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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.

Jet Ski Safari

This safari takes place either on the Ounasjoki River, Lake Levijärvi or Lake Sirkkajärvi depending on the weather condition. Riding the ski jet is easy, fun and safe. There is no need for a driving license, but the minimum age required is 15 years. Enjoy views of the fell in its summer colours while jet skiing. If the weather gets cold, you will be provided with neoprene gear. Duration about 2.5 hours.

Circle of Kätkä

If you wish to experience a slightly longer snowmobile safari with one of the best landscapes in Levi, choose this safari. The track circulates from fell valleys into open marshlands and snowy forests, offering you a versatile track to test your driving skills. We will have a coffee break behind Kätkä in the charming old log house of Hanhipirtti.

The Secret Life of Trees

Let the shaman drum lead you on a fascinating 8 km hike to the rock paintings of Värikallio, one of the most interesting sights in Hossa National Park. On the way, you will hear interesting stories about trees and old Finnish beliefs concerning nature. You will learn interesting things about the Language of Trees and forests in Finland – maybe you will even find your own Power Tree. Once halfway to the rock paintings, we will enjoy a break with Chaga mushroom tea and Finnish delicacies.

Unique Alvar Aalto Experience on House Boat

Explore legendary architect Alvar Aalto's works from his earliest projects through to achievements later in his career. The work of the world-famous architect can be found extensively in the Jyväskylä region. Stay in a unique houseboat surrounded by the breathtaking lake and its nature, then sail to Lake Päijänne to explore impressive locations, such as an experimental home in Muuratsalo, a church in Muurame, the Alvar Aalto Museum, and the town hall in Säynätsalo, which is considered one of the most remarkable works in Alvar Aalto’s career.

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.

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.

8 Months of Aurora Adventure

Northern Lights can be seen from late August to the end of March. Lucky Ranch is a great place to spot Northern Lights since we are away from city lights. Open landscapes and a north-facing yard help too. During the program, you will meet the animals of the ranch and hear stories about Northern Lights while sitting in a hut by the open fire. After a short walk to lake Pyhäjärvi, you can enjoy the beautiful Northern scenery.

Ice Climbing, Mont Karhu Climbing Tower

Experience ice climbing up in the Mont Karhu climbing tower. Learn how to use a climbing harness, carabiners, crampons and ice axes. We start ice climbing from the eastern side of Month Karhu climbing tower. Ice climbing is a real team work effort so you will be working in a group of three people. One of you is climbing and two of you belaying. Previous climbing experience is not needed for this program.

Hossa Hiking Area for Fishers

Hossa is a paradise for anyone keen to go fishing or canoeing in natural waters surrounded by wild green forests. Hossa also has hospitable trails and other facilities to welcome visitors. The Hossa fishing waters have naturally strong perch and whitefish stocks. The ponds and lakes are ideal for fishing from the shore, and rowboats may be rented from the Nature Centre. The Hossanjoki river area is 5 km long and it contains ten different rapids with naturally strong grayling stocks. Catch-size trout is also planted into the river. Hossa has been nominated to be a national park by summer 2017.

Arctic Snow Hotel Evening with Snow Sauna

Our main destination is the Arctic snow hotel in Sinettä, a place built anew every year, complete with ice bar, ice sculptures, and even an ice chapel. This magnificent structure with walls of snow is built a little differently every year, with new ice art. The nearby Kota restaurant offers a salmon dinner before a visit to the famous snow sauna. Hear the ice walls bubble as you throw water on the sauna stones, a truly unique experience! Finally, we return to Rovaniemi with a short hike to the top of the Ounasvaara fell for a view of the city – and with luck, some Northern Lights!

Cruises to the Mystic Island of Seili

The naturally beautiful, but oddly historical island of Seili is located in the Turku Archipelago, just a short sea passage from Naantali old town. Seili is an old place of exile, where first lepers and then the insane were kept beginning in the 1600s. When you once went to Seili Island, there you stayed. Bring your own picnic and enjoy a summery outing on the beautiful island.

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.

Yacht or Sailing Tour in the Archipelago

You can explore Helsinki by the sea from a yacht or sailing boat in one of the world's largest archipelagos, of some 180 000 islands. You can also embark on longer trips and explore summer cities like Porvoo, Tammisaari and Hanko. Water activities such as water skiing, wakeboarding, fishing, and kayaking can also be arranged. Even kiteboarding, SUP boarding, and SUP yoga are also possible! Duration: 2 hours Location: Helsinki and the Archipelago, including UNESCO World Heritage listed Suomenlinna fortress Island

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.

Northern Lights Snowmobile Safari

As the day sets for night, we are ready to go. Moving by snowmobile in the peaceful darkness and keeping an eye on the night sky, we search for the magnificent Northern Lights. During the safari, your guide lights up a fire and we grill sausages for an evening snack. No more than 7 snowmobiles on each safari. Duration 2.5–3 hours.

Northern Lights Exploration

The highest probability of seeing the Northern Lights in Finland is from October to April. Sometimes you can get lucky and see the Aurora Borealis in Helsinki, but you are more likely to see them above the Arctic Circle, where Santa Claus also hails from. We can customize your trip and either go by foot, reindeer or husky and chase the Northern Lights in Lapland. It is also possible to discover the Northern Lights from a private jet or helicopter in Lapland. Magic happens, enjoy your dreams.

Nature Experience

Enjoy a guided walking tour in the centre of Kristiinankaupunki as well as a guided tour along a nature trail in the vicinity of the city centre. Afterwards you will enjoy a lunch at the "Local Cave" restaurant and have a chance to visit the Wolf Cave on Susivuori. Objects found in the cave have brought about speculations that it could have been inhabited in the Paleolithic Era, 120 000 to 130 000 years ago. These objects would be the only known Neanderthal artifacts in the Nordic countries. In the afternoon, you can visit Storholmen Island and its nature trail.

Cycling Holiday in Southwest Finland – Self-Guided 9 Days / 8 Nights

9-day self-guided cycling holiday in Southwest Finland will bring you from Salo to Kimitoön, passing Teijo National Park and lovely countryside all the way south out to the Archipelago National Park. You cycle along small countryside roads, forest paths and scenic cycle routes. Besides the beautiful and varying nature and scenery, there is much to see and experience along the route; small, lively villages with culturohistorical ironworks buildings, mills, red ochre houses, and the majestic Bengtskär lighthouse. Enjoy the calm atmosphere – and of course the Finnish sauna!