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Arctic Island Hopping

Explore the Arctic archipelago nearby the City of Kemi by skiing from one island to another. You will be transported comfortably in the warm Olokolo nest to the Arctic Adventure Island where you will get on skis tailor-made for exploring the wintry woods. This will certainly be an adventure to remember! After the skiing adventure, you can enjoy Finnish sausages in a Sami Hut on a small island named Kemi Check Point. Return to the city in the comfort of the Olokolo nest.

Winter Day in Linnansaari National Park

During our winter day, you can try several winter activities in the sceneries of Linnansaari National Park and the Kaarnetsaari Island. Choose whether you want to get to Kaarnetsaari Island by skates, skis, snowshoes, kick sledge or sleigh. While on the island, you can also go for a snowshoeing trip or try winter fishing! We will enjoy a fish or game soup by a campfire or inside the main building.

Snow Fun Day Combo, 4 hours

This tour offers the opportunity to try out the most popular activities of Lapland during the same program. A short snowmobile safari will give you a chance to ride your own snowmobile around the Arctic Circle area. We will make a visit to local Reindeer farm and have a short ride with reindeer sleigh and visit a Husky farm to pet the adorable huskies and take a ride pulled by dog team. Then 
a hike in the forest with snowshoes, hilarious tandem skiing and some fun at a sliding hill. A fun experience for everyone!

Snowmobile Animal Day with Snowshoe Hike

Are you ready for a day of snow and animals? First try the snowmobile, as experts instruct you in the use of these exciting vehicles and take you for a ride to see the majestic reindeer as well as the formidable husky. Learn all about the ways these animals are trained and raised, meet them, and even ride on a reindeer-drawn sleigh, as well as a sleigh pulled a by a team of huskies...

Ice Climbing Day in Korouoma Canyon

Ice Climbing Day Trip to the Korouoma Gorge in Posio, where the mightiest ice falls in Finland are located – some up to 60 meters tall. It is an amazing conservation area with rich flora and fauna. Experience Finland's best ice climbing venue with professional guides. Korouoma is located roughly 2 h 30 minutes by car from Pyhätunturi, 1 h 30 minutes from Rovaniemi.
 An overnight stay nearby the gorge is also possible for additional cost (a basic wilderness hut or a comfy cottage).

Kaldoaivi Backcountry Ski Tour

Want to challenge yourself with a remote off-the-track backcountry ski-tour in the far north? Here is your chance: a guided one week (Saturday to Friday) backcountry skiing tour following the northernmost pine-line in Europe inside the Kaldoaivi wilderness area. Well suited for skiers who have some previous experience in nordic skiing (but not necessarily in backcountry skiing). Full board in simple wilderness huts with no electricity, while the more adventurous also have a chance to try sleeping in tents. Organized in March and April. Transport to and from Ivalo Airport are included.

Horse Sleigh Ride in the Snowy Forest

This romantic ride takes you through a snowy forest to the beautiful frozen Lake Pyhäjärvi. Enjoy the winter magic, find peace of mind, and relax. You will also be served a cup of hot chocolate. The sleigh is pulled by an original Finn horse and it fits a maximum of 2 adults and 2 children. 1-hour private tour.

Cross-Country Skiing for Beginners

Put on the skis and join us on the trail! Cross-country skiing is an effective exercise for the whole body. This program gives you access to the traditional winter sport with a guide. First we get used to the skis and learn the basic techniques, then we go test your skills on the track. Price includes skiing equipment. Duration about 2 hours.

Aurora Activity Week

Due to its location, Nuorgam is one of the best places to chase the northern lights. We have zero light pollution, and because of the cold, there are no clouds. This makes it possible to see the northern lights during 60–70% of winter nights. With any luck, you will see the northern lights dancing in the sky. But don't come just for the aurora borealis, come for arctic beauty and winter exploration. We take you to the wilderness by skis, snowshoes, and snowmobile. We will teach you ice fishing on the frozen lakes. You will visit a reindeer herder. Come and discover the Arctic.

Ice Fishing – Traditional Finnish Experience

Want to enjoy the Finnish wintertime? Put some skates on, glide to our island, and enjoy the beautiful landscape as you sit by a hole in the ice and wait for the fish to come. Our guide will explain how you'll get the biggest fish of all times. Our Winter Café will also provide you with a hot chocolate to keep you warm. Total duration circa 4 hours.

Hunt for Northern Lights and Lappish Barbecue

Come join us for an evening out of the city, as we take you from your hotel to great viewing locations for the best chance to see the spectacular Northern Lights! You will get a chance to try out snowshoes and enjoy a traditional meal of reindeer sausages, boletus mushroom soup, and blueberry tea, all while we watch the skies overhead for those wondrous lights in the sky, the Aurora Borealis!

Silence of Winter: Walking with Snowshoes

We enjoy the silence of the forest while walking with snowshoes. During our trip, we wonder what happens under the snow – how can plants and animals survive the winter. We also admire different shapes of snow and ice along our path. We stop for some warm drinks and snacks on the way. Duration: 3 hours. You need to wear warm outdoor clothes, shoes, head wear, and gloves. This trip can be made from December to March, depending on snow conditions. Weather limit -20°C.

Refreshing Outdoor Weekend

No light pollution, only fresh air and fascinating nature scenery between lakes and forests await you. Our special weekend package introduces you to our most popular activities, fatbike rides and canoeing or wintertime snowshoeing. During the day, you will enjoy these sports safely with our guide. Our routes take you along the Kanta-Häme region, including the deepest swamp in Finland. In the evening, you can warm up in one of our cozy lakeside saunas and take a dip in the water. Some nights when the sky is clear, you might even see the Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis)!

Ice Climbing

A safe opportunity to try ice climbing with professional guides at Tajukangas. Our guides will take you step-by-step through how to climb ice and each climber will have at least two full climbs on the wall. Everything you need is included in the price from climbing boots to ice axes. Tajukangas is located in Pyhätunturi, which could be the easiest-access venue for proper ice climbing in the whole world – just a 10 minute walk from the meeting point, Hotel Pyhätunturi. Pyhätunturi is located just 2 hours from city of Rovaniemi and is easily attainable by Ski Bus.

Nighttime Snowshoe Trek on Levi Fell

Come and enjoy the nighttime while snowshoeing up the Levi Fell. We marvel at the landscape and night skies, filled with thousands of stars, the moon and the Northern Lights – if you're lucky. Nature's gorgeous snow art is at its best in the mountain forest. Your guide will tell fascinating stories of Lapland in a traditional hut. Participants need to be at least 8 years old. Duration about 2.5 hours.

Explorers’ Multiweek, 7 Nights

Vuokatti is full of activities and entertainment for everyone. We can guarantee unforgettable nature experiences in pure Finnish nature! The perfect package for those who want to have the best excursions and also a couple of days for skiing, winter fun with the family, or just relaxing and enjoying the nature. Perfect for families! Accommodation included.

Winter Activity Day Tours

In the winter time, there are a number of activities you can enjoy with us for! Skiing, snow kiting, snow shoeing, snowmobiling, fatbiking, ice fishing, visiting a reindeer herder, sledding... First snow usually falls in October. The Polar Night starts in October and ends in mid-January. The high season for auroras begins in November and lasts until March. Our kite school is open until May.