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Cross-country Skiing in North Karelia

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 8 day(s)
Group Size: 6 - 12 people
Destination(s): Finland  
Specialty Categories: Skiing & Snowboarding  
Season: February - March
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 980 Euro (EUR)
Maximum Per Person Price: 980 Euro (EUR)

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrival at Karelian Guesthouse Puukarin Pysäkki, in Valtimo (about 150 km transfer from airport Kuopio). Dinner and getting to know the fellow-skiers.

Day 2: Getting to know the skies, skiing tour around Paalajanvaara in the afternoon, 8 km. Accommodation in Puukarin Pysäkki.

Day 3: Starting the tour by skiing through forests and fields and along lakes, 26 km. We grill sausages by the campfire on our pause. Accommodation in Laitalan Lomat.

Day 4: The house ski track of Laitalan Lomat, 16 km. Getting to know the reindeers of Laitala! Accommodation in Laitalan Lomat.

Day 5: Skiing along variable terrain to Guesthouse Pihlajapuu, 27 km. We make a pause inside in a farmhouse. Our host and hostess in the farmhouse are very nice and genuine Finnish persons. Accommodation from now on is at Pihlajapuu.

Day 6: Skiing tour from Pihlajapuu to Guesthouse Männikkölän Pirtti where we taste the famous Karelian pies of Ritva hostess. After a nice pause we continue our skiing tour to Bomba house. At Bomba we visit the main building with a souvenir shop. Most of the ski track is on the fourth biggest lake of Finland, Lake Pielinen. 19 km. From Bomba house a transfer back to Pihlajapuu. Accommodation at Pihlajapuu.

Day 7: We make a short skiing tour to Nälkömäki (12 km). In the evening smoke sauna at Minna's and dinner (glow-fried salmon) at Pihlajapuu.

Day 8: Group transfer to aiport. Time to say hei, hei!

Period:

16.-23.2.2013
9.-16.3.2013
16.-23.3.2013
23.-30.3.2013

Skiing experience and good condition to ski max. 30 km/day. We advice you to ski in your home country or elsewhere before you take part in our skiing tour. A lot of team spirit! Our skiing track is a nature track made by snowmobile. So in case of a hard wind and snow storm we cannot guarantee the track stays open all the time. Sorry about the inconvenience!

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

On the arrival day, Saturday; group transfer from airport Kuopio about at 18.00. Return on Sunday; group transfer to airport Kuopio at about 9.00 for the flight about 11 hours. Accommodation at various guesthouses (Puukarin Pysäkki, Laitalan Lomat and Pihlajapuu) in double rooms, full board, sauna every day, luggage transport, guidance. The group is an international group. The guidance will be in English and in German! One or two guides per group. Extra fee for single room. Extra fee for skis and skiboots.

Supplier Information
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Location: Finland
Joined InfoHub: Aug 2011
Client Request Served: 1

Behind this company are two adventurous ladies from North Karelia. Minna is an expert guide and campfire cook. She likes archery and canoeing. She knows how to set up a traditional smoke sauna and always succeeds in finding the way home after a day of adventures. Sirke is a physical education instructor and she...

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