Snowmobile Safari to a Husky Farm from Luosto Including Husky Sled Ride

Day Trips & Excursions in Finland

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Succumb to the call of the wild on this 3-hour snowmobile and husky sled experience from Luosto. Carve through the snowy countryside on a snowmobile on route to a husky farm. Then, swap your snowmobile for a more traditional, but equally exhilarating vehicle: a husky-drawn sled. Climb aboard and let these eager dogs pull you across the frozen landscapes at high speed. Catch your breath with a hot drink by the campfire and discover more about these wonderful dogs from their mushers (drivers) before returning by snowmobile again.
Wrap up warmly and make your own way to the prearranged meeting point in central Luosto. On arrival, greet your expert guide and listen to a safety briefing on riding your 2-person snowmobile. Then, pull on a supplied thermal suit and helmet and get set to go.Follow your guide and cruise into the wintery countryside. Pick up speed and whizz along snowy trails through a pine forest, admiring the sparkling white landscapes on route. Feel free to take turns to drive or ride pillion on your exhilarating journey.After a short time, arrive at a traditional husky harm and hear the eager barks of the waiting huskies. These endearing dogs live for pulling sleds, and make their enthusiasm loud and clear! Meet the expert mushers and get up close to the dogs as you hear how they and their sleds have been used for transport in Lapland for centuries.Get a safety briefing and instructions, and hop on your sled. Then, hold tight as the dogs pull away and feel your adrenaline rush as you accelerate through the snow. Feel the brisk Arctic air rush past your face as the dogs bound over the frozen terrain past pine woods, fells and open plains, without ever seeming to tire.After a roughly 2.5-mile (4-kilometer) trek, return to the farm for a hot drink by the campfire. Chat to the friendly mushers and learn more the nature of these wonderful dogs, and how they’re trained and looked after.When your visit is over, climb back on your snowmobile for your return ride. Your tour ends at the original starting point in Luosto.

What’s included

  • Expert guide
  • Safety briefing
  • Snowmobile ride
  • Use of thermal suit and helmet
  • Husky-drawn sled ride
  • Hot drink

What’s not included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks (unless specified)
  • Gratuities

Highlights

  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • All necessary equipment included
  • Get inside tips from a local
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