Grand Karelia Tour: St. Petersburg - Solovetsky

Discover the most interesting sights of North-European Russia

  • Travel to Valaam, Kizhi and Solovetsky Islands
  • Visit monasteries and museums
  • Observe natural sites and Gulag objects
  • Taste local food and take a vintage steam train
  • Small group tour for up to 12 people
8 days / 7 nights
Discover Karelia

Explore historical sites and nature attractions of Karelia

  • Kizhi Island
  • The marble canyon and mountain park Ruskeala
  • Historical Kinerma village
  • Kivach Waterfalls and Nature Reserve
3 days / 2 nights
Day Tour to Petrozavodsk and Kizhi

Easy trip to Kizhi from May till October

  • Travel to Kizhi Island by hydrofoil
  • Explore the historical wooden churches
  • Enjoy nature and landscapes
  • Roundtrip boat fare and walking tour on the Island are included
Approx. 9 hours
Tour to Kinerma Village

Authentic and unique insight into the local culture of Karelia

  • Visit the historical village Kinerma, dated back to the 16th Century
  • Meet Karely family and learn about their life
  • Lunch or dinner with traditional dishes
  • Optional master class on cooking Karelian ‘kalitky’ pies
Approx. 6 hours
Kizhi Necklace

2-day vacation at Kizhi

  • Travel to Kizhi Island by hydrofoil
  • Overnight in comfortable guesthouse
  • Explore Kizhi major attractions and hidden treasures
  • Taste traditional food
2 Days / 1 Night
Valaam Cruise

Voyage from St. Petersburg to Valaam in Ladoga Lake

  • Full day at Valaam
  • Two guided tours
  • Comfortable cabin for two nights
  • Meals included
3 Days / 2 Nights
Petrozavodsk City Tour

Private tour of Petrozavodsk on foot

  • Explore Petrozavodsk, the capital of Karelia
  • Walk along the city center and Onego Lake waterfront
  • Learn about the history of the region
  • Become acquainted with the modern life of local people
Approx. 2 hours
Tour to Kivach Waterfalls

Kivach Waterfalls and Nature Reserve Tour
- Observe the Kivach Waterfalls
- Visit the Museum of Nature
- Private transfers
- Guide assistance

Approx. 4 hours
Day trip to the Ruskeala Park

Private tour from Petrozaovdsk.

  • Discover picturesque marble quarries
  • Nice photo opportunity
  • Travel in Karelia countryside and pass by small villages
  • Includes private transfers and guide

Approx. 10 hours
Winter Adventures in Karelia

Winter fun in Karelia

  • Dog sledding
  • Ice fishing
  • Kizhi by a hovercraft
  • Karelian nature
2 days / 1 night
Winter Tour to Kizhi

Direct trip from Petrozavodsk

  • Visit the iconic Kizhi Island
  • Go by a hovercraft, a vehicle designed to move on ice
  • Entrance to Kizhi Museum
  • Available from late January till early April
Approx. 6 hours
Bespoke Russia Tour

Request a private tour, tailor-made for individuals and small groups to meet your needs and preferences.

Various length

Russian region of Karelia is famous for the historical and natural attractions. Our Karelia tours and day trips from Petrozavodsk include the iconic island of Kizhi, medieval Valaam and Solovetsky monasteries, traditional villages and pretty churches. We arrange outdoor activities such as dog-sledding, snowmobiling, ice-fishing, river rafting, hiking and bird watching.