Best of Scenic Gauja River Valley in One-Day Kayaking Trip

Best of Scenic Gauja River Valley in One-Day Kayaking Trip

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90 EUR/adult
8 Hours 1 - 8 People Transfer

Discover The Most Beautiful Views of Gauja River Valley From a Kayak or a Canoe

Kayaking or canoeing is one of the best things to do in Latvia and in Gauja National Park. It's the place to enjoy tranquility and pure nature. - Join this kayaking trip and see the most beautiful landscapes in Gauja River Valley. - Explore the majestic Gauja river (the longest river in Latvia) and its wild tributaries. - See the stunning steep riverbanks, awesome sandstone cliffs and dense forests of Gauja National Park. - Get to know a lot about Latvian nature and traditions. This trip is perfect for those who want to see both "must see places" and venture a bit off-the-beaten-path.

Landmarks

Gauja River Valley, Gauja National Park

Professional Eco-tour Leader & Top Quality Service

Guided fun adventure with professional Eco-tour leader will help you the get the utmost from your trip in Latvia

Improv-Travel Tour

Special Improv-travel approach for a group of 2 or more

Hotel Pickup & Drop-off

Free local transfer from/to Riga

Have some questions? Here are the key answers!

Personal new experiences

Individual approach and true engagement is our golden rule. No big buses. No crowds. Just personal tours, very small groups or custom made individual travel plans.

Ultra professional nature guides

We're fluent (not just good) in English. Our guests love to say our nature guides are like "easy going encyclopedias". Do you value open, friendly and natural communication? Here it is!

Feel safe & welcomed!

Did you know that Latvia is one of the safest places in the world? Latvians are also probably some of the least pushy people you will ever meet. We combine Northern peace with Southern warmth here. So you are always welcomed.

See a lot in just 1 day!

Join our local guided trips and we'll take care of your transfers. Or just ask us for the must convenient travel plan! By the way, you can get almost anywhere from Riga and back within 1 day only. Yet, we certainly recommend staying longer!

Weather resistant tours

There is no bad weather. There is only inappropriate clothing. We'll make you nature adventure unforgettable no matter what the weather is.

What's improv-travel?

We use some exciting improvisation elements to make your travel experience very special (it's optional). Try it with us!

Trip Itinerary

Pick-up
We’ll pick you up from your hotel in Riga at 8:00 a.m. and will go to the starting point of our kayaking/canoeing in Gauja National Park.
Kayaking/Canoeing down the Gauja River and it's most beautiful tributaries
The majestic Gauja River and its unique and natural tributaries make this trip one to remember. You will paddle down for around 6 hours, while enjoying the beautiful steep river banks, famous 350 million years old sand-cliffs and dense forests of famous Gauja National Park. In the hot summer days you’ll have occasional stop-overs to have a refreshing swim, if you want. Your eco-tour leader will tell you a lot about Latvian nature, culture, and traditions. In a dry summer the water level in Latvian rivers may get can be quite low. Thus occasionally you will have to get out of your kayak/canoe and pull your boat a bit. This makes the this experience even more adventurous and interesting.
Transfer back to Riga (or Sigulda)
At the end of this unforgettable kayaking/canoeing trip we’ll bring you back to your hotel in Riga or your can choose staying in the the tranquil town of Sigulda and further explore its beautiful surroundings.

      We spent a wonderful day with Rolands at Gauja National Park in January 2019. Rolands is very professional, has a lot of knowledge, is extremely friendly and has shown us... read more

    avatar thumb Arnaud E
    1/28/2019

      Great tour. The guide Roland explains a lot, perfect English, clearly enthusiastic about nature. Due to snow we weren't able to walk as far as usual so Roland showed... read more

    avatar thumb Sistersaandm
    1/08/2019

      Thank you i-Dā, Rolands for the impressive evening walk on The Great Kemeri Bog! My international colleagues were suprised of nature herritage that we have and can be proud of!... read more

    avatar thumb Ilze A
    6/27/2018
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Pricing Chart

Check out some of our top destinations for one day tours. We can’t wait to show you around!

One person
€275/adult
  • Transfer
  • One seat in a kayak
  • Sightseeing
  • Professional Eco-tour leader
2 People
2 People
€150/adult
  • Transfer
  • One seat in a kayak
  • Sightseeing
  • Professional Eco-tour leader
  • Improv-travel tour
3 People
€120/adult
  • Transfer
  • One seat in a kayak
  • Sightseeing
  • Professional Eco-tour leader
  • Improv-travel tour
4 - 8 People
€105/adult
  • Transfer
  • Sightseeing
  • Professional Eco-tour leader
  • Improv-travel tour
Children
Max 7 plus at least 1 adult
€70/child
  • Transfer
  • Sightseeing
  • Professional Eco-tour leader
  • Improv-travel tour

You Get 15% Off The Total Price For ALL Our One-Day Tours, If You Book More Than One Tour At Once!

What's Included

What's Included: - Transfer from/to your hotel in Riga - Professional Eco-tour leader - Improv-travel tour (for 2 people and more) - Rent of a kayak (one seat per person), a paddle and safety gear

What's Not Included

What's not included: - Food and drinks - Insurance - Any other items not mentioned as included above

Important Before You Go!

  • By booking this tour you agree with our Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy. Please read them carefully before booking
  • Take your lunch-box and daily snacks and drinks with you
  • Wear comfortable clothing and be prepared for different weather conditions. Take your sunscreen, swimming suit and a towel with you. In the case of appropriate, weather we will stop at several places to take a swim
  • Wear Crocs or similar footwear that can get wet and that does not slip away in water (flip-flops are not a good choice). You will have to get out of the boat occasionally and river’s bottom is stony
  • All our tours are small like-minded group adventures
  • All tours are narrated in English, Russian and Latvian. Please indicate your preferred langue in your booking!
  • Adult is 14 years and older
  • There can be max. 8 people and max. 5 children in the group
  • There are 2 adults or 1 adult and 1 child in a kayak. Every child must be accompanied with at least one adult
  • For the groups with small children (under 7 years) please contact us for individual arrangement
  • If the group size exceeds the one you have paid for, the price difference will be reimbursed
  • At lest one person in the group must be able to help carrying the kayak/canoe to and off the water in some places
  • Depending on the group we can do different daily distances (from 10 to 20 km). We can terminate the trip in several stops on our way upon the guests’ request. The paid tour price is not reimbursed in such cases.

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