General Information about guided NATURE trips
EXPLORE THE WONDERFUL NATURE AROUND HELSINKI
Lomi Travels organizes a variety of nature trips around Helsinki area. We are specialized for individual tours (1-8 persons). All our trips include local nature guide and round-trip transportation from Helsinki city center. We have regulary scheduled departures at summer time at Helsinki city center Kiasma bus stop (Mannerheiminaukio 2, 00100 Helsinki) at 12 noon. Please check out our weekly program! Guiding language is English. Join us to explore the spectacular Finnish nature! Here are the direct links to our scheduled trips:
TAILORED TRIPS IN HELSINKI AREA
You can also ask for a private tour from our trip selection or we can tailor for you a personal trip according to your wishes. Pick up and drop off is possible and included everywhere in Helsinki area, e.g. all hotels and cruise ship terminals. You can contact us easily by filling the request form. We are happy to tell you more about different options and nature experiences!
INSTRUCTIONS FOR PARTICIPANTS
Our daily departures are leaving at Helsinki city center Kiasma bus stop (Mannerheiminaukio 2, 00100 Helsinki) at 12 noon. Return is to the same place after the trip. If agreed before, pick up and drop off is also possible everywhere in Helsinki area. If you need some special arrangements, please contact us before the trip.
Our tours are designed for everybody with an emphasis on wildlife, natural and cultural experiences. Our regularly scheduled half day trips are safe and comfortable way to experience Finnish nature, wonderful landscapes and the most beautiful scenic locations near Helsinki.
If you are concerned about your medical condition, please contact us and inform us before the trip. Also, remember to take your personal medication with you, if needed (e.g. diabetes or heart disease). LomiTravels is having third party liabiliy insurance, but please check that your own travel (or other) insurance is covering short nature trips.
Our guides aim to provide fun and memorable experiences each day and are able to customize the trips based on current weather, cycle of the seasons and group preferences.
BOOKING AND CANCELLATION POLICY
All bookings and payments are done in advance online via our internet shop, You will get a confimation letter immediately after your purchase. All payments are binding.
FOOD AND DRINKS
Most of our trips include small snack (Karelian pie, cinnamon rolls, cookies, juice, tea, water). If you have some special wishes, please contact us before the trip and we can try to arrange it. You can also take your own food/snack with if you like. Also, there are some cafes or snack bars very close to our trip locations, where you can buy some food and drinks. For safety reason, alcohol and drugs are not allowed in our trips.
EQUIPMENT AND WHAT TO WEAR?
We recommend clothing according to the weather. Hiking shoes are perfect, but you survive also fine with normal walking shoes or sneakers. Beach flip flops or high heels are not recommended. Also, taking some extra clothes, like warm pullover or waterproof jacket might be a good idea. If it's raining, we have ponchos to borrow. Especially, if it is hot weather, it is recommended to take also a small water bottle with you.
If you have some questions, please do not hesitate to contact us! We wish you a wonderful stay in Finland!