One week of adventures in Karelia

One week of adventures in Karelia

Karelia is located on the North-West of Russia. It is the land of lakes, rocks and pine trees forest. Nowadays this region become more and more popular among tourists due to its sparse population and close location to St. Petersburg (1000 km still means close in Russia).

One week of adventures in Karelia

Many different types of activities are available in this region: boating, fishing, rafting, biking, hiking, jeep safari, and even quadracycle. But it is also possible to try all of them during one trip.

We want to present a report about such trips organised by professional guides. During six days it is possible to try all types of active rest in Karelia without any requirements for special training.

One week of adventures in Karelia

1st day - rowing boats along the route lake Vekkoylayarvi - lake Peyziyarvi. Picknic and fishing on the beach and walk in the forest.

One week of adventures in Karelia

2nd day - ATVs (quadracycles). Half of day ride following OpenKarelia-Enduro (50km). Sauna in the evening. OpenKarelia is one of the largest international ATV festivals.

One week of adventures in Karelia

3rd day - kayaking by canoes from village Kukshegory and after along rivers Gushkalka and Tuloksa. Possible to see a bear in the beach :)

One week of adventures in Karelia

4th day - 20 km of cycling with visiting the restored monastery.

One week of adventures in Karelia

5th day - trying real Russian real off-road and jeep safari with visiting sand dunes of Ladoga lake, the largest in Europe.

One week of adventures in Karelia

6th day - excursion in Petrozavodsk city.

One week of adventures in Karelia

One week of adventures in Karelia

One week of adventures in Karelia

If you are interested in details of organization of whole trip or a part of it, feel free to contact us by: info@runknown.com

2013-05-29 12:30:22Z   i-Kirby       2013-05-29 12:30:23Z   i-Kirby