Tips of the exciting activities in Ruka

Kuusamo where FIS Ski World Cup Ruka Nordic is held every year is also famous for its outstanding nature and fun winter activities.

Here are some tips of the exciting activities you can experience during your stay in Ruka:

Oulanka National Park

http://www.nationalparks.fi/oulankanp

In Oulanka National Park you can experience the beautiful nature of Kuusamo. The area has a total of 150 km of marked trails and the routes vary from short day trails (2–12 km) to the famous Karhunkierros, Bear’s Trail (80km).

Distance: about 50 km from Holiday Club Kuusamon Tropiikki and 30 km from RukaVillage

Juha Kankkunen Driving Academy – Ice Rally Experience

http://juhakankkunen.com/

In Juha Kankkunen Driving Academy you can experience ice and snow driving with 4-time Rally World Champion Juha Kankkunen.

Distance: about 50 km from Holiday Club Kuusamon Tropiikki and 40 km from RukaVillage

Husky Safari

http://www.erasusi.com/en/PROGRAMS

Experience a real husky safari! There is a possibility for shorter and longer husky safaris.

Distance: 15 km from Holiday Club Kuusamon Tropiikki and 8 km from RukaVillage

Reindeer farm

http://www.palosaarenporotila.fi/en/reindeer-farm

Visit a reindeer farm! Get to know the reindeers and all about reindeer herding.

Distance: 8 km from Holiday Club Kuusamon Tropiikki and 30 km from RukaVillage

 

In addition to these activities in Ruka there is also a possibility to go to a Snowmobile Safari or even on a Saunatour!

Snowmobile Safari: http://www.ruka.fi/en/snowmobiles

Saunatours: http://www.ruka.fi/en/sauna

 

Please contact the places directly to book your experience. If you have any questions you can contact Chief of Media Ms Jenni Pohtala jenni.pohtala@source.fi.

 

We look forward to seeing you in Ruka!

 

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