If you want to relax from the bustle of the city, see the beauty of nature in the north, and if you like active recreation and extreme, this trip is for you! You will get to know and feed the bison and visit the mini farm where chickens, rabbits, sheep and goats live. Visiting Karelia, you will see picturesque rocks, where you can both walk and climb, try local cuisine, visit the most beautiful place in Karelia - mountain park "Ruskeala", where you can enjoy picturesque views and actively relax - fly a rope over the lake, make a rope jump from 20 meters high. You'll also visit one of the largest underground museums of Northern Europe, where you'll learn the history of Lahdenpoh district, the Soviet-Finnish wars, learn about the geology of Karelia and see a collection of minerals. Try your hand at the obstacle course in the rope park, feel the free fall in the air pipe and get some unspeakable emotions! An exciting and intense journey awaits you! Be sure to take with you comfortable clothes and shoes! ** Book hotels along the route with cachebacks up to 10%. At the end of the route you will find a special offer for Mastercard holders!
The journey will begin with the Zubrovnik Park, where you will see bison and other animals, then visit the rocks, where you can walk or climb. After that we will go to Sortavala and have dinner in a restaurant of Karelian cuisine.
The first point of the trip will be the Zubrovnik Park, which focuses on ecotourism. The park was established in 1974 and is located in the forest zone. Here you will see bison and make friends with these amazing animals, you can also feed them. There is a mini-farm on the territory of the park, where you will see chickens, goats, rabbits, sheep. You can ride a horse in the woods by appointment. More detailed information can be found [on the website](http://zubrovnik.ru/Index) of the park.
Lunch will take place in a cafe with large panoramic windows and lake views. The menu includes dishes of Russian and Scandinavian cuisine, as well as author's dishes. Here you can taste potato pancakes with salmon tartar, wood mushroom bread, fish Ladoga dumplings with spruce oil and many other interesting dishes!
In the afternoon we will visit the picturesque place - Hijtol Rocks. We will take a walk, get some fresh air, enjoy the views upstairs. By the way, you can also climb on foot, and those who have climbing skills can try climbing the cliffs.
For dinner we go to the restaurant on the lake shore, decorated in Scandinavian style. There is a fireplace in the restaurant hall, wood next to it, black and white photos hang on the walls, all this creates an atmosphere of warmth and coziness. Here you can taste dishes of Karelian cuisine: kalitki, pike-perch baked on a pan with potatoes and spinach, Karelian soup on cream, Valaam cheeses and other delicacies. The restaurant accepts guests only by preliminary request. The contacts can be found at [website](https://dachawintera.ru/restaurant).
After dinner we'll walk around the central square of Sortavala. We'll get some fresh air and tune in for a new day.
The second day will begin with a visit to one of the main attractions of Karelia - the mountain park "Ruskeala", where we will walk around the territory, enjoy the incredible scenery, make a rope jump from 20 meters high, then visit the Mountains of Filina - Geological and Military History Museum and spend the night in Priozersk.
The day starts with breakfast in a café with panoramic windows. For breakfast you can have porridge, omelette, pastries, pancakes and a cup of coffee or tea.
Ruskeala Mountain Park is the most beautiful and amazing place in Karelia. The main attraction of the park is Marble Canyon. The canyon is a transparent turquoise lake surrounded by marble rocks. Another place is the Italian quarry. As before the works here were managed by Italian specialists, the quarry got exactly this name. Now you can see very beautiful marble saws. You can also have an active rest in the park: fly a rope over the lake, make an extreme rope jump from a height of 20 meters. All details of the park's activities can be found [on the official website](https://ruskeala.ru/).
After a busy walk, we'll go to a cafe for lunch. The menu offers dishes of Russian and Karelian cuisine: salads, soups, various garnishes, meat and fish dishes, wickets, pancakes. Rest and gain strength!
We will visit the geological and military history museum. The museum itself is located in a bunker, and it is one of the largest underground museums in Northern Europe. Here you will learn the history of Lahdenpoh district, a lot of interesting things about the Soviet-Finnish wars, you will see a collection of minerals of Karelia. You will also learn about gold mining in Karelia, pearl mining and many other interesting information. There is also a military equipment park, wooden sculptures and a military sports camp, where among other things you can shoot at a shooting range.
It's time to have dinner and rest after the road. The menu offers dishes of Russian and Scandinavian cuisine. Pleasant atmosphere and polite staff will decorate your evening!
After dinner, we'll go to the park. There is nothing better than to walk along the alleys of the city before going to bed, sit by the fountain and see the local sculptures.
The third day will begin with a visit to the ancient fortress - Tiver fortress, then a visit to the rope park, and after a trip to one of the northern resorts of Russia - Zelenogorsk.
The day will begin with a visit to the ruins of the Tiver town of XIII-XV centuries, where Karelians and Novgorodians lived. On the territory you can see the remains of the fortress, sacrificial stones, there is a stand where you can learn the history of the settlement, go down to the river and enjoy the views.
It's time to have fun, overcome all fears and pass the obstacle course in the rope park. There are 6 different tracks in the park, ranging from the simplest to the most difficult and tall ones over 2 km long: children's, family, Quick Jump, ending with a 15 m high jump, Zip line. Warning! Monday is a day off. If you have any questions about making an appointment, please contact [the official website](http://kingkongpark.ru/).
After an intense rest in the morning, we will go to a restaurant for lunch. The menu includes dishes of European, Georgian and Uzbek cuisine. Here you can taste various kinds of pilaf, shish kebab, khachapuri, chebureks, manty, various meat and fish dishes and much more!
Next we're going to the beach. We'll rest, get some fresh air and enjoy the scenery of the bay.
Maryina Mountain Park is a place that will surely satisfy the lovers of unusual natural locations. Walking among the mighty pines is not so easy to imagine that a century and a half ago this place was a quaint and like a fairytale castle villa "Marioki", which belonged to a noble person, actress and poet Maria Krestovskaya. However, if you go a little further into the forest, you can easily find the remnants of former luxury, preserved to this day winding staircase, as if leading to nowhere and mossy ruins of the temple. Quiet and forest air relaxes and calms. Here you can not only take extremely atmospheric photos, but also take philosophical reflections for a short while.
Dinner will take place in a restaurant with picturesque views of the Gulf of Finland. The menu includes dishes of European cuisine. Wide choice of cold and hot appetizers, meat and fish dishes, various salads and side dishes, pizza cooked in real Italian wood oven. Polite staff and home-like cozy atmosphere!
The last day of the trip will begin with a walk in the botanical sanctuary - Lyndulovskaya Grove, then a visit to the museum of retro cars, an unusual sculpture - Tree of happiness, a flight in the air pipe and a walk along the eco-trail. The trip ends with a dinner in a restaurant in St. Petersburg.
Today we will also visit the state natural botanical reserve. In the grove grow larches of different species, there are rivers, paths. Let's take a walk, breathe healing air, recharge the energy of nature and take beautiful pictures!
Let's go to a small vintage car museum. The museum features a collection of Soviet and foreign-made cars, in addition to cars you can see a collection of bicycles and motorcycles. Warning! The weekend is Monday.
Lunch will take place in a cafe. In the menu there are dishes of Italian cuisine: pizza, pasta, Japanese cuisine: rolls, soups, sushi, also in the menu there are various snacks, salads, side dishes, desserts.
Let's see an unusual sculpture. The sculpture was created in honor of the 460th anniversary of the city of Zelenogorsk and is a tree with the face of a woodcutter and branches directed downwards. Newlyweds often come here and attach the lock to the branches, and the key is thrown into the mouth of the tree.
Fly in the air tube and feel the free fall! The Aerotube is powered by large fans, which give a powerful airflow of over 200 km/h. Flying in the air pipe is safe, so the flight is accessible even for children. For more information and prices, please [online](https://aerobutterfly.ru). Attention! Pre-record is required.
Let's take a walk on the eco path before dinner. Everyone knows that walking improves health, restores strength and vitality, and when the walk is also accompanied by beautiful views, the mood improves.
The journey ends with dinner at the RED restaurant. Steak & Wine, which is famous for its steaks. In the menu they are divided into classic, non-classical and alternative steaks. Apart from steaks, snacks, salads, hot dishes, soups and desserts are also widely represented. The wine card includes a large number of positions, which are divided into different categories. **Pay your invoice with a Mastercard premium card with 10% discount at RED.Steak & Wine. To get the discount, inform the staff about your card type before payment. ** **[Complete Promotion Rules](https://www.mastercard.ru/ru-ru/consumer/offers-promotions.html?offer=red-steak-wine)]**