Discover the Wilderness of Lapland
Discover the Wilderness of Lapland– Finland –7 days / 6 nights, 5 days on Husky Safari, Harriniva - Wilderness - HarrinivaDiscover North-West Lapland, Europe's last wilderness, by husky sled. Our 5-day husky safari follows the forests and frozen lakes on the edge of the Pallas-Ylläs National Park. Drive your own dog-sled team of 4-6 dogs; daily distances vary between 25 and 40 kilometers, depending on your physical condition and the weather. Overnight in simple wilderness huts. Experience the fascinating wilderness of Lapp nature; perhaps see the magical Northern Lights.
|Operation||December 4, 2016 - April 15, 2017|
|Departure||Weekly between December 4, 2016 - April 15, 2017 (Sunday-Saturday)*
* Dec 20,2016 - Jan 2, 2017 (Tuesday-Monday) &
Jan 2 -Jan 8, 2107 (Monday-Sunday)
|Price||Dec 4 - Dec 17, 2016 / April 2 - April 22, 2017
from $2,125 per person
Dec 20, 2016 - Jan 2, 2017/ Jan 29 - March 18, 2017
from $2,390 per person
Jan 2 - Jan 28, 2017 / March 19 - April 1, 2017
$2,225 per person
$95 extra night, person in a cabin with shared facilities including half board
|Included||Transfers from/to Airport to/from Hotel for scheduled domestic flights
2 nights in safari houses with shared facilities
4 overnights in Wilderness cabins
Full board (from dinner on day 1 to breakfast on day 7)
Thermo-clothing: thermo overall, boots, socks, mittens, warm hat, sleeping bag
5 days of Husky Safaris, days 2 - 6 with guide
One dog team of 4 - 6 dogs for each participant
Qualified English speaking wilderness guide
Taxes & services
|Not Included||International airfare & Airport taxes
Domestic Airfare Helsinki - Kittilä - Helsinki
Personal insurance / personal items
$25 Service fee
|Please Note||Group size: 4 - 7 persons
The 5-days husky safari is not suitable for children and therefore we recommend this safari only for youth with 18 years or more due to long safari days and changeable weather conditions.
We keep the right to decide the arrangements for children here in Harriniva according to the weather conditions and the size of the child.
Extra nights in Harriniva are possible, and we offer several winter activities: Cross country and Downhill skiing (at the nearby Olos-Fell), Northern Lights Excursions, Ice fishing, Snowmobile excursions, Snow-shoe tours, Reindeer safaris, etc.
|Tour Options||Additional nights in Helsinki and/or Harriniva
Night in traditional Snow igloo or Aurora Dome
Silja Line Cruise, Helsinki - Stockholm
Tallink cruise, Helsinki - Tallinn
St. Peter Line cruise, Helsinki-St. Petersburg-Helsinki, visa free
Good to know
Weekly program for optional excursions
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Day 1 KITTILÄ - HARRINIVA (D) Arrival at Kittilä airport and transfer (only for scheduled domestic flights) to Muonio, Harriniva Holiday Centre (approx. 1 hour). Welcome dinner with the safari group. Overnight in our cozy safari cabins in Muonio, with wc, shower and sauna (shared).
Day 2 - 5 HARRINIVA - HUSKY SAFARI (B, L, D) After breakfast you will be provided with safari equipment and meet with the guide who gives you a short introduction to the program of the week. You meet your own dog team, the sleds will be packed and you will be taught how to handle the sled. Start of the safari.
The route will take you through the beautiful forest scenery, over frozen lakes and along the rivers. Each night is spent in different, simple but cozy huts without electricity. Each hut has a sauna to wash yourself and a wilderness toilet (without water).
Everyone takes care of his dog team, helps to prepare the meals and make fire. Breakfast and dinner are prepared in the huts, lunch by open fire in the wilderness.
On day 6 return to Harriniva in the afternoon. Go through your safari memories together once more during a delicious farewell dinner with Lappish specialities. Overnight in our cozy safari cabins nearby Harriniva with wc, shower and sauna in shared facilities.
Day 6 RETURN TO HARRINIVA (B) Return to Harriniva in the afternoon. Go through your safari memories together once more during a delicious farewell dinner with Lappish specialities. Overnight in one of our safari houses with shared facilities.
Day 7 DEPARTURE HARRINIVA - KITTILÄ (B) After breakfast transfer to Kittilä airport for your departure.