Snowshoeing in Finland

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4.9 Based on 24 Reviews
  • duration 8 days
  • tour type Small group Request as private
  • age requirement 16-95 yrs
  • max group size 12
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-7607
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
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  • Starts Basecamp Oulanka, Finland
  • Ends Basecamp Oulanka, Finland
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Break new trails in an idyllic winter landscape
  • Explore two national parks
  • Stay in cosy accommodation with a sauna and outdoor hot tub
  • Try downhill skiing and snowmobile safaris
Starting and ending in Basecamp Oulanka, the "Snowshoeing In Finland" trip is a guided northern lights tour that takes 8 days. You will travel through Riisitunturi National Park, Ruka and Basecamp Oulanka in Finland. "Snowshoeing In Finland" is a small group trip which includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

In the heart of the Finnish wilderness is the beautiful Oulanka National Park, a vast expanse of snow-laden pine trees, frozen lakes and waterfalls. There is no better way to explore this stunning setting than by strapping on a pair of snowshoes and heading out to break new trails. In the company of our expert leader, we take varied day tours in the surrounding area, including a visit to the spectacular Riisitunturi National Park.
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Start Basecamp Oulanka
  • Day 2: Introduction to snowshoeing with an easy hike in the national park
  • Day 3: Snowshoe walk over suspension bridge around Lake Jyravajarvi and Castle Rocks
  • Day 4: Transfer to Riisitunturi National Park; walk through a unique landscape to a viewpoint
  • Day 5: Free day in Ruka for optional activities
  • Day 6: Long snowshoe tour in Oulanka National Park following the Little Bear Trail
  • Day 7: Optional activities including snowmobiling and abseiling; farewell dinner
  • Day 8: End Basecamp Oulanka
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • All accommodation
Meals
  • All breakfasts, five lunches and seven dinners
Transport
  • All transport and listed activities
Guide
  • Local tour leaders throughout
Others
  • Snowshoes and poles
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Travel insurance
  • Single accommodation (available on request)
  • Visas or vaccinations
CUSTOMER REVIEWS
4.9 - Excellent
Based on 24 reviews
  • Anonymous
  • On Mar 24 2019
5 - Excellent
Fantastic fun in the snow
I was looking for a trip that I could go on with my wife who is not happy with camping and wishes to have some degree of comfort. This trip seemed to tick all the boxes with a great balance of activity, plenty downtime and a... Read more
  • Anonymous
  • On Feb 11 2019
4 - Very Good
Snowshoeing from Basecamp in Oulanka National Park
5 days very easy snowshoeing over well walked trails.The optional trips were good in particular the hire of a snowmobile in Ruka plus the short dog sledding experience at the Arctic Circle.Accommodation was basic but found that... Read more
  • Anonymous
  • On Apr 16 2017
5 - Excellent
Snow Shoeing and Much More
Finland is beautiful and Oulanka Basecamp a superb place to spend an active week. The facilities, equipment, food, activities and above all the staff - for whom nothing was too much trouble and who all clearly loved their... Read more
  • Anonymous
  • On Apr 16 2017
5 - Excellent
snow shoeing in finland
this was a great week in the finnish wilderness at a very comfortable lodge with great food, the clothing we got was great quality and kept us warm. there was a huge range of things to do dog sleding , night snow shoeing which ... Read more
REQUEST A PRIVATE, CUSTOMIZABLE DEPARTURE By design, this is a group tour. You can however request a private, customized version of this tour for yourself or your private group of people. Private departures are usually more expensive, but come with these benefits:
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CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Snowshoeing in Finland tour. You can cancel the tour up to 93 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 92 days of departure.

Payment

For any tour departures within 23 May 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 23 May 2024, a deposit of 25% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 92 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Snowshoeing in Finland tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.

Visa

For this Snowshoeing in Finland tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s ‘Safe Travels’ stamp, which provides travellers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene protocols have been adhered to.
  • Group sizes are kept small to maintain a low risk ‘small group bubble’, with an average of 10 guests in each group.
  • Hygiene safety measures and distancing will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • Several COVID-19 distancing measures have been adopted on this package tour to keep travellers safe.
  • All travellers will be required to be fully vaccinated no less than two weeks prior to travel.
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