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Experience Speed at Levi Bike Park

Hit the free routes on a downhill bike in the Levi Bike Park. Built on the western slope of the Levi fell, the Bike Park offers mountain biking in a beautiful landscape. The program is also suitable for beginners and children over 12 years. All participants under 18 years must present a permission slip signed by their parent. The package includes hire of a downhill bike, safety gear, Gondola lift ticket and tuition. Please remember to bring your own water bottle. Duration 1,5 – 2 hours.

Fly Fishing

Get familiar with fly fishing and try to catch wild graylings at beautiful River Äkäsjoki. The trip lasts about 4 hours.

Fishing Day at the Rainbow Trout Pond

Rainbow trout fishing is challenging even for experienced fishermen. If the rainbow trout at the end of your fishing line weighs 1 to 3 kilograms, it makes spectacular jumps as it's trying to free itself. The fishing takes place at the 3-hectare Lukkarinlampi Pond in the village of Kärkkäälä in Hankasalmi. The package includes the services of your fishing guide (Finnish/English), fishing and safety equipment, insurance and all the necessary permits.

Snowmobile Sledge Safari

Join us on a thrilling snowmobile safari around the beautiful lake areas of Kelontekemä and Silmäsjärvi. During our safari, we go ice fishing, grill sausages and brew coffee on an open fire. You can either take all the fish caught with you or prepare and enjoy them during the safari.

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!

Guided Tour on the Koli Hills

This guided tour gives you a closer look at the highest hills of Koli; the feminine Akka, the masculine Ukko and the "evil" Paha-Koli. You will hear some old stories and legends related with Koli, learn about the national park, and have a chance to see one of the most beautiful landscapes in Finland. Length: less than 1 km.

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.

Guided Nature Walks

Our guides will take you on safe hikes in the beautiful landscapes of Porosalmi. You can enjoy nature and fresh air while learning something new. A hike in the forest is calming, refreshing, and rejuvenating. It has been proven that being in nature contributes to your physical and mental wellbeing in many ways. You can choose from different themes. The guide will adjust the speed and length of the hike depending on the physical condition of the participants. Start your walk from Järvisydän or Porokylä. Book a guided walk from our sales office!

Seal Safari in Linnansaari National Park

On our seal safari's you get to know the world’s most endangered seal that can be found only in lake Saimaa. We watch the animals from a distance and make sure that we do not disturb the seals. We drive with comfortable open safari boats through a labyrinth of islands in Linnansaari National Park.

Husky Hiking

Hiking with huskies is a very nice way to get to know our doggies. Your dog will have a harness with a leash attached to a belt worn by you. One husky can accompany 1 or 2 customers. Our friendly and strong dogs will make the hike easier for you – you can admire their power as they pull you forward. We can do treks to Oulanka National Park or Riisitunturi National Park or start from our Husky farm in Rukajärvi, where you also can meet our 200 huskies and other domestic animals.

Fishing and Snowmobiles

Ice fishing safari to a wilderness lake. Head north on a snowmobile trail that takes you along the frozen River Ounasjoki and through snowy forests up into the hills, where you can admire the beautiful surroundings of Lapland. Follow the trail through white, snow-covered fields to arrive at a small wilderness lake. The silence will envelop you as you prepare to go fishing. Try your hand at traditional ice fishing and fry your catch over the campfire. Afterwards, return to town for a well-earned rest.

Ridges and Mires at Hämeenkangas

The vast Hämeenkangas ridge area and its surrounding mires offer a vast collection of natural features and species. The landscape is dominated by ridges covered in pines and heathland forests filled with lichen. The terrain is dotted with raised bogs and springs at lower altitudes. High ridge backs, slopes and level heathland forests offer excellent and versatile hiking terrain for those who enjoy a bit of exercise. The area's trails occasionally climb to spots with magnificent views of Lake Jämijärvi and the surrounding forests.

Cooking on Open Fire

Cooking on the open fire is always a nice experience. Together we will prepare a 3-course Lappish dinner with local ingredients. You have a chance to hear memorable stories while the food is cooking. Once everything is ready, we will enjoy a tasty dinner and take in the incomparable atmosphere.

Aurora Holiday

This is not just any old Aurora chasing tour, but a chance to experience the northernmost town in the EU, where the odds you'll see the northern lights are the highest! A very special adventure is waiting for you! Included: 5 nights accommodation in a high quality cottage (with sauna) 3 nights chasing the northern lights for 4–5 hours (or more) Transport to and from Ivalo airport Hot drinks, hot soup and snacks while out chasing the auroras Warm clothing if needed, but do see our clothing page for what you should bring Firewood for your riverside fire Tour of Utsjoki village Free Wi-Fi

Mountain Biking Action at Iso-Syöte

Iso-Syöte and surrounding area is a great starting point to go out and explore nature by biking. The Iso-Syöte hill, on top of which the hotel is located, gives you magnificent views to all directions. The national park which surrounds the hotel, offers 3 well-marked mountain bike routes to explore through various terrain and from different length and difficulty. New Felt-mountainbikes are available for you to go out and explore these trails. Comfortable accommodation, tasty food, a pool, sauna's and jacuzzi's are waiting for you to relax in and enjoy. During the winter we have Fatbikes.

Midnight Sun SUP Safari at Ounasjoki River

This is a great way to see our beautiful city from a different angle! Experience the midnight sun and enjoy the magical atmosphere of our nature. The Safari begins with a short introduction. After the introduction, you will be handed the necessary equipment for an enjoyable SUP safari. Then it's off to the waters and beautiful nature! Be sure to bring some snacks and a bottle of water with you. You must know how to swim and need to wear a life jacket! Children under 18 only with adult supervision.

Wiurila Golf & Country Club

Wiurila Golf & Country Club has a magnificent 18-hole golf course which is suitable for both beginners and experienced players. The course is known for its wide and varying fairways. The main season is from April to November.

White Icebreaker Adventure

The sea is covered with solid ice, white as far as the eye can see. Listen to the sound of crackling ice, as crushed ice blocks rise below the icebreaker hull and the dark water splashes about. We’ll take you from your hotel down to Kalix in Sweden to board an icebreaker. You will have a tour all the way down to the engine rooms and all the way up to the bridge. Before retuning to the harbor, we will make a stop for a walk on the frozen sea and a float in the dark icy water in a survival suit. After this, it’s time for a visit to Haaparanta, a town right at the top of the Bothnian gulf.

Lake Oulunjärvi Manor Cruise Package on Steamship Kouta

Steamship Kouta is the oldest inland steam cruise ship in the world. It was built in 1920 and served as a passenger ship between Sotkamo and Kajaani from 1921 to 1936. For the next 30 years, it pulled logs on Lake Oulunjärvi. In 1975 the ship was restored as a passenger ship and has been in operation since 1985. Use this unique opportunity to stay in a historic Manor House and take a cruise on the historic steamship with a bottle of sparkling wine in the beautiful Kainuu region!

Snowmobile Safari

Snowmobile safari to the forest of Koli and to the amazing frozen lake Pielinen. The safari's start from the harbor restaurant Alamaja. First we put warm driving equipment on (helmet, helmet hat, overall suit, driving boots) and then we will have short driving instructions from the guide. Afterwards we go and enjoy the motor power and Koli’s magnificent views!