Way of traveling:
Duration of the route:
Dirt road: 10%
Forest path: 80%
3-4 hour 10 km hiking route that starts in Palūšė.
The major part of the route is forest and meadow paths.
At Aukštaitija National Park Visitor Centre, turn right and head East towards Ignalina. At the end of the village, you will see the beach and parking-lot on the left side of the road. Cross the parking lot and go towards the forest. Turn left after crossing the bridge and proceed along the lakeshore towards Meironys. After 800 m starts the sculpture park. It ends just before the village Meironys. At the paved road, turn right. Go along the paved road for 1 km. Having reached the neck between the lakes of Dringykštis and Taramas you will see a gravel road on your left leading to Gaveikėnai. Go along this gravel road for about 1.2 km. After coming out to the outskirts of the forest, you will see old farms on the right side of the road. After 100 m you will reach a crossroad. Keep to the left side of the road and go along the paved road through the village. This road leads to Gaveikėnai watermill. After passing the mill dam, go along the narrow paved road until you reach the main road. Turn right and after 100 m turn to the small byway on the left. Shortly, it turns into a path and dives to the woods. Go along this path for approximately 1.5 km until you reach the village of Strigailiškis. Having reached the gravel road, turn right and go South along the Kalvos Street for about 500 m until you reach the main Strigailiškis Street. After 250 m, it makes a sharp left turn, however, the route goes straight along the Centras Street. At this crossroad, on your right there is a Fisheries Museum. After 250 metres down the Centras Street you will reach the main road. Turn left and after 100 m, turn right at the crossroad. Next to the road is a pedestrian and bicycle trail which leads up to Palūšė.