Feel the beauty and tranquility of Finnish forests and lakes during a short winter walk tour in Nuuksio National Park and enjoy hot drinks and finnish delicatesses on a campfire. Nuuksio National Park is the perfect outdoor destination near Helsinki.
On this easy paced winter walk tour in Nuuksio National Park you will hike through natural forests and rocky gorges surrounded by water formed by the Ice Age. Your guide will tell you more about Nuuksio National Park, this natural treasure located next to the urban habitation. Depending on weather we snowshoe or walk on easy trails that offer plenty to see from start to finnish. On this walk tour you have the perfect chance to fill your lungs with fresh air and enjoy the silence away from the crowds. As the sun sets we will light up our head torches and experience the nordic darkness around us. Warm fire welcomes us as we take a break and enjoy some hot drinks and finnish delicatesses on a campfire by a wilderness lake.
Please notice that wednesday and friday walks are carried out after sunset and therefore include a head torch for every participant. Snowshoes are included and used weather permitting. We recommend waterproof outerwear for all participants.
Location: Nuuksio Hawk Nest
Pick-up: Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art (bus stop), address Mannerheiminaukio 2, FI-00100 Helsinki.
Time: January 16 – April 30 2019 every wednesday, friday and sunday.
Departure: 17:00, back downtown at 21:00 (wednesday and friday), 10:00, back downtown 14:00 (sunday)
Group size: 1–8 persons.
Guide: Professional guide from Natura Viva.
Level: Participants are expected to walk 1-2 km along easy forest trails.
Duration: 4 h, including transports.
Price includes: Transports from downtown Helsinki, guide, water bottle and Finnish delicacies: Karelian pie, egg-butter, bread cheese (leipäjuusto), cloudberry jam, a Finnish sausage on the fire, water bottle and hot juice.