Russia tours

Russia tours. 

Day 1: St. Petersburg city tour
Having the idea to take a tour in Russia, first of all we offer to arrive to the Pulkovo International Airport. As from here it is going to be the start of our adventures. Guests are going to have a route along famous locations of St. Petersburg, such as Ostrovsky Square, Vladimirsky Avenue, Vosstaniya Square, with then visiting of Mikhailovskaya and Bolshaya Konyushennaya streets. Walking along these streets means the opportunity to see the Palace Square, Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, Summer Garden and Troitskaya Square. Night is spent in the hotel.

Day 2: St. Petersburg - Kiryavalahti
The second day of the trip in our country is oriented on seeing one of the most scenic places, Kiryavalahti village. This site is found in the north, and connected with the variety of stories about the emergence of the location. And basically these are concerned the"Finnish era" of Sortavala.  For the day of today guests will be extremely close to the ancient stone fort. This fort is located in the Priozersk and seems to be also the part of the Vuoksa River. Being here means to make a visit of amazing waterfalls and see wild animals like deer. Later the olden church of Finnish is going to be seen, and the name to it is Kirch Lumivaar. Night is spent in the hotel. 

Day 3: Kiryavalahti - Petrozavodsk
Our visitors always want to have some more activities during the route and for this we have decided to give the opportunity to have a boat journey along the Ladoga Skerries. The being at this territory means to visit the mountain park Ruskeala, rather famous for the White Bridges Waterfall. Such a site was chosen for amazing background as here guests will be able to make fantastic photos. Further the way is made to the Russian village of Kinerma. It is recognized as the village, being of great beauty in the whole country. Night is going to be spent in the hotel on coming to Petrozavodsk.

Day 4: Petrozavodsk - Medvezhyegorsk
For the following day visitors will drive to the Marcial water resort, going along the old Murmansk highway. Then the Kivach waterfall will be seen. It is the very first reserve in Karelia that is why it is highly important. At this territory we can find flora and fauna being saved. Then guests have lunch and have a way to the ancient volcano Girvas and the Palozerskaya hydroelectric power station. The latter one is going to be seen from the panorama. Night is planned in the hotel of Medvezhyegorsk.

Day 5: Medvezhyegorsk - Zaonezhie - Kizhi Island - Medvezhyegorsk
Our morning is going to begin with the route oriented on Zaonezhie. The road to it is laid along the olden altar and the Kosmozero village. This village is known to be rather small, so that it is seen to be on the south of the country. The village is located at the Zaonezhsky peninsula, on the shore of Kosmozero lake. Being here boarders will have a walk here, with seeing the Khram Svyatitelya Nikolaya Chudotvortsa. This location is also known as the St. Nicholas the Wonderworker. Having some time for today else, we drive to the Kizhi island. This island is presented with the unusual complex of architect, seeming to be unique, as created in the traditional wooden style. Through the Shungite deposit the group returns to the Medvezhyegorsk for the night in the hotel.

Day 6: Medvezhyegorsk - Gimoly
Village Gimoly is the next destination today and we are going to see this ancient architectural creation. It bears certain historical meaning. Along the route to it guests will have a drive to the shore of the lake, for some rest. Having rest here all of us are able to make the photos at such astounding background. At that point the route is made to the pearl of the Karelian taiga. This place gets attention of many tourists, and it is Lake Pizanets. Night is spent in the hotel.

Day 7: Gimoly - Vegarus
Having the idea to reach Vegarus village, guests take a route to such a quiet place. It is located at the Loimolsky village territory. For this there is a need to get to the Suoyarvsky district of the Republic of Karelia. Having the aim of seeing this place, guests visit the legendary but so secretive place, Votovaara mountain. At present this mountain literally calls many wanderers, usual boarders as well as scientists for deeper investigation. We make a stop at the Porosozero village, then drive to the Vegarus village for the night ordered in the hotel.

Day 8: Vegarus - Gardarika
Gardarika is the closed area, protected territory, can be also seen as the reserve of Russia. It is seen as one of the most ecological sites of Karelia. From this location it is possible to take a drive in 60 km from Sortavala town. As we will see the shores of mystical lake Yanisyarvi. It is peculiar for being surrounded by fantastic pine trees forest. At the same time the group visits the Mount Hiidenvuori. As it has the Finnish past, from Finnish language the name of the mountain is translated as Leshego Mountain. Gardarika hotel-club is offered for the night.

Day 9: Gardarika - St. Petersburg
This is the day of coming back to St. Petersburg, the way to which is made along the rock garden museum. Then the 30 minutes way takes us to the Puikkola village. It is basically located at the Kaalam settlement of the Sortavala region, with about 500 people living here. Night is planned in the hotel.

Day 10: St. Petersburg - Peterhof - St. Petersburg
Peterhof - is our aim today. For reaching there, guests are better to know what can be seen, like the beauty of the buildings of the French Versailles style. Then there is an opportunity to see the Upper and Lower Parks, renowned "Samson" of the stunning fountains. And of course we are happy to show the Great Peterhof Palace. For this the way is made along the Lower Park, visiting Monplaisir Palace. This Palace opens the viewing deck for the Gulf of Finland. In St. Petersburg guests can pay attention to the Cruiser "Aurora". It is the widely-known warship. Then they have a view of the Strelka V.O. cape. And it is located in the eastern part of the Vasilievsky Island. Making the trip then visitants have a view of the Bronze Horseman monument, St. Isaac's Cathedral. For the last sightseeing we would like to show Gostiny Dvor (Guests' Court) and then night is taken in the hotel.

Day 11: St. Petersburg - Airport
In the morning you will be moved to airport.