Snow shoe fun in Saimaa Geopark

Snow shoe fun in Saimaa Geopark in Puumala is a great winter experience. 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 coffee 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 drink around a fire 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 50€/person. Min payment 150€/3p. 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 1-8 persons
  • Price includes guide services, Saimaa Geopark stories, snow shoes (regular or sliding snowshoes, hot drink). Note that only adult size snow shoes are available, this program does not fit to children (EU size 36-46)
  • 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 day before. 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.