Hiking – Ukkohalla Resort

A WIDE RANGE OF HIKING TRAILS OFFER THE PERFECT SETTING FOR OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES AND HIKING

There are options for long hikes as well as for short nature walks. Good choice for long hiking is the legendary UKK trail. Popular hiking trail is also nearly 60-kilometer long Köngäskierros with its magnificent natural sights like the famous, large natural Komulanköngäs waterfall.  Along the route, you can admire the hilly landscape of Kainuu with old spruce forests and open swamps as far the eye can see.

For short day hikes and picnics you can find meaningful paths immediately nearby in Ukkohalla nature. We also offer a range of guided tours.

Hiking tour to Paljakkavaara Observation Tower

Our guide takes you through the many hundred-year-old spruce forest to the Paljakkavaara Observation Tower. From the height of 384 meters you can admire the magnificent panoramic views over the Ukkohalla-Paljakka area. On the way and in the surrounding area you will find unique natural forests, rare both in Finland and throughout Northern Europe. The oldest sprudes are up to 400 years old. After enjoying a magical walk, fresh air and views, a light lunch is served in a Kota hut.

Season/availability: June-September
Duration: 2 h
Capasity: Min. 2 persons
Starting point: Hotel Ukkohalla
Physical difficulty level: Easy
Clothing / equipment recommended:
Comfortable outdoor clothing and shoes depending on weather
Price:
Package price includes guiding, light lunch in a Kota hut.

 

 

Hiking tour to Komulanköngäs waterfalls

Bring your trekking shoes for a day out into the forest. Today we take you to the famous Komulanköngäs waterfall through the old forest and hilly landscape of Kainuu.
On the 8 km long hike you will explore the old spruce forests and open swamps . Scenic, 6 meter high, two-branched waterfall is rare in Finnish conditions. At its most spectacular, the fall is between April and May during the spring floods and after that there is enough water to make the waterfall beautiful. At the spot you can have a swim in the fresh water and cook sausages at one of the campfire spots at the waterfalls.

Season/availability: June-September
Duration: 3 h
Capasity: Min. 2 persons
Starting point: Hotel Ukkohalla
Physical difficulty level: Easy
Clothing / equipment recommended:
Comfortable outdoor clothing and shoes depending on weather
Price:
Package price includes guiding, light lunch in a Kota hut.

Ukkohalla Hiking Trails