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Rovaniemi: Snowmobile Wilderness Safari Adventure

1. Rovaniemi: Snowmobile Wilderness Safari Adventure

Meet in central Rovaniemi and travel to the outskirts of the city to the starting point of your snowmobile adventure. Receive an introductory lesson on how to operate your vehicle before setting off.  Experience Arctic nature in a completely different way as you hop on a snowmobile and drive off to the forest. Take in the beautiful landscapes along the way as you drive through pine tree forests and frozen marshlands. Stop for a moment to enjoy a hot drink in complete silence. Let the serenity of the Lapland wilderness wash over you in a place stiller than you've ever experienced.

Rovaniemi: Apukka Reindeer Journey

2. Rovaniemi: Apukka Reindeer Journey

Reindeers are a big part of the Lappish lifestyle and have a long history of living side by side with the locals in the north. With this in mind, a reindeer ride is a relaxing way to both explore Finnish nature and get in touch with these beautiful animals. Following a peaceful pace, let the reindeer lead you through the forests. Enjoy the silence of the woods and the still atmosphere all around you and let these beautiful animals guide the way. Afterward, relax with a hot drink. Return from your adventure knowing a lot more than before about the life of the reindeer and reindeer herders in Finnish Lapland.

Rovaniemi: Nighttime Snowmobile Safari

3. Rovaniemi: Nighttime Snowmobile Safari

Snowmobiling through the Lappish wilderness is a once-in-a-lifetime experience and provides you with the excellent opportunity to witness the Northern Lights. From the base camp, drive out to a suitable location and gather around the bonfire for some hot berry juice and snacks. Whilst there, hear about the myths and science behind the Northern Lights before hopping back on your snowmobiles and continuing the chase. At the conclusion of your thrilling adventure, return back to the base camp from where your guide returns you to Rovaniemi.

Rovaniemi: Aurora Hunt by Car

4. Rovaniemi: Aurora Hunt by Car

Go on a hunt for the northern lights as you ride alongside your expert guide in a comfortable car. Traverse stunning arctic landscapes and learn how to take the best photos from your guide. Make your way to Apukka where your experience begins. Before heading out, your guide will give you a short presentation about the science and myths behind the Northern Lights. Your guide will also help you with camera settings to best capture the Northern Lights photos. As you travel across the arctic landscapes in the search of the Aurora Borealis, learn about Finland including its history, culture, and way of life.

Rovaniemi: Northern Lights Excursion by Snowtrain

5. Rovaniemi: Northern Lights Excursion by Snowtrain

We cross the beautiful snowy landscape to reach a traditional, Lappish “kota”; a hut deep in the wilderness. Gather around the blazing bonfire, to enjoy light snacks and hot drinks. The guide will help you with camera settings to best capture the Northern Lights. This excursion is completely focused on the Northern Lights, but you also get to experience the beauty of the pure, snowy forest, darkness, and quietness. As the Northern Lights are a natural phenomenon, nobody can give a 100% guarantee to see them, but this trip presents an excellent chance.

Rovaniemi: Snowshoe Walk to The Arctic Nature

6. Rovaniemi: Snowshoe Walk to The Arctic Nature

Explore into the fresh Arctic Nature with a snowshoe walk in Lapland. Learn about traditional ways of living, admire the surroundings, and enjoy a hot drink. Snowshoes allow you to enter the stunning silence and beauty of the snow-covered surroundings. Your guide will tell you stories and facts about flora and fauna of Arctic nature. You will also hear about the old way of living and learn about the traditional way of using ingredients found from nature. The slow pace allows you to notice little details and take great photos. During the trip your guide will serve one hot drink

From Rovaniemi: Full-Day Family-Friendly Snow Activities

7. From Rovaniemi: Full-Day Family-Friendly Snow Activities

Embark on a full day of fun in the snow with a variety of activities suitable for the entire family. Try snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, and even ice sculpting. Enjoy a sleigh ride with huskies and reindeer. Depart Rovaniemi and travel to the spectacular wilderness outside the city. Kids will love the friendly winter animals. They can also go sledding down snowy hills on a toboggan, and the whole family will love lunch at an authentic local restaurant. This excursion offers fun for the whole family and an unforgettable winter experience surrounded by nature.

Rovaniemi: Full Day Snowmobile Safari

8. Rovaniemi: Full Day Snowmobile Safari

As you travel, the untouched snow, the pine tree forests, and the animal tracks all around will tell you the story of the winter of the North. On this adventure, cover a good distance before you’ll find your way to a beautiful location in the middle of the wilderness. Your guide will prepare the lunch and brew coffee by the open fire. The combination of good food, good company, open fire, and silence all around, is what life in Lapland is all about. Are you ready for a true adventure in the Lappish wilderness?

Rovaniemi: Ice-Fishing like a Finn

9. Rovaniemi: Ice-Fishing like a Finn

Join something truly Finnish, an ice fishing trip to the frozen lake. You’ll get to pack your own fishing gear from scratch and choose the winning lure to attract the fish. We make our way to the frozen lake like Finns do, then it’s time to drill a hole to the ice and lower the bate. Lay down on the reindeer skin, enjoy a hot drink by the fire built just for you and simply wait for the perch and other freshwater fish species to hopefully find their way to you!

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What people are saying about Apukka Resort

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 90 reviews

Barbara was wonderful. He searched for us the aurora in several places without getting tired and without being discouraged. Thanks to his perseverance we finally found our Northern Lights. The photos arrived promptly the next morning. The clothing was also very comfortable and warm.

très chouette expérience dans des décors de rêves, endroit reculé et navette de transport très bien, Rennes très doux et gourmands l'ambiance dans le tipi avec le feu était super, guide au top

Very nice walk in the forest and at the lake bird. Welcome under the tent near the fire with a hot juice of the biscuits and many explanations on the reindeer. Great family time. I recommend

Absolutely recommend it! Professional, authentic, friendly and worth every penny. Don’t hesitate to do it while in Rovaniemi, honestly you won’t regret it :)

It was great so cold but great we also saw the northern lights