Shamanic Wilderness Expedition – Finland

An expedition led by Chris Lüttichau and Petri Leinonen

This is a unique 10 day hiking trip in Finnish wilderness, with teachings that combine wilderness survival skills, nature awareness and shamanism.

We will hike through untouched wilderness, primordial forest, marshlands, and drink from crystal clear lakes and rivers. Teachings will be shared sitting around campfires.

The areas we will explore are rich in wildlife, including bears, wolves, lynx, wolverines, ospreys, eagles, rough legged buzzards, falcons, cranes and Siberian jays. There is an interesting variety of flora, with fruits such as cloudberries, blueberries, and crowberries, which are delicious and should be ripe at the time.

We will walk from log cabin to log cabin, and the luggage will be transported for us, so that we don’t need to carry heavy backpacks, just daypacks with lunch. Food will be provided at the cabins or guesthouses, along with room for shared accommodation. There will be saunas along the way.

The expedition is also a journey into the core of shamanism through working with nature. You will learn methods of walking to access shamanic states of consciousness: a traditional practise amongst native people. There will be a short, overnight vision quest as part of the trip, as well as teachings on shamanic meditation.

The expedition will be led by Chris Luttichau and Petri Leinonen.
Petri is a professional international wilderness guide. He will teach wilderness survival skills, and provide tasty cooking. Chris Lüttichau is an experienced wilderness hiker and group leader. Chris and Petri have had many years experience leading wilderness expeditions together in Finnish Lapland.

August 2025, Finland

with Chris Lüttichau and Petri Leinonen

Bookings for this trip will begin when details are confirmed via our mailing list. Please sign up below.


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