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Kizhi and Karelian Village

4 days
3 nights

Rates

Dates

Rates:

$ 990.00 (based on 2 people)
$ 1,200.00 (based on 1 person)


 

Dates:

Daily during the following periods:
May 01 - Sep 30 

Hotels:

Onega 4*

Included:

Overnight train tickets
Hydrofoil tickets Petrozavodsk - Kizhi - Petrozavodsk
Escort guide on a hydrofoil
Entrance fee to Kizhi Museum
English-speaking guide on the city walking tour and Kizhi walking tour
Half-day tour with lunch to Karelian villages
All transfers

Itinerary:

Day 1  : Overnight train to Kizhi

Take overnight train to Kizhi from St. Petersburg or Moscow.

Day 2  : Petrozavodsk and Kizhi

Meet your guide and driver at the train station Transfer to hotel "Onego". Early check-in and breakfats are included.  The hydrofoil to Kizhi island leaves at 11:30am and takes 45 minutes to get to Kizhi.  Upon arrival in Kizhi you will visit an open-air Museum of Wooden Architecture and famous Churches of the Transfiguration and Intercession, traditional chapels and wooden houses. You will spend 4 hours on the island. The boat will take you back to Petrozavodsk at 4:45pm. Upon arrival you will free time. Overnight in Petrozavodsk. 

Day 3  : Karelian Villages

Breakfast at the hotel. Pick-up at the hotel in Petrozavodsk by local English-speaking guide at 10:00. Drive to the village of Man'ga (60 km). Photo stop in this picturesque Karelian village. Continue to the village of Kinerma. In Kinerma, visit the Chapel of our Lady of Smolensk (18th Century), meet local people and learn about their life. Lunch is served in a traditional wooden house and includes traditional meals of Karely people. After lunch depart back for Petrozavodsk (100 km). Return to Petrozavodsk around 15:00 (3:00pm). Free time until boarding overnight train to St. Petersburg or Moscow around 22:00 (10:00pm)

Day 4  : Overnight train to Moscow or St. Petersburg

In the morning arrive in St. Petersburg or Moscow

 

Notes:

as an option you can take an overnigh train from St. Petersburg and return by overnight train to Moscow, or vice versa