6-Day Snowmobile Tour to Kizhi from Saint Petersburg

You will start this exciting 6-day tour from the beautiful “Venice of the North”, St. Petersburg. In a very short time you can take in the history and culture of this truly unique and memorable city and explore its major attractions.

From there you will visit Karelia, in the Russian Northwest, with a vast areas covered in forests, thousands of rivers and lakes, two National Parks and several Nature Reserves. Among the numerous cultural sights of Karelia, Kizhi Island is the most famous, with a unique complex of wooden buildings, included in the UNESCO World Heritage List: a beautiful example of authentic Russian culture.

You will feel like a real arctic pioneer riding a snowmobile on the frozen lake of Onega, the second largest in Europe, through the surreal beauty of frozen desert covered with fluffy Russian snow – and there will be plenty of it, for sure, as well as unforgettable memories of your amazing holidays in the heart of the Russian North!

per adult from

$1,981

NZD

Duration

6 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

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No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • 4x Breakfast
    • 3x Dinner
    • 3x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 5 nights
    • Russian visa service
    • Russian sauna (as per itinerary)
    • Entry/Admission - Kizhi State Open-Air Museum of History, Architecture and Ethnography
    What's excluded :
    • Personal travel insurance
    • Excursions not mentioned in the itinerary. Can be provided on spot, fees apply

  • Day 1: Arrival in St. Petersburg -Transfer to the Railway Station - Departure to Petrozavodsk

    Pass By: St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg, Northwestern District
    Arrival in St. Petersburg. Our driver will meet you in the arrival sector with a sign board. Transfer to the railway station. Departure to Petrozavodsk by an overnight train.

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Overnight train – 2 class (compartment for 4 people).

    Day 2: Snowmobile Ride to Kizhi Skerries along the Beautiful Onego Lake

    Stop At: Kizhi, Kizhi, Republic of Karelia, Northwestern District
    Meeting at the railway station, transfer to a café, breakfast. After breakfast you will receive equipment and safety briefing and snowmobile driving training. Then off we go! We will have a snowmobile ride along the beautiful Onego lake - the 2nd largest lake in Europe - and its numerous islands. Snack lunch on the way. Arrival and accommodation in a guest house. Dinner. Daily distance: 85 - 100 km (55 - 65 miles), on lake depending on the ice situation near Petrozavodsk.
    Duration: 6 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Accommodation in a local guesthouse.

    Day 3: Snowmobile Excursion to Kizhi Island

    Stop At: Kizhi State Open-Air Museum of History, Architecture and Ethnography, Kirova Sq., 10A, Kizhi 185000 Russia
    Breakfast. Today we will have a guided snowmobile excursion to Kizhi island. You will be driving among the beautiful Russian churches. The Kizhi museum is one of the most interesting cultural sights in the Northern Russia, an open-air museum of wooden architecture with an amazing creation of the XVII-XIX centuries’ masters of the Russian North – an ensemble of traditional wooden structures - church, mills, barns, and Russian houses (izbas). It is also included on the UNESCO World Heritage list. After visiting the Kizhi Museum we will head for the Kizhi Necklace – the islands of the Onego Lake with old wooden chapels surrounding the Kizhi island like a precious necklace. Lunch en route. Return to the guesthouse. Dinner. Russian sauna. Daily distance: 40 - 60 km, on lake (25-40 miles). Note: the day itinerary might be changed depending on the ice condition on the Onego lake.
    Duration: 6 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Accommodation in a local guesthouse.

    Day 4: Snowmobile Ride to Petrozavodsk - Departure to St. Petersburg

    Stop At: Kizhi, Kizhi, Republic of Karelia, Northwestern District
    After breakfast we will start our last day of adventures and discoveries. We will have a snowmobile ride to Petrozavodsk enjoying beautiful winter Karelian landscapes. Lunch en route. Upon arrival to Petrozavodsk russian sauna to wash off the fatigue before the train. Dinner. Transfer to the railway station to take the train back to St. Petersburg. Daily distance: 85 - 100 km (55 - 65 miles), on lake depending on the ice situation near Petrozavodsk.
    Duration: 4 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight train – 2 class (compartment for 4 people).

    Day 5: Arrival in St. Petersburg - Transfer to the Hotel - Free Day

    Pass By: St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg, Northwestern District
    Arrival in St. Petersburg. Our driver will meet you with a sign board at the beginning of the platform. Transfer to the hotel. Free day on your own to discover the city for yourself.

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Accommodation in a 3* hotel: Nevsky Grand or similar.

    Day 6: Airport Departure Transfer from the Hotel

    Pass By: St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg, Northwestern District
    Today marks the end of your tour. Our driver will be waiting for you at the hotel lobby ready to transfer you to the airport or any other departure point. No activities are planned for the departure day.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We provide pickup transfer from any airport, railway station, accommodation in St. Petersburg. Our driver will pick you up at the specified time, he will hold a sign-board.Airports
    • Pulkovo Airport, Pulkovskoe sh., д. 41, лит. ЗИ, Sankt-Peterburg, Russia, 196140
    Departure Time :
    Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. Riding solo 2/20/2021 - 3/5/2021
    Friday - Saturday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    2/20/2022 - 3/5/2022
    Friday - Saturday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    Sharing a snowmobile 2/20/2021 - 3/5/2021
    Friday - Saturday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    2/20/2022 - 3/5/2022
    Friday - Saturday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Please note some walking is required.
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • We operate only small groups.
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
    If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

4

Organised by Go Russia Travel Company

Activity ID: V-269522P24

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