Coming December 29, 2016. Voyage to Russia and the Northern Lights in style and comfort. The Arctic Explorer by Private Train tour from the folks at MIR, a company specializing in travel in Russia, takes you on a journey starting in St. Petersburg, across the Arctic Circle into Norway, then back to Russia through Murmansk, Petrozavodsk, Vladimir, Suzdal, and culminating in Moscow. The grand Golden Eagle is the private train that will serve as your comfortable and exclusive mode of transport throughout this 12 day tour. Highlights include 4 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, visits to the Snow Hotel, St. Isaac’s Cathedral, the world’s first nuclear-powered icebreaker, a dog sled ride across the Northern Tundra, champagne and caviar New Year’s Eve celebrations, a sleigh ride, and explorations of Red Square and the Kremlin. An unparalleled experience to finish off the year and start 2017 with a bang!