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Hiking Experience in a National Park with Backpacker Helsinki Tour

Helsinki, Finland

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  • 4 hours (approx.)
  • Hotel pickup offered
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English

Overview

Make the most of your time in Finland by hiking through either the Nuuksio or Sipoonkorppi National Park—without the worry of getting lost—during a half-day trip from Helsinki. Benefit from the undivided attention of your guide, who will tailor the hike to your fitness level and, depending on the season, take the chance to forage for mushrooms and berries or try snowshoeing.
  • Take a guided hike through a Finnish national park, tailored to your level
  • Enjoy glögi (Finnish mulled wine), homemade soup, bread, and biscuits
  • Save your strength for the hike with complimentary hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Small group capped at four participants ensures a personalized experience

What's Included

  • Private transportation
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Lunch
  • Snacks

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    What To Expect

    Additional Info

    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 4 travelers

    Cancellation Policy

    You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

    • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
    • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
    • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
    • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.

    Q:What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Hiking Experience in a National Park with Backpacker Helsinki Tour?

    A:The policy on face masks and attendee health is:
    • Face masks provided for travelers

    Q:What is the policy on sanitization during Hiking Experience in a National Park with Backpacker Helsinki Tour?

    A:The policies on sanitization are:
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized

    Q:What is the social distancing policy during Hiking Experience in a National Park with Backpacker Helsinki Tour?

    A:The policy on social distancing is:
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience

    Q:What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Hiking Experience in a National Park with Backpacker Helsinki Tour?

    A:The policy on staff health & safety is:
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands

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    Wonderful day in the Finish Taiga
    AlexandruCosmin_O, Aug 2022
    We had a great day with David, he took us on a very nice path with wonderful landscape. We had the chance to pick various berries. The mushroom soup was delicious.
    Unforgettable experience
    Craig_B, Jul 2022
    Immersful journey into a Finnish National Park. Guide both entertaining and informative. We felt like Finns in the forest. Homemade mushroom soup was delicious.
    Fabulous Nature Hike
    Shari_S, Jun 2022
    This experience was amazing. David picked us up at our hotel and drove us to a beautiful national park. We not only hiked, but ate wild berries and learned about the various edible plants in the park. David provided snacks and a wonderful mushroom soup for lunch. This is an experience to not miss!!
    My Finnish Hike
    Lois_G, Jun 2022
    I enjoyed hiking in Nuksio park. The natural beauty of the forest and lakes was uplifting. David, the guide was very knowledgeable. He brought mushroom soup made from mushrooms gathered earlier. This was a lovely touch.
    This was a fantastic way...
    Eirene_S, Mar 2022
    This was a fantastic way to kick off our short trip to Helsinki. Very knowledgeable and friendly guide. He brought homemade mushroom soup and some classic Finnish snacks and drinks, which really rounded out the whole experience. Loved it!!
    Walking outside Helsinki
    Kate_H, Mar 2022
    My travel partner was busy during the day so I booked this trip for just me and was the only one. David was funny! And informative and fun to spend the morning with. He planned everything out and even though I’m not athletic I managed because he planned something doable—a loop through a trail in Espoo. I’d highly recommend! I had a really memorable morning. And the price was very reasonable — especially for my own pickup, he carried all the snacks and meal, the food was delish, etc. My only regret is that my schedule didn’t work out to take another tour! I’m a former cruise ship worker and I’ve been on more than one forgettable tour; this is the real deal.
    I think it's the...
    PingHo_W, Mar 2022
    I think it's the highlight of my trip to Helsinki. The hiking tour is suitable for anyone, including an absolute beginner of hiking like me. The tour guide was a very nice guy. He not only was engaging actively and friendly with the participants but also offered a pair of suitable shoes for hiking to me when he found my shoes not suitable for hiking in high heights of snow. I would recommend this hiking tour to anyone with no reserve.
    One of the Highlights of our Trip!
    Halla_H, Feb 2022
    We had such a fantastic time with our guide, David. We were booked on a very snowy day but it was amazing and he helped us make the very most of the experience! David provided snow shoes for us, took us through the forest, and offered us Finnish drinks and food. He was very knowledgeable about the culture and forest. Seeing the forest on our hike was one of the very best parts about our trip to Helsinki. 10/10 would recommend!
    A very nice trip ...
    Shaker_A, Jan 2022
    A very nice trip The place was amazing, the forest was white and David was well prepared for the weather with delicious tea and exotic soup Thank you David and send our greetings to your family
    Response from Host, Jan 2022
    It's been a chance to meeting you Shaker. We had a wonderful time together. Wish you the best.
    If you want to get out...
    Myles_R, Nov 2021
    If you want to get out the city this is great way to go. Good hike good food and drink with a nice host.
    1 traveler found this review helpful
    To class experience
    Ramasamy_V, Oct 2021
    David was absolutely brilliant. Professional, knowledgeable, friendly and well prepared. I had a wonderful experience.
    Amazing experience with a...
    Maria_B, Oct 2021
    Amazing experience with a well prepared and interesting guide who know the forrest. Would differently recommend the trip! Nice view into the forrest on- and off road.
    A perfect Hiking in Nuuksio Nationalpark
    Simone_F, Aug 2021
    It was a wonderful Hiking experience in Nuuksio Nationalpark with David. The pickup at my hotel was right on time and the car was very clean. During the short drive to the park, I learned a lot about the Sami culture and the history of Finland. David offered some options for hiking. The Taiga is a very beautiful and different landscape with many small lakes. David knows a lot about fauna and flora. We tasted blueberries and granberries and even plants, I didn't know before. At the end, we had a very delicious self made mushroom soup together and David brought me back to hotel. He is very friendly and helpfully and our time passed by very quickly. I'm looking forward to book another trip with him! Thank you very much, David! All the best for you!
    Response from Host, Aug 2021
    Thank you Simone for this wonderful moment spent with you in the Taïga !

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