Winter color. Private tour to Karelia

This unique individual tour to Karelia is designed specifically for small groups. You will see the most interesting places and get unforgettable emotions and a boost of energy.

The tour is held at this price from January 10 to April 15 for a group of two people on any day upon request.

Location

Petrozavodsk
from
US$ 405
+ tickets to the starting point of the tour
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Duration
3 Days
2 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 29 Nov – 1 Dec
    • 5 – 7 Dec
    • 8 – 10 Jan, 2025
    • 24 – 26 Jan, 2025
    • 7 – 9 Feb, 2025
or
Accommodation
  • Hotel
    2 nights
Comfort
  • Premium
Difficulty
Easy
For any person
Group
Up to 5 people
Minimum age
3 years old
Group meet at
Petrozavodsk
Contact the tour coordinator
Weekdays: 8am - 8pm
Weekends: 8am - 7pm (GMT +3)
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Tour highlights

Juicy cuisine
A program awaits us at the museum-restaurant "Vkareliiest" with master classes and an immersive performance in the Cave of Petroglyphs
Petrozavodsk
Let's plunge into the friendly atmosphere of the northern city, the younger brother of St. Petersburg
Ruskeala
Let's admire the splendor of the most famous marble quarry in winter guise
Kivach Waterfall
We will see one of the largest flat waterfalls in Europe
Shungite Energy
We will visit the center for the production of shungite products and relax body and soul in the shungite room
Dog sledding
We will get great pleasure from riding with the wind in sleds in dog sleds – Siberian and Alaskan huskies

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Meeting. Petrozavodsk

    We welcome our dear guests in the capital of Karelia — Petrozavodsk.

    Possible arrival options:

    • branded train No. 18 (double-decker train, compartment only);
    • by regular flight on the Moscow-Petrozavodsk plane (the airport is 20 km from the city);
    • in my car.

    Breakfast in the restaurant (buffet).

    Private tour of the capital of the Republic of Karelia. 

    Petrozavodsk is the younger brother of St. Petersburg, born with him in the same year. 

    It was founded in 1703 by Peter the Great. 

    You will get acquainted with the historical center, the monument to Peter I, the governor's Park. 

    A promenade along the beautiful city embankment along Lake Onega, where there is a collection of original sculptures located in the open air.

    Visit to the Karelian Design Center. This is an introduction to traditional materials for the region through the works of Karelian artisans, exclusive designer furniture in the interior in the Karelian style, its own line of clothing and textiles with prints based on the embroideries of the National Museum of Karelia, souvenirs: interior decor made of Karelian birch, shungite, ceramics, gypsum, using traditional embroidery, yagel, Karelian fragrances, petroglyphs. 

    All the items in the showroom are the author's work of masters from Karelia.

    For gourmets and connoisseurs of Karelian culture.

    Gastronomic workshop "Vkareliiest":

    • immersive performance in the Cave of Petroglyphs;
    • gastronomic master class of your choice (national pastry "Kalitki" / Karelo-Finnish ear "Lohikeitto" / Karelian dessert "Lingonberry mousse VISPIPUURO" / "gravlax" (branded ambassador of red fish + gravlax salad).

    After the master class, there is a tasting of dishes prepared with your own hands. By prior request, you can order lunch at the gastronomic workshop.

    Accommodation at the hotel.

    At the request of tourists, it is possible to book another accommodation option.
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  • Day 2 - Shungite Center, sled dog and reindeer kennel, Kivach Nature Reserve
  • Day 3 - Ruskeala, departure
Difficulty
For any person

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Hotel
    2 nights
Comfort
  • Premium

The tour includes accommodation in a hotel.

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

Placement
Severnaya Hotel 4* (standard rooms)

Cost
from 10.01.2024 to 04/15/2024

For a group of 5 people

 

42,500 rubles/person 2-bed room

44,300 rubles/person 1-bed room

41,400 rubles/person additional. place

For a group of 4 people

 

46,900 rubles/person 2-bed room

48,700 rubles/person 1-bed room

45,800 rubles/person additional. place

For a group of 3 people

 

54,500 rubles/person 2-bed room

56,300 rubles/person 1-bed room

53,400 rubles/person additional. place

For a group of 2 people

 

63,500 rubles/person 2-bed room

65,300 rubles/person 1-bed room

62,400 rubles/person additional. place

Discounts

 

3,500 rubles/student up to 12 years old (inclusive)

500 rubles/student from 13 to 17 years old

300 rubles/pensioner 60+

At the request of tourists, it is possible to book another accommodation option. 

You can specify the accommodation requirements: DBL (2-bed room with one bed) or TWIN (2-bed room with two separate beds).

"Severnaya" 4* 2 nights

Severnaya Hotel is located in the center of Petrozavodsk, just 1 km from Lake Onega and a 15-minute walk from the train station and public transport stops.

The Severnaya Hotel offers a wide range of rooms, suites and apartments equipped with everything you need.

The hotel has a business center with meeting facilities.

The attentive staff of the Severnaya Hotel will assist with visa processing and can arrange excursions on request.

Shopping and business areas of the city can be visited near the Severnaya Hotel, as well as restaurants and museums nearby. Guests can explore the neoclassical architectural heritage of Petrozavodsk or take a walk along Lake Onega.

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Tour conditions

Group
up to 5 tourists
Minimum age
3 years old
Duration
3 days 2 nights
Group meets at
Petrozavodsk

Included in price

  • accommodation in a 4* hotel in Petrozavodsk (2 days);
  • meals according to the program (3 breakfasts, 1 tea party with snacks of national cuisine);
  • private sightseeing tour of Petrozavodsk;
  • visiting the center Karelian design;
  • 1 gastronomic master class;
  • excursion to the Cave of petroglyphs;
  • visit to the center for the production of shungite products; 
  • individual program in the kennel of sled dogs and reindeer (excursion, dog sledding 10 km);
  • private excursion to the Kivach Nature Reserve;
  • excursion to the Ruskeala Mountain Park;
  • individual transport service;
  • the work of a guide and escort.

Paid extra

  • air and railway tickets to Petrozavodsk and back;
  • meals not included in the tour price;
  • railway tickets for the Ruskeala Express retro train (Ruskeala – Sortavala);
  • services and excursions for an additional fee.

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

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  • Individual dates available on request
    1 Dec, 2024 – 15 Apr, 2025
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  • from US$ 405
    29 Nov – 1 Dec 3 days 2 nights
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  • from US$ 405
    5 – 7 Dec 3 days 2 nights
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  • from US$ 484
    8 – 10 Jan, 2025 3 days 2 nights
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  • from US$ 484
    24 – 26 Jan, 2025 3 days 2 nights
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  • from US$ 484
    7 – 9 Feb, 2025 3 days 2 nights
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