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$171.47 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.

$201.39 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.

$138.10 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.

$460.32 Day Trips & Excursions

Norway King Crab Ice Fishing and Fjord Tour from Saariselkä

A totally unforgettable experience awaits you on the frozen fjords of Kirkenes.This is your change to catch, learn how to cook, and most importantly eat this mysterious creature. The Arctic King Crab is one of the most sort after meals in top restaurants, and yet here, you get to eat the best and the freshest, pulled from the fjord in front of your eyes. You all take part in helping to saw the hole in the ice and bring up the catch.You will see how the crab is prepared by your master guide, and you will be taken by snowmobile sledge (an experience in itself) to a beautiful farmhouse by the lake.If the weather is good in the evening, you can make a stop few minutes for watching the Northern Lights on the route from Kirkenes to Saariselkä. After the tour you will be returned back to your hotel in Finnish Lapland.

$182.98 Outdoor Activities

Lake Inari Ice Fishing Safari from Saariselkä

You will be picked up at 9 am from the bus stop in the centre of Saariselkä. You will drive by minibus approximately 15 miles (25 kilometers) to Ivalo River Camping & Resort office. There you will get thermal outfits and shoes.Drive from Ivalo approximately 9 miles (15 kilometers) to a small village called Koppelo by minibus. Snowmobiles and sledges are waiting for you there and the journey starts to a secret fishing place. You will travel in the comfort of a sleigh pulled by a snowmobileYou will try your fishing luck on the lake, everyone gets his or her own ice fishing rod to fish. You will use either a worm or a maggot to catch the fish. Enjoy a lunch and hot drinks by the open fire. You can also just relax by the campfire and enjoy the beautiful surroundings.This is a great trip even if you are not interested in fishing.

$2416.69 Outdoor Activities

LAPLAND-NORWAY KING KRAB EXPEDITION

Exclusive tour Rovaniemi-Saariselka-Inari-Kirkenes-Ivalo with King Krab safari After arrival to Rovaniemi your guide will meet group and helps with luggage. He will help also with accommodation and recommends restaurant. In the next day guide will take group and you will go to Santa Claus village where you can see Arctic Circle, visit main office of Santa Claus ,  and souvenir stores in the Santa Claus village area. Later you will continue to the gold museum in Saariselkä, where is gold panning program with own guide. After program all group will stay  one night in the hotel  of  Saariselkä. In the next mornig you will go to Norway. During the trip you will stop for the lunch in Inari hotel, and after lunch you will have opportunity to go to the Ship - cruise on the biggest lake in Lapland "INARIJÄRVI". On the ship you can enjoy coffee, snacks, vine, interesting stories about local culture, and see beautiful Lapland nature. After cruise you will go to Kirkenes (Norway). Trip to Norway (Kirkenes) will take 3 hours. Arrival to Kirkenes  wich located near the beautiful Barents Se a . Accommodation in the hotel and dinner. In the next morning your guide will pick you up from the hotel and you  will go for the King Krab  safari. All group will get special equipment and you will go by boat to the Se a . All group will have a nice dinner in the restaurant close to the Se a .  Also guide will show interesting videos and tells stories about King Krabs. After program guide will pick you up and you go to Ivalo airport or back to Rovaniemi.   End of the tour.