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Aurora Borealis Hunting

Join us in the magical night of Lapland to hunt the beautiful Northern Lights. You will also learn different photography techniques with the help of a professional photographer. We are travelling with a mini bus into peaceful nature and away from the city lights. This safari offers our Northern Light Guarantee, which means that we won't go out unless the lights are visible. In case of cancellation, you will get your money back. We inform of cancellations on the day of the safari at 6 pm. All you need to bring is warm winter clothing and some spirit of adventure!

Polar lake ice fishing experience

There is nothing better than driving through a wild forest to a real polar lake. Here, with the instructors' assistance, you will make holes in the ice with an auger. You need to be patient to catch a fish. Soon after the catch is counted, it will be photographed as a souvenir. After a nourishing meal, you will be heading home. Duration of the excursion is 3h and includes transfer, all equipment, warm clothes and guiding service.

Aurora Workshop

An aurora photographer will teach you how to capture the aurora with your own camera. You’ll learn all about the northern lights and how to use the settings on your camera to get the best effect. The workshop duration is 1h. The workshop normally takes place during the first afternoon, or before the outdoor aurora hunting tour.

SUP Fitness & Saunayoga

Combination of outdoors and wellbeing. Begin with basics of stand up paddling and easy fitness poses on the board. Perfect end to your afternoon is relaxing saunayoga in Iisakki's lakeside sauna.

Seeking Northern Lights with Snowshoes in Ylläs

When it gets dark, we will start our search for the magical Aurora Borealis. We will walk through the silent, dark forest to the fireplace where we will stop for a hot drink. The guide will tell facts and stories about the northern lights and if we are lucky, we might see those magnificent lights of the arctic sky. Snowy nature looks totally different in darkness and you can definitely feel the mystic of Lapland.

The Squirrel Route

The Squirrel Route (Oravareitti) is a 57km long canoeing route which runs between Juva and Sulkava. Accommodation, maps and guided canoeing trips are available, as well as rental for canoeing equipment and transportation services.

Poronkusema

"Poronkusema" is a traditional Lappish measure of travel. In this program it means a 2 km long reindeer sledge ride with reindeer herders. You have also the possibility to visit and feed the reindeer.

Cave adventure

The cave we will crawl in is about 127 metres long. This adventure suits everyone searching for their limits. Trip to the cave entrance is done by own transportation. Please be aware that clothing can get dirty or slightly damaged. Before we go in the cave, there's a short preparation (we have helmets and knee pads on) and the guide gives a short brief on how to move inside the cave. The minimum age is 12 years old.

Puppy Lake Husky Safari

This safari gives you a chance to practise driving the dogs, learn how to control the sled and go through our safety briefing before heading out on a husky safari in the wilderness.

Cross-country Skiing and Ski School

It has been scientifically proven that a ski trip in the nature cleanses both body and mind. You'll feel almost euphoric afterwards. Saariselkä has frequently been ranked as one of the world’s best cross-country skiing destinations. The ski season is long – tracks are usually already available in October, and you can ski right through into May. The diverse network of ski tracks runs for almost 200 kilometres, taking in the fells and the Urho Kekkonen National Park. We rent skis and also offer skiing classes for beginners.

Skiing at Ruka is so Appetizing

The ski season at Ruka Ski Centre lasts more than 200 days. The multifaceted Ski Centre offers excellent ski tracks and slopes along with magnificent Lappish views and plenty of opportunities to taste wild food and other local delicacies. You can find travel packages on our website, e.g. Lappish Wild Food Dinner in Iisakki Village.

Northern Lights Ice-Floating in Ylläs

Take a dip in the frozen lake Ylläsjärvi, relax and look up into the sky! If the weather is clear, you can see beautiful stars and may even get to marvel magnificent Northern Lights. This guided activity is totally safe with a high-quality rescue suit that covers your whole body and keeps you dry. As you have your own clothing under the suit you will not get cold even in the open 0-degree water. Floating in an ice-hole between ice blocks is something worth trying as the circumstances are truly arctic.

Reindeer Sleigh Ride and Farm Tour

In Posio, you will bump into a herd of reindeer running across the street or eating on the side of the road almost daily. However, if you want to get a deeper understanding of these fine animals, you can visit a real reindeer farm and learn more about them and the livelihood they provide in Lapland. What could be a better way of exploring the reindeer culture and the snowy forests of Posio than on a reindeer safari? You can take photos, pet the reindeer and feed them their favorite snack, lichen! Our real reindeer herders will show you their way of life in the White Deer’s Kingdom.

Midnight Sun – Arctic Frontier Photography Safari

Discover the nature of Lapland and photograph under the unique light of the midnight sun. Join us for an adventure into the fells of Levi and Pallas. We take you to locations away from the tourist route that inspire you to take the best photographs of your stay. Bring your own camera or borrow a Nikon DSLR camera and a Manfrotto tripod. We provide a professional guide and tips on using your camera and landscape photography. Suitable for children over 12 years old. Duration: 4–5 hours.

Visit a Reindeer & Husky Farm and Santa Claus Village in Rovaniemi – Summer Delight

Our safari starts with a visit to a local reindeer and husky farm right outside of Rovaniemi. We will start with a guided tour of the farms. We meet with an authentic reindeer herder and husky musher and have a chance to take photos of the reindeer and huskies and see how life on the farms is. Before continuing our journey, we sit down by the fireplace to relax with a cup of coffee and listen to stories about life with reindeer and huskies.

Winter Safaris

Ylläshumina provides activities for hotel guests in small groups with max. 8 persons. Our guides will take you into the Lappish wilderness either on snowshoes, cross-country skis, snowmobiles or husky sleighs. You can join the small group or ask for a private tour.

Vikaköngäs Recreational Fishing Area

The Vikaköngäs recreational fishing area is easy to reach, just 25 km north of Rovaniemi on highway E 75. It is part of the Arctic Circle hiking area with high-quality services, such as hiking trails and campfire sites, and it offers excellent fishing opportunities for day-trippers. A common fly or lure catch includes perch, grayling, pike, trout and rainbow trout. It is suitable for fishing enthusiasts of all ages while providing access for the disabled as well. The Vikaköngäs rapids are also popular for whitewater rafting and kayaking. Information about fishing permits from Pilke House.

Snow Adventure Day

Want to try many different activities, but choosing is too hard? Now you don’t need to! During our snow adventure day, you may try several different snow activities in a single day! This trip includes a snowshoe hike, kick-sledding, sledding and ice fishing and all this in picturesque snowy forests and on hills! The trip takes you out of the town into nature, the heart of snowy hillsides and taiga forests offering breathtaking views, so don’t forget your camera! If your time in Rovaniemi is restricted, this is a great chance to experience the most beautiful nature and authentic activities.

Two Hour Snowmobiling Experience

This unforgettable snowmobile adventure to the heart of nature offers a fantastic opportunity to learn how to master the art of driving a snowmobile. During the snowmobile safari we will stop for a break to enjoy hot drinks and the silence of the beautiful surroundings. We drive over frozen rivers and lakes, snow covered forests and countryside.