Kaitum river rafting expedition
Season 25/6 –15/9
Day 1. At arrival to Kiruna airport your guides welcomes you for transfer to Helicopter base. Stop at shops in Kiruna for completing of equipment and personal gear if wished . Packing of gear and departure with helicopter to Kaitum river. Flight time approx 35 minutes. At arrival to Tjuonajokk time for lunch or dinner in the beautiful restaurant depending on arrival time. After meal and security/ paddle instruction we leave with the inflatable canoes to start our journey downstream. First day Is dedicated to easier paddling in river class II-III. Dinner and Overnight in tentcamp on riverside.
Day 2. Wilderness breakfast served in tent camp. Rafting downstream to Lietikkuika rapids. Here we will get the best paddling possible in Swedish Lapland. The rapids are short but powerful in river class III – IV. We make tent camp on one of the best paddle locations. Lunch and dinner on riverside. Overnight in tent camp.
Day 3. Wilderness breakfast served in tent camp. We keep on paddling downstream. River class III – VI. This day we will pass Stour kourtje a waterfall where we will make a lift with the canoes since its river class VI. Further downstream we reach Unna Kourtje class IV where we will dedicate the rest of the day too advanced canoeing and technical paddling. Lunch on riverside and overnight and dinner in tent camp.
Day 4. Wilderness breakfast served in tent camp. We keep on paddling downstream reaching some calmer parts of the river. We make a lunch stop at the old sami camp
Riekku. River class I-III. Beautiful scenery and good chances to spot wildlife along the river. Dinner and overnight in tent camp.
Day 5. Wilderness breakfast. We paddle the last part of the river before we reach civilisation. Rapids in class I – III. At lunch time we reach Kaitum village which is our stop point for our expedition. Possibilities for sauna and shower before departure with minibus to Kiruna and airport.
Price: SEK 16500 per person if 4 – 6 paying guests
Price includes: 2 licensed and professional guides for rafting, Inflatable self-bailing raft canoe for 2 persons, 60 l dry bag/guest , life jacket (PFD), wetsuit, helmet, wet shoes, full board from lunch day 1 to lunch day 5, 2 courses dinner, lunch over open fire, all meals prepared by the guides. Overnight in tents, mattress and sleeping bag, All transports; by helicopter or on land.
Not included: Alcoholic beverages, Gear and items of personal character.
Nota bene: CreActive are licensed and registered by the maritime society for rafting with international standards. All our guides have long experience and the best education possible to give you a memory for life when joining us in our white water adventures. As our guest you are insured during all our white water adventures.
We always carry satellite phone and first aid equipment at all expeditions.