Hiking & Canoeing in National Park

Water Sports in Finland

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Hike in the Nuuksio National Park, paddle a canoe on a lake and eat by the fire like the locals do.Highlights: • Hiking and foraging through the purest forests; • Paddling  a canoe on a picturesque lake; • Tasting real Finnish food cooked on the open grill; • Accompanied by a hospitable and professional forest guide; • Easy accessibility from Helsinki;
We say hiking, but it could be rambling, or just sitting by one of many lakes admiring the extreme wilderness beauty that is the Nuuksio National Park – or simply watching the wildlife in its natural setting. So close to the city, yet quite literally a world of its own, this is where the locals escape to unwind, and reconnect with the wild – and themselves.Just a short drive from the city center, the Nuuksio National Park is like a microcosm of everything you’d expect of a Nordic wilderness, from ancient oak and pine forest and stunning lakes of all sizes, to rugged granite rockfaces, swamplands and a unique wildlife.After exploring through the purest forests, take a canoe onto a picturesque lake and navigate the still waters with only the ducks, gulls and geese for company before returning to shore for a well-deserved barbeque of Finnish delights.A real chance to enjoy the health benefits of nature – and just a short drive away from the bustling city center!Itineray of the trip:09.00-10.30 Pick up and Transfer to Nuuksio National Park10.30-12.00 1 Hour Hiking with Our Knowledgeable Nature Guides12.00-13.00 1 Hour Canoeing on the Pure lake of Kaitlampi in the National Park13.00-14.00 Outdoor BBQ the Finnish Style14.00-15.30 Transfer to Helsinki and Drop off

What’s included

  • Transfer from and to Helsinki center
  • 1 hour guided hiking experience
  • 1 hour guided canoeing experience
  • Open fire BBQ
  • Lunch
  • Bottled water

What’s not included

  • Other fares
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