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Snowmobile Safaris in Saimaa Lakeland

Our snowmobile safaris give you a chance to ride into snowy forests and open lake areas, enjoying some of the best scenery Saimaa and the Lakeland have to offer. Beginners can make a short safari around the reindeer village and stop to watch the animals. If you want to experience local life and more speed and challenges, you can join an overnight safari across the lake to the wilderness village Oravi.

The Pikes of Fall (1 Week)

It is early fall. The waters are calm. The possibility of a catch lingers in the mind of all eager fishermen, and a fishing boat awaits. Let’s gear up and start the engine! The boat rushes forward on the supremely beautiful lake. Only a moment, and we will be where the fish are, too. The Southern Konnevesi lake is the perfect place to fish pike. Our professional guide will help you choose the right lures and teach you the secrets of catching fish. All you have to do is experience it all and enjoy the fun!

Steam Ship Cruise

Discover Finnish summer with a shoreline cruise sailing through the gorgeous Saimaa Lakeland labyrinth. See the heart of Lake Saimaa district and Savonlinna's famous medieval Olavinlinna castle. A sightseeing cruise with an original Finnish handmade steamship is an unforgettable experience.

Snowmobile Safari to the Icebreaker

Snowmobile safari to the Mighty Icebreaker Sampo is an experience of the arctic freedom at its fullest. A journey through the frozen sea, climbing aboard the Icebreaker and an incredible adventure swimming in the icy sea with the survival suit on. Guided tour aboard and tasty lunch included.

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.

Snowshoeing for Pleasure Lovers

All pleasure lovers can take the gondola up the Levi fell in order to enjoy the views without any physical strain. We will visit the top of Levi, 531 meters above sea level. On the way down we will stop at a Lappish hut for Finnish sausages and coffee.

Pallas-Yllästunturi National Park - Yllästunturi Visitor Centre

Kellokas Visitor Centre in Yllästunturi is nature window of all visitors in Ylläs. The centre provides information on Pallas-Yllästunturi National Park, Finland's oldest hiking trail and on accommodation, events, vibrant fell villages, and other popular features of the fell area. The centre is located by a scenic fell road in the wilderness connecting the villages of Ylläsjärvi and Äkäslompolo.

Fishing Holiday on Lake Päijänne, 3 days

Unforgettable fishing trip on Lake Päijänne! Enjoy the silence and fishing with a group of friends on Lake Päijänne. You will stay comfortably in Kullasmarina’s high-quality holiday villas over three nights, travel by motor boats to the best fishing spots with a fishing guide, enjoy the sauna, and eat well. On arrival, you can have a sauna and make a light supper from food supplied to the villa. Fishing equipment and licenses are included.

Lakeland Water Wellness

“Water is the oldest medicine”, says the old Finnish proverb. And what would be a better place to feel the relaxing power of water than Finnish Lakeland! In summer, you can paddle or row on the still waters of Lake Peurunkajärvi and go on an exiting river adventure; in the wintertime, we offer Artic river floating in the Kuusaankoski rapids. Our active spa and whirlpool day spa treatments are included in both packages as well as half board accommodation.

Tour to Bear’s Den

Have you ever wondered where bears sleep during Finland's winters? During the Bear’s Den Tour, you get to explore three different lairs: one under a large boulder, the second one in a pit covered with dense spruce and the third one in a large cavity. Your guides are experienced men of the forest who have themselves faced the danger of seeing a bear in the wild. Sometimes you will get to see bear footprints and their claw marks on pines they have climbed.

Experience Finnish Nature

Welcome to Holiday Center Pajarinhovi! Holiday Center Pajarinhovi is located in a historical location and gets its name from a notorious Boyar, who lived in Kitee many years ago. His tomb is located nearby, on the shore of Lake Pyhäjärvi. We invite You to visit our Center and spend your holiday here. Try fishing on the Lake! Our cooks help you grill or smoke your catch.

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.

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.

Wilderness Retreat

Connect to the vast wilderness of the Paistunturi fell area and the vastness of your own inner nature. During the 4-day retreat, we go on slow, 3-4 hour hikes in the wilderness, meditate in our small group (max 6 persons) and reflect on our experience in a safe and respectful space. Guided by Anna (mindfulness instructor, life coach, human-nature connection enthusiast), you have the chance to experience nature's healing effects and learn more of your own inner power.

On the Bear's Tracks

During a nature walk of 2–3 hours in the Finnish taiga, you will discover the secrets and tracks of the European brown bear with a professional nature guide: droppings, marks on the trees, paths. The guide will tell you the story of the Finnish bear, as well as stories about other wild animals living in the forest. After you have followed the bear's tracks, you have the option to spend the night observing the king of the forest, the bear, from a comfortable and safe hide.

Feel the Horse

When you arrive at Lucky Ranch, we'll introduce you to our horses. After saddling up in the stable, we'll move to the round pen and let the horse free. You'll learn how to communicate with the horse as you would in a wild herd. Then we do some exercises that keep the horse flexible and in balance. Once you feel comfortable, it's time to get in the saddle. Our Quarterhorse Roy and Appalosa Oliver are trained Western Horses, and they will teach you how to ride Western Style. Afterwards we will enjoy a hot beverage by the open fire and talk about your experience.

Ice Fishing Trip to River Ounasjoki on Snowmobiles

We set off on snowmobiles to River Ounasjoki. On arrival at a genuine Lappish hut, we enjoy coffee and a small bite to eat. Then we try our luck at luring the fish with ice fishing equipment. Any fish caught will be glow fried at the end of a stick on the open fire. The journey on snowmobiles covers approximately 25 km. Duration: 2–3 hours.