➤Transfer to port
➤1h 15 minutes by hoverboat to Kizhi island
➤ Return to Petrozavodsk
➤Time for lunch
➤Transfer to the lodge
After breakfast, trasfer to lake port to board a hoverboat, special boat for winter sailing across Onega Lake, onf of the largest out of nearly 60 000 lakes in Karelia. There is no other way to reach remote and isolated Kizhi Island, UNESCO World Heritage Site and a masterpice of Russian cultural heritage in winter.
The collection of the Open-Air “Kizhi” Museum includes 83 monuments of wooden architecture: old chapels and houses, windmills and granaries, threshing barns and racks for drying crops…The gem of this collection is the 22 domed Church of the Transfiguration of Our Savior, 37 meters height. The Church of the Intercession of Holy Mary and the Bell-Tower located nearby emphasize the harmony and magnificence of the main Church.
Return to the city, for lunch and optional city tour. Then, return to the forest lodge.