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Rovaniemi: Hiking and Snowshoeing Adventure in Lapland

1. Rovaniemi: Hiking and Snowshoeing Adventure in Lapland

Meet your professional guide at your hotel lobby for the transfer to just outside of Rovaniemi in the Arctic forest. Embark on an unforgettable hiking and snowshoeing journey into the forest in the Arctic Circle, where you will pass through frozen rapids and follow amazing nature trails between waterfalls and woods. The short hike is is suitable for youngsters and families. There is a possibility of seeing some birds and wildlife. Also, a forest campfire BBQ will be provided with warm tea.

From Rovaniemi: Snow Shoeing and Ice Fishing Tour

2. From Rovaniemi: Snow Shoeing and Ice Fishing Tour

During this tour, discover the stunning nature of the Arctic while learning basic survival skills, snow shoeing through the wildness, and ice fishing on a frozen lake. You will drive 20 kilometers north from Rovaniemi into the Arctic circle and then walk 2 kilometers across a frozen lake. After making it through the deep snow to the perfect fishing spot on the ice, you will start to prepare your individual spots for fishing and drilling. While you fish, your tour guide will go chop wood and then show you how to make a fire without the use of matches. This ice fishing adventure is also a great opportunity for photo enthusiasts, so please bring your cameras along and take in this amazing experience you are sure to never forget.  

Rovaniemi: Korouoma Canyon & Frozen Waterfalls Tour

3. Rovaniemi: Korouoma Canyon & Frozen Waterfalls Tour

Discover Korouoma, a 30km-long and 130m-deep canyon located south-east of Rovaniemi which offers breathtaking scenery all year round. In Winter, the waterfalls turn into fantastic ice formations that are well-known for ice-climbing.  First, get picked up by your guide from your accommodation in Rovaniemi and set off for the Korouoma Canyon nature reserve. Start the tour with a gentle hike through the park, admiring spectacular scenery including cliffs, rapids, and waterfalls. Keep your eyes for the 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, have the chance to observe some of the most spectacular frozen waterfalls in Europe and enjoy the beauty of the snowy nature. Next, savor a typical Finnish lunch snack around an open-fire to keep you warm. Watch as your guide shows you their fire-making skills. At the end of the 6-hour excursion, return to Rovaniemi where you will be dropped off at your hotel by around 4 PM.

Rovaniemi: Evening Snowshoe Hike

4. Rovaniemi: Evening Snowshoe Hike

Lappish nature in the silence of the night offers a magical atmosphere like no other, and on this tour, you’ll experience it by hiking through the moonlit forests with snowshoes. After a 20-minute transfer out from the town and city lights, you’ll arrive in a wilderness area where it’s time to put on your snowshoes and follow your guide to the surrounding nature. Along the way, take a break to enjoy a warm snack and drinks by the campfire, while your guide shares knowledge about the Northern Lights. With favorable weather conditions and a pinch of luck, you may even get to witness this magical phenomenon with your own eyes - make sure to keep glancing at the night sky.

Lapland: Hiking, Ice Fishing, Floating & BBQ Snow Adventure

5. Lapland: Hiking, Ice Fishing, Floating & BBQ Snow Adventure

Start your adventure with a meet and greet in your accomodation with your guide. From here you will be taken to the breathtaking terrain of the arctic forest where the day's activities will commence. Now it's time to lace up your snowshoes and begin your hike through the frozen wilderness of the forest.  Take a trip to a frozen lake where you will learn the art of ice fishing with a professional guide. The guide will teach you how to use the relevant fishing tools and how to make a hole in the ice - there are plenty of fish to catch in Lappish lakes! Take time out to enjoy a provided Salmon BBQ in addition to the fish you catch on the day.  Afterwards, you will be provided with survival floating suits and have the opportunity to take part in one of Lapland's most exciting experiences, ice floating. Finish your day with convenience as your guides take you back to your accomodation. 

From Rovaniemi: Lapland Snowshoeing Adventure

6. From Rovaniemi: Lapland Snowshoeing Adventure

Move silently through snow-covered trees on this snowshoeing hike through a Lappish winter wonderland. Journey from Rovaniemi to discover the artic with this environmentally-friendly mode of travel. Be picked from your hotel and transported to the Lappish wilderness. Put on your snowshoes and follow your guide as you get off the beaten path and explore without a trail. Work up an appetite and stop to have some traditional Finnish sausage while being surrounded by the wilderness. Start walking again and keep an eye out for animals like reindeer, moose, small eagles, and rabbits.

Rovaniemi: Snowshoeing in the Wilderness with Lunch

7. Rovaniemi: Snowshoeing in the Wilderness with Lunch

After a 20 minute transfer, you will arrive to the Wilderness Resort, a traditional lumberjack lodge nestled by the beautiful river of Raudanjoki. Cross the walking bridge to the river island, where you can admire frozen rapids. You will get all the needed equipment and head for the forests trail. Using snowshoes is easy, you don’t need to be a skilled skier to learn what snowshoe hiking is all about – reasonably good balance and warm clothing is all you need. After the forest hike you will get to enjoy a lunch at a Lappish Wilderness Resort.

Rovaniemi: Winter Wilderness Snowshoe Trip

8. Rovaniemi: Winter Wilderness Snowshoe Trip

Put on your snowshoes and get ready for a relaxing experience into the wilderness. This tour allows you to really feel what it is like to head deep into the Arctic nature. During this snowshoe trip, learn how to walk on snowshoes as well as some other basic survival and fire-making skills. Observe as your tour guide chops wood and shows you how to make fire with natural materials found in the nature that surrounds you. This tour is perfect for nature-lovers and all those who are looking for a relaxing walk. It is also a great opportunity for photo enthusiasts, so please bring your camera along. At the conclusion of your experience, your guide returns you to your tour meeting point.

Rovaniemi: Snowshoe Walk to The Arctic Nature

9. Rovaniemi: Snowshoe Walk to The Arctic Nature

Explore into the fresh Arctic Nature with a snowshoe walk in Lapland. Learn about traditional ways of living, admire the surroundings, and enjoy a hot drink. Snowshoes allow you to enter the stunning silence and beauty of the snow-covered surroundings. Your guide will tell you stories and facts about flora and fauna of Arctic nature. You will also hear about the old way of living and learn about the traditional way of using ingredients found from nature. The slow pace allows you to notice little details and take great photos. During the trip your guide will serve one hot drink

Rovaniemi: Snowshoe and Photography Wilderness Adventure

10. Rovaniemi: Snowshoe and Photography Wilderness Adventure

From Rovaniemi, travel by minivan to a location hidden in the woods. Be provided you with high-quality snowshoes, specially made for deep-snow hiking, and hike for a few kilometers in the wilderness. During the day, take a break in a wooden shelter and build a campfire. Enjoy some snacks while photographing the Arctic nature. Snowshoeing is one of the best ways to move through deep snow and dates back at least 3,500 years. This ancient form of winter hiking is ideal for exploring the Lappish nature and offers great opportunities for photography. Snowshoes grant access to remote areas allowing you to connect with untouched nature and take in the glorious atmosphere of Arctic forests.  The tour is guided by a professional photographer who will also teach you some tricks and techniques for your own landscape and nature photography. If you are in luck, you may encounter some wildlife during your adventure.

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What people are saying about Rovaniemi

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 69 reviews

It was a great hike, we were obly 4 people which made it more fun, so try to go with a small group. We went to a national park and the guide let us walk around on or own while she made a fire. She also gave us a quick tour.

We had a lot if fun with our guide Theo! Perfectly organized. He helped us with everything and was really inspiring. Unfortunately we didn‘t catch a fish….

small group. we were a total of 6. Luca was a great guide. definitely the company to book with. Wild about Lapland

Helpful guide! Fun and adventurous experience! Thumbs up! Worth it

Just WOW! Thank you Siggy for a wonderful adventure!