9 days including travel
Maximum 8 persons plus staff
A week long trip through the Saimaa lakes exploring the islands and channels in open canoes. You will explore sites of historical interest and visit paintings over 4,000 years old.
This is a beginner-intermediate level trip with 4-5 hours paddling on some days and a couple of short portages. First timers will find it a rewarding challange and more experienced trippers a relaxing taste of the wild.
You will have the opportunity to practice bushcraft skills with experienced instructors, carve a spoon by the lake, go fishing* and take stunning photographs. The trip is fully catered with good food cooked over the fire.
You will be driven from the airport to Mikelli where your first night will be spent in a nature cabin.
The trip does not include flights. Itinerary may vary depending on weather conditions, group size and ability. *Fishing licence may be required.
- You must be a confident swimmer minimum 50m.
You will require:
- Your usual camping equipement. (see our Kit List).
- Dry Bags.
- Personal First Aid Kit
- European Health Card.
All canoeing equipment will be suppiled including Bouyancy Aid, Paddles and a Barrel.
28th May - 4th June 2017 Fully Booked
17th -24th September 2017
27th May - 3rd June 2018
Forest Knight recommend you take out additional travel insurance for this trip.