Lapland on Bike

DURATION: 8 DAYS DIFFICULTY: MODALITY: MTB

Would you like to travel around the incredible Finnish landscapes on a bike adapted to those environments? Espai Bici takes us through Lapland on Bike through spectacular surroundings.

The expedition to Finnish Lapland will begin 150 km north of the Arctic Circle. Our northern course will take us from the huge Finnish forests to the polar tundra on the Norwegian border. We will pedal in search of the Aurora Borealis. First by mountain paths and sleeping in fully equipped accommodation, although for two days we will be totally away from civilization sleeping in an isolated cabin with minimal equipment.

In addition, we will enjoy the Finnish saunas, the Suomi food and we will gain expertise in a winter environment

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Lapland on Bike is an expedition to Finnish Lapland crossing the tundra on snow bike. This will mean pedaling away from civilization for three days sleeping in isolated cabins with minimal equipment.

We will pedal in search of the Aurora Boreal following the mountain paths. We will see the change of landscapes, from the wooded areas to the Lapland Tundra.

The ideal place to enjoy a Fat Bike !!!

Companion guide: David Casalprim

David Casalprim is one of the pioneers of polar cycling in Europe and a great connoisseur of Finnish Lapland. He is an expert in extreme travel with destinations as different as Greenland, Alaska by bike and kayak, Trans Czescho-Slovakia, Mongolia, Atlas mountains and the Moroccan desert among a long etcetera. Normally you will find him in the bike shop Espaibici of Barcelona, ​​specialized in travel bikes among others. In addition to guiding you, David will teach you the secrets of snow bikes.

Level: Activity for experienced cyclists and innate adventurers. It requires a good physical level but there aren’t technical difficulties. The accommodations are shared spaces, some of which are rustic cabins. The food is provided by the guides.

ACTIVITIES / ITINERARY (8 DAYS)

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Day 1
March 25th . Flight to Kittilä and transfer to Muonio

Airport pickup and transfer to the accommodation, briefing and dinner.  Accommodation in fully equipped cabin

Day 2
March 26th: Muonio – Hetta

First day of route, 45 km on mountain paths with a cabin rest stop in the middle. Accommodation in a fully equipped cabin or hotel, both with sauna options.

Day 3
March 27th: Hetta – Palojärvi

We continue 40 km through the mountains, the last 10 km can be optionally done on a secondary road. Cabin rest stop midway through. Accommodation in fully equipped cabin with possibility of sauna

Day 4
March 28th: Palijärvi - Puusasvaara

We got to the tundra! A demanding day, 55 km of mountain following the border with Norway. Cabin rest stop in the km 18 and in the km 40 in the way. Lodging in mountain cabin with the minimum equipment.

Day 5
March 29th : Puusasvaara - Hirasvuopio

We continue advancing by the tundra, relaxed day, only 20 km without supplies, to recover forces after a long day and before the queen stage. Lodging in mountain cabin with the minimum equipment.

Day 6
March 30th : Hirasvuopio - Kilpisjärvi

Stage queen of the trip, 60 km per mountain for the most inhospitable area of the route, provisioning at km 20 on foot and at km 45 in cabin. We will arrive at Kilpisjärvi, end point of the route.

Day 7
March 31th: Kilpisjärvi - Kittilä (Transfer)

Return day to Kittilä. Morning free to rest or not…

Day 8
April 1 : Return

Flight back home!!!

SERVICES INCLUDED

  •  Transportation airport – accommodation – airport. Assistance with snowmobile and transport of luggage.
  •  Lodging in fully equipped cabins, with two nights in Mountain huts.
  •  Full board except the first and last day
  • Trip Guide (in guided modality)
  •  Fat Bikes
  • Assistance and maintenance of bikes

PRICES

GUIDED ROUTE:

SELF-GUIDED ROUTE:

TAILORED ROUTE: Consult

With 4 subscribers - 1935 € / person
With 5 subscribers - 1785 €/ person
With 6 subscribers - 1685 € / person
With 7 subscribers - 1585 € / person
More information: david@espaibici.com
Espai Bici 93 532 31 43

GUIDED ROUTES

Routes designed and guided by our own Guides (with Official Guide degrees).

What is included in this type of route?

  • Pick up of participants at point of origin.
  • Transfer of our bikes or owner’s bikes together.
  • The van and assistance are available during the whole route: Driver / Guide is the assistant and accompanies on route.
  • Transport of luggage.
  • Accommodations in programmed establishments.
  • Breakfasts and dinners included.
  • Desayuno y cenas incluidos.
  • Picnic lunches with sandwiches, fresh fruit, juices, nuts, isotonic beverages and water. Picnic site to be determined.
  • At end of route, transfer of participants to transport destination points.
  • Album of photos given at end of trip.

SELF GUIDED ROUTES

Routes designed by us but done independently by participants following the scheduled foreseen plan.

What is included in this type of route?

  • We provide the tracks and also assistance with self navigation.
  • Pick up of participants at point of origin.
  • Transfer of our bikes or owner’s bikes together.
  • The van and assistance are available during the whole route: Driver / Guide is the assistant.
  • Transport of luggage.
  • Accommodations in programmed establishments.
  • Breakfasts and dinners included.
  • Picnic lunches with sandwiches, fresh fruit, juices, nuts, isotonic beverages and water. Picnic site to be determined.
  • At end of route, transfer of participants to transport destination points.
  • Album of photos given at end of trip.

TAILORED ROUTES

New routes designed by us at the demand of participants. In areas of our catalogue or others. Guided or self-guided.

¿Qué incluye este tipo de ruta?

  • Organización de los viajes, logística y asistencia para rutas realizadas por los participantes en cualquier disciplina (MTB, Cicloturismo y Ciclismo de Carretera).

What is included in this type of route?

  • Route assistance.
  • Accommodations.
  • Transport of participants.
  • Picnic service.
  • Transport of luggage.
  • Bike spare parts and tools for assistance.
  • Others.

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