Feel The Nature is a Finnish tour operator specialized in active holidays and treks.

Lakes and forests of unique Nuuksio National Park is our home ground where we have organized open and private day trips year-round from Helsinki since 2013. In Lapland we organize ski tours from hut to hut and activity weeks.Our greatest pleasure is to introduce you to the unique Finnish nature.

  •   We went on a small group day tour with Olli, picking berries and mushrooms. It had recently snowed so the task was tricky, so we mainly hiked through the forest and learned about the plants. We found a few berries and fungi, but not enough...More

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  •   We did the Nuuksio canoeing experience based on a recommendation, and it was a fantastic experience. The trip was very well organized and the guide, Olli, was very knowledgeable, friendly and helpful. Even though it rained for part of the day it was an unforgettable...More

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  •   Ali of Feel The Nature picked us up at our hotel in Helsinki and was right on time. He drove us to Nuuksio National Park, where he equipped us with snow shoes and poles. With them, we could walk across frozen lakes and up icy...More

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  •   We took this tour with Olli our guide. The scenery was just amazing and Olli was very knowledgable. We stopped for coffee and cinnamon buns warmed by the fire. We also visited the reindeer park which was great. Would definitely recommend this trip, especially in...More

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  •   A great tour through the winter wilderness that is only a 30-minute drive from the centre of Helsinki. This was my first time with snowshoes, and it was very easy to walk with them. We started out by traversing a frozen lake called Haukkalampi, before...More

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  •   Amazing day! Canoeing, hiking, picking berries and mushrooms, enjoying coffee by a camp fire and literally hugging trees. Enjoyable and relazing! Highly recommended!

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  •   Canoeing in Nuuksio national park at midnight was a slightly surreal and definitely memorable experience, especially for a city dweller like me. Ollie picked me up (and 3 others) at Kiasma museum and we reached Nuuksio in about 40 minutes. I knew I would "feel...More

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  •   Excellent day snowshoeing in beautiful Nuksio Park with guide Olie, suitable for beginners and sporty snowshoe-hikers

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  •   We booked a private tour with Olli as it fit our schedule best and absolutely LOVED the day!! He picked us up at our AirB&B and drove us to the starting point of the journey. The canoes are in great condition and the life preservers...More

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  •   Perfect canoeing trip to Nuuksio Park with family. So peaceful and yet active way to enjoy Finnish summer day. We were picked up from the city center of Helsinki, got good instructions, had a nice brake with swimming on a lake and some snacks. Enjoy...More

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  • Berry and Mushroom Picking in Nuuksio National Park: Fri 20 Jul, Wed 25 Jul, Fri 27 Jul,... - BOOK HERE!
  • Wilderness Canoeing Adventure in Nuuksio National Park: Sat 21 Jul, Tue 24 Jul, Thu 26 Jul,... - BOOK HERE!
  • Hiking week in Fell Lapland: Sat 11 Aug, Sat 25 Aug, Sat 1 Sep,... - BOOK HERE!
  • Canoeing and hiking week in Fell Lapland: Sat 11 Aug, Sat 25 Aug, Sat 1 Sep,... - BOOK HERE!

Day Trips and Retreats in Nuuksio National Park

Nuuksio National Park is an exceptional nature sanctuary in Helsinki region, only 40 minutes from Helsinki downtown. In serene woods and on the wilderness lakes of Nuuksio, we organize guided day trips – open scheduled trips as well as private tours. From May to October, you can join our Wilderness Canoeing Adventure on the tranquil Lakes Kattilajärvi and Vääräjärvi. The foraging season starts in July and it is time for our Berry picking and mushroom hunting tours The winter hiking safari takes you to most fascinating places of Nuuksio lake uplands, the snow-covered forests and safely to ice-covered lakes.

Finnish Lakeside Cottage Retreat takes you to the silence of Finnish Nature for two nights. A visit to the Nuuksio Reindeer Park can be organized to any of our day trips. To a private nature trip in Nuuksio, we can combine a visit to The Finnish Nature Centre Haltia, where you can get a glimpse of the dazzling beauty of other Finland’s national parks from the South to arctic Lapland.

Our tours include convenient transportation from downtown Helsinki or Espoo.  Get acquainted with all our programs in Nuuksio National Park.

Day Tours, Activity Weeks and Ski Tours in Lapland

Experience the magical nature of Lapland with us. Wintertime we organize winter activities and guided ski tours. While in summertime and autumn you can enjoy trekking, canoeing, and cycling in forest, fells, and rivers of Lapland, for example in our Autumn adventures week.

New day programs in Lapland:

The programs include an optional overnight stay in a guesthouse by Jerisjärvi Lake.