Day 1: St. Petersburg city tour
Welcome to St. Petersburg! The driver will greet you at Pulkovo International Airport and transport you to St. Petersburg, Russia's capital. You will spend your first full day in Russia seeing the city. Among the attractions you'll visit are Ostrovsky Square, Vladimirsky Avenue, and Vosstaniya Square. Then go along Mikhailovskaya and Bolshaya Konyushennaya streets, passing through Palace Square, the Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, the Summer Garden, and Troitskaya Square. You will spend the night at a hotel.
Day 2: St. Petersburg - Kiryavalahti
You will travel to Kiryavalahti village in the morning. The grandeur of the northern landscape, as well as a myriad of stories surrounding Sortavala's "Finnish age," have added to the area's allure. On the island of the Vuoksa River near the settlement of Priozersk, there is a stone castle as well as a valley of waterfalls and fantastic animals. After that, you'll head to Kirch Lumivaar. An ancient Finnish church will be discovered. You'll be staying in a hotel for the night.
Day 5: Medvezhyegorsk - Zaonezhie - Kizhi Island - Medvezhyegorsk
In the morning, you will journey to Zaonezhie. On the way, you'll pass a historic chapel. Residents of Kosmozero send their heartfelt greetings. A minor historic settlement may be found on the Zaonezhsky peninsula, on the southern side of the same-named lake. The church of St. Nicholas Chudotvortsa will be seen. Then it's over to Kizhi, a lovely island known for its architectural ensemble of Russian timber-frame marvels. In the evening, you'll return to Medvezhyegorsk through the Shungite deposit. This is where you will spend the night.
Day 6: Medvezhyegorsk - Gimoly
Today's journey will take us to the village of Gimoly. This is a historically notable town, and the structures in it are also historically noteworthy. You'll be able to relax on the lake's shores while capturing stunning scenery on a great journey. Then you'll travel to Lake Pizanets, commonly known as the "Pearl of the Karelian Taiga" due to its uniqueness and popularity. You will arrive in the village of Gimoly. You'll be staying in a hotel for the night.
Day 7: Gimoly - Vegarus
After breakfast, you'll proceed to Vegarus village. The Loimolsky rural settlement in the Republic of Karelia's Suoyarvsky district is a peaceful and serene environment. Along the way, you'll stop at the Votovaara peak. This is one of the most intriguing places in Karelia. The mountain's various seids are well-known, drawing both regular tourists and specialists from a variety of industries. After that, you'll go to Vegarus through Porosozero. You'll be staying in a hotel for the night.
Day 8: Vegarus - Gardarika
You will go to the Gardarika area today. This region is well-known for being one of Karelia's most environmentally sensitive. On the beaches of Yanisyarvi, 60 kilometers from Sortavala, a lovely pine forest surrounds a unique meteorite lake. The view of Mount Hiidenvuori from Leshego Mountain in Finland will make you want to pull over to the side of the road. Proceed to Hotel Club Gardarika. You'll spend the night in a hotel.
Day 9: Gardarika - St. Petersburg
We'll take a tour of St. Petersburg in the morning. Stop see the Rock Garden Museum and Puikkola along the route, both of which are around a 30-minute drive from the Gardarika hotel. The settlement is located in the Sortavala region, close to the village of Kaalam. There are around 500 people that live there. Arrival at St. Petersburg. You stay at a hotel for the night.
Day 10: St. Petersburg - Peterhof - St. Petersburg
Today you'll be visiting Peterhof today. A superb place designed in the style of French Versailles. The splendid fountains in the Upper and Lower Parks, which include the well-known "Samson," will impress you. The Great Peterhof Palace will also be visited. An exit to the Monplaisir Palace with an observation deck on the coastline of the Gulf of Finland will be seen in the Lower Park. Then you'll return to St. Petersburg, where you could observe the well-known cruiser "Aurora," as well as the Strelka V.O. cape on the eastern end of Vasilievsky Island. Then see the Bronze Horseman monument, go to St. Isaac's Cathedral, and take in the breathtaking view of Gostiny Dvor (Guests' Court). At the hotel for the night.
Day 11: St. Petersburg - Airport
In the morning you will be transferred to airport.