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Rovaniemi: Snowmobile Safari, Reindeer and Husky Farm

1. Rovaniemi: Snowmobile Safari, Reindeer and Husky Farm

Following pickup from your hotel or accommodation in Rovaniemi in the morning, venture into the Arctic forest and experience the winter wonderland by snowmobile. Wrap up warm to brave the snow and ice as you speed across to a reindeer farm. Meet the lovable animals on arrival and let them take you on an exciting sleigh ride. Listen to stories about each of the animals on the farm and learn the history and culture of the area. Warm up with some coffee and cookies before you feed the reindeer their favorite treats. Receive your International Reindeer Driver's License before you continue your Arctic expedition at a husky farm. Say hello to the friendly dogs and experience the life of a musher as you traverse the snowy landscape on a sled pulled by your new friends. Indulge with more hot drinks and snacks before you head back to Rovaniemi at the end of an amazing day. 

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Rovaniemi: Snowmobile Safari into the Arctic Circle Forest

2. Rovaniemi: Snowmobile Safari into the Arctic Circle Forest

This snowmobile safari gives you a chance to ride your own snowmobile on the forest trails through the Arctic Circle area. You will enjoy the beautiful wintery scenery, during the way we will make several stops to admire snowy nature. 2 adults ride on one snowmobile, single riding supplement for extra charge. The tour is suitable for anyone interested to experience snowmobile riding. Children are traveling in the sledge pulled by the guides snowmobile. The driver of a snowmobile has to be at least 15 years old and hold a valid driver license – A1, T, A or B category (please check that it is valid in Finland!) Snowmobile safaris start and end at the Wild Nordic safari centre located opposite the Santa Claus Village. You can skip return transfer and continue your visit to Santa. The riding time on snowmobiles is approximately 1 hour and 30-40 minutes.

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Rovaniemi: Apukka Husky Adventure

3. Rovaniemi: Apukka Husky Adventure

Meet and mush with your new howling, furry friends on this safari adventure. Huskies are one of the most beloved animals of the North, and you’ll understand why as soon as you meet the pack. Pet them, pose with them for photos, and listen to stories about their lives.   Then, take a 5- to 10-kilometer long husky sled ride, where you get to be the musher yourself. This means you can control the pack of huskies towing the sled. The dogs absolutely love pulling loads and running on the trail across the forests. Feel the thrill of the ride and the cool wind on your face as you tear through the forests.   Finish off with a hot drink before saying goodbye to your new friends.

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Northern Lights Hunting With Lappish BBQ in Rovaniemi

4. Northern Lights Hunting With Lappish BBQ in Rovaniemi

The Northern Lights dancing up above is such a powerful and unique natural phenomenon - it changes lives down on Earth. Being one of the best places to spot the Auroras, Finnish Lapland is the ideal place to see them. Your guide provides you with a pick-up/drop off at your hotel/accommodation, and then you will be taken away from the city, about 20-25 km away, to a beautiful natural lakeside landscape, where there`s no light pollution, the ideal place to spot this beautiful natural phenomenon. Once there, you will be provided with a traditional Lappish BBQ with Blueberry Tea, and your guides will explain all you need to know about the Northern Lights.

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Rovaniemi: Apukka Aurora Husky Tour

5. Rovaniemi: Apukka Aurora Husky Tour

After being picked up, make your way to Apukka where your experience begins. Once there, meet your beautiful huskies who are eager to take you on an unforgettable ride. Begin your experience crossing snowy forests and wintry lakes, driving your own sledge and receiving the basic knowledge on how to work together with the dogs as a team. Mush through the wilderness, before returning to a traditional Lappish hut to grill some sausages and sip on warm juice by an open fire. The chance to see the Northern Lights get better and better as midnight approaches, and with a bit of luck you can share this special moment with your new furry friends. At the conclusion of your experience, you'll make your trip back to Rovaniemi.

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Levi: Private Husky Sledding Experience

6. Levi: Private Husky Sledding Experience

First you will head to the private kennel, where 30 hard working and qualified sled dogs will be waiting for you. These dogs are very fast and they love their job. You can get to know the huskies, and if you are brave you can even help to build the husky team with the professional musher. In this small kennel, dogs are co-workers, treated as a part of the family. Then sit in the sled, enjoy the beautiful nature around and feel how fast the huskies go on this exciting sledding trip. The professional musher will be explaining to you the landscape around you. After a ride, you can spend time with the dogs running around and playing. Served in a warm lappish Kota, you will have the chance to enjoy some homemade local snacks and hot drinks.

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Northern Lights by Snowmobile & Snacks by Campfire

7. Northern Lights by Snowmobile & Snacks by Campfire

This 3-hour Northern Lights hunting tour by snowmobile takes you deep into the wonderful winter landscape of the Arctic Circle. Your guide will lead you on a unique adventure through nature where only the moonlight, stars, and snowmobile lights illuminate the way.   In the middle of the wilderness, stop to observe the sky. Be surrounded by lakes and forests rising towards the night sky. Without city lights in sight, be amazed by the gorgeous view. The guide will prepare an open fire for warmth, where you can enjoy warm refreshments and grilled sausages.  If you’re lucky and the sky is clear, see the flaming Northern Lights dancing in the sky in mysterious silence.

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Rovaniemi: 5-Hour Snowmobile and Ice Fishing Adventure

8. Rovaniemi: 5-Hour Snowmobile and Ice Fishing Adventure

Delve into the depths of the wilderness as you drive 30 to 40 kilometers along the frozen rivers on a snowmobile and watch the winter scenery fly by. Drive along the frozen rivers to a hidden winter fishing spot in the middle of the wilderness. Learn the Finnish way of life as your guide teaches you how to drill a hole in the ice and prepare the ice-fishing rod and baits. In the meanwhile, your guide will prepare a delicious soup lunch. If you're lucky, this will be accompanied by the catch of the day. Afterwards, travel back to the starting point.

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Levi: Lapland Reindeer Safari

9. Levi: Lapland Reindeer Safari

Delve deep into the wild of Lapland on this reindeer safari from Levi. You will be transferred from your hotel to the silence of a snowy forest, where the reindeer will be waiting for you in their tranquil winter surrounding. Throughout the program you will be told all about these wonderful creatures, and will also have the chance to feed them with lichen. Following that it will be time to climb into your sledge and enjoy a ride through the snow, with the reindeer taking the lead. The route is around 1.5 kilometers, and you will move at a sedate pace whilst listening to the rhythmic sounds of the reindeer's hooves on the snow. Following your safari, warm up with a hot drink and cookies by the fire, before listening as your guide tells you about the role of reindeer in traditional Lappish culture. At the conclusion of your tour, you will be transported back to your hotel at the Levi Ski Resort.

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Rovaniemi: Northern Lights Wilderness Tour with Camera

10. Rovaniemi: Northern Lights Wilderness Tour with Camera

Drive away from the city to the place with the highest chance of seeing the Northern Lights. Find a warm spot to set up the fire and sit and wait for the show. The more time you spend outside the more likely you are to see the lights. Usually, you can view the Aurora in the middle of a huge frozen lake or river.  All of the pictures of the Northern Lights on the website were taken during tours, some by clients and some by guides. Some were even taken on a mobile phone. Cameras often capture stronger images than what you can see with the naked eye. However, when the Aurora really starts to dance, no cameras are needed. Put the cameras down and observe this very special phenomenon for a much more personal experience. 

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What people are saying about Lapland

Overall rating

4.4 / 5

based on 2,153 reviews

Finnish sauna, snow sauna and jacuzzi are amazing. Very unique experiences! Although the kotahovi restaurant is just average especially the reindeer meat but the whole experience was great! Would definitely go back again.

Unforgettable experience, good guide (Igansi), good motorcycles and unforgettable day. Pity of the cloudy day to see the auroras, everything and that it was intuited, but it is worth it.

It was simply amazing. The owner of the company took us on the snowmobile and let us even try his moto! The dogs were also loving!!! I would recommend this activity to everyone.

Una buena excursión. Los guías muy amables y atentos, especialmente Alexandra. Repetiría sin duda.

It was an amazing experience and the guides were very nice and funny.