Finnish immersion between lakes and taiga

Duration : 6 days


Level : intermediate

from 1160 € / p. from 1 to 2 persons

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Come live the experience of outdoor living to the rhythm of an arctic and wild nature. During your stay, you will learn how to build a fire, fish your meal or glean the dessert in the woods. Three days of hiking and two days of canoeing are also on the program of this week to discover the surrounding national parks.

You will arrive at Kuusamo airport in Finland. After a short transfer by car, we will have to cross the lake of Lijärvi by boat or canoe to arrive on the island of Kaaperinsaari where is your authentic Finnish chalet.

Presentation of the program and convivial dinner around a fire will follow to get to know each other. During this week, you will discover 3 national parks and Mount Iivaara.

Nights in camp, sauna and swimming are also on the program.


Friluftsliv Day: An outdoor day around the island to learn about nature, gather berries and mushrooms, fish, build a shelter and light the fire to prepare the meal gleaned in the forest and in the lake.

Riisitunturi National Park: For this day, you will go up to fully measure the extent of the Finnish taiga. Tunuri means rounded mountain: the climb is so smooth and gives us time to observe the fauna and flora present in the park.

Hossa National Park: Two days of canoeing in autonomy to cross the recently created Hossa National Park. In the evening, bivouac in one of the many fire places in the park. You will prepare the fire caught fish during the day. Along the water you will discover the rich history of Hossa and its region.

Oulanka National Park: A day of hiking on the famous Kahrunkierros (Bear Trail) which overlooks the Kitkajoki River and crosses it through suspension bridges. The river is full of laces, punctuated by rapids and impassable waterfalls.

Iivaara: This morning, you will leave by boat from our chalet to join the start of the day's hike. Iivaara is a small mountain near the Russian border whose summit rises to 470 meters above sea level! On the route, you will cross three different forest environments: in one of them is a pretty beautiful shelter.

The price includes

  • Transport from Kuusamo (D1) to Kuusamo (D8)
  • Meals from D1 dinner to D8 breakfast
  • Supervision of activities by qualified professionals
  • Accommodation

The price does not include

  • Personal expenses
  • Flights
  • Cancelation insurance


Next departures :

No scheduled departure, but you can contact me to book your dates.

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