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Family tour to Karelia

Destination: Karelia
This tour is not available and is archived.
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
6 Days
Highlights
  • Visit of Kudama Village
  • Visit of Verkhniye Mandrogi Village
  • Program for all family
  • Culinary and artisanal workshops
  • Excursion to Kizhi Island
  • Fishing on Siamozero lake shore
  • Excursion to the kennel and reindeer farm
  • Visit of the Doll's house gallery
Tour Overview
Just one night on a comfortable train from Moscow or St. Petersburg, and here you are, in the welcoming Karelia, a perfect place for an unforgettable family vacation.During this trip you can enjoy an excursion to the kennel and reindeer farm, exciting culinary and craft workshops, taking part in fishing and a tour to Kizhi island.You will as well visit the famous Mandrogi village - a real open-air museum of wooden architecture. Wooden houses and beautiful nature create a special charming atmosphere, and workshops for adults and children will make you acquainted with the ancient Slavic and Karelian crafts.Moderately active and moderately informative - this journey will allow you to enjoy a fun family holiday with a program that's amuzing for both kids and adults.
Tour programme
  • Day 1
    Discovery of Kizhi island
  • Day 2
    Bolshoy Klimetsky Island
  • Day 3
    Fishing on the shores of Siamozero
  • Day 4
    Chalna village
  • Day 5
    Verkhnie Mandrogi village
  • Day 6
    End of the program
  • 09:00
    Meeting at the railway station
    Transfer to the cafe
  • 09:30
    Breakfast at a local café
  • 10:30
    Excursion to the Doll's house gallery
  • 11:30
    Transfer to the river-boat station
  • 12:00
    Departure by hydrofoil to Kizhi
  • 13:15
    Arrival in Kizhi and lunch (lunch-box)
    Possibility to leave your baggage in a luggage storage.
  • 15:00
    Departure by boat to Bolshoy Klimetsky Island
    Arrival and check-in at a guest-house. Free time to have some rest.
  • 19:00
    Dinner at the guest house
  • Overnight in the guest house
  • 09:00
    Breakfast
  • 10:00
    Free time on the Klimetsky Island
    Possibility to book a boat trip (on spot), do fishing or have a rest on the shores of Onega lake faraway from the noisy city.
  • 13:00
    Lunch Not included
  • 16:30
    Transfer to Kizhi
    Passage on the boat to Kizhi Island
  • 17:15
    Boarding the boat and departure to Petrozavodsk
  • 18:30
    Arrival in Petrozavodsk
  • 19:00
    Dinner at a local restaurant
  • 20:00
    Departure to Kudama
    Arrival and check-in at a guest-house
  • Overnight in the guest house
Photo of the day
  • 09:00
    Breakfast
  • 10:00
    Departure to Kaybusaary island for fishing
  • 13:00
    Lunch on the open air
  • 15:00
    Return to Kudama
    Free time. Opportunity to rent the bicycles or just to have a rest on a beach
  • 18:00
    Banya
  • 19:00
    Dinner at the guest house
  • Overnight in the guest house
Photo of the day
  • 09:00
    Breakfast
  • 10:00
    Departure to Verkhniye Mandrogi village
  • 11:00
    En route stop in Chelna village
    Excursion to the deer farm and the kennel. Tour on a dog kart. Workshop on making local and traditional dolls.
  • 13:00
    Lunch at a local café
  • 14:00
    Continuation of the way to Mandrogi village
  • 17:30
    Arrival in Mandrogi
    Check-in in the guest-house
  • 19:00
    Dinner at a local restaurant
  • Overnight in the guest house
Photo of the day
Verkhnie Mandrogi Village
  • 09:00
    Breakfast
  • 10:30
    Cuisine workshop
    You will take part in a workshop on cooking the widely known Karelian pies
  • 13:00
    Lunch at a local restaurant
  • 14:00
    Workshop on crafting out of birch-bark
  • 16:00
    Free time with your guide
  • 18:00
    Dinner at a local restaurant
  • Overnight in the guest house
Photo of the day
Verkhnie Mandrogi Village
  • 09:00
    Breakfast
  • 10:00
    Free time with your guide
  • 13:00
    Lunch at a local restaurant
  • 16:00
    Transfer to the railway station
  • 17:15
    Departure by train to Saint-Petersburg
    End of the program
Photo of the day
Verkhnie Mandrogi Village
Detailed description
New departures available soon
Price includes
  • English-speaking guide
  • Accommodation as per itinerary
  • Transport as per itinerary
  • Excursions and visits as per itinerary
  • Letter of invitation
  • Meals according to the program
Price does not include
  • Visa
  • Administrative registration
  • Personal expenses and tips
For more info, please download the detailed description of the trip.
Note

Children under 12 receive a discount of 20%

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