The way to the North: Moscow – St. Petersburg - Karelia (8 nights/9 days)
The way to the North: Moscow – St. Petersburg - Karelia (8 nights/9 days)

The way to the North: Moscow – St. Petersburg - Karelia (8 nights/9 days)

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1 day

Arrival to Moscow, go through immigration, collect baggage, then you will be meet and welcome by NOVAGROUP representative. Transfer to hotel

Check In & overnight

Bus: transfer, driver meet in the airport

2 day

09:00 Breakfast in hotel.

10:00 Proceed for City tour including:

- St. Sofia’s Embankment,

- The Cathedral of Christ the Saviour, Russia’s spiritual revival.

- New Maiden Convent, a fortress and monastic ensemble of the 16th century, a world-famous cemetery.

- Panorama platform on Vorobiovy (Sparrow) Hills.

- Stalin’s skyscrapers

The Moscow State University is one of the most beautiful Stalin skyscrapers. During the tour you will have an opportunity to observe 3 out of 7 impressive buildings.

- The White House of the Russian Federation, a landmark of post-reformed Russia.

- Moscow’s boulevards, a historical and cultural center of Moscow with its museums, theatres and memorial places.

- Theatre square, the world famous Bolshoi Theatre.


15:00 Moscow Metro Tour and Stations

& Walking Tour at Arbat Street- famous souvenir shopping street


Return to hotel.

Overnight at hotel.


Bus from 09:00 till 21:00

Guide: 09:00-21:00

3 day

09:00 Breakfast at the hotel.

10:00 Meeting at lobby with guide.

Proceed to visit Kremlin Territory + Cathedral

- Cathedral Square, a breathtaking architectural ensemble of the 15th – 17th centuries, where the life of Russian grand princes and tsar started and ended, the Annunciation Cathedral where they were baptized/Christianize,  the Assumption Cathedral where they were crowned and the Archangel Michael Cathedral where they were buried.

- Tsar’s bell and Tsar Cannon, stunning examples of casting of the 16th – 18th centuries.

- The Grand Kremlin Palace, from the imperial residence to the Russian President’s gala reception quarters.

- Political and governmental buildings of the Kremlin, the Senate, the Palace of Congresses, the Arsenal.

- Kremlin walls and towers, a unique fortress of middle Ages’ Russia.

- Bell Tower

Moscow RED Square Tour:

- Red Square, enjoy a unique architectural ensemble of the 4th largest square in the world,

- The Cathedrals of St. Basil and Our Lady of Kazan,

- The biggest History Museum of Russia,

- The Trading Arcades of GUM (State Universal Store),

- Lenin’s tomb and necropolis.

- Aleksandrovsky  Garden

Lunch(not included)

VDNH and Space museum(visit)


Bus: 10:00-21:00

Guide: 10:00-21:00

4 day

09:00 Breakfast at the hotel.

11:00 Meeting at lobby with guide.

Private transfer from Hotel to Moscow airport/railway station to flight/train #….


Meet and welcome by NOVAGROUP representative.

Private transfer from St Petersburg airport/railway station to Hotel


Bus in Moscow: transfer

Bus in SPb: transfers

Guide: escort service to train in Moscow & from railway station in St.Petersburg

5 day

09:00 Breakfast at the hotel.

10:00 Assemble at Hotel Lobby and meet English speaking Guide.

City tour:

- Tour of a city, rightfully described as «Northern Venice» or «Pearl of the Baltic»;

- Drive along the «Great Perspective» world famous today as Nevsky Prospect lined with marble palaces of Russian royalty and aristocracy, with most fashionable boutiques and art salons arranged in old settings of the 18th century, trading rows and arcades, with impressive classical and Renaissance cathedrals and churches as its backdrop, enjoy this 4.5 km long thoroughfare cut through woods and marshes from the Admiralty with the city’s symbol (2 ship) on top of its gilded spire to the Monastery of Alexander Nevsky, one of four Russia’s Lavras with its magnificent Trinity Cathedral and its cemetery where Dostoevsky, Tchaikovsky and other world celebrities were buried;

- Singer House, Eliseef Emporium – visit – free of charge

- Stop over at an excellent picture opportunity with a stunning panorama along the Neva’s embankments, by the city’s Rostral Columns you will have a view of the 5 buildings of the State Hermitage Museum and the fortress of St. Peter and Paul - the cradle of Russia’s new capital, the first public museum of the country - the Chamber of Curiosities, founded by Peter the Great and the 4th world’s largest domed structures - St. Isaac Cathedral with «The Bronze Horseman» unveiled in Senate Square;

- Rabbit island, visit Peter & Paul fortress;

- Kazan Cathedral (visit, free of charge)

The main on-service city Cathedral hosts an important orthodox treasure – the icon of Our Lady of Kazan;

- Guided tour to the Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood(visit);

- Stop in the Field of Mars with the eternal flame lit in the center of the monument to victims of revolutions and wars, take pictures of the Resurrection Cathedral on the Spilt Blood at its background, one of the most unusual monuments of Russian Orthodox architecture built on the spot where Alexander II was assassinated;

- Drive through the Square of Arts which is a perfect classical ensemble of the city.


Neva river cruise during navigation period (extra charge) = 25 $ p.p.

Shopping tour.


Transfer to hotel. Check in. Overnight at hotel.


Bus from 10:00 till 21:00

Guide: 10:00-21:00

6 day

09:00 Breakfast at the hotel.

10:00 Transfer to Visit TsarskoyeSelo (Golden Enfilade, Amber Room in Catherine Palace).

The TsarskoyeSelo palace and park ensemble is a superb monument of world-ranking architecture and garden-and-park design dating from the 18 to early 20 centuries. TsarskoyeSelo is a cluster of very fine examples of Baroque and Classical architecture and it was also the first place in the Russian capital where interiors decorated in the Moderne (Art Nouveau) style appeared.

Today, as we enter the palace, we can sense the spirit of the times of Empresses Elizabeth and Catherine II and admire unique works of fine and applied art.


Back to the center of city.

14:00 Lunch (extra charge)

15:30 Palace Square and visit Hermitage museum(included)

 Its priceless collection occupies 5 historical buildings of which the Winter Palace – the former residence of the Russian Royal family – is the most remarkable. Its rooms, decorated with marble and gold provide a fine background for the treasures of the Hermitage. You might be surprised to know that the collection of this unique museum contains over 3 million exhibits including the paintings of Leonardo da Vinci and Raphael and other famous artists.


Transfer to Ladozhsky railway station. Train to Petrozavodsk

(Swallow –depart time at 18:00, Arrive to Petrozavodsk (capital of Karelia) at 23:00)

Meet and welcome by NOVATOURS representative.

Transfer to hotel Frigate 4* - (stands on Onega lake embankment) or alternative;

Check in

Overnight at hotel.

Bus from 10:00 till 17:30

Guide: 10:00-17:30

Bus in Petrozavodsk: transfer

7 day

08:30 Breakfast at the hotel.

Assembling at the lobby. Meeting with English guide

10.00 Transfer to Kizhi Island by Hydrofoil or by Hovercraft (1,5 hour).

You will enjoy a pleasant water journey through the picturesque cliffs of the second largest lake in Europe!


Kizhi tour - one of Russia's greatest open-air museums on Onega Lake


The Kizhi Pogost is a unique monument of Russian wooden architecture, a universally recognized masterpiece of world architecture. It is noted for the harmony of its dimensions and shapes, and the artistic unity of its structures, built at different times. The architectural beauty of the ensemble is emphasized by the expressive landscape and majestic nature Included in the UNESCO World Heritage List.  It has no parallel in either Russian or global wooden architecture. Considered as the true wonder of the world, it gave birth to the legend about Master Nestor, who built the 37m high nail-less church using nothing but an axe.

15.30 Back to the city by Hydrofoil or by Hovercraft (1,5 hour).


Free time

Guide – 10.00 – 17.00

8 day

09:00 Breakfast at the hotel.

10.00 Assembling at the lobby. Meeting with English guide

Check out

  • Short City tour along Onega lake beautiful embankment
  • Transfer to Husky dog farm in Karjala  Forest Park (40 min)

Siberian Husky is one of the most gorgeous dog breeds. The breed was created by the Eskimo people as a means of transportation in rough northern lands. The dogs soon became reliable helpers and loyal friends. These dogs have blue eyes.

In kennels you can meet really healthy and beautiful dogs since each dog is trained on a regular basis participating in summer trekking tours and pulling sleds in winter. You can learn some interesting facts about these dogs and even become a friend to them.
You can also rent a couple of dogs for a photoshoot at our territory. We offer you a special trekking activity in company of huskies. These dogs are amazingly trustful, super-friendly and incredibly kind. They were born to be people's best friends.

Excursion inside husky kennel (included)

Trekking tour in autumn/spring or pulling sleds in winter 1-1,5 hours (included) (*Children under 3 y.o. are not allowed to take part in the tour)

Tea with Karelian pastry (included)

14:00 Lunch(extra charge)


Return to city.

19:30 Dinner (extra charge)

Transfer to the railway station

Boarding the train 017: Petrozavodsk – MOSCOW – 22:00

Bus from 10:00 till 21:00

Guide: 10:00-21:00

9 day

Arrival to Moscow at 08:50

Meet and welcome by NOVAGROUP representative.

Breakfast in Café or restaurant (extra charge).


Transfer to the airport 

Bus in Moscow: 09:00-15:00

Guide: 09:00-15:00