Tour “Classic” is the best option for a trip to Solovki. We combined it reasonable price and reasonable service. You do not overpay for extra services, for example, for a transfer around the island, but you will have to walk a little. You do not overpay for three meals a day, but if necessary, you will be able to buy products in local stores. You will have a standard cozy room without frills, but it will cost less than a Suite. This is the best rate, which is chosen by 75% of our customers. It is simple, inexpensive and convenient. There is nothing superfluous in it. The excursion program does not differ from other rates, so you can look at the Solovki during your trip all you need to see.
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10:55 – Arrival in Kem trains (022Ч) Saint Petersburg — Murmansk; or individual arrival by car to the village Rabocheostrovsk, where is the port
11: 00 – Meeting of tourists at the main entrance to the railway station with a sign “Pier” between the station building and the first way. Boarding the bus. Transfer to the Rabocheostrovsk (12 km).
11: 30 – Breakfast in the cafe of the tourist complex “Berth”. Breakfast usually includes porridge, pancakes, scrambled eggs, coffee or tea. We recommend that you bring a couple of bottles of water before boarding the ship. Boarding the ship.
12: 30 – Crossing the White sea to the Solovetsky Islands (2-2.5 hours). During the trip from the ship you can see seals or Beluga whales, feed sea gulls, see the archipelago
And just enjoy the view of the Solovki from the water, imagining how the first monks got here through the harsh waters on their small boat.
14: 30 – Arrival to Bolshoy Solovetsky island. Meeting at the pier with the accompanying tour to Solovki from St. PETERSBURG for 3 days. The attendant will meet you with a sign “Polar Aurora” near the ship or at the exit from the pier. Transfer to the hotel (Solovki Hotel, Solovetskaya Sloboda). In agreement with the travelers check can be also performed in the Solo hotel Nord or at the hotel club Ostrovito Morosco. These hotels are considered the best in Solovki for quality of service.
15: 00 – Lunch at the hotel by yourself. The island has a number of catering facilities. This is the refectory of the monastery, cafe “Cabin Campaign,” restaurant “Izba” cafe “Pinagor”, restaurants in hotel Solo Nord and the hotel Solovetskaya Sloboda and cafe “Old Boat”. Lunch and dinner can be in these places, and our guide will tell you where they are located.
16: 00 – Sightseeing tour of the Solovetsky monastery (2.5 hours). During the tour you will be told about the history of the Solovetsky monastery from its Foundation (1436) to the present day. The tour takes place in the Central complex of the Solovetsky monastery, inside the walls. You will not just spend around the fortress wall, and you are in a group visit the fortress wall and a number of temples, which are not allowed without a tour. Guests of the island also get acquainted with the history of the Solovetsky special purpose camp, the Training unit of the Northern fleet and the Jung School. This is a very informative walking tour, which is held in any weather and political situation. For 3 hours you can learn almost everything about Solovki, visit the existing churches, expositions, exhibition cell and other premises. The tour is pedestrian and takes place exclusively within the fortress of the Solovetsky monastery.
18: 30 – Free time to continue independent acquaintance with Solovki. And our group guides will help you to spend it correctly – they will tell you about the main attractions of the island, about possible additional excursions, will help you to sign up for them, will explain where you can eat and where to go on foot or by bike in your free time. Do not forget about the White nights – this is an exceptional time for contemplation of the White sea, the fortress walls of the Solovetsky monastery!
08:00 – Breakfast in the hotel cafe.
10:00 — the complex bus tour “Sekirnaya Hill-Botanical garden” (4 hours) is offered for an additional fee. Holy ascension monastery (Sekirnaya mountain) is located 11 kilometers from the village on one of the highest points of the archipelago – mount Sekirnaya. Guests of the island will be told about the monastic and Soviet history of the monastery and the interesting legend of its creation. But there have been tragedies. At the time of the Solovetsky special purpose camp on the Sekirnaya hill was a punishment cell, where many people died. From the observation deck overlooking the other monastery, situated in the North of the Bolshoy Solovetsky island – Savvatievo. Beautiful landscapes also will not leave you indifferent. On the way back you will make a stop in the Botanical garden, founded in the days of the monastery by one of the archimandrites. Once even grapes and watermelons were grown here. Currently, the Solovetsky Museum supports monastic and camp planting, as well as creates its own. In addition to the variety of vegetation You will see the monastery buildings-the Dacha of the Archimandrite, Alexander and Unnamed chapel, as well as the ancient wooden cross on the Solovki. This is one of the northernmost Botanical gardens in Russia.
13:00 – Lunch in any cafe or restaurant of your choice. Our guide will be happy to tell you about all the places and cuisine.
14: 00 – Free time. Having indicated your wishes to your escort in advance, you can ask him to clarify the information about the availability of groups on the Hare Islands, or on the island of Bolshaya Muksalma, where there is a magnificent boulder dam. In good weather, a walk in the Northern forest and drive on the White sea — a pleasure. If you do not want to go with a group, you can book these tours individually, or just go for a walk to other places. The Central complex of the monastery is also open (except for a number of objects). You can go to the service in the temple. Tour to Solovki from St. PETERSBURG for 3 days suggests more free time to explore the archipelago.
Guests can dine at one of the restaurants or cafes located in the village. The village itself can be reached on foot in 20 minutes. Everything is nearby.
08:00 – Breakfast in the hotel cafe.
Are available at a surcharge excursions to Zayatsky island for the exposition of the Solovki special purpose camp, excursions to the monasteries Isakovo and Savvatyevo. You can also go to the cape of labyrinths, Negotiation stone, ride a boat with an electric motor on the lake-channel system. Schedule of excursions you can check with your escort on the tour to Solovki from St. PETERSBURG for 4 days
Lunch by yourself.
08:00 – Breakfast in the hotel cafe. Collecting things. Luggage storage. Renting rooms.
Visiting souvenir shops or exhibitions of the Solovetsky Museum-reserve (for an additional fee). You can have time to the Maritime Museum, the exposition of the Solovetsky special purpose camp, or Cape labyrinths. On request-a visit to the specialized shop of the Arkhangelsk algae plant.
Lunch by yourself.
15: 30 – transfer from the hotel to the port. Boarding the ship. Departure to mainland
16:00 – Journey to the White sea (2 – 2.5 hours) in Rabocheostrovsk. Transfer to the railway station in Kem.
20: 30 – Departure by train (021H) Murmansk – St. Petersburg.
*Price in rubles per person
|Number of people||Solovetskaya Sloboda||Solovki Hotel|
|1 person (1 room)||33800||36400|
|2 people (1 room)||22000||23300|
|2 people + 1 child (1 room)||19500||21200|
|3 people (2 rooms)||25100||26900|
4 people (1 room)
4 people (2 rooms)
6 people (3 rooms)