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Kalevala ski tour, Finland

This ski tour takes you to the forests of far northeast Finland. The surrounding nature lays under a thick covering of snow making it a place of peace and spectacular beauty. The route passes through the extensive nature reserve of Kalevala Park whose geography is dominated by forests, mires, low hills, lakes and rivers. The accommodation is in cosy, small, family-run lodges. Each night you get to enjoy a Finnish sauna, delicious dinners, as well as the hospitality of the local people. Daily stages of the tour average 30 km, covering 150 km in five days. Participants need to be reasonably fit and have previous experience of cross-country skiing.Read more >
From 1,140 excluding flights

Cross-country skiing vacation in Finland's eastern wilderness

This week-long fully guided, cross country skiing vacation in Finland takes you up to the wild far reaches of NE Finland. Following sections of an established cross country trail at times, and trails carved out especially for us by snowmobile at others, we stay in comfortable and welcoming private guesthouses along the way. That enables us to get up in the morning and straight out into pristine snow covered forest, across stunning frozen lakes and through crispy white wetland. We hardly meet any other skier on these trails, although we will keep an eye out for animals that enjoy these habitats, seeking out wolverine and elk tracks as we go. With luck, you will also have a chance to see ...Read more >
From 1,140 excluding flights

Finland husky safari vacation

Enjoy the thrill of leading your own team of huskies through the silent, snowy landscapes of northeast Finland and partake in some winter fun activities along the way. The highlight of this trip is overnighting in an original, rustic, wilderness cabin - just like the true husky drivers. You will learn the daily life of the huskies and help look after them. If you are lucky and conditions are right, you might even witness the spectacle of the Northern Lights. A myriad of colours dancing across the clear northern skiesRead more >
From 1,620 excluding flights

Skiing and winter camping in Finnish Lapland vacation

This skiing week takes you off the trails in Finnish Lapland. You will ski through forests, swamps and lakes pulling all your belongings in the sledge. During the adventure you will sleep in a tent in the middle of the wintry wilderness except the first and last night are spent in a hostel or a cabin. After a skiing day you set up the tent, collect firewood and prepare meals around an open fire together with your guide and other group members. In evenings you’ll spend time in Finnish style – chatting around the fire and gazing at the flames. But when the darkness falls don’t forget to take a look at the sky – with good luck you may witness Northern Lights’ dance. The tour takes place in ...Read more >
From 1,300 excluding flights

Snowshoeing vacation in Finland

This snowshoeing vacation in Finland takes you into the remote wilderness of the Kainuu region, traveling in a small group, maximum thirteen people, with an expert local guide. With five full days of snowshoeing, we will travel through snow blanketed spruce and pine forests, over frozen lakes and along remote ridges with panoramic views. This really is a winter vacation Finnish-style, staying in toasty warm wilderness cabins, following in the tracks of the wolverines and wolves that still inhabit this wild taiga terrain, having picnic lunches around a bonfire and watching dramatic nighttime skies turn into an explosion of stars. Beginners are welcome, but a reasonable level of fitness is ...Read more >
From 1,000 excluding flights

Family winter activity vacation, Finland

Hossa national park, in north-eastern Finland is the stage for this multiadventure week. Take the thrill of a husky ride, enjoy the silence of a snowshoe hike, admire the scenic beauty on a cross-country ski trip and learn exciting wilderness skills. There is also the chance you might experience the spectacle of the Northern Lights as a finale to your day.Your stay throughout will be at cosy apartments and it is from here you will you start each day’s adventure.Read more >
From 1,000 excluding flights

Finland activity vacation and Northern Lights

This week long Finland activity vacation is a winter break out in the wilderness of the Kylmäluoma Hiking Area, part of Finland’s national parks network and also, if you are lucky, a wonderful location for spotting the Northern Lights. Staying in traditional wooden cabins in remote, snow laden landscapes, where you can step straight out onto snow shoeing and cross country skiing trails, this really is winter bliss. There is also a husky safari included as part of this winter wilderness vacation, and no experience is needed to take part in this exciting activity, nor any of the others. One of the other most memorable experiences for our guests is enjoying the traditional Finnish saunas and ...Read more >
From 1,300 excluding flights
Late availability on 14 Jan departure. Book by 29 Dec and get off 50 € per person. Tour is guaranteed to run.
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