During this tour to Solovki you will have time to see most of the sights of the Solovetsky Archipelago, enjoy its nature and beauties, as well as save a little, as its price is lower than other similar tours. Of the minuses: you will have to spend two nights on the bus, but we tried to choose the most comfortable transport for long trips to brighten up your trip!
26400 rubles / person. Surcharge for single accommodation – 5 500 rubles
TOUR COST INCLUDES:
travel by bus and boat, accommodation in double rooms with private facilities, meals according to the program (1 evening tea with pastries, 3 breakfasts, 3 dinners), excursion service, escort.
TOUR COST DOES NOT INCLUDE:
The rest is food, additional excursions, taxis in St. Petersburg
NOTES: The order and time of excursions can be changed by the host as a result of weather conditions or local events, without changing the contents of the excursion program. The approximate cost of set dinners is 500 rubles.
17:00 – Group gathering near the Dybenko metro station, meeting with the guide, boarding the bus, night transfer to Rabocheostrovsk (830 km).
20:00 – Stop for an evening tea party in the cozy village restaurant “Farmer” in the village of Domozhirovo. You will be offered aromatic tea and fresh pastries from our own bakery. On the territory of the complex: a source with artesian water (a well 215 meters deep), open-air cages with pets and birds.
Stop in Petrozavodsk at the 24 hours shopping center.
Breakfast in the hotel restaurant.
Bus excursion “Mountain Sekirnaya. Holy Ascension Monastery ”(duration 3 hours). A visit to the highest point of the island – Sekirnaya Mountain, from the top of which an unforgettable view of Solovki opens, and the tour “Botanical Garden – Makaryevskaya Deserts”. A visit to the northernmost botanical garden in Russia with an inspection of the cottage of the archimandrite, the Alexander Chapel and the worship cross.
Boat trip on a boat to the Big Zayatsky Island (duration 3 hours). Inspection of the largest pagan sanctuary of the 2nd-1st millennia BC, unique stone labyrinths, a complex of religious and funerary structures, the Church of St. Andrew the First-Called, the first stone harbor in Russia and the monuments of the St. Andrew Monastery.
Sightseeing walk to the Negotiation Stone – a unique monument to Solovki, reminiscent of the events of the Crimean War. An inscription is clearly visible on the granite slab, telling about the visit of the English squadron and the negotiations held in 1855 between the abbot of the monastery and the English officer.
For an additional fee it will be possible to choose “Excursion of the day”, information about possible excursions will be provided by your guide.
Free time. A visit to the store of the Arkhangelsk algae plant, where you can get acquainted with unique products from local algae: kelp, fucus and anfelia and purchase unusual gifts.
Transfer things to the pier. Landing on the ship. Return to Rabocheostrovsk.
Dinner at the restaurant. Boarding the bus. Night moving to St. Petersburg.
Stop in Petrozavodsk for a short rest.
12:00 – (approximately) arrival in St. Petersburg