The region offers great possibilities for hiking, and there are hundreds of kilometres of marked hiking trails on offer. All levels of fitness and age can be catered for from easy treks to forest trails to challenging narrow paths on the hills. Most trails have planks in the more moist parts. Some trails are accessible by wheelchair.


Nature trip along the trail Simosenpolku

Saija Lodge

Guided walking (4-5 h) through forests and swamps, by lakes and along rivers. You will learn about the flora and fauna along the trail and pick some wild food to enjoy at lunch, which the guide prepares for you on a campfire.

Price / person

55 €

Yoga for Hikers


Yoga suits perfectly to take care of your body and mind before and after a hike to the nature or why not on the way as well. Your path will be lighter and easier after a yoga class. Also your muscles and body will recover faster after a hike if you take a yoga class where you surrender to deep yoga stretches.

Price / person

15 €

Hike from the Kalevala Hotel

Taiga Spirit, nature and wildlife experiences

A relaxing small hiking tour starting from the Kalevala Hotel and continuing through pine forest, Harakkasuo peat bog and Harakkasaari island.

Price / person

65-40 €

On bear s track hike

Taiga Spirit, nature and wildlife experiences

During a nature walk of 2-3 hours in the Finnish taiga, you will discover with a professional nature guide the secrets and tracks of European brown bear.

Price / person

45 €

Finnish border hiking tour


Summer best seller! A guided hut-to-hut hiking tour in the wilderness right beside the Finnish eastern border. Guaranteed departures - ideal for solo travelers - weekly in July-August.

Price / person

1000 €