Russia tours

Russia tours. 

Day 1: St. Petersburg city tour
Hello, friends! Today you arrive at Pulkovo International Airport, from where members of our team meet you. They drive to St. Petersburg, where the city tour is prepared. And today we are going to wander about Ostrovsky Square, Vladimirsky Avenue, Vosstaniya Square, have a walk along Ostrovsky Square, Vladimirsky Avenue, Vosstaniya Square. These streets basically lead to the Palace Square, Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, Summer Garden and Troitskaya Square. Night is offered in the hotel today.

Day 2: St. Petersburg - Kiryavalahti
The other day of the trip is organized with visiting of the village of Kiryavalahti. Being here we are able to see the pure beauty of the north of Russia. At the same time during the route here guests will be told various stories, legends concerning these locations. And seeing from the history, there are many stories of the "Finnish era" of Sortavala. Then the way is taken to the rock castle. Here it is also identified as the fortress of Priozersk town. We can find it on the Vuoksa River's island. Being here guests are offered to enjoy the beauty of waterfalls, as there is the whole valley of water cascades! It is the home of deer as well. Then the boarders take a way to the Kirch Lumivaar. From the past times it is known as the Finnish church. Night is spent in the hotel.

Day 3: Kiryavalahti - Petrozavodsk
The trip today is made to the location, known to be created on purpose for the saving of the unique territories, being man-modified ecosystem, the Ladoga Skerries. The mountain park Ruskeala, the home of the White Bridges Waterfall will be visited today. Here we are able to take photos, as views are extremely breath-taking. Following next, the route is made to the Russian village of Kinerma. The village is known to have the title, saying that "One of the most gorgeous settlements of Russia". Night is spent in the hotel of Petrozavodsk.

Day 4: Petrozavodsk - Medvezhyegorsk
Medvezhyegorsk is the town where the group drives to. Along the course there will be a visit of the Marcial water resort, as we drive along the old Murmansk main road. Then the visiting of the Kivach waterfall is aimed. Today it is one of the most amazing locations concerning the title of reserve of Karelia. Here pure flora and fauna is saved. Almost in the end of the day you are going to visit olden volcano Girvas and have a view from panorama of the Palozerskaya hydroelectric power station. Night is offered in the hotel.

Day 5: Medvezhyegorsk - Zaonezhie - Kizhi Island - Medvezhyegorsk
The end destination of today is Zaonezhie, but first travellers have a trip to the old chapel, then the way is oriented to the south of Kosmozero lake, located in Kosmozero village. This is the home of the worldwide known Khram Svyatitelya Nikolaya Chudotvortsa, known as St. Nicholas the Wonderworker in translation. Further guests visit the Kizhi island. This island is well known almost in all countries of the world for having unusual architectural complex. This complex shows us the buildings in the Russian style - wooden. Night is spent in the hotel, as we have returned to Medvezhyegorsk over the Shungite deposit.

Day 6: Medvezhyegorsk - Gimoly
The village Gimoly is going to be visited today by us. It is seen as the complex of old buildings bearing great historical meaning. Then on our way guests have a chance to have a rest on the chore of the lake, as the road is rather long. At the same time such a stop is made for the visitors to see the beauties of landscapes. The other location of the day is Lake Pizanets, the pearl of the Karelian taiga. After seeing this unique and so attractive place, we spend the night in the hotel of Gimoly village.

Day 7: Gimoly - Vegarus
Vegarus village is going to be reached after a good breakfast today. Guests will see this small and so mysterious place of the Loimolsky rural location of the Suoyarvsky district of the Republic of Karelia. The next point to see is the Votovaara mountain. And here mystery is all around us! Being here we can see hidden by so amazing locations of the mountain. Despite usual sightseers, there are many scientists coming here to investigate. Rest is offered in the Porosozero village, with then spending the night in the hotel of Vegarus village.

Day 8: Vegarus - Gardarika
The following location Gardarika is identified as the protected place of the country. It was made with an aim to save wild and animal life. It is seen as one of the most clean and ecologically pure areas of Karelia. The trip is then made to Sortavala town, then in 60 km from it there is a chance to see the territory covered with pine trees, where lake Yanisyarvi is located. This is also the way leading to the Mount Hiidenvuori. This is a Finnish name, so in translation it means Leshego Mountain. Hotel-club Gardarika is served for the night.

Day 9: Gardarika - St. Petersburg
Make your tour fantastic, on returning to St. Petersburg and visiting museum of the rock garden. Guests then have a way to the village of Puikkola, located just in 30 minutes from the hotel Gardarika. Locals identify this village as located in the Kaalam settlement of the Sortavala region with the population of 500 people. Night is spent in the hotel. 

Day 10: St. Petersburg - Peterhof - St. Petersburg
As we are in the cultural principal city, guests have a visit of Peterhof district. It is seen as one of the most beautiful places as presented with the buildings in French Versailles style. Here the excursion can be made along the Upper and Lower Parks, visiting "Samson". Here we can notice wonderful fountains. Further the route is aimed at the Monplaisir Palace, from which the view at the Gulf of Finland is opened. Then the group returns to the center, to see the famous warship, Cruiser "Aurora" and the Strelka V.O. cape. All is found in the east of the Vasilievsky Island. Being the wanderer of these places, there is a chance to see the Bronze Horseman monument, St. Isaac's Cathedral and of course have a view of the Gostiny Dvor (Guests' Court). Night is planned in the hotel.

Day 11: St. Petersburg - Airport
Morning is aimed at the transfer to airport.