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Husky Safaris

There are two big husky farms located next to Kakslauttanen. It doesn't take long to get a feel for steering huskies, and before you know it, you’ll be sledding through the wilderness, drawn by eager and friendly dogs. No petrol fumes, no rumbling engines – just you and the wild. We offer a number of different safari options, including overnight safaris.

Örö Fortress – Ferryboat and Overnight Örö Experience on Wheels

Visit the Örö Fortress Island from Kasnäs with a scheduled passenger boat. Stay for a night in the newly built hotel. Roll around the island on human-powered wheels, 10 km in all. Experience the sauna and a swim in the sea in the evening and make a start your morning fresh by enjoying breakfast in the historical restaurant of Örö.

Luosto Adventures

Adventures in Luosto offer a wide range of activities. Experience Lapland and the exceptionally beautiful outdoors by taking part in our Arctic Adventures and Safaris during the winter and in the summer. Our Winter Program offers a wide range of activities and experiences, which are affordable and easy to join! For those who want to explore Lapland even further, we offer a tailored program just for your group — exclusive safaris to the Arctic Ocean, extended 3- or 5-day safaris, and many others available on request!

Poet's Way cruise

Poet’s Way’s jewel, a 106 year old steamship Tarjanne sails on the traditional route Tampere – Virrat – Tampere. The beautiful route goes along Näsijärvi lake through Murole Canal and via Ruovesi to Virrat. Tarjanne offers various cruises and package tours for individuals and groups.

Long Husky Safari

The perfect way to experience the magnificent taiga forests of Lapland. Enjoy the sound of silence as you mush your own dog-team through the remote trails just north of Rovaniemi and the Arctic Circle. We travel 30-40km during this tour. After or during the tour (weather dependent), we will enjoy a hearty campfire lunch. Choose to drive your sled alone, or share the experience with a partner. Duration of the tour is 7,5 h, including transfers to/from Rovaniemi centre, safety- and driving instructions, 4-4,5 hour drive with a husky sled, campfire lunch, outerwear, etc.

Pallas-Yllästunturi National Park – Pallastunturi Visitor Centre

Welcome to the Pallastunturi Visitor Centre! The visitor centre is a natural starting point for day trips and other activities. It is located on the side of the Pallastunturi fells. In the winter, ski and snowshoe trails head in all directions from the yard. The From Forest to Fell Tops exhibition documents the changes in fauna and flora when moving from pine forests at the root of the fells to fell-side birch forests, and further on to the bare fell tops. Books, maps, and crafts for sale. Information about the national park's services and climate research is available. Free entry.

Siikalahti Wetland Nature Reserve

More than 70 species of birds breed in the nature reserve of Siikalahti. The area also provides a stop-off place for various migratory birds, and consequently over 250 species have been spotted in the entire bay and its surroundings. Siikalahti offers plenty to see in all seasons. In spring, the song of migratory birds fills the air and the deciduous woods are at their most verdant. June is the best month for listening to ‘night singers’. In late summer, visitors are delighted by the variety of dragonflies. In autumn, thousands of migratory birds stop off in the area.

All About the Northern Lights - Lapland Exclusive

This 3-day tour will first take you to a husky farm where you can enjoy a 10 km ride on a husky sleigh. After that you will have an opportunity to meet reindeer on a reindeer farm and enjoy the stunning northern lights. The tour culminates to a visit and dinner in an ice restaurant. The Lapland Exclusive travel package include both flights and accommodation.

Wild Husky Safari

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 duration of the tour is 4,5h and it includes transfers to/from Rovaniemi, Safety- and driving instructions, 1,5h - 2h drive with a husky sled (2 adults and max 2 children per sled), hot juice, cookies, arctic outer clothing, shoes, gloves, socks, hats and informative talk about huskies.

Whitewater Rafting

You don't need to travel to Northern Finland to enjoy a good whitewater adventure! In the summertime, shooting the rapids with a rubber boat through the foaming waters of Kuusa really gets your blood flowing! The Rapids of Kuusa, which float right next to Varjola, offer extremely good rapid rafting conditions for the area.

In Search of the Northern Lights by Car

We'll take you to a place far away from the city lights by car and offer you a wonderful view of the starry sky. We'll sit around the fireplace and fry sausages while waiting for the Northern Lights to appear. If you're lucky, you'll see all the beauty of the polar sky! The package also includes transfer, sausages on open fire and guiding service.

Best in Wilderness Weekend

A true wilderness experience over the weekend. A weekend breakaway with Lappish highlights like snowmobiles and huskies, 2 nights in comfortable rooms at Harriniva and one night in a wilderness lodge. And to top it off, a relaxing afternoon in the Aurora Spa of Harriniva with a jacuzzi by the riverside.

Archipelago Trail Cycling

A four day (five nights) circular cycling tour in the amazing Turku Archipelago. Enjoy the unique scenery, silence and fresh air. The daily cycling distances are moderate, max. 50 km and suitable for most cyclists. You can also ask for a electronic bike.

Nuppu & Nallo Trail

Vuokatti Safaris' husky kennel invites you to come and experience the magic of dog sledding. Adults and teenagers can safely drive themselves, children can enjoy the ride as passengers. Feel the excitement build as the dogs are harnessed and put into their running teams. Vuokatti Safaris’ experienced guides will teach you the basics of driving a husky sled, then send you off on our Nuppu and Nallo winter trail. The trail is 0,5 km long and we’ll drive around it several times. We'll also introduce you to our huskies' day-to-day life. Hot drinks included.

Catch the Northern Lights – in a Glass Igloo

Staying overnight in a glass igloo feels like sleeping out in the open, only it's just as warm and cosy as a hotel. The igloo village is set in an opening surrounded by pine trees, sufficiently far away from the city lights, making it ideal for watching the Northern Lights and enjoying starry skies. Have a good night’s sleep as the Aurora Alarm searches the skies for you: once it has woken you, all you need to do is open your eyes, look at the night sky and enjoy the sight from the comfort of your bed. The igloos can fit 2–5 persons. Open: Dec 1 – Mar 31

Cruise on m/s J.L. Runeberg

The cruise with m/s J.L. Runeberg takes you from Helsinki through the enchanting archipelago to Porvoo, Finland’s second oldest town! The one-way trip takes approximately 3,5 hours. In Porvoo you have 2,5 hours to spend walking around.

A Unique Ice-Floating Experience in Ylläs

Take a dip in frozen Lake Ylläsjärvi! This guided experience 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. Lying down in the ice hole between the ice blocks is something worth trying; the circumstances are truly arctic! After floating you have time to go to sauna and also try winter swimming, without the rescue suit this time.

Evening Fishing Tour

A short fishing tour on the south coast of Finland that mainly targets perch, pike and trout in the nearby area, all depending on the season and your wishes. All fishing equipment and a light snack with drinks are included in the price.

Fish Camp

Guided fishing tour with the most beautiful landscapes. Fish by yourself, clean the fish and prepare your own meal on the open fire. A professional fisherman and chef are there to help when needed! Stay the night at our inn and get a taste of what life was like in the old days.

Cruise on Lemmenjoki

Many Lappish people consider Lemmenjoki National Park to be the most beautiful area in the province. Take a riverboat cruise, get acquainted with the Sami village of Lemmenjoki, and make a stop at the Ravadas waterfall. While having lunch on the shore by the fire, the guide will tell tales of gold mining, local reindeer herding and Sámi culture.