The Republic of Karelia can be called the "northern magnet" of Russia: it attracts travelers to its lands. Regardless of the season, they come there from all over the world. The uniqueness of Karelian nature with its wild forests and pristine lakes, the intersection of cultures, many antiquities and all kinds of monuments make the vacation here diverse and deep.
Season: May - September
Leaving for the city of Sortavala (Distance: 240 km) early in the morning.
Taking a high-speed boat to the island of Valaam (travel time: 50 minutes). During a sightseeing tour, we will see the monastery and visit the Transfiguration Cathedral, where the relics of its founders rest.
Going to the part of the island called “New Jerusalem”. At the end of the excursion, we will climb Mount Eleon, from here there is a wonderful view of Lake Ladoga.
In the evening, return to Sortavala. We visit the exhibition of the famous woodcarver - Kronid Gogolev. Return to Petrozavodsk.Night in Hotel Karelia
Breakfast. Departure by boat to the Solovetsky Islands (travel time: 2.5 hours along the White Sea). Sightseeing tour of the Solovetsky Kremlin.
The tour introduces you to the history of the Solovetsky Monastery, the Solovetsky Special Purpose Camp, the Training Unit of the Northern Fleet and the Jung School. We will visit the territory of the central complex of the monastery, temples, monuments included in the UNESCO World Heritage List.
Walk to the Cape of Labyrinths and the "dancing" Solovetsky birches.
Hotel check-in. Free time
Breakfast. Check out.
Today we will visit one of the highest points of the Big Solovetsky Island. The view of the island and the White Sea is unforgettable. We will also see a unique lighthouse church, one of the northernmost botanical gardens in Russia.
Transfer to the pier. Departure by boat to the village of Rabocheostrovsk.
Transfer to the railway station of the city of Kem.
Night train to Petrozavodsk.
accommodation in rooms of the selected category in the hotels “Karelia 4 *” (2 nights), “Prichal” (1 night), “Solovetskaya Sloboda” (1 night);
meals according to the program: 5 breakfasts;
transportation according to the program;
all entrance fees to museums and reserves;
tickets for water transport to the visited islands (Kizhi Island, Valaam Island, Solovki Island).
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|Price per person||$927||$1010||$1146||$1421||$2245|