Discover Vidzeme region in Latvia, hiking 3 days
Destination: Baltic states, Europe
Duration: 3 days
Departure: may - october
Price: from 544,00 eur per person in DBL room
- 2 overnights in country hotel
- private transfers as per program
- local guide for hikes, visits and transfers as per program
- costs of transportation for your arrival to Riga
- lunches and dinners
- entrance in Ligatne nature park (4,5 eur)
- anything not mentioned under “the price includes”
Riga - Karlamuiza
Private transfer with guide from Riga to Karlamuiza village. On the way you will stop for a visit in Ligatne – one of the most beautiful nature corners in Gauja National park. Duration approx. 4 hrs.
On one hand, Ligatne is connected to the only paper producer in Latvia, on the other hand, to the old valley of Gauja River and Gauja National Park, but in the center of it there is Ligatne historical complex of paper industry with a unique “Historical center of Ligatne Paper Mill village”. This place is so beautiful due to sandstone cliff exposures on the banks of Ligatne River and Gauja River. In the valley of Ligatne River there are artificial caves – cellars excellent at storage of vegetables and chosen as winter quarters by bats.
Continue to Karlamuiza, free time for dinner and relax, overnight in Karlamuiza Country hotel.
Karlamuiza – Amata hiking trail – Cesis – Karlamuiza
After the breakfast meeting with a guide. Today you will discover Amata hiking trail.
Within the Gauja National Park, 13 rivers flow into the Gauja River as well as many more small creeks and streams. The tributaries and small rivers throughout the Gauja National Park are fast-flowing rivers. The Amata River is the longest and one of the fastest flowing Gauja tributaries. The Amata Hiking Trail extends along the river’s right bank, offering the opportunity to get to know and enjoy the area’s unique nature. The clean currents, rapids and their banks are home to many of Europe’s rare species.
Return to the hotel in afternoon, free time for relax. In the evening transfer to Cesis – the charming Medieval town, one of the most beautiful ones of Latvia. Visit of Cesis and dinner in one of the local restaurants. Transfer back to the hotel and overnight.
Karlamuiza – Vidzeme seaside – Riga
After the breakfast meeting with a guide and transfer to Vidzeme seaside for a hike. Today you will discover the Vidzeme rocky seacoast – it is a 12km long section of the seacoast and the only place in the Baltic Sea where on the seacoast you can see sandstone exposures which have formed 350-380 million years ago in the Devonian period.
In the afternoon tansfer to Riga.