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Ski holidays in Karelia
Ski holidays in Karelia

Active winter tour

New
Ski holidays in Karelia
Difficulty
Difficulty levels
Easy. Passive relaxation and sightseeing — cruises for example. No physical activities. Good for older people.
Normal. Active tours. You don’t have to be a sportsman, but you need to be strong enough to ride a snowmobile or go hiking in the mountains.
Advanced. Get ready for a challenge — long trekking with a heavy backpack on the shoulders, rafting along mountain rivers.
Hard. Professional training and perfect physical fitness are required. The level involves climbing to the tops of the mountains (above 3000 meters), freeriding and North Pole diving.
Group size
to 4 person
Duration
3 days

Accommodation during the trip

2 nights

Languages

EN
guide
FR
guide
Start date
17 December 2019
  • 17 December 2019
  • 21 January 2020
  • 11 February 2020
End date:
19 December 2019
38 068 RUB

Ski trails around the lakes Konchezero and Ukshozero discover the beauty of Karelian nature and history of the Russian North. The first Russian resort on the healing springs was opened here. These places were one of the favourite routes of the Emperor Peter I. What will winter Karelia leave in your heart? Join our weekend ski tour and find out it!

New
Ski holidays in Karelia
Difficulty
Difficulty levels
Easy. Passive relaxation and sightseeing — cruises for example. No physical activities. Good for older people.
Normal. Active tours. You don’t have to be a sportsman, but you need to be strong enough to ride a snowmobile or go hiking in the mountains.
Advanced. Get ready for a challenge — long trekking with a heavy backpack on the shoulders, rafting along mountain rivers.
Hard. Professional training and perfect physical fitness are required. The level involves climbing to the tops of the mountains (above 3000 meters), freeriding and North Pole diving.
Group size
to 4 person
Duration
3 days

Accommodation during the trip

2 nights

Languages

EN
guide
FR
guide
Start date
17 December 2019
  • 17 December 2019
  • 21 January 2020
  • 11 February 2020
End date:
19 December 2019
38 068 RUB

Experiences you'll have

Weekend tour to Karelia

Frozen lakes and magic snow-covered forests, old wooden churches and iron foundries, beauty and history of the Russian North — this small journey to Karelia will be both active and informative.

You will be skiing about 10-15 km a day along the special ski routes and forest trails. In the evenings you will rest at the cozy hotel, taste Karelian cuisine and visit the Russian bathhouse

Just in for 3 days of the trip you will:

  • go skiing at the "Fountains" park where you will see the underground springs, forming the fabulous ice sculptures
  • explore the old Karelian villages in the vicinity of lake Ukshozero
  • get acquainted with the history of the iron foundry, founded at lake Konchezero in 1706 by decree of Peter I
  • visit the water sports centre "Aquatica" in Petrozavodsk

Itinerary

The journey begins in Petrozavodsk, where you should travel to on your own. We are ready to help with the purchase of tickets, if necessary, leave a comment in the application.

 

Meeting the group on the first day of the tour — at 08:55 am at the railway station of Petrozavodsk (by the time of arrival of the train №018 from Moscow).

Day 1 Arrival to Petrozavodsk

You will be met at the railway station of Petrozavodsk and then taken to a cafe. Here you will have breakfast and get acquainted with the guide and other participants of the tour. 

 

Next you will pick the equipment and go to the "Fountains" park. This is ski tracks prepared for cross-country skiing. The route passes through the forest along the bank of the Lososinka river. En route you will enjoy the underground springs, forming the fabulous ice sculptures.


On the route you will have a picnic by the fire. Then you will be taken to the hotel, located on the bank of lake Ukshozero. You will stay in comfortable rooms and have dinner. In the evening, if desired, you can go to the bathhouse (extra charge).

 

The length of the route — 10-15 km on skis, 40 km by car.

Day 2 In the vicinity of Lake Ukshozero

Today skiing across snow-covered lake Ukshozero is waiting for you. You will visit the chapel in the small village of Tsarevichi (Russian for Princes) and will hear the legend about why this place received such a name. On the way you will have a snack (a hot tea with sandwiches). Upon returning to the hotel you will have dinner and go to the bathhouse (extra charge).

 

The length of the route — 10-12 km on skis.

Day 3 The old Konchezero village

After breakfast you will check out, leave you baggage in the hotel luggage office and then will go skiing to the village of Konchezero. The old iron foundries, created in 1706 by decree of Peter I are partially preserved here. You will also see the ancient church of the Holy Trinity, built in 1865-1866 on a hill in the center of the village.

 

On the way you will have a snack and after the ski trip you will be taken to Petrozavodsk. Here you will visit the "Aquatica" water sports centre and will have dinner in a cafe. Then you will be taken to the railway station to the evening train to Moscow.

 

The length of the route — 20 km on skis, 30 km by car.

New
Ski holidays in Karelia
Difficulty
Difficulty levels
Easy. Passive relaxation and sightseeing — cruises for example. No physical activities. Good for older people.
Normal. Active tours. You don’t have to be a sportsman, but you need to be strong enough to ride a snowmobile or go hiking in the mountains.
Advanced. Get ready for a challenge — long trekking with a heavy backpack on the shoulders, rafting along mountain rivers.
Hard. Professional training and perfect physical fitness are required. The level involves climbing to the tops of the mountains (above 3000 meters), freeriding and North Pole diving.
Group size
to 4 person
Duration
3 days

Accommodation during the trip

2 nights

Languages

EN
guide
FR
guide
Start date
17 December 2019
  • 17 December 2019
  • 21 January 2020
  • 11 February 2020
End date:
19 December 2019
38 068 RUB

Accommodation during the trip

You will stay at "Kalevala" Hotel, situated on the rocky bank of the lake Ukshozero, 40 km away from Petrozavodsk. You will be accommodated in comfortable double/twin rooms with all amenities. The room is 15 square metres and has 1 double or 2 single beds, a TV, a phone and a private bathroom with a shower and a towel-dryer). 

 

The hotel has a restaurant with panoramic views of the lake, a cozy bar, a lounge with a fireplace and karaoke, a Finnish sauna with a swimming pool, and two Russian bathhouses on the lake. Also there are a volleyball and basketball court, billiards, table tennis and a children's playground.

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Who will be my guide +

An English and French-speaking guide and experienced instructors will accompany you throughout the tour.

Meals +

The tour price include three meals a day. You will have breakfasts and dinners in Petrozavodsk cafe or at the hotel. Also picnics with sandwiches and a hot tea will be provided on the ski routes.

What to bring with me +
  • a backpack or a travel bag
  • a small backpack (for skiing)
  • comfortable warm sports clothing (e.g., ski kit)
  • a light and a warm jacket 
  • a warm vest
  • a thermal underwear set
  • a fleece jacket or a sweater
  • pants
  • t-shirts
  • wool socks (2 pairs), cotton socks (2-3 pairs)
  • gloves
  • a wool cap
  • warm loose shoes
  • an individual set of dishes (a mug, a spoon and a plate)
  • swimsuit and bathing accessories

Booking

New

Ski holidays in Karelia

Difficulty
Difficulty levels
Easy. Passive relaxation and sightseeing — cruises for example. No physical activities. Good for older people.
Normal. Active tours. You don’t have to be a sportsman, but you need to be strong enough to ride a snowmobile or go hiking in the mountains.
Advanced. Get ready for a challenge — long trekking with a heavy backpack on the shoulders, rafting along mountain rivers.
Hard. Professional training and perfect physical fitness are required. The level involves climbing to the tops of the mountains (above 3000 meters), freeriding and North Pole diving.
Group size
to 4 person
Duration
3 days

Accommodation during the trip

2 nights

Languages

EN
guide
FR
guide
38 068 RUB
What's included in the price:
  • hotel accommodation (DBL/Twin)

  • three meals a day

  • transportation service as per program

  • English-speaking guide's and instructors' service

  • ski equipment rental (cross-country skis with sticks and insulated boots)

  • a visit to "Aquatica" water sports center

Extra charge:
  • train tickets to Petrozavodsk (+70 EURO per person)

  • single accommodation (+80 EURO per person)

  • visits to Russian bathhouse

In the price:
Included Extra charge
  • hotel accommodation (DBL/Twin)

  • three meals a day

  • transportation service as per program

  • English-speaking guide's and instructors' service

  • ski equipment rental (cross-country skis with sticks and insulated boots)

  • a visit to "Aquatica" water sports center

  • train tickets to Petrozavodsk (+70 EURO per person)

  • single accommodation (+80 EURO per person)

  • visits to Russian bathhouse

17 Dec 2019, Tue — 19 Dec 2019, Thu
38 068 RUB
21 Jan 2020, Tue — 23 Jan 2020, Thu
38 068 RUB
11 Feb 2020, Tue — 13 Feb 2020, Thu
38 068 RUB
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