Husky safari, for years, is one of the most favorite activities in Rovaniemi in winter time. The landscape covered in thick snow, the polar night, the cold weather and the wild nature, all of these elements make the city an ideal place to raise and train husky- one of the iconic Arctic animal. Husky sledding and feeding has long become a cultural beauty of Lappish people. Let’s visit the local husky farm there to know more about this creature and experience their speed!
Get away from the hustle and bustle city life, the husky’s howl is calling you to explore the mystical forests of Lapland and discover its secrets. Arriving at the home of huskies, you will first hear a very loud barking sound of them. Don’t be scared! They are just too excited to meet you. That is just the friendly welcoming greeting. You will get ready with the thermal clothes before having first meet with the strong Arctic huskies.
At first, you will start by getting familiar to these furry friends, learning more about this beautiful creature, their origins, different kinds of huskies, how to take care of them. Do you know many types of huskies in Lapland and around the world and what is the different between them? Don’t worry, our guide will answer all of your questions about husky. You will also have chance to pet these adorable dogs, play with them and take a lot of selfies with them. Make some nice photos for your memories to take back home!
After getting familiar with your special teammates, your guide will show you how to control the husky sleigh and you will start a ride with your own team. Each team will have two people. You will drive your own husky team for about 5-8 km- approximately 1 hour. The length of the ride depends on the weather and your skills. You can stop halfway to switch the drivers if needed. By purchasing one single supplement you reserve one sled per person. Born to run, your furry teammates are very pleasant to pull a sledge with their friends. Prepare yourself for the speed!
During the ride, enjoy the stunning surrounding Arctic nature. Together with the husky’s howl, the snow underneath whisper your sled and the forest’s whisper will create the perfect winter soundtrack for your expedition. Listen carefully, the nature is telling you many secrets!
Finishing the ride, you will take a break and warm yourself up around the fire with hot sausage and drink. Also there are many interesting stories about the Arctic animals are waiting for you to explore. Now, come, see, experience and bring home the memory you will never forget!