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Private Day Trip by Helicopter to Valaam Monastery from St Petersburg

Visit Valaam Monastery, the most important religious site in Russia. 9:30am: - Pickup from your hotel and transport to the airport with a professional driver 10am: - Set off from Pulkovo airport for the 1-hour flight by helicopter to Valaam. You’ll pass over one of the most beautiful cities in the world - the magnificent St Petersburg. You'll also see the legendary Neva Water area and Ladoga itself. And finally get your camera ready for stunning bird’s-eye views of the Valaam archipelago 11am - 1pm: - Excursion to the "Central Estate" of Valaam Monastery 1pm - 2pm: - Lunch in Valaam Monastery's refectory 2pm - 3pm. - Excursion to Nikolsky skit 3:30pm - 4:30pm: - Flight back to St Petersburg's Pulkovo airport by helicopter. 4:30pm - 5:30pm - Driver will take you back to your hotel in St Petersburg Please note: exact timings subject to change depending on traffic and other external factors

$164 Private & Custom Tours

Private Tour: Incredible Island Valaam

During this amazing tour you will visit Valaam Island. We offer boat tour to the Valaam island, which represents the combination of church architecture open-air museum and natural park. This tour are dedicated to the history of Karelia and Russian Ortodoxe church. The island are known worldwide as unique and holy place. Valaam Archipelago was formed thousands years from two large and 50 smaller isles of Lake Ladoga, the largest lake in Europe. The heart of Valaam is its magnificent monastery complex founded in 992. During the tour you will visit the Central Monastery Complex and walk around the monk cells. You will also enjoy a concert of the Valaam choir and taste the monastery's food during lunch in the refectory. The nature of Karelia complements the amazing atmosphere of Northern Athos of incredible beauty. Fluffy coniferous forests, sheer cliffs, clean air will help to forget at least for a while about worldly bustle and get closer to the truth.