Winter Adventure in the Karelian Countryside



This 2-day snowmobile tour to the Karelian countryside is a great way to explore a winter wonderland and get acquainted with Karelian culture. Trees covered with snow blankets, snowy fields, pristine winter forests and flakes of fluffy snow falling on the cozy houses of Karelian villages turn your adventure to a perfect winter dream. Let this fairytale enchant you!

Group: 6-16 pax

Duration: 4 days / 3 nights


Day 1

Arrival to Moscow or St.Petersburg. City tour, transfer to the train station, taking overnight train to Petrozavodsk.

Day 2

06:50/ 08:50 – Meeting at the railway station with the guide. Transfer Petrozavodsk – tourist complex Denisov Mis (70 km). Breakfast.

Getting equipped. Safety measures. Training course.

Our snowmobile adventure starts at the tourist complex (total distance of the day is 80 km). Todaywe will go along forest paths to the zoo complex “Three Bears” and enjoy the pristine beauty and breathtaking scenery of Karelian winter landscapes. The zoo complexhouses animals typical of Karelian woods (mooses and bears, wolves and lynxes, foxes and polar foxes). You will not only observe these animals and learn some interesting facts about their mores but also help to feed them. Tea with sandwiches on the way.

When we return to the tourist complex a hot sauna and a substantial dinner will await us.

Day 3

Breakfast. Today we continue a scenic exploration of Karelian forests and head to the ancient Karelian village ofRubcheyla. You will visit a typical Karelian village of the 19th century and enjoy a concert of a local folk ensemble. This thrilling ride will be rewarded not only with an excursion around the village but also with a delicious lunch in an ancient Karelian house. After lunch we return to the tourist complex.Transfer to Petrozavodsk (70 km). Dinner.

19:00 – Departure for Moscow/22:50 – Departure for St. Petersburg.

Day 4

Arrival to St. Petersburg/Moscow. Transfer to the hotel or airport.


Price includes: accommodation and meals according to the program, transfers, snowmobile and snowmobile equipment rent, entrance tickets, guide services, train tickets in 4 persons compartment.


Snowmobile equipment:
Snowmobile «Yamaha VK-540 III».
Warm windproof overalls, snowmobile helmet, balaclava, snowmobile shoes and gloves. 


What to take with you:
Backpack, comfortable clothes: pants, warm sweater, 2 pairs of woolen socks, 2-3 pairs of cotton socks, T-shirts,  warm jacket, woolen hat, gloves, warm comfortable shoes.