Legend of Kizhi (3 days)

We invite you to a magical journey across Lake Onega to the legendary Kizhi Island. You will enjoy the speed and thrill of riding a snowmobile. Also you will visit ancient Karelian villages which are especially charming in winter. And, of course, you will see legendary Kizhi, the gem of Karelia.

Route:

Petrozavodsk - Ivanovsky Islands (Nikolsky Strait) - Shardon Islands - Cape Chazhnavolok - Syar island - the Sosnovstsy Islands- the old village of Yuzhny Dvor - village of Litovtsy - Island of Kizhi - Volkostrov - Eglovo - village of Velikaya Guba - lake Yandamozero - village of Ust-Yandoma - village of Tipinitsy - Volkostrov - village of Podyelniki - Island of Kizhi - Kizhi archipelago – Bolshoi Lelekovsky island - the island Kamen Monak - Ivanovsky island - Petrozavodsk

Day 1

We meet you at the station and take you to the comfortable hotel. Right in the hotel, we will arrange a briefing and equip you. Some training on snowmobile riding will take place on the frozen Onega Lake.

After packing we ride down the route: Petrozavodsk - Ivanovsky Islands (Nikolsky Strait) - Shardon Islands - Cape Chazhnavolok - Syar island - the Sosnovstsy Islands- the ancient village of Yuzhny Dvor (founded in the 15th century, with the Church of St. Nicholas (17-18 century). There you enjoy delicious hot field lunch and continue driving down the route: village of Yuzhny Dvor - village of Litovtsy - Island of Kizhi. Upon arrival at the legendary island we check-in at a cozy guest house. A sauna will help to get warm and relax. A tasty dinner will conclude the day.


Day 2

Right after breakfast we set off on a guided tour to Kizhi. After the tour, we take the radial route: Island of Kizhi - Volkostrov - Eglovo - village of Velikaya Guba - lake Yandamozero. On the way we stop for lunch and then continue along the route: village of Ust-Yandoma - village of Tipinitsy - Volkostrov - village of Podyelniki. After visiting monuments of Karelian wooden architecture and seeing beautiful winter islands, we return to the guest house. There we will enjoy a hot sauna and delicious dinner.


Day 3

After breakfast, we pack and go back to Petrozavodsk. The route: Island of Kizhi - Kizhi archipelago – Bolshoi Lelekovsky island - the island Kamen Monak - Island Ivanovsky - Petrozavodsk. After a sauna and a farewell dinner at the hotel, a transfer will take toy you to the railway station.


A tour guide may change the route depending on the weather conditions, thickness of ice of the lake and the tourists' driving skills and experience. 
Not available on New Year Holidays, Dec., 30 - Jan., 09

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Price

55 000 rub/person - 2 persons per snowmobile
65 000 rub/person - 1 person per snowmobile
84 500 rub./ person - individully**
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min. group 4 people
* the price is valid for winter season 2021-2022
** min group 4 people, regardles the number of persons per snowmobile

Price includes:

  • tour guide
  • snowmobiles
  • Accommodation according to the program
  • food
  • equipment
  • Transfers according to the program
  • insurance