Karelia's Christmas Hits

The north of our Homeland is a great place to celebrate Christmas! 

We invite you to plunge into the friendly atmosphere of northern Petrozavodsk, visit the Kivach waterfall, ride a dog sled and taste real Karelian cuisine.

In addition, if desired, we can take a snowmobile route, visit the amazing Ruskeala Mountain Park or Kizhi Island.

Location

Petrozavodsk
from
US$ 290
+ tickets to the starting point of the tour
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Duration
4 Days
3 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 2 – 5 Jan, 2025
or
Accommodation
  • Hotel
    3 nights
Comfort
  • Premium
Difficulty
Easy
For any person
Group
Up to 50 people
Minimum age
1 years old
Group meet at
Petrozavodsk
Contact the tour coordinator
Weekdays: 8am - 8pm
Weekends: 8am - 7pm (GMT +3)
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Tour highlights

New Year's Petrozavodsk
Let's take a walk around the festive capital of Karelia and admire the beauty of the city
"Breath of the North"
We will visit the kennel of sled dogs, feed the deer and ride a dog sled
Programs to choose from
In our free time we can visit the Ruskeala Mountain Park or go to Kizhi Island

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Petrozavodsk, Kindasovo

    Meeting of trains No. 018, No. 092.

    If you arrive earlier, wait 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.

    Only here you can taste the ancient Karelian delicacy tönčöi, the taste of which you will never forget, treat yourself 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.

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  • Day 2 - Sled dog kennel, Kivach Waterfall
  • Day 3 - Free day or additional excursions
  • Day 4 - Free day or snowmobiling
Difficulty
For any person

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Hotel
    3 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.:

 "Frigate" / "Severnaya"Peter InnKarelia Spa
2-bed standard30 00028 00025 300
1-local standard40 70038 60030 550
Additional place23 05022 600

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

Hotel "Fregat" 4* or Karelia SPA Hotel or 3 nights
Hotel "Fregat" 4*

The 4* 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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Another option
Karelia SPA Hotel

Everything you are looking for is in one place. Karelia Hotel & SPA is located in Petrozavodsk. This resort is 2 km from the city center.

There is also a bar for guests. A restaurant is available for guests. Free Wi-Fi on site will help you stay connected at all times. Parking is available for travelers by car.

The following services are also available: massage room, sauna, spa center and hammam. A gym is specially available for guests who do not miss the opportunity to do sports. Here we will pamper ourselves with water treatments: there is an indoor swimming pool. You can arrange a business meeting, negotiations and even an interview. A conference room is provided for this purpose.

You can take a pet on a trip. The resort offers free accommodation with a pet. For ease of movement, a transfer can be arranged. It is convenient for guests with disabilities: an elevator takes guests to the upper floors.

Other services are also available. For example, dry cleaning, ATM and ironing services. The resort staff speaks English and Russian.

A TV is provided in the room. The equipment depends on the selected room category.

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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.

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The Peter Inn Hotel

The Peter Inn Hotel is conveniently located in the center of Petrozavodsk and offers guests high standards of service and a wide range of services. The reception is open 24 hours a day.

The rooms are bright rooms that are decorated in a modern style. Functional furniture and new appliances are installed in each category. The bathrooms are individual for each room. Some rooms offer stunning views of Lake Onega.

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Tour conditions

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

Included in price

  • accommodation in the selected hotel;
  • meals specified in the tour program (4 breakfasts, tea, dinner);
  • 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;
  • visit to the Ruskeala Mountain Park (reservation when ordering a tour, price when buying a tour (the price may be higher on site)):
    • adult — 4,000 rubles/person.;
    • child under 16 years of age — 3,600 rubles/person.;
  • excursion to Kizhi Island (reservation when ordering a tour, price when buying a tour (on-site price may be higher)):
    • adult — 6,500 rubles/person.;
    • child under 16 years of age — 6,200 rubles/person.;
  • 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.

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.

Is insurance included in the price of the tour?
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Dates and Prices

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  • from US$ 290
    2 – 5 Jan, 2025 4 days 3 nights
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