Feel The Nature – guided excursions in Nuuksio

Feel The Nature provides guided day excursions among the beautiful forests and lakes of the Nuuksio National Park wilderness. They organise open scheduled trips as well as private tours, which include canoeing adventures, hiking trips, guided berry and mushroom excursions, and winter hiking safaris. Getting there couldn’t be easier, as Feel The Nature also provides pickups with minivan from meeting points in Helsinki, Espoo or Helsinki Vantaa Airport or for private tours directly from your hotel. Feel The Nature will to give you a unique introduction to Finnish wilderness and the Nuuksio National Park.

From May through October guests can join their Wilderness Canoeing Adventure on the tranquil lakes of Kattilajärvi and Vääräjärvi. When July arrives Feel The Nature begin their foraging treks, as the forests of Nuuksio fill with wild mushrooms and berries. The winter hiking safaris take guests to the most fascinating parts of the Nuuksio uplands, through snow-packed forests and safely across frozen lakes.

Wilderness Canoeing Adventure in Nuuksio National Park

Join Feel The Nature to a thrilling 5-hour Wilderness Canoeing Adventure in the two most beautiful lakes of Nuuksio National Park. This adventure is highly recommended to all who love outdoor activities. Before the expedition begins experienced guides will you on canoe safety and the basics of paddling. Before returning, at the halfway point there is break to have coffee over the campfire and snacks on the lake shore. Then the canoes are carried a short distance through the forest to another lake for the second part of the paddling excursion. On the tour the guide will tell you about Finnish Nature and Nuuksio National Park. The excursion includes transport back and forth from Helsinki city centre or Espoo.

Helsinki Stopover – Explore Finnish Nature, Lakes and Forests

Feel The Nature provide a perfect introduction to Finnish nature for visitors on a stop over or with limited time in the capital. Your experience begins with a pickup direct from the arrivals hall of Helsinki-Vantaa Airport, and transport straight to Nuuksio’s natural forests, rocky shores and clean waters– a journey that will take just over 20 minutes!

Once there, an experienced wilderness guide will take you on a nature walk through forest trails, sharing their local’s knowledge of Finnish nature as they guide guests along. At the halfway point there is a break to have coffee and a snack by an open fire. During the summer, guests can swim in the pristine waters of the nearest lake, and in winter they try snowshoeing, skating or walking over the same frozen lake! At the expedition’s end transport is provided back to the airport, or to Helsinki city centre.

Finnish Lakeside Cottage Retreat by Nuuksio National Park

Feel The Nature also offers a Finnish Lakeside Cottage Retreat for private individuals or groups, for two nights, with a selection of five different villas and log cabins to choose from. In addition to experiencing the soothing silence of this rustic retreat, day trips to Nuuksio Reindeer Park can be arranged, and can be combined with a visit to the Haltia Nature Centre where a glimpse of the dazzling beauty of Finland’s 40 national parks, from the archipelago in the south to arctic Lapland, can be had.

Getting there couldn’t be easier, as Feel The Nature also provides pickups from central Helsinki or Helsinki Vantaa Airport in their minibus. Guests who avail of the private trips can also combine a visit to the Haltia Nature Centre with their chosen package, a chance to experience the wonder and beauty of all Finland’s 40 national parks.

(Photos: Outdoors.fi)