Wild Wonders of Estonia
Estonian nature is unspoiled and diverse – deserted beaches, deep forests, picturesque lakes and rivers, mysterious swamps and rich flora and fauna are just some of the treasures awaiting you. The different feel of the four seasons presents the country in a new light, making nature tourism an exciting prospect at any time of year. This programme will let you see and feel Estonian nature up close and personally!
Duration: 4 days / 3 nights
Overnights: Tallinn (2) – Vihula Manor in Lahemaa National Park (1)
Package price is per person based sharing a twin or double room starting from:
- 25-29 pax – 257 €/person
- 20-24 pax – 272 €/person
- 15-19 pax – 299 €/person
Single supplement is starting from 100 €
Arrival in Tallinn, the capital of Estonia. Transfer and check-in to a centrally located hotel. Medieval Tallinn – combined bus and walking tour. A bus tour introduces Kadriorg Park and the 18th century baroque palace of Peter the Great, Convent of St Bridget in the Pirita suburb and the famous Song Festival Ground. The walking tour gives an introduction to the historical heart of Tallinn.
Dinner at a hotel.
After breakfast transfer to a canoeing trip on the Keila River. Length of the route is appr. 8 km. A shot of adrenaline is added by some modest rapids. Service providers will help beginners, ensure that the necessary equipment is available and show people sights that might otherwise go unseen. Light lunch outdoors. Transfer back to Tallinn. A stop at Keila-Joa waterfall. The waterfall is 6 metres high and tens of metres wide, thus being the third largest waterfall in Estonia after Narva Waterfall and Jägala Waterfall.
Free evening to explore the city on your own. Overnight at a hotel in Tallinn.
After breakfast check-out. Bus-ride through the countryside and coastal lowlands and fisherman villages of North Estonia leads to National Park of Lahemaa. On the way to Vihula Manor, the next lodging place, we will take a trip to Viru bog.
Viru Bog is one of the most accessible bogs in Estonia. Its trail passes through the forest and marsh landscapes typical of Lahemaa National Park and is 3.5 km long. The study trail provides information about the the flora in the bog, the former sand dunes, the ridges and the heath woodland. A boardwalk winds its way through the bog, at the centre of which is an observation tower. Light picnic.
Next stop is Oandu old-growth forest nature trail. The trail introduces old coastal ridges, the different developmental stages of forest, traces of wild animal activities.
Arrival in Vihula Manor. Vihula Manor Country Club & Spa, the first full-service manor resort in the Baltic countries, set amidst wildlife-rich Lahemaa National Park. It is a perfect place to escape from the bustling life of the city. Check-in at the manor hotel followed by Vihula Manor House Tour during which you learn about the thrilling 500-year history of Vihula Manor. Visit of the Vodka museum with a legendary shot is included. Dinner at the manor restaurant.
- 3 nights accommodation in twin room
- 3 buffet breakfasts, 2 dinners, 1 light lunch and 1 picnic
- Use of a first class coach as per programme
- English speaking tour guide on day 1, during canoeing and on day 3, Vihula Manor tour
- Canoeing trip incl.equipment and a bottle of water
- Coffee/tea and museum tickets at the end of canoeing trip