Arrival in Petrozavodsk by train from Moscow or from St. Petersburg. Meeting with the guide at the railway station. Transfer to the restaurant. Breakfast. Departure for Kizhi Island by hydrofoil. Excursion in the Kizhi Open-Air Museum of Wooden Architecture. Kizhi is one of the first open-air museums and one of the most popular tourist attractions in Russia.
The pearl of the museum is its world-known wooden church ensemble which is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1990.
Lunch. Transfer to Petrozavodsk by hydrofoil. Arrival in Petrozavodsk.
Transfer to Kivach Nature Reserve. You will visit waterfall Kivach, which is the second plain waterfall in Europe, the nature museum, and dendrarium, where you will get acquainted with typical local flora and fauna and with rare plants like Karelian birch. Transfer to Petrozavodsk. Hotel accommodation.
City tour of Petrozavodsk. Petrozavodsk was founded by Peter the Great in 1703 on the banks of Lake Onego, in the first place as an iron factory and quarrying centre. The city, now capital of Karelia, has fine examples of the 18th century Neo-Vlassical architecture. The city tour covers the main sights, as well as a walk along the embankment of Lake Onego. Photo stop near the monument to Peter the Great.
Transfer to the Kinerma Village, which in 2016 became the most beautiful village in Russia.
Nadezhda, a local resident of Kinerma Village, will meet us and show the main sights of the village, which are houses of the end of the 19th century and the wooden chapel of Virgin Mary of Smolensk erected in the 17th century. After the excursion around the village Nadezhda will invite you to her house to have a traditional Karelian lunch.
Departure for Petrozavodsk. Dinner. Transfer to the railway station.
|Number of people||2 pax||4 pax||6 pax||8 pax||10 pax|
|Total package price in EUR *||404 €||306 €||265 €||
*We offer discounts for groups more than 10 pax. To enquire about group rates, please contact us.