Excursion to Valaam from St. Petersburg in the first half of the day. Helicopter take-off is possible from several sites in the city and the nearest suburbs or Pulkovo-2 (transport fees are paid additionally). One and a half hour flight to Valaam, landing, meeting with a guide. Tour of the Central complex of the Valaam monastery on an individual basis. Time on the island-about 4 hours. There is free time, or you can arrange additional excursions. Return to St. Petersburg after the excursion to Valaam by helicopter in the evening (after dark). This program we organize only individually and for ready-made groups!
Please note that there may be delays during the tour to Valaam. Please have at least 3 hours in reserve before the train or plane (if you leave on the same day). Shoes should be comfortable, without high heels, clothing for the season. Women need a skirt and a headscarf to visit temples. During the trip, you must have an identity document. The time of visit and the order of excursions can be changed. The tour operator is not responsible for delays due to the weather situation. The time in the program is preliminary. The tour can start and end earlier or later depending on weather conditions, weather situation and other factors.
The cost for groups of 6 people is negotiable! Call our Manager. He will figure out what you can save!
09: 00 – Arrival to the designated site at the specified time for a tour of Valaam by helicopter. Landing in the helicopter. Takeoff. We recommend you to take a good camera, as from a height of flight you can take very good pictures.
11: 30 – Arrival to Valaam. Landing. The guide meets you near the helipad. Start of the tour of the Central complex. The guide will tell you about the history of the Valaam monastery, will guide you to the most curious and interesting places. Sometimes during the tour it is allowed to climb the bell tower, which offers a good view of most of the island.
13: 00 – Lunch in the monastery refectory. Fish dishes are usually served if there is no fasting. Meat in the monastery is almost not eaten. However, the lunch is delicious and hearty. These meals you eat the brethren of the monastery that gives an insight into the life of the monastery.
14: 00 – Free time. You can walk along the routes that are located near the Central complex or pre-arrange excursions to other skits, for example, to Nikolsky.
16: 00 – Arrival at the site. Departure by helicopter from the island.
17: 30 – Arrival at the site in St. Petersburg. The end of the tour to Valaam by helicopter.
*Price in rubles per person
|Helicopter model||Tour price|
|Robinson R44 (3-4 people)||221 000|
|Bell 206 (max 4 people)||320 000|
|Bell 407 (max 6 people)||372 000|
|Ми-8 (max 18 people)||835 000|
|Flight from Pulkovo airport||
15000 — tax per person
40000 — landing