Guided Hiking Tour in Repovesi National Park from Helsinki

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Repovesi National Park has the best views in Southern Finland from it’s high cliffs above the forest and lakes. This is the place to go if you want to see panoramic landscapes of Finland’s nature on a day trip from Helsinki.

It’s not just about the views though. The national park is a great place to experience the taiga, boreal forest, with it’s pines and spruces, clear blue lakes and super clean air.

Repovesi National Park is two and half an hour drive away from Helsinki.

Compared to visiting Nuuksio National Park or hiking on the Baltic Sea coast, you get less time in nature, but better views, more remote location and you get to see rural Finland on the way there.

This hiking tour is all-inclusive. Just step into my minibus, I take care of everything else.

Top tip: let’s go on a weekday if possible, locals crowd places at weekends.

 

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Repovesi National Park in summer, in June. Best landscape a day trip away from Helsinki. Nature in Finland near Helsinki.
Best views to Finland’s nature a day trip away from Helsinki in Repovesi National Park.

 Information

Destination: Repovesi National Park, Kouvola, Finland

Availability: every day, all year

Duration: one day (up to 12 hours)

Group size: private, one to four plus guide

Family friendly: yes

Transport: pickup from your accommodation, anywhere in Helsinki Metropolitan Area

Start time: whenever you want

Food and drinks: everything’s included

Outdoor clothing: everything’s included for every weather

Repovesi National Park in summer, in June. Mustalamminvuori scenic tower. Nature in Finland near Helsinki.
This is what Finland looks like: forest and lakes, clear waters and clean air.

 Who’s This Tour For

  • You want it easy. No planning, preparation, maps and routes or timetables.
  • You want to see the best views in nature when you’re in Helsinki.
  • You want to go a bit further and see the countryside.
  • You want the best possible experience of Finland’s nature when you’re in Helsinki.
Repovesi National Park in summer, in June. Olhavanvuori, high cliff above forest and lakes. Nature in Finland near Helsinki.
Climb on top of the hills to see Finland’s landscape from above.

  What’s Included

My service in English includes:

All the typical activities Finnish people go to nature for, like picking berries, foraging mushrooms, hiking, swimming and snowshoeing. You don’t need to book them separately.

Relaxed schedule for your stress-free experience. We can go when it suits you and stay in the national park for a long time. In 2019 my average time from picking up customers to taking them back was 11 hours.

Privacy and personal experience for you or your small group, outside the main routes. I only do private tours for 1 to 4 people.

Clothing, shoes and other equipment you need in any weather, any time of year. You will only need clothing you’re comfortable to be in your home or hotel. All the outdoor clothing, shoes and equipment according to the weather are included. You can change your clothing inside, in a warm place.

Items you can borrow are:

  • Waterproof rain jacket, trousers, shoes, gloves and a hat to keep your whole body dry.
  • Warm jacket, shirt, trousers, shoes with ice spikes, socks, gloves, beanie and scarf for cold weather and winter.
  • Waterproof backpack for your personal items.
  • Summer hat, socks, headlamp, small towel, sit mat and insect protection.
  • Walking poles and snowshoes

Food and drinks for the day from traditional Finnish ingredients that tell the story of what people have eaten in this land. While walking we have snacks and cold or hot to drink depending on the weather, then we have a lunch and tea or coffee, in a shelter if needed, after which we have snacks for the rest of the day.

Transport from your hotel or Airbnb to the national park and back. You will see the landscape change from city center to suburbs and to forest. Drinking water and small snacks are available all the time.

Guiding to the best places in the national park and breaks in peaceful spots, have the peace and quiet that Finnish forest is all about. Guide’s services also include telling you about Finnish nature and helping you in every way possible.

1-on-1 with me, a friendly, open and caring Finnish person. Ask about anything, talk about anything.

Internet connection for the time you are with me.

 

You can read more details about my service and hiking in Finland on my Things to Know page.

Repovesi National Park in summer, in June. Clear lakes and peace in the forest. Nature in Finland near Helsinki.
Super clear waters here in Lake Finland, which is Europe’s largest lake region.

  What You Get

  • Easiest way to get to the national park and see the best of it.
  • See the best views a day trip away from Helsinki.
  • Food for the whole day!
  • Best chance of avoiding big crowds.
  • Seasonal activities: pick blueberries, swim, eat mushrooms, snowshoe.
  • You get to experience the nature like I want to show it to my friends.

 

 What You Don’t Get

  • Special programs or shows only for tourists. I want to be real, we do things us locals do.
  • See a lot of animals. They are scared and want to hide in the woods.
Repovesi National Park in summer, in June. Beautiful landscape from high rock. Nature in Finland near Helsinki.
View from a cliff. The rock is solid, but don’t fool around here.

  Prices

These prices include everything you need during your day out in whatever the weather might be. All you need are clothes you’re comfortable to be in your home or hotel and any personal medication or hygiene products.

My prices are for adults, your under 18 year old children can come with you for free!

You will only pay for the number of people actually taking part. If someone can’t come for any reason, you don’t pay any extra.

 

1 person: 320 €
320 € total, 320 € per person

2 people: 480 €
480 € total, 240 € per person

3 people: 570 €
570 € total, 190 € per person

4 people: 680 €
680 € total, 170 € per person

Price includes tax (VAT 24%)

Repovesi National Park in summer, in July. Hiking adventure with children. Finland's nature near Helsinki, Finland.
On a hiking adventure in Repovesi National Park with children.

Ask Me Anything

If there’s anything you want to know more about, just send me a message from the form below or on WhatsApp. I will use your phone number or email only for answering, not for anything else, so you don’t need to worry about getting spammed if you contact me.


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Repovesi National Park in summer, in June. Trails in the forest. Nature in Finland near Helsinki.
Trails of Repovesi National Park go through the typical Finnish forest.

Booking

In case you want to go to the national park today or tomorrow, please contact me.

Booking Fee

There is no booking fee, you only pay after the tour. You trust me with taking you deep in to the forest with a labyrinth of trails, I trust you to respect your booking, or at least cancel well in advance.

Cancel or Change Your Booking at Any Time

You can cancel your booking at any time, no questions asked, or change any of the information on the booking form, including the date of your tour, by contacting me through email or WhatsApp.

Payment Methods

You can only pay after the tour, so you know what you are paying for. You can pay with cash or with any of the following payment cards:

  • MasterCard
  • Visa
  • American Express
  • Maestro
  • Vpay
  • Visa Electron
  • JCB
  • Diners Club
  • China Union Pay
  • Discover
  • Apple Pay
  • Android Pay

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