Meeting at the airport or at the railway station of Petrozavodsk. Baggage claim, acquaintance. Breakfast. Sightseeing tour of Petrozavodsk. (Onega lake embankment with a magic «Wishes tree» and other unique avant-garde sculptures, Governor's Park and other curiosities). Tour to Kizhi Island (‘Comet’ ride on Onega lake 1 h.20 min.) Kizhi is like a name card of Karelia and even Russia. Excurcional tour on Kizhi with a visit of Pokrovskaya church and ethnographic expositions. Return to Petrozavodsk. Hotel accommodation. Dinner. Free time.
Early wake up. Lunch box. Departure for Sortavala (275 km). Arrival in Sortavala. Departure for Valaam Island. (‘Meteor’ ride on Ladoga lake 45 min.) Excursion in Valaam monastery (the Central estate of the island, the pier of the Monastery Bay, the Transfiguration Cathedral where the relics of St. Sergius and Herman are buried. Spaso-Preobrazhensky Cathedral is one of the most majestic temples, which is the main operating temple of the monastery. Lunch at the monastery refectory. Visit to the Nicon and the Gethsemane sketes. Return to Sortavala. Tour to the Mountain Park Ruskeala Marble canyon. Return to Petrozavodsk. Dinner.
Breakfast. Check out in hotel. Trip to "Marcial Waters Resort” opened by Reter the Great in 1719. Visit to St.Peter Church (1721). Degustation of water form natural sources. Kivach waterfall visit. Lunch on the way to Petrozavodsk.