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FOREST BATH

Just 2 hours from Helsinki-Vantaa Airport!

Breath and relax! The nature and surroundings of Himos gives you a memorable way to simmer down. The genuine Finnish sauna and forest are an incredible source for inner strength and relaxation – from these elements the Finns draw their famous sisu and stamina. Forest bath is a 3 day long dip to the nature of Central Finland and to the Finnish traditions.

Arrival (day 1)

Unpack your bags and settle in. Our cottage located in the bosom of nature offers you gentle settings for a vacation. Rest or embark outside – swimming beaches as well as hiking- and skiing trails are nearby the cottage.

Forest bath (day 2)

Forest bath is perfect treatment, according to the studies already 15 minutes in the forest lowers blood pressure levels. In the Forest bath you move forward on foot accompanied by a guide, honoring the nature, listening, smelling and tasting. You’ll hear fascinating details of the Finnish environment and times of the year. After the trip to the forest the program continues a Finnish home having a bath in with a local family at their home or summer cottage. Relax your muscles in the heat of the sauna – depending of the time of the year you’ll cool down jumping to the soothing lake or having a brisk roll in a snow.
Sauna snack provides you an amusing night. Duration of the program approx. 5 h.

From the forest creatures to the culture sights (day 3)

Have you ever kissed a moose? Or scratched a reindeer? At the Moose Manor you’ll get acquainted to the traditional Finnish forest creatures moose, reindeer and fallow deers – these animals let you come up close and personal! From the Moose Manor the program heads to the cultural sights of Central Finland – you’ll see the Old Church of Petäjävesi (Unesco World Heritage Convention sight), internationally known Alvar Aalto museum or Serlachius museums, and the lake harbor Vaheri. You may alse request the guide for interesting sights, the request are being fullfilled when possible. The entrance fees are being paid separately and the pricing depends for the season and the desired location.
The charge for entrance fees are 0 – 20 € / person. The program includes a meal.
Duration of the program approx. 9 h

Departure (day 4)

Heading home relaxed and inspired! Please to return the key to Himos Center reception at 12 o’clock. Wish you welcome back!


More information about accommodation
- Min. 4 people
- Equipment: 2 bedrooms, kitchen with standard dishes, tv, wc, own sauna.
- Linen and towels included
- The cottage is surrounded by conifer tree forest and Finnish field and lake scenery

Forest bath in Himos
Forest bath in Himos
Forest bath in Himos
Forest bath in Himos
Forest bath in Himos

Program altogether 994 €

Price for 4 people groups include: accommodation, linen and towels, sauna snack, meal at Moose Manor and guided programs (Forest bath, sauna, Moose Manor and transportation to the cultural sights)