya" in Apatity to Murmansk airport is 187 kilometers, to the railway station in Apatity - 7.5 kilometers.
Tourist base "Fires of Imandra"
Located next to Lake Imandra and Apatity, the recreation center "Ogni Imandra" has at its disposal four houses of various capacities. The "Big House" is designed for 18 beds, the slightly smaller "Russian Chalet" can accommodate up to 8 people, the "Hunting House" can accommodate up to 8 people, and the "Small House" - up to 4 people.
Beautiful panoramic views of the lake and the Khibiny open from the large territory of the base. The main entertainment that can be offered here is fishing in any season, snowmobiling, relaxing inauthentic dwellings of local residents - kuvaksah, a bathhouse with an ice hole, water sports in the summer season.
Another advantage of recreation at the base "Imandra" in Apatity is a flexible pricing policy. So, for example, the minimum cost of the largest house on weekdays is 17,000 rubles, and on weekends - 20,000 rubles per day. An interactive mini-zoo is organized on the territory, which will undoubtedly appeal to both adults and children.
Recreation center "Berloga"
Surrounded by picturesque mountains and a large lake, the recreation center "Berloga" is located near Apatity. The vast territory of the complex of three hectares allows you to feel yourself far from civilization and dusty cities. Primordial nature seems to turn off the mind from the daily hustle and bustle. For guests here are offered several comfortable cottages, which can be rented as a whole or a room.
A large house with three rooms, a common room and an equipped kitchen accommodates up to 12 people, each room has four separate beds. The banquet hall for up to 15 people has a flat-screen cable TV and karaoke. The two-story guest house with three rooms and an open veranda also has its own kitchen with a refrigerator, stove and microwave, as well as a common living room with a flat-screen TV and karaoke. Away from the entire infrastructure of the base there is a guest house, which is rented by the day. The rent includes the use of a tent equipped with a hearth where you can cook in an authentic atmosphere.food. The house has two rooms with a kitchen and a bathroom, as well as a wood-burning stove.
The recreation center in Apatity "Berloga" is very popular due to the fact that it has its own cafe, so guests do not have to worry about cooking, but you can enjoy the rest of the entire stay. A Russian bath with an ice hole will help you relax and fill your body with life-giving energy.
What to see around Khibiny?
It's worth starting with the Khibiny themselves. In the summer, you can go on a radial one-day hike to one of the gorges and admire the beautiful views from the highest mountains of the Murmansk region. In winter, here, not far from the recreation centers in Apatity, guests and residents of the city are offered to go skiing, snowboarding or cheesecakes. Numerous events and festivals held on the territory of the complex will not let you get bored.
Worth a visit "Sam-Syit. Sami village". Get acquainted with the life of the Saami - local residents, ride a reindeer or dog sled or feed the animals. It also offers snowmobiling, quad biking, taking pictures in national clothes and tasting local cuisine.
Many recreation centers in Apatity offer vacationers to brighten up their leisure time outside the territory. It is worth contacting the administrator for local attractions in the area.