We are going to get acquainted with amazing relict animals - bison, which delight people of all ages! You will stroke giant bulls on the head and hand-feed them with fresh vegetables, and then walk through the territory of the Novo-Kavgolovsky forest park and hear ancient legends that are exciting the consciousness. Individual excursion for 1-3 people Duration 6 hours Children Possible with children How it goes On foot 4500 rubles per excursion Price for 1-3 people, regardless of the number of participants
What awaits you
History of the region Fennoscandia, Kuokkala, Raya-yoki - we will figure out how the local places were called earlier, and talk about the events that took place on the isthmus. I will talk about wars and peace treaties, outstanding figures and the life of summer residents. Since we find ourselves near the village of Toksovo, you will get acquainted with the biography of the ancient village and understand why the people called it “Switzerland”. On the way to the main attraction of the village - Novo-Kavgolovsky forest park - you will learn interesting facts about two other symbols: the 1937 church and the Orthodox cathedral in an unusual architectural style
Bison Who were Lyra, Kid and Lima? How do bison differ from bison and who are bison? How many animals live in the nursery now? You will hear the difficult story of this giant artiodactyl species, get acquainted with their lifestyle and diet, feed them vegetables and stroke the soft wool heated by the sun, and take a photo for memory
Myths of Karelia Are you well familiar with the plot of the ancient epic "Kalevala"? I will tell you about this book and share with you fascinating stories about ancient heroes. We will talk about the legendary Karelian giants Munkilainen: who were these creatures and why did they leave the mystical Karelian lands? Let's try to understand why the Atlanteans built labyrinths and stone idols-idols. You will hear the story of Captain Siegward and his mysterious treasure that glows at night, as well as stories about the lake monster Nessie with olive eyes. You will find out why “wonderful people” are feared here and why seids on Vottovaara mountain are usually avoided.
- Travel from St. Petersburg to Toksovo is by train and is paid separately
- A small photo session is included in the price of the tour
- For an additional fee, you can visit the petting zoo (500 rubles for 3 people)
- If you are more than 3 people, the surcharge for each next participant will be 700 rubles.
The excursion starts at the Finlyandsky railway station or by agreement. You will find out the exact meeting point immediately after booking.