Karelia & Kizhi Island - 4 days
Resting on the shores of the Onego and Ladoga Lakes, the historic and undeniably scenic region of Karelia boasts a beautiful backdrop of hills, lakes, rivers, forest and steppes. With a variety of outdoor leisure opportunities and active pursuits, Karelia is one of Russia's best kept hideaways.
Welcome to beautiful 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 | Dinner
Kizhi Museum and doll making
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 | Breakfast
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.
Breakfast x 2
Prices & Dates
Prices shown are ‘per person’, based on a travelling party of at least 2 adults. The single supplement price needs to be added to the twin/double price if single rooms are required. If travelling solo, an additional ‘1-person’ supplement will apply.Read More