Feel Koli Tours

Feel Koli Tours 2018-10-15T14:22:57+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!

WEEKLY ACTIVITIES AUTUMN WEEKS 42 and 43

Family-friendly activities in Koli National Park! Please notice that advance booking is required for all tour.

Wednesdays 17.10. and 24.10.2018

Time: 17.30–19.00

Evening Tour to Koli Hills

Experience the Koli hills at dusk! We depart when the sun is setting and return under moonlight.  There is a full moon on 24th October – if we are lucky, we’ll see the moon rising over the Lake Pielinen. Your guide takes you safely to the highest tops in Koli and tells about the nature, culture and sometimes a bit scary history of Koli.

Price: €15/adult, €7/child (under 15 yrs), €35/family (2+2–3)

Duration: approx. 1.5 hours

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

Languages: Finnish and English

Booking: on Tuesday 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. 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 [email protected]

Kuva: Näkymä Pieliselle

Saturdays 20.10. and 27.10.2018

Time: 10.30–12.00

Circular Walking Trail and Sausages over an Open Fire

A family-friendly tour 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. After the tour we grill sausages over an over fire. Welcome to enjoy an autumn day in Koli National Park!

Price: €20/adult, €10/child (under 15 yrs), €45/family (2+2–3). The price includes the tour, sausages/vegetarian option and juice.

Duration: approx. 1.5 hours

Departure and return: Koli Shop Retkitupa

Languages: Finnish and English.

Booking: on Friday before the tour at 17 the latest. When booking, tell us also about food allergies.

Note: walking distance approx. 1.5 km on trails, up- and downhills, but the walking pace is relaxed. Take a bottle of water with you.

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

Kuva: Näkymä Pieliselle

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