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Taste of Finnish Nature

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Rovaniementie 227
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    Adventure Apes Lodge
    Stop: 4 hours -
    We will meet up at our grillikota (BBQ Hut) and teach you how to build a cooking fire using traditional fire making skills without matches. Next, we will work together to prepare a camp lunch or dinner using our secret recipe for fish (or vegetable) soup made the traditional way, over an open fire. No camp meal is complete without buns in sticks with homemade berry jam and campfire coffee, tea or hot chocolate. Authentic to the Finnish spirit of sustainability, all our ingredients are sourced as locally as possible according to the season. We work with local fishermen (and women!) to use fish from the nearby lakes, buy potatoes from the farmer with the field next to our lodge and serve jam made from berries gathered from the forest at the height of the season. Eating outdoors is something you will remember for the rest of your life. Did you know that spending only 15 minutes in nature not only make you feel better emotionally but also contributes to your physical wellbeing and reduces your blood pressure and production of stress hormones? We’re pretty sure that by the end of the tour you’ll be feeling calm, relaxed and connected to the nature that plays such a big role in Finnish life and culture. PS: If you'd like to experience your camp lunch paired with a long hike (in summer) or snowshoe expedition (in winter), just contact us and we would be happy to plan a tailor-made adventure!
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    Departure Point
    Rovaniementie 227, 93680 Kuusamo, Finland

    Traveler pickup is offered
    Please note that pickup is available upon request for an additional fee. Pickup is not included in the price and requires advance notice of a minimum of 48 hours.
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    • Coffee and/or Tea
    • Lunch - Lunch or dinner includes: Fish/vegetable soup, bread, butter, water, black pot coffee, tea or hot chocolate and a bun in a stick with home made strawberry jam.
    • Rental of rain/snow protection if needed
    • Use of all equipment necessary for preparations, cooking and dining
    • Professional guide with food handling and first aid certification
    • Transportation can be added for an additional fee based on pickup location, ask for details
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Dogs welcome (as long as other guests don't mind, please ask before booking)
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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    Kuusamo offers amazing views of a winter nature and packs of raindeer, and I just love those animals! Heidi and her team were really friendly and went the extra mile to make our stay in Finland a comfortable and exciting time, although we've all been scouts our whole life and
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    Response from adventureapesann, Marketing and Education Director at Taste of Finnish Nature
    Responded Nov. 3, 2019
    Dear Gregor, thank you for the kind review! It was our pleasure to host you and share some new experiences. We will be most happy to welcome you again on your next visit.
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    By: Adventure Apes
    8 reviews
    Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Nature and good company which made easy to take a real holiday break
    The stay at the Adventure Apes lodge was the highlight of my trip with friends thanks to the welcoming and skilled
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    Gregor T
    New things life-long scouts can learn!
    Kuusamo offers amazing views of a winter nature and packs of raindeer, and I just love those animals! Heidi and
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    voleti s
    My Trip to Lapland
    Me and my friend had travelled to Lapland from India. We reached out to Adventure Apes and Heidi has guided us
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    The experience of a lifetime!
    I was 3 weeks training with Adventure Apes and it was amazing! I got to do things that I wouldn't have done
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    Great advice, gear and hospitality!
    3 of us hired out snowshoeing gear for a 5 day expedition in Oulanka National Park. We drove up from Helsinki
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    Amazing tour in amazing nature
    Heidi and her team is the best team i have ever met in touring. They tried their best to fulfil all our needs with
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    Climate change theme family with young children educational trip
    Heidi is very professional! She is absolutely a good partner to collaborate with, I don´t even remember how many
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    • Duration: 4h
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Languages Offered: English
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