Sightseeing tour on the “Meteor” to Valaam from St. Petersburg for 2 days. One night stay in a hotel on the island of Valaam. The route starts from Ozerki metro in St. Petersburg. On a sightseeing bus, the group leaves for Priozersk. In Priozersk, landing on the ship Meteor to Valaam. This tour to Valaam for 2 days is already much more interesting than a one-day tour, but it is difficult to get there. Valaam has a limited number of hotels, so book it in advance. However, do not despair! If you just decided to go to Valaam, call our manager and he will find places for you!
9 100 – 11 400 rubles per person, depending on the type of accommodation
TOUR COST INCLUDES:
bus + meteor
food (breakfast, lunch on the first day, dinner)
TOUR COST DOES NOT INCLUDE:
When planning a trip, you must have a sufficient reserve of time – at least 3 hours after the end of the program, since delays due to force majeure circumstances – adverse weather conditions on Lake Ladoga (storm and its consequences, fog, etc.), difficulties are possible when driving (traffic jams) on roads and other unforeseen factors.
Group gathering at 7:30 (metro station “Ozerki”). Departure at 08:00 in the city of Priozersk, travel time 2 hours 30 minutes. Transfer to about. Valaam at 11.00 m / v Meteor, travel time 1 hour 15 minutes Arrival at Monastery Bay. Excursion to the Central Estate of the Valaam Transfiguration Monastery: the majestic Transfiguration Cathedral, the Assumption Refectory Church, cell buildings and outbuildings, Lunch. A concert of spiritual chants, an excursion to the Nikolsky Skete. 18.30 dinner. Accommodation at the hotel at 13.00. Upon request, you can order excursions upon arrival to the island (Valaam Skete, Konevskie Lakes, Skete in the name of All Saints and Smolensk Skete, Communication of the Times. Igumen Cemetery). Dinner.
Brunch (after the Liturgy). The hotel will be released at 10.00 (things can be left in the hotel’s luggage room). Free time or optional excursions. Departure m / v “Meteor” from about. Valaam at 18.00. Going along Lake Ladoga to Priozersk. Transfer to St. Petersburg. Return to Art. m. “Ozerki” approximately at 22.30.
When planning a trip it is necessary to have sufficient float time – 3 hours after the end of the program in case any unforeseen delays caused by bad weather conditions on Ladoga Lake such as storms and its consequences, fog , traffic jams etc.
Dress code. During visits of active churches of the monastery situated within inside square line of monastic buildings men must remove headwear and women must wear skirts and headwear or kerchiefs. Sport suits, shorts, tube tops and low-cut dresses are not allowed. Footwear convenient for long walks is strictly recommended. Some slight changes could be made to program if considered necessary.
The day before the trip the tourists receive an sms message with guide’s mobile phone number and the number of the bus. The guide is available not earlier then 07.30 up to 08.00 latest. Call to the guide is allowed only in case of urgency such as delay or cancelation of the trip.
Departure is strict according to schedule, at 08.00. If tourists are late and miss the departure they may catch up to the group independently by taxi having learned the number of the bus, the make of the bus, the route and the place of boarding from the guide. Or cancel the trip. Issues concerning a refund for compelling reasons are resolved at a tour sale point.
In case of a storm the trip is cancelled in the morning before departure. Issues concerning date changing or a refund are resolved by telephone call during the office working hours.