Christmas hits of Karelia. An abbreviated program

The north of our Homeland is a great place to celebrate Christmas! Treat yourself and your children to an unforgettable fairy tale in Karelia!

On this trip, we will visit the Kivach waterfall — one of the largest lowland waterfalls in Europe, try real Karelian cuisine and, if desired, ride snowmobiles.

You can find the extended version of the tour at the link Christmas hits of Karelia.

Location

Petrozavodsk
from
US$ 283
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Duration
3 Days
2 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 2 – 4 Jan, 2025
or
Accommodation
  • Hotel
    2 nights
Comfort
  • Premium
Difficulty
Easy
For any person
Group
Up to 50 people
Minimum age
1 years old
Group meet at
Petrozavodsk
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Weekdays: 8am - 8pm
Weekends: 8am - 7pm (GMT +3)
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Tour highlights

New Year's Petrozavodsk
Let's plunge into the friendly atmosphere of the capital of Karelia during a sightseeing tour
The Karelian village of Kindasovo
We will get acquainted with the culture of the Karelian Luddiks, hear the charming sounds of kantele and treat ourselves to pies
The Breath of the North Program
We will visit a sled dog kennel, feed the deer and ride a dog sled

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - New Year's Petrozavodsk, Kindasovo

    Meeting of train No. 018.

    If you arrive earlier: waiting for the arrival of the main group.

    If you arrive later: transfer for an additional fee and program adjustment.

    Breakfast in a cafe in the city.

    Sightseeing tour of New Year's Petrozavodsk.

    You will get acquainted with the capital of Karelia. You will find out why Petrozavodsk was famous throughout the Russian Empire during the time of Catherine II, take a walk through the cozy center and see how successfully history and modernity combine in the appearance of the city.

    We invite you to visit the amazing, ancient Karelian village of Kindasovo. 

    The culture of the Karelian Luddiks and the peculiar Kindas humor are uniquely combined here. 

    You will be treated to real Karelian pies and fragrant tea with herbs! 

    You will hear the enchanting sounds of kantele and jouhikko, find out what eiga is, why Karel needs a big house and who is in charge of the village.

    Return to Petrozavodsk.

    Accommodation at the selected hotel from 15:00

    Free time.

    Meals: breakfast, tea.

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  • Day 2 - Sled dog kennel, Kivach Waterfall
  • Day 3 - Free day or snowmobiling, departure
Difficulty
For any person

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Hotel
    2 nights
Comfort
  • Premium

The tour includes accommodation in a hotel in Petrozavodsk.

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

 Peter Inn 4*North 4*
2-bed standard26 40024 700
1-local standard32 20028 200
Additional place21 90022 200

The discount for children under 12 years old is 1,800 rubles.

The Peter Inn Hotel or Severnaya Hotel 2 nights
The Peter Inn Hotel

Peter Inn Hotel is located in the center of Petrozavodsk, just a 2-minute walk from the central train station. It offers a 24-hour gym, free Wi-Fi and a 24-hour front desk.

Each room has a telephone, air conditioning, a TV with digital channels and a safe. The private bathroom is equipped with a hairdryer.

The Paulaner Restaurant with its own brewery serves Bavarian, local and international cuisine. The cafe serves European cuisine, desserts and coffee.

The hotel has conference facilities. Guests can make use of the laundry service.

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Another option
Severnaya Hotel

The Severnaya Hotel is located in the very center of Petrozavodsk, surrounded by the main attractions and infrastructure facilities. Guests can take advantage of high—quality service - free Wi-Fi, luggage storage and a gym.

The hotel offers cozy and modern rooms, which are fully equipped with everything you need. Each room has everything you need — ergonomic furniture, modern appliances and an individual bathroom. Regular cleaning is carried out everywhere.

Delicious and hearty breakfasts are served every morning, which are fully equipped with everything you need. There is also a restaurant consisting of several halls. Everything is prepared exclusively from fresh products.

There is a bus stop next to the hotel, as well as a local history museum and picturesque parks for long walks.

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Tour conditions

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

Included in price

  • accommodation in the selected hotel;
  • meals specified in the tour program:
    • Day 1: breakfast, tea;
    • Day 2: breakfast, tea, dinner;
    • Day 3: Breakfast;
  • entrance tickets to museums;
  • transportation and sightseeing services according to the program.

Paid extra

  • air and railway tickets to Petrozavodsk and back;
  • meals not specified in the tour program;
  • snowmobiling at the Talviukko residence (reservation when ordering a tour, transfer is not included in the price, conducting programs up to 30 km from Petrozavodsk):
    • two on a snowmobile — 3,400 rubles/person.;
    • one on a snowmobile — 5,000 rubles/person.; 
    • a child under 12 years old (when boarding with parents) — 3,000 rubles/person.;
  • snowmobile tour with transfer, boarding 2 people on a snowmobile — 4,800 rubles/person.

It's important to know

Are plane tickets included in the price of the tour?

Air and railway tickets are not included in the price of the tour. You can purchase them yourself or contact us for help.

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Are there any possible changes in the program?

Dates and Prices

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  • from US$ 283
    2 – 4 Jan, 2025 3 days 2 nights
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