Latvia River Boating and Hemp Tasting Tour

Tour Type

Boating Tour

Tour Duration

~10,5 Hours


Vidzeme - North Latvia

Tour Season

May - October

Spend the day tour in Latvia by slowly boating down the river and taste local Latvian food at the hemp farm. listen to interesting hemp farmer stories and taste the local food, final product yourself of this hemp farm. Spectacular canoeing tour afterwards on a small river that goes trought the wilderness of Latvia will help you to relax in the quiet environment.

About The Tour

Tour Description

Canoeing, hemp tasting and day out on the countryside of Latvia is what this tour is all about. Day out of the city on the countryside of Latvia to taste localy made hemp products and to enjoy the tranquil nature of Latvia while padling down the picturesque river that goes trough the forests, fields and passes by beautiful sandstone cliffs.

Learn about history of hemp as well as growing and working with this culture from past until the modern day

Tour Highlights

  • Visit hemp farm and discover hemp making process
  • Hemp grown in Latvia is processed in various ways. Resistant ropes can be made from hemp fiber and seeds can be used to make a finished dressing, which is very healthy and tastes good together with rye bread.

    Farm owner and his lady very kindly welcomes guests, now also from different countries of the world.

    Farmer will introduce you with history of the farm, with the hemp cultivation and application. You will see ancient household items and tools exhibited in the yard.

    Guests are welcome to participate in the hemp dressing tasting and mead barley malt milling.

  • Enjoy nature of Latvia while canoeing the Salace river
  • Because of the beautiful views Salaca river is one of the most popular rivers for boating in Latvia.

    Sights of steep sandstone cliffs, caves, great trees and stones can be seen while boating down the river.

    It will be possible to stop and explore nature park which offers breathtaking nature sights.

    Before we will begin you will have instructions, you will receive waterproof bags and lifejackets. Total duration of this boating trip is ~3 hours including stops on the way. Salace river is wide enough and without big barriers so also beginners can do this canoeing tour.

Additional information

  • Duration of the canoeing is ~3 hours.
  • We recommend to bring with you: Rain coat (poncho) and extra pair of shoes and socks
  • The tour operates in all weather conditions, please dress according to the weather and wear proper shoes for walking.
  • This tour is not recommended for people with limited mobility.

Map of the tour

Tour Price and Booking

From 60 EUR*
Price includes:
  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • Transportation
  • Guide
  • Hemp tasting
  • Boats
  • Lifejackets
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About this region of Latvia - Vidzeme

The Wild Side of North Latvia

Vidzeme (Northern Latvia)