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We invite you to take part in a two-day trip to the picturesque Mountain Park Ruskeala in Karelia, near Sortavala! Our voyage to Karelia will give you two unforgettable days in the Mountain Park! You will have enough time to admire the beauty of Marble canyon, to visit the caves and to communicate with huskies!
Karelia is a republic situated in North-West Russia. It is well-known as one of the most beautiful places in the country. Here you can enjoy the wonderful nature with its lakes, waterfalls and giant cliffs with trees growing on them. The mountain park “Ruskeala” is one of the most beautiful places in the region. Marble used for constructing lots of buildings in St. Petersburg has been quarried here since the 18th
century. Nowadays, it’s a tourist centre whose main attraction is a former marble quarry which is now a lake with crystal clear water. Tourists can rent a boat, go diving or enjoy the nature while riding a horse.
During your stay in Ruskeala Mountain Park you will admire beautiful nature & relax. You will also experience the history of mining, will see the ruins of the plant, will visit the waterfall, where were filmed many famous movies . Pearl of a mountain Park is a Marble canyon, the banks of which penetrated the surface and underwater tunnels, drifts and shafts. We also will see beautiful waterfalls "Ahvenkoski" located on the river Tokhmayoki!
Next, we will visit the ancient city of Sortavala. We will have a sightseeing tour + free time to walk around the city + visit the Museum of war where you can learn more about the military history of the city. You are welcome!
Why you should choose this tour:
-Our modern buses with large panoramic windows will allow you to observe the must-see attractions of Ruskeala & Sortavala.
-Our professional licensed guide will give you a lot of interesting information.
-Our optimal travel route allows you to see the main attractions in the Mountain Park & Sortavala city.
-Great opportunity to take memorable pictures while walking through the park.
Price includes 1 night hotel accomodation (+BF) & entrance tickets to the Park + museum.
Bus tour to Ruskeala is an excellent choice to discover the beauty of Karelian land! Buy your tickets online without any fee & a queue. It takes just a few minutes.
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Duration: 2 days
Place of departure:
Place of departure/arrival: parking place behind the Kazan Cathedral). You can buy bus tickets on the website, without any queue & fee, or in our sales office: Nevsky prospect 22, 4th floor (*elevator), office 6 (don't buy tickets on the street!). In our office we offer free services: WC, water, city maps & booklets. The office is open daily, working hours. Сash & bank cards are accepted.