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2-Day Trip to Svanstein and Miekojärvi

Are you ready for the winter wilderness? Leave with us for a two-day trip full of wilderness experiences. First up we drive to a traditional reindeer farm in Sinettä. Come face-to-face with the majestic animals and ride a reindeer-drawn sleigh. Then we continue to Svanstein, a premier skiing location for some downhill skiing and a barbecue lunch. After all the excitement and exercise, we continue to our lakeside cabin for some well-deserved relaxation and some time in the lakeside sauna. Next, spend the night in our “Aurora Nest” with a see-through roof, for the ultimate Aurora night...

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.

Polar Lights Tour - Night Safari with Huskies

An evening program with a husky team driven by our guides, length about 10 km. A very good opportunity to see an arctic snowy forest with the sky full of stars and with good luck even northern lights. After the husky safari we warm up in our kammi by a campfire with a sausage, hot juice and cookies.

Reindeer Farm Experience

You will not find a mode of transportation more traditional than the reindeer sleigh. Come face to face with these gentle creatures, as we take you to a nearby reindeer farm to ride a reindeer-drawn sleigh through the snowy forests. We will pick you up from your hotel and drive 30 minutes to the reindeer farm. Here you will be instructed in the use of the reindeer sleigh, and you get to experience a 700-meter sleigh ride. Then you can learn about the life of a reindeer herder over some hot juice and cookies.

Visit to a Local Family Farm and Skiing with Huskies

Welcome to visit a tiny family run husky farm near Rovaniemi, where the eight huskies are considered as members of the family. Skiing with the huskies is great fun, but it demands previous experience of alpine or cross-country skiing. The distance of the ride is 5-10km, depending on the weather conditions and your skills. After a thrilling adventure we will stop by a fireplace and have a warm drink and a little snack. This visit it suitable only for families, couples or friends – and the max. group size is 6 guests, with limited availability.

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.

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.

Call of the Wild Husky Adventure

Get away from the city and enjoy the magical forests of the lappish wilderness, while driving your own dog-team. The sound of the panting huskies and the snow underneath your sled is the perfect soundtrack for this adventure. During the tour we drive about 16-22 km. The husky excursion lasts about 3 hours.

Hunting Northern Lights with Huskies

Enjoy the Northern night, sitting in a sled being pulled by a husky team! The darkness of the night or the magical lights dancing in the sky create a breathtaking atmosphere, which can only be experienced in Lapland! The silence of the wilderness around us is broken only by the smooth sounds of the sled skis. We will stop to warm up a little in a goahti, where we also grill sausages and drink hot juice. If Lapland’s magic is on our side and the Northern Lights show themselves to us, you also have a chance to photograph the Northern Lights.

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.

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...

5-Day Husky Safari

The number one product of the sledge dog world! Be a Musher and ride 5 days with your own team, cabin to cabin. We ride about 160 km in five days. This tour includes a 5-day Husky safari with your own team, transport from the airport, and 2 nights at the Husky farm's guestrooms with full board. No experience is necessary, but you should be reasonably fit, confident in your sense of balance, and able to cope with the cold and long hours outside. [Photo credit: Musher M.Trienke]

Husky safari to a Forest Teepee

The huskies will take you on a 20 km ride through the snowy land (2 persons/sled team). On the way we will have a break in a forest Teepee (kota) grilling sausages and drinking hot juice while talking about sled dogs life. After the trip you can spend time with the dogs and take pictures. Duration: about 3,5 h.

Husky Trekking Week in Kuhmo

Join us for a guided week trekking with huskies! Every hiker will get their “own” husky and a local guide to show the way through the forests. Hikers will also be provided with special husky-trekking gear; a shock-absorbing leash between the hiker and the dog and a comfortable belt on the hikers' waist. Accommodation will be at the husky farm or if wished, in a lakeside hotel – a perfect combination of wilderness & wellness, hiking & huskies, outdoor life & relaxation.

Taiga Husky Tour

A wilderness husky tour for about 7,5 hours, including a campfire lunch. The perfect way to experience the magnificent taiga forests of Lapland. Enjoy the sound of silence as you mush your own dog-team through the remote trails just north of Rovaniemi and the Arctic Circle. We travel 30-40 km during this tour. After or during the tour (weather dependant), we enjoy a hearty campfire lunch. You can choose to drive your sled alone, or share the experience with a partner.

Forest Tour with Reindeer

After instructions, we will start our safari, each participant with their own reindeer. The reindeers are well-trained – anyone can enjoy the safari safely with these reliable creatures. The route is about 6 kilometers long and passes a lake on the way through the forest. The ride takes about 30 to 60 minutes, depending on your reindeer. After we are back at the farm, hot drinks and snacks are served in the warmth of our cosy grange. Duration around 2 hours.

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.

The Reindeer Experience

This guided tour introduces you to the life of reindeer and the area's history. You will also get to feed the reindeer with their favorite food, reindeer moss. The tour is made by foot, snowmobile or sledge. A warm drink is served during the tour. Duration: 1,5 h. Group size: with snowmobile 1–16 persons, with sledge 1–20 persons, by foot 1–50 persons. The price includes pick up from Järvisydän, safari clothes, your guide and a warm drink.

Snowmobile Safari to Reindeer Farm

Turn onto the snowmobile track and follow it through the snow-covered nature to a local reindeer farm. Once at the farm, the owner has a carefully selected group of reindeer which he has trained for sledge-pulling and reindeer racing. As you sit snugly in the sleigh, the reindeer will take you on a traditional 1 km ride. Coffee or tea will be served at the farm. After the coffee break, you'll return back to the Safari Club House by snowmobile.

Polar Lights Tour – Night Safari with Huskies

Experience an atmospheric evening with a Husky team driven by a guide. This 10-kilometre safari is a great opportunity to admire the starry sky – and if you are lucky, see the Northern Lights. After the ride, we enjoy sweet and salty pancakes with hot juice by the campfire in a traditional ”kammi”. Duration about 2 hours.