Holy Triangle: Kizhi, Valaam and Solovki, 7 days

All the pearls of Karelia in a seven-day tour! 

On an educational journey through the Russian North, there will be: Kizhi and Valaam Islands, Ruskeala Mountain Park and a walk along the White Sea, as well as the Solovetsky Islands. 

We will get acquainted with the history of this region and the beauty of the northern nature.

The program received the certificate "Made in Karelia".

Location

Petrozavodsk
from
US$ 721
+ tickets to the starting point of the tour
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Duration
7 Days
6 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 20 – 26 Jun
    • 27 Jun – 3 Jul
    • 4 – 10 Jul
    • 11 – 17 Jul
    • 18 – 24 Jul
or
Accommodation
  • Hotel
    2 nights
  • or
    Camp Site, Hotel
    2 nights
  • Camp Site
    2 nights
Comfort
  • Midscale
  • Upscale
Difficulty
Easy
For any person
Group
Up to 50 people
Minimum age
7 years old
Group meet at
Petrozavodsk
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Weekdays: 8am - 8pm
Weekends: 8am - 7pm (GMT +3)
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Tour highlights

All the pearls of Karelia in a seven-day tour
You will get acquainted with the history of this region and its key places
The nature of the region
Let's admire the beauty of the northern nature
Marble Quarry
Let's go on a tour of the Ruskeala Mountain Park

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Excursion to the capital of Karelia, Kizhi Island

    We meet our dear guests at the Petrozavodsk railway station upon arrival of train No. 18 ~07:50, under the steeple from the platform. The guide greets you with a sign "Holy Triangle".

    • Tourists who arrived on earlier trains or on their own transport approach the meeting place.
    • If tourists arrive later (train No. 92), a meeting at the railway station and a free transfer will be arranged for them to meet the group on the route. In this case, tourists have breakfast on their own.

    Breakfast in a cozy cafe.

    A tour of the capital of Karelia. 

    Petrozavodsk is the younger brother of St. Petersburg, born with him in the same year. It was founded in 1703 by Peter the Great.

    You will get acquainted with the historical center, the monument to Peter I, the governor's Park.

    A promenade along the beautiful city embankment along Lake Onega, where there is a collection of original sculptures located in the open air.

    Excursion to Kizhi Island, the pearl of Karelian wooden architecture (duration of the trip is 7 hours).

    A trip by Meteor along Lake Onega to Kizhi Island (1 hour and 30 minutes on the way).

    Visit the famous open-air museum, where a unique collection of monuments of wooden architecture is collected.

    You will see the 22nd Transfiguration Church after restoration, visit the interiors of the Church of the Intercession of the Virgin and the ethnographic exposition in the peasant hut, where traditional peasant crafts are demonstrated.

    Return to Petrozavodsk.

    Supper.

    Accommodation at the selected hotel after the end of the excursion program.

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  • Day 2 - Ruskeala Mountain Park. Excursion to Valaam (for an additional fee)
  • Day 3 - To the north of Karelia to the White Sea
  • Day 4 - Sightseeing walking tour of Solovetsky To the Kremlin
  • Day 5 - Free day. Additional excursions (optional)
  • Day 6 - Bus tour "Mount Sekirnaya. The Holy Ascension Monastery." The Botanical Garden
  • Day 7 - End of the program
Difficulty
For any person

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Hotel
    2 nights
  • or
    Camp Site, Hotel
    2 nights
  • Camp Site
    2 nights
Comfort
  • Midscale
  • Upscale

The tour includes accommodation in hotels and in a tourist complex.

The cost of the tour for 1 person, depending on the accommodation, RUB.:

  • Solovetskaya Sloboda Hotel on Solovki
 Double room
placement
Single room
placement
Additional place
Severnaya Hotel 4* +
The Berth tourist complex +
Solovetskaya Sloboda Hotel
64 20085 40053 000
Hotel "Zarechnaya" 3* +
The Berth tourist complex +
Solovetskaya Sloboda Hotel
64 40085 90051 900
Hotel "Peter Inn" 4* +
The Berth tourist complex +
Solovetskaya Sloboda Hotel
64 30085 40052 500
  • Solovki Hotel on Solovki
 Double room
placement
Single room
placement
Additional place
Severnaya Hotel 4* +
The Berth tourist complex +
The Solovki Hotel
64 80086 70053 000
Hotel "Zarechnaya" 3* +
The Berth tourist complex +
The Solovki Hotel
64 90087 20051 900
Hotel "Peter Inn" 4* +
The Berth tourist complex +
The Solovki Hotel
64 90086 80052 500

Additional payment for foreign citizens (including citizens of Belarus), self—payment upon check-in at the Berth t/c - 500 rubles /person. 

Discounts:

  • a child under 9 years old inclusive — 2,500 rubles/person.;
  • a child from 10 to 16 years old — 1,800 rubles/person.;
  • without the last night in Kem (when leaving by night train on the day of return from Solovki):
    • in a double room — 1,500 rubles/person.;
    • in a single room — 3,000 rubles/person.;
    • for additional information. place — 1,200 rubles/person.

You can specify the accommodation requirements: DBL (2-bed room with one bed) or TWIN (2-bed room with two separate beds).

Hotel "Zarechnaya" 3* or Hotel "Peter Inn Petrozavodsk" 4* or 2 nights
Hotel "Zarechnaya" 3*

The two-storey hotel building is located in the historical center of Petrozavodsk next to the Lososinka River and Spartak Stadium, less than 2 km from Lake Onega, and offers spacious rooms with free Wi-Fi.

A buffet breakfast is served every morning in the breakfast room. In the evening, guests can relax and socialize in a cafe with an LCD TV and karaoke.

The premises of the Zarechnaya Hotel were completely renovated in 2009 and equipped in accordance with modern requirements of the hospitality industry.

The rooms are fitted with carpeted floors, a flat-screen TV, a work desk and a private bathroom. Other amenities include a bathrobe with slippers, an iron, an electric kettle and a refrigerator.

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Another option
Hotel "Peter Inn Petrozavodsk" 4*

The first and only international chain hotel in Petrozavodsk. It is located in the very center of the city, next to the railway station building.

180 spacious rooms of 4 different categories, including rooms for people with disabilities. The two-storey Paulaner Brewery restaurant offers guests Bavarian cuisine and freshly brewed unfiltered beer.

Category "Guest room":Wi-Fi, individual climate control, satellite TV with channels in Russian and foreign languages, shower, comfortable desk, telephone, safe, hairdryer.

Comfortable room category: tea and coffee making facilities in the room, free mineral water, iron and ironing board in the room, bathrobe and slippers in the room, Wi-Fi, satellite TV with channels in Russian and foreign languages, comfortable desk, telephone, safe, bathroom amenities, hairdryer, individual climate control.

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Another option
Severnaya Hotel

It is located in the business and cultural center of Petrozavodsk and has convenient transport links to all areas of the city. Within a 15-minute walk from the hotel there are railway and river stations, airport ticket offices, theaters and cinemas, the embankment of Lake Onega, many shops.

Accommodation options:

  • One-room single room with a single bed. Room facilities: TV, mini-bar / refrigerator, bathroom, telephone.
  • One-room double room with one double bed or two separate beds. Room facilities: TV, bathroom, mini-bar / refrigerator, telephone.
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The Solovki Hotel or Solovetskaya Sloboda Hotel 2 nights
Tourist complex "Berth" 2 nights

Tour conditions

Group
up to 50 tourists
Minimum age
7 years old
Duration
7 days 6 nights
Group meets at
Petrozavodsk

Included in price

  • accommodation in rooms of the selected category (2 nights in Petrozavodsk, 2 nights in Kem, 2 nights in Solovki);
  • meals according to the program (7 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 1 dinner);
  • excursions: 
    • overview of Petrozavodsk;
    • Kizhi Museum-Reserve;
    • Ruskeala Mountain Park;
    • Kivach Nature Reserve;
    • The White Sea-Baltic Canal;
    • 3 excursions on Solovki: sightseeing tour of the Solovetsky Kremlin, Mount Sekirnaya. Holy Ascension Hermitage, Botanical Garden;
  • transportation services according to the program (bus, water);
  • the work of a guide and an accompanying person all days according to the program.

Paid extra

  • air and railway tickets to Petrozavodsk and back from Kemi;
  • meals not specified in the tour program;
  • excursion "The Marvelous island of Valaam":
    • adult — 5,500 rubles/person.;
    • a child under 12 years of age — 2,800 rubles/person.;
    • children under 6 years old — free of charge (upon presentation of a birth certificate);
  • visit to the specially protected natural area "Valaam Archipelago" — 100 rubles/person (paid independently on the spot);
  • excursion "Sights of Bolshoy Zayatsky Island" — 1,300 rubles/person.;
  • walking tour "The history of the Solovetsky special purpose camp. 1923-1939." — 700 rubles / person.;
  • Long Bay boat trip:
    • adult — 2,500 rubles/person.; 
    • child 3-10 years old — 2,000 rubles/person.;
  • boat trip to Malaya Muksalma island — 3,500 rubles/person.;
  • additional payment for foreign citizens (including citizens of Belarus) for migration registration at the Prichal shopping center (payment independently upon check-in) — 500 rubles / person.

Important! The preliminary cost of additional excursions is indicated. Booking excursions when booking a tour, payment is made on the tour to the guide. The number of seats is limited.

It's important to know

Personal equipment you need for the tour

1. Medical preparations for individual needs.
2. Documents: passport, insurance policy (medical).
3. Comfortable sports shoes:

  • sneakers or moccasins, but not new, but familiar and comfortable;
  • replacement shoes (light sneakers or sneakers).

4. Sportswear for hot and cool weather:

  • The jacket is windproof, waterproof;
  • raincoat;
  • warm tracksuit (sweatshirt, pants);
  • T-shirts with long (from sunburn) and short sleeves;
  • sports trousers;
  • shorts;
  • socks.

5. Headdress: cap, panama hat (with visor). 
6. Personal hygiene products.
7. Useful equipment:

  • small backpack (20-30 l);
  • flashlight with spare batteries;
  • sunscreen (required);
  • sunglasses.
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Dates and Prices

  • from US$ 721
    20 – 26 Jun 7 days 6 nights
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    27 Jun – 3 Jul 7 days 6 nights
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    4 – 10 Jul 7 days 6 nights
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    11 – 17 Jul 7 days 6 nights
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    18 – 24 Jul 7 days 6 nights
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