Karelia Tours

Kizhi Vacation

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Petrozavodsk Kizhi Island Petrozavodsk

Arrival in Petrozavodsk from St. Petersburg. Meeting with the guide at the railway station. Transfer to the restaurant.


City tour of Petrozavodsk. You will get acquainted with the history of the capital of Karelia and visit its major places of interest. Photo stop near the monument to Peter the Great.

Departure for Kizhi Island by hydrofoil.

Upon arrival transfer to the guesthouse Kizhskaya Blagodat by boat (10 minutes). Kizhskaya Blagodat is a cozy family run guesthouse situated on the mainland right opposite Kizhi Island. The owner of the guesthouse is the son of the head carpenter, who restored the church of the Transfiguration in the Soviet time. You will be pleasantly surprised with the tranquility of the place as well as with the hospitality of its hosts. Accommodation in twin rooms (WC and shower in every room). Welcome lunch.

Excursion by boat to the ancient wooden chapels around Kizhi Island, which form the famous Kizhi Necklace.


* Sauna for additional pay.


Transfer to Kizhi Island by boat (10 minutes).

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.


Transfer to Petrozavodsk by hydrofoil (1 hour 15 minutes). Arrival in Petrozavodsk. Transfer to the railway station.


Number of people 2 pax 4 pax 6 pax 8 pax 10 pax
Total package price in EUR * 477 €  344 €  304 € 

280 € 

265 € 

*We offer discounts for groups more than 10 pax. To enquire about group rates, please contact us. 

This two-day tour is available during May-September and includes:

  • Accommodation in ½ TWN at the guesthouse Kizhskaya Blagodat
  • meals as per the program
  • hydrofoil Petrozavodsk – Kizhi – Petrozavodsk
  • boat excursion “Kizhi Necklace” 
  • English-speaking guide’s services as per the program
  • Entrance fees and excursions as per the program
  • Visa support

Price doesn’t include:

  • Meals and beverages
  • Tips
  • Photo and video shooting fee
  • Visa fee
  • Train tickets