Multi activity holiday in Koli near the National Park

Multi activity holiday in Koli near the National Park

Mustalahdentie 27, 81160 Kontiolahti

Min 2 persons
Max 8 persons

Activity holiday in Koli near the National Park

This week has everything you're looking for in a summer activity vacation. A week without rush and stress in the vicinity of Koli National Park in the middle of nature
The summer wonderland offers many adventures for you. Welcome! Have fun!

Valid: 1.5.-31.10.2024
Group size: 2–8 persons

Day 1: Arrival day in the Kiviniemi Farm
Welcome & introduction to the week’s programme in the Kiviniemi farm. Getting familiar with the area. In the evening, sauna and dinner in the main building.

Day 2: Guided activity 5 hours
Hiking trip to the Lakkala Heritage Farm. Lakkala Farm is located in the southern part of Koli National Park on the shore of Lake Herajärvi, along the Herajärven Kierros hiking trail. The landscape is idyllic. Sheep pastures and old fields surround the traditional wooden buildings in the yard. We have a picnic at the campfire site of the farm. Hiking 12 km, total ascent 180 m.

Day 3: Guided activity 4 hours
Canoeing trip to Lake Herajärvi. Lake Herajärvi, bordering Koli National Park, is a 14 km long, beautiful lake with clear waters. The lofty surrounding hills, the unique nature and the broken shoreline are features the lake has been known for centuries. 

Day 4: Guided activity 6 hours
Bike tour to Koli National Park. We cycle along the dirt roads towards the holiest and highest peak of Koli, the Ukko-Koli. In Ukko-Koli, we hike in the most loved Finnish national landscape and listen to stories about the Koli hills. Cycling distance in one direction 20 km, total ascent 405 m. Cycling distance back and forth 52 km, total ascent 892 m. Walking distance in Koli National Park 2 km. Possibility of e-biking for an additional fee. We have a picnic in the park after our walk. 

Day 5: Guided activity 5 hours
Hiking trip to Ryläys Hill. The Ryläys observation tower, along the Herajärven Kierros hiking trail,    opens us a beautiful, 360-degree view e.g. over the hills of Koli National Park and Lake Pielinen sparkling behind the hills. We have a picnic in a wooden hut near the observation tower. Walking distance 20 km (10 km in one direction). Total ascent 630 m. 

Day 6: City of Joensuu 
City of Joensuu, 56 km and 1 hour drive from the Kiviniemi farm, is the center of North Karelia province in terms of events, restaurant life and shopping, as well as a transport hub.
City of Joensuu is the center of North Karelia province in terms of events and restaurant life and shopping.
Accommodation Hotel Lietsu. Boutique Aparthotel Lietsu boasts friendly service and comfortable accommodation. Excellent location in the centre of Joensuu, rooms decorated in traditional Karelian style with a modern twist and delicious breakfast guarantee that your stay will be a memorable experience.

Day 7: Check-out
We say farewell and wish you safe travels back home!

The price per person from 2100€ includes: 
    • accommodation (6 nights) in wooden granaries in the Kiviniemi Farm
    • Breakfasts (6), picnics (3) and dinner (6)
    • Sauna, every day  
    • Transfers 
    • Rental of game and play equipment like darts and croquet in the Kiviniemi Farm

Additional cost:
    • sauna ceremony 85€/person
    • a smoke sauna 400€
    • rental of an e-bike 120€/bike