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Finnish Wilderness Week

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Finnish Wilderness Week - Exodus Travels
Finnish Wilderness Week - Exodus Travels
Excellent
135 reviews
Starts
Kuusamo
Destinations
+2
Ends
Kuusamo
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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
Age range
16 to 99 year olds
Max Group Size
20
Travel style
Adventure, Multi-sport, Christmas & New Year
Start and end in Kuusamo! With the adventure tour Finnish Wilderness Week, you have a 8 day tour package taking you through Kuusamo, Finland and 2 other destinations in Finland. Finnish Wilderness Week includes accommodation as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

135 Reviews

  • Finnish Wilderness Week reviewer 1
    Written on May 3, 2013
    5.0 - Excellent

    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.... Read more

  • Finnish Wilderness Week reviewer 2
    Written on April 26, 2013
    5.0 - Excellent

    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 recommend... Read more

  • Finnish Wilderness Week reviewer 3
    Written on April 17, 2013
    5.0 - Excellent

    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... Read more

  • Finnish Wilderness Week reviewer 4
    Written on March 23, 2013
    5.0 - Excellent

    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... Read more

  • Finnish Wilderness Week reviewer 5
    Written on March 19, 2013
    4.0 - Good

    My holiday starts with the planning. I wanted an experience.

  • Finnish Wilderness Week reviewer 6
    Written on March 19, 2013
    5.0 - Excellent

    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 than... Read more

  • Finnish Wilderness Week reviewer 7
    Written on March 18, 2013
    4.0 - Good

    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 night Â... Read more

  • Finnish Wilderness Week reviewer 8
    Written on March 17, 2013
    4.0 - Good

    I really enjoyed the weeks activities, I had been concerned about my fitness levels before I went on the trip but as the sessions were usually half a day this was not a problem. All the activities were well supervised and mostly well organised although as... Read more

  • Finnish Wilderness Week reviewer 9
    Written on March 10, 2013
    5.0 - Excellent

    Such a beautiful winter paradise. Just point your camera in any direction and click.A great range of fun activities. What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?The magic of the wonderland of the Oulanka national park. Husky sledding  - the amazing... Read more

  • Finnish Wilderness Week reviewer 10
    Written on March 4, 2013
    5.0 - Excellent

    Great week that allowed the group to be as active as they wished. Amazing food and lovely, warm accommodation. What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?Too many although the memory of trekking through the forest at night to make and throw a... Read more

Itinerary

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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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  • Finland with Exodus Travels
  • Basecamp Oulanka with Exodus Travels
  • Western Europe Travel Guide
Finland with Exodus Travels

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Location
Start and end in Kuusamo.
Hold my space
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Deposit
TourRadar only requires a deposit of 20% to confirm this Exodus Travels booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 14 February 2019 the full payment of $2,095 is necessary.
Cancellation policy
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $2095 for Finnish Wilderness Week, but the deposit of 20% is non-refundable.
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Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 110 km.
  • Kuusamo (Finland)
  • 54 km
  • Oulanka (Finland)
  • 33 km
  • Ruka (Finland)
  • 23 km
  • Kuusamo (Finland)

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