From  £1845
per person
Tour Highlights
  • Spend 7 nights in a Log Cabin with Private Sauna & Hot Tub at Lehmonkärki Resort
  • Discover Finnish Lakeland in summer
  • Experience lake floating and test your fishing skills
  • Sail on lake Päijänne
  • Meet energetic huskies
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Finnish Lakeland Family Summer Break

8 Day Tour, from £1845 per person

Spend 7 nights in a cosy log cabin with private sauna & hot tub at the Lehmonkärki Resort on this fly-drive family break. From your base in Asikkala, experience Finnish Lakeland in summer spending your days sailing and fishing on pristine lakes, walking and picnicking in lush green forests or meeting energetic huskies! 

Family price for 2 adults and 2 children (up to 12 years old) starts from £6,850

Please note that this adventure can also be arranged for couples, with possibility to overnight at the exclusive HAASI Mirror Houses at Lehmonkärki Resort - ask our Finland Specialist for more details

 

Tour Itinerary

DAY 1
FLY TO HELSINKI
Lake Päijänne - Finland

Fly to Helsinki, collect your rental car and drive to the town of Asikkala. On arrival, check in for 7 nights in your cosy log cabin at Lehmonkärki Resort by lake Lake Päijänne, the second largest lake in Finland. Spend the evening at leisure enjoying the surrounding nature. (140 Km)

Accommodation
Lehmonkärki Resort
DAY 2
BOAT TRIP TO PÄIJÄNNE NATIONAL PARK
Pulkkilanharju ridge - Finland

Spend the morning at leisure exploring the surroundings of your cosy accommodation or set off on an optional e-bike trip at Salpausselkä Geopark. In the afternoon, set off on a half-day guided boat trip to Päijänne National Park’s biggest island, Kelvenne, and enjoy a picnic lunch by open fire. (B,L)

Accommodation
Lehmonkärki Resort
DAY 3
FREE DAY TO EXPLORE LAHTI
Lahti Harbour - Finland

Today drive to Lahti and spend a full day visiting the city at your own steam. Perhaps start off by visiting Lahti Marina area, walking through Wooden architecture park, Pro wooden gallery or Sibelius hall. From Lahti Ski jump tower enjoy wonderful views over the city and at the nearby Ski Museum try your athletic skills at ski jumping and laser biathlon shooting simulators - a fun activity for all the family. (B) (50 Km)
 

Accommodation
Lehmonkärki Resort
DAY 4
BOAT TRIP ON SALAJÄRVI LAKE
Lunch by open fire - Finland

After breakfast, drive to Lake Salajärvi to spend a relaxing day on a 'secret' island. On arrival, meet your guide and get on board of a rowing boat to reach the island. Spend the day swimming or fishing in the lake and enjoy a picnic lunch by an open fire. (B,L) (80 Km)

Accommodation
Lehmonkärki Resort
DAY 5
FISHING EXPERIENCE IN LAKE VESIJÄRVI
Lake Fishing - Finland

Spend the day relaxing in your private sauna and hot tub or embark on an optional cycling excursion along the shores of lake Salajärvi. In the evening, get ready for an exciting fishing experience - also suitable for children and beginners - with a professional guide. Sail from the charming Vääksy Canal to Lake Vesijärvi and reach the best fishing spots. Try your skills at catching perch, pike and zander while enjoying the evening in the Finnish Lakeland. (B)

Accommodation
Lehmonkärki Resort
DAY 6
LAKE FLOATING & HUSKY FARM VISIT
Husky - Finland

Drive to Vierumäki Resort (about 40 Km). On arrival, wear a special floating suit - which will keep your dry and warm - and experience floating in a pristine lake. In the afternoon, the most adventurous ones may pay a visit to Flowpark Adventure Park - an ecological adventure park where adventure courses have been built on trees -, and at the end of the day visit Koirakikka Husky Farm. At the farm, meet the lovely Siberian huskies and lean more about them from your guide. (B) (80 Km)

 

 

 

 

Accommodation
Lehmonkärki Resort
DAY 7
DAY AT LEISURE
Päijänne National Park - Finland

Today is free for you to relax or to embark on optional excursions. Whether you want to learn how to bake a traditional Finnish 'Pulla' - a cardamom-spiced sweet loaf -, experience an 'herbal sauna', hike through adventurous hiking trails or enjoy a barbecue dinner with a local family there are plenty of great activities you can choose from. Please ask our Finland specialist for more details. (B)

Accommodation
Lehmonkärki Resort
DAY 8
FLY TO THE UK
Small lake within forest in Lahti region - Finland

After breakfast, drive back to Helsinki airport, return your rental car and fly back to the UK. (B)

Pricing Information

8 day tour, from £1845 per person

Price Includes

  • Return international flights from the UK to Helsinki
  • All airport taxes and security charges
  • 7 nights accommodation in a Log Cabin with private sauna & hot tub at Lehmonkärki Resort
  • Car Hire in VW Gold Station Wagon or similar, including pick-up/drop-off at Helsinki International airport*
  • Excursion - Guided boat trip to Päijänne National Park with picnic lunch
  • Excursion - Guided boat trip on Lake Salajärvi
  • Excursion - Guided evening fishing experience
  • Excursion - Lake floating and visit to husky farm
  • Meals as specified by BLD (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)

* Please call us on 020 7666 1290 for full details and conditions of car hire


Price Excludes

  • Travel Insurance
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Any excursions/entrance fees 

Price Includes

Price Excludes

Price Notes

  • Price per adult is based on four people sharing (2 adults + 2 children under 12yrs) on stays between May and September 2022 and there may be supplements for travel in peak season. Price per child under 12 is from £1,580 per child. Total price per family from £6,850
  • Price per family for 2 adults + 1 child under 12yrs from £5,945

Tour Route Map


  1. Finland, Helsinki
  2. Finland, Asikkala
  3. Finland, Lahti

Tour Accommodation

Lehmonkärki Resort
Lehmonkärki Resort
Lehmonkärki Resort Lehmonkärki Resort is a collection of stylish villas and cottages situated on the shore of Lake Päijänne in the Finnish town of Asikkala. Surrounded by a dense pine......

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