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Activities and programs - Rovaniemi winter 2015-2016

Winter activities 2015 - 2016

AURORA HUNTING

 

We pick you up from your hotel and then drive away from distracting city lights to the darkness of the winter forest. Should we have small a bit of luck on our side, the sky will be cloudless and clear. We walk a short distance with our snowshoes on to an open area under the flaming Aurora Borealis lights. But, even if we are not so lucky and the clouds cover the sky and the Aurora Borealis spectacular, we can experience the dark and thrilling tranquillity of Lapland’s nature. Here we light a small bonfire and sit around it enjoying delicious evening snacks with true and pure Lappish flavours, which are being prepared for us by our experienced guide. Our guide further delights us telling facts, fiction and strange folk beliefs of Aurora Borealis – the Northern Lights.

 

With a peaceful and rested mind we head back to the city – hopefully under the flaming sky.

 

Departure daily at 20.15, return at 23.30. Price: 73 €/ adult; 37 €/ child (3 -12 yrs)

 

REINDEER PROGRAMS

Visit a reindeer farm and learn how to drive a reindeer sledge. Obtain an international reindeer driving licence.


Listen to the stories of Lappish legends while enjoying warm drinks in a kota.

 

 

 

Program options  Duration

Departure

daily

Price (adult /

child 3-12 yrs.

Reindeer driving school 1hr 30 mins
10.00 €79/€59
Reindeer safari 2,5 km 2hr 30 mins
11.00 €110/€95

Looking for Aurora by reindeer sledge

3hr - 4hr
20.00 €125/€87

Snowmobile safari to reindeer farm

3 hrs 13.00

€127/person

(2 pers./snowmobile)

€97/child in sledge

Arctic Delight Santa and his Reindeer

6 hrs 10.00

€192/person

(2 pers./snowmobile)

€247/child in sledge

 

HUSKY PROGRAMS

Visit the home of wonderful sledge dogs and have a go at driving them! Learn the truth about snow dogs on a real operating husky farm. Try your skills at a sledge ride or take part on a longer safari deeper into the forest. After the trip enjoy coffee and hot berry juice in warm tepee while listening to an interesting talk on huskies and sledge dogs races.

 


Program options
Duration

Departure

daily

Price (adult /

child 3-12 yrs.

Husky safari 1km and husky farm visit

2hrs

Tue, wed, fri

11.30

€89/€59

Husky Favourite 30 min safari

2 hrs 30 mins

Daily

12.45

€115/€86

Deeper Forest, 2 h 14km husky safari

3 hrs 30 mins

Daily

8.30

€149/€110

Frozen Sausage

4 hrs 30 mins

Mon, wed, fri

12.35

€185/€138

Unleash the Musher, 40km husky safari

6 hrs 30 mins

Mon, thu

09.20

€299

Family day, Reindeer, huskies, snow fun and lunch!

5 hrs 30 mins

10.30

€149

 

RANUA ARCTIC ZOO

Ranua, the world’s northernmost wildlife park, is a truly exciting experience. You will see polar bears and other Arctic and Northern animals in their natural surroundings. Ranua has over 200 hundred animals from over 50 different species, which you can see while walking along the 3 km long boardwalk. The price includes transfers, entrance fees, English speaking guide.


Duration: 5 hours

Departure: daily at 10.00

Price: 95€/adult, 75€/child (3-12 yrs)

 

 

SNOWMOBILE SAFARIS

 

Programme Options   Duration Departure Price (adult / child 3-12 yrs)
Snowmobile quick spin 2h
2 hrs

14.00

€107/€53,50

20.11-10.1

€107/€80,25

Evening escape - Snowmobile safari and camp fire
3 hrs

19.00

mon, wed, fri, sat

€128/€64

 

Arctic delight - Visit to Santa´s Village and reindeer farm

6 hrs 10.00

€192/€96

Snowmobile safari to Reindeer farm and husky park
6 hrs 09.30

€155/€115

Lappish lunch break, Snowmobiling, ice fishing and tasty food
4 hrs

10.00

mon, wed, fri

€189/€94

 

SAMPO ICEBREAKER CRUISE

 

Sampo Icebreaking Cruise Sampo, the world’s only tourist icebreaker, operates in the northern Gulf of Bothnia from the town of Kemi in Finnish Lapland.

 

During the cruise you have the opportunity to enjoy such facilities as Captains Saloon, Icebreaker Bar, Arctic Restaurant and Lapponia Shop for souvenirs.

 

On the open sea the ship stops and moves onto the ice.

 

The bolder among us can try ice swimming in the black water dressed in a water-tight thermal suit, extraordinary to look at but completely safe!

 

Lunch is provided on board.

 

The price includes transfers, 4-hour cruise, 2-course lunch, English speaking guide.

 

Duration: 9 hrs 30 mins.

 

Departure: 11.30 Price: €490 / adult; €290 child 3 -12 years.




 
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