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Finnish Wilderness Week - Exodus Travels
8 days

Finnish Wilderness Week

Start and end in Kuusamo
Tour Operator:
Exodus Travels
Max group size:
20
Age range:
16 to 99
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
33288
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Highlights

  • Go snowshoeing in Oulanka National Park
  • Spend the day skiing in Ruka
  • Dogsled the Riisitunturi woods
  • Build your own quinzee snow shelter

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Itinerary

Start and end in Kuusamo! With the Adventure tour Finnish Wilderness Week, you have a 8 days tour package taking you through Kuusamo, Finland and 2 other destinations in Finland. Finnish Wilderness Week includes accommodation, an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Start Basecamp Oulanka.
  2. Day 2: Snowshoe hike in Oulanka National park walking through snow-caked trees and along the Kitka River
  3. Day 3: Cross-country skiing in the morning heading down to the Juuma lake; free afternoon.
  4. Day 4: Half-day dogsledding instruction and tour (about 10km) in Riisitunturi National Park; optional ice climbing.
  5. Day 5: Free day in Ruka; morning option of snowmobile safari; afternoon option of downhill skiing
  6. Day 6: Wilderness skills including quinzee building and fire-making; optional night in the quinzee.
  7. Day 7: Optional activities including ice climbing, dogsledding, or unguided cross-country skiing; dinner around a campfire.
  8. Day 8: End Basecamp Oulanka.
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  • Overall Rating
    Excellent
    4.6
  • Itinerary
    Excellent
    4.7
  • Guide
    Excellent
    5.0
  • Transport
    Excellent
    4.7
  • Accommodation
    Excellent
    4.7
  • Food
    Excellent
    5.0
  • 4.4
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  • HB
    · February 10th, 2020
    An absolutely amazing week with a great bunch of people. The staff were fantastic and enthusiastic. We had a lot of activities planned but also plenty of free time to explore as we wanted or to relax. Would strongly recommend to anyone interested in... Show more
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    Trip date: February 2020
  • Finnish Wilderness Week reviewer 2
    · December 20th, 2019
    The Finnish wilderness week was sensational from start to ‘Finnish’ . Brilliant staff at Basecamp, lovely clean facilities, great food. Activities were fun, great balance between activities and free time that allowed opportunity to just relax in the... Show more
    Trip date: December 2019
  • Finnish Wilderness Week reviewer 3
    · April 15th, 2019
    Alternate accommodations were made for us at the Logging Lodge / Oulangan maja due to gi illness at basecamp. Overall, Martii organized a very good trip, food was great, everyday we did something different. Ismo and Elina were wonderful to work with... Show more
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    Trip date: April 2019
  • A
    · May 3rd, 2013
    A fantastic holiday really enjoyed all the activities especially the Huskys and the Quinze Building (felt like a real achievement to build and sleep in it). The surrounding area was beautiful and it felt like a real break to re charge batteries.... Show more
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  • A
    · April 26th, 2013
    Great week in the finish wilderness with so much snow. Eventhough we stayed at the same place for one week, there was no boredom: every day we did new activities and got to know the area from a different perspective! Perfect winterholiday, would... Show more
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  • A
    · April 17th, 2013
    Fantastic week in an absolutely stunning landscape. A great mix of winter activities - definitely something for everyone!What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?I enjoyed the whole range of activities we did throughout the week. Husky dog... Show more
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  • A
    · March 23rd, 2013
    A holiday that`s completely different-the furthest North I`ve ever been-close to Arctic circle, fantastic scenery and climate- great activities, aching in every muscle when i got home, so I know it`s been a good holiday!What was the most inspirational... Show more
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  • A
    · March 19th, 2013
    Very varied trip. The chance to try out a variety of winter skills in stunning scenery. Oh! And Northern Lights.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?The dog sledding trip through a wonderful forest was the highlight for me - even better... Show more
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  • A
    · March 19th, 2013
    My holiday starts with the planning. I wanted an experience.
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  • A
    · March 18th, 2013
    Great winter holiday away from the madding crowds with lots of new experiences and activities to tryWhat was the most inspirational moment of your trip?Husky sledding through the snow-clad treesAn amazing Northern Lights display before spending the... Show more
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Finnish Wilderness Week
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  • Currency
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  • Plugs & Adapters

    As a traveller from USA, Canada, England, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa you will need an adaptor for types C, E, F.

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    • Tick-borne encephalitis - Recommended for Finland. Ideally 6 months before travel.
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