Trip To Korouoma Canyon - Rovaniemi

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 7 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    10 am Hotel pickups commence prior to this time
  • Departure Details :
    Hotels in Rovaniemi city center, Lapland Welcome Safari Office (Rovakatu 26, 2nd floor, 96200 Rovaniemi) and Santa Claus Village
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable

Overview

Demanding hiking and canyon! We make a car trip to Korouoma Canyon where we move on foot or snowshoes depending on the conditions and admire the famous canyon landscape. Barbeque lunch is offered by open fire. Great place for making nature pictures year around.

Know More about this tour

Korouoma Canyon is located on the border of Northern Ostrobothnia and the Region of Koillismaa in Southern Lapland. The areas landscape is exceptionally rugged and grand. The aim of this future nature reserve is to protect species of old-growth forests, of herb-rich forests and of cliffs. The flora and fauna varies throughout the area.

Korouoma is a 30 kilometer long and up to 130 meters deep canyon fracture valley and it is a part of a fracture zone in the bedrock, which is hudreds of millions of years old. At the centre of Korouoma the fracture valley forms a gorge with cliff faces tens of metres high and extremely steep. The River Korojoki meanders and twists at the bottom of the canyon.

Koroumas several streams freeze during the winter forming huge ice formations. Because of these ice formations it is known as the best ice climbing location in Finland. Beautiful ice falls stays long into the midsummer.

Korouoma is an outstanding recreational area for outdoor pursuits. The Korouoma area offers a multitude of possibilities for hiking, nature watching and fishing as well as learning about the culture of the area in context to nature.

The canyon and its high cliffs form a breathtakingly rugged landscape to enjoy throughout the year.

Inclusions

  • Transportation
  • Guidance services
  • Snacks and meals mentioned
  • Organizer's liability insurance
  • Safari desk support

Exclusions

  • Private tours available for additional charge

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Vegetarian option is available, please advise at the time of booking if required

Physical classification: Challenging