Karelian Tours

Winter karelian trail

Tour Description (pdf)
Kivach Nature Reserve Girvas

Travel itinerary

Day 1 Kivach Nature Reserve - Girvas

Arrival in Petrozavodsk by train from Moscow. Meeting with the guide.

Meeting with the jeep instructors. Each jeep will take 2-3 persons. Transfer to the Kivach Nature Reserve.

Excursion in the Kivach Nature Reserve. You will get acquainted with the second highest plain waterfall in Europe and typical and rare Karelian plants. The eco system of the Kivach Nature Reserve is unique. Apart from the picturesque landscapes you will enjoy its crystal clear air.

Picnic on the way and then transfer to Girvas. After a short briefing you will try yourself in the off-road ride. In the past there was an ancient volcano in this area. Till today you can see traces of lava on the rocks. Girvas is a popular area in Karelia for off-road jeep competition.

Our next stop is in the first Russian spa, founded by Peter the Great in the 18th century. Till today its waters rich with iron heal from various diseases. You will taste this water from each spring. Visit of the ancient Church of Apostle Peter. Built in 1721 at the decree of Peter the Great, according to his design and drawings On our way back to Petrozavodsk we will make a final stop near Sampo Mountain. This is a hill from which you get a splendid panorama of Karelian taiga.

Arrival in Petrozavodsk.

Price

Number of people 2 pax 4 pax 6 pax 8 pax 10 pax
Total package price in EUR * 174 €  156 €  150 € 

147 € 

146 € 

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

This one-day tour is available during winter season and includes:

  • English-speaking guide’s services as per the program
  • Entrance fee and excursions as per the program
  • Jeeping
  • Visa support

Price doesn’t include:

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