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Snowmobile Safari in 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
Highlights
  • Discover beautiful nature and unique culture heritage
  • A week-end in the nature, far from the bustling city
  • Snowmobile safari in the Karelian forest
Tour Overview

Willing to enjoy a unique winter week-end?

Join our Snowmobile Safari Tour in Karelia!

Located at the border with Finnish Lapland, Carelia is covered with dense forests and crystal clear lakes hidden at this time of the year under a thick coat of snow.

Come and discover the beauty of this region, its untouched nature, its unique fauna and flora, its cultural heritage and its traditions. Cross boreal forests on snowmobile, discover local fauna at the zoo "Three bears", experience folklore and traditions of Siamozero region, taste local cuisine.

A perfect getaway to give a boost to your moral in winter time!

Tour programme
  • Day 1
    Meeting at the railway station in Petrozavodsk. Meeting with tourists coming by train No. 658 from St. Petersburg. 3 free hours. Meeting with tourists coming by train No. 18 and 382 from Moscow. Breakfast at a café. Transfer to the resort , 70 km. Installation. Selection of equipment. Briefing and training: snowmobile management en security rules. Ride your snowmobiles to the "Three Bears" zoo complex on the shores of Lake Syamozero (80 km). You will find different animals in large pens on the territory of the complex: bears, elks, raccoons, dogs, lynxes, wolves, ferrets, chinchillas, foxes and others. The guide will tell you about the habits of these animals. En route picnic (tea, sandwiches, fruit, cakes). Return to the resort. Dinner and night. For extra charge : bania
  • Day 2
    Breakfast. Ride your snowmobiles along a forest road, all the way to the Rubcheyla village and back (80 km). Rubcheyla is made of a complex of monuments of Karelian wooden architecture from the nineteenth century. You will be introduced to the folk traditions of Lake Syamozero region and will attend the folk concert. You will also taste and enjoy traditional dishes of the Karelian cuisine. Return to the resort. Transfer to Petrozavodsk (70 km). 6:00 p.m. Dinner at a café. 7:00 p.m. Departure by train No. 17 to Moscow. 10:50 p.m. Departure by train No. 657 to St. Petersburg.
      Detailed description
      New departures available soon
      Price includes
      • English-speaking guide
      • Accommodation as per itinerary
      • Transport as per itinerary
      • Meals
      • Medical insurance
      • Excursions and visits as per itinerary
      • Letter of invitation
      • Snowmobile and equipment rental
      Price does not include
      • Administrative registration
      • Personal expenses and tips
      • Visa fees and travel insurance
      • Banya
      • Railway tickets
      For more info, please download the detailed description of the trip.
      Note

      Additional fee for individual snowmobile: 5 400 Rub/pers.

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