The Solovetsky Islands attract people, but require a non-fussy, thoughtful and contemplative attitude.

We invite you to explore the centuries-old history of Solovki. Educational historical programs, nature walks, active sea trips accompanied by historians and local historians are waiting for you. 

The program received the certificate "Made in Karelia".

Location

G. Kem
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Duration
3 Days
2 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 16 – 18 Jun
    • 18 – 20 Jun
    • 23 – 25 Jun
    • 30 Jun – 2 Jul
    • 2 – 4 Jul
or
Accommodation
  • Hotel
    2 nights
Comfort
  • Midscale
Difficulty
Easy
For any person
Group
Up to 25 people
Minimum age
10 years old
Group meet at
G. Kem
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Weekdays: 8am - 8pm
Weekends: 8am - 7pm (GMT +3)
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Tour highlights

Magic Solovki
Let's go to another reality!
Flexible program
We will choose an excursion to your taste
The Botanical Garden
We will visit the northernmost botanical garden in Russia and inspect the Archimandrite's cottage

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Sea crossing to Solovki. Tour of the Solovetsky Kremlin

    Meeting at the building of the Kemi railway station (train No. 012H).

    Due to the fact that the schedule of train No. 12 has changed since 07/18.24, in arrivals from July 18, less than 45 minutes remain from the time of arrival of the train to the departure of the ship, therefore, please do not delay when exiting the train cars and promptly approach the meeting place for transfer to the pier.

    Transfer to the Berth tourist complex, located on the shore of the White Sea in the village of Rabochiostrovsk (12 km from Kemi).

    The beginning of boarding the ship.

    Departure to the Solovetsky Archipelago:

    • arrivals until July 17 — 12:30;
    • arrivals from July 18 — 13:30.

    The passage by boat along the White Sea is 2 hours. 

    Arrival, transfer to the selected hotel: "Solovetskaya Sloboda" / "Solovki-hotel". 

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

    Lunch.

    Sightseeing walking tour of the Solovetsky Kremlin (duration — 3 hours). 

    During the tour you will see the unique architectural ensemble of the Solovetsky monastery, active temples and monuments, objects of economic activity of the monastery.

    You will learn about the history of the Solovetsky Monastery, which seems to mirror the history of Russia.

    All temples and monuments are included in the UNESCO World Heritage List.

    In your free time, we suggest you take a walk to the Cape of Labyrinths

    This is a picturesque natural area on the shore of the White Sea.

    There are reconstructed stone labyrinths and the famous Solovetsky "dancing" birches.

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  • Day 2 - Free day. Additional excursions (optional)
  • Day 3 - Excursion "Sekirnaya Mountain. Holy Ascension Hermitage" and "Botanical Garden". Return to Kem
Difficulty
For any person

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Hotel
    2 nights
Comfort
  • Midscale

The tour includes accommodation in a hotel.

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

 Double room
placement
Single room
placement
Additional place
"Solovetskaya Sloboda"30 50042 50022 900
Solovki Hotel31 20043 80022 900

An additional place in the Solovetskaya Sloboda hotel is a bed, in the Solovki Hotel there is a "euro" cot.

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

Discount for children under 9 years old inclusive — 1,800 rubles.

We want our guests to feel comfortable traveling, so you can specify your accommodation requirements: DBL (2-bed room with one bed) or TWIN (2-bed room with two separate beds).

The Solovki Hotel  or Solovetskaya Sloboda Hotel  2 nights
The Solovki Hotel 

The most comfortable on the Solovetsky Islands is located in one of the most picturesque places of the archipelago on the shore of the bay, a 5–minute walk from the famous Solovetsky Monastery and the ancient pagan sanctuary. The hotel is designed in a traditional Russian style and is located in 6 buildings, 5 of which are designed to accommodate guests, and in the sixth there is an accommodation service, a bar and a restaurant. 

Standard Room: One-room apartment with an area of 12 m2. The room has two separate beds, two bedside tables, chairs. There is a wardrobe at the entrance. The bathroom is equipped with a shower cabin, toilet, sink, hairdryer.

2-bed Junior Suite: a studio room with a work area, a bedroom and a bathroom. The room has one large bed, two bedside tables, chairs. There is a wardrobe at the entrance. The bathroom is equipped with a shower cabin, toilet, sink, hairdryer. The area is 25 m2.

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Another option
Solovetskaya Sloboda Hotel 

It is located a three-minute walk from the Solovetsky Monastery and is a four-storey building with a facade decorated in the style of ancient brickwork. On the ground floor there is a restaurant with a bar and a banquet hall. On the first and second floors there are double rooms, suites and apartments. There is a billiard room in the annex of the first floor. On the attic floor there are two Suites, single and quadruple rooms.

The rooms are decorated in neutral tones, using wooden panels, and are equipped with LCD TVs with satellite channels. All rooms at the hotel have a private bathroom with free toiletries. The area and design of the rooms correspond to the European standard.

It offers free Wi-Fi in the rooms and the hotel's restaurant, billiards, bicycle rental and tourist equipment, a souvenir kiosk and a tour center. During the day, meals are served according to a pre-approved menu, in the evening the restaurant operates on an A-la carte menu. Alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks can be purchased at the restaurant's bar. The restaurant has a cozy banquet hall with 24 seats, where you can celebrate a family or corporate holiday.

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Tour conditions

Group
up to 25 tourists
Minimum age
10 years old
Duration
3 days 2 nights
Group meets at
G. Kem

Included in price

  • accommodation in rooms of the selected category (2 nights on Solovki);
  • meals specified in the program (2 breakfasts, 1 lunch);
  • 3 excursions on Solovki:
    • overview of the Solovetsky Kremlin;
    • The Axe Mountain. Holy Ascension Hermitage;
    • The Botanical Garden; 
  • transportation services:
    • moving across the White Sea "Kem — Solovki — Kem";
    • bus transfers;
  • the work of an accompanying guide according to the program

Paid extra

  • railway tickets to and from Kemi;
  • meals not specified in the program;
  • Long Bay boat trip:
    • adult — 2,500 rubles/person.; 
    • child 3-10 years old — 2,000 rubles/person.;
  • 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.;
  • 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.

The preliminary cost of additional excursions is indicated. Booking excursions in advance, when booking a tour, payment is made on the tour to the guide.

It's important to know

Personal equipment you need for the tour
  • raincoat;
  • windbreaker;
  • comfortable shoes without heels;
  • trekking shoes;
  • a warm sweater;
  • swimsuit;
  • cash;
  • repellent;
  • photo camera;
  • personal first aid kit;
  • a lightweight backpack.
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Dates and Prices

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    16 – 18 Jun 3 days 2 nights
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