Karelian voyage. Spring Train Cruise

You will have a trip to spring Karelia, which becomes especially beautiful with the arrival of the warm season. The Karelian capital Petrozavodsk, the ancient city of Sortavala, the amazing Vyborg, which has preserved the spirit of the Middle Ages. 

Of course, the highlight of the route is a trip by retro train to the Ruskeala Mountain Park — this is a modern classic of Russian tourism, which strengthens its status every year. 

On the way, you will find exciting excursions that can make the route not only comfortable, but also informative.

Location

Russia, Moscow
from
US$ 473
+ tickets to the starting point of the tour
No need to pay now
Duration
4 Days
3 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 26 – 29 Apr, 2025
    • 7 – 10 May, 2025
    • 30 May – 2 Jun, 2025
or
Accommodation
  • Train
    3 nights
Comfort
  • Midscale
  • Premium
Difficulty
Easy
For any person
Group
Up to 50 people
Minimum age
7 years old
Group meet at
Russia, Moscow
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Weekdays: 8am - 8pm
Weekends: 8am - 7pm (GMT +3)
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Tour highlights

Retro train
We will take a trip by retro train to the Ruskeala Mountain Park
Marble Canyon
Enjoy the amazing views of the sheer marble cliffs that go vertically down and break off into the emerald green water
Medieval Vyborg
Let's admire the unusual buildings created by ancient master architects and fast forward to medieval times

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Moscow

    Self-boarding the tourist train No. 928 (carriage number, seats will be indicated in the voucher) according to the original documents (passports, birth certificates for children under 14 years old).

    21:05 Departure of tourist train No. 928 from Leningradsky railway station in Moscow.

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  • Day 2 - Petrozavodsk
  • Day 3 - Sortavala. Ruskeala. Vyborg
  • Day 4 - Moscow
Difficulty
For any person

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Train
    3 nights
Comfort
  • Midscale
  • Premium

The tour provides for travel in wagons of the selected category along the route.

The cost of the tour for 1 person, depending on the accommodation in April – May 2023, RUB.:

CategoryFour-seater compartmentDouble compartment (SV)Double compartment
single occupancy
Adults42 10055 70087 300
Children up to and including 9 years old (with a seat)41 40055 060
Children up to and including 4 years old (without a seat)26 40026 400

The purchase of one additional seat in a four—seater compartment is 16,300 rubles.

Tourist train 3 nights

The tourist train includes comfortable luxury, CB, compartment and second-class carriages. 

SUITE 6 compartment1 upper shelf + 1 lower (unfolds, it turns out the analogy of a bed is slightly smaller than a 2-bedroom bed), bathrobes + slippers, 1 medium + 1 large towel. Personal amenities in the form of a WC with a sink. A soft corner sofa, there is a TV (you can use a USB stick or disks). There are only 12 people in the carriage.
sv2 lower shelves, 1 medium towel for 1 person, mini travel kit (toothbrush + toothpaste, slippers, refreshing napkin). Amenities per carriage. The maximum number of people in a carriage is 18.
COMPARTMENT2 lower and 2 upper shelves. Amenities per carriage. Mini travel kit (toothbrush + toothpaste, slippers, refreshing napkin). The maximum number of people in a carriage is 36.
Reserved seat9 open-type compartments, 9 side seats. The maximum number of people in a carriage is 54.
The general Ruskeala ExpressThe train is stylized for the beginning of the 20th century. A real steam locomotive pulls the train. There are 6 seats in each compartment. There is a restaurant car in the train.

Tour conditions

Group
up to 50 tourists
Minimum age
7 years old
Duration
4 days 3 nights
Group meets at
Russia, Moscow

Included in price

  • travel in wagons of the selected category along the route;
  • meals specified in the program;
  • transportation and excursion services, including entrance tickets to the excursion facilities according to the program.

Paid extra

  • air and railway tickets to Moscow and back;
  • the purchase of one additional seat in a four—seater compartment is 16,300 rubles.;
  • personal expenses.

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?
Are there any possible changes in the program?

Dates and Prices

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  • from US$ 473
    26 – 29 Apr, 2025 4 days 3 nights
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  • from US$ 473
    7 – 10 May, 2025 4 days 3 nights
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  • from US$ 473
    30 May – 2 Jun, 2025 4 days 3 nights
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