Salamajärvi National Park

Salamajärvi wilderness hiking 5 days

Salamajärvi National Park is like a piece of Lapland transferred to Southern Finland. The large, uninhabited area is especially known for its diverse mire ecosystems and its set of wilderness animals. A five day nature experience with accommodation at Koirasalmi Nature Information Hut.

DAY 1

Arrival at Koirasalmi Nature Information Hut.
Introduction to the area and to the GPS device. Optional activities at leisure time: walking the nature trail round Lake Pieni Koirajärvi (2 km), rental of row boats and fishing equipment.

DAY 2

Hiking to Ahvenlampi and to Pyydyskoski and back to Koirasalmi through forests and mires in their natural state.

DAY 3

Exploring Koirajoki old-growth forest area which was established in the beginning of the 20th century. Hiking to Koirasalmi.

DAY 4

Exploring the area around Sysilampi lumber hut. Hiking to observation tower at Heikinjärvenneva Mire. Hiking along the shores of Lake Heikinjärvi to  Koirasalmi. Lake Heikinjärvi there is one of the most impressive scree stone fields of the National Park. The mire sections have duckboards and on the heaths the trail is a rocky footpath.

DAY 5

Exploring Salamaperä Strict Nature Reserve which has been protected since 1938. Optional activities: fishing or canoeing. Equipment rental at Nature Hut.

 

Nature Information Hut

Accommodation, well equipped kitchen, sauna, kiosk-café, fishing permits, rental of canoes, kayaks and rowing boats.

 

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PRICES

195 € / person / 4-8-p group / 5 days

Group sizes can be anywhere from 1 to 22 persons. Ask for a quotation!

INCLUDES

  • 5 days / 4 nights, double rooms
  • GPS device with route map
  • Emergency mobile phone
  • Nature guide booklet with maps

EXCLUDES

  • Meals
  • Flights and transportation to Koirasalmi

OPTIONAL EXTRAS

  • Wood-fired sauna 30 € / h per group
  • Car transfer to starting point at Sysilampi 30 €, and to Koirajoki 40 € (available on Nature Hut opening hours)
  • Fishing equipment and permit
  • Canoe
  • Single room additional 87,50 € /5 nights

SEASON

May through September

We reserve the right to change prices due to conditions beyond our control.

RESERVATIONS

For inquiries and booking please contact us at

e-mail: info(at)gps-tours.fi

phone: 050-538 5795, international +358-50-538 5795