Rafting on the Uksa River. Extreme tour

The Uksa River (also called Uksun, Uksunjoki, Uuksu) in Karelia is a river of adrenaline, drive and emotions. 

An extreme tour of it is a passage of waterfall-type thresholds of 2-5 difficulty categories, which will deliver a lot of adrenaline and charge with emotions for many years to come! 

For groups of 12 people or more, it is possible to conduct a tour on any date.

Location

Petrozavodsk
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US$ 175
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Duration
3 Days
2 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 21 – 23 Jun
or
Accommodation
  • Tent
    2 nights
Comfort
  • Basic
Difficulty
Challenging
Does not require special skills, but tourists must be physically fit: expeditions, long rafting, etc.
Group
Up to 25 people
Minimum age
16 years old
Group meet at
Petrozavodsk
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Weekdays: 8am - 8pm
Weekends: 8am - 7pm (GMT +3)
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Tour highlights

Hiking romance
We will spend 3 days in nature with an overnight stay in tents
Active leisure
We will go rafting on the Uksa River, having overcome more than 10 rapids
Hiking bathhouse
Let's take a steam bath and relax after a busy day

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Gathering of the group in Petrozavodsk, casting and the beginning of the rafting

    07:50 Meeting of the group at the Petrozavodsk railway station.  

    Transfer to the beginning of the route: bridge over the Uksa River, 170 km.

    Lunch. 

    Acquaintance. 

    Delivery and preparation of equipment for going out on the water. 

    The briefing.

    Rafting on the Uksa River: por. Pavement (2-3 k.sl.) — por. Stairs (2 rooms) — por. Kolokoski — pore. Saucer (3 square meters), 11 km.

    Dinner and overnight in the field.

  • Day 2 - Alloy
  • Day 3 - Morning rafting and the end of the hike
Difficulty
Does not require special skills, but tourists must be physically fit: expeditions, long rafting, etc.

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Tent
    2 nights
Comfort
  • Basic

The tour includes accommodation in tourist tents.

The cost of the tour for 1 person, depending on the date of arrival, RUB.:

DatesCost
29.04–01.0515 500
03.05–05.0515 500
08.05–10.0515 500
10.05–12.0515 500
17.05–19.0515 500
24.05–26.0515 500
31.05–02.0615 500
07.06–09.0616 000
10.06–12.0616 500
14.06–16.0615 500
21.06–23.0615 500

The surcharge for single accommodation in a tent is 1,000 rubles/tour.

Tent camp 2 nights

Tour conditions

Group
up to 25 tourists
Minimum age
16 years old
Duration
3 days 2 nights
Group meets at
Petrozavodsk

Included in price

  • equipment rental (rafts, catamarans, paddles, helmets, life jackets, hermetic bags, campfire equipment);
  • personal equipment (tent, mat — at the request of the tourist), inform the manager at the time of booking what equipment you need;
  • transportation services;
  • 3 meals a day;
  • the work of an instructor;
  • hiking bath and lunch at the end of the route (not in all tours,
    check with the manager for information).

Paid extra

  • air and railway tickets to Petrozavodsk and back;
  • single accommodation in a tent — 1,000 rubles/tour;
  • sleeping bag — 500 rubles/tour;
  • rent a wetsuit (2.5 mm) — 500 rubles/day/person (check with the manager and book at least 10 days before the start of the rafting);
  • travel insurance.

It's important to know

Personal equipment you need for the tour

A set of clothes for the alloy:

  • Sneakers/sandals (closed toes and fixed heel) or neoprene boots;
  • Shorts;
  • Thermal underwear;
  • Water-repellent pants and jacket (neoprene wetsuit);
  • Raincoat; 
  • Headdress (cap, bandana, panama hat);
  • Sunglasses;
  • Gloves.

 A replacement set of clothes after the alloy:

  • Sneakers/boots;
  • Rubber boots (optional);
  • Socks;
  • Lingerie;
  • T-shirt;
  • Long Sleeve Shirt;
  • Sweater;
  • Tight pants (jeans);
  • The jacket is warm.

 A set of clothes for sleeping:

  • Thermal underwear;
  • Socks made of natural materials;
  • Wool Socks;
  • Sports pants;
  • Sweater;
  • Sports hat (optional);
  • Lingerie.

Additionally take:

  • Toiletries and bath accessories;
  • Swimsuit, swimming trunks;
  • Ointment or insect spray;
  • Sun cream;
  • KLMN - Mug, spoon, bowl, knife;
  • Personal hygiene items; 
  • Needle, thread;
  • Matches and a lighter in a bag;
  • Replacement contact lenses/glasses;
  • Lantern; 
  • Camera and batteries for it;
  • Personal equipment (tent, sleeping bag, mat). If you don't have your own equipment, you can rent it. We recommend taking a personal sleeping bag for hygiene reasons;
  • Documents in sealed packaging: passport, medical insurance policy;
  • Personal first aid kit (medications that you take all the time). The instructor will have a first-aid kit with basic medicines.
What is included in the diet on the alloy?
Are plane tickets included in the price of the tour?
What is the weather like on tour?
What kind of nature is on the route?
Water quality and level in the Uksunjoki River (Uksa)
Fishing during rafting
Mushrooms and berries on the route
The presence of insects and snakes
Cellular communication on the route
Safety
How to get there by car?
How to get there by train?
Is insurance included in the price of the tour?
What is the best way to raft?

Dates and Prices

  • Individual dates available on request
    1 May – 30 Jun
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    21 – 23 Jun 3 days 2 nights
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