I agree to be a responsible traveller and to act in accordance with the following guidelines.
WHEN EXPLORING NEW PLACES
I will respect nature and leave the environment as I found it.
I take rubbish with me.
I will keep pets contained.
I PREFER SIGNPOSTED ROUTES
and walk with purpose, respecting others and nature.
I respect restricted and private areas.
I CAMP ONLY IN AUTHORIZED AREAS
I will not wash myself or dishes in the lake.
I act in accordance with the rules of wilderness cabins and campsites.
I FAVOUR RECYCLING
by favouring recyclable products and sorting my rubbish.
I use as few disposable products as possible.
I SAVE THE ENVIRONMENT
by informing hotel cleaning staff that towels and sheets do not need to be changed daily.
I am also careful in water consumption.
I turn off unnecessary appliances and lights when I leave the room to save electricity.
TAKE THE PLEDGE OF LAKE SAIMAA
Be a responsible traveller and take the Pledge of Lake Saimaa. Encourage your loved ones to take the same pledge.