8 Days/7 nights Min. 2 adults 2 Jan - 15 Apr 2018 1394 EUR / PERSON Trip inquiries

Program

DAY 1 ARRIVAL DAY

Transfer from airport to Valkea Lodge (RVN, KTT, KEM, PJA, LLA)
Information and distribution of thermal clothing (overall, boots, gloves)
Check-in and 3-course dinner

DAY 2 NATURE TRAIL WITH SNOWSHOES

Breakfast
We begin with a short ride in a sled pulled by snowmobile to the start of the nature trail.
This expedition by snowshoes takes us along the the Jaipaljukka Nature trail. We experience and learn about the nature, forest and animals in Lapland - in an extraordinary environment shaped by the ice age. Outdoor lunch in the Jaipaljukka kota included. Duration: approx. 5 h.
Afternoon coffee/tea
Optional: Lecture about huskies and life of a musher
3-course dinner

DAY 3 SNOWMOBILE SAFARI TO FISHING CAMP

Breakfast

We learn how to drive snowmobile safely on tracks, and at the end of instruction we make a safari to bring in practice what we have learned.
We drive to our fishing camp (2 persons/snowmobile), where you can experience the Lappish style of fishing on the frozen lake. Fishing through the little hole you have drilled in the thick ice will be a new and different way of fishing.
The most common species in this lake is perch. While fishing we prepare a Lappish style lunch on open fire.

Duration: approx. 5 h
Afternoon coffee/tea
3-course dinner

DAY 4 OPTIONAL DAY

Breakfast
Choose between our exiting wilderness activities, go skiing or just relax.
Afternoon coffee/tea
Optional: Lecture about the wonders of Aurora Borealis
3-course dinner

DAY 5 ARCTIC HUSKY EXPERIENCE

Breakfast
Our route follows the beautiful landscapes. This is a real husky safari. We drive our sledge ourselves, 2 adults on each sledge. After the safari, we enjoy hot drinks by the husky kennel in the company of the musher and the dogs.
Duration: Approx 3 hours, 15 km (2 persons/sled)
Lunch at the Lodge
Afternoon coffee/tea
3-course dinner

DAY 6 VISIT KORJU SAMI REINDEER HERDING AREA (by car)

Visit the genuine Korju Sami reindeer herding area where we will have the opportunity to pet and feed the reindeers. We will learn about the Lappish culture and get an introduction to the Sami handicraft “Duodji” and the strong symbolic value the handicraft have for the Sami identity. We enjoy lunch in the Lappish teepee.
Duration: 5 hours, including transfers ca 45 min/way.
Afternoon coffee/tea
3-course dinner

DAY 7 OPTIONAL DAY

Breakfast
Choose between our exiting wilderness activities, go skiing or just relax.
Afternoon coffee/tea
3-course dinner

DAY 8 DEPARTURE DAY

Breakfast (breakfast box if early departure)
Departure to airport

Details

Includes:

In the price included:
• Accommodation at Valkea Lodge, cabin apartment.
• Half board; breakfast buffet, wilderness lunch/lunch during activity days where mentioned, afternoon coffee/tea, 3-course dinner.
• All scheduled activities incl. transfer, safety equipment, thermo-clothing and guides.
• Airport transfer (RVN, KTT, KEM, PJA, LLA
• Local taxes and VAT.
• Internet WLAN
• Towel change once a week
Optional activities are presented on site and depend on weather and availability.safety equipment, thermo-clothing and guides.

Options:

ACCOMMODATION IN SHARED CABIN APARTMENT WITH SAUNA SUPPLEMENT: 82 €
Single supplement cabin (without sauna): 524 €.
Single supplement cabin with sauna 597 €.
Single supplement single drive snowmobile only: 55 €
Single supplement single drive husky only: 32 €.

Children:

This program is also suitable for children. Children 3-11 years receives a 40% discount when traveling with two fully paying adult. Discount applies to a maximum of two children per two fully paying adults.

During a snowmobile safari, children under 12 years are seated into the sledge pulled by the guide snowmobile. During a husky safari, children under 12 years are seated into the musher's sled or into their parent's sled.