The price includes: accommodation in double rooms with amenities, meals (3 Breakfast, 1 dinner), tour and transport services. Railway tickets are not included in the tour price.
Arrival at the railway station of Belomorsk, meeting with the guide, transfer to the hotel, accomodation in the hotel.
Self-arrival to the port of tourists who purchased the tour without overnight in the 1st day of the tour.
Transfer to the ship “Sapphire”, departure to Solovki.
Crossing the White sea, during which you can admire the picturesque Islands, watch the sea ducks and polar terns, feed the seagulls, see the white sea seals and Beluga whales, as well as relax in one of the three comfortable passenger cabins of the ship. Breakfast on Board.
Arrival to Solovki.
Sightseeing tour of the Solovetsky Kremlin, familiarity with its history and architecture, a visit to the territory of the Central complex of the monastery, operating temples, objects of economic activity of the monastery, monuments included in the UNESCO world heritage list.
Walk along the picturesque shore of the White sea to the Cape of labyrinths, where you will see “dancing” Solovetsky birches and “labyrinths” – spiral stone calculations, a monument of culture of prehistoric civilizations.
Accommodation in the hotel “Solovki-hotel”.
Optional – visit the evening service of the Solovetsky Spaso-Preobrazhensky Stavropegial male monastery.
Breakfast. Free time for an independent walk.
On request for an additional fee:
Excursion “lakes and canals of Solovki” (650 rubles, duration 5-6 hours). Boat camping in a small circle the lake and canal system at 4-5 local boats, “Pella”, the transition of the inland lakes of Solovki (7 km). Inspection of hydraulic structures of the monastery (canals, locks, piers, dams), the Bay of Prosperity, the ancient monastery road. Control of the boat is independent.
Boat trip to the Big Zayatsky island (900 rubles, duration 3.5 hours). Inspection of the largest pagan sanctuary II-I Millennium BC, unique stone labyrinths, complex of religious and burial structures, the Church of St. Andrew, Russia’s first stone Harbor and monuments of St. Andrew’s skete.
Excursion “boat trip to the island of Big Muksalma” (1 500 rubles, duration 6 hours). You will see a grandiose hydraulic structure-a man-made boulder dam 1.5 km long, connecting the Islands of Bolshaya Solovetsky and Bolshaya Muksalma, amazing landscapes, as well as get acquainted with the history of the Sergiev skete. The distance from the tour Desk to the pier in the Bay of Long Bay tourists walk (5 km).
Breakfast. Check-out until 12:00. Free time for an independent walk. Optional – visit to the Maritime Museum where the exhibition tells about the spiritual and economic development of marine spaces and coastal areas of the Russian North. On request for an additional fee:
Bus tour ” mount Sekirnaya. Holy ascension monastery” (1 000 rubles, duration 3.5 hours). Visit the highest point of the island – mount Sekirnaya, from the top of which offers an unforgettable view of the Solovki, and excursion ” Botanical garden-makarievskaya desert.” Visit the most Northern in Russia is the Botanical garden with a tour of the summer residence of the Archimandrite of the Alexander chapel and the memorial cross.
Boarding the ship. Dinner on Board.
Return to Belomorsk. Transfer to the railway station of Belomorsk. Departure of night trains.
On request, for an additional fee – overnight in Belomorsk or overnight transfer by bus to St. Petersburg.