Winter railway cruise to Karelia

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

We will drive from the Karelian capital, the port of Petrozavodsk, to 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$ 517
+ tickets to the starting point of the tour
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Duration
4 Days
3 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 28 – 31 Dec
    • 31 Dec, 2024 – 3 Jan, 2025
    • 3 – 6 Jan, 2025
    • 20 – 23 Feb, 2025
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
Contact the tour coordinator
Weekdays: 8am - 8pm
Weekends: 8am - 7pm (GMT +3)
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Tour highlights

Festive atmosphere
Let's look at the charming Karelian grandfather Talviukko, the local Santa Claus
A journey through three eras of history
Ancient labyrinths, secrets of rock paintings, medieval knights and mysterious Karelian runes are waiting for you
The mysterious beauty of marble
We will visit an incredibly beautiful and modern mountain park in one of the most picturesque places in Karelia

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Departure from Moscow

    Self-boarding the train (the number of the train, carriage, seats will be indicated in the voucher).

    21:05 — departure of the train from Leningradsky railway station in Moscow.

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  • Day 2 - Petrozavodsk
  • Day 3 - Sightseeing walking tour of Sortavala. Ruskeala. 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 per 1 person, depending on the accommodation, RUB.:

CategoryFour-seater compartmentDouble compartmentDouble compartment
Single occupancy
For adults46 00056 00081 400
For children from 0 to 9 years old inclusive (with a seat)45 40055 400 -
For children from 0 to 4 years old inclusive (without a seat)33 10033 100 -
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. The train has a restaurant car and a photo compartment.

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 according to the program:
  • 1 day - not included;
  • Day 2 - breakfast on the train, lunch in a cafe;
  • Day 3 - breakfast on the train, dinner in a cafe;
  • Day 4 - not included;
  • transportation and excursion services, including entrance tickets to the excursion facilities according to the program.

Paid extra

  • air and railway tickets to Moscow and back;
  • personal expenses;
  • the purchase of one additional seat in a four–seater compartment is 18,300 rubles.

It's important to know

Are plane tickets included in the tour price?

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?
How is the food organized?

Dates and Prices

The tour dates are not confirmed yet. Please, for clarification
  • from US$ 517
    28 – 31 Dec 4 days 3 nights
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  • from US$ 517
    31 Dec, 2024 – 3 Jan, 2025 4 days 3 nights
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  • from US$ 517
    3 – 6 Jan, 2025 4 days 3 nights
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  • from US$ 517
    20 – 23 Feb, 2025 4 days 3 nights
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