Log rafting on the river
Staying in a tree house and building your own wooden river raft – if this does not whet your appetite, nothing will! This is the adventurers dream and everything is delivered with ultimate quality by the amazing staff at Granö Beckasin Lodge. The accommodation is a choice of cabins (simple or standard), an eco-hotel and a unique series of comfortably appointed tree houses – and of course you can sleep out on the river on your own log raft.
• Return flights
• 4 night’s bed and breakfast
• Raft building gear and equipment
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Quality permeates everything at Granö Beckasin Lodge. The hotel offer guests a choice of accommodation in cabins (simple or standard), an eco-hotel and a unique series of comfortably appointed tree houses with wonderful views of the River Umeälven.
The village of Granö is located on the banks of the River Umeälven, 80km south west of Skellefteå where, several centuries ago it was a central meeting point for Sami, settlers and state administrators to conduct business and trade. Granö Beckasin is a local company inspired by the area’s heritage and a local bird watcher’s devotion to our feathered friends. The entire complex, situated on a ridge beside the beautiful gently flowing river. During their stay, guests can while away their time on a log rafts, cycling or going on guided outdoor tours. Providing genuine and high quality care is the key business ethos and all of the staff at Granö Beckasin are passionate about giving visitors a warm welcome and memorable experience.
The first day will be transferring from the airport to the hotel and check in at Granö Beckasin Lodge, staying the first night at the at Eco Hotel.
Day 2 will involve some spare time explore the surroundings by hiking, biking or venture a little bit further afield to places like Lycksele Zoo, the Forestry Museum or the Moose Farm in Bjurholm. Supplemental entrance fees will be required for these activities.
Day 3 will begin the rafting tour with rafting on the Umeälven river. Build your own raft using logs and rope and then let the current of the River Umeälven take you gently downstream. Experience the natural world from a different perspective and soak up the tranquility of Europe’s last wilderness through the long days and light nights of summer. Our guide will help you to build your own raft.
A little bit more rafting on day 4 as you make your way to the pick-up spot for the afternoon. Transport back to the Lodge and check-in at the Bird's nest.
Day 5 is transfer back to back to Skellefteå Airport.
• Return flights Amsterdam-Skellefteå-Amsterdam
• Transfers to and from the airport
• 4 night’s accommodation, bed and breakfast (1 night on log raft)
• All equipment and gear needed for overnight log rafting trip
• Experienced guide for helping with the raft building
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