Hike in Riga
This adventurous hike will let you enjoy nature and two counties near Riga – Skulte, and Babīte. This hike will take you through two nature parks where trails will lead you through the pine forest where you will be able to recharge and enjoy picturesque views. During this hike, you enjoy nature and take in unforgettable views watching airplanes taking off and landing at Riga International Airport. And it’s only less than an hour away from the capital!
What to expect from this hike? This exciting hike will let you enjoy the trails along the Beberbeķi Nature park, enjoying the fresh air from pine trees. You will hike around the locals’ favorite Beberbeķi Mill Lake. Enjoy Skulte and its Nature Park, along with the IL-28 the Soviet-era jet bomber monument, and take in some unforgettable sights at the Riga International Airport aircraft observatory. Good time and adventures guaranteed!
- Beberbeķi Nature Park
- Beberbeķi Lake
- Nature Park Skulte
- Airplane IL-28
- Aircraft observatory
When and where
The meeting point is at Beberbeķi bus stop at 9:40 AM. The hike starts and ends at the same point. Return back around 3 PM.
If you choose public transport, you can reach Skulte by bus No43 leaving from Abrene Street at 9 AM (1,15 eur one way).
If you come by your own car, you can park it next to the restaurant “Verdins”, there is free parking.
The safety measures during the tour:
- Please keep a distance of 2 metres;
- Wear a mouth and nose covering when in public gathering;
- Disinfect or wash your hands before and after touching any surfaces in public places;
- On the tour are not allowed persons who have to be in quarantine or are having symptoms like fever, and other signs of acute infection.
Photos and video:
By booking the tour the participant agrees to be photographed or filmed. Baltic Nature Travel reserves the right to use any photograph/video taken at tours organized by Baltic Nature Travel without the expressed written/oral permission of those included within the photograph/video.
15 € per person.
- Route planning;
- English speaking hike leader;
- Transportation costs;
- Food and drinks.
What to bring with you
- 2 l of water per person as a minimum
- Snacks and lunch for breaks and picnic
How to dress
Please, dress accordingly to the weather forecast! Due to very changeable weather, layering is key to enjoying the hike, and rain protection is a must-have. Any comfortable shoes or sandals are good enough for this hike.
Level of dificulty
A quite easy hike with few steep climbs. Walking around the town, small footpaths through the woods, boardwalks and countryside roads.
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