Route difficulty

Easy

Whole distance

29 km

20 km by lakes / 9 km by rivers / 1st day – 15 km / 2nd day – 14 km

It's best to start your journey from our boat base in Palūšė.

Ignalina district, Utena county

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Start - Finish place

Train station

Campsite

Route

Resort

No stopping

Two day route The Big Circle day 1 Description

You start at Lūšys lake, then you go through Meoronos stream – Dringykštis lake – Dumblynė stream – Dringys lake until you reach a campsite in the Juodakumpis bay nto far from Vaišiūnai village. Dringis is one of the largest(3rd by size) lakes in Aukštaitija National Park.

From there on agreed time we will transport you to Baluošas lake. In that lake you can visit an island with a it’s own lake or visit ethnographic village Šuminai where “Tadas Blinda” movie was shot. After Baluošas lake you swim through Baluošykštis lake – Skregždą stream – Srovinaitis lake – Srovė river until you reach Ginučiai village with an old watermill. You’ll need to carry your kayaks across the road, it is recommended to visit XIX century mill’s museum. There is a shop, cafe and a place to bathe with below a waterfall.

After you stop you swim to Almajas lake in which when you find a campsite stay there for a night. If you still have some extra stregth left, you can visit beekeeping museum in Stripeikiai village.

Two day route The Big Circle day 2 Description

Go to Almaja river through Almajas lake. Later enter Asėka stream and row through it to Linkmenas lake. Don’t miss your opportunity to visit Likmenai mound, where in times of crusaders stood wooden castle. We recommend to visit Ladakalnis ,the sight from the hill is very beautiful, you can see 6 different lakes: Asėkasm Linkmenas, Alksnaitis, Alksnas, Pakasas and Ukojas.

After that swim through Unkstis stream to reach Asalnykštis lake where you’ll see tallest island in the Lithuania – Gimžiškė. before you enter Asalnas lake, visit Puziniškis Oak. After Asalnas you’ll get to Lūšiai lake where you’ll find finish at our boat base. For those who wants more fun after that we can offer paddle baording.

Discout for organizers

For organizers who rent more than 5 kayaks gets 100% discount for themself.

Discount for groups

Discount for bigger groupsand students

Want to rent kayaks? Not sure which route is the best for you? Feel free to call us +370 698 32207 or click on the button

Safety rules in water

Wear life jacket while rowing;

Don't go into water with bare feet;

Don't jump into water if you don't know the depth and bottom;

Don't row if you are not sober!

How to use kayak

Don't push the back of kayak seat, because it can break at bottom construct hinges. The price of a new bottom construct is - 45€

Don't sit on the horizontally folded seat, because it can break. The price of a new seat back is - 25€

Don't use your paddle as a lever or perch, because it can break. The price of a new paddle is - 40€

Don't pull a kayak on a rough surfaces, because it's keel will wear thin. The price of a new kayak is - 600€

After a journey, please, return all of teh inventory and put it into kayak!

CLEAN!!!

Collect all the trash you can find on the trip and we will make sure they end up where they should.