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Dmitry Doronin

A passionate traveller who fell in love with Arctic

My story

My name is Dmitry and I'm the one who fell in love with Russian North and totally changed my life to stay here! I was born in Kamchatka and during my life I lived in diferent places of Russia: Khabarovsk, Kostroma, Kaluga, Moscow and now I live Murmasnk. My dream travel has started in 2015 when me and my wife left prestigious well paid jobs in Moscow and went to a trip that changed our lives forever. Kola Peninsula was one of our first destivations and I really fell in love with this place. I love the beauty of nordic nature, mighty of Arctic ocean, our beautiful lakes and rivers, diversity of seafood, plenty of different snow activies and breathtaking dances of Aurora Borealis in the sky! Kola Peninsula took my heart forever! And we are looking forward to meet you here to show you the North that we love.

What do I do here?

Before becoming a tour guide I graduated Moscow Automotive University and got a Master degree in engineering. But time passed and I started to feel that working with people is much more interesting than working with mechanisms. And as travelling was always one of my passions - I decided to become a tour guide. I'm passionate traveler and nature lover. And I like to meet new people from all over the world. And also I like to get new skills and experiences, so every year I try to get at least 1 more new :-) So now I've already tried parachuting, scuba diving, banjee jumping, horse riding, paragliding, snowboarding, snowmobiling, zip-line, hiking, rafting and still counting :-) Here in Murmansk I'm a leader of guides' team and we will be happy to show you beauties of the north!

What's the best of my city?

- Plenty of good restaurants and Diversity of Arctic food (king crab, sea urchins, scallops, fish, reindeer meat). - Different local liqueurs with tundra berries - Beauty and divercity of nature (mountains, tundra, lakes and rivers, forests, ocean, Aurora Borealis) - World War II history

My tours secret sauce

Well, I think there are just few people in the world who fell in love with the North strong enough to move here from comfortable life in big city :-) And I will be happy to share this love and passion with you! I will show you the North how I see it with my eyes and through my feelings. But be careful, you can fall in love with North as well, and it can be forever :-D P.S. I'm quite good photographer who will take photos of you in the most beautiful places! But who cares about it when we are talking about love and passion ;-)

Places of Interest
Nature and Parks
I also provide
Road Trip
Travel Planning


This flat fee is effective for up to 4 travellers, applied for every localie and destination you choose. 5+ is twice the standard rate.

Whole day


For a full day, it is about 8 hours of activities together with our locals.

½ day


Your ½ day walk with one of our local takes half a day usually takes 4-5 hours.

Discover Murmansk with Dmitry Doronin

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