Wed, 19 Jun 2013
The Great & Almighty Gullfoss!
Located in the canyon of the Hvítá river in southwest Iceland, the Gullfoss waterfall is a must stop...Read more
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This is the ultimate adventure break, promising you some of the the world's most enthralling activities. Here you will explore Finnish Lapland as you travel through snow-covered forests with husky dogs and reindeers, and chase the mystical phenomenon of the Northern Lights - one of the world's most sought after natural displays. You don't have to be super-fit for this holiday, the only thing required is a lust for adventure!
Day 1 - Thursday
Fly from UK to Kittilä Airport and transfer by bus to Harriniva Holiday Centre in Muonio. Dinner is served during the evening.
3 nights MUONIO - Harriniva Holiday Centre (HB)
Day 2 - Friday
After breakfast you will meet with your guide and be taken to the husky farm where you will be greeted by over 400 happy huskies. After the guided tour of the husky farm, you will receive driving and safety instructions and then begin the 2-hour husky safari (distance 9 kms). Afterwards you will return to your hotel and after dinner pack your snowshoeing equipment onto a snowmobile sled and head out with your guide to try and locate the Northern Lights. After hopefully finding the prefect spot for viewing, you can relax and enjoy the spectacular display over a nice warm drink!
Day 3 - Saturday
After breakfast you will visit a local reindeer herder and his reindeers. You will learn about the life and ways of the reindeer man and of course also about his reindeer. Reindeer herders will show you how to throw the lappish lassoo (suopunki) and you will also enjoy a short safari during the programme. Lunch is served in a small lappish kota by the fire. In the evening you will start your engines again and head out. The chances of seeing the famous Northern Lights are great on this night safari by snowmobiles. The approximately 20 kms tour takes you to the top of a nearby fell, where you will enjoy some warm drinks and draw in the atmosphere of the colourful sky. You can either drive your own ski-sled of enjoy the ride on a guide's sled.
Day 4 - Sunday
Transfer to Kittilä Airport for your return flight to the UK.
Departure Day: Thursday - Sunday from London Heathrow Airport
Departure Dates: 3.1.2013 - 14.4.2013 Please note, this tour is now fully booked up until 17 March 2013
Duration: 3 nights
N.B. Alternative airports available for departure.
A family run business established in 1973 and providing versatile accommodation and restaurant services. 46 rooms for 2-3 guests with shower and WC, 6 spacious rooms for 2-6 guests with sauna, shower and WC - all non-smoking and decorated in a wilderness style. 12 two storey apartment rooms with shower, WC, kitchenette, TV and drying cupboard for clothes. Cabins available on request. The hotel has three cosy restaurants including one with a fireplace and a new Pub providing the ideal place for pre-dinner drinks or to relax after a safari. 'Aurora Wellness' - the sauna and wellness area of Harriniva offers well-being services in natural surroundings, using natural treatments and products. Well-being treatments such as massage, dry cupping, peat treatments and a variety of facial treatments. By the river there are two hot tubs and two steam baths an ice hole and a newly renovated sauna department with two saunas and a room for relaxation. There are two large shared saunas and one sauna for families in the main building.
Description: The chances of seeing the famous 'Aurora Borealis' are great on this night safari by snowmobiles. The 20 kms tour takes you to the top of Olostunturi fell, where you will enjoy some warm drinks and feel how the sky is closer and the stars brighter.....
Operates: Mon, Thurs & Sat 18 Nov - 20 Dec & 3 Jan - 14 Apr.
Duration: 2 hours.
Price: £122 per person (1 person per mobile), £90 per person (2 persons per mobile).
Description: Accelerate your snowmobile across a frozen lake, pace yourself in forests and inhale the frosty clean air of the fells. Take a moment to enjoy hot drinks along the way.
Operates: Sat, 18 Nov - 20 Dec & 3 Jan - 14 Apr.
Duration: 3.5 hours, departs 1000.
Price: £154 per person (1 person per mobile), £122 per person (2 persons per mobile).
Description: Visit an Old Lappish Manor House and learn about the way of the old days. The reindeer herding has been practised in the family for over a century. Programme includes lunch in a Lappish tepee 'kota'.
Operates: Wed & Sat, 18 Nov - 20 Dec & 3 Jan - 14 Apr
Duration: 4 hours.
Price: £140 per person.
Description: Learn about the local culture in Kellokas nature centre, the journey continues to Lainio Snow Castle where you enjoy a warm lunch in the ice restaurant!
Operates: Tue & Fri, 18 Nov - 20 Dec & 3 Jan - 14 Apr.
Duration: 6 hours.
Price: £127 per person.
Description: You will meet 'Meister and the other nearly 400 huskies in the guided tour to Harriniva Arctic Sled-dog Centre! After a brief talk it is time for you to 'grab the wheel' and get the feeling of being a musher on a husky sled on this short safari of 9km.
Operates: Fri & Sun, 18 Nov - 20 Dec & 3 Jan - 14 Apr
Duration: 1.5 hours
Price: £65 per person
Description: Pack your snowshoeing gear and head out in a snowmobile sled for a search of the Northern Lights. When the snowmobile track ends you will head on with
Operates: Tue & Fri, 18 Nov - 20 Dec & 3 Jan - 14 Apr
Duration: 3 hours
-The driver of the snowmobile must be at least 15 years of age with a valid driving licence (for vehicles with at least 125 cc). The snowmobiles we use on our safaris are 550 cc and with supplement 800 cc.
To book call 01274 875 199 or Contact us by email