8 days, cycling distance 300 km (200 miles)
Bicycle tour is in the pearl of Russian north nature - Karelia. The route goes from lake to lake Ladoga (Ladozhskoe), the biggest lake in Europe, to Onego (Onezhskoe), the second biggest. You will visit the world famous Kizhi (UNESCO World Heritage) (with its Church of the Transfiguration - one of the world's most beautiful churches and the Church of the Resurrection of Lazarus - the oldest remained wooden church in Russia), Valaam islands, Kivach waterfall, marble quarry in Ruskeala, Ladoga skerries, Sortavala. Cycling part starts in Sortavala and ends in Petrozavodsk, the capital of Karelia. We will cycle along the famous "Blue Highway" tourist route, which runs from Atlantic coast to Karelia.
The tour starts in St. Petersburg and ends in Petrozavodsk. You may take a train from where to St. Petersburg or Moscow.
The route is little bit hilly. For easier tour look at Golden Ring of Russia tour and Moscow to St. Petersburg tour.
Most roads along the route do not have heavy traffic and are paved with asphalt.
We stay in hotels (double/twin or single accommodation with private bathroom).
Map of the route
Photo reports from our previous tours
The price for 2018
|Karelia||July 30 - August 6||1,400|
The tour can be combined with Moscow - St. Petersburg tour (150 euro discount for the second tour).
Single supplement - 200 euro. (You do not need to pay if you are ready to share a room with another participant.)
100 euro discount for former participants.
Only one discount per tour.
transfer from airport in St. Petersburg
7 night accommodation
banyas (Russian steam bath)
all meals (from dinner on the first day till lunch on the last day)
a sag wagon (support vehicle)
all transfers along the route
guided excursions and museums fees as described in the itinerary (including Kizhi and Valaam boat trips)
English-speaking guide and mechanic
consulate fee for visa processing
train from Petrozavodsk
medical and travel insurance
permission for photo-video-taking in the museums
Bicycle rental - 100 Euro
For more details about the tour and application contact us or apply online.
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