With Backpacker Helsinki Tour you will enjoy a perfect guiding hike in the National Park of Nuuksio or Sipoonkorppi. On our way, we will cross many different lakes and type of landscapes all more beautiful than each other ! Nuuksio and Sipoonkorppi National Park reflect perfectly the spectacular beauty of the Finnish forest ! On our trip, I will share with you many informations about Finland. Depending on the season, you will have the opportunity to pick up berries or mushrooms ! In the heart of the winter, when there is snow enough, possibility to practice snowshoes during the hike ! During the break in the middle of the Taïga forest, you will enjoy a delicious "Glögi" served with Finnish biscuits. I will propose you the perfect trek corresponding to your level of hiking. We will end by sharing an authentic home made Finnish soup (also vegetarian option) served with a dark bread and beverage ! Duration: 4 h Transportation: By car. Meeting at the street Museokatu 8, near to the parliament. Group capacity: From 1 to 4 persons
Founder of "Backpacker Helsinki Tour", website: https://backpackerhelsinkitour.wordpress.com/ and passionate of nature, I’ve been hiking in lot of part around the world ; Alpes, Pyrénées, HighLands, Norway, Spain, Himalaya, Central America, South America… I have experience in guiding tour thanks to a whole winter spent working in Ivalo, north Lapland. More recently, with "Backpacker Helsinki Tour", I've been guiding many people in the National Park of Helsinki Region. Since I’ve decided to settle down here in 2011, Finland still keeps secrets… but…let say…a little less than before… I would be really happy to share some of those secrets with you !
Finnish soup. Finnish biscuits
Glögi Berry juice
To keep warm, possibility to lend you snow boots and winter pants. Snowshoes equipment.
The National Park of Nuuksio and Sipoonkorppi both located at only 30 min by car from Helsinki, are a concentrate of what Finland landscape can offer; Wonderful lakes surrounded by forest ! There, it is possible to observe a large variety of plants and trees. It is also possible to collect berries or mushrooms depending on the season ! Walking in the Finnish forest is a real source of wellbeing...
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