Source: Mart Vares
The time of early spring floods is known as the fifth season in the Riisa Village in Soomaa. There isn't enough room in the river basins of the Rivers Halliste, Raudna and their tributaries for the water from the melting snow and so it floods the floodplain meadows and even the floodplain forests. This is an interesting time, the beginning of the water hiking season when you can go about canoeing in the forest. The biggest floods are late March and early April.
We organise regular canoeing trips every day in the forests, meadows and rivers of Soomaa during the flood period. You can join the guided group at a certain time every day.
We did two different trips with Soomaa. The first was a night canoe trip on the Raudna River that began at 7:30 and lasted two hours. Aivar was a wonderful guide in our canoe. We began with a bit of...
My friend and I went for this wonderful night trip in sooma national park. It was terrific! Our guide picked us up at our accommodation and helpd us get mosquito spray (which was found to be great...
This was truly a magnificent experience, to be in the canoe of 3, in the middle of a late night and glide through the river almost 7 km. Aivar Ruukel and his team are doing a splendid job, creating...
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