White Whales of the White Sea

Ltd "Karelika"
185 030 Russia, Republic of Karelia,
Petrozavodsk,
Lososinskaya nab. 7, Office 1

8142 57-10-89
8142 57-16-71
White Whales of the White Sea
duration: 4 days/3 nights

The Best Beluga watching in Europe! Beluga whales gather every summer in the White Sea, not far from the Russian Karelian town of Belomorsk, providing ecotourists and scientists with an extraodinary opportunity to observe and even communicate with these pure white whales.

 

1. day.

• Arrival by the train ¹ 022 to Kem from St. Petersburg. Transfer to the port, departure by boat at 11.00 o’clock to the Solovetsky Islands. Accommodation at the hotel

• Lunch (extra)

Walking tour to the Cape of beluga (bus + 5 km walk along the path in one direction), familiarity with a variety of landscapes, from the peculiarities of the climate of Solovki, whale watching.

 

• Return to the hotel. Dinner

 
 

2. day.  Solovki – White Wales Cape

• Breakfast

• Excursion "The History and Architecture of Solovetsky monastery."

• Lunch (extra)

Walking tour to the Cape of beluga (bus + 5 km walk along the path in one direction), familiarity with a variety of landscapes, from the peculiarities of the climate of Solovki, whale watching.

• Dinner at the hotel

 

 

3. day.  Solovki

• Breakfast

• Boat trip and visit to the Big Zayatsky Island, where  are the largest in Europe Neolithic structures (mazes, mounds, ancient sanctuaries) 2-1 millennia BC

• Lunch (extra)

 

• 16:00 departure from Solovki Island, 18:30 arrival to Kem.

Dinner at the cafe in Kem. Transfer to the station. At 20.38 o’clock departure from Kem by train ¹021 to St.Petersburg

 

  Travel Company reserves the right to change the time of the whale excursions, depending on the tides of the White Sea. Travel Company reserves the right to change the order of the excursions mentioned in the tour program.

Beluga flock arrives to Cape beluga only at low tide - at low water. Time ebbs and flows every day is different. In connection with this tour is available at any time of day, as early in the morning, afternoon and even late at night. In high winds and stormy weather excursions are not held.

For tours of the ecological path must be comfortable sports shoes and clothes,  gumboots, mosquito repellent cream, be sure to take binoculars and spare batteries for the camera.