Dog Sled Safari in Karelia


About 4 hours

Tourist activity

Dog Sledding Tours in Russia

Tourist destination

Karelia Tours

Winter dog sledding experience in Russian Karelia

  • Kennel visit to meet the dogs
  • Dog sled wilderness adventure
  • Suitable for beginners

Dog Sled Safari in Karelia

  • Included meals: Tea break

Pick up at the train station or hotel in Petrozavodsk. 
Transfer to the husky kennel, located in 80 km from Petrozavodsk.
Meet sled dogs. Learn how to harness a sled dog and how to slow and stop your dog sled team.
Take off on a scenic trip through Karelia taiga forest. You will be sharing a sled for two – a musher and a passenger. You may change the roles while on the tour. Your dog sledding guide will follow you throughout the whole safari with his or her own dog team or on a snowmobile.
Standard dog sledding experience includes 2-km safari; availability depending you may attend for a longer trip of 5-10 or 30-40 km.
Herbal tea and cookies are served once you return to the kennel.
Transfer to Petrozavodsk and drop off at the hotel or train station.

Dates and prices

1 adult – 13000 Rubles;
2 adults – 8500 Rubles per person;
3 adults – 7200 Rubles per person;
4 adults – 6500 Rubles per person.

Season: December – early April, snow conditions depending.

Please, request availability using the form below or via e-mail.


- Private transfers
- 2-km dog sledding safari
- Tea and snacks
- English-speaking assistance throughout the tour.

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What kind of vehicles do you use?

We use modern, comfortable 9-seater vans, for example Volkswagen Caravella with plenty of luggage space.
For smaller groups we use suitably sized cars, such as Skoda Octavia.
For bigger groups we use Mercedes Sprinter buses or full-sized coaches.