One Hour Safaris - The best winter safaris experience An Adventurous day at Rovaniemi husky farm

Have you ever imagine handling a team of huskies? You actually can control them with proper riding skills that our guide will show you. Riding a husky in a forest road is an Arctic challenge that every tourist would like to conquer.

Duration

Approx. 5 hours

Price

148 €/adult, 75 €/child 4-14 years

Departure

Morning - Afternoon

Operated

Daily

About tour

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!

Included
  • Winter clothing
  • Transfers
  • Husky farm visit
  • 45-60 min husky safari of 5-8 km
  • 2 persons/team
  • Children in sleigh
  • Hot drinks
  • Guiding

Notice: Time spent on transfers is included in the tour duration.

Meeting point

All safaris include transfers from/to accommodations outside the city center within 10 km distance from safari house. Meeting point and time are confirmed upon reservation. To respect each traveler’s quality experience with us, we kindly ask you to be on time at the meeting point. Missed meeting time will result in missed safari which will not be refunded.

 

Important information

  • Husky info

    Information concerning the time spent on the sledge in husky programs are given for information purpose only and can not be considered contractual. Time spend on the sledge may vary according to snow and ice condition, weather condition and aptitude of the participants and dogs.

  • General info

    Husky safaris start to operate on 17th November 2018 and are set to continue until 14th April 2019 (weather permitting). Minimum number of participants required is 2 adults per safari. The content is set out in the program description of each weekly program. Prices include guiding in English, thermal clothing, transfers from/to accommodations outside city center within 10 km distance from safari house, V.A.T., appropriate licenses, insurance and fuel. Personal travel insurance is always recommended when travelling abroad.

     

  • Cancellation policy

    All changes and cancellations are required to be made by e-mail, phone or visiting Safartica front desk within office hours (9-17, GMT +2) no later than one day before the safari departure (24 hours). When cancelling more than 24 hours prior to safari departure, a 15 € office fee is charged. When cancelling less than 24 hours prior to safari departure 100% of the total safari reservation is charged. When cancelling in case of illness a full amount of reservation is refunded, when a medical certificate is sent to Visit Lapland Tours within 2 working days of from the cancellation date.

Booking inquiry

Loading...

Not what you are looking for? We have more