Summer day in the wilderness“From the time Jeff picked us up from our hotel I knew it would be a great day he is so friendly, knowledgeable about Finland and the area he took us was amazing. A great lunch packed in true Finnish style was included. Highly recommended 5 stars.” - Tony
Duration: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Level of difficulty: Easy
Group size: Up to 8 persons
Included: Transportation, Professional guide, Finnish-style lunch and coffee by the fire
Availability: June - August
Gear needed: Walking shoes, clothing suitable for the weather, and a water bottle
Price: 145 € per person
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Escape the sounds of the city for a day
This day trip starts from Helsinki and takes you to the heart of Liesjärvi national park. Take a break from the city and retreat to the forest with Taiga Times.
The benefits of the forest are endless: spending time in nature can have a significant effect on our health from; relieving stress to improving blood pressure as well as boosting mental health and decreasing the risk of serious illnesses.
Explore the winding trails of an esker, pick wild berries, and lose yourself in the natural wonders of the forestSummer time offers the most opportunity to day hikers in terms of plants and wildlife. Throughout our hike there will be many natural points of interests including wildflowers, berries, mushrooms, and even wildlife. Our trail will lead us over the parks main attraction, the Kyynäräharju Esker. A low winding trail between two blue lakes and continues into the iconic and magical old-growth forests of Liesjärvi national park.
During this guided tour you will be using all five senses. The forests aroma, the contrasts of colours within the forest, the silence and the wildlife that breaks it, the feeling of the undisturbed forest floor beneath our feet, and a taste of Finnish cuisine cooked over an open-fire.
We are here to give you an authentic nature experience in one of Finland's oldest national parks. We consider Liesjärvi to be a hidden gem in Southern Finland and we want to share this extraordinary place with fellow nature enthusiasts from around the world.
• Experience some of the cleanest air in the world
• Relaxing and peaceful walk through the Finnish wilderness
• Test your senses and feel the benefits of the forest
• Finnish-style lunch and coffee by the campfire
If you would like to have this trip as a private tour or booking with less than 16 hours before the start time, please contact us here.