St. Petersburg & Karelia Tour: 7-Nights

Price $3315 8 Days/7 Nights
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St. Petersburg & Karelia Tour: 7-Nights

$3315 per person


*Prices are CAD per person, land only, based on 2 people sharing

*Pricing is displayed in CAD. At time of booking, payment will be charged in Rubles if you’re paying with a credit card or CAD if you’re paying via international bank transfer at the currency conversion equivalent

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4 pax – $2860

6 pax – $2480

8 pax – $2605

What’s Included:

Accommodation in St Petersburg in 4* hotel “Golden Triangle” ( TBC)  in standard double/ twin with breakfasts  ( if it’s 5 people, then 2 twin/ double rooms and 1 single room are calculated).
6 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches
No early check-in or late check out are included.
Accommodation in Petrozavodsk in hotel “Fregat” ( TBC) in standard double/ twin with breakfasts  ( if it’s 5 people, then 2 twin/ double rooms and 1 single room are calculated). No early check-in or late check out are included.
Private English-speaking guide services
Private transfers according to the program
Transfers by hydrofoil to Kizhi island and back
Tickets for the overnight train from St Petersburg to Petrozavodsk, 2nd class
Half board in Karelia
Tickets for the overnight train from Petrozavodsk to St Petersburg, 2nd class
Metro tickets for the tours
Entrance fees to museums
Food and drinks during the food tour
Invitations for a visa
Headsets for groups over 5 people

Not Included:
International Airfare
Visa fees
Meals except for mentioned
Optional activities and additional services

Deposit and Payment Terms:

30% deposit at time of booking

Final Balance due 60 days prior to departure (or full payment due if booking made within 60 days of departure)

*Member Benefit: $50 Additional Trip Merchant Loyalty Credit

 Mention Promo Code for Savings: TMRUSSIA

Departure Dates

March to November departure dates!
  • Destination
  • Arrival City
    St. Petersburg, Russia
  • Departure City
    St. Petersburg, Russia
  • Activity Level
    Moderate activity level
  • Passenger Limit
    Minimum 2 passengers (private to group options available)
St. Petersburg
Private transfer from the airport to the hotel “Golden Triangle” upon arrival. Day free to explore the city.

Accommodation: Golden Triangle Hotel
Meals Provided: None
St. Petersburg
Meet your guide at the hotel lobby.
Walking tour at the city centre and to Peter and Paul’s Fortress by metro ( the Fortress is included but upon wish). Start your day with a sightseeing tour. Explore the most beautiful and impressive city attractions but also get a more local taste of the city’s life. Pass by small, cozy cafes and indie bars, discover graffiti in the courtyards and by gorgeous side-streets. Walk along Nevsky Prospekt, the main street of St Petersburg, with countless shops, restaurants, and hotels. Visit the Kazan Cathedral – one of the most picturesque churches on Nevsky. Take a picture of the colorful and breathtaking Church of the Savior on the Spilt Blood, take in the cityscape from the top of the colonnade of St. Isaac’s Cathedral.
We will have a lunch break for you to have a snack.
Private guided visit to the Hermitage-- Today visit the Hermitage – one of the biggest and oldest museums of art and culture in the world. Its collections feature over 3 million masterpieces, representing the development of world culture and art from the Stone Age to the 20th century. The museum’s main building is the Winter Palace, a former residence of the Russian emperor; you won’t miss it because it’s grand and beautiful.
Accommodation: Golden Triangle Hotel
Meals Provided: Breakfast
St. Petersburg
Meet your guide at the hotel lobby.
The Russian museum tour-- Russian museum is the first state museum of Russian art in the country. Tzar Aleksandr the Third decided to open such museum in 19 century. The museum collection is large: it has over 400 000 pieces of Russian art from the period between the 10th to the 21st centuries!
Food market and kommunalka-flat tour--Discover authentic Russian culture on this food tour that takes you from the oldest market through to a modern residential neighbourhood — where you’ll be welcomed into a local’s home for dinner! Dig into a traditional home cooked meal paired with tastings of vodka and Crimean wines, then play some typical Russian games with your hosts. This is the best (and tastiest!) way to uncover the real St. Petersburg.

Accommodation: Golden Triangle Hotel
Meals Provided: Breakfast
St. Petersburg
Guided visit to Peterhof palace ( by car, Peterhof is about 1h away from St Petersburg) -- First thing in the morning you will leave to the Peterhof Palace, commonly known as the “Russian Versailles”, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Peterhof is a series of majestic palaces and colorful gardens located near Saint Petersburg: for 200 years it served as a summer residence of the Russian monarchs. In the 18th and 19th centuries, it was a setting for majestic receptions, grand festivities, balls, concerts, and masquerades. Visit the Grand Palace, the Mon Plaisir Palace, walk around 150 beautiful fountains and the Upper and Lower Parks, and see the shore of the Gulf of Finland. It’s a magical place with a magical atmosphere!
In the evening, private transfer to the railway station. Overnight train to Petrozavodsk, Karelia.  Compartment of the 2nd class

Accommodation: Overnight Train
Meals Provided: Breakfast
Meeting on the railway station with the guide upon arrival to Petrozavodsk. Transfer to the restaurant. After leaving luggage in the luggage room we will have buffet breakfast. Afterwards we are going to explore Petrozavodsk. After the city tour, you will have a private transfer to the pier.
Around midday you are going to depart for Kizhi Island by hydrofoil.
Walking tour in the Kizhi Museum-- Your guide will guide an excursion in the Kizhi Open-Air Museum of Wooden Architecture. Kizhi is one of the first open-air museums which makes it a unique place, quite popular among Russian tourists, both who believe and who like wonders of architecture. The pearl of the museum is its world-known wooden church ensemble which is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1990. Locals still preserve some traditions of original craftship.
After the tour you will have a lunch break. Enjoy your lunch (there will be lunch boxes ready). You will depart back for Petrozavodsk by hydrofoil. Check-in to the hotel “Fregat” and free time in the evening.

Accommodation: Fregat Hotel
Meals Provided: Breakfast
After breakfast meet your guide.
The center of culture Pryza-- Firstly, you will depart for Pryazha, where the center of Karelian culture is situated. Upon arrival you will visit the exhibition, devoted to the history and traditions of the Karelians, one of the indigenous peoples of Karelia. Afterwards you will get acquainted with Karelian symbols of love, well-being and happiness. Using these symbols you will create your own pattern and decorate a blank shopping bag with the print, which you have designed. This bag will be a nice unusual souvenir from Karelia. While the pattern gets dry, you will have lunch and tea with Karelian pies.
Visit to a husky farm-- Second, you will have a transfer to the husky farm. Upon arrival short briefing to make your trekking totally safe. Every member of the trekking group will get an ”own“ dog to get acquainted with. Huskies are the most human-friendly dogs in the world, so it won't take long to make friends with them. The trail is about 3 km long and goes through the picturesque Karelian pine forest. After you finish trekking, hot tea with biscuits and then transfer to Petrozavodsk.
Private transfer to the train station.  Departure for St.Petersburg by an overnight train.

Accommodation: Overnight Train
Meals Provided: Breakfast
St. Petersburg
Day free to visit the places that you didn’t have a chance to visit earlier and to buy local souvenirs for your friends back home.
Accommodation: Golden Triangle Hotel
Meals Provided: Breakfast
St. Petersburg - Depart Home
Private transfer to the airport.
The driver will be waiting for you at the hotel lobby (about 4 hrs before the flight but it depends on departure time and the day).
We hope you enjoyed your trip and hope to see you back to Russia again!
Accommodation: Depart Home
Meals Provided: Breakfast
Mention Promo Code for Savings: TMRUSSIA

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