Rafting on the Upper Shuya River

We offer you to plunge into the atmosphere of active recreation in 3 days, go rafting on the largest river in South Karelia — Verkhnyaya Shuya. 

This tourist route is the most interesting in terms of dynamism and convenient in terms of drop-off and drop-off. 

You will also get acquainted with the pine and spruce taiga of Karelia, feel the charm of wild nature

For groups of 12 people or more, it is possible to conduct a tour on any date.

Location

Petrozavodsk
from
US$ 169
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Duration
3 Days
2 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 14 – 16 Jun
    • 21 – 23 Jun
    • 28 – 30 Jun
    • 5 – 7 Jul
    • 12 – 14 Jul
or
Accommodation
  • Tent
    2 nights
Comfort
  • Basic
Difficulty
Moderate
Low physical intensity for amateurs and non-experienced travelers
Group
Up to 20 people
Minimum age
8 years old
Group meet at
Petrozavodsk
Contact the tour coordinator
Weekdays: 8am - 8pm
Weekends: 8am - 7pm (GMT +3)
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Tour highlights

The beauty of Karelian nature
Take a break from the hustle and bustle of the city and live on the riverbank in a tent
Thresholds 1-3 difficulty categories
Have fun on the rapids during the active part of the route
Fishing
Catch a fish and cook it over a campfire

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - The beginning of the alloy

    07:50 Meeting of the group at the Petrozavodsk railway station.

    After meeting at the train station, we take a bus to the starting point of the rafting (140 km), where we pack our personal belongings in hermetic bags, have lunch, and go through an instruction.

    Rafting begins on the Shuya River, there will be simple shivers and rapids "Sizovsky", "Doggie", just beyond the threshold there is a parking lot.

    Dinner, overnight in tents.

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  • Day 2 - Hydroelectric power station – Kenyakoski – Ostrovnoy
  • Day 3 - Kumio, the end of the alloy
Difficulty
Low physical intensity for amateurs and non-experienced travelers

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Tent
    2 nights
Comfort
  • Basic

The tour includes accommodation in 3-bed tents.

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

Tour dateCost
May 24-2615 500
May 31 – June 215 500
June 7-915 500
June 10-1215 500
June 14-1615 500
June 21-2315 500
June 28-3015 500
July 5-715 500
July 12-1415 500
July 19-2115 500
July 26-2815 500
August 2-415 500
August 9-1115 500
August 16-1815 500
August 23-2515 500
August 30 – September 115 000

The surcharge for single accommodation in a tent is 1,000 rubles/tour.

Discounts:

  • child under 12 years old — 20%;
  • a child under 5 years old participates for free;
  • large group — 10%;
  • school groups — free for teachers;
  • participants with their own watercraft — 30%.
Tent camp 2 nights

Tour conditions

Group
up to 20 tourists
Minimum age
8 years old
Duration
3 days 2 nights
Group meets at
Petrozavodsk

Included in price

  • equipment rental (rafts, life jackets, paddles, helmets, hermetic bags, campfire equipment);
  • transportation services;
  • 3 meals a day;
  • accommodation in a 3-bed tent;
  • thermal insulation mat.

Paid extra

  • air and railway tickets to Petrozavodsk and back;
  • single accommodation in a tent — 1,000 rubles/tour;
  • sleeping bag — 500 rubles/tour;
  • rent a wetsuit (2.5 mm; check with the manager for availability and book at least 10 days before the start of the rafting) — 500 rubles/day/person.

It's important to know

Personal equipment you need for the tour

A set of clothes for the alloy:

  1. Sneakers or neoprene boots
  2. Shorts
  3. Thermal underwear
  4. Water-repellent pants and jacket (neoprene wetsuit);
  5. Raincoat
  6. Headdress (cap, bandana, panama hat)
  7. Sunglasses
  8. Gloves

A replacement set of clothes after the alloy:

  1. Sneakers
  2. Rubber boots
  3. Socks
  4. Lingerie
  5. T-shirt
  6. Long Sleeve Shirt
  7. Sweater
  8. Canvas trousers (jeans)
  9. The jacket is warm
  10. A set of clothes for sleeping:
  11. Thermal underwear
  12. Socks made of natural materials
  13. Wool Socks
  14. Sports pants
  15. Sweater
  16. Sports hat
  17. Lingerie

Additionally, take on the alloy:

  1. Toiletries and bath accessories
  2. Swimsuit, swimming trunks
  3. Fishing gear (if necessary)
  4. Ointment or insect spray
  5. Sun cream
  6. KLMN - Mug, spoon, bowl, knife
  7. Personal hygiene items
  8. Needle, thread
  9. Matches and a lighter in a bag
  10. Spare contact lenses/glasses
  11. Flashlight (in May and August)
  12. Camera and batteries for it
  13. Personal equipment (tent, sleeping bag, mat). If not, we will provide it.
  14. Documents in sealed packaging: passport, medical insurance policy.
  15. Personal first aid kit (medications that you take all the time)

The instructor will have a first-aid kit with basic medicines.

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Dates and Prices

  • Individual dates available on request
    1 May – 31 Aug
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    14 – 16 Jun 3 days 2 nights
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    21 – 23 Jun 3 days 2 nights
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    28 – 30 Jun 3 days 2 nights
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    5 – 7 Jul 3 days 2 nights
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    12 – 14 Jul 3 days 2 nights
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