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Finnish Lifestyle in North Karelia

Explore the Finnish way of life and experience the flavours of local delicacies. Duration: three nights and four days. Accommodation with half board included, as well as a guided Nordic walking excursion, sauna experience, Karelian pasties baking school and delicious dinner prepared from local products. Canoeing, fishing, hiking, Nordic walking and disc golf also possible. Equipment available for various activities. This holiday package is available all year round.

Wilderness Hiking Near the Russian Border

A slightly more demanding 7 day hiking tour in Eastern Finland near the Russian border. We cover approximately 20 km per day. The route passes through wilderness areas with pristine untouched nature, ending each evening in a comfortable accommodation, where you can enjoy local hospitality and delicious regional foods. Bear watching safari as optional extra. You are guided by a pre-programmed GPS device which acts as a map, compass and route description. A mobile phone is included for emergencies, as well as a nature guide booklet with maps and points of interest.

Nature By Senses in Winter

See, smell and feel the diversity of Finnish wilderness and get a first-hand experience of the owner family's passion for nature. We will start the day with a guided excursion to a Finnish forest. You will learn how to make a campfire and experience the darkness and silence of Finnish nature. You can also try to catch fish at a pond in the forest. During the day, there is a possibility to enjoy a traditional Finnish sauna. A nature trail around the pond challenges us to use our senses to the fullest. The lodge is a 50-minute drive from the airport.

Wilderness Retreat

Connect to the vast wilderness of the Paistunturi fell area and the vastness of your own inner nature. During the 4-day retreat, we go on slow, 3-4 hour hikes in the wilderness, meditate in our small group (max 6 persons) and reflect on our experience in a safe and respectful space. Guided by Anna (mindfulness instructor, life coach, human-nature connection enthusiast), you have the chance to experience nature's healing effects and learn more of your own inner power.

Helsinki - Urban and Nature

A 3 hour walking tour in Helsinki including the following sights: the Senate Square, Esplanade, University Library, Railway Station and Music Center. Including also approximately a one hour walk on a nature track by the sea and forest. There's also a possibility to explore the Finnish sauna culture as well, if interested.

Ice Age Stories and Hiking at Rokua Geopark

Experience the unique Rokua nature with real stories about the history and nature formations from iceage until today. Feel and see the beautiful forest with pine trees and lichen coverage looking like snow in the summer. Depending on the season, you may find some berries or mushrooms on the way. You will be guided along the paths towards a local lake, where you have a break with some Finnish style snacks.

Happy Helsinki Walk

City walk with local guide to see the major attractions in the centre of Helsinki and hear the story of Finland the most entertaining way. Available Mon-Fri in June-August, other months we offer private tours!

Arctic Snow Hotel Evening with Snow Sauna

Our main destination is the Arctic snow hotel in Sinettä, a place built anew every year, complete with ice bar, ice sculptures, and even an ice chapel. This magnificent structure with walls of snow is built a little differently every year, with new ice art. The nearby Kota restaurant offers a salmon dinner before a visit to the famous snow sauna. Hear the ice walls bubble as you throw water on the sauna stones, a truly unique experience! Finally, we return to Rovaniemi with a short hike to the top of the Ounasvaara fell for a view of the city – and with luck, some Northern Lights!

Silent Moments at a Karelian Guesthouse

Take a break from day-to-day life to simply be and peacefully listen to your surroundings and yourself. A two-day stop in a quiet and charming guesthouse is an opportunity for rest, spending time outdoors, guided light exercise, delicious local food, relaxation for mind and body, and for actively listening to the sounds of silence.

Rokua National park

When you explore the esker ridges, sandhills and kettle hole lakes of Rokua, it's easy to see clear traces of the Ice Age – this is why this area forms part of Finland's first UNESCO Geopark. Family-friendly trails lead off through the park's wooded sandhills, where the forest floor is blanketed with silvery lichens. Kettle hole lakes nestling in sandy hollows are scattered through the park.

Kayaking and Hiking Package in Teijo National Park

Explore National Park on a guided canoe trip (4 h) in Hamari lake. You will learn the basics of kayaking and make a peaceful trip (around 8 km) in the beautiful and calm lake landscapes. Relax afterwards in a traditional Finnish sauna and refresh in the cooling water of the lake. On the second day you can take a hike in the forest (3 km) from Kirjakkala. Have a coffee or lunch break in Teijo and do shopping in the handicraft centre in Teijo blast furnace. On the third day you can visit in the ironworks Mathildedal or Meri-Teijo Golf.

Wild Herbs

This trip teaches you how to recognise some common herbs in nature. Today, it is more and more popular to use natural herbs in salads, pies, soups, etc. We walk to a forest meadow and pick up seasonal herbs and make a salad for a snack. You can bring your own basket, knife, and notebook with you – or borrow a basket and knife from your guide. Duration: 3 hours. We walk in variable ground, so you need to wear good shoes.

Autumn Treasures in Finland

This day trip will take you to the beautiful forest of Västerby in Raseborg. The heritage forest has very diverse terrain and a nature trail where you can admire the beautiful Finnish flora and fauna and pick berries and mushrooms. There are a few places for a swim, some potholes and also excellent spots for camping. During the tour, we will sit by the campfire and enjoy a lunch consisting of products from the Finnish forest and listen to the sounds of nature.

Guided Tour on the Koli Hills

This guided tour gives you a closer look at the highest hills of Koli; the feminine Akka, the masculine Ukko and the "evil" Paha-Koli. You will hear some old stories and legends related with Koli, learn about the national park, and have a chance to see one of the most beautiful landscapes in Finland. Length: less than 1 km.

Trek to a Tower in the Woods

If you love the outdoors and want to visit the heart of our beautiful nature, this is for you! You will walk through the woods and climb up the Vaattunkivaara tower – the scenery is amazing. Afterwards you can enjoy a snack by the open fire while listening to the sounds of the forest. We recommend wearing sturdy shoes. Other than the drive, you will be outside the whole time, so be sure to wear suitably warm clothes.

Evo Hiking Area

Though Evo is within easy reach of Finland's largest cities, you still feel you are in the heart of the forest. Ramble along easy trails or take a longer hike. Evo's forests are home to wildlife including elk, lynx and beavers. Facilities by Evo's excellent fishing waters are designed to be accessible for fishers of all ages. Evo is a great place to bring the whole family for an adventure.

Hike & Bike Around the Teijo National Park (4 Days)

The Mathildedal Ironworks Village provides memorable experiences, an authentic milieu and an insight into the Finnish lifestyle. Enjoy a walk in the idyllic Mathildedal Ironworks Village. Visit the historical exhibition, the alpaca mill, the local brewery, the bakery and the coffee rostery. Go on a hike in the Teijo National Park, make a campfire, listen to the silence and enjoy the scenery around you. Experience a traditional sauna by the lake or seaside and refresh in the cooling waters. Bike around all three Ironworks Villages in one day: Mathildedal, Teijo, Kirjakkala.

Cruise & Hike to Fortress Island Örö

The Örö island is now part of the Archipelago National Park, but when Finland was part of the Russian Empire, the island hosted a military fortress – and it remained closed to the public until 2014. During the cruise & hike you will hear and see the story of the fortress while enjoying the island's unique nature.

Deep in the Wilds of Finland – 8-Day Cabin Holiday with Summer Activities in Hossa National Park

A week-long summer package designed for those who prefer peaceful surroundings, want to experience authentic Finnish cabin life and enjoy outdoor activities. This all-inclusive trip includes two daily hikes, two days of combined hiking and canoeing (daily distance 16–18 km), a day spent learning to fish, pick and collect the season's wild foods and one extra day at the end where you can go bear watching, for instance. Hosted by a friendly, informative and experienced local guide.

Active Family Week

This active week is fun for the whole family! You get to see friendly Huskies, bounce around at Angry Birds Activity Park, and ski – even in the summertime – at the Vuokatti ski tunnel! Accommodation included!