Day 1: St. Petersburg city tour
For us it is a great honor to meet the guests in the Pulkovo International Airport and organize the outing to the second capital of Russia, St. Petersburg. There is going to be the organization of the sightseeing excursion with visiting of such peculiar locations as Ostrovsky Square, Vladimirsky Avenue, Vosstaniya Square as well as Mikhailovskaya and Bolshaya Konyushennaya streets. The walking along these streets means the acquaintance with the Palace Square, Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, Summer Garden and Troitskaya Square. Night is offered in the hotel.
Day 2: St. Petersburg - Kiryavalahti
Our way is made to the other fantastic location known as Kiryavalahti village. It is popular for the northern amazes, where the localities of the "Finnish era" of Sortavala. This is the place with rich history going to the rocky fort, based at the Priozersk town of the Vuoksa River island. Also we want to notice that is valley is famous for waterfalls and deer living there. At last the way is made to the Kirch Lumivaar, or the Finnish church, being the last destination of the day after which night is taken in the hotel.
Day 3: Kiryavalahti - Petrozavodsk
It is going to be the boat journey for visiting of the Ladoga Skerries as here the mountain park Ruskeala is identified to be of extreme beauty and greatness of the White Bridges Waterfall. These sites are taken for the tour due to the idea of photos against breath-taking views can be taken. Along the route guests make a visit of the Kinerma village, which got the title of the most amazing village in the country. In Petrozavodsk night is taken in the hotel.
Day 4: Petrozavodsk - Medvezhyegorsk
This is the day of transfer to Medvezhyegorsk town, where the Marcial water resort is visited by the group. And it can be reached along the old Murmansk highway, with making a visit of the Kivach waterfall and the first reserve of Karelia. Here flora and fauna is in the original condition. Lunch is offered for then being taken to the volcano Girvas, as then the panorama at the Palozerskaya hydroelectric power station is open for everyone. Hotel then is taken for the night by the guests.
Day 5: Medvezhyegorsk - Zaonezhie - Kizhi Island - Medvezhyegorsk
An early morning means the route to Zaonezhie, where the olden temple is placed. It is also the day when we are going to visit the Kosmozero village, located at the Kosmozero lake, in the south of it. As well it is stretching along the Zaonezhsky peninsula. Being at such a wonderful territory, the route is organized to the Church of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker (Khram Svyatitelya Nikolaya Chudotvortsa), so that late the transfer to Kizhi island is organized. It is seen as one of the most ancient constructions of the territory, where all is created in the national wooden style. Coming back to Medvezhyegorsk, we pass the Shungite deposit and get to the hotel for the night.
Day 6: Medvezhyegorsk - Gimoly
The route is aimed at the Gimoly village, identified as the small and ancient village location with many historical places. Going along it we are able to have lunch on the shore of the lake and then get many amazing photos. As later the moving is made to Lake Pizanets, it is the viewing of the gem of the country and the Karelian taiga. Arriving to Gimoly village is organized then as night is offered in the hotel.
Day 7: Gimoly - Vegarus
You are going to have breakfast in the village and then start the route to Vegarus, which is the small and rather quite one. It is basically based at the Loimolsky rural settlement, of the Suoyarvsky district. This time we are traveling to the Votovaara mountain, as one of the most mysterious location of the Republic of Karelia. Many tourists come here each year for getting the views of the mountain. Village Porosozero is the next destination of the trip, where guests have rest and have night in the hotel on getting to Vegarus.
Day 8: Vegarus - Gardarika
Here is the area being the guarded area, known as Gardarika. It is famous for being one of the most clean and ecological site of Karelia, when we need to pass 60km of Sortavala town. Here there is the lake seen as the unique one being bounded with the pine trees. The road is made along the Mount Hiidenvuori, identified as the the Finnish Leshego Mountain. So that then the hotel-club Gardarika, where night is taken.
Day 9: Gardarika - St. Petersburg
For the last days of the tour in Russia, we return to St. Petersburg, where there is the museum of the rock garden. Pay attention to the route to be taken of 30 minutes from Gardarika hotel getting to Puikkola village. This is also the village of the Kaalam settlement, based at the Sortavala region. This region is famous for the amount of the people living there, about 500 people. In St. Petersburg night is taken in the hotel.
Day 10: St. Petersburg - Peterhof - St. Petersburg
After night we have breakfast and start for the fantastic location of Peterhof. This is the location with many buildings being famous for the French Versailles style, with the most amazing fountains of the Upper and Lower Parks. Being there pay attention to "Samson". Later it is going to be the visiting of the Great Peterhof Palace, and then taking the route to the lower park we find ourselves at the Monplaisir Palace. Here there is the observation deck, taking the views of the shore of the Gulf of Finland. Getting back to the second capital of Russia, you are visiting the Cruiser "Aurora" and the Strelka V.O. cape, being based at the Vasilievsky Island. In the evening the walking expedition is made along the Bronze Horseman monument, St. Isaac's Cathedral and Gostiny Dvor (Guests' Court). Night is offered in the hotel.
Day 11: St. Petersburg - Airport
In the morning you will be taken to the local airport.