Karelia - 4 days

FROM USD $1,579

Resting on the shores of the Onego and Ladoga Lakes, Karelia boasts a beautiful back drop of hills, lakes, rivers, forest and steppes. With a variety of outdoor leisure opportunities, active pursuits, Karelia is perhaps, one of Russia's best kept hideaways.

Day 1: Karelia
Welcome to Karelia! Arrive Petrozavodsk railway station, transfer and hotel check in. Taking a walking tour of the ‘Petrozavodsk-300’, discover 18th century architecture, gardens, monuments, theatres, Onego Lake embankment and a modern avant garde open-air museum. Afternoon hydrofoil to Kizhi Island, famous for its UNESCO protected wooden churches, 66km north-east of the city across Lake Onega. Tonight enjoy dinner at a traditional Karelian cuisine restaurant. Overnight - Karelia (D)
Day 2: Karelia
This morning take a class at the Kizhi Museum in Petrozavodsk and learn to make a traditional Karelian doll. In the afternoon visit Kivach Waterfall (the largest flat land waterfall in Europe) and the beautiful wooden Assumption Church. Overnight - Karelia (B)
Days 3 - 4: Karelia
A free day to explore or optional rafting excursion on the nearby lake. On day 4 our arrangements conclude after breakfast and onward departure transfer to the railway station. Karelia (B:2)
Tour Details
  • Starts in: Karelia / Ends in: Karelia
  • No local payment required
  • Breakfast:3, Lunch: 0, Dinner: 1
  • Hotel Rating: 3 - 5 star
  • Tour Guide: Yes
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