Canoeing in Lithuania rivers by Druskininkai

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Canoeing in Lithuania and kayaking tours on the rivers of Dzukija National Park is a perfect holiday  attraction by Druskininkai. Some Lithuanian rivers are silent and shallow, others are rapid and curvy. We will find the right  Lithuanian canoeing route in Dzukija National Park which fits your company skills: either you are a family with  small children or a group of extreme lovers.

We will arrange the canoe rent and safety jackets.We will organize the transportation  and the whole kayaking tour in the wildness of Lithuanian nature at  Dzukija National Park. We always instruct and lead the group. Safety first! This Lithuania attraction could take from couple of hours up to a whole day or two. Let’s go for  kayaking in Lithuania! Let’s get wet!

Canoe tours in Druskininkai Lithuania

Baidarės Grūda -sodyba su baidarėmis - Dzūkijos uoga

Canoeing in Lithuania

Canoeing in Grūda at Dzukija National Park 

Grūda is quite narrow but fast current river of Dzukija National Park. It runs through forests and meadows. The most impressive part of Lithuanian canoeing at Grūda  river is the final section  when it joins Merkys. This part is recommended for advanced water tourists only.

Some most popular canoeing in Lithuania routes for Grūda:

– Darzeliai- Marcinkonys (around 2 canoeing hours)
– Marcinkonys- Kasetos (around 4-5 hours of canoeing)
– Kasetos-Puvociai (around 2-2,5 hours in canoes)

In dry season Grūda river gets very shelow and even impassable at some sections. You should always ask if the river is good for kayaking before  starting it.

If the weather is hot, canoeing could be a great Lithuania holidays attraction for families.If  the temperature is low, It’s a good idea to book a wood- fired banya after the canoeing tour.

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Kayaking tours in Druskininkai

Canoeing tours in Merkys river by Druskininkai

Merkys is a silent and quite shallow Lithuanian river in Dzukija National Park by Druskininkai. Kayaking tours in Merkys could be a good choice for  families with children or beginners of water tourism.Merkys river tours for families with kids under 12 years old  are  arranged with skilled local guides only.

The biggest part of this Lithuanian river runs through forests passing by  some villages on the way. It’s a great attraction for Druskininkai resort guests. Here comes some most popular Lithuania kayaking routes for Merkys river :

– Senoji Varena-Perloja (about 3 hours of kayaking)
– Perloja- Merkys/Skroblus confluence (about 5,5 hours in canoes)
– Delta of Ula – Merkys/Grūda confluence (about 1,5 kayaking hours )
– Merkys/Grūda confluence – A4 bridge over Merkys river (about 1,5 hours of rawing)
– Merkys/Skroblus confluence-Merkine (kayaking for about 2 hours)

Plaukimas baidarėmis Ūla su nakvyne - "Dzūkijos uoga"

Kayaking routes in Lithuania

Kayaking  in Ūla river

Ūla river is fast and one of the most beautiful Lithuanian rivers. The river banks are sandy and high, the  current is  strong –  so it’s a perfect choice for an advanced kayakers or canoe rowers.There are some camps and Lithuanian ethnographic villages on the route. Ūla runs through Dzukija National Park in Lithuania.

This Lithuanian river is very popular among local tourists – so the number of kayaking groups is strictly limited. You should get a permission to go kayaking on Ūla in Lithuania.Here comes the most popular Ūla river kayaking routes:

-Kasetos-Zervynos (around 4 hours of kayaking)
-Zervynnos-Trakiskiai (around 5 hours of rowing)
-Zervynos-Manciagire (around 2 kayaking hours)
-Manciagire-Trakiskiai (around 3 hours)
-Trakiskiai-Mardasavas -further on  Merkys river till Puvociai (around 4 hours)

Rafting in Lithuania around Druskininkai

Boat trip with kids in Druskininkai Lithuania - Dzūkijos uoga

There are no places for whitewater rafting in Lithuania. So rafts are mostly used for quiet family and friends rafting on silent Lithuanian rivers. Rafts are popular on Merkys and Nemunas rivers by Druskininkai Lithuania. On a hot summer day holiday makers do it instead of lying on the beach. It’s much better this way – you have the same  sun sun and water and in addition you get changing vivid views. Lithuania countryside home rentals “Dzukijos uoga”  can organize  family rafting on Merkys river with a full board.

Lithuania holiday villa “Dzukijos uoga” – your countryside accommodation with canoeing tours in Lithuania by Druskininkai. Go for holidays to Lithuania!




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