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Saariselkä Treklife retkihiihtäjä kurkkaa taaksepäin

River boat trip to Ravadas falls/Monday, Wednesday, Friday

We start our journey by travelling 17 km by riverboat along the beautiful river Lemmenjoki, reaching deep into the national park and to the Ravadas falls.
On the way you’ll see astonishing mountain line rising from the river canyon. At Ravadas you’ll get to see nature carved falls and hear it’s powerful sound.
We’ll have delicious reindeer soup at open fire and for dessert coffee and cake. While sitting around the fire, you’ll have an opportunity to hear astonishing traditional sámi yoik and stories about reindeerherding.

Finally, when arriving back to Lemmenjoki, you will meet reindeer at old sámi surroundings.

• Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays
• duration: Riverboat trip + visit in Art Studio Huopapirtti approx. 3,5 - 4 hours
• starting at 10.30 am
• minimum 2 persons on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays - other days minimum 4 persons

Price

• 80 € / adult (min 2 adults)
• 60 € / adult (min 4 adults)
• 40 € / child 4 - 11 yrs.
• under 4 yrs. free of charge

Price includes

• guidance in finnish, saami, norwegian or english
• riverboat transport
• yoik performance
• meeting the reindeer
• reindeer soup
• coffee + cake
• lifejackets and raincapes
• visit in Art Studio Huopapirtti

Program takes place

• June 8th - 25th, 2018
• July 13th - August 31st, 2018

Art Studio Huopapirtti

You are welcome to visit the felt artist Kaija Paltto´s Ateljee. You´ll hear also how felt has been made for thousands of years from sheep wool into many purposes.
For extra charge you can book a demonstration of the worldfamous Feltartist at work.


• in artist Kaija Paltto’s Ateljee you will hear about the reindeer sámi life and history of Lemmenjoki
• you’ll hear also how felt has been made for thousands of years from sheep wool into many purposes
• a presentation will show how wool fibers, in the hands of a felt maker, turn into pictures, describing the surrounding nature
• Price: 80 € / group (1-50 persons)

Distances

• Saariselkä 120 km (approx. 1,5 h)
• Ivalo 90 km (appros. 1 h)

Bookings

• a binding booking and payment previous day by 4 PM
• closer than 3 days, please contact Saariselkä Booking
Producer: Elämysretket Lemmenjoella, y-1241072-8.
Summer 2018. Updated 04/18