Snow shoe fun in Saimaa Geopark

Snow shoe fun in Saimaa Geopark in Puumala is a new service in winter 2021. Enjoy a nice day outdoors in winter wonderland and get to know Saimaa Geopark in the beautifull surroundings of Puumala Seal-Trail with local guide. Guide Arto waits for you in parking area of Seal-Trail. We make a snow shoe tour to the ridges and learn about lake Saimaa history and ancient shore-lines, animals winter and other wonders that you meet when you follow your own paths in the forest. We end the tour to the new shelter of Seal-Trail, where we will enjoy hot chocolate and grill sausages in finnish style. Welcome to enjoy Saimaa winter with us!

Snow shoe fun in Saimaa Geopark highlights

  • Learn about Saimaa nature in Saimaa Geopark from a local guide
  • Experience the beauty of winter in lake Saimaa. Seal-Trail is a very popular destination, and with snow shoes we can select our own paths
  • Guided snow shoe tour in great scenery
  • Sip hot chocolate and grill sausages after tour, finnish style

Snow shoe fun in Saimaa Geopark information

  • When     From December till early April in day-light time when there is enough snow
  • Where  In Puumala Norppapolku/Seal-Trail. By default we meet in Norppapolku/Seal-trail parking, address: Luukkolantie 223, 52200 Puumala, some 4.5 km from Puumala center. NOTE this program can be organized within 100 km from Puumala with (outside of Puumala you need to pay km-compensation for guide)
  • Difficulty  Semi-hard, suits for healthy adults. Snow shoe walking is fun but demands physical condition. We have adult size snow shoes only
  • Start time  by default at 13:00. If you want to start on another time, contact guide before booking
  • Duration some 2 H 
  • Price 30€/person. Min payment 120€/4p. If you want the program organized elsewhere over 10kms away from Puumala center, you need to pay extra 0,50€/km guides km-compensation, depending on distance (paid on site cash/credit-card). Program suits for groups of 2-8 persons
  • Price includes guide services, Saimaa Geopark stories, snow shoes, hot chocolate and grilled sausages. If necessary, transfer from Puumala center or Sahanlahti Resort to Seal-Trail and back by guides van is free-of-charge  for max 8 persons
  • Own equipment All must have warm outdoor clothing and long winter boots are recommended when there is lot of snow 
  • Service languages Finnish and English. Guide also speaks some French and helpfull German/Russian
  • Bookings  online  below, payment by credit-cards, immediate confirmation to your email. Book latest at 9am. NOTE If you want the program organized elsewhere over 10kms away from Puumala center, you need to pay extra 0,50€/km guides km-compensation, depending on distance (paid on site cash/credit-card). Remember to give your accommodation address in booking process or right after booking by contact-form, so guide knows the address where he comes at 13:00. Guides km-compensation 0,50€/km from Puumala to your address depending on distance, will be paid on site cash/credit-card.