Bog-shoe Hiking Tour at Dzelves-Krona bog

Booking: info@purvubrideji.lv

Overview

Dzelve-Krona bog is located near Saulkrasti. During the hike you will be able to see the world of moss, small pine trees, deep pools, tiny dark lakes and smell wild rosemary. If you are lucky, you will hear cranes further away and, if you look closely, you will see the the carnivorous plant of sundew. Great place to try a swim in one of the pools. The area of the nature reserve is 2133 ha.

The trail is not marked in nature and is not intended for walking without a “Bog-shoeing” guide.

Trekking boots with waterproof membrane or rubber boots are required.

Features and amenities

Skill
Moderate hiking is usually suitable for beginners who want a little challenge. There will be some obstacles in the area, such as fallen trees or wrecks. The route is usually 4-7 km long. Suitable for older people with active lifestyle and children aged 8-10 years.

Distance

~ 5 km

Duration

~ 4 hours

Location

47 km from Riga at (Poligons bus stop on the P6)

Season/s

All year

Condition

A natural raised bog (85%), forest trails (15%)

Languages spoken

English, Russian, Latvian

Guided group prices (EUR)

Groups smaller than 8 persons, 160,00EUR per group

Groups of 8 or more, 20,00EUR per person

Getting there

It’s best to go by car. Click on the link to open the destination coordinates in the navigation application when using waze or google maps or using coordinates 57.237078, 24.459407

What to bring

You should wear comfortable clothes and footwear. Take swimwear and camera with you. And don`t forget high spirits!

NB! For groups we can design a private programme that best suits your wishes, time limits and budget!