What makes Belarusian wilderness so exceptional is the number of bogs around the country: they cover about 7% of the land! Here is a guided tour to the most picturesque upland bog of Belarus – Yelnya.
Have you ever walked at the bog? It is worth trying! The bog is an absolutely unique ecosystem, which plays an important role in cleaning the air of whole Europe. Our tour will take you to the most picturesque bog in Belarus - Yelnya.
During the hike, you will learn more about the “lungs” of Europe, their inhabitants, such as sundew, cotton grass, sphagnum, goddess and others. In summer, we strongly recommend you to have a swim in famous peat lakes: it is absolutely amazing! It will not only soft your skin and strength your health, but will also be an exciting part of your travel experience.
Depending on a season, you can watch waders or cranes. If you are interested in a specialized birdwatching tour at the bog - let us know, we can provide that as well.