Finland

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 and Biking Through Spain takes you 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

A unique trip for adventurers!

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 Borealis 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

Duration: 8 days

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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

If you like this route, book it now and pedal with us!

BOOK YOUR EXPERIENCE
  1. Fill in the form or call us at +34 617 473 501
  2. Once your petition has been received it will be answered in 24 hr. (working days).
  3. A quotation will then be sent to make the deposit payment.
  4. 30 days before your trip begins the remaining amount must be paid.
  5. Accepted forms of payment: credit card through our website, bank transfer or Paypal.

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