Experience incredible Finnish nature in the Kallevesi archipelago. We will spend the night in a beautiful bay on the island of Iivarinsalo. One can enjoy nature’s magic with all the senses.

The program includes the cruise, forest yoga, delicious meals, decompression treatments, stress management coaching, mindfulness exercises, swimming, maya- astrology and foot bath realised with wild herbs.

The forest yoga will take place under the green trees beside the lake. After the relaxing yoga you can a refreshing bath in the lake and continue nursing your body with decompression treatment.

The excursion includes meals made with fresh organic ingredients. During the stay we will offer two lunches, a dinner, a snack, and breakfast. You can also bring your own snacks. We will have a professional cook with us who will create for us some delicious culinary experiences. Enjoy the unique milieu and make some unforgettable memories.

On the journey we will have a unique opportunity to learn about the Japanese culture, temple food philosophy and gastronomy. We will have Marjo Seki traveling with us who is a professional cook, writer, restaurateur, teacher and has lived in Japan over 20 years.

We will have also with us Päivi Kaskimäki who will reveal some ancient wisdom of the Mayas by the campfire. With extra charge Päivi can make you a personal reading.

The cruise will depart from Kuopio harbour at 10.00 and last approximately 1h 30 minutes. Next day from Iivarinsalo the boat will leave at 15.00.

  • Duration: 2 days
  • Departure: Kuopio passenger harbour
  • Guiding languages: Finnish, English
  • Price: 390 € per person
  • Availability: 5th to 6th of June 2021 with Marjo Seki.
    13th to 14th of August 2021 with Päivi Kaskimäki.
    Please ask for more information for group reservations.
  • For more information: www.benestatera.fi, Tarja Tirkkonen, tarja@benestatera.fi, https://benestatera.com/shop/yo-metsassa