Skiing Adventure in Karelia

Day 1

Departure from Moscow or St. Petersburg by train. Overnight in train.

Day 2

Arrival in Petrozavodsk. City tour. Transfer (60 km) to the tourist center. Accommodation.
Preparation for skiing. Free time. Overnight in the tourist center.

Day 3

Skiing (12 km) to the tourist center “Kurmoila”. Seeing beautiful nature around. Rest with hot tea and sandwiches during the skiing. Accommodation in huts with stove heating.
Relaxation. Walking around. Overnight in sleeping bags.

Day 4

Skiing (15 km) to the village Rubcheila. Rest with hot tea and sandwiches during the skiing. Accommodation at an old Karelian house. Relaxation. Dinner with Karelian national dishes. Folklore program. Overnight in sleeping bags.

Day 5

Skiing (12 km) to the tourist center “Aljyokka”. Rest with hot tea and sandwiches during the skiing. Accommodation at the tourist center. Relaxation. Free time. Russian bath. Overnight.

Day 6

Excursion to the open-air Zoo. Meeting with bears, lynxes, elks, deers and other inhabitants of Karelian woods. Excursion to the Kizhi Island by hovercraft. Free time.
Overnight in the tourist center “Aljyokka”

Day 7

Check-out. Countryside sightseeing tour to the first Russian mineral water health resort 'Martsial Waters', including visit to the Church of Apostle Peter (1721, built according to the drawings of Tzar Peter the Great). Visit to the Kivach Waterfall and Nature Reserve, featuring typical taiga plants. Arrival in Petrozavodsk. Departure for Moscow or St. Petersburg by train. Overnight in train.

Day 8

Arrival in Moscow / St. Petersburg.


Details:

  • Type of the tour: Adventure
  • Tour duration: 8 days
  • Operates: December — March
  • Mode of travel: car, ski, on foot