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Escape to Nature

1 night, 2 days
from 490 €
This is a one-night and two-day hike into the middle of pure Lappish nature. Your guide will take you away from the crowds into the fells, forests and bogs. Come and enjoy the tranquility and beauty of the nature in Lapland!
The hike will take us through diverse and beautiful landscapes varying from fell tops to bogs and old taiga forests. The terrain will be easy and we will follow a ready path. We will spend the night by a clear-water lake and get familiar with nature, how to move around and get by there. 

The hike is meant for people who would like to try hiking and spend an overnight surrounded by nature. The hike will be about 20 kilometers long with an overnight in a tent. The meals will be prepared by an open fire or on a camping stove.

There will be a chance to try fishing in the middle of the breathtaking and clean nature. The potential catch will be cooked over the open fire. There will also be opportunities to do berry picking and enjoy other things that the Lappish nature provides.  

The hike begins from the banks of the river Äkäsjoki. We will then continue to lake Pyhäjärvi to spend the night there. You will be spending the night in a tent, wrapped up nicely in a warm sleeping bag. There is no electricity or running water available on campsites but just the stillness, silence and clean air.

During the evening your guide will tell stories about his own treks such as the one where he trekked alone for more than 750 km across eight different wilderness areas in Northern Finland.

On the following day we will conquer the top of the Aakenustunturi fell and then enjoy a lunch there. The route will take us to a nearby road where we will finish our hike.  

Please note, that we will carry backpacks that weigh about 20 kg for 10 kilometers per day up and down the fells. The weather can be unpredictable changing from sunny to heavy rains and strong winds. The temperatures can vary from very cool (zero degrees) to fairly hot (25 degrees Celcius).   

Quick facts

  • Escape to Nature
  • Ylläs, Lapland, Finland
  • 1 night, 2 days
  • 15 Jun 2020 - 30 Sep 2020
  • Autumn, summer
  • English
  • Arctic Flavours, Sweat & Adrenaline, Wellbeing & Nature
Price from: 490

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Where it happens

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Lapland, Finland

Ylläs is located 150 km north of the Arctic Circle in Lapland. The Ylläs Fell rises between Ylläsjärvi and Äkäslompolo, two authentic Lappish villages. The seven fells of the area offer a year-round wonderland. In the beautiful and popular Pallas-Yllästunturi National Park you can breathe in the cleanest air in the entire world and do a bunch of nature activities in a gorgeous nature setting.  

Address: Kurunkolo 5 , 95970 Äkäslompolo

Detailed Information

 - Transportation from Kolari or Kittilä areas  
- All camping gear. These include: the tent, sleeping mattresses, sleeping bags, camping stoves, backpacks, rain poncho, fishing gear and permits 
- Main meals: breakfast (x 1), lunch (x 2) and dinner (x 1) for two days.   
There will be a transportation arranged from Kolari or Kittilä.
Traveling in the destination area is not completely unobstructed depending on reduced mobility or other disability. Please contact our customer care if needed and read more.
 - Appropriate outdoor clothing: thermal underwear, trousers, preferably a rainproof jacket, hiking boots, warm sweater for breaks, a second set of clothing in case everything gets wet  
- Snacks: chocolates, nuts etc.  
- Travel insurance

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