UNIQUE ACTIVE 

SOLOVKI TOURS

with local guides

the voice of northland 

do you hear?

Credo and history

since 2003

We are couple, Igor and Maria. We live and work on Solovki island, grow up our kids. In love with tender, shy and extremely beautiful northland nature. We will show landscapes with no tourists. Will tell you stories about Solovki near fire place with a cup of hot tea in hands. Our mission is to avoid crowds and take our guests to feel the smell of White Sea, the Arctic breathing, taste of fresh blueberry jam and kelp salad. Lets us show you this special place, Solovki. On foot, by bike, car, boat and even skiing during winter time.

Our groups
Our groups
Gifts from nature
Gifts from nature
Wild and virgin places
Wild and virgin places
Alone in universe
Alone in universe
Ready to go!
Ready to go!
Place for memory and pray
Place for memory and pray
Steps of people who gone
Steps of people who gone
Sea adventure!
Sea adventure!
Pie with solovki lingonberry
Pie with solovki lingonberry
Famous Czarist White Sea herring
Famous Czarist White Sea herring
Extreme spring hikings!
Extreme spring hikings!
Solovki fototours all year round
Solovki fototours all year round
Beautiful UNESCO sites
Beautiful UNESCO sites
Old hand factory for collecting laminaria
Old hand factory for collecting laminaria
Wooden architecture
Wooden architecture
Winter silence
Winter silence

Our tours

groups and individuals

Solovki circle, 2 days by bikes

100 € p/p

60 km of country road, potholes, sand ... But the sea of impressions! We will see belugas in the natural environment, visit sketes and houses for fishing, we will spend the night in tents on the seashore. We will swim in the cleanest lake. We'll pick berries and mushrooms.

Archipelago Kuzova, 2 days by boat and foot

200 € p/p

By fast boat we will arrive at the next to Solovki - an ancient man place. Mysterious seidy, sun-heated stones. On the footpath we will have to sweat! On the second day we will visit Oleshin and Chernetsky islands, with ancient natural labyrinths.

Belugas cape and Zayacky island 

6-7 hours, by boat and foot

100 € p/p

Unique labyrinths of the Russian North will not leave anyone indifferent, debates about their origin are inevitable. Observation of beluga in the natural environment. Next, lunch on the seashore and walk on the eco-path to the village.

Lake-channel system and Sekirny skete, 

6-7 hours, by boat and foot

50 € p/p

On rowing boats we will pass through man-made canals, take a dip and have dinner on the beach. Next, we will be taken by a car, we will climb the mountain Sekirnaya to the old monastery and infamous penal isolator during the Gulag

Big Muxalma island, 2 days by bikes

100 € p/p

On bicycles go to the dam of the 19th century, connecting the two islands. From there we walk to Mount Tabor with the most beautiful views and relict plants. We'll spend the night on the beach in tents, for dinner a soup of mussels. In the morning we will return, after visiting the Philippe skete.

Remote Anzer island, full day on foot 

200 € p/p

By fast boat we will arrive to remote Anzer - special real monk place, where our Orthodox traditions are still alive. We will visit sketes with history from 17th. Golgofa skete with partly Gulag places. And unique labirinths too!

The Gulag scar, 5 hours 

50 € p/p

Sightseeing tour of the monastery and village, with a detailed history of special purpose camps 1923-1937, then we will also visit the Sekir and Savvatievsky sketes, camp sections, by car.

One full day winter tour on skiing 

100 € p/p

In winter Solovki is a special wonderful place of sun, ice, snow, silence and joy in the soul. We recommend you to come from late February to early April. You can devote a ski day to a choice of skating on a frozen lake-channel system with a stop at the hermitage, to drive to Zayatsky Island or to the dam. Ski experience is needed very minimal, here are the ideal tracks!

Please contact us if you have special inquiry! 

litoraly@gmail.com

worthily TO COME HERE even ONCE IN LIFE

"Solovki is our national symbol, where the beauty and suffering of the Russian people are intertwined."

(Vitaly Zhenin, artist)

We are valued for deep knowledges

I changed attitude towards guides. Such versatile and deep excursions and most interesting guides I have never met before!

Ms marina demodiva

bike tour august 2019 

Very punctual organization and responsible approach to business. The group rallied like a native!

mr sergey titov

belugas tours july 2006

An amazing place, striking cleanliness, beauty and harmony of nature. Saturated colors create a sense of presence on foreign territory. Especially memorable were the archipelago of Kuzova and Zayatsky islands. Thank you for the magic tour!

ms elena ivanova

island day, august 2016

Real Solovki with local guides

the way to russian history

We will provide the equipment

Tents, sleeping bags, mats. Bicycles, cars, boats. On all our excursions and tours.

Professional guides

In our tours you will not hear any pseudoscientific delirium about Solovki. Only facts.

We serve food

We do not like hurry. Therefore, we prepare at least a lunch of local products on any of our excursions.

take care about nature

We do not even leave candy wrappers. Only footprints in the sand. We are friends with the forestry.

Need more info or want to book?

send us an inquiry with this form 

or direct mail litoraly@gmail.com

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