• Highlights of Karelia

  • Days: 1

Explore Kizhi Island and the nearby area which form a national open-air museum with more than 80 historical wooden structures, including the iconic Church of the Transfiguration.

Petrozavodsk ● Kizhi ● Kivach Waterfall

A DAY

Arrive in Petrozavodsk by train from St.Petersburg, meet your guide and transfer to the restaurant for breakfast. Start your city tour of Petrozavodsk and learn about the history of the capital of Karelia. Stop to take photographs at the monument of Peter the Great. Depart to Kizhi Island by hydrofoil (1 hour 15 minutes).

Enjoy the excursion to the Kizhi Open-Air Museum of Wooden Architecture. Visit the Kizhi Pogost, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and tour the village. Enjoy free time before boarding the hydrofoil. Arrive in Petrozavodsk. Transfer to the Kivach Nature Reserve and see the second highest waterfall in Europe as well as the famous Karelian birch. Enjoy dinner before your transfer to the railway sta­tion. [B, D]

Included:
● Transfers and tours as per program ● English speaking guide ● Breakfast and dinner ● All entrance fees to the sites as specified ● Return tickets for hydrofoil ● All applicable taxes ● Visa support letter

 

Karelia tour