Arctic Wilderness Week Finland
Finland, Winter Activity, 8 days - from £1,495 (land only) - from €1,870 (land only) - from $2,615 (land only)
Day 1: Rendezvous at Oulu or Kussamo Airport. A complimentary transfer to the group hotel is provided. KE group package services begin with the evening meal. Option for swimming and sauna in the hotel.
Day 2: This morning we don our snowshoes and head out into the beautful countryside surrounding the hotel. This is an exhilarating walk through birch forest with great views. We return to the hotel for lunch. The afternoon is free for optional activities around the hotel or to enjoy the swimming pool or sauna.
Day 3: An exciting day as we transfer to Finn-Jann Husky Farm where we meet our huskies. We have an introduction to husky drivingn as we learn how to handle the dogs and control the sleds. Return to hotel for sauna, swim and dinner.
Day 4: Today we head out into the wilderness on our 2 day husky safari. After a morning driving the sleds, we warm up around the open fire at lunch. We continue on driving our sleds on the specially prepared trails until we reach the heated cabin in the forest where we will spend the night. There is the option to take part in icefishing.
Day 5: The second day of our husky tour as we head back to Finn-Jann farm. We arrrive in the afternoon and help to settle the dogs back home before we say goodbye to our new canine friends and transfer back to the hotel. Sauna and dinner.
Day 6: We have an exciting snowmobile tour through the wilderness, driving approx. 40 km with a coffee break around the open fire. If we are lucky we will see reindeer or tracks of snowhares. Return to the hotel for lunch, optional activities in the afternoon.
Day 7: Free day with optional extra activities including snowmobile touring, downhill skiing, visit to reindeer farm, ice fishing, snowshoeing and overnight in an igloo. Alternatively spend the day walking or relaxing in the hotel facilities.
Day 8: KE group package services end after breakfast. There is a complimentary transfer to Oulu or Kussamo Airport.