Valaam Elegy - a multi-day tour to Valaam by meteor (economy tour)
We invite you to travel from St. Petersburg to Valaam - an island of extraordinary beauty in Lake Ladoga. For the island entrenched the glory of the holy land. The legend states that the first on his shore was the apostle Andrew. And Sergius and Herman, the venerable monks, founded a monastic brotherhood here.
The benefits of an organized trip
This economy tour for 3 days will suit both curious tourists and pilgrims. There is a functioning monastery on the island, where you can worship the relics of its founders. A special sightseeing tour will introduce travelers to the history and nature of the island.
A travel company will take care of the transfer and accommodation. From Petersburg to the pier in Priozersk sightseers will take the bus. And then they are waiting for an exciting boat trip to Ladoga on the fast-winged meteor.
Accommodation is organized in the cabins of the hydrofoil moored in the Monastery Bay. Free time tourists can spend on walks or excursions.
You will see the beautiful nature of the Russian north, visit the monastery compound, visit the old Igumen cemetery. You will make a walking trip to secluded hermitages, go to the temple, you can visit the church shop, buy Karelian souvenirs.
08:00 — Departure from St. Petersburg from the Ozerki metro station to Priozersk. (The departure time may be changed depending on the departure time of the meteor from Priozersk.) Track information on the route below;
10:30 - Arrival to Priozersk;
11:00 - Departure by hydrofoil on underwater wings to Valaam;
12:15 - Arrival to Valaam. Meeting at the pier Monastery Bay with guide. Check in at the hotel - the hydrofoil "Admiral Kuznetsov"
14:00 - A large walking tour of the Central Manor of the Valaam Monastery with a visit to the Igumen Cemetery;
20:00 - Dinner;
09:30 – Breakfast;
10:30 – Free time or excursions (for an additional fee);
20:00 – Dinner.
09:00 – Breakfast;
10:00 – Free time or additional excursions. Check-out until 12:00 (things can be left in the hotel’s storage area);
18:00 – Departure by hydrofoil on underwater wings to Valaam;
19:15 - Arrival to Priozersk. Boarding on the bus, departure to St. Petersburg;
22:30 - Arrival to St. Petersburg (metro station "Ozerki").
NOTE: On the way back, there may be a delay of up to 2 hours depending on the traffic situation.
- transport service;
- hotel accommodation;
- meals (breakfast, dinner);
- excursion service.
You can order lunch and optional excursions on the island.
Children under 6 years old inclusive - free of charge, without providing a separate place (based on a copy of the Birth Certificate).
The tour program may be amended, not affecting the volume and quality of services provided.
Only Beeline, MTS and MEGAFON mobile operators operate on the island.