Snow and Silence in North Karelia 31.3.-3.4.2016





Thursday, 31st March

16:10 Flight Helsinki-Joensuu
17:10 Arrival in Joensuu. Your host Ms Susanna Saastamoinen will meet you at the airport.
Departure for Koli Holiday Resort (transfer app 1 hour).
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
Check-in at Break Sokos Hotel Koli
19:00 Relax in Koli Relax Spa with different saunas, pools
21:00 Dinner at Grill it! Restaurant

Friday, 1st April

09:00 Visit to Visit to Nature Center Ukko at Koli National Park
10:00 Enjoy the best-known Finnish National Landscape with safari organizer Koli Activ Oy. Let us start with snowshoe hiking at the Koli National Park
11:00 A short ride with ski lift to the Lake Pielinen
11:30 Ice fishing on Lake Pielinen
13:00 Lunch at Kolin Ryynänen
14:15 Visit to Koli Spa Lotus and Cottages, a sightseeing tour at Loma-Koli
Transfer to Nurmes (app 1 hour 15 minutes)
17:00 Check-in at Break Sokos Hotel Bomba
18:00 Site inspection at Break Sokos Hotel Bomba and Bomba-Action
Dinner at Bomba House

Saturday, 2nd April

09:30 Silent moments at a Guesthouse!
Take a break from day-to-day life to simply be and peacefully listen to your surroundings and yourself.
During the day e.g. yoga, Focusing on the sounds of forest, Karelian Pasty School.
16:00 A short transfer with snowmobile sledge to Siimes Holiday Cottage
Sauna & outside hot pool / hot tub, ice-swimming,
Dinner at a traditional hut.
Transfer back to the hotel.

Sunday, 3rd April

09:30 Departure for Joensuu airport
12:30 Flight Joensuu Helsinki (arriving at Helsinki 13:30)