A great adventure to Taivalköngäs with the packraft, a guided hike following the Bear trail. Duration 5 hours.
During this adventure, you will enjoy the stunning scenery of one of Finland's best known hiking trails the Karhunkierros, see the magnificent Taivalköngäs in the Oulanka National Park, cross three suspension bridges and explore the unique Oulanka River. At the same time, the use of the packraft and full instruction of inflating, packing and kayaking skills will be explained.
You will meet your guide at the Oulanka Visitor Center who will properly equip you (helmet, pfd, packraft, paddle and dry bag), after which you hike the Bear Trail to Taivalköngäs. Everybody carries their own packraft and equipment during the trip. Hiking distance is about 8 kilometers. There is a lunch break at Taivalköngäs before the guide runs through the safety issues and basic kayaking skills. The guide will also show you on the beach, all the basic instructions on how to work with the packraft from inflating and launching onto the water. Canoeing starts under the Taivalköngäs and ends at the Visitor center.
Please bring along with you a drinking bottle and a change of dry clothes. In sunny weather, sunglasses and sunscreen are necessary.
Previous kayaking experience in not needed.
The price includes packraft, pfd, paddle, dry bag, snack, guide services, liability insurance, nature conservation fee and VAT.
95 € / person.
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