Tours

Karelia Tours
Tour season

Day Tour to Petrozavodsk and KizhiFull Day

Day Tour to Petrozavodsk and Kizhi

Short and easy trip to Karelia

  • Includes guided tours in Petrozavodsk and at Kizhi island
  • Good train connection with Moscow and St. Petersburg
  • We meet you at the train station
  • Available from late May till October

Discover Karelia3 days / 2 nights

Discover Karelia

Explore historical sights and nature attractions

  • Kizhi Island
  • The marble canyon and mountain park Ruskeala
  • Saint Peter the Apostle Church
  • Kivach Waterfalls and Kinerma village

Kizhi Necklace2 Days / 1 Night

Kizhi Necklace

Every corner of Kizhi Island is covered on this trip

  • Visit the UNESCO-listed Kizhi Pogost
  • Explore the central and northern parts of the island
  • Experience Russian banya or go fishing
  • Stay in a guesthouse and taste traditional food

Grand Karelia Tour6 days / 5 nights

Grand Karelia Tour

A comprehensive tour of Karelia, including the Solovetsky Islands

  • Visit churches at Kizhi, Valaam and on the Solovetsky islands
  • Take a walk in Ruskeala marble canyon and Kivach Reserve
  • Learn about the White Sea - Baltic Canal
  • Taste local food in the historical village of Kinerma

Tour to Kivach Waterfalls and Husky KennelHalf Day

Tour to Kivach Waterfalls and Husky Kennel

Explore the nature of Karelia on a half day trip from Petrozavodsk

  • Observe the Kivach Waterfalls
  • Learn about the Karelian nature
  • Visit a husky farm
  • Dog sledding or trekking experience

Tour to Kinerma VillageHalf Day

Tour to Kinerma Village

Authentic and unique insight into the local culture

  • Visit the historical village Kinerma, dated back to the 16th Century
  • Meet Karely family and learn about life of local people
  • Lunch or dinner with traditional dishes
  • Optional master class on cooking Karelian ‘kalitky’ pies

Discover Solovetsky Islands2 days / 2 nights

Discover Solovetsky Islands

Tour to Solovetsky Islands

  • Visit Solovetsky Monastery;
  • Visit Solovetsky Fortress;
  • Boat trip to Zayatsky Island;
  • Overnight stay on Solovki (or more).

Murmansk and Karelia Winter Tour5 Days / 4 Nights

Murmansk and Karelia Winter Tour

Culture and Adventure Holiday in the Northern Russia

  • Explore the city of Murmansk;
  • Take part in reindeer and dog-sledding;
  • Chase the Northern Lights;
  • Visit Kizhi Island by a hovercraft.

Winter Tour to KizhiHalf Day

Winter Tour to Kizhi

Visit Kizhi Island in winter

  • Observe Kizhi churches in winter colours
  • Ride a hovercraft, a special vehicle designed to move on ice
  • Guided tour of the museum is included

Tour to PetroglyphsFull Day

Tour to Petroglyphs

Journey to Onego Lake Petroglyphs

  • Prehistoric rock art at ‘Besov Nos’ Cape
  • Stunning views of Lake Onego
  • Travel by car and by motorboat
  • Guiding and lunch included

Valaam Cruise3 Days / 2 Nights

Valaam Cruise

Voyage from St. Petersburg to Valaam Island in Ladoga Lake

  • Two nights on the ship and a full day at Valaam
  • Two walking tours at Valaam
  • Local English-speaking guide
  • Comfortable accommodation with most meals included

River Cruise from St. Petersburg to Moscow8 Days/ 7 Nights and longer

River Cruise from St. Petersburg to Moscow

Explore Russian waterways

  • St. Petersburg, Mandrogi, Kizhi, Goritsy, Yaroslavl, Uglich and Moscow
  • Pre and post tours available
  • Duration from 8 to 11 days
  • Comfortable accommodation

Rafting down the Shuya River Tour 3 Days / 2 Nights

Rafting down the Shuya River Tour

Active weekend break in Karelia

  • Easy 2 or 3-day rafting
  • Camping
  • Meals included and equipment provided
  • Short transfer from Petrozavodsk

Snowmobile Safari to Kizhi3 days / 2 nights

Snowmobile Safari to Kizhi

Adventure trip to Kizhi

  • 2 or 3-day snowmobile safari
  • Visiting old villages
  • Tour of Kizhi Museum
  • Russian banya (sauna)

Tour to Kivach Nature ReserveHalf Day

Tour to Kivach Nature Reserve

Explore the nature of Karelia on a half day trip from Petrozavodsk

  • Observe the Kivach Waterfalls
  • Learn about the Karelian nature
  • Visit a husky farm
  • Dog sledding or trekking experience