White summer days and nights in North Karelia

White summer days and nights in North Karelia

Salmenkyläntie 81, 75500 Nurmes

Min 2 persons
Max 14 persons

White summer days and nights in North Karelia

This tour offers you a nice mixture of a relaxing and an active holiday, sauna and a good night sleep after canoeing, hiking and biking. In June the summer has just begun. Everything is green and bloomy. In July and in August it is already possible to pick up berries and mushrooms. The common things for both tours are swimming, sauna, sleeping well, Karelian kitchen with fish, vegetables, mushrooms and berries. Just relax and enjoy the Finnish midsummer and white summer nights. It does not get dark at all. Let's make holidays memories together!

Group size: 2 - 14 persons
Available: 1.-27.6., 1.-30.8.24
Self-guided tour

Price: 1600€/person | 7 nights, 8 days
Joensuu: Accommodation double room, breakfast,sauna
Koli: Koli Kylä Hotel: Accommodation double room, breakfast, Tarina-Aho: double room, boat trip to the island, dinner and sauna, guided trip, bicycle rental, etrance fee: Nature Centre and Sculpture Garden
Nurmes: Full board at Gueshouses, canoes, sauna daily, spa
Additional price and order: Guidance, single room +40€/day. Exctra days: Price from 70€/person. Inc. accommodation and breakfast. 

Physical condition needed:
Paddling on smoothly running rivers, and lakes. Biking along hilly roads. An average condition.
Not included in the price: transfer to the airport or local transfer inside program (Except Raesärkät trip) Transportation by the order.


1. Day | Joensuu
Welcome to city of Joensuu. Accommodation at the hotel Lietsu.

2. Day | Koli
National Park Koli
- Guided tour: Discover the Beauty of Koli National Park
This scenic tour includes Koli National Park’s most famous panoramic views and highest points: Ukko-Koli, Akka-Koli and Paha-Koli. During the tour, your guide tells interesting facts and stories about Koli, its history, nature, and culture, as well as artists who have found inspiration in the Koli hills. You see spectacular views throughout the tour, and you have plenty of time to enjoy them and take photos.
Welcome to discover Koli National Park with us!
- Cycling trip around the Koli trails
​- Swimming in the lake on the way
- Visiting Nature Centre Ukko
- Visiting Koli´s Sculpture Garden
- Accommodation at the new Hotel Koli Kylä

3. Day | Koli
- Packraft trip to Lake Pielinen 
- Boat Trip to the Kelvä island 
- Accommodation, dinner and sauna at Tarina-Aho/Kelvä

4. Day | Nurmes
Welcome to the Guesthouse middle in the traditional village landscape and getting to know Local Food and Karelian kitchen.
- Karelian dinner and Karelian pasty workshop - the world of local flavors
- Traditional smoke sauna evening
- Accommodation at the Guesthouse

5. Day | Nurmes
- Guided Hiking trip in the nature reserve area of Raesärkät
- Campfire coffee and snack lunch 
- Dinner and sauna
- Accommodation at the Guesthouse

6. Day | Valtimo
- Canoeing on The Karhu river. Openfire lunch in the hut.. 
- Riveside sauna
- Silence trip to the forest
 - Dinner 
-  Accommodation at the Guesthouse

7. Day Valtimo
- Guided tours and lunch: Nurmes Old Town and Karelian Village.
- Karelian style spa
- Shopping
-  Dinner
-  Accommodation at the Guesthouse

8. Day 
Time to say bye, bye - hei, hei

How to get here: Getting-here


  • Distance to airport: 13 km
  • Distance to train station: 1 km
  • Distance to bus station: 1 km
  • Distance to nearest city: 0 km
  • Distance to nearest store: 0,1 km
  • Distance to restaurant: 0,1 km

Salmenkyläntie 81, 75500 Nurmes

View also these

From Guesthouse to Guesthouse biking tour

Welcome to cycling without hurry in the rustic landscape, enjoy summer and Karelian à la carte cuisine.

National parks and nature reserve tour for groups

Welcome to enjoy hiking in pure nature, National Parks Koli, Hiidenportti, Tiilikkajärvi and Nature reserve...