Animal Safaris 2017/18

 

huskies.gif free.gifHalf day husky safari

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Take part on this exciting half day husky safari and enjoy the sleigh ride in the middle of the arctic nature. We will meet all the enthusiastic Husky dogs and our guide will give us the instructions how to mush a husky-team. After that we will take off with our teams and drive through snow-covered forests and over open plains. Half way we will stop to make a camp fi re and we will grill sausages and have a hot cup to drink.

This safari is available only with shared husky sledges.

Departure: 09:00 Wed
13:30 Fri
Duration: 4-4,5 hours / 25 km dog sledding
Price: 214 € / adult – 2 persons per sleigh
160,50 € / child (4-12 years)
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huskies.gif free.gifHusky farm visit and sledge safari

Husky farm visitImagine a ride through silent, snow-covered forest in a sled drawn by the huskies. Pulling a sled is no problem for the dogs and they can reach amazing speeds over hard snow! In our destination, the Ylläs Husky Farm, the husky guide will introduce us to about hundred Alaskan and Siberian huskies and he will give us full driving instructions. Then we are ready to take part in the husky sleigh safari. Every participant gets the chance to try to steer the sleigh (+18). After the trip we will have a hot drink and cookies in a Lappish hut with the people of the husky farm.

The Husky sledges are always shared.

Departure: 10:30 Mon
13:30 Wed
Duration: 2,5 hours / 9 km dog sledding
Price: 156 € / adult
117 € / child (4-12 years)
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husky_04.jpgIn this safari we will drive by snowmobiles to the Ylläs Husky Farm, which is situated about 15 kilometres from Äkäslompolo. At the farm we will meet our husky guide, who introduces us to the huskies and gives us driving instructions for the husky sledding. Then we are ready to take part in a five kilometres safari. Every participant gets a chance to steer the sleigh. After the trip we drink coffee in a Lappish tepee with the husky farm people.

The Husky sleighs are always shared.

Departure: On request! Min. 4 persons
Duration: 3-4 hours / 2x 15km Snowmobile driving + 5km Husky
Price: 224 € / adult – 1 person per snowmobile
187 € / adult – 2 persons per snowmobile
140,25 € / child (4-12 years)
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huskies.gif free.gifHalf day go green national park husky safari

Half day go green husky safariThe unique landscape of Ylläs is something to cherish. Therefore this safari is planned and produced in a most environmental friendly way. The speciality of this safari is that the trails go in National Park, in the middle of untouchable nature! This unforgettable and amazing experience starts from the Husky farm, where we will meet the dogs and get the instructions how to mush the Husky team. After we will take off with our teams and drive through snow-covered forests and over open plains. Half way we will stop to make a campfire and we will make sausages and have a hot drink. In this safari, snowmobiles are not used, the guides will also ride the Husky sledges.

Departure: 09:30 Tue
Duration: 4,5-5 hours / 23 km dog sledding
Price: 338 € / adult – 1 person per dog sledge
260 € / adult – 2 persons per dog sledge
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huskies.gif free.gif16 km Go green national park husky safari

16 km Go Green Husky SafariThe unique landscape of Ylläs is something to cherish. Therefore this safari is planned and produced in a most environmental friendly way. The speciality of this safari is that the trails go in National Park, in the middle of untouchable nature! This unforgettable and amazing experience starts from the Husky farm, where we will meet the dogs and get the instructions how to mush the Husky team. After we will take off with our teams and drive through snow-covered forests and over open plains. Half way we will stop to make a campfire and we will make sausages and have a hot drink. In this safari, snowmobiles are not used, the guides will also ride the Husky sledges.

Departure: 9:30 & 12:30 Mon
9:30 Wed, Thu
Duration: 4-4,5 hours / 16 km dog sledding
Price: 292 € / adult – 1 person per dog sledge
216 € / adult – 2 persons per dog sledge
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huskies.gif Husky safari to Lainio Snow Village

Laino Snow VillageThis safari offers an unique experience, husky safari in pure and silent nature combined to a visit in Lainio Snow Village. Safari starts from the Husky Farm, after meeting the dogs and getting driving instructions, we drive 5 km by husky sledges to Lainio Snow Village. Snow Village is a real master piece of ice & snow art with hotel rooms & suites, snow bar and snow sculptures. After relaxing our minds in Lainio and having a tasteful soup lunch in Snow Village restaurant, we are ready to mush our husky teams through snowy forest back to the husky farm. Soup lunch and ticket to Snow Village are included.

Departure: On request! Min. 4 persons
Duration: 4 hours / 5+5 km dog sledding
Price: 295 € / adult – 1 person per dog sledge
216 € / adult – 2 persons per dog sledge
162 € / child (4-12 years)
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reindeer.gif attraction.gifDay at a reindeer farm

Reindeer herder Sami and his family present today’s everyday life on a reindeer farm and the history. On your visit to the farm you will get close to the animals and also have the possibility to feed them. The reindeer eat the lichens and birch leaves out of your hand. You may even pet the tamer animals. You can warm up a in the hut or the lean-to shelter where we offer real campfire coffee and cookies. We will also try to discover the secret of throwing a lasso. The visit to the reindeer farm includes also a ride in a sled. The 1 kilometer long trail takes you through snowy forest. The sleds will be drawn by formula reindeer but also the slower kind. To round up the outing we will visit the reindeer gallery, which is a museum as well as an art gallery. Sami’s oldest building is over 200 years old, an old wood heated log cabin, where old tools, furniture and clothes are displayed. The matron Marjut has decorated the walls with reindeer themed watercolor paintings. Souvenirs, made on site, made reindeer antlers and reindeer hides can be bought from the gallery. Soup lunch included!

Departure: 10:00 Tue, Thu, Fri
Duration: 4,5 hours / 70 km Bus transfer
Price: 149 € / adult
74,50 € / child (4-14 years)
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horses.gif free.gifPeaceful horseback ride through Lappish nature

Enjoy the beautiful Lappish nature from the back of our friendly horses. Our riding guide gives instructions and introduces us to the horses. We travel through the snowy forest to a lean-to where we enjoy hot juice and cookies while keeping warm around the fire. On our way back we get to enjoy the beauty and peacefulness of Lappish nature a little bit longer. At the end of our riding excursion we also have the chance to visit the Konijänkä petting zoo where about 300 animals, small and big, live throughout the year (entry fee included in the price). This activity is also suitable for beginners, no riding experience required

Departure: 11:00 Tue, Fri
Duration: 2,5 – 3 hours
Price: 130 € / adult (minimum age 12 years)
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horses.gif free.gifA feelgood horse sleigh ride *NEW*

We climb onto a traditional Finnhorse drawn sleigh and to the sound of sleigh bells we travel through the quiet, snowy forest. After the sleigh ride we have the possibility to enjoy some hot juice and cookies in the cosy cafe and visit the petting zoo (entry fee included in the price). Duration of the sleigh ride is about 20 minutes. This excursion is especially recommend with families with small children.

Departure: 14:30 Wed
Duration: 2 hours
Price: 71 € / adult
44 € / child (2-10 years)
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