Forest hike in the wilderness of Karelia

Experince of the healing effect of the forests

Kesälahti, Finland
Available in Finnish, English, Swedish and German
3 hours
4 spots per experience
Regular price: 30 €
Children: 15 €

What are we going to do

Instructor leads the group to explore the forest of Karelia in Sarvisalo, Kesälahti and tells about locals and their way of living near the nature. During the tour you will see different kind of forests, nature and birds. We take brakes when needed and after the walk there is a open fire with delicious snacks and coffee/tea/juice. Program suits from young to old people and families with normal physical condition.

In case of rain the trip will not be canceled. If the weather is bad or stormy, not safe, we will cancel the trip.

About Lakeland Karelia - the Doer

Amazing nature! Because of nature and strong four seasons, we live here in Eastern Finland. We have snowy winter and so strong ice cover of the lakes that you even can drive there with a car.

There are lots of wide nature and unspoiled forests in Karelia. Finland’s legal concept of everyman’s right gives everyone the chance to enjoy outdoor pursuits, and the freedom of the country’s vast forests and fells, and many lakes and rivers, with few restrictions. Public access to private land is much wider in Finland than in most other countries. Read more:

People in Karelia area are very friendly and welcoming and that’s why we wish you to join our life in Karelia. We believe that our guests respect our idea: Live like locals.


Nice shoes to move in the forests and paths or hiking shoes
Clothes depending on the weather and which are comfortable to move around
Normal physical condition is needed for the sled rider




Mahtava retki! Milloin vaan uudestaan❤❤


Alku jännityksen jälkeen aivan mahtava kokemus! Tainalle kiitokset hyvästä opetuksesta. Ihana paikka, kiitos Sisko!


Hyvä retki, lähtisin toistekin! Alussa meni suhteellisesti paljon aikaa turvallisuuteen ja varusteiden esittelyihin ennenkuin päästiin vesille, mutta mukana oli ensikertalainen eli oli ymmärrettävää. Opin itsekin paljon uutta.


Erittäin opettavainen, mukava, hyvin järjestetty ja onnistunut melontaretki.