Solovetsky Islands from Petrozavodsk

We invite you to a small but exciting trip to the Solovetsky Islands.

On the way from Petrozavodsk, you will visit the Center of shungite, where you will get acquainted with the mysterious mineral, and also visit the first nature reserve in Karelia.

And then you will recover by boat on the White Sea to Solovki, where you will walk through the Central manor of the monastery and hear the mysterious and mysterious stories of these places.

Location

Republic of Karelia, Petrozavodsk
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Duration
3 Days
2 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 5 – 7 Jun
    • 12 – 14 Jun
    • 19 – 21 Jun
    • 26 – 28 Jun
    • 3 – 5 Jul
or
Accommodation
  • Guest House
    1 night
  • Hotel
    1 night
Comfort
  • Midscale
Difficulty
Easy
For any person
Group
Up to 50 people
Minimum age
5 years old
Group meet at
Republic of Karelia, Petrozavodsk
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Weekends: 8am - 7pm (GMT +3)
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Tour highlights

Famous Solovki
You will complete the route by boat and spend 2 sightseeing days in the archipelago
Kivach Nature Reserve
Admire the most famous waterfall of Karelia and the arboretum of Karelian birch
Stone Labyrinths
Take a walk to the Cape of Labyrinths on the picturesque shore of the White Sea
The Axe Mountain
You will learn the difficult history of this place and see the unique lighthouse church
The power of shungite
Visit the shungite relaxation room and get an incredible boost of energy
The Botanical Garden
You will visit the garden, which is located on the territory of the former monastery of the Makaryevskaya desert

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Arrival in Petrozavodsk. The Shungite Center. Kivach Nature Reserve. Moving to Kem

    Meeting with a guide in Petrozavodsk.

    Departure by comfortable bus to Kem (470 km).

    Visit to the Shungite Center

    You will get acquainted with the mysterious mineral, here you will learn about the properties of shungite and its application, visit the shungite relaxation room, rest in which will give you an incredible charge of living energy. 

    After that, we will treat you to Karelian ivan tea

    On the way there is a country excursion to the Kivach Nature Reserve — the oldest in Russia and the first in Karelia.  During the tour of the reserve you will see the most famous waterfall of Karelia — Kivach and the arboretum of the famous Karelian birch.

    Lunch at the cafe is on the way. 

    Arrival in Kem, accommodation at the Prichal hotel, located on the shore of the White Sea (economy hotel, rooms with amenities).

    Free time.

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  • Day 2 - Sea crossing to Solovki. The central manor of the monastery. Cape of Labyrinths
  • Day 3 - The axe Mountain. The Botanical Garden. Return to Kem
Difficulty
For any person

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Guest House
    1 night
  • Hotel
    1 night
Comfort
  • Midscale

The tour includes accommodation in a hotel and at a tourist complex.

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

 Berth + Solovetskaya Sloboda / Solovki Hotel / Shelter
Double28 700
Single room35 050
Additional place25 700

Discounts:

  • for children under 9 years old inclusive — 2,750 rubles.;
  • for children up to and including 12 years old — 250 rubles.
  • retired women over 55 years old, men over 60 years old — 250 rubles. 

It is possible to book an additional one. overnight at the Prichal Hotel:

  • double room — 4,000 rubles.;
  • single room — 3,000 rubles.;
  • breakfast — 650 rubles.

Upon check-in of foreign citizens at the Berth tourist complex, a registration fee is charged (self-payment on site).

The Berth Tourist Complex 1 night

The Berth Tourist Complex in the city of Kem, it is located on the very shore of the White Sea in the village of Rabochiostrovsk, has 8 large cottages of various capacities and different levels of comfort. 

Accommodation in the Berth tourist complex when traveling to Solovki, it is good that it is located right on the shore of the White Sea and additional movements to the port are not required. 

The ship to Solovki departs from the Berth tourist complex and the travel time is only 2 hours.

Infrastructure: restaurant, bar, sauna, souvenir stand, outdoor guarded parking lot

The cottages have a room system: 93 rooms with 190 beds. Each cottage is designed for a certain category of tourists, depending on the wishes and available budget.

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Solovki Hotel or Solovetskaya Sloboda Hotel or 1 night

Tour conditions

Group
up to 50 tourists
Minimum age
5 years old
Duration
3 days 2 nights
Group meets at
Republic of Karelia, Petrozavodsk

Included in price

  • accommodation in hotels according to the program;
  • meals specified in the tour program: breakfast and lunch;
  • entrance tickets to museums;
  • transportation and sightseeing services.

Paid extra

  • air and railway tickets to Petrozavodsk and back from Kemi;
  • meals not specified in the tour program;
  • extra night at the Prichal Hotel:
    • double room — 4,000 rubles.;
    • single room — 3,000 rubles.;
    • breakfast — 650 rubles.;
  • the fee for registration of foreign citizens (all citizens except citizens of the Russian Federation) at the Prichal hotel (self-payment).

It's important to know

Personal equipment you need for the tour
  1. An identity document in an airtight package (for children — a birth certificate).
  2. A compulsory medical insurance policy.
  3. Comfortable shoes — sneakers or sneakers.
  4. Waterproof, windproof jacket.
  5. Raincoat.
  6. A warm sweater or a warm tracksuit (sweatshirt, pants).
  7. Sports trousers.
  8. A light headdress.
  9. A bathing suit.
  10. Sunglasses.
  11. Personal hygiene items: soap, towel, toothbrush and toothpaste.
  12. Repellents and remedies for mosquito and tick bites.
  13. Personal first aid kit.
  14. Photo and video equipment + sealed packaging for them in case of rain.
  15. A small backpack (20-30 l).

When visiting holy places, please observe the dress code: women - skirt, shawl, covered shoulders; men — trousers (not shorts).

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Dates and Prices

  • US$ 320
    5 – 7 Jun 3 days 2 nights
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  • US$ 320
    12 – 14 Jun 3 days 2 nights
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  • US$ 320
    19 – 21 Jun 3 days 2 nights
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  • US$ 320
    26 – 28 Jun 3 days 2 nights
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  • US$ 320
    3 – 5 Jul 3 days 2 nights
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