Solovki — harmony of the North

Three—day tour to Solovki, the famous shrine of the Russian North. 

The ambiguous history, the amazing beauty of nature and architecture are not all that the archipelago is interesting and famous for. 

Three informative excursions are waiting for you: the Central manor of the monastery, Sekirnaya Mountain and the Botanical Garden — Makaryevskaya desert.

Location

G. Kem
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US$ 376
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Duration
3 Days
2 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 27 – 29 Jun
    • 4 – 6 Jul
    • 11 – 13 Jul
    • 18 – 20 Jul
    • 25 – 27 Jul
or
Accommodation
  • Hotel
    2 nights
Comfort
  • Midscale
Difficulty
Easy
For any person
Group
Up to 50 people
Minimum age
5 years old
Group meet at
G. Kem
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Weekends: 8am - 7pm (GMT +3)
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Tour highlights

Boat trip
Make a sea crossing to Solovki on the White Sea
Holidays on the islands
After the excursions, you can explore the Solovetsky Islands on your own
Axe Mountain
You will learn the difficult history of this place and see the unique lighthouse church
The Botanical Garden
You will visit a high-latitude garden with more than 1,600 species and varieties of plants
The history of the Solovetsky Monastery
Visit the existing temples and monuments included in the UNESCO World Heritage List

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - The central estate of the Solovetsky Monastery

    10:38 Arrival in the city of Kem by train No. 022 "St. Petersburg — Murmansk".

    Meeting tourists at the railway station at the entrance to the station from the side of the platform with a sign "Pier". 

    Organized group transfer to the port.

    ~12:00 Departure of the ship to Solovki (2 hours on the way). 

    Arrival on the island. Transfer to the hotel. 

    Accommodation in a hotel, standard room with amenities.

    Lunch at the cafe.

    Sightseeing tour of the Central manor of the monastery (walking, duration 2.5 hours).

    The tour introduces you to the history of the Solovetsky Monastery. You will visit the territory of the central complex of the monastery, active temples, monuments included in the UNESCO World Heritage List, objects of economic activity of the monastery, the Solovetsky fortress.

    Free time. 

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  • Day 2 - The axe Mountain. Botanical Garden — Makaryevskaya desert
  • Day 3 - Free day. 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.:

 Solovetskaya Sloboda / Solovki Hotel / Shelter
Double33 000
Single room44 000
Additional place24 000

Discount for children under 9 years old inclusive — 2,200 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.
Solovki Hotel or Solovetskaya Sloboda Hotel or 2 nights
Solovki Hotel

The Solovki Hotel is located in the village of Solovetsky in a forest area, near the shore of the White Sea. The cape of Labyrinths and the Solovetsky Monastery are located nearby. The hotel consists of 5 buildings built in the traditional Russian style. The administrative building houses a restaurant, a bar, a souvenir shop and an accommodation service.

The hotel has 46 rooms of the "Standard" and "Junior Suite" categories. The rooms are decorated in the style of log cabins with mosquito nets on the windows. Each room has its own bathroom.

Breakfast is included in the room rate. For lunch and dinner, guests can enjoy local cuisine. Packed lunches are available on request. International cocktails are served at the bar.

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Solovetskaya Sloboda Hotel

Offering a sauna and a restaurant, Solovetskaya Sloboda Hotel is located on Solovetsky Island in the White Sea, a 3-minute walk from Solovetsky Monastery.

The modern rooms feature a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a wardrobe and free toiletries. The bathroom has a bath or shower. Some rooms have a spa bath.

The hotel has a bar, a conference and banquet hall, as well as luggage storage. Leisure options include fishing and billiards.

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The hotel "Shelter"

"Shelter" is a small hotel that has opened its doors cordially in the village of Solovetsky. Here you will have access to Wi-Fi and a sauna.

The rooms are decorated in a country style and have everything you need for a stay. The cozy atmosphere and homely atmosphere will make your stay as comfortable as possible.

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Tour conditions

Group
up to 50 tourists
Minimum age
5 years old
Duration
3 days 2 nights
Group meets at
G. Kem

Included in price

  • accommodation in hotels according to the program;
  • meals specified in the program: 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches;
  • entrance tickets to museums;
  • transportation and sightseeing services according to the program.

Paid extra

  • railway tickets to Kemi and back;
  • 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$ 376
    27 – 29 Jun 3 days 2 nights
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  • US$ 376
    4 – 6 Jul 3 days 2 nights
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  • US$ 376
    11 – 13 Jul 3 days 2 nights
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  • US$ 376
    18 – 20 Jul 3 days 2 nights
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  • US$ 376
    25 – 27 Jul 3 days 2 nights
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