Svartälven family canoe tour
6 days, 70 km, easy
A beautiful 6-day tour on the slowly flowing Svartälven river and over the lakes around Lesjöfors.
|Svartälven tour||3200 SEK per canoe|
Canoe, paddles, canoe cart, life jackets, watertight barrel, rope, folding spade, sponge, garbage bags, nature card for Svartälven river (mandetory from 16y) and tour description with detailed map.
Transport to the start (9.30h) and from the finish (16.00h) of the tour.
One price for usage|
during the entire tour
Camping stove (including|
pots and 1gas)
|Trekking tent (2/3 pers.)||300 SEK|
|Sleeping mat (self-inflatable)||100 SEK|
About the Svartälven family canoe tour:
This is a perfect tour for the whole family or beginners who want to enjoy the beautiful nature of Sweden in a relaxed manner. Starting from Tyfors in the province of Dalarna, you will follow for a large part the slow-flowing Svartälven river. Through Lesjöfors and over several lakes you will reach Sundsjön.
Along the way you will pass several uninhabited islands that are worth exploring and where you can spend the night. Plus, on this tour there are several camping places that are equipped with a small shelter and/or dry toilet. With some luck you can also spot beavers or other wild animals during the trip. The 6-day trip is based on an easy paddling pace with plenty of room to swim, fish, light a fire and explore the many uninhabited islands and riverbanks.
Suitable for: Families / Beginners / Experienced canoeists
Distance: approx. 70 kilometers
Land transports: 11 land transports, the shortest is 50 meters and the longest 2 kilometer. For the landtransfers you will use canoe wheels. During one landtransfer you need to carry the canoe about 50 meters.
Instructions about the equipment and route: The day before departure or at 8.30 am on day 1
Day 1: 9.30 Transport from Värmlandsgården to the starting point (Tyfors), start tour
Day 1-6: Your adventure through the Swedish wilderness
Day 6: 16.00 End of the tour, transfer from the finish (Sundsjön) to Värmlandsgården
- For the Svartälven River a nature pass is mandatory. This contribution takes care of maintenance along the river, such as the construction and maintenance of shelters, fire places and toilet facilities. This pass is included in het price. The 6 day trip is based on a easy paddling pace with room for relaxation and exploring. If you want to shorten or lenghten the trip, please contact us.
- It is possible to book a stay at our campsite or in one of our stugas, before or after your tour.
- Click here for more tips and rules about canoeing and camping in the Swedish wilderness.
- How to reach Värmlandsgården: by car, public traffic or airplane.
Any questions or special requests? Please contact us: