Saint-Petersburg – Karelia 8D/7N

Saint-Petersburg – Karelia 8D/7N

Explore the vast Russian nature with mesmerizing views and beauties
Active, Cultural
8 Days
10 Excursions
5 Cities
from 761 EUR
per person for 30 pax
Short program
  • Day 1
    Arrival in Saint-Petersburg
  • Day 2
    St. Petersburg. City Tour with Peter and Paul Fortress. Visit to Hermitage museum
  • Day 3
    Saint-Petersburg – Petrozavodsk. Visit Pushkin (Palace and Park). Arrival in Petrozavodsk
  • Day 4
    Arrival to Kinerma
  • Day 5
    Sortavala – Valaam – Petrozavodsk
  • Day 6
    Petrozavodsk – Kizhi
  • Day 7
    Petrozavodsk – Kivach
  • Day 8
    Departure from Russia
Detailed program
Day 1: St.Petersburg
  • Arrival in Saint-Petersburg.
  • Journey to the hotel with guide.
  • Check-in at the hotel.
  • Overnight at the hotel.
Day 2: St. Petersburg
  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • City Tour with Peter and Paul Fortress.
  • Lunch at the local restaurant.
  • Visit to Hermitage museum.
  • Overnight at the hotel.
Day 3: St.Petersburg - Petrozavodsk
  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Check out from the hotel.
  • Visit Pushkin (Palace and Park).
  • Lunch at the local restaurant.
  • Free time.
  • Transfer to the train station.
  • Departure to Petrozavodsk by train.
  • Arrival in Petrozavodsk. Meeting with the guide (no bus). Check-in to the hotel.
  • Dinner at the hotel. Overnight.
Day 4: Petrozavodsk – Kinerma - Ruskeala - Sortavala
  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Departure to Sortavala.
  • Arrival to Kinerma. Panoramic tour and lunch at the village.
  • Visit Ruskeala Park.
  • Departure to Sortavala.
  • Arrival in Sortavala. Check in at the hotel.
  • Overnight.
Day 5: Sortavala – Valaam - Petrozavodsk
  • Breakfast.
  • Departure to Valaam.
  • Panoramic tour.
  • Lunch at the monastery.
  • Panoramic city tour.
  • Departure to Sortavala by boat.
  • Departure to Petrozavodsk.
  • Dinner.
  • Check in at the hotel.
  • Overnight at the hotel.
Day 6: Petrozavodsk - Kizhi
  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Meeting with the guide.
  • Meteor to Kizhi.
  • Excursions in Kizhi. Visit Museum of Kizhi.
  • Visit of the restoration and production complex of buildings which carry out restoration works on specific elements of the famous Church of the Transfiguration. This method involves consecutive framings of the building, in a bottom-up way, without a complete dismantling of the monument.
  • Lunch box.
  • Meteor to Petrozavodsk.
  • Arrival in Petrozavodsk.
  • Dinner.
  • Overnight at the hotel.
Day 7: Petrozavodsk - Kivach
  • Breakfast at the hotel. Check-out from the hotel (luggage stays at the hotel store room).
  • Departure to Kivatch.
  • Arrival to Kivatch, visit Kivatch waterfall.
  • The ecological path "taiga world reserve" (circular route with a length of 600 m in the picturesque forest area on the banks of the river Suna, near sightseeing area of the reserve).
  • Picnic with “Shashlik”. (to be confirmed later)
  • Departure to Petrozavodsk.
  • City Tour Petrozavodsk.
  • Dinner.
  • Pick-up luggage from the hotel and walk to the railway station (5 minutes)
  • Departure to St. Petersburg by night train.
Day 8: St. Petersburg
  • Arrival in St. Petersburg.
  • Breakfast box.
  • Meeting with the guide and transfer to the airport.
  • Departure from Russia.
from 761 EUR per person for 30 pax
Includes
  • Entrances as per the program
  • Professional guide services (European language) as per the program
  • Bus services as per the program
  • Visa support Letter
  • Registration fee
  • 2 Nights in Saint-Petersburg – Park Inn Nevsky Hotel or similar, 4*
  • 3 nights in Petrozavodsk – Hotel Park Inn Petrozavodsk, 4* or similar
  • 1 night in Sortavala – Hotel Lamberg or similar
  • Fast train St. Petersburg-Petrozavodsk, standard class seats
  • Night Train Petrozavodsk-St. Petersburg (2nd class, 4-berths compartment)
  • Daily breakfasts, Lunches and Dinners as per the program
Excludes
  • Tips
  • Photo and video shooting tickets
  • Russian visa fees
  • Meals & Beverages except mentioned
  • Porterage
  • Flight tickets to / out Russia
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