This safari takes us to the utter wilderness in the vicinity of the Russia. We see magnificent sceneries as we follow the old lumber Jack’s winter and forest roads in the wilds. Some days we drive so remote region that whole day can be without seeing any other people. We stop in small villages to refill snowmobiles gasoline tanks and have meals in local restaurants and cafés. Sometimes we just stop to rest in forest shelters and fireplaces to prepare snack and coffee on open fire. experience unique experiences like accommodation in log houses, heating sauna in a traditional way, and finally relaxing in the warmth of sauna after a whole day’s driving.
A snowmobile safari to the log house in the wilderness starts from Rovaniemi in the midday. The route take us
through the woods, across some bare swamps and frozen lakes. On the way we stop to make a campfire and prepare
light lunch, brew coffee and try snowshoeing. In the afternoon, we arrive at the log house and settle in. As there is
no electricity, we heat up the cabin by wood. We also prepare the sauna for the evening; get the water from the river and heat it really hot! If we have time, we can try ice-fishing and catch some extra for the dinner. Dinner and the whole day outdoor is fun but tiring so we sleep well like babies in the sleeping bags. The next morning after breakfast, it is time to pack things onto the snowmobiles, start the engines and drive back.
At first we pack the personal things in back bags and change into thermal outfit. Safari begins first by getting familiar with the snowmobiles, we leave the Rovaniemi city lights behind and head to the wilderness. The first destination is a Lappish small town, the second is a small Lappish village basically in middle of nowhere and third night is in even smaller place than previous! During safari we cross many lakes and rivers; follows old lumber jacks roads and paths by snowmobiles. Part of region is highland wilderness which is one of snowiest area in Finland.
It is almost guaranteed that we don’t see any other people while riding the snowmobiles. Some parts might be deep snow driving, so this safari needs normal or good physical condition and good sense of balance. Former experience with snowmobile or motorbike is an advantage but not obligatory. During days we stop to have lunches by open fire in snowy forest. We accommodate nights in cosy hotels or cottages. Naturally in evenings there are saunas and dinners for us. Before we get back to Rovaniemi, we stop at the Arctic Circle, Santa’s Village. In Santa’s Village you’ll meet Santa Claus himself and get photo for memory.
Snowy snowmobile safari heads to the Korouoma Canyon in Eastern Lapland and gives you the experience of the real wilderness. Due to its demanding features, participating for this safari requires a good physical condition and durability. The safari starts from the Rovaniemi airport, so it is advised to take the morning flight and start the adventure as you land! The route takes us through the wintry forests and over frozen lakes. The route might be untouched, so we may have to open the track through the soft snow. In the late afternoon we arrive to our cottage and settle in. We warm the cottage up with the fireplace for the night. We also prepare the sauna for the evening. After the relaxing sauna, you are served a traditional dinner at the cottage. The next day we drive to the Korouoma Canyon and see the Canyon in all its beauty. During journey we are able to do short hikes in woods observing nature. The second night will also be spent in the cottage with nice atmosphere and mighty dinner. During the last day, we drive back to Rovaniemi. During our journey, we stop to have a bite to eat in cafés of villages and at the campfires along the route.
This safari is made for those who wish to experience something special. We jump on the snowmobiles and start our journey by driving on the frozen river and through the snowy forests until we reach the big lake of Sinettäjärvi where we have break to enjoy snacks and warm beverages around a camp fire. Also, we try ice-fishing and go on a walk on with the snowshoes. Later on we hop back on the snowmobiles and drive all the way to the amazing SnowHotel. This extraordinary place; the hotel and restaurant entirely made of snow and ice. Sleeping in such hotel is probably a onetime life experience! The hosts will make your stay the best possible and you can even add, as an option, more excitement to the adventure by experiencing the ice sauna and hot-pool under the Northern Lights. At the hotel we have a guided tour and three course dinner in an authentic wooden tee-pee. In the morning our host wakes us up with a hot berry juice. After the magical night and a tasty breakfast, you head back on snowmobiles to Rovaniemi, feeling totally relaxed. Notice that your snowmobile guide will not stay overnight at the hotel.
We experience a fully outdoor adventure in the wilds! The route takes us through the woods, across bare swamps and frozen lakes. On the first day, we will practice driving snowmobiles, to get a feel for driving. In the afternoon, we arrive at a cottage and settle in by heating up the fireplace and stove for the night. We also heat the sauna for the evening, the braves ones may even roll in the powder snow! The guide prepares us a traditional and tasty dinner before
the going to sleep. In the morning, it is time to wake up to the aroma of fresh coffee, have
breakfast and begin another day’s adventure. Our destination is a small holiday resort on side
of the big fell where we spend our second night and have a pleasant evening enjoying local
delicacies in a really nice Lappish restaurant. On the last day’s morning we head back to the
Rovaniemi and have lunch on the way.
This safari heads to the great fells in western Finnish Lapland. We start, and end, our journey
from the Kittilä airport where we go through our itinerary and prepare to the safari. We provide
all the necessary driving equipment, backpack for your personal things to carry on snowmobile
and supplies needed.
At first we drive through the woods and see how the scenery becomes vaster the further north we go. During our five-day trip, we see the biggest fells in Finland, mighty lakes, huge open sceneries so far as the eye can see. We also visit the Three Nations Border monument of Finland, Sweden and Norway. During the days, we stop for lunches both in cafés and at the campfires. Accommodation and dinners is in hotels and cottages.
This safari offers you an Arctic snowmobile adventure in the regions of Finnish and Norwegian Lapland.
We begin our journey from Rovaniemi at the Arctic Circle. The route takes us through the woods of Southern Lapland, to the fells of Saariselkä, across the huge and magnificent Lake Inari up to the fells of Norway, all the way to the shores of the Arctic Ocean. After the visit to the Arctic Ocean, we return to Ivalo where our journey will end. During the days, we stop to have a bite to eat in village cafés and at campfires along the route. Accommodation is arranged in hotels and cottages.
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