THE PRICE INCLUDES:
transport service on the route “Petrozavodsk – Kizhi – Petrozavodsk”
transfers Kizhi – Sennaya Guba – Kizhi.
This tour to Kizhi is arranged for tourists from Moscow (a tour to Kizhi from Moscow) and St. Petersburg (tours to Kizhi from St. Petersburg). You leave Moscow or St. Petersburg on Friday evening and arrive in Petrozavodsk on Saturday morning. We are waiting for tourists from all trains, and then we go on a tour to Kizhi by boat “Meteor”. The tourist complex is located near the famous island (15-20 minutes). Here you can steam out in the sauna, go fishing or order additional excursions and visit those attractions that are not included in the programs of all other tour operators. For example, an excursion around the island of Kizhi! On the way back on Sunday evening you arrive in Petrozavodsk, take the train and next day in the morning arrive in one of the two capitals. The tourist complex in which we accommodate tourists is small but very cozy and is located near the island. The hosts carefully maintain the cleanliness and order, as well as always ready to offer their guests how to spend the remaining free time. Guest houses are fully equipped, and all year round prepared for the reception of tourists.
07: 00 – arrival to Petrozavodsk by train № 12 St. Petersburg – Petrozavodsk.
08: 33 – arrival to Petrozavodsk by train No. 18 Moscow – Petrozavodsk.
09: 00 – gathering of tourists at the main entrance to the railway station from the city side. At the request of tourists, for an additional fee – sightseeing tour of Petrozavodsk with a walk along the waterfront of the Onega lake. Transfer to port. Boarding. Departure to Kizhi island on “Comet” (the time of transfer to the port depends on the departure time of the ship). Boat transfer to the tourist complex, accommodation, lunch. Acquaintance with the hosts, activities and excursions at extra cost: fishing, boating with instructor on lake Onega, Russian bathhouse. A water excursion to the village of Lelikovo – located on the Small Lelikovo island is offered for an additional fee. Before the beginning of the XX century, two villages were located nearby: southern Lelikovo and Northern Lelikovo, then they were combined into one settlement. Еhe village has preserved old houses. On the lake, there is a beautiful wooden tent Church in the name of John the Baptist, Dating from 1885. It was built by the local farmer Kleerov. His stone house still stands in the village, and he is buried next to the Church. Redcola Isle – a small rocky island about 500 metres long. Ancient Sami sanctuary. One of the most famous monuments of the island – “Radkowski idol” or “the Owner”, which local residents had associated with many traditions. The island also has an unusual flora. Here you can find such rare plants like Solomon’s seal medicinal, Oregano, Thyme, Dragonhead, Ruisa that during flowering adorn the island of pink and blue buds.
19: 00 – Dinner. Free time.
09: 00 – Breakfast, preparation for departure.
11:00 – Departure with belongings to Kizhi island (departure time to Kizhi and Petrozavodsk depends on the time of departure of a “Meteor”). Kizhi island is a main sightseeing not only in Karelia, but also in Russia. Unique architectural ensemble is known around the world. Every year the flow of tourists willing to visit the island is growing. Excursion program in the Museum-reserve with a visit to the Church of the intercession and ethnographic exhibitions. Free time, souvenirs. Departure from the island to Petrozavodsk.
16: 30 – Arrival to Petrozavodsk. Transfere to the station.
18: 00 –Departure by train № 805 Petrozavodsk – St. Petersburg.
20: 00 –Departure by the train No. 17 Petrozavodsk – Moscow. 20: 27 – departure of tourists by the train No. 91 Murmansk – Moscow.