Valaam

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

8142 57-10-89
8142 57-16-71
Valaam
duration: 1 days/0 nights

price

Long excursion
5900 rub/person

Excursions at the Valaam

Long excursion:

Group up to 5-8 persons

 

Itinerary:

  • Meeting at the gathering point (*hour and place to be ascertained).
  • 07:00 Leaving Petrozavodsk and travelling about 250 km to the destination by coach. On the way to it, one can enjoy picturesque Karelian landscapes, an expanse of forest lakes and a magnificent view of Lake Ladoga framed in rocks.

  • Arrival in Sortavala.
  • 11:00 Trip along Lake Ladoga by Meteor hovercraft to Valaam Island (1 hour).
  • 13:40 General sightseeing tour of the Central Manor of the Valaam Monastery. Visiting the magnificent Cathedral of the Transfiguration where the relics of Sergius and Herman of Valaam, the founders of the monastery, are laid to rest.
  • 15:00 Lunch in the refectory.
  • Tour of Skete Of St. Nicholas, one of the most beautiful Valaam sketes. The guests can see the newly renovated church in the name of Nicholas the Wonderworker, snow-white cell facility, apple orchard, a massive memorial granite cross, and a small hut of the former monastery customhouse.
  • 17:00 Leaving the island.
  • 19:40 Arriving in Sortavala.
  • 19:40 21:30 Visiting the Ruskeala Mountain Park.
  • 00:30 Estimated time of arrival in Petrozavodsk.

The cost includes:

  • Providing a comfortable coach for the trip.
  • Entrance fee and excursion service at the sight.
  • Lunch.
  • Tour of the Ruskeala Mountain Park.