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One day tour to Kizhi island

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1 day
7000 ₽
daily, from 1 July to 31 August

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Tourist club “Polar Aurora” offers a one-day tour to Kizhi this summer. This tour to Kizhi can be arranges from Petrozavodsk, Moscow and St. Petersburg. During 4 hours spent on the island you can learn the history of the island of Kizhi, see its main attraction – the Kizhi Pogost, and get acquainted with the life of the peasants of Zaonezhie. If you want to stay in this wonderful land for a few days, we can offer you tours to Kizhi with accommodation near the famous island.




4 100 rubles – 1 person (foreign tourist)

Children under 6 are free.

380 rubles – Lunch box

For large groups, other discounts are provided.


  • Meteor Tickets
  • Excursion service as part of a group on the island of Kizhi


  • Transfer to the port
  • Food
  • Additional services

IMPORTANT: Excursion to Kizhi is extremely dependent on weather conditions. If the excursion is canceled due to weather conditions, the funds received for the tour are returned in full. The decision to enter the lake is made by the captain of the vessel, not the tourists. If the tourist voluntarily refused to travel with the possibility of holding a tour, funds for the tour are not refunded


– Arrival at the railway station in Petrozavodsk, self-transfer to the port (port Address: Petrozavodsk, Karl Marx str., 1A)
– Landing on the hydrofoil “meteor”. Boarding takes place 15 minutes before departure. The number “Meteor” will be announced. Usually the vessels going to Kizhi stand at the very beginning of the berth.
– Departure on Kizhi-Petrozavodsk route (1 hour 15 minutes)
– Arriving on the island. You will stay on the island for 4 hours depending on the time of your return. Transition to the excursion Department of the Museum-reserve.
– Walking tour around the southern part of Kizhi island (2 hours 15 minutes). You can get acquainted with the monuments of wooden architecture: old houses built according to a special type – “house-purse”, barns, mills and, of course, the world-famous Northern temples. The center of the famous ensemble of Kizhi churchyard is considered to be the 22-Chapter Church of the Transfiguration, covered with many legends. In the neighboring Church of the intercession you will see the preserved masterpieces of Karelian iconography. The guide will show and tell you about the oldest Church of the 14th century Resurrection of Lazarus of Murom. Next, you will have about 1.5 hours to wander around the island on your own, buy Souvenirs or take a few photos of this famous place to place them in social networks or just keep them as a souvenir.
– Departure of “Meteor” on the route “Kizhi-Petrozavodsk”. Don’t be late! “Meteor” departs on schedule and waits for no one. Travel time 1 hour 15 minutes
– Arrival in Petrozavodsk. Self-service transfer to the station.

Take with you:

Comfortable shoes and comfortable clothes for walking. It is advisable to take an umbrella or waterproof cloak. We also recommend you to bring soft drinks, water and a snack on the road, as there is only one cafe on the island, where you can go only after the tour.

ATTENTION: on the island of Kizhi there are ticks and vipers (snakes). In the territory where tourists are, it is almost impossible to meet these reptiles and insects, but do not forget about safety measures. Do not go off the trail or road, and don’t walk and lie in the grass without emergency. Also, smoking is prohibited throughout the southern part of the island. One smoking area is located next to the marina. Another area near the Kizhi graveyard.

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