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Rovaniemi: Vaatunki Hiking Arctic Circle Trail

Product ID: 300341
Experience the beauty and tranquility of Lappish nature on an easy or moderate hike through the Vaattunki nature hiking trails. Located 20 kilometers from Rovaniemi, these trails offer a range of difficulties suitable for everyone.
About this activity
Duration: 3 hours
Starting time 11:00 AM
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Wheelchair accessible

Pickup included

Please be ready and waiting in your hotel lobby 10 minutes prior to your scheduled pickup time.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Experience Lapland just outside Rovaniemi
  • Cross the Article Circle
  • Stroll to the fine falls at Vaattunkiköngäs
  • Explore the hiking area's forests and open marshes of Lapland
Full description
Following pickup at your accommodation, your guide will evaluate the most suitable length of the track. This will be based on the ages and fitness levels of your group, with this hiking adventure also suitable for families with children.

The Arctic Circle hiking area is an excellent place to feel closer to nature and inhale the fresh air of Finnish Lapland. Your guide will prepare warm snacks and drinks by the open fire, while sharing stories about what life is like for locals.

You will be able to cross the Arctic Circle and experience the wild of Lapland just outside Rovaniemi. The hiking area is made up of several parts which are in their natural state. In these areas, visitors can become acquainted with the region's typical plant and animal species. The moose, reindeer, fox, hare, and squirrel are the mammals most common in the area, but the pine marten, stoat, mink, and otter have also been spotted in the region.
Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Guide services
  • Transportation
  • Winter clothes (if needed)
  • Sausages (vegetarian/vegan alternatives are available upon request) and beverages by open fire

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• Disabled visitors and families with pushchairs can easily walk to the waterfalls and into the woods
• Please bring your passport or ID card
Customer reviews
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I really enjoyed the 3 hour hiking experience in the Arctic Circle Hiking Area even though we had wintery weather conditions! The guide Kristiina was very knowledgeable about the area and great fun to be with. She enjoys hiking just as much if not more! The hiking area is picturesque with wooden bridges over flowing rivers. We stopped in the middle of the way for some barbecue where we rested for a while. All in all it was a great memorable experience.

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February 12, 2020

We loved the day outdoors. The national park is one of a kind - beautiful, tranquil and a true representation of Finland. We’ve been walking about 6 km on easy hiking trails through forest and swamps, seeing plenty of Lapland’s nature. Our guide has been awesome, well informed and showed us some great places within the park. Topping it all of was a little bbq with the most delicious sausages grilled over open fire.

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March 15, 2020

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We really enjoyed our stay, Cristina cuddled us and had a wonderful day!

December 15, 2019

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