One day trip "Russian winter"

  • Extend your skills by trying an ice-fishing
  • Get a taste of the local fishing life in the rural area
  • Enjoy an authentic Russian banya
  • Spend a day away from the city in Russian North surroundings
  • Have a walk in a winter forest or ride a snow tubing or ATV (optional)
  • Perfect for families, nature-lovers and new experiences seekers

Full itinerary
Your guide will meet you at the hotel and we will drive away from the city center to the Northern parts of the Leningrad region. It will take around 1 hour to get to a remote frozen lake and a forest located near the village Orekhovo. Here, in the breathtaking, peaceful surroundings of the Northern lands it's time to break the ice and try your luck at ice fishing!

We customize our fishing trip according to your experience thus the trip is suitable for families and those who want to try fishing for the first time or those who do not have little fishing experience.

Your guide will introduce you to a Russian fisherman who will share his personal experience with you! You will be taught how to drill a hole in the ice and technics that increase your chances of a catch. Once your guide has taught you the basics, you will get to relax in the silent wilderness. To warm you up we will offer a hot drink to make this peaceful experience more enjoyable!

After an ice-fishing experience it the best time for famous Russian Banya. This experience you will remember forever!

We will teach you how to use a bath whisk for bathing, all the techniques and explain the concept of the bathing in a Russian way!

After the banya experience you can order a meal (on your own) in a local restaurant. And this is not the end, you can choose your preferable activity:
  • Have a healthy walk in a winter forest, enjoy nature, fresh air and relax
  • Try a snow tubing ride, what can be more fun?! (optional)
  • Get an adrenaline rush by riding a winter ATV (optional)

Snow tubing or a winter ATV riding can be organized for an additional cost.

At the end of the day we will pick you to your hotel to let you have a rest after this wintry winter day!

Inclusions Private English speaking guide /driver, transportation, fishing gear, hot drinks, banya tissue, bath whisk

Exclusions Lunch, tips

Duration 6-7 h

Note Please bring your swimming suits

Cost 180 USD
Minimum 2 people