Route difficulty

Easy

Whole distance

16.5 km

1.5 km by lakes / 15 km by rivers

Your journey starts in Vaidziuškė village near bridge, near Baluošas lake.

Ignalina district, Utena county

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Start - Finish place

Train station

Campsite

Route

Resort

No stopping

One day route Baluošas – Ginučiai – Palūšė description

You need to swim 200 m in a short stream after crossing a white concrete bridge until you enter Baluoskystis lake. At the end of the lake on the left you’ll see Skrezda stream flowing out, it’s length only 1 km before entering Srovinaitis lake. In that lake keep on the right until you see Ginuciai village with 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.

You’ll continue your journey downstream a Srovė river for a 2.5 km until you get to Asėkas lake. There is a lot of fish in this lake. Keep  your right and after 800 m  you should see Dumblis river outflow. Careful, this river is deep, but only 800 m length. After you enter Linkmenas lake you’ll see Ladakalnis just in front of you. the sight from the hill is very beautiful, you can see 6 different lakes: Asėkasm Linkmenas, Alksnaitis, Alksnas, Pakasas and Ukojas.

When you enter Linkmenas keep your left and after 700 m you’ll enter second section of Dumblis river where you’ll cross a wooden bridge. After 600 m  you’ll reach Asalnykstis lake, keep your left between a shore and Gimžiškė island(one of the highest islands in Lithuania).  After a 400 m  you’ll enter a channel connecting Asalnykštis with Asalnas lake. On the left you’ll see Puzinškis village, we recommend to visit Puzinškis Oak. After that swim through Asalnas lake on it’s right, +2.5 km and you’ll enter 1 km length strait, which connects Asalnas and Lūšiai lakes. On the left Meironiai village, on yout right Pabiržė peninsula. After entering Lūšiai lake on the left you’ll see Palūšė village, row for a 1.5 km until you reach our boat base, where you finish your journey. If you want some extra fun we can rent paddle baords or boats to swim in Lušiai lake.

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.