The exciting swim takes place in the Pajakkakoski rapid in the centre of Kuhmo. The preparations for the swim include dressing in thermal underwear and a rescue suit with assistance from your guide. The first step is to get used to floating in the river and then the safety procedure and matters related to swimming down the rapid are explained. The participants swim down the rapid one by one. There are two guides at the end of the river to make sure everybody gets out of the water safely. The experience is completed by having a warm toddy in a tepee below. Transfer hotel - Pajakkakoski - hotel included in the price.