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Culture and Music Trip to Eastern Finland

Discover the cultural highlights of Eastern Finland on this self-drive tour while staying at some charming local guest houses and hotels. The tour begins with the tranquility of Valamo monastery, then proceeds to explore local history in the Murtovaara House museum and finishes at the much praised Kuhmo Chamber Music Festival.

Evening Cruise with Steamship Ukkopekka

During summer evenings Steamship Ukkopekka sails from Turku to the fascinating small island of Loistokari. There is everything you need for a wonderful evening: delicious dinner inspired by the Finnish archipelago with a variety of fish and barbecue specialties, along with live music and dancing on the pier. The ship is alive with an unforgettable atmosphere and happy people!

Berry Picking and Mushroom Hunting in Nuuksio National Park

Forests in Finland are a real treasure if you like berries or mushrooms. Picking berries and mushrooms in tranquil forests is relaxing and fun. Northern clean nature and summer with long sunny days and white nights give an incredibly delicious taste to berries and fungi. It is not only the aroma – Finnish berries and mushrooms are clean and healthy; they contain huge amounts of important vitamins, flavonoids, fiber, and anti-oxidants. This guided nature hike takes you to the best picking places in Nuuksio National Park.

Experience Clean Nature with us

We want to offer our guests overall wellbeing from dawn till dusk in a genuine country milieu. Gorgeous nature, the peace and tranquillity of the countryside as well as the healing impact of the forest are found here. The farmstead is situated in the authentic Finnish countryside in the middle of fields and forests on the banks of the lake Iso-Roine (Big Roine). Swimming and taking a sauna, home made organic food, activities for each and everyone regardless of what shape you are in. All this builds up to a comfort holiday in addition to exquisite experiences from Finland.

Forest Bath 2 hours from Helsinki-Vantaa Airport

Breath and relax! The nature and surroundings of Himos gives you a memorable way to simmer down. The genuine Finnish sauna and forest are an incredible source for inner strength and relaxation – from these elements the Finns draw their famous “sisu” and stamina. Forest bath is a 3 day long dip to the nature of Central Finland and to the Finnish traditions.

Silent Moments at a Karelian Guesthouse

Take a break from day-to-day life to simply be and peacefully listen to your surroundings and yourself. A two-day stop in a quiet and charming guesthouse is an opportunity for rest, spending time outdoors, guided light exercise, delicious local food, relaxation for mind and body, and for actively listening to the sounds of silence.

Sunset Sauna Cycle

This tour shows you what this sauna-frenzy nation of Finns is all about! In a magic evening of setting sun we cycle around Eastern side of Helsinki center to such neighborhoods like the hipster home Kallio, Kruununhaka full of Finnish history, and functionally modern Merihaka / Hakaniemi. We learn about sauna and the culture behind it while cycling around the recreational areas and islands close to the center of Helsinki. We also stop at one of the famous public saunas for a real bathing!

2 - day SUP and Wilderness Cabin Holiday

Sieravuori is a holiday centre in western Finland and this is a special offer for stopover visitors to Finland. The package for two persons includes 2 nights accommodation in a row cabin with breakfast, 1-2 hrs guided SUP and/or kayaking training on a lake, 3-4 hrs guided paddle safari on the lake or nearby Yläne river and 2 day free use of SUP boards and/or kayaks.

A Baltic Sea Cruise Between Finland and Estonia

On this sailing cruise you will have an opportunity to sail the old unique, strong and seaworthy schooner on Baltic Sea. The ship starts from Turku, cruises along the most beautiful archipelago, stops in Högsåra and Hanko, then sails over Baltic Sea to Tallinn where you can spend the whole day exploring the historical Hansa town's sights and do shopping in idyllic, small shops. The cruise ends in Helsinki, the capital of Finland. This cruise is a marvellous combination of sailing and experiencing the special maritime culture in the Baltic cities.

A Day in the Lappish Wilderness with Traditional Forest Skis in Ylläs

Come explore the Lappish wilderness by traditional way of skiing. Instead of regular cross-country skis used on maintained tracks, we will make our own path skiing across frozen lakes, into the deep snow in the forest, heading towards our kota – a traditional Lappish teepee – where we will enjoy a typical Finnish outdoor lunch by open fire, before skiing back. Forest skiing is an excellent way to discover the arctic nature, and it offers a perfect opportunity to learn about fauna and flora in the area, check animal tracks with your guide, and get to know our environment.

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 Guided Canoeing Tour in Kolovesi National Park

Join our professional guide on a one day adventure in a canoeing paradise: Kolovesi national park. Motorboats are not allowed in Kolovesi, and this makes canoeing a pleasure in the silent and wilderness like surroundings. The guide will ensure a safe and informative visit to Kolovesi even for beginners. During the safari we will make a small break in Ukonvuori hill to explore the 5000 years old rock paintings. Canoeing in the silence of Kolovesi is an unforgettable experience. The rare Saimaa seal lives in Kolovesi area, and if we are lucky we might see it during the day.

A Half-Day Husky Adventure in Ylläs

Exclusive husky adventure for you! Now you have a chance to unleash your inner musher. You will drive your team of huskies for about 20 km's along the beautiful taiga forest of Lapland and over the lakes, while breathing the fresh winter air of Lapland. Definitely an unforgettable experience to have!

A Night with Bears, Wolves and Wolverines

Spend an unforgettable night in a Finnish Taiga Forest watching wild bears. With luck, you can also spot a rare wolverine or a wolf pack. You'll spend the night in a comfortable wooden hide, where you can take pictures of the animals. You'll also enjoy the comfort of your own bed and a lavatory.

A Reindeer Safari to an Ice-Fishing Lake

This safari offers you an insight on how the real traditional life in Lapland used to be when you travel through the silent snow covered surroundings of Lapland in a traditional reindeer sleigh to a frozen wilderness lake. Our guide will teach you how to drill a hole in the ice and prepare the ice-fishing rod and baits. You just might to fish the catch of the day! A small Lappish campfire with sausages will highlight the day spent outdoors before returning to the reindeer farm by a reindeer sleigh.

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 Snowshoe Adventure Excursion with Gondola Lift in Ylläs

Snowshoe walking is a fun way to explore the arctic nature of Lapland and get to pristine locations where there are no other people. First, we will take a ride with the gondola lift to top of the Ylläs Fell where we can see the beautiful scenery over the neighbouring fells and all the way to Sweden. After having a coffee in a mountain top café we will start walking down along the treeless side of the fell, accompanied by this amazing scenery, and finally through the snowy gulch and forest.