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CANOE TRIP IN RIVER GAUJA: National park adventure

Canoe trip - pure relaxation in motion. Beautiful Gauja river offers easy-level, safe boat trips, lots of curves, unspoiled nature all around, scenic views, birds singing... 100% leisure for nature lovers. There are numerous islands on the route where one can make short stops.

Comfy and stable canoe boats are suitable for 2 adults and will have enough place also for a child or even two (if up to 5 y.o.). The boat has a waterproof storage.

We will provide a transfer from our base to starting point, life jackets, paddles, bags for mobile devices and even a route map.

Route length: 34km (~7h) or 17km (~4h) upon guests choice.

Perfect day-tour for nature lovers who visits Riga city!

We will meet guests in camping „Leiputrija” where they can park their car and prepare for the trip.

We will organize a transfer to starting point: guests can choose to start from Sigulda (34km/~8 hour trip) or Murjāņi (17km/~4 hour trip).

Near Sigulda town banks of the river are rocky („Devils cave”, Ziedleju cliffs, Katlapu cliffs etc.). Further, near Murjāņi, the banks become flatter as the river flows into the lowland coming closer and closer to sealevel, though it is the phase where groups of islands appear, river gets wider and more relaxing, and richer wildlife to observe: perfect for bird watching.

Finish directly in camping „Leiputrija” (the meeting point), on a right bank of the river. A banner is hanging so noone missed the place.

In general: a trip for leisure, easy-level, safe, but interesting. No special boating experience is needed. Perfect for families with children, for beginners and those looking for an active day-out in nature.

Boats: comfy and stable canoe boats which are suitable for 2 adults and will have enough place also for a child or even two (if up to 5 y.o.). The boat has a waterproof storage for belongings.

Life jackets, paddles, bags for mobile devices and even a route map, as well as useful tips from our instructor will be provided. Do not hesitate to ask if having any doubts or questions about the trip.

What's included

  • Parking of a car while on boat-trip
  • Canoe boat + paddles + route map + life jackets
  • Transfer to starting point

What's not included

  • Meals, drinks
  • Clothing: hats, shoes etc.
  • Transfer from from Riga (or other place) to the meeting point in camping "Leiputrija". Such transfer is available by surcharge and if booked in advance. Please contact us to get a price offer.

Important information

  • Prepare drinking water to take with You on a trip (at least 1 litre per person).
  • Snacks or simple meal is advisable, as the trip can take 4 to 8 hours. Tip: use one of many islands that You will see on Your way to make a nice lunch / pic-nic in the middle of nature.
  • Hat is advisable if sunny outside.
  • Basic insructions and tips will be provided to participants before the trip.
  • Take at least one mobile phone with You to be sure You can contact us if needed. Our phone number can be always found on the boat itself and in the route map. We will provide a plastic bag for Your phone.
  • Max. 2 adults per boat. There is extra place for a youngster (up to 14 y.o.) or 2 children (up to 5 y.o.) in each boat.

Meeting point

Stirninas, Ilkene, Adazi municipality, Latvia

From EUR 85 per group

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  • Offer type: Private
  • Fitness level: Easy

Cancellation policy

Full refund is guaranteed if the cancellation is made 48 hours prior the offer's start date. We don't apply any refund if the cancellation is made less than 48 hours before offer start date.

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Offer ID: 340

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