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Winter Wonderland for Couples

This program has been designed for couples or 2 people. Suitable for your honeymoon or special anniversary. You will have your own personal guide for the duration. Hotel Kalevala is in a unique setting, in the remote east of Finland, close to the Russian border. Here you have space to relax and unwind in an ideal retreat, but you can also enjoy activities offered just for you two.

Punkaharju Nature Reserve

The Punkaharju esker ridge has been an international tourist destination for two hundred years due to its beautiful surroundings. It is one of Finland's national landscapes and the beautiful lake views seen between its majestic pines are still the biggest attraction of the area. The area's landscape is easy to explore along marked trails and paths, which crisscross along the ridge. The Puruvesi and Pihlajavesi lakes shimmer brightly between majestic pines on summer days. It is not difficult to understand why the Punkaharju Nature Reserve draws a steady stream of visitors every year.

Canoeing Trip to Oulanka National Park

Safe, guided canoeing in the natural beauty of Lappish nature. A canoe trip to Oulanka National Park is this and much more. The calm Oulanka river is nice and easy to paddle. Along the way you have plenty of time to enjoy the beautiful nature, wild cliffs and green banks of Oulanka canyon.

Hot Air Balloon Flight in Lahti

Enjoy breath-taking views and the beauty of Finnish nature from a unique perspective. You can book your spot on a hot air balloon and see the city of Lahti from the sky. Or you can have a private flight specially for you: a romantic flight for two or beautiful views for a group of 4–7 people.

Canoeing and Whitewater Rafting

Would you like to canoe calmly on peaceful waters or throw caution to the wind and take your kayak straight down the rapids? You can do them both with us. Whitewater kayaking on the Juutua river is a thrill unlike any other, but for travellers looking for a more sedate experience, we also organise unforgettable canoeing and kayaking trips on the Lutto river. We also rent canoes for camping trips.

Indoor Adventure Park Naurusaari

It isn’t always necessary to travel far to have a good time. Inside the Flamingo leisure world, there is an archipelago-themed indoor adventure park named Naurusaari (Island of Laughter) where children can play and have fun. Here you can play until you drop – and afterwards you can always take a dip in Flamingo Spa's Aqua Park! We have created a safe play environment in cooperation with Lappset. Their equipment is perfect for dangling, climbing, bouncing, dancing, or whatever you can think of! We also have a Microsoft Xbox 360 gaming area.

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!

Snowshoe Hiking in Oulanka National Park

Snowshoe hike to the most beautiful part of Kuusamo. See the Oulanka national park in its winter outfit. We’ll hike among the park with snowshoes to see the great Jyrävä waterfall. This winter scenery will surely take your breath away!

Escape to the Wilderness - a Full Day Snowmobile Safari in Ylläs

This snowmobile excursion provides a complete get-away with snowmobiles in the wilderness of Lapland. The remote tracks take us around snowy landscapes of Lapland: up the hills, cross the rivers, along the lakes and swamps. This snowmobile safari is for the ones who like to go beyond the most common, explore something new and have more challenging driving. During the day we will enjoy a lunch in the forest accompanied by a hot drink.

Mini Snowmobile

Watch your youngsters' face light up with excitement as they ride these mini snowmobiles round and round on a designated track. Kids get to experience the thrill of mini snowmobiling on a track built specially for them! Notice: suitable for children aged 6–12 and up to 60 kg in weight.

Excursion to the Husky Farm

Professional dog-breeders will introduce you to the life of the Husky on the farm, daily work and life on the farm. You will pass a brief course of “a young dog-breeder”. After that you will leave on a safari on dog sleds that hold 1-3 people in the sled (one driving, 1-2 passengers). You can also swap places later. You will have the opportunity to rest, take photographs and swap places on a short rest. The duration of the excursion is between 1,5 - 2,5h and includes. transfer, excursion on the farm, driving instructions, safari of 5, 6 or 14 km and hot juice.

Arctic Hiking

Experience the wilderness, feel the power of untamed nature and realize the smallness of the man kind. The wilderness here is very bleak and by that also amazingly beautiful. Even Finnish people say there is something magical here: the peace, the quietness and the feeling that you are really part of a much bigger picture. By hiking here you can meet some of the arctic animals. You will never forget the experience when you first see a wild reindeer or tens of them at the same time in their own environment. The night time can be very lively too especially at the summertime.

Day Tour in Sipoo, Nuuksio and Porvoo

We have daily departures from Helsinki for this tour. The package includes coffee & pulla (a bun), exploring the Sipoo national park, a lunch, visit to Porvoo old town and Haltia (the Finnish nature centre), and sauna & swimming in Nuuksio.

SUP Safari in Oulanka National Park

Spend active summer day in Oulanka national park on a SUP (stand up paddle) board. Guided tour takes you through the amazing sceneries of Oulanka national park and the river canyon of river Oulanka.

Linnansaari National Park

Linnansaari, in the heart of the Finnish Lake District, is an ideal place to spot rare lake seals and majestic ospreys. The waters of the park are dotted with lush green islands and rocky islets. At Linnansaari Croft traditional slash-and-burn farming practices are preserved. The lakeland scenery is a delight all year round. A boat service takes trippers to the main island during the summer. Longer lake cruises set off from the nearby historic town of Savonlinna.

RIB Boat Adventure

Experience the speed of our powerful RIB boat – with 550 horsepower! The RIB boat is a lightweight, high performance boat, which offers a sensational experience and great excitement on the waters. Along the way we’ll stop for a break at the idyllic Naapurivaara Resort.

Go To Nature – See the Nature Around Rovaniemi

The best part about Finnish Lapland is its wild nature, Arctic environment and world's purest and freshest air, water and forests. The silence of the surroundings in Lapland, the sound of the wind, the taste of free running water in clear springs and the smell of growing trees. We want to show you all of this on our short trip outside the city of Rovaniemi and experience the forest and all that it has to offer.

Ekenäs Archipelago National Park

Enjoy an unforgettable summer outing to this lovely part of Finland's coastal archipelago with its larger wooded islands, small rocky islets and open seascapes. With majestic white-tailed eagles soaring overhead. Take a boat excursion from Ekenäs to one of the main islands, or head off to explore smaller islands and bays in your own sailboat or kayak.

Weddings & Honeymoons

Kakslauttanen has been a popular wedding and honeymoon destination for years. Many people also come here to renew their vows. No matter how imaginative your wishes may be, we will tailor our services accordingly. You are most welcome to tie the knot here regardless of your religion. You’ll find the right kind of facility for your celebrations, whether for a small circle of close friends or for the entire extended family. Being hopeless romantics, we have designed and built a number of our accommodation facilities with newlyweds and other wedding travellers in mind.