Adventure bus tours

Adventure bus tours in lake Saimaa area

Adventure bus tours is a guided sightseeing/adventure tour that includes pickup from/to your accommodation. You can just relax and enjoy the ride ! It is the easiest way for you to explore the area with a local guide. On tour you can visit the best nature Hot Spots and cultural attractions that interest you most. Adventure bus is based in Varkaus, and I make tailormade tours within 150km radius from Varkaus. I can bring to any destination you want and arrange optional activities along the way. Driving with a local guide will give you lots of insights about Finland, traditions, culture and the nature. Gather your friend and book your own tour in lake Saimaa. Best service guaranteed!


adventure bus tours Saimaa Finland Savo
Call and go. Easiest way to go on tour by Adventure bus

BASIC Adventure bus tours

Check out available tours from Varkaus, Mikkeli and Savonlinna.  If you donot find a suitable tour, contact me for a tailormade tour


TAILORMADE Adventure bus tours

Longer tours and tours to/from other locations than Varkaus are available in all Savo area. Feel free to ask for my recommendations, or build your own dream-tour.

  • Tailormade tour starting place: pickup from your accommodation anywhere within 150km of Varkaus. Give me the address when ordering
  • Tailormade tour fee:  depends on tour & your location. Tell me places that you want to visit, and activities that you want to do, when ordering. I make you an offer.
  • Tailormade tour duration 2-10 hours. Tailormade for you
  • available all year
  • select places that you want to visit. See list below, or suggest your own. Ask offer. Tailormade for you
  • add seasonal activities such as:  trekking, boating, barbecue, canoeing, snow shoeing, fishing, sauna. Ask offer. Tailormade for you
  • servicing languages: finnish, english, french  + some german/russian/swedish
  • your own equipment: suitable clothing as per days weather and the activities that you want.


Adventure bus tours explained on video:

Adventure bus tours in a nutshell

  • minibus with 8 guest seats
  • easy & affordable
  • offers unlimited tour options. Select below on the list, or propose me your own destination and I shall build you a tailormade tour
  • bus is located in Varkaus by the highway no 5. Tours organized within 150 kms from Varkaus
  • Ask offer:  give me following info and I shall make you offer
    • number of persons participating
    • place of pickup and ending tour
    • time of pickup and ending tour
    • what you want to see and do
  • Adventure bus tour allways includes transportation & tour. If you need only a transportation, you should call a taxi. Tour can include a canoeing tour, visit of museums, exploring a nature attraction and trekking etc
  • If your group is more than 8 persons, you will need a bigger bus. Ask offer minimum one week prior!


Adventure bus tours ideas in Savonia area

Many adventure bus tours can be made anywhere in the area, because there are lakes and forests everywhere. Nature is close in Savonia. Enclosed a short list of tour ideas and destinations:

  • Snow shoe trip is available everywhere in winter time (November-April). There are forests everywhere
  • Wild food tour is available in spring-time everywhere. We go to forest and gather wild herbs for eating and get to know finnish superfood in the forest
  • Canoeing and fishing is possible everywhere in summer time. There is allways a lake nearby
  • Canoeing and mushroom picking is possible everywhere in autumn. A forest and lake is allways nearby.
  • Heinävesi area. Tour in Lintula and Valamo monasteries. Lots to see
  • Heinävesi area. Canoe tour to Kolovesi national park
  • Joroinen area. Trekking tour in Kotkanpolku surrounded by sandy ridges. Optional gourmet meal in local green food farm
  • Kuopio area. Tour to Puijo tower and trekking paths in Puijo hill. Optional visit of Kuopio marketplace & shopping
  • Leppävirta area. Daytrip to Orinoro gorge which is one of the seven wonders of Savonia.
  • Leppävirta area. Trip to Konnus canal and rapids. Coffee enjoyed by open fire by the rapids
  • Mikkeli area. Neitvuori hill is great. One of the most popular winter tours is Adventure to Astuvansalmi.    
  • Pieksämäki area. Daytrip to Vedenjakaja trails, the best nature trails in the area
  • Punkaharju area. Daytrip in scenery of the national landscape, Punkaharju ridges. Visit to Lusto forest museum and forest park.
  • Rantasalmi area. Daytrip to Järvisydän resort  with activities. Ice skating tour and visit to Porokylä reindeer farm in the winter. Canoeing, fishing and nature walking in the summer. Delicious meal in restaurant after outdoor activity
  • Rautalampi area. Tour to Southern Konnevesi national park
  • Ristiina. Tour to Astuvansalmi rock paintings. See Adventure to Astuvansalmi
  • Savonlinna. In winter the most popular daytour is Savonlinna winter adventure,  including visit to Punkaharju and Kerimäki, as well as a snow shoe adventure
  • Savonlinna. Daytrip to Linnansaari national park and Oravi
  • Tuusniemi area. Daytrip to Seinävuori gorge
  • Varkaus. Sightseeing around town and short trekking in nature trail by the rapids
  • Varkaus in winter. Snow shoeing in Varkausmäki hill. Arctic experience tour to Varkaus center for the courageous: ice floating “Saimaa on the rocks”  during winter months
  • Varkaus area in april-october. Canoeing tour to Osmajoki river route
  • Varkaus area in november-february. Tour to Taurushill star observatory

Adventure bus activities

Wanna be more active? How about adding some crazy activities to give you new experiences? Depending on place and route, following activities might be possible…

  • trekking, navigating, picking mushrooms and berries
  • cooking coffee and sausages on open fire. Even some serious nature meals can be arranged in national parks. Nature gourmet ..
  • paddle by canoes,  fishing, boating, cruises,
  • snow shoeing, snow mobiling, ice floating, fishing, walking on ice, watching evening stars, ice skating,
  • observing wildlife, Saimaa seals, birds, horse riding,
  • learning wilderness skills…

Feel free to suggest other tours. We can make tailormade tours for you !