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WILDERNESS GET-AWAY:  FOREST BATHING AND WILD FOOD

 

Duration:         2 days / 3 nights

Min./max         2 / 12 persons

Price from      499 € / person

 

Breath freely and let Your senses open to fullest! Let the nature heal you, taste the purest delicacies and feel the silence.

We invite You to Suomenselkä, the "Lapland" of Central Finland.  You will relax in nature and enjoy the cosy accommodation with modern facilities. You´ll  feel the healing power of forest bathing , experience the Finnish sauna, dine in our wild food restaurant Pikku Peura and choose from seasonal activities like snowshoeing, forest

yoga or wild food picking from the wilderness. On a clear winter night  you might even see the northern lights , during summer season you’ll feel the magic of white nights – nightless night.

 

PROGRAMME

Day 1

Arrival to Karkausmäen Kammari B&B. Check in and  make Yourself at home in cozy accommodation.

Free time to relax in the nature surrounded by pines and countryside landscape. Great opportunities to explore the hiking trails at Salamajärvi Nationalpark or the lake in front of Karkausmäen Kammari. Car rental possibilities at the airport or we can arrange transportation (booking in advance, please ask an offer).

 

Day 2 Forest bath

You will start Your day with Finnish country breakfast, home-made bread, eggs, oat meal porridge, jam and coffee/tea.

 

After breakfast You will explore the Finnish nature! The nature effects in many ways – for example only 15 minutes in the woods, lowers Your blood pressure and reduces stress level.

Our guide will take You to a forest trail by the lake. You will be slowly walking through the woods, respecting the nature, tasting it, listening to it and one by one, opening Your senses to healing powers. The guide tells You about the Finnish nature and it´s seasons.

 

The dinner is served in our gamerestaurant Pikku Peura, where the chef has prepared a three-course wild food meal.

After the delicious dinner it is time to head back to the accommodation.

You will relax  in traditional Finnish sauna and outdoor hot tub. During the winter time you might even try traditional Finnish style -  rolling in the snow after sauna! Light evening snack with refreshments is served after the sauna.

 

Duration          approx. 7 hours

Equipment      We recommend you to dress outfit suitable for hiking and outdoors. Good (hiking / sports) shoes are needed, as there might be some slippery and/or narrow paths in the woods. During winter warm hat and mittens are also essential.

 

DAY 3 WILD FOOD, SNOWSHOEING OR FOREST YOGA

You will start Your day with Finnish country breakfast, home-made bread, eggs, oat meal porridge, jam and coffee/tea.

Then You are fully charged for an active day!  Depending on season you can choose one of the activities.

Want to try snowshoeing around the lake? Or experience yoga session in the forest? Have You ever picked berries or mushrooms from the woods?

Wildfood picking: Our guide will take You to a wild food journey through the forest. You will learn to identify and pick herbs, berries or mushrooms - and learn how the Finns have used different plants to food, selfcare and as medication for centuries.

Snowshoeing: The guide leads you to untouched snowy landscape for a snowshoe walk.

Forest yoga: The yoga teacher helps you to find peace and joy in the nature – combining yoga and silence of the nature, fresh air and nature light.

 

Lunch is included in the program.

Duration approx. 3 hours.

 

You have leisure time to relax in the nature – we can recommend you the different routes in Peuran Polku trail, or in Salamajärvi National Park.

 

Day 4 See You again soon!

 

After breakfast it is time to pack and continue Your trip! We hope You enjoyed Your stay and will come back soon!

 

PRICE:

2-4 persons:   499€/ person

5-9 persons     430€/ person

10-12 persons                            340 €/ person

Price includes:

* 3 nights accommodation in Karkausmäen kammari B&B (price per person in double room)

* 3 country breakfasts,

* Forest bath and sauna experience, 3-course dinner and evening snack.

* one of the following forest activities (same activity for whole group): guided snowshoeing trip, forest yoga or wildfood picking.

 

Additional services:

* Transfers to/from airport, Salamajärvi National Park or long distance routes.

*  additional  meals at Pikku Peura Gamerestaurant or Karkausmäki B&B.

 

Reservations and information:

te. +358-14-3364-130

e-mail: operointi@matkatoysa.fi

www.matkatoysa.fi/dmc