A weekend trip to Kizhi is perfect for those who do not have the opportunity to take a vacation and at the same time really want to visit Kizhi. This tour to Kizhi is primarily intended for residents of Moscow (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. Petersburgers can also arrive in the capital of Karelia by the “Swallow” train. We wait for tourists from all trains, and then go on a tour to Kizhi on the Meteor cruise ship.
1 person – 25 000 rubles per person
2 people – 20 000 rubles per person
3 people – 19 000 rubles per person
4 people – 18 000 rubles per person
The exact cost, please check with our managers
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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
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.