Day 1: Flights, arrival and introduction. You will be greeted at the airport and transferred to your accommodation in Luosto. On arrival, you will meet your representative who will brief you about your stay.
Day 2: Ice fishing.You have a free morning to get used to your spectacular new surroundings and enjoy the snow. In the afternoon you will be taken in a snowmobile drawn sleigh to an ideal fishing spot to try your hand at ice fishing. The perfect introduction to life in Finnish Lapland.
Day 3: Snowmobile safari to the amethyst mine.The thrill of riding on a snowmobile through a winter wonderland is not easily forgotten. You will be given full instruction before heading to the top of Lampivaara Fell. This is the home of the Luosto amethyst mine - a real 'gem' of a place! You will learn about the stones and have the opportunity to dig for your very own amethyst before heading back to Luosto.
Day 4: Cross country skiing.Finnish children learn to cross country ski pretty much as soon as they can walk and today it's your turn. You will be provided with all the necessary equipment and tuition before you explore Luosto's countryside on your skis. You will be able to keep your equipment for the remainder of the day so that you can use your new found skills to try some of the many trails Luosto has to offer and explore the wintery landscape on your own.
Day 5: Visit to a reindeer park.You have free time this morning before being transferred by car to a local reindeer park. Reindeer are a vital part of Lappish life and today you will be given the opportunity to learn about their importance and the lives of the herders. You will go for a short reindeer sleigh ride before having drinks around a camp fire. This is a truly Lappish experience!
Day 6: Huskies and Aurora snowshoe trek.The highlight of any visit to the Arctic is a husky safari! You will be given full instruction on how to handle a sled before heading off onto the trail and through the snowy forests for an hour long safari. Sausages around a fire will top off this fantastic trip. By now you will have discovered that the depth of snow here is truly awesome, and very hard to walk on! This is where snowshoes come in. Tonight you will be taken on a guided snowshoe search for the Northern Lights, a magical experience under the star lit sky. You will head to a spot deep in the forest, ideal for viewing the Aurora should they appear.
Day 7: Departure
prices based on double occupancy land only and vary on departure dates no air is included
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