Railway cruise to Karelia in autumn

In autumn, we have prepared for you a special route that connects the times and is able to fully reveal the spirituality and nobility of an amazing region. 

We will go to the Karelian capital, the port of Petrozavodsk, the ancient city of Sortavala and the Ruskeala Mountain Park, and then to Vyborg, which has preserved the chivalrous spirit of the Middle Ages.

Location

Russia, Moscow
from
US$ 473
+ tickets to the starting point of the tour
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Duration
4 Days
3 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 4 – 7 Oct
    • 11 – 14 Oct
    • 2 – 5 Nov
or
Accommodation
  • Train
    3 nights
Comfort
  • Midscale
  • Upscale
Difficulty
Easy
For any person
Group
Up to 50 people
Minimum age
3 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

The program "Kantele. The best"
We will hear the kantele, captivating with its sound for more than one generation of Karelian residents
Traveling by retro train
Let's hit the road through the autumn forest on the famous Ruskeala Express
Marble Canyons
We will discover incredible views of marble cliffs that go into emerald-green lakes
Getting to know Vyborg
We will see the necklace thread of squares, the Burgher's Estate, the House on the rock and, of course, the Vyborg Castle
Kivach Waterfall
Let's admire how the waters of the Suna River, compressed by basalt rocks, fall down from an eight-meter height

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Departure from Moscow

    Self-boarding tourist train No. 928 (carriage number, seats will be indicated in the voucher).

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

  • Day 2 - The Kivach Nature Reserve. Sightseeing tour of Petrozavodsk. The concert program "Kantele. The best." National Museum of the Republic of Karelia
  • Day 3 - Sightseeing tour of Sortavala. Ruskeala Mountain Park. Bus and pedestrian in Vyborg
  • Day 4 - Return to Moscow
Difficulty
For any person

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Train
    3 nights
Comfort
  • Midscale
  • Upscale

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, RUB.:

CategoryFour-seater compartmentDouble compartmentDouble compartment 
single occupancy
Adults42 10055 70087 300
Children from 0 to 9 years old inclusive (with a seat)41 40055 060
Children from 0 to 4 years old inclusive (without a seat)26 40026 400

Additional payment for the purchase of one additional. seats in a four—seater compartment - 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
3 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 sightseeing services;
  • entrance tickets to the sightseeing facilities according to the program.

Paid extra

  • air and railway tickets to Moscow and back;
  • meals not specified in the program;
  • additional payment for the purchase of one additional. seats in a four—seater compartment - 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

  • from US$ 473
    4 – 7 Oct 4 days 3 nights
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  • from US$ 473
    11 – 14 Oct 4 days 3 nights
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  • from US$ 473
    2 – 5 Nov 4 days 3 nights
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