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From Ruka: Snowshoeing in Oulanka National Park

From Ruka: Snowshoeing in Oulanka National Park

After meeting up with our guide we drive to Juuma village. This snowshoe hike takes us to the most beautiful part of Kuusamo and Oulanka national park, The little bears trail. We will hike next to the river Kitka with snowshoes and see the famous Myllykoski old mill next to the roaring waters. Next to the water we may see white throated dippers or otters having fun in the flowing water and snow. The white throated dipper is a famous among the locals, this bird stays in Oulanka over the winter and eats food from under the water. If you are lucky you can see it jumping into the stream and back up. This winter scenery will surely take your breath away. Hiking distance is about 4-5 kms and during the program we will have a coffee break with sandwiches.

Ruka: Riisitunturi National Park.

Ruka: Riisitunturi National Park.

We will pick you up at the agreed place in the Ruka or Kuusamo area and leave for Posio to reach the Riisitunturi. Once you arrive at the car park we will give you all the necessary information to best carry out the activity. We will tell you about the Park, the beautiful places we will encounter and the possibility of seeing animals such as lynx, rabbits, reindeer, foxes, squirrel. We are expert tour operators for excursions and mindfulness in Lapland. We work as a couple Alfredo, a 45-year-old Italian and his 48-year-old Finnish wife Tuulia, both of whom speak Italian,English, Finnish. We are much experienced tour leader for excursions to National Park Riisitunturi. I have known the nature of Lapland for many years, all its most important National Parks having visited them hundreds of times. On my excursions the groups are guided very carefully and advised on the clothing to bring, I often personally organize a snack near a fire. I love all of Finland and its nature which is now second home for me. Nation full of breathtaking lakes and parks to visit. The thing that matters most to us is to make the tourist experience life by making him feel at ease, by letting him know the culture and how the local people live. In our excursions there are also small moments of mindfulness, to make the activity even more pleasant, helping customers achieve total physical and mental well-being. Tuulia expert life coach with many years of experience and Alfredo expert in safety on group excursions in the Arctic Circle.

River rafting through the National Park

River rafting through the National Park

At the safaris center you get the equipment for this adventure and then you go to Juuma together with your guide. There you will get the safety instructions for the rafting, so you are completely prepared for this great adventure. You start with the 3 best rapids in Finland (categories II-IV). Afterwards there is a short walk to the Jyrävä waterfall where you can see the empty rafts come down. The rest of the rafting tour is relaxing though the beautiful rocky canyon of the Oulanka National Park. You will take a break where you can grill sausages, get a sweet bun and coffee or tea.

Ruka: Oulanka National Park Kìutaköngäs

Ruka: Oulanka National Park Kìutaköngäs

We are tour operators who are experts in hiking and raising awareness in Lapland. We work as a couple Alfredo, a 45 year old Italian and his wife Tuulia, a 48 year old Finnish, both speak Italian, English and Finnish. We have known Oulanka National Park and all the national parks in Lapland very well for many years, having visited them hundreds of times with groups. In Oulanka we will walk along a circular route of about 5 km, along the way we will see unique and heavenly places with waterfalls of frozen rivers. In this park there is an ancient enclosure, which is still used today, where we will explain the life of the reindeer. On our excursions the groups are guided with great attention and safety, and advised on the clothing to bring. There will also be short mindfulness sessions along the way. The important thing is to give the tourist a unique experience, making them feel at ease, introducing them not only to the park, but also to the culture and way of life of the local populations. Tuulia is an expert life coach with many years of experience and Alfredo is an expert in safety on group excursions in the Arctic Circle

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