Animal Safaris 2016/17

 

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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: 208 € / adult – 2 persons per sleigh
156 € / 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: 152 € / adult
114 € / 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: 215 € / adult – 1 person per snowmobile
182 € / adult – 2 persons per snowmobile
136,50 € / 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: 332 € / adult – 1 person per dog sledge
252 € / adult – 2 persons per dog sledge
189 € / child (4-12 years)
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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: 284 € / adult – 1 person per dog sledge
208 € / adult – 2 persons per dog sledge
156 € / child (4-12 years)
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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: 284 € / adult – 1 person per dog sledge
205 € / adult – 2 persons per dog sledge
153,75 € / child (4-12 years)
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HuskiesFull day husky safari

HuskysafariEnjoy a full day husky safari in the northern wilderness. Mush your own team of Alaskan huskies through the snowy landscape. When you come to Husky Ranch Lapland you will be greeted by your guide and the other owner of the ranch, Juho. After driving instructions you are ready to meet your team of well-trained Alaskan huskies! You will follow the guide one after another, you are all driving your own sleds pulled by 3-4 dogs. The trail heads first south of the Kurtakko village, you take a peek at Europe’s biggest wetland Teuravuoma and then you start heading east to old taiga forests. At the halfway point it’s time to take a good break. The dogs get their halfway price first – frozen meet snacks! After this you will be served delicious lunch by an open fire! When the break is over its time to head back to the kennel along a scenic route. After the safari you will have plenty of time to say goodbye to your eager team mates. Before heading back to the resort there is still time for a cup of hot chocolate at the Ranch!

Departure: 9:30 Wed
Duration: 7-8 hours / 35-45 km dog sledding
Price: 429 € / adult
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HuskiesNorthern lights husky adventure

Aurora Husky AdventureThis unforgettable experience starts from a small husky farm in idyllic Kurtakko Village. When you’ll arrive to the Kurtakko Husky Ranch the owner Juho and his enthusiastic dogs welcomes you to their home. After instructions we are ready to go! This safari is 100% ecofriendly. No snow machines on the trail. After 10 km of mushing we arrive to lean-to shelter where we make nice bonfire and enjoy some hot chocolate and cake. During the stop Juho tells us about his passion for long distance sled dog racing. If we are lucky we can see the northern lights above us and our furry friends! After the break we have about 5km run back to the ranch. You might have moonlight cruising under the stars or your eager Alaskan husky team is breaking trail on heavy snowfall. One thing is for sure – mushing through the snowy taiga forest after the sunset is something you will never forget!

The husky sleighs are always shared.

Departure: 18:00 Tue (available 12.12.2016 – 02.03.2017)
Duration: 3,5 – 4 h / 15 km husky safari
Price: 214 € / adult
160,50 € / children 4-12 years
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Reindeer farmReindeer 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: 144 € / adult
72 € / child (4-14 years)
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horses.gif free.gifRiding trek in the stillness of nature

Riding in silent natureWe will ride on snow covered land, through varying, from easy to more challenging terrain out of the forest to the top of the hill. From there we get to take in the view over the surrounding fells and listen to the silence of Lappish nature. On our tour we will have a stop at a lean-to shelter by the river to sit by the fire and enjoy some hot juice. Depending on the weather and the skills of the participants we will take the tour at trotting and/or cantering speed. Visit in Konijänkä Zoo, a farm with 200 great and small animals, is included.

For this safari we recommend that the participants have some experience of riding.

Departure: 11:00 Tue
Duration: 3 hours
Price: 115 € / adult (minimum age 12 years)
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horses.gif free.gifRiding to a campfire

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After getting familiarized with the Horses, we will get on the horses and ride through the forest and changing landscapes to the campfire, our coffee place. After a hot coffee and a bun, our guide will tell us the interesting stories about the horses. On the way back there is a great chance to admire fells of Lapland from the horseback. Visit in Konijänkä Zoo, a farm with 200 great and small animals, is included.

This safari is suitable also for beginners.

Departure: 11:00 Fri
Duration: 2,5-3 hours
Price: 130 € / adult (minimum age 12 years)
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