Welcome to Karelia! Travel to legendary places

A vacation in Karelia will fill you with energy and strength for further working days. We invite you to an interesting journey through central Karelia!

Admire the famous Kivach waterfall, stroll through the beautiful streets of the city of Petra near the Onega city and the elegant embankment in the "heart" of Karelia – Petrozavodsk! And also visit the legendary Kizhi and Solovki!

Location

Petrozavodsk
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US$ 500
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Duration
5 Days
4 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 17 – 21 Jun
    • 24 – 28 Jun
    • 1 – 5 Jul
    • 8 – 12 Jul
    • 15 – 19 Jul
or
Accommodation
  • Hotel
    2 nights
  • Camp Site
    2 nights
Comfort
  • Upscale
Difficulty
Easy
For any person
Group
Up to 50 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

Ruskeala
We will visit the Ruskeala Mountain Park, the birthplace of marble of famous buildings in St. Petersburg
The Amazing Valaam
Together with those who wish, we will go on a tour of the holy island
Kizhi
Let's go to the open-air museum-reserve and get acquainted with the brightest examples of Russian wooden architecture
The Power of Suna
We will hear the Karelian legend, which is told by local residents about the origin of the Kivach waterfall
The history of the Solovetsky Islands
The opportunity to see with your own eyes the largest archipelago of the White Sea by area

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Sightseeing tour of Petrozavodsk. Kizhi Island

    07:50 Meeting in Petrozavodsk at the railway station at the 9th car of the train No. 018 Moscow — Petrozavodsk.

    Breakfast in a cafe in the city.

    Sightseeing tour of the capital of Karelia and a walk along the Onega embankment. 

    And now 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 you will find the "Tree of Desires" and other avant-garde sculptures donated to the city by the twin cities. 

    Be sure to visit the Governor's Park!

    Excursion to Kizhi Island.

    Ride on the "comet" (1 hour 20 min. along Lake Onega). 

    Kizhi Island is a "calling card" not only of Karelia, but also of Russia. 

    The unique ensemble of the Churchyard is known all over the world, and every year the flow of tourists wishing to visit the island is only growing! 

    An excursion program through the museum-reserve with a visit to the Intercession Church and ethnographic expositions. 

    Return to Petrozavodsk. 

    Accommodation at the hotel.

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  • Day 2 - Marble canyon of Ruskeala. Valaam Island (additional fee)
  • Day 3 - Kivach Waterfall". Shungite Center
  • Day 4 - Solovetsky Islands
  • Day 5 - Departure
Difficulty
For any person
Tour organizer's comments

The tour has large bus crossings of up to 300 km in one direction

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Hotel
    2 nights
  • Camp Site
    2 nights
Comfort
  • Upscale

The tour includes accommodation in a hotel in Petrozavodsk and at a tourist complex in Kem.

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

PlacementPeter Inn + Pier
Double room, adult44 500
Single room52 500
Extra seat, adult41 000

Discount for children under 10 years old — 3000 rubles.

Tourists from St. Petersburg can leave Kemi on the fourth day of the tour by evening train No. 21 Kem - St. Petersburg. In this case, a discount is provided:

  • for double occupancy — 2,000 rubles/person.;
  • for single occupancy — 3,000 rubles/person.;
  • for additional information. place — 1,500 rubles/person.
The Piter Inn Hotel 2 nights

It is located in the center of Petrozavodsk, just a 2-minute walk from the central station. The Piter Inn Hotel offers a 24-hour gym, free Wi-Fi and a 24-hour front desk.

The bright rooms are decorated in a modern style and equipped with air conditioning. Each room is equipped with a flat-screen TV, telephone and safe. The private bathroom is equipped with a hairdryer. Some rooms offer scenic views of Lake Onega.

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The Berth Tourist Complex 2 nights

Tour conditions

Group
up to 50 tourists
Minimum age
7 years old
Duration
5 days 4 nights
Group meets at
Petrozavodsk

Included in price

  • city tour of Petrozavodsk;
  • Kizhi Island tour;
  • excursion to Ruskeala Mountain Park - "Marble Canyon";
  • excursion to the Kivach waterfall;
  • visit to the Kivach Nature Reserve Museum;
  • visit to the arboretum of Karelian Birch on the territory of the Kivach Nature Reserve;
  • sightseeing tour of the Solovetsky Monastery;
  • transportation services along the route;
  • hotel accommodation;
  • meals specified in the program (5 breakfasts, 2 lunches);
  • the work of a guide;
  • entrance tickets for excursions.

Paid extra

  • air and railway tickets to Petrozavodsk and back from Kemi;
  • meals not specified in the tour program;
  • entrance to the Akhvenkoski waterfall — 450 rubles/person.;
  • excursion to Valaam Island (booked upon purchase of the tour, paid on the spot):
    • adults — 5,500 rubles/person.; 
    • children under 12 years old inclusive — 3,000 rubles/person.;
  • the fee for visiting the protected area "Valaam Archipelago" (payment independently on the website of the Directorate of Specially Protected Natural Territories of regional significance of the Republic of Karelia) is 100 rubles/person.;
  • many visiting sites charge a fee for photo and video shooting - from 10 to 150 rubles.

It's important to know

Personal equipment you need for the tour
  1. An identity document placed in an airtight package.
  2. For tourists traveling with children, a birth certificate of children is required.
  3. A compulsory medical insurance policy.
  4. Do not forget to take with you the medicines that you take all the time, and those that you may need.
  5. To visit monasteries and temples, women will need a headscarf and a skirt below the knee, and men will need long trousers. 
  6. Shoes for the trip should be comfortable.
  7. Please note that in the summer, especially in early June, temperature differences from +30 to +10 are possible. Therefore, take care in advance of warm clothes, windbreakers, hats and comfortable, familiar, worn shoes, because you will have to spend a lot of time on your feet.
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Dates and Prices

  • from US$ 500
    17 – 21 Jun 5 days 4 nights
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  • from US$ 500
    24 – 28 Jun 5 days 4 nights
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  • from US$ 500
    1 – 5 Jul 5 days 4 nights
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  • from US$ 500
    8 – 12 Jul 5 days 4 nights
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  • from US$ 500
    15 – 19 Jul 5 days 4 nights
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