Lapland

€1350.00

Programma 

Day 1. Saturday

Flight arrival and transfer to Hotel Iso-Syöte. Welcome and check in. A short info briefing about program and optional activities for the week. We'll adjust the bikes suitable for riders and go for a quick test ride.

Dinner at the hotel. Free use of hotel Sauna, swimming pool and outdoor jacuzzi's.

Day 2. Sunday

Tasty and rich breakfast including sportdrinks at the hotel. Let's head out to some of the best trails Syöte area has to offer. Many of the trails are used in the most popular mountain bike event held in Northern Finland, Syöte MTB, which in 2019 was sold out in less than 1 hour!

Most of the day we will be riding over rolling single trails with now and then some more technical and rocky roads. Here we can test if the tyre pressure and the suspension setup is ideal for these trails.

=> Challenge of the day: Duckboard balance. To cross swamps wooden planks have been installed and these “wooden trails are often” hundreds of meters long. The duckboards are about 50cm to 60 cm wide.

We'll stop by the National park Visitor Center where we can enjoy a soup lunch or some snacks ( menu not confirmed for 2020). At the end of the day we make a 3 km climb bike to the hotel.

Ride length: 40-50 km // Ascent: approx 520m // Difficulty: Easy to medium

Dinner. Free use of hotel Sauna, swimmingpool and outdoor jacuzzi's.

Day 3. Monday

Tasty and rich breakfast including sportdrinks at the hotel. Today we will head out to the Kelo Syöte area and ride to enjoy some great flow trails. Packed lunch will be enjoyed around the campfire and in the afternoon. We will stop by a husky farm for a coffee.

Ride length: 40-55 km // Ascent: approx 500-600m // Difficulty: Easy to medium

Dinner. Free use of hotel Sauna, swimming pool and outdoor jacuzzi's.

Day 4. Tuesday

Tasty and rich breakfast including sportdrinks at the hotel. (Most likely some recovery is needed from the activities during the first days of this program. )

So today is a free day to spend your own way. Relax in the hotels swimming pool and jacuzzi's, or book a massage. Dinner. Free use of hotel sauna, swimming pool and outdoor jacuzzi's

Day 5. Wednesday

Tasty and rich breakfast including sportdrinks at the hotel.

Today we will head to a brand new trail in Syöte National Park. This trail leading up to Ahmavaara is physically demanding, because of the, in some parts, soft underground. It require strength and balance. On the way we can stop several times to refill our water bottles with pure spring water. Lunch we will have at the Ahmavaara cabin or a lean-to laavu hut on the way.

Ride length: 25-30 km // Ascent: approx 400m // Difficulty: Medium+

Dinner. Free use of hotel Sauna, swimmingpool and outdoor jacuzzi's

Day 6 . Thursday

Tasty and rich breakfast including sportdrinks at the hotel.

Today we go on a canoeing tour over the Pärjänjoki river. The Pärjänjoki river finds its way peacefully through the Syöte national park. With two persons per canoe you will go, following the stream. The guide will give the needed materials and instructions and leads the way. While paddling left and right of the canoe you will keep it in the right position. The calm stream will do the rest. Along the way, on the shore, we will stop to make lunch and coffee by the open fire! The duration of the activity is 4-5 hours.

Dinner. Free use of hotel Sauna, swimmingpool and outdoor jacuzzi's

Day 7. Friday

Tasty and rich breakfast including sportdrinks at the hotel.

Today we head out to the east and follow the trails of the Syöte MTB event. This day include some challenging and technical trails and ends in the Hanhilampi wilderness camp. Lunch will be enjoyed along the way.

Ride length: 45-55 km // Ascent: approx 500m // Difficulty: Medium+ In the late afternoon we arrive by bike at the Hanhilampi wilderness camp.

Lappish evening with Sauna at Hanhilampi

Lappish kota “Hanhilampi”. In the serene, peaceful and natural beauty of a small lake called Hanhilampi, surrounded by trees and hills you are welcome in a Lappish kota. Build in the tepee shape of the Sami people. In the centre there is a big open fireplace where the cook will prepare the food. You can enjoy a typical Finnish, traditional wilderness diner. Candles provide the right atmosphere. Tables are nicely made, reindeerskins on the benches provide comfortable seats.

Bus transfer back to the hotel, transportation of the bikes as well. This evening will be enriched by the experience of a real finnish smokesauna and a refreshing swim in the crystal clear lake.

Day 8. Saturday

Breakfast at the hotel. The mountainbike adventure week in Iso-Syöte is coming to an end. Transfer is ready to bring you back to the airport for your flight.

 

Inbegrepen
Luchthaventransport ter plaatse.
Hotel op basis van een 2persoonskamer en halfpension.
Traditionele Finse sauna met avondprogramma.
Gebruik van Sauna in het hotel.
Niet inbegrepen
Vluchten (prijs op aanvraag)
Huurfiets (prijs op aanvraag, verschillende fietsen mogelijk, ook elektrische.)