St. Petersburg area and the Russian North


Kizhi - Kivach waterfall.


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4 days in Karelia and on the Onega Lake.

4 days, 3 nights

Note: the program is indicative only and may be customized according to your preferences

Grade of difficultyeasy

Season: June to September

Group: 2 people plus Wild Russia tour leader

Land cost:  $885 per person in a group of 6.

The price includes:
two local English speaking guides, camping gear, tents, sleeping pads, all the meals en-route, all overland transfers including overnight train 1st class cabin, special near the state border territory permit, hydrofoil to Kizhi, all the entrance fees, one n
ight in the hotel in Petrozavodsk in a double-bed room.

Domestic flight airfare; Over luggage if any; Personal expenses; Tips; Medical insurance are not included.



Day 1. Departure by overnight train via the city of Petrozavodsk to Kondopoga. Hike along the lake Sandal. Overnight in tents on the lake shore. Distance to cover - 10 km.
Day 2. Continue hiking to the Kivach national reserve. Exploring the highest waterfall on the north-west of Russia - Kivach. Overnight on a Karelian Lake in tents. Distance to cover - 15 km.
Day 3. Hike to the village Spasskaya Guba - 12 km and drive by bus to Petrozavodsk (1.5 hours). Overnight in a hotel.
Day 4. Hydrofoil boat excursion to the famous island Kizhi, where you will see a unique collection of ancient wooden Russian churches and some examples of Karelian wooden architecture. Return back to the city and afternoon sleeper train departure back to St.Petersburg.
General information
Getting there







From Lake Ladoga to the Gulf of Finland
Lembolovo Fells
Kizhi-Kivach Waterfall
Russian North
2+2 (Kizhi + rafting)










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