TOUR OPERATOR FAM TRIP BY INVITATION ONLY
TUESDAY 30 JUNE
Flights from home destinations to Helsinki
16:20 Departure from Helsinki with AY 832
17:20 Arrival at Joensuu airport
Transfer to Guesthouse Herranniemi in Vuonislahti, beside Lake Pielinen
Check-in at Herranniemi
Dinner with local specialties
Get-together at Lakeside pavilion & relax in traditional Finnish sauna and smoke sauna
WEDNESDAY 1 JULY
Visit to the Artist’s Studio and Home of Eva Ryynänen and Paateri Church – unique wood sculpture at Paateri.
Transfer to Ruunaa Recreational Area
A wooden boat trip to border line of Russia. Visit to a place, where border zone with Russia begins. Boat trip continues through rapids in Ruunaa, lunch on camp fire
Visit to Ruunaa Hiking Centre with restaurant and cottages
A fishing trip to Kattilakoski rapids. Kattilakoski is a reservation rapids which groups can book for their own use: try fishing from ashore and from boat
Dinner at Timitra
Accommodation at Guesthouse Herranniemi
THURSDAY 2 JULY
Departure for Wilderness Logde Eräkeskus, 15 km from the Russian border
Try the best of the wilderness: visit to a husky farm, hiking and paddling, lunch at open fire
With car ferry M/F Pielinen across the Lake Pielinen – the most scenic water way in Finland!
Arrival at the other side of the Lake, transfer to Nurmes
Arrival at Break Sokos Hotel Bomba, the Bomba House and Karelian Village beside Lake Pielinen
Get to know Bomba area with all possibilities, Karelian pasty school, dinner
Midnight sun canoeing for night lovers
FRIDAY 3 JULY
Get to know Guesthouse to guesthouse tours! Four guesthouses in one package for customers: cross-country skiing tour in winter. Cycling, Cycling & canoeing, Herbal, Finnish cuisine and Stories to stories tours in summer.
Visit to Laitalan Lomat Countyside Holidays with reindeer farm
Biking to Guesthouse Puukarin Pysäkki
Herbal workshop: herb tour in nature
Lunch with presentation of all products
Departure for Koli.
Koli has many faces. To many, Koli is Finland’s most beautiful natural attraction. Koli National Park and the surroundings provide a unique combination of internationally recognized natural and cultural attractions together with a broad range of quality tourist services in all seasons.
We will take part in Koli’s Outdoor Activity Week
Accommodation in cottages in Koli area
Visit to Nature Center Ukko at Koli National Park
Visit to Break Sokos Hotel Koli, relax in Koli Relax Spa with different saunas, pools
Dinner at Grill it! Restaurant
SATURDAY 4 JULY
An active day with safari organizer Koli Activ Ltd.
Enjoy the Lake Pielinen and its shores with a boat trip to islands of Lake Pielinen. Possibility for adventurous paddling with rubber mattress between islands.
Lunch at Harbour Restaurant Alamaja
Hay making in Koli Village: How did people make hay in the old days? Let’s take part in the competition
Enjoy Koli National Park by riding with Islandic horses
The Best of Koli’s hills: feel the famous national landscape on three hills with some stories about Koli’s history and old beliefs
Nordic walking tour inside National Park
Dinner at “Lappish Hut”
SUNDAY 5 JULY
12:30 AY 486 from Joensuu to Helsinki
Flights to home destinations