HUSKY TOUR ALONG THE ARCTIC CIRCLE

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HUSKY TOUR ALONG THE ARCTIC CIRCLE

JUST NORTH OF ROVANIEMI LIES THE ARCTIC CIRCLE. THE LINE ABOVE WHICH, AT LEAST ONCE A YEAR, THERE IS ONE WHOLE DAY OF NIGHT TIME DARKNESS, AND ONE WHOLE DAY OF DAYLIGHT.

Along the way we travel through the rugged taiga forest of arctic Lapland and over a few quite large frozen lakes.

GUARANTEED DEPARTURES

18.-24.01.2015 (Sunday-Saturday) Special price 1699,15 €   

25.-31.01.2015 (Sunday-Saturday) Special price 1799,10 €   

01.-07.02.2015 (Sunday-Saturday) Special price 1799,10 €   

08.-14.02.2015 (Sunday-Saturday)

15.-21.02.2015 (Sunday-Saturday)

22.-28.02.2015 (Sunday-Saturday)

01.-07.03.2015 (Sunday-Saturday)

08.-14.03.2015 (Sunday-Saturday)

15.-21.03.2015 (Sunday-Saturday)

22.-28.03.2015 (Sunday-Saturday)

 

PRICE

1999€ per person                        

Minimum 2 people traveling together

COMFORT LEVEL

Primitive wilderness / Winter camping

 

PHYSICAL GRADING

Advanced

 

INCLUDING

  • All transfer mentioned in the program including to and from Rovaniemi hotels
  • 4 nights accommodation in wilderness cabins, 2 nights in a guesthouse/ hotel in Rovaniemi
  • All meals during the tour
  • Equipment and thermal outer clothing, including boots
  • 5 day ride with personal dog team (3-6 dogs) as described in the program
  • Professional guiding in English, Finnish or Dutch

 

INCLUDING

  • All transfer mentioned in the program including to and from Rovaniemi hotels
  • 4 nights accommodation in wilderness cabins, 2 nights in a guesthouse/ hotel in Rovaniemi
  • All meals during the tour
  • Equipment and thermal outer clothing, including boots
  • 5 day ride with personal dog team (3-6 dogs) as described in the program
  • Professional guiding in English, Finnish or Dutch

 

TRAVEL PROGRAMClick to close

Day 1

  • Arrival in Rovaniemi
  • Transfer to the hotel/ guesthouse/ accommodation in Rovaniemi
  • Dinner and introduction to guide and program

 

 

 

 

Day 2 (distance 40 km)

  • After breakfast we jump into the minibus and transfer to the husky kennel.
  • At the kennel we pack our sleds and receive our instructions, before heading of into the magical taiga forests.
  • Lunch in forest, we have a hearty soup lunch around a campfire.
  • Arrive at the “Kuusijarvi” cabin in the late afternoon.
  • There we help to take care of the dogs and with the cabin chores.
    In the evening we enjoy a traditional sauna and the meal prepared by the reindeer herders wife.

Day 3 (35-60 km)

  • In the morning we help with feeding the dog- teams and then enjoy our own breakfast.
  • After that we leave the cabin and set out for another day of adventure.
  • Lunch in forest
  • Tonight’s destination is “Kirkonveraja Cabin”, a beautiful house situated on an island where we spend the night and enjoy a good dinner with sauna by the lake.

Day 4 (50 km)

  • Breakfast, dog chores and then departure for a driving distance of approximately 50 km
  • Lunch in forest
  • We set of on our way West to “Kalakahmy Cabi” . This wilderness house is situated next to a small river.
  • Overnight with dinner and wood heated sauna

Day 5 (40 km)

  • Breakfast, dog chores and then departure for a driving distance of 40 km.
  • Lunch on the way in forest
  • Overnight in “Tolhä” wilderness cabin with delicious dinner and wood heated sauna

Day 6 (30 km)

  • Breakfast, dog chores, and then departure for a return driving back to the kennel
  • Packing up of gear and final farewells to the dogs and guide
  • Transfer back to accommodation

 

Day 7

  • Breakfast
  • Transfer back to Rovaniemi airport

 

ADDITIONAL  INFORMATION Click to close

  • Group size is maximum 6 people plus guide.
  • You will get quality thermal outdoor outfits and boots for the husky safari. We will ask for your sizes before hand and the outfits will be waiting you on spot. There is no personal outdoor equipment required, but functional long sport underwear and extra warm layers beneath your jacket are recommended for your own comfort.
  • During this tour customers will be expected to help with the daily dog chores, and the chores related to staying in the cabins.
  • The accommodations for this tour are cosy wilderness cabins. They are all heated with wood stoves and fireplaces, have an outside toilet and a wood heated sauna for washing and refreshing in. The cabins have no running water.
  • Pack light! Do the dogs a favour and pack only the bare necessities.
  • Night driving: a lot of the trail will be driven in the dark, we will provide you with high powered headlights to light the way. Night driving is an experience. Especially when the stars are out, the moon is full and there is a wonderful display of northern lights.
  • Our maximum capacity is 6 adults. We will try and fill the tour if we can. So expect to share with an international group if you are booking with a small party.
    If you however want to close the group, so as to have a private week we can arrange this. We require that you pay a minimum amount equal to 4 full paying adults (1 999­ € per person)

The operator reserves the right to make alterations to the programs, price, duration or form of transportation without prior warning. This also concerns changes in programs as a result of weather conditions.

 

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