MAY: 17; 22; 24; 29
MONDAYS and WEDNESDAYS from 03.06.18 till 30.08.18
SEPTEMBER: 4; 6; 11; 13; 18; 20
ACCOMMODATION at monastery hotel
08.00 - Departure from “Ozerki” metro station, St-Petersburg (scheme), transfer to Priozersk (The time of departure can be changed depending on time of boat departure in Priozersk ) Guide’s service, comments on the sights during the trip
10.30 - Arrival in Priozersk
11.00 - Departure from Priozersk. Transfer by hydrofoil boat “Meteor” to isl. Valaam.
12.15 - Arrival in isl. Valaam. Meeting tourists by a guide at Monastic Bay quay. Tourists can leave their luggage at the left-luggage of the hotel. Sightseeing walking tour on the monastery: “Central Homestead”, visit to Hegumen’s Cemetery is included. Checking into the hotel.
19.00 - Supper.
PRICES (rub/per): from 19 200
When planning a trip it is necessary to have sufficient float time – 3 hours after the end of the program in case any unforeseen delays caused by bad weather conditions on Ladoga Lake such as storms and its consequences, fog , traffic jams etc.
Dress code. During visits of active churches of the monastery situated within inside square line of monastic buildings men must remove headwear and women must wear skirts and headwear or kerchiefs. Sport suits, shorts, tube tops and low-cut dresses are not allowed. Footwear convenient for long walks is strictly recommended. Some slight changes could be made to program if considered necessary.
The day before the trip the tourists receive an sms message with guide's mobile phone number and the number of the bus. The guide is available not earlier then 07.30 up to 08.00 latest. Call to the guide is allowed only in case of urgency such as delay or cancelation of the trip.
Departure is strict according to schedule, at 08.00. If tourists are late and miss the departure they may catch up to the group independently by taxi having learned the number of the bus, the make of the bus, the route and the place of boarding from the guide. Or cancel the trip. Issues concerning a refund for compelling reasons are resolved at a tour sale point.
In case of a storm the trip is cancelled in the morning before departure. Issues concerning date changing or a refund are resolved by telephone call during the office working hours.