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Tour*DifficultyStart days**Price week 1***Extra dagar
A: Glaskogen Medium to difficult Every day 1390 SEK**** 179 SEK****
B: Rinnen Easy to medium Tues/Thurs/Sun 1829 SEK 129 SEK ***
C: Jösse Difficult Tues/Thurs/Sun 1829 SEK 129 SEK ***
D: Köla Easy Mon/Wed/Sat 1829 SEK 129 SEK ***
E: Värmeln Easy Every day 1190 SEK 129 SEK ***
F: Lillälven Medium to difficult  Mon/Wed/Sat 1829 SEK 129 SEK ***

Maximun 2 canoes/5 persons per company
* Tours unguided
** Welcome the day before to check-in!
*** Price per person. Extra equipment not included.
Extra day for B, C, D, E och F: 129 SEK/person/day (does not apply to additional equipment).
Extra day for A: 179 kr/person/day (does not apply to additional equipment).

One person alone turing the tour: Tour price + 50%. (in case of tour with transport and alone to start this day!)

Children up to the age of 5: 399 SEK/child.
Children 6-15 years: 50% discount. Apply for extra day as well.
See below what is included in the price.

**** Includes Glaskogen Nature Reserve fee. 

MAPS: North tours and South tours


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Tour A - Glaskogen 

paddling arvika
Photo: Birgit Ohlin

This tour is suitable for those who are looking for solitude in the wilderness. You will go through the natural reserve of Glaskogen which is surrounded by vast forests and transparent lakes. There are beautiful canoeing routes passing through several of the 80 lakes situated in the reserve, with great fishing opportunities and unique nature experiences. Try to camp in the area, spend the night under the open sky, sleep in a windbreak or use any overnight cabins.

Fully booked dates:
Tour A-Glaskogen
26/06, 01/07, 10/07, 21/07, 03/08, 11/08

Distance 100 km
Difficulty Medium to difficult
Portages 8
Shops Arvika Kanot & Turistcenter, Lenungshammar.
Start Arvika Kanot & Turistcenter, every day at 10 AM and 2 PM
Finish Arvika Kanot & Turistcenter


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Tour B - Rinnen 

Beginning in the lake Rinnen, the route follows the Brunsberg river down to Lake Värmeln - a beautiful lake considered to have given its name to Värmland itself. A tour where you'll see almost no houses but discover a multitude of little islands.

Distance 75-120 km. Two different routes.
Difficulty Easy to medium
Portages 4-7
Shops Arvika Kanot & Turistcenter, Brunskog, Edane, Värmskog, Grums.
Start Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays at 9 AM.
Transport to start location at around 10 AM from Arvika Kanot & Turistcenter.
Finish Arvika Kanot & Turistcenter

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Tour C - Jösse 

canoe in the river jösse
Photo: Birgit Ohlin

The tour starts in a pretty isolated area with abandoned farms, vestiges of the Finnish immigration in the 17th century, and follows the loveliest valleys.

Distance 110 km
Difficulty Difficult
Portages 16 of which 8 are short
Shops Arvika Kanot & Turistcenter, Austmarka (Norway), Gunnarskog, Ottebol.
Start Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays at 9 AM.
Transport to start location at around 10 AM from Arvika Kanot & Turistcenter. 
Finish Arvika Kanot & Turistcenter

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Tour D - Köla 

Köla camp in the sunset
Photo: Birgit Ohlin

This is an easy tour that is suited well to those with less canoeing experience or families with children. Starting in lake of Skjervangen in Norway, the tour follows the sinuous Köla river through the lakes Hugn and Ränken and all the way to the centre at Ingestrand.

Distance 85 km
Difficulty Easy
Portages 8
Shops Arvika Kanot & Turistcenter, Skillingmark, Koppom, Åmotfors, Ottebol, Sulvik. 
Start Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays at 9 AM.
Transport to start location at around 10 AM from Arvika Kanot & Turistcenter.
Finish Arvika Kanot & Turistcenter

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Tour E - Värmeln

Arvika kanotcenter old house
Photo: Birgit Ohlin

Like the Rinnen tour, the Värmeln tour offers a very nice tour of the lake Värmeln, which lends its name to our region. It is a quiet and unknown area where you can find many remote islands, as well as very good shopping facilities. This trip has at least two land transports and maximum five.

Fully booked dates:
Tour E-Värmeln:
26/06, 01/07, 10/07, 21/07, 03/08, 11/08

Distance 75 to 120 km
Difficulty Easy
Portages 2-5
Shops Arvika Kanot & Turistcenter, Edane, Brunskog, Grums, Värmskog.
Start Arvika Kanot & Turistcenter, every day at 10 AM and 2 PM.
Finish Arvika Kanot & Turistcenter


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Tour F - Lillälven 

mirror lillälven
Photo: Birgit Ohlin

The tour begins in the southern part of the natural reserve of Glaskogen and follows the Lillälven river, which passes through a few lakes in the middle of the wilderness before going into the river Byälven. Then, it continues on to Lake Glafsfjorden to end at the canoe centre.

Distance 100 km
Difficulty Medium to difficult
Portages 11
Shops Arvika Kanot & Turistcenter, Svanskog, Långserud, Glava.
Start Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays at 9 AM.
Transport to start location at around 10 AM from Arvika Kanot & Turistcenter.
Finish Arvika Kanot & Turistcenter

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Included in the price 

  • Map, canoe guide, briefing, canoe instruction, wind shelter fee
  • Transport to start place where applicable
  • Canoe package: swim jackets, paddles, 2 canoe seats, canoe wagon, 2 ropes, sponge, spade, waste bags
  • Parking och shower free
  • Wi-Fi

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