Autumn colors of the North. Karelia

A three—day vacation in Karelia, during which you will get acquainted with Petrozavodsk, the capital of the republic, visit the first Russian resort "Marcial Waters" and visit the Kivach Nature Reserve. 

Additionally, you can choose activities to suit your taste and go to the Ruskeala Mountain Park.

Location

Petrozavodsk
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Duration
3 Days
2 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 20 – 22 Sep
    • 27 – 29 Sep
    • 4 – 6 Oct
    • 11 – 13 Oct
    • 18 – 20 Oct
or
Accommodation
  • Hotel
    2 nights
Comfort
  • Premium
Difficulty
Easy
For any person
Group
Up to 50 people
Minimum age
3 years old
Group meet at
Petrozavodsk
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Weekdays: 8am - 8pm
Weekends: 8am - 7pm (GMT +3)
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Tour highlights

Getting to know Petrozavodsk
Immerse yourself in the friendly atmosphere of the northern city, the younger brother of St. Petersburg
The first nature reserve of Karelia
Admire the Kivach waterfall, visit the nature museum and the arboretum of Karelian birch
Activities to choose from
Take a walk with friendly huskies in a pine forest or ride on quad bikes

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Petrozavodsk. The center of shungite. Additional excursions

    Upon arrival of train No. 18, a meeting with the guide at the railway station under the spire from the platform, a sign "Colors of the North".

    Breakfast in a cafe in the city.

    Bus sightseeing tour of Petrozavodsk.

    Walking tour of the unique open-air Museum of Modern Art (sculpture exhibition on the embankment of Lake Onega).

    During the tour, you will get acquainted with the history of the city, as well as its modern appearance. 

    Visit to the shungite center.

    You will get acquainted with the mysterious mineral, you will visit the shungite relaxation room, after which we will treat you to Karelian ivan tea.

    Lunch at a cafe in the city. 

    Accommodation in the selected hotel (standard rooms with amenities). 

    Check-in at the hotel from 15:00.

    Free time, rest.

    For an additional fee, we offer (booking at the time of booking the tour): 

    During the off-season (with accompanying weather conditions):

    • Husky trekking. A walk with friendly huskies along a prepared trail in a pine forest + tea party with pastries. The duration, including the transfer from Petrozavodsk, is 3 hours. The cost (including transfer) is 3900 rubles/person, children under 13 years old — 3150 rubles/person. 
    • ATV riding in the countryside with an experienced instructor. The duration, including the transfer from Petrozavodsk, is 3 hours. Cost (including transfer): 6300 rubles/person. when boarding 2 people on an ATV, 8800 rubles/person. when boarding 1 person on an ATV.

    In winter (with sufficient snow cover): 

    • Dog sledding as a passenger or on your own through the winter forest 2 km + lunch with Karelian cuisine. The duration, taking into account the transfer from Petrozavodsk, is 5 hours. Cost (including transfer): adult — 6500 rubles/person, children under 12 years old — 4800 rubles/person.
    • Snowmobiling in winter along a prepared forest track. The duration, including the transfer from Petrozavodsk, is 3 hours. Cost (including transfer): 4800 rubles/person. when boarding 2 people on a snowmobile, 7000 rubles/person. when boarding 1 person on a snowmobile. 

    The price is for the autumn – winter 2023 season.

    Meals: breakfast, lunch.

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  • Day 2 - A free day or an additional excursion to the Ruskeala Mountain Park
  • Day 3 - Mount Sampo. Marcial Waters. Girvas volcano. Kivach Nature Reserve
Difficulty
For any person

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Hotel
    2 nights
Comfort
  • Premium

The tour includes accommodation in a hotel.

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

 "North" 4*"Frigate" 4* /
Karelia Spa 4*
Double room with amenities24 80026 100
Single room with amenities28 50029 900
Additional place21 90021 900

Check—out time at the hotel is check-in after 15:00, room check-out before 12:00.

The discount for schoolchildren is 500 rubles.

The Fregat Hotel or Severnaya Hotel or 2 nights
The Fregat Hotel

The Fregat Hotel is located in a quiet location in the center of Petrozavodsk, on the picturesque shore of Lake Onega. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the property. It offers a restaurant and secure parking.

The rooms are equipped with a minibar and a flat-screen TV with Smart TV technology. They are equipped with a work desk, a telephone and a safe. The modern private bathroom comes with underfloor heating, a hairdryer and toiletries.

The hotel's restaurant serves a buffet breakfast, as well as European and Russian cuisine. The gym and lobby bar of the Fregat Hotel are open around the clock.

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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, ticket offices of the airport terminal, 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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Karelia Spa Hotel 4*

Karelia Spa Hotel is located in Petrozavodsk, near the historical center.

The hotel has cozy and bright rooms, which have everything you need for a comfortable stay: comfortable furniture, TV, work desk. The bathroom has a shower and toiletries.

It offers a chic restaurant, a spa, a swimming pool and a sauna. Free parking and Wi-Fi are available on site. The restaurant serves breakfast and a variety of local dishes.

The hotel can host a business event of any format, for this purpose, the hotel's conference room has a variety of modern equipment. The hotel staff can help guests arrange sightseeing tours.

Karelia Hotel is 2.1 km from the train station and 21 km from Petrozavodsk Airport.

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Tour conditions

Group
up to 50 tourists
Minimum age
3 years old
Duration
3 days 2 nights
Group meets at
Petrozavodsk

Included in price

  • accommodation in the selected hotel;
  • sightseeing and transportation services;
  • meals specified in the tour program:
    • Day 1: Breakfast, lunch;
    • Day 2: Breakfast;
    • Day 3: Breakfast;
  • entrance tickets to sightseeing sites.

Paid extra

  • air and railway tickets to Petrozavodsk and back;
  • meals not specified in the tour program;
  • airport transfer;
  • optional excursions (to be booked when making a tour) during the off-season (subject to concomitant weather conditions):
    • husky trekking (including transfer):
      • adults, children from 13 years old — 3,900 rubles/person.;
      • children under 13 years old — 3,150 rubles/person.;
    • ATV riding (including transfer):
      • when boarding 2 people on an ATV — 6,300 rubles / person.;
      • when boarding 1 person on an ATV — 8,800 rubles / person.;
  • optional excursions (booked when booking the tour) in winter (with sufficient snow cover):
    • dog sledding (including transfer):
      • adult — 6,500 rubles/person.;
      • child under 12 years old — 4,800 rubles/person.;
    • snowmobiling (including transfer):
      • when boarding 2 people on a snowmobile — 4,800 rubles /person.;
      • when boarding 1 person on a snowmobile — 7,000 rubles /person.
  • excursion to the Ruskeala Mountain Park (booking at the time of booking the tour):
    • adult — 4,000 rubles/person.;
    • a student, a pensioner over 60 years old — 3,800 rubles/person.

The cost of additional excursions is indicated for the autumn – winter 2023 season.

It's important to know

Personal equipment you need for the tour
  • An identity document in an airtight package (for children – a birth certificate).
  • A compulsory medical insurance policy.
  • Personal hygiene items: soap, towel, toothbrush and toothpaste.
  • Personal first aid kit.
  • Photo and video equipment + sealed packaging for them in case of rain.
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Dates and Prices

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