best OF LAPLAND

The original adults only Lapland adventure package!

Day 1 –Arrival

Arrival at Kittilä airport and transfer (approx. 1 hour) to Muonio, hotel Harriniva or Jeris. Dinner in the restaurant. Overnight in cosy rooms or cabins with toilet and shower.

Day 2 –Day as a reindeer herder

After breakfast you will go with your guide to our traditional reindeer farm in Torassieppi. Here you have a chance to get a glimpse of the life in earlier days when visiting the old Lappish farm house. The guide tells you all about life with the reindeer and teaches how to throw the Lappish lasso yourself. At the end you can test your reindeer driving skills on an approx. 7km long reindeer safari through the forest (1-2 persons per sled). Lunch is served around an open fire. In the afternoon you return to your hotel where a warm sauna is waiting for you. Dinner served in the restaurant.

Day 3 –Snowmobile day

Breakfast in the restaurant. Today it is time to speed things up a little bit! After the safety briefing and driving instruction it is time to start your snowmobile engines! (2 persons / snowmobile). You will be driving through the snow covered forests and over the frozen lakes admiring the vast wilderness of Finnish Lapland. Duration of the excursion approx. 5 hours, distance driven 60-80 km, and you will have lunch during the day. In the afternoon return to the hotel for a warm sauna, dinner and overnight.

Day 4 –Into the wilderness with huskies

After breakfast it is time to check-out from the room or cabin and pack your equipment for the 2-day tour with overnight in the wilderness. The guide takes you to the Harriniva Arctic Sled Dog Center with over 400 huskies, here you get to hear all about the life of these arctic dogs. The husky guide teaches you how to handle the sled and you meet your own team of 4-5 dogs that accompany you for the next two days, each person drives their own sled*.

Lunch is served around the fire along the trail. Driving distance today is about 25 km. In the afternoon you arrive at the wilderness cabin, where you can test your wilderness skills by making fire, feeding the huskies and heating the lakeside sauna. Dinner and overnight in the cabin with shared facilities and rooms**.

Day 5 –Return from the wilderness with huskies

You start in the morning from the cabin and continue the husky safari for around 25 to 30 km through breath taking arctic winter scenery. Lunch is again served by an open fire. You return to the hotel in the afternoon where you can check-in to your room or cabin. Sauna is warm and dinner in restaurant. Overnight in cosy rooms or cabins.

Day 6-7 –Free day

This day is free for your own activities. To complete your Best of Lapland experience you can go cross-country skiing or try snowshoes, or you can book additional activities from our weekly program. Lunch is served in the restaurant. For the last day you will have a chance to relive the exciting week with the group during a special farewell dinner with delicious Lappish dishes. Overnight in cosy rooms or cabins.

Day 8 -Departure

Breakfast and transfer to Kittilä airport.

*Due to the long husky safari, there are no shared driving possibilities

**Please note that at the wilderness cabins there are no single or private room possibilities.

WHAT’S INCLUDED:

  • Return transfers from Kittilä
  • Warm winter clothing
  • 7 nights full board
  • 1 night in a wilderness cabin
  • 2 days husky safari
  • Reindeer program including 7 km reindeer safari
  • Snowmobile tour of 60-80km
  • English speaking wilderness guide
  • Free use of cross-country skis or snowshoes for one day
  • All day tea and coffee

Availability:

HARRINIVA
03.12.2022 – 02.04.2023

JERIS
24.12.2022 – 09.04.2023

Package duration 7 nights

 

Price starting from 1815€

Detailed information about prices, availability &
supplements are found in the PDF file

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