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$170.12 Outdoor Activities

Lake Inari Northern Lights Safari from Saariselka

Begin your tour with a pickup in central Saariselkä, then travel out to the basecamp near the banks of the Ivalo River. On arrival, pull on your thermal layers then continue onward to the small village of Koppelo — deep in the Finnish countryside and far from the glare of the bright city lights.Here, take a seat in your sled and zoom deeper into the wilderness toward Lake Inari with your guide. Along the way, watch the night sky for sightings of the famous Northern Lights shimmering and swirling above. Enjoy a warming dinner and hot drinks by the open fire, then return in comfort to central Saariselkä to conclude your 5-hour tour.

$131.54 Outdoor Activities

(S1) Snowmobile (2h)

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productThe immeasurable wilderness is covered by the morning dusk that soon fades in to the blue twilight. During the polar night which lasts for forty days the sun remains behind the horizon.Leave the last remains of your everyday cares behind you and sit behind the handlebars of a snowmobile. On the snowmobile safari, you will receive a good understanding of the nature of Lapland during the winter. The breathtakingly beautiful landscape of the fells, the powdery snowdrifts, and the trees bowing down under the weight of the snow line your route that takes you comfortably away from the bustle of the village of Saariselkä.Along the way, we stop to take photographs of the beautiful scenery and to enjoy a hot drink & food. We may even be joined by a curious Siberian jay that, according to old folk tales, are departed woodsmen…All snowmobile safaris include an introduction to safe handling and riding as well as an experienced guide. Children under 15 years old travel in a sleigh towed by the guide.Duration: 2 hoursLocation: Northern Lights Village

$194.45 Outdoor Activities

(S2) Snowmobile (4h)

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productThe immeasurable wilderness is covered by the morning dusk that soon fades in to the blue twilight. During the polar night which lasts for forty days the sun remains behind the horizon.Leave the last remains of your everyday cares behind you and sit behind the handlebars of a snowmobile. On the snowmobile safari, you will receive a good understanding of the nature of Lapland during the winter. The breathtakingly beautiful landscape of the fells, the powdery snowdrifts, and the trees bowing down under the weight of the snow line your route that takes you comfortably away from the bustle of the village of Saariselkä.Along the way, we stop to take photographs of the beautiful scenery and to enjoy a hot drink & food. We may even be joined by a curious Siberian jay that, according to old folk tales, are departed woodsmen…All snowmobile safaris include an introduction to safe handling and riding as well as an experienced guide. Children under 15 years old travel in a sleigh towed by the guide.Duration: 4 hoursLocation: Northern Lights Village

$79.92 Outdoor Activities

Aurora Tobogganing at Saariselkä (guided tour)

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productThis is where you meet your guide, and get the toboggan, ski pass and helmet. Duration: 10 minutesLocation: Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort, Saariselka, LaplandYou'll use the K1 ski lift to go on on top of the Kaunispää Mountain. The guide shows you how to use the toboggan and you'll slide back to the valley along the two kilometres long Aurora Tobogganing™ route.Duration: 2 hoursLocation: Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort, Saariselka, LaplandYou can go up and down the route as many times as you like until your ski lift ticket expires. After that return your toboggan and helmet back to the Service Centre. If you like you can enjoy the offerings of Sport Bistro Pilkku at the valley while waiting for the ski bus.Pass By: Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort, Saariselka, Lapland

$199.80 Outdoor Activities

Lapland Husky Safari from Saariselkä

A husky-drawn sled ride is an unrivaled adventure! You get an opportunity to try driving a husky sled in the true Klondike spirit. After 10km drive of 1 hour, the professional husky instructors will welcome you. After driving and safety instructions, you will get to meet the eager huskies. You will get to drive a traditional wooden dog-pulled sled while another customer sits in the sled, tucked up warm on reindeer hide. A dog sled ride is an enjoyable, action-packed experience.The whole trip will cover approximately 10 km. Breaks will be taken during the trip to change drivers and take pictures. Finally, return to the husky farm to enjoy drinks and snacks by an open fire in an exotic, traditional Lappish wooden dwelling. To finish the excursion, you'll meet the farm’s husky puppies, say goodbye to your sled dogs and head back to Saariselkä and your accommodation.

$137.01 Outdoor Activities

Lapland Reindeer Safari From Saariselkä

Following a 10am pickup at your Saariselkä hotel, transfer to the reindeer farm with your guide and climb into your warm outdoor gear. Afterward, meet the reindeer and take a seat in your traditional Lappish sled.With your reindeer charging ahead, travel though the pretty countryside and listen to the relaxing sound of the reindeers’ hooves pounding through the snow. Along the way, snuggle into your cozy reindeer hides and beat the cold winter air. After your 1-hour sled ride, return to the reindeer farm and relax with a hot cup of tea or coffee. Then, listen as a herder talks of the reindeers’ habits and learn of their role in Lapland’s traditional culture. Collect your International Reindeer Driving License as a souvenir, then return in comfort to your hotel in Saariselkä.