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Things to do in Ylläs

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Ylläs: Forest Hike with Snowshoes and Campfire Snacks

1. Ylläs: Forest Hike with Snowshoes and Campfire Snacks

Come and join a daylight snowshoe walk in the beautiful forest surrounding the traditional village of Ylläsjärvi. Leaving right from the village, you will head towards the Boreal Forest and walk on an easy trail leading you to a frozen marshland.  Adventurous people can feel free to make their own track in the deep snow. You will stop at the marsh, make a fire and enjoy a cup of hot drinks and biscuits. This is the perfect opportunity to get to know the nature in Lapland with the guide teaching you about animal tracks and experiment the fun of snowshoe walking in an easy way.

Ylläs: Wilderness Snowmobile Tour

2. Ylläs: Wilderness Snowmobile Tour

Your getaway with snowmobiles into the wilderness. Feel the thrill of driving remote tracks around snowy landscapes of Lapland: up the hills, across the rivers, along the lakes and swamps. Go beyond the most common, explore something new, and have more challenging driving. During the day outdoors, also enjoy a lunch in the forest as well as hot drinks to keep the energy level high.

Ylläs: Guided Wilderness Ski Tour with Outdoor Lunch

3. Ylläs: Guided Wilderness Ski Tour with Outdoor Lunch

Immerse yourself in the northern Finnish wilderness on a guided skiing tour of the Lappish forest. Instead of regular cross-country skis on maintained tracks, forge your own path skiing across frozen lakes and deep forest snow. Enjoy a break with a traditional Finnish lunch by an open fire.  Forest skiing is an excellent way to discover the unique arctic nature landscape and offers the perfect opportunity to learn about fauna and flora in the area. Check animal tracks with your guide and explore the local environment.  Once you’re in the forest head towards the Kota, a traditional Lappish hut, where you can feast on a traditional outdoor Finnish lunch by an open fire before skiing back towards the village.

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