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Horseback Riding to the Peak of Pyhä

This horseback riding tour to the peak of Kultakero (Pyhä) starts from Lucky Ranch, located in the village of Pyhäjärvi. We will prepare the horses together and then move to our riding area for safety instructions. Then the journey may begin! At the top, we can enjoy the tremendous view and have a tasty lunch. You need to have some previous riding experience to attend, since the terrain is challenging. Age limit 12 years. You can borrow a riding helmet from us, but please wear good shoes with heels and clothes suitable for the day's weather.

Winter Fun – Horse and Husky Experience

During the visit, you will get to know our farm animals, enjoy the power of our Huskies in a big sled driven by the guide, and let your mind relax in an open horse sleigh. After the rides, we warm up in a ”kammi” with hot juice by the fire. Duration about 1 hour.

Horseback Riding in the Winter

Meet the loyal, strong and sure-footed Finnhorses at a local farm. We take a light 1-hour riding tour, heading to the snow-filled forest nearby. After the tour, we sit around a fire and talk about the Finnhorse, warming ourselves with hot chocolate.

Horse Sleigh Ride in the Snowy Forest

This romantic ride takes you through a snowy forest to the beautiful frozen Lake Pyhäjärvi. Enjoy the winter magic, find peace of mind, and relax. You will also be served a cup of hot chocolate. The sleigh is pulled by an original Finn horse and it fits a maximum of 2 adults and 2 children. 1-hour private tour.

Horse Rides with Sleigh and Carts

A traditional ride to a lean-to in the forest is one activity favoured by many. The gentle sounds of the sleigh, warm felt blankets, and the gentle voice of your guide will introduce you to the legends of an old and the almost forgotten way of life. Enjoy the gentle journey through the picturesque landscapes of frozen Pirkanmaa and sample delicious snacks with coffee brewed on the open fire.

Countryside Holiday

Punkaharju is well-known for its scenic lakeside views. For over 50 years, we have provided accommodation in Naaranlahti, in the comfort and peace of beautiful Lake Puruvesi. The rooms and apartments are well equipped with their own kitchenette, ensuite with shower, grill, beach, rowing boats, and traditional sauna. This comfortable apartment hotel offers you quiet, cosy and practical accommodation. Breakfast is included.

Polar Lights Tour - Night Safari with Huskies

An evening program with a husky team driven by our guides, length about 10 km. A very good opportunity to see an arctic snowy forest with the sky full of stars and with good luck even northern lights. After the husky safari we warm up in our kammi by a campfire with a sausage, hot juice and cookies.

Horseback Riding with Finnish Horses & Accommodation

Our peaceful and trustworthy Finnish horses will take you to the beautiful countryside. Trips can include a picnic or a swim with the horse after the ride, according to your wishes. In the training field you can try out horseback riding with an instructor. During the winter our horses are available for rides with a sleigh on the snow. For over 50 years we have provided accommodation in Naaranlahti and comfort in the peaceful and relaxing environment of Lake Puruvesi. The cottages, rooms and apartments are well-equipped with their own beach, a rowing boat, sauna as well as privacy.

Unique Experiences on a Small Finnish Organic Farm

Accommodation always includes a sauna session for each day. In the summer time, there is a small sauna on the shore and in the winter, there is one on the ground floor of the main building. There you can also find a small gym and a jacuzzi. We also rent bicycles, fishing equipment, skis and ski boots. We provide transfers from the nearest bus stop.

Two-Day Trail Riding

Experience two-day trail riding in the authentic Levi landscape with original Finnhorses and our guide. Stay overnight in Galleria&Kievari Raekallio in Pöntsö. Also suitable for beginners.

Lakeside Sauna & Dinner

Pettu-Eerikki takes you on a trip of alifetime: start from the steams of a hot lakeside sauna and then enjoy fine dining in the atmospheric setting of a candlelit medieval torture chamber. * Grand lakeside sauna for up to 30 persons * Three course dinner from our menu selection + Optionally, a tour to one of Finland's largest private historical collections Booking min. 3 days before the event. For groups of 2–20 persons.

Horseback Riding in the Forest

This horseback riding trip takes you through a snowy forest to the beautiful frozen Lake Pyhäjärvi. Enjoy the winter magic, find peace of mind, and feel the power of your horse when walking in the deep snow. We will start by preparing the horses together in the stable and then move to our riding area, where you will get instructions on safety. After the trip, we take care of the horses and enjoy a cup of hot chocolate. Age limit 12 years. You can borrow a riding helmet from us, but please wear good shoes and clothes suitable for the day's weather.

Finnish Forest Experience with Ponies and Berries

This guided tour will take you in to the forest. During this guided tour you will meet a local horse stable owner and get familiar with stables' animals (dogs, horses and cats). There is also a possibility for horseback riding. Depending on the season you will find blueberries and lingonberries.

Chalet Ruka Peak – Christmas Season Package, 3 Days

Our Christmas holiday package offers you three days of charming and wonderful winter activities and pleasures! Accommodation is at our cozy luxury hotel Chalet Ruka Peak. You will enjoy wonderful December days on a husky safari and a horse sleigh ride in the magical winter forest. Meet Father Christmas and Rudolf at Kiekeröland! After your winter activities you can enjoy the warm, gentle steam in our Saunaworld, complete with jacuzzi and hot tube under the stars. Chalet Ruka Peak wishes you a warm welcome to our winter wonderland! May your Christmas holiday be joyful and unforgettable!

Horse Riding in the Forest

Once at the stable, we will choose a suitable horse for you. Once the horses are saddled and we have agreed on the common rules, we head into Lapland’s clean forests and fell scenery on calm and reliable Finnish horses. The pace is adjusted according to the abilities of the riders and the weather. The tour is suitable for beginners. The price includes a helmet and a guide. Duration about 90 minutes, of which about 1 hour riding time. Max 7 people per group.

Moonlight Icelandic Horse Trek

In the evenings the sky might be covered with thousands of stars and Nordic Lights. Come and join us to have two hours of moonlight riding in the winter wonderland with our charming Icelandic horses. No previous experience required, age limit for children is 12 years unless they have previous experience on riding treks. Price includes needed riding equipment and warm juice with cookies after the trek. Rider’s weight limit about 90-100 kg. Duration: about 2 h.

The Feeling of Fishing at Lake Puruvesi in Saimaa

Lake Puruvesi is a fishing paradise famous for its clear water and outstanding fishing possibilities! We provide fishing guidance and boat trips to the islands nearby, throughout the year. We have fully professional facilities and equipment: rods, reels, lures, echolot, downrigger, floating suites which are ready for you to use and enjoy.

The Great Coastal Road Exhibition

This exhibition at the Museum of Kymenlaakso tells about the Great Coastal Road and its builders and travellers. Today the road is a part of the European Road E18. People have been making their way on this road since the Middle Ages. The modest riding trail was made wider as it was used by armies, state officials, and common people alike. In the 20th century, cars replaced horses and new times favoured straight roads. Eventually, the road was transformed into a modern motorway. The venue also houses a colourful play area for children and small exhibitions with local themes.

Cross-Country Riding

The deep forests and vast fields surrounding the Luomajärvi Horse Inn offer a perfect getaway and the possibility for cross-country riding. Dive into the scenery with professional instructors and a sure-footed Finnhorse. Listen to the quiet hum of the trees and fill your lungs with pine-scented air – or simply admire the thousands of diamonds on the snowy banks.