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Viikari canoeing trips

 

Perhaps the best canoeing tours on the river Kymijoki are organized by SeikkailuviiKari Ltd. In early summer you can enjoy the beauty of the provincial flower the yellow iris which is quite common by the river.

We meet at Mari’s Coffee in Anjala. Next you get your equipment. Then you are transported to Anjalanlahti, the starting point of the excursion.There your guide explains you the safety regulations and teaches the essentials of canoe handling.

This route goes along the Piuhanhaara branch from Ahvio to Hirvivuolle in Pyhtää. The stretch includes some faster streams, steady-flowing waters and lots of beautiful views.

The route finishes at Hirvivuolle dam. The group is transported from there back to Mari’s Coffee.

*Another option is the route from Anjala to Ahvio. This route of 17 kilometres includes two rough rapids of class I. The most enthusiastic paddlers can combine these two stretches. Then you also shoot down the Ahvionkoski rapids of class II.

Available: May- October
Duration on the river: 2,5- 6 hours
Duration in total: 3,5- 7,5 hours
Departure: Mari’s Coffee Oy
Elimäentie 54, 46910 Anjala, 20 kilometres South of Kouvola centre
Requirements: normal physical condition, swimming skills
Reservations: At least 1 week before the planned excursion

Price: 45- 65€/pers. (min. 6 pers.)

Language: Finnish, English
Suitability: Children over 7 years, persons with special needs case by case, parental permission required for persons under 18.
Insurance: Insurance included in deal by SeikkailuviiKari Ltd.