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Summary

In Brief

  • 1 Night Harriniva
  • 2 Nights Palojärvi
  • 1 Night Harriniva

Itinerary

Recommended for:
Activity adventure | Natural world | Safari | Short break | Winter

You'll be given all the training you need to hit the snowy trails of this beautiful part of Scandinavia with confidence before making your way through snow-covered forests and across frozen lakes to the Galdotieva Wilderness Centre on the border with Norway where you'll spend time perfecting the art of deep-snow driving and exploring this stunning winter wonderland.

Day by day itinerary

Day 1
Arrival

On arrival at Kittilä airport in Finnish Lapland, you'll be met and transferred to Muonio. Enjoy dinner in Harriniva, where you'll spend the first night in your own cozy log cabin with en-suite facilities.


Meals: Dinner

Stay: Harriniva Holiday Centre, Muonio (Standard)

Day 2
Snowmobile Safari

After breakfast you'll meet your guide to discuss the itinerary and stock up on cold-weather safari equipment (warm snowmobile jacket & trousers, boots, socks, mittens, hat, gloves, balaclava and helmet).

Pack a small bag (the rest of your luggage stays in Harriniva), before a detailed safety briefing and driver training. It's then time to start your engines, before heading out into the snowy wilderness of Finnish Lapland.

You'll cover around 100km in your first day as you make your way across frozen lakes and through dense snow-covered forests on your way to the Norwegian border and the Galdotieva wilderness centre in Palojärvi where a warm sauna and dinner awaits.

Stay: Galdotieva Wilderness Centre (B,L,D)

Day 3
Snowmobile Safari

After breakfast it is time head out onto the snow again and discover the surrounding treeless fell region, a great place to learn the tricks of deep snow driving.

Depending on weather conditions you should cover between 80 and 100km before returning to Galdotieva wilderness centre for dinner, a sauna and a good night sleep.

Stay: Galdotieva Wilderness Centre (B,L,D)

Day 4
Snowmobile Safari

After breakfast the snowmobile safari continues as you head back to Muonio and Harriniva, covering a distance of around 100km. A welcome sauna waits for you back in Harriniva as you rest your aching legs and enjoy a final farewell dinner before settling down for your final night in Lapland


Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Stay: Harriniva Holiday Centre, Muonio (Standard)

Day 5
Departure

After breakfast, transfer to the airport in Kittilä for your flight home. (B)

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