Kinfolk in Karelia

We invite you to visit the Polar Explorer's House, it is here that the famous polar explorer Viktor Simonov lives and prepares his travels. 

You will be able to get acquainted with the legendary dogs of Arctic expeditions, meet Prince Harry's fluffy pet, Samoyed Nanook, the mascot of the international polar station Barneo, learn the traditions, signs of polar explorers, feel the trust and love of our pets.

Location

Petrozavodsk
from
US$ 328
+ tickets to the starting point of the tour
No need to pay now
Duration
4 Days
3 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 16 – 19 Jan, 2025
    • 23 – 26 Jan, 2025
    • 30 Jan – 2 Feb, 2025
    • 6 – 9 Feb, 2025
    • 13 – 16 Feb, 2025
or
Accommodation
  • Guest House
    3 nights
Comfort
  • Basic+
Difficulty
Easy
For any person
Group
Up to 10 people
Minimum age
5 years old
Group meet at
Petrozavodsk
Contact the tour coordinator
Weekdays: 8am - 8pm
Weekends: 8am - 7pm (GMT +3)
Or text us in messengers

Tour highlights

In a cozy company
Let's admire the nature of snowy Karelia with a small team and live in a real polar explorer's house
Big Tolly
We will take a walk to the ice-free and one of the most picturesque rapids on the Shuya River
Karelian cuisine
Let's cook Karelian fish soup on cream over a campfire with the cook and taste tea from a samovar on cones with gates
Furry friends
Let's get acquainted with charming huskies and take a ride through the Karelian taiga on dog sledding
Polar Explorer's House
Let's get acquainted with the history of Arctic exploration and modern Arctic travel

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Getting to know the eco-complex. Excursion to the nursery. Dog sledding

    Arrival in Petrozavodsk.

    Transfer from Petrozavodsk to the eco-complex (30 km from Petrozavodsk — 45 minutes on the way).

    Getting to know the eco-complex.

    Breakfast.

    Excursion to the pearl of the eco-complex — kennel — acquaintance with expedition Arctic sled dogs.

    Dog sledding 2 km.

    Lunch at the Polar Explorer's House.

    Rest time, free time to order additional workshops and seasonal activities (sledding/snowmobiling/walking with pets, etc.).

    Creative evening.

    Dinner by the fireplace in the Polar Explorer's House.

    1 more photos
  • Day 2 - Dog care and trekking. Movie dinner. Bathhouse
  • Day 3 - Master classes. Free time. The threshold of the Big Tolly
  • Day 4 - The Epic of Kalevala tour in Petrozavodsk
Difficulty
For any person

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Guest House
    3 nights
Comfort
  • Basic+

The tour provides accommodation at camp sites.

The cost of the tour for 1 person:

  • adult — 33,100 rubles.;
  • a child from 5 to 12 years old — 21,900 rubles.
Guest house "House of the Polar Explorer" 3 nights

The house has 6 rooms: double, quadruple, the rest are triple, two bathrooms and a shower cabin. Usually, guests who do not cook themselves, but prefer to eat from the kitchen, move in here. The administration of the tourist complex and the cabin company are located here - a cozy fireplace room with a large TV and Wi-Fi.

8 more photos

Tour conditions

Group
up to 10 tourists
Minimum age
5 years old
Duration
4 days 3 nights
Group meets at
Petrozavodsk

Included in price

  • all transfers within the program, including from the railway station and airport;
  • accommodation for 4 days/3 nights in the Husky Moa eco-complex in the Polar Explorer's House;
  • hot meals 3 times a day (breakfast, lunch, dinner) + tea parties;
  • wood-burning sauna;
  • the cost of all excursions and entertainment programs within the tour + accompanying guides, master classes;
  • dog sledding accompanied by instructors;
  • creative evening and cinema dinner with mulled wine by the fireplace;
  • insurance for skiing.

Paid extra

  • air and railway tickets to Petrozavodsk and back;
  • meals not specified in the program;
  • personal expenses, souvenirs.

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.

Dates and Prices

The tour dates are not confirmed yet. Please, for clarification
  • Individual dates available on request
    14 Jan – 31 Mar, 2025
    Submit request
    No need to pay now
  • US$ 328
    16 – 19 Jan, 2025 4 days 3 nights
    Submit request
    No need to pay now
  • US$ 328
    23 – 26 Jan, 2025 4 days 3 nights
    Submit request
    No need to pay now
  • US$ 328
    30 Jan – 2 Feb, 2025 4 days 3 nights
    Submit request
    No need to pay now
  • US$ 328
    6 – 9 Feb, 2025 4 days 3 nights
    Submit request
    No need to pay now
  • US$ 328
    13 – 16 Feb, 2025 4 days 3 nights
    Submit request
    No need to pay now