Activities on Lake Saimaa
TaigaSaimaa offers many kind of Activities on Lake Saimaa and surroundings nature. We operate on the lakes and in the forests of Lappeenranta and Imatra region.
We are experts in fishing, mushrooms, berries, and wild herbs. You will be informed what can be gathered and where to do it. With our guests we do the same kind of activities as we do ourselves.
Our mission is to give knowledge how nature contributes to human well-being and how to survive in nature.
We also host a Muukonsaari camping center located on the island of Lake Saimaa.
Saimaa is a pure and peaceful lake with thousands of treasure islands.
Lake Saimaa offers a great opportunity for fishing, there are many different species of fish that are fun to catch with different fishing methods.
South Karelia offers versatile terrain for all level of trekking. You can choose overnight trekking tour or just few hours walking to campfire. Our guides has the best knowledge for South Karelian forests.
Many of our services are related to food. We fish on the lake, picking mushrooms, berries and wild vegetables from the forests and educate how to handle those treasures.
When you ride a canoe or kayak, you are almost in contact with the lake. Paddling is an almost silent way to move on water. Enjoy sounds of nature what example birds and water offers.
Season for mushroom hunting starts at spring when brain mushrooms crop up from the ground. Best season starts from midsummer and continues to late fall. We will teach you practically how to act responsibly in forests