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Follow the Elves - One-Day Husky Safari

After information on how to handle a husky team of 4-6 dogs and how to drive a dog sled we start a memorable husky safari and everyone will drive their own husky team. A picnic lunch is prepared and served by a campfire during the day.

Husky Spin

Welcome to the Home of Huskies! Meet the charming individuals of our pack and go for a spin in our 1 km route in the magical surroundings of a snowy spruce forest. Relax in the good company of your friends over a hot drink by the fire in the Lappish hut. Suitable for all. Duration: 1 hour

Day of Animal Fun and Water

A day full of fun with animals and water makes for a true Northern autumn experience. Our first destinations will be a husky farm and a reindeer farm. Learn all about the animals and what goes into the running of the farms, the daily task of caring for and training the animals, and get a ride in an “autumn carriage” pulled by a dogsledding team. Next we’ll retreat to an outdoor fireplace to cook up a meal of sausages, mushroom soup, and blueberry tea, as part of a fishing trip out on the lake in a canoe. Of course, anything you catch, we can grill!

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.

6 km Husky Loop – Self-Driven Husky Safari

After a guided tour, a guide will tell you how to drive a dog sled. The exciting 6 km Husky safari will take place in the beautiful winter landscape. After the safari, we will enjoy warm juice and biscuits. Two persons per dog sled team. Duration: 1.5 hours.

Active Family Week

This active week is fun for the whole family! You get to see friendly Huskies, bounce around at Angry Birds Activity Park, and ski – even in the summertime – at the Vuokatti ski tunnel! Accommodation included!

Kota Tour with Reindeer

A 3 km reindeer sled ride with a stop halfway in a Lappish tepee (kota). During the break, coffee and sweet or salty pancakes are served. Duration about 2 hours.

Husky Hike in the Nature, 2.5 hours

If you love huskies and walking in the nature, this tour is made for you. Hiking with huskies is more intensive than normal walking because the dogs are very eager to study the surroundings. Sometimes they like to find out what is happening in the forest. As the dogs have much better senses than humans, they also help us to see and hear better what is happening around us. On the tour every hiker will get their “own” husky, and our guide will show the way through the forests. Feel the friendship with your companion and enjoy the beauty of Wild Nordic.

Reindeer Safari – Rovaniemi

A memorable reindeer sleigh ride. Transportation by car to a reindeer farm, where you can try reindeer sleighing. This traditional way of travelling through snowy forests is a unique experience — in the evening, you may even see the Northern Lights blaze up the sky. Enjoy a hot cup of coffee with a bun at our campfire and learn about the life of reindeer herders.

Winter Fun – Horse and Husky Experience

During the visit, you will get to know our farm animals, enjoy the power of our Huskies in a big sled driven by the guide, and let your mind relax in an open horse sleigh. After the rides, we warm up in a ”kammi” with hot juice by the fire. Duration about 1 hour.

Arctic Expedition - Premium Husky Sled Ride in Nuuksio National Park

Enjoy the Finnish nature in a mystic dog sled ride through the forest. Meet our friendly huskies and hear the stories of dog mushing. You'll ride safely through the up's an down's of Nuuksio National Park, pulled by Siberian huskies. In the 3-hour-version we'll make a nice stop close to a lake, often frozen, and enjoy of a typical Finnish snack and delicacies by the fire, with special hot coffee. In the 2-hour-version we'll drive a bit less and cook coffee by the fire back at the base camp. We'll use dog carts or dog sleds.

11 km Reindeer Ride to Turf Chamber at Kukkura

This reindeer tour takes you to a traditional turf chamber. You will learn to lasso, have some snacks by the open fire, and hear stories about reindeers and Lappish life. We will then return back to the farm through a silent, snowy forest. Duration 4 hours, temperature limit -25°C.

Reindeer Hike in Nature

Enjoy Lappish nature and beautiful views of the Kemijoki River by participating on this relaxing hiking experience together with reindeer. We will begin the excursion by walking along the river shore, where you can try fishing if you wish. The reindeer will carry your packs in traditional carrying bags placed on their back, and we continue our hike up to a hill, where we stop to rest. Lappish snacks and drinks will be served by the open fire, and we tell you great stories about reindeer herding in Lapland.

Husky Safari – Saariselkä

Enthusiastic barking welcomes you to the safari at our departure point. Before departing on your journey, you will be given instructions on how to control the sleds, which you will ride in pairs. Passengers may swap places at the halfway point. The head musher tells about the life and training of these Arctic animals, and you have a chance to take some great photos. The departure point may change according to weather conditions. Hot drinks will be served by a campfire.

Reindeer Safari and Northern Lights Hunting

This is a night to remember! Travel by car for 20 minutes to the start of the adventure at a local reindeer farm. Once you arrive, meet the animals and learn a little about them before taking a seat in a traditional sleigh, pulled by reindeer. Travel through snowy forests sitting comfortably, and who knows, perhaps the Northern Lights paint the skies in shades of green above you. A hot cup of coffee with a bun is served around a campfire. You also get up close to the reindeers and learn about reindeer husbandry from the friendly herders.

Sled Ride in the Levi Husky Park

Join an action-packed trip in a Husky sled through a snowy forest to a frozen lake. The big sleigh is suitable for the whole family, and your guide takes care of the driving. After the drive, you get to know the residents of the park – the Siberian Huskies, reindeers, cheerful little raccoon dogs, trained animals that perform tricks, and the pack of Tundra wolf Boogie. Hot drinks and sausages in a warm Lappish kota (teepee) are included. Duration: 2.5 hours.

Husky Safari 5 km (Self-Drive) and Husky Farm Visit

Feel the thrill of driving or sitting in a sled pulled by Huskies, 2 persons on each team. Halfway through the safari, you can change places. After the safari, we'll get to know the Husky farm, where you will meet charming arctic Siberian Huskies, Husky puppies, dog wolves and reindeers of the farm (which you can also feed). Hot drinks and sausages by a cozy fireplace included in the price. Duration about 2 hours.

Short Husky Safaris

Spend a wonderful day on our Husky farm at Ruka, home to 200 sled dogs. Adults can ride by themselves with a Husky team of 6 dogs and a child or another adult can sit in the sled. After a riding lesson, the ride will begin. Our guide will be on a snowmobile, so they can easily help you if needed. You can choose the riding distance: 2 km-5 km-10 km-20 km-30 km. After the ride, we will have a cup of coffee by the fire. You also have a chance to meet all the other animals on our farm!

Reindeer Safari – Saariselkä

In the old days, the only means of winter transportation for the people of Lapland was on sleighs pulled by reindeer. Often, there could be as many as 25–30 reindeer in a long raito caravan. You will experience this traditional, peaceful way of moving through snowscapes, where the only sound you hear is the light jingling of the reindeer's bells. Hot drinks will be served by the fire. Transfer from and to the hotel by minibus.

Nature Trails and Outdoor Activities

Our nature trails, which wind their ways through quiet forests and past crystal clear lakes, attract hikers and walkers throughout the year. In autumn you can pick mushrooms and berries in the forest, and in spring witness nature coming back to life in all its colourful glory. At Vierumäki, magnificent ridges and coniferous woods provide a varied setting for many types of sports and activities, such as riding, dogsledding safaris, forest yoga and mountain biking.