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Summer > Kayaking trip along the Teno to the Arctic Sea

Kayaking trip along the Teno to the Arctic Sea

See the spectacular scenery of Lapland from kayak

The River Teno is located on the border of Finland and Norway, leading to the Arctic Sea. In the autumn, the river shores turn into a spectacular display of reds and yellows from their summer green. Come with us and let this natural beauty take your breath away!

We arrange kayaking trips in the best season to enjoy the scenery, starting at River Teno along Karigasniemi all the way to the Arctic Sea. All in all, the trip is almost 200 km long, occurring downstream at a steady pace. During the trip, we’ll stop for lunch at the key locations: Ylaköngäs, ancient settlement, Sami bridge, Alakongas, the northernmost point in the EU and the Norwegian village of Tana, to name only few.

Best time to goFrom 1 September to 20 September, when the autumn colours are at their best.
TripKarigasniemi - Arctic Sea, approximately 200 km. Around 50 km kayaking per day depending on the weather and currents.
Duration6 days with 4 days of kayaking. The trip can be undertaken as a shorter version so that the starting point is closer to the Arctic Sea.
Cost980€ per person.
LevelIt would be useful to have some previous experience of kayaking. Beginners can also join the trip and, if necessary, parts of the trip can be made by car.
AccomodationKaretörmä
CateringHigh-fibre breakfast, energy-boosting lunch, dinner made from locally sourced produce, evening snack.

Itinerary

Arrival
Transport from Ivalo airport.
Route planning and equipment check at Lohisuvanto cottages, including testing the kayaks in the water.
Light supper and sauna
There is also an opportunity to do some shopping in the local supermarket.
Kayaking day 1: Karigasniemi - Nuvvus
54 km of kayaking
At a tipi-like hut, we will prepare blazed salmon. This is salmon cooked on the campfire in the Finnish style
Overnight stay in Lohisuvanto cottages
Sauna.
Kayaking day 2: Nuvvus - Utsjoki
48 km of kayaking
Reindeer farm visit
Reindeer supper
Overnight stay in Lohisuvanto cottages
Sauna.
Kayaking day 3: Utsjoki - Nuorgam
45 km of kayaking
Overnight stay in Lohisuvanto cottages, with BBQ, campfire pancakes and hot tub
At this point of the trip, you will be given the opportunity to tackle the rapids of Alakongas with the help of a guide. A sauna and hot tub will await after your accomplishment.
Kayaking day 4: Nuorgam - Arctic Sea
64 km of kayaking
Sightseeing and the opportunity to have your own meal in Norway
Overnight stay at Karetorma
Packing
Sauna.
Departure
Transport to the airport is provided. There is the opportunity to stay additional days in the Utsjoki area.
We provide you with:
A modern and ergonomic river kayak (Pyranha Fusion), a paddle, spray deck, and a flotation jacket or similar
Waterproof bag, neoprene gloves
Drinking water, food.
You will need to bring:
Waterproofs to wear under the flotation jacket (for example Goretex)
Suitable footwear (for example trainers)
Underwear and change of clothes
Waterproof headgear which will protect you from wind and possible rain (for example a neoprene hat)
Extra snacks such as chocolate, nuts or energy drinks
A drinking bottle.
We reserve the right to make changes to the outdoor programmes,
depending on the weather and the time of year.
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