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7-Day Small-Group Winter Activity Tour in the Wilderness of Northeast Finland

7-Day Small-Group Winter Activity Tour in the Wilderness of Northeast Finland
Duration:
7 days
From:
USD 1357.43
This 7-day all-inclusive tour is an ideal break for those who wish to experience the northern winter, get to know the culture, possibly witness the dance of the Northern Lights and be active surrounded by the winter wonderland. Your accommodation, the Wilderness Lodge and the reindeer that you will be looking after as part of the tour provide an authentic Finnish setting for you to discover a way of life and spend an active, yet leisured holiday in the backwoods of Finland.

8-Day Small-Group Summer Activity Tour in the Wilderness of Northeast Finland

8-Day Small-Group Summer Activity Tour in the Wilderness of Northeast Finland
Duration:
8 days
From:
USD 1431.27
This 8-day all inclusive summer activity tour is designed for those who wish to do things the local way, enjoy and connect with the nature and the Northern wilderness and get to participate in the most enjoyable and recreating outdoor activities such as hiking, canoeing, fishing and camping in the forest. Most of the nights will be spent in authentic, off-grid cabins situated only one kilometer away from the Russian border. Here you will get to feed the reindeer, go in the wood-heated sauna and simply be exposed to the stillness of this remote wilderness. Tasting the wild edibles found in the surrounding forests and being accompanied by a local guide are important aspects on this tour.

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Kuusamo things to do

Things to do in Kuusamo if you have a Kuusamo Airport Layover or Extended Kuusamo Airport Stopover


If you have an extended layover at the Kuusamo Airport or staying in town, why not consider getting out with some fun activities? We list a few here and there are many more on Kuusamo.LayoverIdeas.com.


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Ruka Ski Centre


Ruka is one of the biggest ski centres in Finland. Ruka is situated in the municipality of Kuusamo and is its main tourist attraction. In Ruka village, there is no need for cars. In the Ruka Pedestrian Village you can walk to the slopes from the hotels without any crossings. Kuusamo Airport is located about 27 kilometres from Ruka (Rukatunturi, in Finnish).

Karhunkierros Trail


Kuusamo Airport is connected (by bus) to the most popular hiking trail in Finland: Karhunkierros (also known as the trail of the bear). The 80 kilometre long trail leads through two beautiful national parks, though there are also several shorter variations of the trail. The trail is easily accessible from the Kuusamo Airport with a bus that takes you to the beginning of the trail. Although the difficulty level is quite easy, you should still be prepared with a decent map and enough food. Water is not a problem, as there are plenty of rivers that have clean and drinkable water. There are several open wilderness huts (autiotupa), where you can stay for free. The huts tend to get full during peak season (end of June to beginning of August), so you should consider bringing your own tent.

Kuusamon Uistin Factory Shop


Famous metal spoonbait manufacturer Kuusamon Uistin is located on Kuusamo, factory shop is located in the plant. Cafe.

Arctic Safari


An arctic safari is suitable for families and small groups. Options include snowmobile-, husky-, ice-fishing-, reideer sleigh-, snowshoe trekking and cross-country skiing safaris, canoeing, cycling, white water rafting and rowing trips.

Go Snowmobiling


Snowmobiling is very popular in Kuusamo, and there are hundreds of kilometres snowmobiling routes.

Watch the Northern Lights


You may be lucky enough to witness the northern lights, or Aurora Borealis, if you visit between October and April. Bundle up and look up at night.

Midnight Sun


If you plan your trip right, you may never see night. This is the land of the Midnight Sun. In Kuusamo, in the middle of summer, the golden sun hangs over the horizon and puts on a glorious show, turning the sky beautiful colours all night long.

As always, make sure you leave plenty of time to get back to the Kuusamo Airport in time for your connection and enjoy your layover city rather than whiling away the time leaning up against your luggage in the departures lounge.

Kuusamo Attractions

7-Day Small-Group Winter Activity Tour in the Wilderness of Northeast Finland

7-Day Small-Group Winter Activity Tour in the Wilderness of Northeast FinlandDuration:
7 days
From:
USD 1357.43
This 7-day all-inclusive tour is an ideal break for those who wish to experience the northern winter, get to know the culture, possibly witness the dance of the Northern Lights and be active surrounded by the winter wonderland. Your accommodation, the Wilderness Lodge and the reindeer that you will be looking after as part of the tour provide an authentic Finnish setting for you to discover a way of life and spend an active, yet leisured holiday in the backwoods of Finland.

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8-Day Small-Group Summer Activity Tour in the Wilderness of Northeast Finland

8-Day Small-Group Summer Activity Tour in the Wilderness of Northeast FinlandDuration:
8 days
From:
USD 1431.27
This 8-day all inclusive summer activity tour is designed for those who wish to do things the local way, enjoy and connect with the nature and the Northern wilderness and get to participate in the most enjoyable and recreating outdoor activities such as hiking, canoeing, fishing and camping in the forest. Most of the nights will be spent in authentic, off-grid cabins situated only one kilometer away from the Russian border. Here you will get to feed the reindeer, go in the wood-heated sauna and simply be exposed to the stillness of this remote wilderness. Tasting the wild edibles found in the surrounding forests and being accompanied by a local guide are important aspects on this tour.

Book Now

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Last Updated: 15 Nov 2016