Nansen project trip
Remember Nansen organizes an adventure trip to the far north following the adventure spirit of Nansen for eight adventure souls sharing the worries of Nansen about solidarity and humanity.
Who can participate? Any person of 18 years old who likes and share our Facebook page
The project will make a lottery 1st of June among the participants.
Dates of the trip:
16-30 August 2021
What is the spirit of the trip? Drive and experience adventure in the far north of Europe, home of Nansen and environment of his explorer trips.
What is included? Expenditures from Tallinn are included in the trip. It entails boat to Helsinki, rental cars, petrol, accommodation in cottages, activities, boat in Barents sea, and one daily meal.
What is not included? Flight to/from Tallinn, personal travel insurance, some meals.
Responsibility of the participants: We require the participants to have an open mind and open relation with the rest of the members of the expedition. They also must write a diary about their experience and thoughts about Nansen works and their experiences during the trip. The selected works will be published in the Facebook page of the project.
Estimation starting the 16th August
16th August Tallinn-Helsinki-Rovaniemi
Rovaniemi 16th to 19th August
19th August Rovaniemi-Inari
20th August Inari-Tana Bru
Finnmark 20th-23rd August
23rd to 24th August Vardo-Honningsvåg
Travel by boat 13 hours (night with cabin included)
25th August North Cape to Alta
26th August. Alta to Tromso
Tromso 26 to 28th august
28th August Tromso to Pello
29th August Pello to Viitasaari,
Viitasaari 29-30 august
30th August. Viitasaari-Helsinki-Tallinn (30th August)
367 KM plus boat to Tallinn
Arriving 16th in the night.
17th and 18th for activities
Cross the Arctic Circle
Visit Santa Klaus Village
Könkäiden Polku hiking trail 20 km
Reindeer sleigh rides & farm visits
19th leaving to Inari in the morning
Arriving 19th around 14:00
17:00 boat trip in Lake Inari
22:00 Aurora hunting (northern lights)
20th leaving in the morning to Tana Bru
Arriving the 20th at lunch time
21th Hike in Varangerhalvøya Nasjonalpark
22nd Tana River (Salmon) and Tana Fiord
23rd travel in the morning to Vardo, visit the place, take the boat at 17:00. Sleeping in the boat to North Cape
Arriving 24th early in the morning.
Visit North Cape
25th leaving to Alta in the morning
Driving to Alta 25th via Storekorsnes (Fishing Village) and see King Craps in the aquarium.
Driving by the Fiord to Alta.
Arriving in the afternoon
Visit a Salmon Farm
26th in the morning driving to Tromso
Arriving on 26th at lunch time, free afternoon
27th Sailing the fiords
28th in the morning driving to Pello
Arriving in the afternoon
Canoeing in Tornio River Valley
29th in the morning driving to Viitasaari
Lake activities, sauna and barbeque
30th early morning driving to Helsinki
Arriving 30th at lunch time, visit to the city, last boat to Tallinn University of Technology End of the trip
16- 19th august
Ounasvaara Sport Cottages
Holiday Village Inari
Overnight in a triple cabin in a boat from Vardo to Honningsvåg (arrives early in the morning the 24th at 5:45)
Boat MS Northern Lights https://www.hurtigruten.no/skip/ms-nordlys/
Solvang camping og leirsted
Tromsø Lodge & Camping
Pellon Helmi Holiday Cottages
The participants of the lottery must be at least 18 years old. There will be a final online interview with the selected participants where the trip will be explained in detail, including the spirit of the journey and what is expected from the participants. The final list of participants will be selected after the interview. Participants have to take care of all the expenditures before the trip officially starts in Tallinn the 16th of August. Participants must have a personal travel insurance. There is an obligation to write a diary of the trip that will be used by the project to promotion purposes. The participants will allow the use of graphic material, photographs and videos about the trip, in the dissemination of the project. The participants will make sure they follow of the COVID restrictions and recommendations of the countries included in this trip.