Paddling trip in Saimaa -from Oravi to Kolovesi National Park
Duration 3 nights
With this selfguided paddling excursion you can explore the wilderness of the beutiful Lake Saimaa. Excursion starts from Oravi village where you collect all the paddling gear, map and route instructions.
The paddling route goes trough the archipelago of Joutenvesi and the rugged National Park of Kolovesi. All this way the lake is clean, full of fish and if you are lucky you may spot one of the seals living in the area. More information about the Oravi - Kolovesi paddling route you can find from here.
1st -(2nd) night: at Joutenvesi on one of the islands. Camping with everyman's law so open fire is not allowed. USe camping cooker for cooking.
(2nd)-3rd night: at Kolovesi on one of the marked camp sites (in national park area camping is allowed only on marked camp sites). Use camping cooker or fire places provided on the camp sites.
Return to Oravi by car. Pick up from Kirkkoranta at 1pm on the 4th day in Kolovesi National Park.
Duration: 4 days, 3 nights. Start from Oravi. Paddling route is minimum of 40km.
Price includes: canadian canoe for 2 persons, life jackets, dry bags or barrel, waterproof paddling map, route planning and pick up from Kolovesi.
Extra services: tent, sleeping bag + mattres, Trangia camping cooker, compas, fishing gear, fishing lisence.
Price: 199€/ 3 night, 2 persons
Extra person: 50€ (paddling with triple canoe)
Pick up from Savonlinna to Oravi: 15€/ person/ one way. Please check the timetable from here!
In Oravi village you can stay overnight in Oravi Apartments. Add your accommodation into the basket here.