Cēsis - Sigulda
Seasonality: all seasons
Complexity: suitable for beginners and all kind of boats
Two day leisure route down the Gauja river national park section. The classic Gauja river route.
The river is mostly calm in this route, however you'll experience several swifter stretches as well. No rapids or serious obstacles though. It is pretty safe in sumer season, especially if you're equipped correspondingly.
Landmarks Raiskuma clifs, Zvanu clifs, Vilkaiza jorCīrulīšu clifs, Līgavas cave, Vāļu mountains, Kvēpene - castlemaountain, cave and spring, Briedīšu, Teņņu, Leimaņu, Edernieku, Ķūķu, Līņu, Spriņģu outcrops - almost all the famous Gauja sandstone outcrops you'll see there.
Photo: Spriņģu outcrop
There are Ligatne nature trails near Ligatne (if you have time to walk)
Turaidas castle - meaningful landmark when you approach Sigulda.