I believe my bog tours are meant for curious minds who would like to get a glimpse of Estonian wilderness. Those tours are not specialized birding or mammal tours, but rather a chance to get a glimpse of our nature in general. For this, I will usually (depends on you!) take you off the official trails and boardwalks. My tours will provide you more freedom – f. e. you can take photos as long as you want and not worry about being left behind the group. Take it as a customized tour in places, that are rarely introduced to tourists. Of course the location is really up to you – how adventurous of a person are you? Previous experience in hiking is not needed. Even 10-year-olds have managed to keep the pace! 🙂
How is this organised?
I usually offer two types of tours:
Those tours take place when the sun is up. The time really depends on you – I try to be as flexible as possible. The experience says we usually spend about 3-4 hours in the bog ( + 2 hours to drive to tour destination and back). The best way of joining me is to rent a car in Tallinn (which is cheap and easy to do) and come to the spot we have agreed on before. There are numerous bogs to visit within a 1-hour reach. I will provide you
Sunset and sunrise tours in a bog:
Sunset and sunrise tours have been phenomenally popular among Estonians. The best time for this is July and August when we have warm nights. In spring, you will experience bird song in the mornings or during a sunset.
I organize those on other months as well – hiking in the bog during a winter night under a full moon is something almost psychedelic in my opinion. 🙂 The setup for night tours is basically the same as it is for day tours. We can agree where exactly would we go, how much time would it take and if there’s anything you would need in addition (equipment, food etc.). The best time to start is about 1-1,5 hours before sunset (20-21 o’clock in July-August).
Interested in spending a night in a hammock? Read more about overnight tours.
See prices here.
For further interest, take a look at my blog in English.
See my Youtube channel in English here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC3e99Enx8157EooN0f23-aA
How to contact me?
It doesn’t matter whether you’re planning to visit Estonia tomorrow, next week or month, or next year – just
You can contact me via:
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