Solovetsky Islands. Tour Designer

The Solovetsky Islands are a place of spiritual culture and contradictory history. We invite you to travel to this harsh but incredibly beautiful land! You will see the White Sea from the island's highest mountain, Sekirnaya.

Location

G. Kem
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US$ 378
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Duration
4 Days
3 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 17 – 20 Jun
    • 22 – 25 Jun
    • 29 Jun – 2 Jul
    • 1 – 4 Jul
    • 6 – 9 Jul
or
Accommodation
  • Camp Site
    1 night
  • Hotel
    2 nights
Comfort
  • Midscale
Difficulty
Easy
For any person
Group
Up to 50 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

The best in Solovki
You will see the unique architectural ensemble of the Solovetsky Monastery, active temples and monuments
Flexible program
Choose excursions according to your taste on the third day
Axe Mountain
You will visit one of the highest points of the Bolshoy Solovetsky Island — Mount Sekirnaya, from the top of which an unforgettable view opens

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Arrival in Kem

    In the evening, arrival by train to the city of Kem (No. 092, No. 016 "Moscow — Murmansk"):

    • Train No. 092 — arrival on Saturday evening;
    • Train No. 016 — arrival on the night from Saturday to Sunday.

    Meeting at the entrance to the railway station building.

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

    Accommodation (overnight stay from Saturday to Sunday). 

    For those who arrive by other trains or by their own transport, check-in is possible on Saturday at check-out time from 14:00.

  • Day 2 - Tour of the Solovetsky Kremlin
  • Day 3 - Free day. Additional excursions (optional)
  • Day 4 - Excursion "Sekirnaya Mountain. Holy Ascension Hermitage" and "Botanical Garden"
Difficulty
For any person

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Camp Site
    1 night
  • Hotel
    2 nights
Comfort
  • Midscale

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

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

"Berth" (Kem) +
"Solovetskaya sloboda" (Solovki)
33,600 rubles/person in a 2-bed room 
47,700 rubles/person 1-bed accommodation 
25,900 rubles/person for an additional fee. location
"Berth" (Kem) +
Solovki Hotel (Solovki)
34,300 rubles/person in a 2-bed room
48,900 rubles/person 1-bed accommodation
25,900 rubles/person for an additional fee. location

All rooms in the hotels have separate beds.

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

Discount for children under 9 years old inclusive — 2,000 rubles/person.

It is possible to book an additional one. overnight at the Berth tourist complex after returning from Solovki for an additional fee (breakfast is not included in the price):

  • double room — 1,800 rubles/person.;
  • single room — 3,200 rubles/person.;
  • additional place — 1,500 rubles/person.

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

Tourist complex "Berth" 1 night

This is the largest hotel complex in the Kemsky district of the Republic of Karelia, with 8 cottages, located in a quiet location with a beautiful view of the White Sea. It has a good location – 12 km from the railway station "Kem", away from the main road and in close proximity to the sea pier. Near the Tourist complex, there is a city bus stop ("Port", the final one on route No. 1).

It offers 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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Solovetskaya Sloboda Hotel or The Solovki Hotel 2 nights

Tour conditions

Group
up to 50 tourists
Minimum age
10 years old
Duration
4 days 3 nights
Group meets at
G. Kem

Included in price

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

Paid extra

  • railway tickets to and from Kemi;
  • additional excursions (booking excursions when booking a tour, payment is made on the tour to the guide)
    • "Sights of Bolshoy Zayatsky Island" — 1,300 rubles/person.;
    • "The history of the Solovetsky special purpose camp. 1923-1939." — 700 rubles / person.;
    • Long Bay boat trip (with mussel tasting):
      • adult — 2,500 rubles/person.;
      • child 3-10 years old — 2,000 rubles/person.;
    • boat trip to the island of Malaya Muksalma — 3,500 rubles/person.;
  • meals not included in the tour price;
  • additional payment for foreign citizens (including citizens of Belarus) for migration registration, self—payment upon check-in at the Berth t/c - 500 rubles /person.;
  • extra night at the Berth tourist complex after returning from Solovki (breakfast is not included in the price):
    • double room — 1,800 rubles/person.;
    • single room — 3,200 rubles/person.;
    • additional place — 1,500 rubles/person.

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. Bathing suit. 
7. Personal hygiene products. 
8. Useful equipment:

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

  • from US$ 378
    17 – 20 Jun 4 days 3 nights
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    22 – 25 Jun 4 days 3 nights
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    29 Jun – 2 Jul 4 days 3 nights
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    1 – 4 Jul 4 days 3 nights
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    6 – 9 Jul 4 days 3 nights
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