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SUMMER WEEK PROGRAM

GENERAL TERMS OF RESERVATION CONCERNING WEEKLY PROGRAMS

- Minimum group size 4 people. Under 6 year old children must be accompanied by parents
- Family = 2 adults with 2 children
- Advance subscription for program must be done latest by 4 pm on the previous day. Register in Himos Holiday reception (Himos Center). Tel. +358 20 7119 210
- The activities start at the Himos Safarit reception premises in Himos Center, unless otherwise stated.
- Participating in motorized programs under influence of alcohol is totally prohibited (0 tolerance)
- Activities are arranged weather permitting.

Tel. + 358 (0)20 711 9230, himosholiday@himosholiday.com

We reserve the right to change the programme and schedules.

Himos Center tel. + 358 20 711 9210

Summer week program valid for weeks 29, 30, 32, 33 and 34

MONDAY

4 PM

GOLF AT A WATER RANGE
A chance for the whole family to try out their golf swings at Himos' stunning golf water range. Golfing at the water range is a nice way to explore the golf world and is perfect for everyone.
Price 3 € / 30 balls. Club rental at 3 € / club. Meeting together and more information is available from the Caddie Master's office, at the end of Hiihtäjäntie road. No registration needed. 

TUESDAY

11 AM

KAYAKING TRIP
Paddling with kayaks, Canadian canoes (recommended for children) and twin kayaks (2 persons, e.g. adult and child). When registering, tell us which option you would like. A kayaking trip on Patalahti, breaking once in a while at a beach.
Duration 2.5 h. Min 4 pers., max 18 pers. Price 40 € / person, under 6 years free (twin kayak). The price includes life jackets.  

4 PM

WILDERNESS DINING IN NATURE

Food always tastes better outdoors and when prepared by campfire! Join in and enjoy good food. The main dish of blazed salmon and charcoal potatoes will be prepared together and made over an open fire. When the main course is finished, dessert will be pancakes and we will  brew campfire coffee. Time will pass with stories, beliefs, and facts concerning Jämsä nature sites told by the guide, and you can also fish with a hook and line from the pier. 
Duration 2.5 h. Price 50 €, children 4-12 yrs 25 €.   Min 4 pers.

WEDNESDAY

11 AM

HIKING
Explore Himos' beautiful nature by hiking with a guide. The experienced wilderness guide will tell about Finnish nature in an interesting manner. During the hike, you can eat your own picnic at a lean-to shelter (take sausage, bread, etc. with you). The guide will brew and serve herbal tea. The hike will be an easy going 6.5 km walk. If you do not have rubber boots, you can borrow them from Himos Center free of charge.
Price 30 € / person. Min 4 pers. Duration about 3 - 3.5 hours.

4 PM

EXPLORATION VISIT TO RESTAURANT PATAPIRTTI AND THE ORGANIC FARM OF UUSI-YIJÄLÄ
Located on the other side of Patalahti, the organic farm of Uusi-Yijälä is a vineyard and restaurant admired for its seasonal and domestic raw materials. For example, during the visit you will be able to see the premises, hear about the cultivation of the yard, feed the sheep and hear about the interesting history. After the visit, it would be possible to eat at Patapirtti.
Duration about 1 - 1.5 h. Price 8 € (4 € for children 4-12 years). For those who are dining, the visit is free. Meeting at the farm at 4 PM Address Jyväskyläntie 848, Jämsä, 3 km from Himos Center.

THURSDAY

10 AM

KAYAKING OR SUP-BOARDING
Spend the morning paddling on the water, either kayaking, rowing a boat or even on a SUP board on Patalahti lake. Instruction will be given.
Price 20 € / 3 h, including life jackets.  

1 PM

VISIT TO MOOSE MANOR
Come and discover moose, fallow deer and reindeer in the beautiful scenery of the Moose Manor. During the tour, you will be able to see the animals at close range and when the animals allow, you may also pet them and perhaps even give them a kiss! 
Price 7 € / pers. Free of charge for those dining at the manor. Meeting at Moose Manor, Heinäseläntie 381. The distance from Himos Center is 10 km.

SATURDAY

10AM

PATAJOKI SAFARI BY ATV
This mini safari will allow you to explore the wonderful nature of Himos whilst sitting on an ATV. The safari will pass through  the local terrain of Himos along roads and forest paths.
Duration approx. 1.5 h. 89 €/pers., 69 €/pers. (when two pers./ vehicle). The driver must hold atleast a T-class driving license. 

5-7 PM  

SMOKE SAUNA AT THE SAUNA VILLAGE
Finland’s sauna region offers the best stones for warm Saturday saunas in Juokslahti Sauna Village. Additional information from Himos Center reception.

ACTIVITIES IN JÄMSÄ

The neareast town Jämsä is located only 7 km away from Himos. Here's our pick of favourite activities:

Pump Track
The longest pumptrack course of Finland is found in the centre of Jämsä, right accross the road from the Children's Traffic Park. The track is open from spring to late autumn and in free use for all speed addicts and recreation lovers, regardless of their age. The track offers good ballancing excercises with bikes, BMX, scooters, scateboards, roller skaters etc. Helmets and knee pads are recommended. 

Address: Keskuskatu 18 B, Jämsä

Traffic park and playground for Children
In the Children’s Traffic Park, small children can practice traffic rules in safe environment, steering a pedal car. The park includes a modest cafeteria and restrooms. The nearby public playground is in free use.

Open:
May 14 - Aug 31st, Mon-Fri 10:00-17:00
In July also on Saturdays 10:00-14:00

Tickets: €3/hour, €1,50/30 minutes. Season pass €25. 

Three-wheelers and cars with parent handles are for free. In evening, the park is available for small bikers – following the traffic rules and good manners, of course.

Address: Piispasentie 2, 42100 Jämsä

Domestic Animal Park Nurmolandia
On the Domestic Animal Park of Nurmolandia you can have an nice moment with horses, ponies, goats, sheeps, chickens, and other pets. The farm organizes horseback and pony riding, courses of taking care of animals, and versatile farm activites for children and adults.

Address: Salovuorentie 58, 42100 Jämsä
Tel. +358 44 340 9517

www.nurmolandia.fi (in Finnish)

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