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Big Bergslag canoe tour
10 days, 150 km, challenging

This tour is our longest tour. You can count on a maximum outdoor experience with a lot of variation. 



Big Bergslagstocht 3800 SEK per canoe
Includes 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)
Excluding Camping equipment,
Unplanned/additional transport
Starting Every day

Book extra

Materials One price for usage
during the entire tour
Camping stove (including
pots and 1 gas)
200 SEK
Trekking tent (2/3 pers.) 300 SEK
Sleeping mat (self-inflatable) 100 SEK

Canoe tour map

Big Bergslag canoe tour

About the Big Bergslag canoe tour:

This is our longest tour and the perfect tour for more experienced outdoor lovers and anyone who likes a proper challenge. The landtransfers during this tour are longer and harder which makes it physically more challenging. During the trip you will pass only little civilization. You can count on a maximum outdoor experience with a lot of variation. You pass through untouched forest areas, paddle over narrow winding rivers, and come across several large lakes with breathtaking views or even to take a day to relax around your campsite and read a book.

From the startingpoint in Tyfors you will paddle the first few days trough the beautifull winding Svartälven river. Which gets narrower along the way. After a landtranfser you will paddle from Djuprämmen further up north trough narrow rivers. From Fjällrämmen you go west to the big Naren lake. From there on you paddle southwards over several big lakes and rivers. You will finish your tour at Värmlandsgården. If you want to make the tour a bit more challenging, then you can make an extra loop till Tyngsö. Pay attention: This extra loop has a hard land transfer over 1km where you need to carry your canoe and luggage without the canoe wheels.

The tour takes you past many uninhabited islands and riverbanks where you can set up camp. It is not uncommon that you do not meet other people for days. But with some luck you can spot beavers or other wild animals during this trip. The 10-day trip is based on an average paddling pace with plenty of room to swim, fish, make a fire, grill and explore the many uninhabited islands and riverbanks.

Suitable for: experienced outdoor lovers / everyone that likes a proper challange
Level: challanging
Distance: approx. 150 kilometers
Land transports: 17 land transports, the shortest is 50 meters and the longest 4 kilometer (when the water level is low this can go up till ca 7km).

Instructions about the equipment and route: The day before departure or on day 1 
Day 1: 9.30 Transport from Värmlandsgården to the starting point (Tyfors), start tour
Day 1-10: Your expedition through the Swedish wilderness
Day 10: 16:00 End of the tour you will finish at Värmlandsgården (latest 16:00)

Further information

  • 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.

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Canoetour 10 days, 150 kilometers, challenging