Karelian weekend

Spend an unforgettable weekend in Karelia!

In this short but eventful journey, you will be able to taste the healing water at the first Russian resort, climb to the top of Mount Sampo, see the most famous waterfall in Karelia and take a sightseeing tour of Petrozavodsk. 

Location

Petrozavodsk
from
US$ 262
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Duration
2 Days
1 Night
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 22 – 23 Jun
    • 29 – 30 Jun
    • 6 – 7 Jul
    • 13 – 14 Jul
    • 20 – 21 Jul
or
Accommodation
  • Hotel
    1 night
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

The Heritage of the peoples of Russia
Visit the famous open-air museum-reserve
Shungite Energy charge
You will learn about the properties of a unique mineral and drink delicious Karelian tea
The history of the "Marcial Waters"
Visit the Church of St. Peter the Apostle, built in 1721 according to the drawings of the emperor

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - A tour of Petrozavodsk. A trip to Kizhi Island

    Upon arrival of train No. 18, a meeting with a guide at the Petrozavodsk railway station from the platform side, a sign "Karelian Week-end".

    Breakfast in a cafe in the city.

    A bus sightseeing tour of Petrozavodsk and a 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.

    A trip by "comet" to Kizhi Island (1 hour 20 minutes on Lake Onega. On the island — 4 hours).

    Kizhi Island is the pearl of Zaonezhye, located among the Kizhi skerries.

    The main attraction of the island is the museum of wooden architecture, in the center of which is the ensemble of the Kizhi churchyard.

    During the tour of the island, you will visit a traditional peasant's house, learn a lot about Karelian crafts and traditions, listen to the bells and see one of the main Orthodox shrines of the Russian North — the Church of the Resurrection of Lazarus.

    Return to Petrozavodsk.

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

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  • Day 2 - The Shungite Center. Mount Sampo. The resort "Marcial Waters". Girvas volcano. Kivach Nature Reserve
Difficulty
For any person

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Hotel
    1 night
Comfort
  • Premium

The tour includes accommodation in a hotel.

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

HotelOnega Castle 4* Hotel
2-bed with amenities23 300
1-bed with amenities28 100
Additional place20 700

Discount for children under 12 years of age — 2,100 rubles.

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

Onega Castle 4* Hotel 1 night

The Onega Castle Hotel is located in the center of Petrozavodsk. From the windows of the hotel you can observe panoramic views of the lake and the surrounding area of the city.

All rooms are distributed according to comfort and furnishing. If desired, you can additionally order sleeping places. There are a number of attic rooms from which you can see the lake scenery.

There is a restaurant serving international and Russian dishes. You can try several dishes of Karelian cuisine. The bar provides various types of drinks, as well as cold snacks.

The swimming pool is open to the public, and you can also use the sauna or spa center. You can book a hall for special events.

The nearest attraction is the embankment with the monument "Fishermen". The local Museum of Local Lore is within walking distance.

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Tour conditions

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

Included in price

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

Paid extra

  • air and railway tickets to Petrozavodsk and back;
  • meals not specified in the tour program.

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).
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Dates and Prices

  • US$ 262
    22 – 23 Jun 2 days 1 night
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  • US$ 262
    29 – 30 Jun 2 days 1 night
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  • US$ 262
    6 – 7 Jul 2 days 1 night
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  • US$ 262
    13 – 14 Jul 2 days 1 night
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  • US$ 262
    20 – 21 Jul 2 days 1 night
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