Weekends in Karelia in winter

A short but very bright winter trip to Karelia that you will remember for a long time!

This trip is for those who want to see all the wonders of nature in Karelia, a region famous for its wild beauty: coniferous forests, bizarre mountains, waterfalls and rivers. 

On the tour you will go to the capital of Karelia – Petrozavodsk, visit the embankment of Lake Onega, visit the famous mountain park "Ruskeala" and admire the famous waterfalls — Kivach and Akhvenkoski.

Location

Petrozavodsk
from
US$ 269
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Duration
3 Days
2 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 24 – 26 Jan, 2025
    • 31 Jan – 2 Feb, 2025
    • 7 – 9 Feb, 2025
    • 14 – 16 Feb, 2025
    • 28 Feb – 2 Mar, 2025
or
Accommodation
  • Hotel
    2 nights
Comfort
  • Premium
Difficulty
Easy
For any person
Group
Up to 10 people
Minimum age
7 years old
Group meet at
Petrozavodsk
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Weekdays: 8am - 8pm
Weekends: 8am - 7pm (GMT +3)
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Tour highlights

Plain waterfall
We will see the Kivach waterfall — one of the largest flat waterfalls in Europe
Winter Marble Quarry
Let's admire the splendor of Ruskeala's most famous marble quarry in winter guise
The Northern city
Let's plunge into the friendly atmosphere of the capital of Karelia — Petrozavodsk

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Meeting in Petrozavodsk, sightseeing tour of the city. Excursion to Kizhi island for an additional fee

    Meeting in Petrozavodsk at the railway station at 07:50 at the 9th car of the train No. 18 Moscow — Petrozavodsk.

    Breakfast in a cafe in the city.

    Sightseeing tour of Petrozavodsk.

    On a sightseeing tour, we offer you to plunge into the friendly atmosphere of the northern city — the capital of Karelia — the city of Petrozavodsk.

    On the sightseeing tour, you will see the beautiful embankment of Lake Onega, where the "Tree of Desires" and other avant-garde sculptures presented to the city by the twin cities are waiting for you.

    For an additional fee.an excursion to Kizhi Island (booked and paid for when buying a tour).

    The cost of the program "A trip to Kizhi Island in winter on a hovercraft" from Petrozavodsk:

    • adults — 7,500 rubles/person.;
    • schoolchildren — 7,300 rubles/person.

    10:00 Departure by hovercraft from Petrozavodsk to Kizhi Island.

    You will make an exciting journey through the snow-covered Onega Lake on a hovercraft "Khivus-10", you will have a sightseeing tour, during which you will get acquainted with the pearl of Russian wooden architecture — the Kizhi architectural ensemble.

    You will explore the unique multi—headed temples and iconographic decoration of the Church of the Intercession of the Kizhi churchyard, enter the house of the Zaonezhsky peasant, find out how and how these people lived, see the Church of the Resurrection of Lazarus - the oldest in Russia, which was revered as an Orthodox shrine.

    Return to Petrozavodsk.

    Accommodation at the hotel.

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  • Day 2 - Excursion to Ruskeala Mountain Park
  • Day 3 - Kivach waterfall and Marcial waters. Departure
Difficulty
For any person

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Hotel
    2 nights
Comfort
  • Premium

The tour provides accommodation in a 4* hotel in Petrozavodsk.

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

PlacementHotel "Fregat" 4*
Double occupancy23 900
Single occupancy26 700
Extra space21 400
Hotel "Fregat" 4*, Petrozavodsk 2 nights

The Fregat Hotel is located in a quiet location in the center of Petrozavodsk, on the picturesque shore of Lake Onega. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the property. It offers a restaurant and secure parking.

The rooms are equipped with a minibar and a flat-screen TV with Smart TV technology. They are equipped with a work desk, a telephone and a safe. The modern private bathroom comes with underfloor heating, a hairdryer and toiletries.

The hotel's restaurant serves a buffet breakfast, as well as European and Russian cuisine. The gym and lobby bar of the Fregat Hotel are open around the clock.

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Tour conditions

Group
up to 10 tourists
Minimum age
7 years old
Duration
3 days 2 nights
Group meets at
Petrozavodsk

Included in price

  • hotel accommodation 4*;
  • meals according to the program: 3 breakfasts;
  • sightseeing tour of Petrozavodsk;
  • excursion to Kivach waterfall;
  • excursion to the Ruskeala Mountain Park;
  • the work of a guide;
  • transportation service.

Paid extra

  • air and railway tickets to Petrozavodsk and back;
  • meals not specified in the tour program;
  • excursion to Kizhi Island (booked and paid together with the tour):
    • adult – 7,500 rubles/person.;
    • schoolchildren – 7,300 rubles/person.;
  • the entrance fee to the Akhvenkoski Waterfall (to be paid on site) is 400 rubles.;
  • personal expenses.

It's important to know

Personal equipment you need for the tour
  • An identity document, for tourists traveling with children, a birth certificate of children is required
  • Compulsory medical insurance POLICY
  • Warm, windproof and waterproof clothes.
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Dates and Prices

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  • from US$ 269
    24 – 26 Jan, 2025 3 days 2 nights
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  • from US$ 269
    31 Jan – 2 Feb, 2025 3 days 2 nights
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  • from US$ 269
    7 – 9 Feb, 2025 3 days 2 nights
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  • from US$ 269
    14 – 16 Feb, 2025 3 days 2 nights
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  • from US$ 269
    28 Feb – 2 Mar, 2025 3 days 2 nights
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