+7 800 555-73-54

Sea kayaking on the White Sea

Destination:
Easy - nothing more than normal walking while sight-seeing
Moderately Easy - 1-3 hours of physical activity daily
Moderate - 3-5 hours of physical activity daily
Challenging - 5-7 hours of challenging physical activity daily
Extreme - 7+ hours of challenging/extreme physical activity daily
Difficulty
Basic — most of nights in tents or rooms with shared WC, some nights in comfortable rooms.
Standard — most of nights in comfortable rooms, some nights in tents or rooms with shared WC.
Upgraded — all nights in comfortable rooms.
Comfort
Minimum age of the participant of this trip
Days
Highlights
  • Possibility to complete the trip with a discovery day of the Solovki islands
  • Discovery of the ancient cultures of the Hyperboreans and Saami
  • Discovery of the boreal wilderness of Northern Karelia
  • Flexible itinerary with an exploratory aspect
Tour Overview

The unique and mysterious White Sea has attracted travelers with its beauty from ancient times. This trip is designed for true explorers, lovers of the boreal wilderness austere. By traveling by sea kayak we will discover not only the scenic beauty of the North Karelia but also the Hyperborean and Saami ancient cultures, the remains of old stone buildings, mazes and sacred places.

The journey begins in the town of Kem where you can come by night train from Moscow or St. Petersburg in the early morning or the day before.

The route is given as an indication and will depend on weather conditions. All equipment and the majority of affairs will be transported by a support boat all throughout the trip.

To take part in this trip you must be in a very good physical condition. The trip is not recommended for children and people with medical restrictions.

It is possible to extend this tour with a discovery day of the Solovki islands and of the Solovetsky Monastery, in addition.

Models of kayaks used: Prijon excursion / Prijon Kodiak

Tour programme
  • Day 1
    -
  • Day 2
    -
  • Day 3
    -
  • Day 4
    -
  • Day 5
    -
  • Day 6
    -
  • Day 7
    -
  • Day 8
    -
                  Detailed description
                  New departures available soon
                  Price includes
                  • Russian-speaking guide services
                  • Transport as per itinerary
                  • Meals
                  • Medical insurance
                  • Camping outfit rental
                  • Sleeping bag rental
                  • Kayak and equipment rental
                  • Dry bag rental
                  Price does not include
                  • Personal expenses and tips
                  • Railway tickets
                  For more info, please download the detailed description of the trip.
                  Note

                  Train tickets are available as an option, please, ask us.

                  Reviews
                  Sign up for our emails!
                  Why subscribe? First, our newsletters are captivating! We are one of the few tour operators specializing in Russian nature, who invests a lot of resources into photo and video-shooting. That’s why even sitting in the office, you’ll feel like you are making your way among arctic ices, walking along taiga valleys, admiring volcanos or looking in the mirror of crystal Baykal waters. Second, there is lots of useful stuff in our letters. The information about outstanding places, new routes’ descriptions, stories from expeditions and trips. And don’t worry, we write in an easy and entertaining manner. And finally, we’re not pushy. You will get all this beauty not often than once a month or two. So you’re gonna miss us!