Explore secrets of the arctic nature -Guided hike to Pyhä-Luosto national park -The deepest gorge of Finland & pictuerestic waterfall

    Hike trough the National park and Finland’s deepest gorge. Discover the Lappish nature and wild herbs. Big gorge is unique and its steep walls rise up to 220 meters. You can see the marks of ice age and feel spirits of old age.

    2 hours and 30 minutes

    Easy

    2 Arvostelua

    Description

    The gentle hike starts from the Pyhä-Luosto National park’s magnificent landscapes and continues to the unique gorge (Isokuru). Hiking along Finland’s deepest gorge to the pictuerestic waterfall Pyhänkasteenputous provides an unforgettable experience. 

    The Isokuru is about 2.5 billion years old, and several Ice ages have shaped the rugged landscape. The marks of Ice age are well visible. Steep walls rise up to 220 meters and in the bottom of the gorge goes duckboards.  


    Surrounding nature varies a lot while our guide is storytelling about; the geological history of the Arctic area, the history of the Sámi people who came to this area and the local lifestyle of berry and mushroom picking. Hear how our nature have nurtured both the body and soul of the Sámi people since the Ice age.


    The guided tour is family friendly and accessible path is also suitable for wheelchairs (renewed in 2021). Duration 2,5 hours


    Starting time is flexible for every summer day, because it is also possible to visit in the gorge by evening time. So if you have wishes about another starting time, we are happy take you around the day. Shorter tour is easy walking of 5 km and we go same road back. 

    If you want to do longer tour have a extra service from the shopping card and we will go 10km road around the fell Pyhätunturi. This tour continues from the waterfall to Sacrifice ridge and Karhunjuomalampi where people have been living in Stone age and go around the fell. Duration for the longer tour is around 4 hours.

    Included

    Please note

    If you have children under 3 years, you need to carry them with carrying backpack. If you don´t have your own, let us know, so we can borrow you one.

    Essentials to pack for an activity

    Water bottle

    Meeting points

    Possible starting points for this experience:
    Kairankutsu Office Pyhätunturi
    Kultakeronkatu 4
    Pelkosenniemi

    Explore secrets of the arctic nature -Guided hike to Pyhä-Luosto national park -The deepest gorge of Finland & pictuerestic waterfall

    2 hours and 30 minutes

    Easy

    2 Arvostelua

    place

    Lappi

    starting at

    EUR 65.00