The Magnificent Seven (7 days)

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The most popular rafting route in Karelia is waiting for you!

Rafting the Shuya River is the perfect way to get to know Karelia. The tour offers the full range of positive emotions: the beauty of the untouched nature, moderate physical activity, and considerable emotional excitement about navigating rapids.

The route covers a number of dynamic rapids of the river. The most famous and exciting one are Sizovsky also called Ugrumy (Gloomy) (Class III), Kenjakoski (Class III-IV), Kumio (Class III), and, of course, the most popular rapid of Karelia – the Grand Tolly.

On the third day which you spend at the camp, you will have a chance to relax, ride the rapids, do fishing, enjoy lunch and dinner, and take part in cozy talks near around a bonfire. In addition – you can go to a camp sauna.

The tour finishes at Karjala Park.

The route:

Petrozavodsk – the Shuya River – the Sizovsky Rapid (Class II-III) – the Sobachy Rapid (Class II) – the dam of the Ignojlskaya water plant – the Kenjakoski Rapid (Class III) – the Maly Valojne Rapid (Class I) the Kumio Rapid (Class III) – Sodder village – Lake Shotozero – the Mostovoy Rapid (Class I) – Lake Vagatozero – the Kindasovskiye Shiveri (Class I) the Suri River mouth – the Ploschadka Rapid (Class I-II) – the Kutizhminsky Rapid (Class I-II) – the Pitkakoski Rapid (Class I-II) – the BigTolly Rapid (Class I-III) – the Small Tolly Rapid (Class I-II) – the Sajvazhporog Rapid (Class I) – Karjala Park

Day 1
Meeting at Petrozavodsk railway station  
Breakfast in a café
Transfer to start 
The gathering of the participants and briefing on safety
Equipment distribution, packing
Training sessions
Rafting: the bridge near Hautavaara village – the Sizovsky Rapid (Class II-III) (7 km)
Lunch 
Setting up the camp
Dinner and overnight stay at the camp 

Day 2
Breakfast
Packing and preparing the water crafts
Rafting: the Sizovsky Rapiv (Class II-III) – the dam of the Ignojlskaya water plant – the Kenjakoski Rapid (Class III) – the Valojne (Class I) – the Sarikoski Rapid (Class II) (21 km)
Lunch 
Setting up the camp
Dinner and overnight stay at the camp 

Day 3
Breakfast
The day of rest (over-day stop)
Riding the rapids
Dinner and overnight stay at the camp

Day 4
Breakfast
Rafting: the Sarikoski Rapid (Class II) – the Kumio Rapid (Class III) – Sodder village – Lake Shotozaro (25 km)
Lunch 
Setting up the camp
Dinner and overnight stay at the camp 

Day 5
Breakfast
Rafting: Lake Shotozaro – the Shuya River – the Mostovoy Rapid (Class I) – Lake Vagatozaro – the Kindasovskiye Riffles (Class I) – the Suri River mouth (20 km)
Lunch 
Setting up the camp
Dinner and overnight stay at the camp 

Day 6
Breakfast
Rafting: the Suri River mouth – Kindasovo village
Lunch
Visiting the world only Mitten monument and the museum of the Sami cult constructions
Rafting: Kindasovo Village – the Ploschadka Rapid (Class I-II) – the Kutizhminsky Rapid (Class I-II) – the Pitkakoski Rapid (Class I-II) – the Grand Tolly Rapid (Class I-III) (22 km)
Setting up the camp
Dinner and overnight stay at the camp 

Day 7
Breakfast
Rafting: the Big Tolly Rapid (Class I-III) – the Small Tolly Rapid (Class I-II) – the Sojvazhporog Rapid (Class I) – Karjala Park (6 km)
Handing in the equipment
Dinner at Karjala Park
Transfer to the airport or railway station of Petrozavodsk (on request, charged 1500 rub per group)

A tour guide may change the route depending on the weather conditions and the tourist's skills and previous experience.

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Price

18000 rub/person*
23400 rub/person** - individually
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* min. group 8 persons
** min. group for an individual tour 8 persons

Price includes:

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