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From Rovaniemi: Korouoma Canyon and Frozen Waterfalls Tour

From Rovaniemi: Korouoma Canyon and Frozen Waterfalls Tour

Discover the Korouoma Canyon, a 30-kilometer-long and 130-meter-deep canyon located southeast of Rovaniemi which offers breathtaking scenery all year round. During the winter, admire the stunning sight of waterfalls that have transformed into fantastic ice formations. Start with pickup from your accommodation around Rovaniemi, or in the city center, and set off for the Korouoma Canyon nature reserve. Start the tour with a hike through the park, admiring spectacular scenery including cliffs, rapids, and waterfalls. Keep your eyes sharp to observe an array of rare species that call the area home. Snowshoes are optional but may be useful if you need more confidence when hiking down the canyon or just want to enjoy some deep snow walks. Then, observe some of the most spectacular frozen waterfalls in Europe and enjoy the beauty of snowy nature. Warm up with a typical Finnish campfire snack around an open fire constructed by your guide. Learn more about Lapland and the Arctic region's traditions with your guide throughout the day. After an early morning of adventure, return to Rovaniemi where you will be dropped off at your hotel in the late afternoon.

Rovaniemi: Reindeer, Huskies & Santa Claus Village

Rovaniemi: Reindeer, Huskies & Santa Claus Village

Experience Reindeer Farm, Husky Sled Ride & Santa Claus Village! Your day will start with transfer to the farm, where you will be able to ride your own reindeer sledge in a brief, 500m long ride. Your newly learned skills will be rewarded with a Reindeer Sledge Driver’s License! Next, make your way to the Alaskan Huskies where you will find these beautiful, loyal, and energetic companions. Experience the Alaskan Huskies in action on a 800m long sleigh ride. Enjoy a traditional salmon soup lunch during your visit and listen to the local reindeer herders as they tell you more about the herding lifestyle and how it is to be a reindeer herder in the 21st century. After the farm visit, you will be taken to the Santa Claus Village where you will have some free time to explore at your own pace. You have the opportunity to experience the Christmas atmosphere, step across the Arctic Circle, meet Santa Claus and children under 140cm can try mini snowmobiling for 10 minutes on our mini-track. Your day will conclude with drop-off back to Rovaniemi.

Rovaniemi: Lapland Northern Lights Tour with BBQ

Rovaniemi: Lapland Northern Lights Tour with BBQ

Discover the dazzling beauty of the Northern Lights on this tour from Rovaniemi. Dive deep into the heart of the Lappish wilderness in search of the dancing Aurora spectacle. Warm up with a campfire BBQ packed with local flavors along with hot blueberry juice. Enjoy the convenience of being picked up directly from your accommodation in Rovaniemi. Relax on the drive through dense forests in Lapland. Arrive at a stunning lake or forest that is away from any light pollution. Relax as your guide cooks up a fresh Lappish BBQ meal with some blueberry tea. Listen as your guide reveals the secrets of the northern lights to you. Gaze up at the night sky in anticipation of the lights appearing. Return to you accommodation at the end of the tour.

Rovaniemi: Northern Lights Wilderness Tour with Camera

Rovaniemi: Northern Lights Wilderness Tour with Camera

Drive away from the city to the place with the highest chance of seeing the Northern Lights. Find a warm spot to set up the fire and sit and wait for the show. Benefit from knowing that the more time you spend outside, the greater the chance of you seeing the lights. Usually, you can view the Aurora in the middle of a huge frozen lake or river. Embark on an experience visiting up to 3 locations to give you the best chance of seeing the Northern Lights. Huddle around the fire with your guide, who will also tell you all about traditional animals and customs.

From Rovaniemi: Lapland Aurora Hunt with Barbeque

From Rovaniemi: Lapland Aurora Hunt with Barbeque

Far away from light pollution, embrace the winter chill on this guided Aurora Borealis tour from Rovaniemi. Venture into the countryside after dark, stopping at various scenic spots based on the Aurora forecast. Enjoy a traditional Lappish barbecue and warm Glögi as you wait for the Northern Lights to make their spectacular appearance. ---- Tour Duration: Approximately 3 hours, offering a focused and efficient Northern Lights experience. ---- Three Prime Locations: Location 1: Lake for Sky Checking Begin the tour at a serene lake where we first check the skies for aurora activity and enjoy the tranquil surroundings. Location 2: Private Lake with Barbecue Next, visit a secluded private lake where you can enjoy a warm barbecue while waiting for the lights to appear. Location 3: Huge Lake with Open View Conclude the tour at a large lake with an unobstructed, expansive view of the sky, perfect for watching the Northern Lights in their full splendor. ---- Photography Assistance: Basic tips and assistance on photographing the aurora with your camera or smartphone. -

Rovaniemi: Northern Lights Tour with Guaranteed Sightings

Rovaniemi: Northern Lights Tour with Guaranteed Sightings

Welcome to the ultimate adventure for avid northern lights enthusiasts. Your exclusive Northern Lights tour in Lapland promises an unforgettable journey into the heart of the Arctic Circle. Witness the spectacle of the Aurora Borealis, accompanied by a skilled aurora hunter and photographer. Our commitment to delivering unforgettable experiences is deeply rooted in our history, as one of the owners proudly represents the 20th generation of their family in Lapland, Finland, with roots stretching back to the 1600s. This unique connection to the region allows us to share with you the most authentic and captivating facets of Lapland's rich cultural heritage and untamed beauty. Unlike other tours that are limited to one location, this tour takes you on an exhilarating chase of the Northern Lights wherever they may appear. Guides use their extensive experience and technology to locate the celestial show, maximizing your chances of seeing the awe-inspiring phenomenon. By thoroughly monitoring weather and solar forecasts, you are ensured the best possible viewing experience. As part of a commitment to full transparency, a strict policy of honesty is followed. In the morning of your tour, you'll be provided with an update on the weather conditions for viewing the Northern Lights. This gives you the option to proceed with the tour or opt for a full refund if conditions aren't favorable. A passionate team of experts is devoted to providing you with an enchanting experience, dedicated to creating memories that will last a lifetime. You’re not just another group of tourists; you become part of a shared journey to witness nature's most mesmerizing light show. Embrace every moment of the spectacular light show with the assistance of a resident photographer. Leave the capturing of these precious memories in expert hands, so you can immerse yourself fully in the magic of the Aurora Borealis. With a maximum of 8 people on the tour, an onboard photographer, an expert guide, and hotel pick-up and drop-off in Rovaniemi, you can sit back and fully immerse yourself in your Northern Lights experience.

Rovaniemi: 2-Hour Snowmobiling Experience

Rovaniemi: 2-Hour Snowmobiling Experience

This 2-hour adventure offers you the opportunity to take a snowmobile for a quick spin and master the art of driving these fascinating vehicles.  You will be driving across the frozen arctic nature, accompanied by an experienced guide, enjoying the magical winter landscapes of Lapland. During the safari, stop for a break to enjoy a hot drink and experience the silence of the vast and beautiful Rovaniemi wilderness. 

Rovaniemi: Northern Lights Tour

Rovaniemi: Northern Lights Tour

Our tour start from Rovaniemi. We will then head out of the city, far from city lights and find the best locations. We try to get early to the spot to see the aurora in time, and we don’t leave until the aurora is over. The tour is very flexible, starting time can be from 5-8pm depending by weather conditions (its very hard to have any specific time because the weather is changing all the time) and each night we choose a different spot and departure time Keep in mind that on some nights it’s too cloudy everywhere or solar activity is too small. In this cases tour will be cancelled, or postponed (in case of availability).

Rovaniemi: Aurora Borealis Snowmobile Safari with Campfire

Rovaniemi: Aurora Borealis Snowmobile Safari with Campfire

Experience the Magic of the Northern Lights by Snowmobile! Experience the captivating beauty of the Northern Lights on a snowmobile tour in the Lappish wilderness. Ride through the arctic night as our guide leads you on a unique adventure, where you'll take a break to witness the auroras while warming up with hot drinks and cookies by an open fire. Venture deep into the unlit natural surroundings, where the only light comes from the moon, stars, and snowmobile headlights, and immerse yourself in the stunning winter landscape of forests and lakes. With a bit of luck, you'll witness the Northern Lights dancing in the clear night sky for a truly unforgettable experience. This excursion suits best for adults. A valid driving license is required to drive a snowmobile, but also children can join the safari sitting on a sledge under warm blankets. Note the late time of the excursion!

Rovaniemi: Snowmobile and Ice Fishing Adventure with Lunch

Rovaniemi: Snowmobile and Ice Fishing Adventure with Lunch

Embark on a Finnish adventure from Rovaniemi as you explore the beautiful wilderness surrounding the city on a snowmobile. Try some ice-fishing and cook up anything you catch around the campfire, accompanied by hot drinks and a hearty soup. Journey into the depths of the wilderness around Rovaniemi as you drive 30 to 40 kilometers along frozen rivers on a snowmobile. Watch the Nordic scenery fly by as you make your way hidden ice fishing spot in the middle of the wilderness. Learn about the Finnish way of life as your guide teaches you how to drill a hole in the ice and prepare the ice-fishing rod and baits. In the meantime, your guide will prepare a delicious soup lunch, accompanied by hot drinks. If you're lucky, this will be accompanied by the catch of the day. After your retreat to the wilderness, travel back to the starting point in the center of Rovaniemi.

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From Rovaniemi: Korouoma Canyon and Frozen Waterfalls Tour

From Rovaniemi: Korouoma Canyon and Frozen Waterfalls Tour

Discover the Korouoma Canyon, a 30-kilometer-long and 130-meter-deep canyon located southeast of Rovaniemi which offers breathtaking scenery all year round. During the winter, admire the stunning sight of waterfalls that have transformed into fantastic ice formations. Start with pickup from your accommodation around Rovaniemi, or in the city center, and set off for the Korouoma Canyon nature reserve. Start the tour with a hike through the park, admiring spectacular scenery including cliffs, rapids, and waterfalls. Keep your eyes sharp to observe an array of rare species that call the area home. Snowshoes are optional but may be useful if you need more confidence when hiking down the canyon or just want to enjoy some deep snow walks. Then, observe some of the most spectacular frozen waterfalls in Europe and enjoy the beauty of snowy nature. Warm up with a typical Finnish campfire snack around an open fire constructed by your guide. Learn more about Lapland and the Arctic region's traditions with your guide throughout the day. After an early morning of adventure, return to Rovaniemi where you will be dropped off at your hotel in the late afternoon.

Rovaniemi: Reindeer, Huskies & Santa Claus Village

Rovaniemi: Reindeer, Huskies & Santa Claus Village

Experience Reindeer Farm, Husky Sled Ride & Santa Claus Village! Your day will start with transfer to the farm, where you will be able to ride your own reindeer sledge in a brief, 500m long ride. Your newly learned skills will be rewarded with a Reindeer Sledge Driver’s License! Next, make your way to the Alaskan Huskies where you will find these beautiful, loyal, and energetic companions. Experience the Alaskan Huskies in action on a 800m long sleigh ride. Enjoy a traditional salmon soup lunch during your visit and listen to the local reindeer herders as they tell you more about the herding lifestyle and how it is to be a reindeer herder in the 21st century. After the farm visit, you will be taken to the Santa Claus Village where you will have some free time to explore at your own pace. You have the opportunity to experience the Christmas atmosphere, step across the Arctic Circle, meet Santa Claus and children under 140cm can try mini snowmobiling for 10 minutes on our mini-track. Your day will conclude with drop-off back to Rovaniemi.

Rovaniemi: Lapland Northern Lights Tour with BBQ

Rovaniemi: Lapland Northern Lights Tour with BBQ

Discover the dazzling beauty of the Northern Lights on this tour from Rovaniemi. Dive deep into the heart of the Lappish wilderness in search of the dancing Aurora spectacle. Warm up with a campfire BBQ packed with local flavors along with hot blueberry juice. Enjoy the convenience of being picked up directly from your accommodation in Rovaniemi. Relax on the drive through dense forests in Lapland. Arrive at a stunning lake or forest that is away from any light pollution. Relax as your guide cooks up a fresh Lappish BBQ meal with some blueberry tea. Listen as your guide reveals the secrets of the northern lights to you. Gaze up at the night sky in anticipation of the lights appearing. Return to you accommodation at the end of the tour.

Rovaniemi: Northern Lights Wilderness Tour with Camera

Rovaniemi: Northern Lights Wilderness Tour with Camera

Drive away from the city to the place with the highest chance of seeing the Northern Lights. Find a warm spot to set up the fire and sit and wait for the show. Benefit from knowing that the more time you spend outside, the greater the chance of you seeing the lights. Usually, you can view the Aurora in the middle of a huge frozen lake or river. Embark on an experience visiting up to 3 locations to give you the best chance of seeing the Northern Lights. Huddle around the fire with your guide, who will also tell you all about traditional animals and customs.

From Rovaniemi: Lapland Aurora Hunt with Barbeque

From Rovaniemi: Lapland Aurora Hunt with Barbeque

Far away from light pollution, embrace the winter chill on this guided Aurora Borealis tour from Rovaniemi. Venture into the countryside after dark, stopping at various scenic spots based on the Aurora forecast. Enjoy a traditional Lappish barbecue and warm Glögi as you wait for the Northern Lights to make their spectacular appearance. ---- Tour Duration: Approximately 3 hours, offering a focused and efficient Northern Lights experience. ---- Three Prime Locations: Location 1: Lake for Sky Checking Begin the tour at a serene lake where we first check the skies for aurora activity and enjoy the tranquil surroundings. Location 2: Private Lake with Barbecue Next, visit a secluded private lake where you can enjoy a warm barbecue while waiting for the lights to appear. Location 3: Huge Lake with Open View Conclude the tour at a large lake with an unobstructed, expansive view of the sky, perfect for watching the Northern Lights in their full splendor. ---- Photography Assistance: Basic tips and assistance on photographing the aurora with your camera or smartphone. -

Rovaniemi: Northern Lights Tour with Guaranteed Sightings

Rovaniemi: Northern Lights Tour with Guaranteed Sightings

Welcome to the ultimate adventure for avid northern lights enthusiasts. Your exclusive Northern Lights tour in Lapland promises an unforgettable journey into the heart of the Arctic Circle. Witness the spectacle of the Aurora Borealis, accompanied by a skilled aurora hunter and photographer. Our commitment to delivering unforgettable experiences is deeply rooted in our history, as one of the owners proudly represents the 20th generation of their family in Lapland, Finland, with roots stretching back to the 1600s. This unique connection to the region allows us to share with you the most authentic and captivating facets of Lapland's rich cultural heritage and untamed beauty. Unlike other tours that are limited to one location, this tour takes you on an exhilarating chase of the Northern Lights wherever they may appear. Guides use their extensive experience and technology to locate the celestial show, maximizing your chances of seeing the awe-inspiring phenomenon. By thoroughly monitoring weather and solar forecasts, you are ensured the best possible viewing experience. As part of a commitment to full transparency, a strict policy of honesty is followed. In the morning of your tour, you'll be provided with an update on the weather conditions for viewing the Northern Lights. This gives you the option to proceed with the tour or opt for a full refund if conditions aren't favorable. A passionate team of experts is devoted to providing you with an enchanting experience, dedicated to creating memories that will last a lifetime. You’re not just another group of tourists; you become part of a shared journey to witness nature's most mesmerizing light show. Embrace every moment of the spectacular light show with the assistance of a resident photographer. Leave the capturing of these precious memories in expert hands, so you can immerse yourself fully in the magic of the Aurora Borealis. With a maximum of 8 people on the tour, an onboard photographer, an expert guide, and hotel pick-up and drop-off in Rovaniemi, you can sit back and fully immerse yourself in your Northern Lights experience.

Rovaniemi: 2-Hour Snowmobiling Experience

Rovaniemi: 2-Hour Snowmobiling Experience

This 2-hour adventure offers you the opportunity to take a snowmobile for a quick spin and master the art of driving these fascinating vehicles.  You will be driving across the frozen arctic nature, accompanied by an experienced guide, enjoying the magical winter landscapes of Lapland. During the safari, stop for a break to enjoy a hot drink and experience the silence of the vast and beautiful Rovaniemi wilderness. 

Rovaniemi: Northern Lights Tour

Rovaniemi: Northern Lights Tour

Our tour start from Rovaniemi. We will then head out of the city, far from city lights and find the best locations. We try to get early to the spot to see the aurora in time, and we don’t leave until the aurora is over. The tour is very flexible, starting time can be from 5-8pm depending by weather conditions (its very hard to have any specific time because the weather is changing all the time) and each night we choose a different spot and departure time Keep in mind that on some nights it’s too cloudy everywhere or solar activity is too small. In this cases tour will be cancelled, or postponed (in case of availability).

Rovaniemi: Aurora Borealis Snowmobile Safari with Campfire

Rovaniemi: Aurora Borealis Snowmobile Safari with Campfire

Experience the Magic of the Northern Lights by Snowmobile! Experience the captivating beauty of the Northern Lights on a snowmobile tour in the Lappish wilderness. Ride through the arctic night as our guide leads you on a unique adventure, where you'll take a break to witness the auroras while warming up with hot drinks and cookies by an open fire. Venture deep into the unlit natural surroundings, where the only light comes from the moon, stars, and snowmobile headlights, and immerse yourself in the stunning winter landscape of forests and lakes. With a bit of luck, you'll witness the Northern Lights dancing in the clear night sky for a truly unforgettable experience. This excursion suits best for adults. A valid driving license is required to drive a snowmobile, but also children can join the safari sitting on a sledge under warm blankets. Note the late time of the excursion!

Rovaniemi: Snowmobile and Ice Fishing Adventure with Lunch

Rovaniemi: Snowmobile and Ice Fishing Adventure with Lunch

Embark on a Finnish adventure from Rovaniemi as you explore the beautiful wilderness surrounding the city on a snowmobile. Try some ice-fishing and cook up anything you catch around the campfire, accompanied by hot drinks and a hearty soup. Journey into the depths of the wilderness around Rovaniemi as you drive 30 to 40 kilometers along frozen rivers on a snowmobile. Watch the Nordic scenery fly by as you make your way hidden ice fishing spot in the middle of the wilderness. Learn about the Finnish way of life as your guide teaches you how to drill a hole in the ice and prepare the ice-fishing rod and baits. In the meantime, your guide will prepare a delicious soup lunch, accompanied by hot drinks. If you're lucky, this will be accompanied by the catch of the day. After your retreat to the wilderness, travel back to the starting point in the center of Rovaniemi.

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An excellent outing, which I very highly recommend. Michael was an excellent guide, very pleasant, helpful and made the day thoroughly enjoyable. Individuals welcome (unlike many other tours available!) and groups kept small. Most enjoyable 'snack' at the end of hike made for a lovely end to day and homemade cake in shop absolutely delicious! If you'd like to visit Korouoma Canyon, look no further!

The guided tour was definitely worth your time and money. Having a small group tour allowed us to have a more interactive Q&A session with Michael - there were a lot of learnings from tour guide and as well as from my fellow tourists.

This was a last minute booking for us and so glad we did it! Our guide was knowledgeable, friendly, encouraging and took our safety seriously. So glad we booked this!

Brilliant fun experience with very friendly guide. Easy to use snowmobile. Trail a good lenght. Great scenery.

Beyond the hike which is just sublime, Michael is the best guide I could have had, funny and fascinating.