Feel Koli Tours

Feel Koli Tours 2018-12-13T11:58:52+00:00
See the magnificent views, feel the wind, rain and warmth of the sun, touch the ancient rocks and immerse yourself in the mysterious old forests – feel Koli with all your senses!
Our nature walks, tours and excursions are ideal for individual travellers, families and small groups. These tours take you to Koli’s famous scenic places, quiet forests and open meadows. Many of our nature tours have guaranteed departures and there is no need to sign up for them in advance: just come to Koli Shop Retkitupa at the scheduled departure time. If advanced booking is required, it is mentioned in the tour description. Ask for more information or make a booking by calling +358 400 231 332 or by email 
On demand we also organise tours for small groups – starting from one person!

CHRISTMAS 2018

Family-friendly activities in Koli National Park! Please notice that advance booking is required for all the Christmas time tours.

Tuesday 25th December and Wednesdays 26th December

Time: 14–15

Sunset Tour to Koli National Park

Welcome to admire the stunning scenery from top of Ukko-Koli and experience the dusk arriving into winter forest on this walking tour! Duration of the tour is approx. 1 hr. If the trails are icy, the price includes snow spike rental. Departure from Koli Shop Retkitupa (in Koli Nature Centre Ukko). Booking the day before the tour by 14.00.

Price: €14/adult,  €30/family (1–2 adults, 1–3 children)

Duration: approx. 1 hour

Departure and return: Koli Shop Retkitupa (located in Koli Nature Centre Ukko)

Languages: Finnish and English

Booking: the day before the tour by 14.00, tel. +358 (0)400 231 332 or email info(at)feelkoli.fi

Note: walking distance approx. 1.5 km on trails, up- and downhills, but the walking pace is relaxed. You can bring you own flash light if you have one.

More information: Koli Shop Retkitupa Ylä-Kolintie 39, 83960 Koli, tel. +358 (0)400 231 332, e-mail info(at)feelkoli.fi

Kuva: Näkymä Pieliselle

WINTER 2019 GUARANTEED DEPARTURES

Welcome to join our weekly snowshoe tour to Koli National Park! Please notice that advance booking is recommended.

Saturdays 19.1.–30.3.2019

Time: 11.30–13.30

Feel Koli Snowshoe Tour

Guided snowshoe tour to the mysterious winter forest and highest hill in Koli national Park. On the tour you explore the wintry forest, see beautiful scenery, snow-covered trees, and small ice falls. Price includes hot juice. You are also welcome to join with your own snowshoes!

Snowshoeing is easy and fun and perfect way to explore the hill of Koli! No previous experience is needed: before the tour your guide gives you advice on the technique and you have time to familiarise yourself with the snowshoes before heading to the forest.

Price: guided tour €20/adult + snowshoe rental €10, children (10–12 yrs. old) €10 + €5. Minimum age 10 years old.

Duration: approx. 2 hours

Departure and return: Koli Shop Retkitupa (in Koli Nature Centre Ukko)

Languages: Finnish and English

Booking: the day before the tour by 17.00, tel. +358 (0)400 231 332 or email info(at)feelkoli.fi

Note: walking distance approx. 1.5 km on trails, up- and downhills, but the walking pace is relaxed.

More information: Koli Shop Retkitupa Ylä-Kolintie 39, 83960 Koli, tel. +358 (0)400 231 332, e-mail info(at)feelkoli.fi

Kuva: Näkymä Pieliselle

WINTER 2019 ON REQUEST TOURS FOR INDIVIDUAL TRAVELERS

Would you like to explore Koli National Park in winter but don’t know where to go? How about a private tour with one or our local guides! These tours are designed for individual travelers, families and small groups – giving you an authentic, unique experience in Koli. Contact us to book your own private tour!

Your Feel Koli Snowshoe Tour

Guided tour organised even for one person! This snowshoe tour takes you to the wintry forests of Koli, to the best scenic spots and ice falls. On the tour, your guide tells you about Koli, its nature, history and cultural history. The pace its relaxed, there is plenty of time to enjoy the winter nature. The price includes hot juice and a light snack.  You are also welcome to join with your own snowshoes.

Snowshoeing is easy and fun and perfect way to explore the hill of Koli! No previous experience is needed: before the tour your guide gives you advice on the technique and you have time to familiarise yourself with the snowshoes before heading to the forest.

Number of participants: min. 1 person

Price: guided tour €35/adult + snowshoe rental €10, children (10–12 yrs. old) €20 + €5. Minimum age 10 years old.

Duration: approx. 2,5 hours

Departure and return: Koli Shop Retkitupa (in Koli Nature Centre Ukko) or by agreement.

Languages: Finnish, English, German and French

Booking: Contact us by tel. +358 (0)400 231 332 or email info(at)feelkoli.fi

Note: walking distance approx. 2 km, partly on trails, partly off-trails. Up- and downhills, but the pace is relaxed. Please wear warm outdoor clothes and sturdy shoes with high ankles.

More information: Koli Shop Retkitupa Ylä-Kolintie 39, 83960 Koli, tel. +358 (0)400 231 332, e-mail info(at)feelkoli.fi

Kuva: Näkymä Pieliselle

Discover the Best of Koli in Winter

Guided walking tour to the best viewpoints in Koli National Park safely on snow spikes! On the tour you wear snow spikes designed for professional use which fit on top of your own shoes. The spikes give an excellent grip on ice and snow. The walking pace on the tour is relaxed and there is time to enjoy the wintry nature and listen to stories about Koli. Minimum number of participants is two persons.

Number of participants: min. 2 person

Price: €20. Price includes the use of snow spikes. Minimum age 15 years old.

Duration: approx. 1 hour

Departure and return: Koli Shop Retkitupa (in Koli Nature Centre Ukko)

Languages: Finnish, English, German or French

Booking: Contact us by tel. +358 (0)400 231 332 or email info(at)feelkoli.fi

Note: walking distance approx. 1 km on trails, up- and downhills, but the walking pace is relaxed. Please wear warm outdoor clothes and winter shoes preferably with high ankles.

More information: Koli Shop Retkitupa Ylä-Kolintie 39, 83960 Koli, tel. +358 (0)400 231 332, e-mail info(at)feelkoli.fi

Kuva: Näkymä Pieliselle

WEEKLY ACTIVITIES SUMMER 2019 COMING UP SOON!

See below for examples of our Feel Koli summer nature tours!

WEEKLY ACTIVITIES SUMMER 2018

Tuesdays at 11:00

5.6.–28.8.2018

Circular Walking Trail

Welcome to enjoy the Koli national landscape with us! This scenic trail includes Koli’s most famous panoramic views. The tour takes you to the highest scenic points in the Koli National Park: Ukko-Koli, Akka-Koli and Paha-Koli. During the tour, your guide tells you interesting facts and stories about Koli, its history, nature and culture, as well as artists who have found inspiration in the Koli hills. You see spectacular views throughout the tour, and you have plenty of time to enjoy them and take photos.

Price: €15/adult, €7/child (under 15 yrs), €35/family (2+2)

Duration: approx. 1.5 hours

Departure and return: Koli Shop Retkitupa

Languages: Finnish, English and German

Booking: on Monday before the tour at 17 the latest.

Note: walking distance approx. 1.5 km on trails, up- and downhills, but the walking pace is relaxed.

More information: Koli Shop Retkitupa Ylä-Kolintie 39, 83960 Koli, tel. +358 (0)400 231 332, e-mail [email protected]

Kuva: Näkymä Pieliselle

Wednesdays at 20:00

In July 4.7.–25.7.2018

Sleeping Hills – An Evening Excursion to the Hills of Koli

Experience how night comes to the forest. Listen to the nature as it prepares for the night, see the setting sun and dusk arriving to the forest. Your guide knows the local nature well and will lead the group to the most interesting places. We walk at an easy pace so there is plenty of time for photographing. Welcome to experience a summer night with us!

Price: €25/adult, €10/child (10-15 yrs), €60/family (2+2)

Duration: approx. 2.5 hours

Departure and return: Koli Shop Retkitupa

Languages: Finnish and English

Booking: on Tuesday before the tour at 17 the latest.

Note: age limit is +10 years. Walking distance approx. 2.5 km on trails, up- and downhills, but the walking pace is relaxed.

More information: Koli Shop Retkitupa Ylä-Kolintie 39, 83960 Koli, tel. +358 (0)400 231 332, e-mail [email protected]

Kuva: Ihmisiä katselemassa Pieliselle auringonlaskun aikaan

Thursdays at 10:00

7.6.–30.8.2018

Picnic trek to Mäkrävaara

A hiking tour to Mäkrävaara, the heart of Koli National Park. During the hike we will eat a packed lunch around a fire (included in the price).

Price: €60/adult, €30/child (10-15 yrs), €150/family (2+2)

Duration: approx. 4 hours

Departure: from Sale Koli (Kolintie 94, 83960 Koli).

Languages: Finnish and English, German on demand

Booking: on Wednesday before the tour at 17 the latest. Please let us know about possible food allergies.

Note: the hike starts from the Koli village center, from the yard of Sale Koli. Age limit is +10 years. Walking distance approx. 4.5 km, up- and downhills, rather demanding.

More information: Koli Shop Retkitupa Ylä-Kolintie 39, 83960 Koli, tel. +358 (0)400 231 332, e-mail [email protected]

Kuva: Retkeläiset
We also organise guided tours for groups all year round!

Cover photo: Kirsti Hassinen