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A Day in Wilderness with Ice-Fishing in Ylläs

When you expect your day trip to have a bit more snowmobiling as well as some 'serious' ice-fishing, this is an adventure for you. We will first drive to a wilderness lake where we will learn ice-fishing techniques. If we are lucky, we might get some perch and white fish. The guide will serve an outdoor lunch by the lake before we start heading back to our starting point in the village Ylläsjärvi.

A Full Day Snowmobile Safari into the Lappish Wilderness

If a snowmobiling excursion is the highlight of your holiday in Lapland, this activity is made for you! Your guide will lead you to less-used snowy tracks in the northern woods, tracks that lead you to stunning arctic landscape sights which cannot be reached during the shorter snowmobile safaris. Stop for a lunch break in the great outdoors while your guide prepares you a delicious Lappish lunch by the campfire. Depending on the snow conditions we might have a chance to try something which every snowmobile driver dreams of; driving on pure, untouched, powder snow!

A Full Day Snowmobile Safari to an Arctic Snow Hotel

The Arctic Snow Hotel is one of the must things to do when you visit Rovaniemi, Lapland. Enjoy a long snowmobile safari along snowy tracks, frozen rivers and lakes, forests covered with snow and tour around the Arctic Snow Hotel where we learn about the construction of this icy masterpiece. Delicious lunch of glow-fried salmon is served in a warm wooden Kota tepee. We finish the snowmobile excursion by snowmobiling back to city knowing that this journey leaves you with many memorable impressions.

A Snow Village Visit with Snowmobiles in Ylläs

This safari will take you to the magnificent Snow Village where you'll see some beautiful snow- and ice-sculptures. All rooms in the snow hotel are individually decorated with different themes and sculptures, lights and details. Something very extraordinary is the restaurant and the chapel built with snow and ice. After the visit, we enjoy a warm drink and a doughnut in the restaurant before driving through the snowy scenery back to Ylläsjärvi village.

A Snowmobile Safari with Campfire in the Snowy Forests

Join us in experiencing the magic of the northern nature in the arctic night. Drive through the beautiful winter landscape in snowmobile headlights before stopping for a break in the middle of the dark, snow covered forest. While the guide makes a campfire, listen to the stories and facts about the Aurora Borealis. Enjoy delicious delicacies of Lapland prepared by the fire and observe the skies above you. With good luck, you can catch a glimpse of the magnificent northern lights!

A Visit to Santa's Village and Snowmobiling to a Local Reindeer Farm

Experience and discover the secrets of Santa Claus and his little helpers! Meet Mr. Father Christmas himself, visit the official Santa Claus main post office on the Arctic Circle, do some souvenir shopping in Santa Claus Village and enjoy a delicious lunch. Afterwards we head for the snowmobiles and drive to an authentic reindeer farm. Meet the reindeer herders and try a short reindeer sleigh ride, as well as take part in a crossing the arctic circle ceremony. After an unforgettable day we return back to the city by snowmobiles by driving into snow covered forest and frozen rivers & lakes.

Adventure Week in Ranua

Come and enjoy Lapland’s magnificent Arctic nature in Ranua! Enjoy an exhilarating drive over ice-covered lakes and through snowy forests. Experience the genuine lifestyle of times past on a reindeer safari. Feel the unbroken tranquillity and purity of Arctic nature. Spend a day off visiting the Santa Claus Village in Rovaniemi or wandering at your leisure, experiencing the great outdoors.

Arctic Explorer – 4 nights

The Arctic Explorer package offers you a memorable stay in Northern Lapland. During your stay, you will ride a snowmobile to a reindeer farm, explore nature with snowshoes, and enjoy a ride with enthusiastic Huskies. The evenings are dedicated to hunting down the amazing Northern Lights. The package includes airport transfers from and to Ivalo Airport, full board meals, winter clothing, accommodation, a Husky safari, reindeer day, snowshoeing, an Aurora Camp and Aurora snowmobiling. Nellim provides a variety of accommodation options, from hotel rooms to log cabins and Aurora Bubbles. Welcome!

Arctic Mini Break

This 3-night mini break packs in all the main activities on offer in Lapland. Based on Tuesday arrivals, accommodation at the Harriniva hotel in cozy double rooms or our Northern Lights cabins.

Arctic Snowmobiling

We organise snowmobile safaris for people who want to experience something special, something unique and something individual. We consider you and your group as our only guests – so we don't have big groups. Small groups allow flexibility and the ability to proceed based on your driving skills: experienced snowmobile riders will see more difficult routes, whereas beginners start with the easy ones. Nonetheless, all participants will have an amazing experience!

Aurora Borealis Safari by Snowmobile

Experience the Arctic night by driving through the snow-covered forest and on the frozen river. With a little luck, you’ll travel under a bright sky lit by the moon and the stars. Perhaps the Aurora Borealis – the Northern Lights – will appear to show you the way. Sip warm beverages and savour a snack by a campfire and learn more about the Northern Lights and Lapland.

Aurora Borealis Safari by Snowmobiles

Come and experience an exotic Arctic evening by driving through snow-covered forests and over frozen lakes by snowmobile. With a little luck, if the sky is clear, the moon, stars and even the Northern Lights may show you the way. Enjoy a delicious snack of sausages and warm drinks around an open fire before returning to the Safari Club by snowmobile.

Aurora Safari

Experience the glow of the northern lights! We will depart, when the darkness falls. Out in the wilderness we keep our eyes on the ever-changing skies. If we are lucky we will catch a glimpse of the northern lights. The safari covers about 35km's and lasts for 2-3 hours. During the safari we will serve warm drinks.

Best in Wilderness Weekend

A true wilderness experience over the weekend. A weekend breakaway with Lappish highlights like snowmobiles and huskies, 2 nights in comfortable rooms at Harriniva and one night in a wilderness lodge. And to top it off, a relaxing afternoon in the Aurora Spa of Harriniva with a jacuzzi by the riverside.

Best of Lapland

For those who want it all! This diverse activity package gives you the best of what the Lappish winter has to offer. Enjoy a traditional day on a reindeer farm, including a reindeer safari with lunch around an open fire, spend an exciting day snowmobiling through the wilderness, and top it all off with a true wilderness experience: a two-day husky safari with your own dogsled, spending the night in a wilderness cabin. You can have it all!

Border Trip - Snowmobiling to the Russian Border

A safari from west to east, to the top of the magnificent Kuntivaara Arctic hill, which is crowned with trees thickly covered in snow. The Kuntivaara hill is 480 m above sea level. The Russian border is just around the corner and the breath taking scenery over Arctic wilderness will stay in our memories for days to come.

Crossing the Fell by Snowmobile

We journey through the Levi countryside by snowmobile and twist around the south side of the fell. From River Ounasjoki we climb 531 metres over the fell's surrounding foothills, enjoying the picturesque landscape. In good weather you can see the fells of Ylläs, Pallas and Kumpu. We enjoy hot drinks and buns (pulla) on top of the fell and then descend to Lake Immeljärvi. The journey covers approximately 30 km and lasts 1,5–2 hours.

Easy Snowmobile Safari

Get a taste of snowmobile driving on varying terrain through snow-covered forests and fells. We offer a range of routes suitable for various skill levels. This is great fun, regardless whether you are a first-timer or have experienced snowmobiling before. A pleasant introduction with excellent snowmobiles and equipment!

Escape to the Wilderness - a Full Day Snowmobile Safari in Ylläs

This snowmobile excursion provides a complete get-away with snowmobiles in the wilderness of Lapland. The remote tracks take us around snowy landscapes of Lapland: up the hills, cross the rivers, along the lakes and swamps. This snowmobile safari is for the ones who like to go beyond the most common, explore something new and have more challenging driving. During the day we will enjoy a lunch in the forest accompanied by a hot drink.

Excursion to Northern Lights Resort by Bus

This excursion takes you to the Northern light Resort located approximately 20 km away from the city lights with good view to the northern sky. At the resort you will find the Aurora Borealis theatre build inside a massive snow igloo, presenting a film about the myths and facts of this natural phenomenon along with spectacular photos of the Northern Lights. You will also have time to roam around the resort, admire the bar igloo or take a brisk sleigh ride with snowmobile drawn sleigh. Don’t forget to enjoy the the traditional reindeer burgers in wooden Kammi cabin by the open fire.