2 days / 2 nights
Tour to Solovetsky Islands
- Visit Solovetsky Monastery;
- Visit Solovetsky Fortress;
- Boat trip to Zayatsky Island;
- Overnight stay on Solovki (or more).
00:37 – Arrival in Kem by train #16 (from Moscow, St. Petersburg or Petrozavodsk, tickets are not included).
Transfer to the hotel “Prichal”. Overnight at the hotel.
06:30 – Breakfast.
07:30 – Embarkation.
08:00 – Departure by boat for Solovetsky.
10:00 – Arrival. Transfer to the hotel.
14:00 – 17:00 - Walking tour of Solovetsky Monastery.
Overnight at the hotel.
Breakfast at the hotel.
3-hour tour by boat to Zayatsky Island. It is a small tranquil island in about 45 minutes boat travel from the Monastery pier. The main places of interest of Zayatsky, covered with the tundra-type vegetation are its mysterious stone labyrinths dating back about 4000 years and a small wooden church of St. Andrew (1702).
15:00 - Transfer to the pier.
16:00 – Departure for Kem.
18:00 – Arrival in Kem.
18:30 - Dinner.
Transfer to the train station.
20:31 - Train to St. Petersburg. 00:52 - Train to Murmansk.
Solovki (Solovetsky Islands) are located in the western part of the White Sea, less than 100 miles far from the Arctic Circle, consisting of 6 big and numerous small islands. There is a famous monastery dating back to the middle centuries as well as other historical and cultural monuments.
2. Car and boat transfers as per itinerary;
3. Meals as per itinerary (B - breakfast, L - lunch, D - dinner);
4. Entrance fees and tours as per itinerary;
Note: All boat trips are weather dependent.