Hike in Gauja National Park - Up and down the Switzerland of Latvia
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Hike in Gauja National Park - Up and down the Switzerland of Latvia

  • Approx. 6 hours
  • 17 km
  • SIGULDA, Latvia
  • All year round
  • Start time: 10 AM

Program

This 17 km long hike brings you to the heart of the Gauja National Park and Sigulda town, also known as the Little Switzerland of Latvia. Scenic views are guaranteed! Don’t worry if the hiking path brings you up to steep bluffs – the Gauja National Park has established good infrastructure for hikers to climb to the best viewing points.

What is waiting for you on this hike? Impressive sandstone outcrops and the biggest cave in the Baltics – Gutman Cave. Ancient historical sites, like Sigulda Brother of Swords castle ruins and Krimulda manor. A well-established trail along the Gauja River. A bit of climbing on the steep river banks to see the primeval Gauja River valley. And… a lot of fresh air!

Highlights

  • Sigulda town with its ancient castle ruins
  • Primeval Gauja River valley
  • Pīķene Bluff
  • Krimulda manor
  • Gutman Cave – the biggest cave in the Baltics

Transportation

We will pick you up at your given address and bring you back.

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Private tour price

Adult: €70

Child<18:€50

Included
  • English speaking guide
  • Home-made sandwiches and hot tea/coffee
  • Transportation
Not included
  • Water
Level of difficulty

A quite easy hike with few steep climbs. Walking around the town, small footpaths through the woods, boardwalks and countryside roads.

What to bring with you
  • 2 l of water per person as a minimum
  • snacks for personal usage
How to dress

Please dress accordingly to the weather conditions, wear appropriate footwear (sandals or hiking shoes depending on weather conditions would be ideal).

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Baltic nature travel
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Betti Sewell
Betti Sewell
2020-11-28T17:19:37+0000
The hike was beautiful and Valdis was relaxed, helpful and informative. Highly recommended.
Chris Palin
Chris Palin
2020-11-15T07:39:38+0000
Had a great experience with Valdis. The hike was really interesting with lots of points of interest including an... abandoned bob sleigh track. A great guide, fantastic day out.10 out of 10 I would definitely recommend to anybodyread more
Luca Ruella
Luca Ruella
2020-11-07T16:46:41+0000
Very nice guide and hiking in Sigulda. Totally recommended!

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Baltic nature travel
5.0
Based on 10 reviews
powered by Facebook
Betti Sewell
Betti Sewell
2020-11-28T17:19:37+0000
The hike was beautiful and Valdis was relaxed, helpful and informative. Highly recommended.
Chris Palin
Chris Palin
2020-11-15T07:39:38+0000
Had a great experience with Valdis. The hike was really interesting with lots of points of interest including an... abandoned bob sleigh track. A great guide, fantastic day out.10 out of 10 I would definitely recommend to anybodyread more
Luca Ruella
Luca Ruella
2020-11-07T16:46:41+0000
Very nice guide and hiking in Sigulda. Totally recommended!

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