09:00 Meeting with the guide and jeep instructors at the railway station in Petrozavodsk. Each jeep will take 2 persons. Today we cover the distance of 140 km. Transfer from Petrozavodsk to Kosalma Village. We make our first stop near Sampo Mountain. This is a hill from which you get a splendid panorama of Karelian taiga.
Our next stop is in the first Russian spa, founded by Peter the Great in the 18th century. Till today its waters rich with iron heal from various diseases. You will taste this water from each spring.
After a short briefing you will try yourself in the off-road ride. In the past there was an ancient volcano in this area. Till today you can see traces of lava on the rocks. Girvas is a popular area in Karelia for off-road jeep competition. We will try several landscapes, go up and down sand dunes, cross the Suna River, and go over rocks.
14:00 Picnic on the way and then transfer to the Kivach Nature Reserve. Upon arrival excursion in the Kivach Nature Reserve. You will get acquainted with the second highest plain waterfall in Europe and typical and rare Karelian plants. The ecosystem of the Kivach Nature Reserve is unique. Apart from the picturesque landscapes you will enjoy its crystal clear air. Transfer to the tourist complex. Accommodation. Dinner.