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
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
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
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