Package: Nordic Walking at Rokua Geopark

Apr 23, 2019 5:40:15 PM

Nordic walking at Rokua Geopark

Combine a nice holiday trip with guided Nordic Walking – tours in magnificent Unesco Protected Rokua Geopark nature. Enjoy refreshing outdoor life in pine tree forest full of small lakes and ponds and breaks with traditional Finnish food.

Day 1: Arrival, introduction to Nordic Walking

Arrival at Oulu Airport and Rokua at approx. 14.00 h. Drive to Rokua. Check in, welcome and introduction to Nordic Walking and first guided trip to Unesco protected Rokua Geopark. Return to hotel for dinner.

Day 2: Nordic Walking Tour, 4 hrs.

Breakfast buffet at hotel. Get together and guided Nordic Walking tour towards Rokua Geopark (Kirvesjarvi lake and Geopark hills). Tour app 4 hours. Tour is a nice combination of trekking along beautiful paths with short stories about local history and nature. Group enjoys lunch at picnic area. Return to hotel. Free program during afternoon. Day Spa and use of rental equipment for additional fee. Dinner by own choice (excluded).

Nordic Walking at Rokua Geopark

Day 3: Nordic Walking Tour, 5 hrs.

Breakfast buffet at hotel. Get together and guided Nordic Walking tour to a new direction at Rokua Geopark (Lake Rokua and Pookivaara Hills) (tour app 5 hours) Arrival to Pookivaara Hill with possibility to climb up to tower to admire the scenery. Camp lunch at Pookivaara. Return to hotel and free program. Free use of pools and saunas. Day Spa and use of rental equipment for additional fee. Dinner by lakeside at Finnish Kota (Lappish hut).


Day 4: Departure

Breakfast buffet at hotel. Free program (possibility for short walking tour independently) Leaving for airport or other destination.

Note: guests have own trekking shoes and clothing per weather condition back bag and water bottle

Hiking trails at Rokua: There is a great variety of hiking trails at Rokua, therefore guests can flexibly choose which trails to hike on. The most popular ones are the Pooki trail (Pookinpolku, 6 km) and the Emperor's trail (Keisarinkierros, 19 km). 

Product information: Nordic Walking at Rokua Geopark

  • Season: 01.05. - 30.10.
  • Participants: 2-30 pax; possible groups: 2-10 pax or 11-30 pax. Price depending on group size
  • Duration: 4 days/ 3 nights
  • Languages: English, Finnish, Russian
  • Services: breakfast, 2 x picnic lunch, 2 x dinner (local food), 3 nights in a double room, Nordic Walking program at Rokua Geopark, guide for the programs (1 x 2-3 hours, 1 x 4 hours, 1 x 5 hours), use of swimming pools and saunas
  • Optional (not included): Rokua Day spa “Warm breath” herb bath, single room (supplement); bikes, mini golf and fishing equipment can be borrowed for a small fee

Contact: Rokua Health & Spa

Tiina Ruotsalainen
Kuntoraitti 2, 91670 Rokua
Tel. +358 (0) 40 650 8920

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Destination: Rokua

Experience Finland’s stunning natural landscape at its best in the world’s northernmost UNESCO Global Geopark. Shaped by the Ice Age, the spectacular scenery of Rokua Geopark opens up endless opportunities to explore and enjoy.
Rokua Geopark comprises three different landscape areas: the Oulujoki River Valley, Lake Oulujärvi and the Rokua Eskers and Dune area. Together they form an unbroken area covering over 1,300 m2. 

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