Welcome to the easternmost wilderness in Europe!

Europe’s easternmost wilderness is located in eastern Finland, and it offers a unique setting for staying outdoors and learning bushcraft skills. The diverse nature, watercourses and animals form an unforgettable environment for experiencing nature in its most truly wild form.


Experience pure nature, true peace and quiet, and the miracles of four distinct seasons, with safe and professional guidance.


Karu Survival is the leading company specialising in teaching bushcraft skills and small group leadership in eastern Finland.


Karu Survival helps its clients experience nature at its best, following the principles of sustainable development, and without damaging the environment.


Karu Bushcraft

Karu Hiking Trips and Expeditions

Karu Instructors


“Nature must remain a wilderness, as it defines who we are and who we need to be.”

- Zachris Topelius (1818–1898), Finnish author and journalist