Trip Reports

Trip reports from the Nature Travels team taking part in our range of activities or visiting the locations we offer.

Visit to the Lakeside Cabins in Värmland, Sweden

Visit to the Lakeside Cabin Retreat in Värmland, Sweden.

Niki, Jayne and Elky visited Värmland in May 2016 and their second stop after a canoe tour on Klarälven was to the cabins in Värmland. After a short Canoe Tour on Klarälven we headed to the location of our Log Cabin Escape and Lakeside Cabin Retreat in Värmland, where we were to stay for the

Visit to Back to Basics in Cosy Cabins in Värmland, Sweden

Visiting the Back to Basics in Cosy Cabins in Sweden.

Niki, Jayne and Elky visited Värmland in May 2016 and the last stop on their trip was at our Back to Basics in Cosy Cabins. After a day visiting the beautiful Glaskogen Nature Reserve, we travelled 20km south and just off a main road, a track takes you away from civilisation and leads to you

Canoeing on the Klarälven River in Värmland, Sweden

Canoeing on the Klarälven River in Värmland, Sweden.

Jayne, Niki and Elky travelled to Värmland in May 2016 the first part of the trip was doing the 50km version of our Canoe Tours on Klarälven (doing the normal 4-day route over 3 days). The Kläralven is a wide steady flowing river (usually at around 2kmh) which meanders through the Värmland region in Sweden.

Midsummer Sea Kayaking in the Stockholm Archipelago

Kayaking in the Stockholm Archipelago.

Niki and Jayne from the Nature Travels team try our our Stockholm Archipelago Self-guided Explorer experience with a paddle tour over Midsummer Looking at the amount of stuff lying on the floor around the kayaks in dry bags, we did begin to wonder if we had brought too much stuff and how it would all

Kayaking in the Helsinki Archipelago

Kayaking in the Helsinki Archipelago.

Bob and Sofia from Nature Travels spent a long weekend in Helsinki in August 2017 combined kayaking in the Helsinki archipelago with a short stay in the city. Sofia: The forecast was not great – rain and wind. The rain isn’t so bad when kayaking as once in the kayak, a little more water isn’t

Building a Timber Raft

Building a timber raft.

Sofia from the Nature Travels team goes with the flow on a timber rafting trip down the Klarälven river in September 2018. Timber rafting on the Klarälven river grew out of the tradition of forestry companies to use the river to transfer timber from the logging sites down to Karlstad. Nowadays the timber is transported

On Moose Watching Safari in Sweden

On Moose Safari in Sweden.

Sofia from the Nature Travels team goes moose spotting at the location for our Moose and Beaver Safari plus Wolf Howling Tour in Sweden Psst: Don’t know the difference between a moose and an elk? Read our blog article “What’s the difference between a moose and an elk” for more information! (hint: there isn’t one,

Sleeping in the Floating Cabin at Back to Basics in Cosy Cabins

Sofia from the Nature Travels team spent a night at the Floating Cabin, one of the options at our Back to Basics in Cosy Cabins experience, on a visit to Värmland in the west of Sweden in September 2018 The first thing to know about Back to Basics in Cosy Cabins is that there is

Hiking North on the King’s Trail from Saltoluokta to Kebnekaise

Discover Mountain Hiking on the King's Trail.

Discover Mountain Hiking on the King’s Trail is a guided tour in Swedish Lapland and is an introduction to multi-day trekking on Sweden’s most famous hiking trail. Niki from the Nature Travels team joined a High Summer tour in August 2018 and tells us a bit about her trip. I’ve been to Sweden a number

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