Coming to the winter wonderland Rovaniemi, Lapland in the winter, the first thing you will see of course will be snow. The city is fully decorated by snow and ice, becoming a real snow kingdom for the winter lovers. There are various activities you can do with snow there and exploring the winter wild forest is one of the most favorite ones. Going with a snowmobile? No, how can you smell the nature there on the fast snowmobile? Walking? How can you walk on the thick snow layers there? Don’t worry, we get these special snowshoes for you!
Dating back to the ice age, when there weren’t modern transports, our ancestors used to use this method to walk in the deep forest in the winter. And now, snowshoeing is the best way for you to explore the magical winter forests at the closest distance. Snowshoes allow you to access the remote and untouched natural areas.
Our tour includes the transfer from and to your accommodation as well as all the equipment needed for you to snowshoe. Leaving the city behind, you will go to the Arctic forests, starting your day with fresh morning air. Then, you will start your expedition a few kilometers in the wildness. The special snowshoes keep you from sinking too deep into the snow, which is the problem when you walk with normal winter shoes in the deep snow. You can easily move forward with the help of the poles. Our professional guide will show you how to go up and down, how to turn around and don’t worry if you fall into the snow, you will know how to get up by yourself! During the trip, we will take some breaks to warm up ourselves with hot sausages, biscuits, and hot drinks.
It is very relaxing to walk slowly in the forest when it will wake up all your senses little by little. Can you hear the whistles from the old pine trees around you? And the pleasing smell from the herbs hiding deep down under the snow, can you smell it? You will feel the lively life occurring in the harsh winter.
Also, it is the best way for some nice photographs that you can’t do it when sitting on the snowmobile. You can stop by anytime and capture your discovering. Open your eyes wide, there are many things hiding deep in the forest waiting for you. Look there above some tree branches, maybe you will see some playful squirrels. Check carefully the white snow around, the wildness’s footprints are still there, can you tell what animal is that? The old growth forests can’t wait to show you its amazing secrets!
Now put on your snowshoes and get ready to discover the winter land! All you need is a positive energy and an adventurous heart!