Kizhi Vacation — Breath of Tranquility

Kizhi ensemble
Price: upon request
From: 2024-05 to: 2024-10
Sight: kizhi and Petrozavodsk.
Categories of Tours: Package Tours to Karelia.
Season : summer autumn spring


07:00 Arrival in Petrozavodsk from St. Petersburg. Meeting with the guide. Breakfast.

08:30 City tour «The City of Peter the Great». You will get acquainted with the history of the capital of Karelia and visit its places of interest. Photo stop near the monument to Peter the Great.

11:30 Transfer to Kizhi Island by hydrofoil (1 hour 15 minutes).

12:45 Upon arrival transfer to the guesthouse Kizhskaya Blagodat by boat (10 minutes). Kizhskaya Blagodat is a cozy family run guesthouse situated on the mainland right opposite Kizhi Island. The owner of the guesthouse is the son of the head carpenter, who restored the church of the Transfiguration in the Soviet time. You will be pleasantly surprised with the tranquility of the place as well as with the hospitality of its hosts. Accommodation in twin rooms (WC and shower in every room).

14:00 Welcome lunch.

15:00 Excursion by boat to the ancient wooden chapels around Kizhi Island that form the famous «Kizhi Necklace».

Return to the guesthouse. Free time. * Sauna for additional pay.

19:00 Dinner.

09:00 Breakfast.

10:00 Transfer to Kizhi Island by boat (10 minutes).

10:15 Excursion in the Kizhi Open-Air Museum of Wooden Architecture. Kizhi is one of the first open-air museums and one of the most popular tourist attractions in Russia. The pearl of the museum is its world-known wooden church ensemble which is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1990.

12:30 Lunch on Kizhi Island.

13:30 Transfer to the northern part of Kizhi Island. Excursion in the carpenter's centre, where you will see how the main church of Kizhi Island is being restored. On the way back to the pier we will stop near the highest point of the island to enjoy a breathtaking panorama of the Onego Lake and Kizhi. Free time.

16:45 Transfer to Petrozavodsk by hydrofoil (1 hour 15 minutes).

18:15 Arrival in Petrozavodsk. Transfer to the railway station.

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