Okhta river rafting
7-days Okhta rafting tour
7-days Okhta rafting tour. ItТs one of the popular route among water kinds of sport fans in the NorthKarelia. A lot of lakes and rapids make the route dynamic and interesting. Theroute starts from Muezero lake, where visitor could visit Trinity Island andmonastery of the 17th century. The trip ends near Kem city.
During the whole route there are a lot of agreeable places for the rest and rod or spinning fishing. Tourists will see 46 rapids, 6 weirs, 9 different lakes. The most difficult rapids are Oynegayne, Louna, Khemeg, Kiviristi, Pechkoporog, Tyuterin, Okhta. To pass those rapids requires special skills. The route length is 110 km.
Schedule of the tip:
1 day (5 km)
Breakfast. Transfer to the bridge of Okhta river (3 hours). Rafting along Okhta river till Muezero lake. Possible visit of Trinity Island and wooden St. Nikolay Church built 400 years ago. Continue rafting to the lodging for the night. Dinner.
2 day (15 km)
Breakfast. RaftingalongOkhtariver. Weir. Tourists will see very interesting and mysterious place, which is called Pokhyely (in Kalevala epos Ц Уevil placeФ). The lodging for the nighton the Yulyaozero lake.
3 day (22 кm)
Breakfast. Rafting along Okhta river: Yulyaozero lake Ц Alozero lake- Nemeye rapid (II-III cat. complicacy) Ц calm river section Ц Lezhevo lake. The lodging for the night on Lezhevo lake.
4 day (20 km)
Breakfast. Rafting. Lezhevo lake - Metro rapid (I-II cat. complicacy) - Teros rapid (I cat. complicacy) - Pebozersky rapid (II cat. complicacy) - Voronye lake.
Rest day. Fishing on Voronye lake. Visit Good Spirit Island.
"Good Spirit Island" is an amateur museum under Skies, There are a lot of wooden sculptures and jobbings people made and brought there.
6 day (23 km)
Breakfast. Rafting along Okhta river: Picheporog rapid (II-III cat. complicacy) - Oynegayne rapid (III cat. complicacy) - Louna rapid - Khemege rapid (III cat. complicacy) - Kiviristi rapid (IV cat. complicacy)
7 day (25 km)
Breakfast. Rafting along Okhta river. Rapids sequence: Bely, Cherny, Muraveyny, rnTyutterin, Kurna, Okhta. The end of the trip at Pudzhema hydroplant.
Rafting length Ц 110 km.
Transfer Ц UAZ and Gazel vehicle
Rafting motor boats
Duration Ц 7 days/6 nights (including rafting)
Sailing directions, guide, full board, tourist implement
Seasonality Ц end of May Ц end of September
Group Ц 4 people
Price per group Ц 38000 Rub
Addition person price apprx. 9000 Rub