Ruka Summer Adventure

Lapland in summer
Lakeside Guesthouse
European brown bears
Hiking, biking and rafting

Lapland has long been thought of as a winter destination, where northern lights, plentiful snow and a multitude of winter activities combine to fill your days. But when the snows have melted away, and the long lazy days of summer arrive, a whole new playground becomes accessible.

Outline Itinerary

1. Arrive Finland, transfer to Ruka. Overnight at Papin Talo Guesthouse for up to 7 nights on a half board basis.
2 - 7. Daily activities including:
• River Rafting
• Bear watching tour (June to August)
• Independent hiking in Oulanka National Park
• Landscape Safari with RZR Buggy
• Use of mountain bikes, canoes, boats and SUP Boards
• Finnish Sauna Experience
8. Transfer to Kuusamo airport to depart Finland.


4 days from £930 per person
6 days from £1085 per person
8 days from £1235 per person

Departure Dates

01 June to 30 September

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Discover the delights of Kuusamo and Ruka, where Lapland begins, during the summer months when the days are long, the wilderness green and nature is at its very best.

Stay at the beautiful Iisakki Village on the shores of Lake Rukajärvi, just a 10-minute drive from Ruka. Papin Talo Guesthouse will be your home away from home and with its relaxed Finnish ambiance and tasty home-cooked fare you may not want to leave. But, outside there is so much to discover as you spend your days hiking independently in the Oulanka National Park and exploring at your own leisure with Fat Bike and canoe rentals. Guided trips are also included with rafting on the Kitkajoki river, an ATV landscape safari and the highlight for all wildlife enthusiasts will surely be an opportunity to witness the European brown bear in its natural environment from the safety of a hide.

Whether you are travelling as a couple or a family you may choose to stay at Papin Talo from between 3 and 7 nights, without compromising on the activities included. You may also choose to combine your wilderness adventure with the urban delights of Helsinki on a city stopover.

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Price is based on 2 persons travelling and sharing a room and is dependent on travel dates and length of stay. Please contact us for more specific pricing.

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