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FROM: USD $1,199

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.

Prices & Dates
Day 1

Welcome to Karelia

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

Day 2

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

Days 3-4

Free time and departure

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 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.

Single Supp.
Karelia & Kizhi Island - 4 days
USD $1199
USD $629

Prices are indicative and will vary depending on your chosen hotels, room availability as well as time of travel. Please bear this in mind if comparing prices as we always aim to deliver exceptional value.

Please note that discounts will apply if there are more 4 our more people in your travelling party, since fixed costs like transportation and guiding are shared across the group.

Trip Highlights

Petrozavodsk 300 - collection of 18th Century architecture and gardens - Peter the Great monument
Avant garde open air museum
Walk through National Park
Onego Lake embankment
Kizhi Island - UNESCO protected wooden churches and cathedrals
Optional guided rafting excursion


3 nights standard, superior or deluxe hotel options available
Petrozavodsk railway station arrival and departure transfers
Professional English speaking guide & private air-con transport
Breakfast daily, 1 dinner
Entrance fees to all listed sites

Not Included

International flights and visa
Tipping - an entirely personal gesture
Tour Details
OTG Independent
Tailored To Suit You
Any day of the year
Hotel Rating
Standard, Superior or Deluxe
Local Payment
Tour Guide
Yes - for all included sightseeing
Breakfast: 3, Dinner: 1
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