The most beautiful sight of Western-Uusimaa is the archipelago, which is almost unreachable without a boat of your own. Your guide Matti will take you to experience the nature and atmosphere of the archipelago.
• 3 hours
Visit an amethyst mine and dig for your own amethyst stone on this 2-hour tour from Luosto. Choose to travel on a snowmobile-pulled sleigh or upgrade to a shared, 2-seater snowmobile or your own snowmobile, and ride through the snow-laden forests of Pyhä-Luosto National Park to the felltop mine. Learn about these beautiful, purple semi-precious variations of quartz, then dig for your own stones in the open mine itself. You can keep a lucky stone as a memento, too. Kids will love the experience, making this tour ideal for families especially.
• 2 hours
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.
• 3 hours
Follow in the footsteps of Lapland’s ancient Sami people on this 3-hour sleigh safari experience from Ylläs. Visit a reindeer farm, and learn about these sturdy animals that have been vital to Sami life for time immemorial. Then, enjoy the highlight of your trip: an unforgettable reindeer-drawn sleigh ride. Swish along forest trails through pristine scenery as your reindeer crunch through the snow. Back at the farm, enjoy coffee and cookies by the fire and discover more fascinating facts about reindeer husbandry before you leave.
• 3 hours