Ruskeala Tour from St. Petersburg


Approx. 11 hours

Tourist activity

Russia Sightseeing

Tourist destination

Karelia Tours

Starting in the morning from St. Petersburg, this private guided full-day trip takes you to the fascinating landscape of Ruskeala

  • Visit Ruskeala Mountain Park
  • Walk around Ruskeala Waterfalls
  • Pick up and drop off in St. Petersburg
  • Optional steam train ride

Tour to Ruskeala Park and Waterfalls from St. Petersburg

  • Included meals: No
Pick up at your hotel in St. Petersburg and set-off for the day trip to Ruskeala. It takes an average of 4 hours 30m to travel to Ruskeala by car, over a distance of around 310 km. If you want to experience the sights, sounds and smells of a vintage steam train “Ruskeala Express” we arrange a train ride from the town of Sortavala to Ruskeala (or vice versa) and your car will wait for you at the destination.

Arrive in Ruskeala and visit the Mountain Park, the former marble quarry. Become acquainted with the history of local mining industry from the time of Empress Catherine II up to the end of the XX century. Enjoy the beautiful views of the water-filled open pit. Try leisure-time entertainments in the park, among them boating, bungee jumping or zip-lining. Lunch is not included. There are several cafes on the spot.

Walk along the nature trail at Ruskeala Waterfalls, or rather rapids.

Transfer back to St. Petersburg. Drop off at your hotel in St. Petersburg.
Dates and prices


1 person – 27800 Rubles;
2 people – 14800 Rubles per person;
3 people – 10800 Rubles per person;
4 people – 8800 Rubles per person.

Season: all the year round.


1. Private transfers St. Petersburg – Ruskeala – St. Petersburg.
2. English-speaking assistance throughout the trip.
3. Entrance ticket to Ruskeala Park.
4. Entrance ticket to Ruskeala Waterfalls.

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What kind of vehicles do you use?

We use comfortable vans like Mercedes Vito and Mercedes Viano. For smaller groups we use suitably sized cars, such as Skoda Octavia and Kia Sorento. For bigger groups we hire Mercedes Sprinter buses and 29 – 49 seat coaches.
First class vehicles like Mercedes S-class are available on request.