The tourism department:
+7 911 664 53 04 (Suomeksi)
+7 911 410 61 36 (English)
Telephone at the reception: 8 (814-59) 5-45-24
Our address: 186930, Republic of Karelia,
Kostomuksha Street. Priozernaya, d. 2
Temporary actual address: Park, 50
Monday - Friday from 8. 00 to 17. 00
Lunch with 12. 00 to 13. 00
Route «trail peddlers» He tells how in the 18th century peddlers (trading people) make trips to remote towns and villages in order to sell simple goods, introduces the history and nature of the region. . . .
«A surprising number»
The path " A surprising number of " - This is a great opportunity for residents and visitors alike to relax from urban affairs and enjoy the beauty of nature. . . .
«in the fairy forest»
Route «in the fairy forest» It passes through the scenic landscapes of the reserve: Canyon «Stone Gate», belomoshnye pine forests, river stone, the threshold «King-threshold», hut on Lake Munankilahti. . . .
«In places of rune-singing and the old settlements of Lake Stone» (Water)
The route introduces the beautiful places where the path Lenrotta rune-singers, who wrote the epic " ". Kalevala . . .
«Rafting Stone» (Water)
The route meets a beautiful natural objects of reserve: King-threshold, different types of forests, the unique coastline of the river. . . .
Tarhov Sergey V.
Phone: 8 (81459) 5-45-24
Mobile: 8 (911) 403-46-80
Gulynina Svetlana Vadimovna
Phone: 8 (81459) 5-45-24
Fax: 8 (81459) 5-41-85
Tarkhova Nina E.
Head of Environmental Education
Phone: 8 (81459) 5-45-82
Mobile: 8 (911) 410-60-39
Ipatova Valentina S.
Head of the development of cultural tourism
Phone: 8 (81459) 5-45-82
Mobile: 8 (911) 410-61-36
How to get to Kostomuksha
1. St. Petersburg — Kostomuksha
2. Petrozavodsk — Kostomuksha
On the bus
Departure at 17:20 and at 21:30 from the bus station in Petrozavodsk
Arrive at 01:30 to the stop near the former restaurant «Bear»
Telephone: + 7-921-521-68-98
Ticket sales: st. Lenin, 1B, 2nd floor (building «Russlavbank»)
Open hours: Mon-Fri: 09. 00-19. 00; Sat-Sun: 12. 00-17. 00
Departure at 5:30 am and at 09:00 from the former restaurant «Bear»
Arrive at 13:00 to the bus station in Petrozavodsk
St. Petersburg — Kostomuksha through Finland
If you open a Schengen visa and there is a green card in the car is much more convenient to come to Kostomuksha through the territory of Finland.
A trip to Finland is very comfortable t. To. The roads are of excellent quality, a lot of road signs, along the route are equipped with comfortable parking with toilets and tables where you can relax and have a snack.
On the M10 highway from St. Petersburg are going towards Viborg, then go to the Lappeenranta through the checkpoint Brusnichnoe-Nuijamaa. After passing through passport and border controls and customs formalities we go on road number 13 to the intersection with the road number 6, where we turn right in the direction of Imatra.
And then on this road through Imatra, Joensuu we reach the turn onto the road number 75 and at the Nurmes Kuhmo. Then go straight on the road number 75, not stopping in Nurmes, at Kuhmo. After Kuhmo on the road number 912 going in the direction Suomussalmi to the intersection with the road number 89 (Kajaani — Vartius). There already appears on signs Kostamus (Kostomuksha). At the roundabout right towards the checkpoint Vartius.
Now to the border (crossing on the Russian side Lytt? MAPP) is about 18 km away. Checkpoint Vartius-Lytt? about Kostomukshi only works from 8:00 to 22:00 Moscow time. Time difference between Finland and Russia minus 1 per hour. After 37 km from the checkpoint you will Lytt? Kostomuksha.
The total distance from Petrozavodsk to Kostomuksha on the highway M18 «Cole» It is approximately 500 km.
SPB- PTZ- Kostamuksha
From Petrozavodsk on the M18 going towards Murmansk. After 300 km from Petrozavodsk (33 km from the town of Segezha) is a junction of highways dressing TNCs. After refueling — turn right, traveling under the bridge (underpass) to the track Kochkoma-Kostomuksha-state border.
Next, be especially careful: you are waiting for about 40 km of bad road to the junction for the village. Pertozero.
Further works on the reconstruction of the road surface, but part of the road is quite decent quality. After passing the turn to the village Rugozero, 10 km — Tiksha picturesque village. After Tiksha turn right at the crossroads, 20 km to the village. Ledmozero, another turn to the right, 80 km and you are in Kostomuksha.
The Reserve «Kostomukshsky» It located in the Republic of Karelia and is located along the border with Finland. Its territory - is a single plot, stretching from north to south 27 km from east to west on the southern and the northern border of 15-18 km.
Many of the species listed in the reserve, are typical of the northern boreal forest - This bear, rabbit, wolf face, elk, lynx, wolverine, squirrel, marten, ermine, weasel.
Of particular interest among the other animal is wild northern forest deer breeding on the islands of Lake Stone. In the taiga zone of European Russia this kind is preserved only in the Republic of Karelia, Arkhangelsk region and Komi Republic. Settlements Canadian beaver also needs protection.
Among the most important birds in the reserve there are white-tailed eagle, golden eagle, osprey. Widely represented grouse, grouse, whooper swan, gray goose.
In our reserve many rivers and lakes. The largest lake — Stone, it occupies a fifth of the territory of the reserve.
Among the major lakes in the reserve, you can also select Hunhayarvi («Jarvi» — the lake in Finnish language) Syarkiyarvi, Duck, Sorinkoyarvi.
The largest river reserve - Stone River, which is a tributary of the river Kem and belongs to the basin of the White Sea. Its length of 25 km. The course is fast, rapids. In the river pike, whitefish, perch, roach, grayling and lake found salmon, which reduced the number and needs special protection.