Day Tour to Petrozavodsk and Kizhi

Day Tour to Petrozavodsk and Kizhi

Approx. 8 hours

Destinations: Karelia Tours Kizhi Tours
Activities: Sightseeing

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

Day 1. Petrozavodsk - Kizhi - Petrozavodsk

Meals No

09:00 - Pick-up at hotel or railway station in Petrozavodsk by our English-speaking representative. We need your train information to be sure that there is enough time for this trip.
Transfer to the harbour.
Board the hydrofoil.
Departure for the island of Kizhi (usually at 10:15). Travel time is 90 minutes one way.
Arrive at Kizhi Island.
Walking tour of the grounds of the open-air museum of wooden architecture of Kizhi with local English-speaking guide. See historical chapels, houses and churches, including the multi-domed Transfiguration Church built in 1714. Restoration of this church is almost finished and the museum is planning to open the church for visitors in June 2020.
Leave back for Petrozavodsk.
Return to Petrozavodsk (usually at 17:15).
Standard package does not include any services upon your return to Petrozavodsk. We can arrange a return transfer to the hotel or railway station.

During this tour you will visit




Petrozavodsk is a nice city with several interesting sights and a perfect starting point for the trips to Kizhi and other cultural and nature landmarks of Karelia.

Kizhi Museum

Kizhi Museum

The island of Kizhi in Lake Onego is famous for the biggest world ensemble of wooden architecture - Kizhi Museum. It is enlisted in UNESCO's World Heritage List.

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1. Pick up at the station or hotel in Petrozavodsk.
2. Transfer to the pier.
3. Hydrofoil tickets Petrozavodsk - Kizhi – Petrozavodsk.
4. Entrance to Kizhi Museum.
5. Walking tour at Kizhi with a local English-speaking guide.

I just wanted to email you to thank you very much, we had a great day, cold but amazing and that's a lot thanks to you n the lovely guide you provided! So thank you again. Have a great evening. Best regards.

Chloe, France

Just wanted to thank you for your service. It was superb, and sweet Olga was a fantastic guide yesterday. We thoroughly enjoyed our day trip. I will mention you and Olga on TripAdvisor when we return home. Thanks again,

Vilma, USA

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