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Finland husky safari holiday

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 €1,600 excluding flights

Kalevala ski tour, Finland

Hut to hut ski tour for experienced skiers through Finland eastern border area. The route passes through the extensive nature reserve of Kalevala Park whose geography is dominated by hills, forests, mires, lakes and rivers. The nature lays under a thick covering of snow making it a place of peace and spectacular beauty. The accommodation is cozy, small, family-run lodges. Every 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 skiing days. A good physical condition and previous experience of cross-country skiing is required to participate in this tour.Read more >
From €1,050 excluding flights

Cross-country skiing holiday in Finland, Russian border

This week long fully guided, cross country skiing holiday in Finland takes you up to the far reaches of NE Finland, by the Russian border. Following an established cross country trail that follows the border, we stay in wilderness huts and private guesthouses along the way, enabling us to get up in the morning and straight out into pristine snow covered forest, across stunning frozen lakes and through crispy white wetland. You will hardly meet another skier along the way, although we will keep an eye out for animals that enjoy these habitats, seeking out wolverine and elk tracks along the way. With luck, you will also have a chance to see the Aurora Borealis but, even if the lights don’t ...Read more >
From €1,040 excluding flights

Snowshoeing holiday in Finland

This snowshoeing holiday in Finland takes you into the remote wilderness of the Kainuu region, travelling 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 holiday Finnish style, staying in toasty warm wilderness cabins, following in the tracks of wolverine and wolves that still inhabit this wild taiga terrain close to the Russian border, having picnic lunches around a bonfire and watching dramatic nighttime skies turn into an explosion of stars. Beginners are welcome, but a ...Read more >
From €950 excluding flights

Finland activity holiday and Northern Lights

This week long Finland activity holiday 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 holiday, 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 €1,000 excluding flights

Christmas winter activity holiday, Finland

Hossa national park, in north-eastern Finland, close to the Russian border is the stage for this multiadventure week. Your stay throughout will be at cosy apartments and it is from here you will you start each day’s adventure. 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 get to know the reindeer on a local farm. There is also the chance you might experience the spectacle of the Northern Lights as a finale to your day. Guaranteed Feb half term departure!Read more >
From €940 excluding flights