Reboot in Karelia, 8 days

A reboot tour in which you can plan your vacation yourself — choose your favorite excursions or just relax at a cozy recreation center.

You will enjoy a walk around Petrozavodsk, a visit to the Kivach Nature Reserve and an excursion to the village of Kindasovo.

And on your free days you can go to Valaam Island, Ruskeala Mountain Park, Kizhi Island, walk along the Ladoga skerries and rafting the Shuya River.

Location

Petrozavodsk
from
US$ 481
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Duration
8 Days
7 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 16 – 23 Jun
    • 23 – 30 Jun
    • 30 Jun – 7 Jul
    • 7 – 14 Jul
    • 14 – 21 Jul
or
Accommodation
  • Camp Site
    7 nights
Comfort
  • Upscale
Difficulty
Easy
For any person
Group
Up to 50 people
Minimum age
3 years old
Group meet at
Petrozavodsk
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Weekdays: 8am - 8pm
Weekends: 8am - 7pm (GMT +3)
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Tour highlights

On a visit to the Karelian people
Visit the village of Kindasovo and take part in a music workshop
Getting to know Petrozavodsk
Go on a city tour and admire the Onega embankment
Nature Reserve
You will see the famous Kivach waterfall and the arboretum of Karelian birch
Shungite Center
You will learn about the properties of shungite and visit the shungite relaxation room
Optional activities
Choose excursions to suit your taste and make the trip even more interesting
Tea party with Karelian pies
Warm up with herbal Kindasa tea with Karelian pastries

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - A tour of Petrozavodsk. The center of Shungite. Mount Sampo. The resort "Marcial Waters". Girvas volcano. Kivach Nature Reserve

    Upon arrival of train No. 18, meet with the guide at the railway station under the spire from the platform.

    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. 

    Visit to the shungite center

    You will get acquainted with the mysterious mineral, here you will learn about the properties of shungite and its application, visit the shungite relaxation room, rest in which will give you an incredible charge of living energy.

    After that, we will treat you to Karelian ivan tea.

    Visit to the Sampo mountain

    Mount Sampo in Karelia is considered a place of power and impresses with its beauty. Sampo Mountain is small in height, it is not difficult to climb, and the view from the top is amazing.

    Excursion to the first Russian resort "Marcial Waters".

    The main object of the exhibition is the Church of the Apostle Peter, an architectural monument of the Peter the Great era. 

    The building was built in 1721 by order of Peter the Great, perhaps even according to his design and drawings. This church is the only architectural monument preserved from the buildings of the resort of Peter the Great and associated with the stay of the tsar in the region. 

    A unique opportunity to taste the healing water from 3 springs known since the time of Peter I. 

    Visit the ancient Girvas volcano

    Fortunately, the volcano is no longer active, but we can see frozen lava, volcanic rocks and amazing landscapes.

    Lunch is on the way.

    Departure for a country trip to the Kivach Nature Reserve — the oldest in Russia and the first in Karelia. 

    During the tour of the reserve you will see the most famous waterfall of Karelia — Kivach and the arboretum of the famous Karelian birch and the Museum of nature.

    Transfer to the countryside, to the recreation center "Verkhovye". Rest.

    Welcome dinner.

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  • Day 2 - Free day. Additional activities
  • Day 3 - Free day. Additional activities
  • Day 4 - Free day. Additional activities
  • Day 5 - Free day. Additional activities
  • Day 6 - Free day. Additional activities
  • Day 7 - Free day. Additional activities
  • Day 8 - Karelian village of Kindasovo
Difficulty
For any person

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Camp Site
    7 nights
Comfort
  • Upscale

The tour provides accommodation at the recreation center in Verkhovye in standard rooms.

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

Double Room
(main location)
Single Room
(main location)
An adult for an additional one. location
(euro clamshell)
42 80055 90030 400

Discount for a child under 12 years old — 500 rubles.

Recreation center in the Upper reaches 7 nights

The hotel is located in a pine forest, 20 km from Petrozavodsk in the village of Verkhovye, Prionezhsky district, Republic of Karelia. 

On the territory: cafe, outdoor summer pool, Russian sauna, guarded Parking lot, children's playground, gazebos.

The townhouses are fully landscaped. The interior is bright and modern. There is a separate entrance and its own veranda. Free wi-fi. A baby cot and an iron are available on request.

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Tour conditions

Group
up to 50 tourists
Minimum age
3 years old
Duration
8 days 7 nights
Group meets at
Petrozavodsk

Included in price

  • accommodation in the selected room category;
  • Meals: 8 breakfasts, 1 tea party, 1 dinner, 1 lunch;
  • transportation and sightseeing services;
  • entrance tickets;
  • the work of a guide.

Paid extra

  • air and railway tickets to Petrozavodsk and back;
  • meals not specified in the tour program;
  • rafting:
    • adults — 2,700 rubles.;
    • schoolchildren — 2,500 rubles.;
  • Valaam + Ruskeala tour:
    • adults — 10,500 rubles.;
    • schoolchildren, students, pensioners — 10,300 rubles.;
    • children under 12 years old — 7,300 rubles.;
    • children under 6 years old — 4,400 rubles.;
  • an excursion to the Ruskeala Mountain Park:
    • adults — 4,100 rubles.;
    • schoolchildren, pensioners over 60 years of age — 3,900 rubles.;
    • children 5-7 years old — 2,900 rubles.;
  • a trip on the "comet" to Kizhi Island:
    • adults — 5,700 rubles.;
    • children under 16 years of age — 3,700 rubles.;
  • "Wonderful places of Ladoga region": Ruskeala + Ladoga Skerries:
    • adults — 6,600 rubles.;
    • schoolchildren, students, pensioners over 60 years of age — 6,100 rubles.;
  • excursion to Valaam Island:
    • adults — 8,400 rubles.;
    • children 6-12 years old — 6,200 rubles.;
    • children 6 years old (with room and board) — 3,500 rubles.;
  • visit to the specially protected natural area "Valaam Archipelago" — 100 rubles/person.:
    • it is paid for independently on the website of the Directorate of Specially Protected Natural Territories of Regional Significance of the Republic of Karelia;
    • we recommend making payment on the day of visiting Valaam Island (not earlier than one day before departure), as flight cancellations are possible due to weather conditions, technical malfunction of ships;
  • additional personal expenses.

It's important to know

Personal equipment you need for the tour
  • an identity document in an airtight package (for children — a birth certificate);
  • compulsory medical insurance policy;
  • comfortable shoes — sneakers or sneakers;
  • waterproof, windproof jacket;
  • raincoat;
  • a warm sweater or a warm tracksuit (sweatshirt, pants);
  • sports trousers;
  • lightweight headdress;
  • bathing suit;
  • sunglasses;
  • personal hygiene items: soap, towel, toothbrush and toothpaste;
  • repellents and remedies for mosquito and tick bites;
  • personal first aid kit;
  • photo and video equipment + sealed packaging for them in case of rain;
  • a small backpack (20-30 l).
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Dates and Prices

  • US$ 481
    16 – 23 Jun 8 days 7 nights
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  • US$ 481
    23 – 30 Jun 8 days 7 nights
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  • US$ 481
    30 Jun – 7 Jul 8 days 7 nights
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  • US$ 481
    7 – 14 Jul 8 days 7 nights
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  • US$ 481
    14 – 21 Jul 8 days 7 nights
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