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Latte and art in traditional Lappish surroundings
A wintery walk through the village of Sirkka to an old Lappish courtyard, where we find the small picturesque atelier of local artist couple Raisa Raekallio and Misha Del Val. We see the artists at work, and hear about their unique method of painting on the same canvas in collaboration. While you are exploring art, your guide sets up a campfire on the yard. Artisan coffee beans from small scale Finnish roasteries, crystal clear well water and the smoky heat of a campfire combine to make the best lattes north of the Arctic Circle. You can enjoy your latte, cappuccino or americano (black currant juice for children), with a home-baked chocolate-lingonberry cookie, while marveling at the peaceful surroundings. Walking distance: altogether about 3km. Please wear warm winter clothing and good walking shoes. Duration about 2hrs.
Snowshoe trek in the glow of candlelights
THURSDAY - We will meet at Levi Tourist Information where your guide will tell you about snowshoeing technique. From there we will walk across Immel Lake to Kätkä fell where the candlelit path begins. We travel along this path at our own pace, thinking about the big and small questions of life. Duration: about 2,5 hours. Price: 83€/adult and 48€/child age 8-12 yrs old. Meeting point at 20.00 at Levi Tourist Information
Ice fishing trip 2,5 hours
THURSDAY - We will go about 10km north of Levi to the lake most popular to the locals, Munajärvi. We will aim at catching perch, which is among the fishermen often better valued than salmon. Duration about 2,5 hours. Group size: min 2 and max 8 persons. Price: 60€/person Fee includes transfer Ice fishing equipment, snowshoes, warm berry juice, guiding in English. Please wear own winter clothing and warm hat, gloves and boots. Transfer departs at 11.00 from Levi Tourist Information.
Ice-fishing experience by car, 3 hours
TUESDAY - Fishing always needs a bit of luck. Fishing is a great way to spend time outdoors and maybe even get lunch, if you are lucky. Red or green lure let’s see but do not forget the worm, the fish love it! So not too serious fishing but spending time together and learning about the nature, water and fish at the same time. After fishing we will sit down for some snacks and fish stories. And of course, we cook our catch by open fire. Duration including transportation: about 3 hours. Price: 79€/adult, 45€/child age 4-14yrs old. Transfer included in the price. Transfer departs at 10.30 from the Safari organizer in Myllyjoentie 2, next to the Tourist Office.
20km Husky Safari To Forest Kota
WEDNESDAY - The Husky team will lead you for about 20km ride through the snowy land. On the way, we will take a break in a forest teepee, kota. Having a sweet bun and drinking hot juice we can talk about the life of dogsledding. Our safari trails go close to the Pallas-Yllästunturi National Park and you can enjoy scenery of Aakenustunturi fell. We like to offer you a natural way to enjoy the pure nature of Lapland. During the safari you can spend time with our dogs and take pictures. Our dogs are Alaskan- and Siberian Huskies. Our dogs have also been successful in middle distance sled dog races and won the gold medal of the European and Scandinavian Championships. Safari in small groups. Duration: about 4 hours. Price: 220€/adult (2 persons/sled) and 135€/child (8-12 yrs. Not recommended to children under 8 yrs.). Transfer included in the price. Transfer departs at 9.30 in front of Levi Tourist Information.
Aurora Hunt Levi
THURSDAY - A Northern lights hunt with a professional local photographer, who knows the best spots to see and capture the northern lights. We’ll go on the lake, river, on the fell or even to Sweden to try to see the northern lights. The destination is chosen by the guide, depending of the weather conditions. Take your own camera with you! The guide will also teach you how to photograph in the darkness and - the conditions being right - will take a photo of you with the northern lights dancing on the sky. You'll get to keep the best photos from the tour taken by your guide. Some walking is included, the tour requires normal physical condition. The car is always close by so you can warm up in the car if needed and warm juice is offered during the tour. Please note that being a natural phenomenal the Northern lights cannot be guarantee. Duration: 3-4 hrs. Price: 125€/person. Transfer departs at 20.00 from the Levi Tourist Information
Northern lights snowmobile safari
MONDAY TO SATURDAY - An exotic safari into the darkness of Lapland. We drive with snowmobiles to a private Lapp tent where we admire the beautiful nature and seek for Northern Lights. We make fire, grill sausages and enjoy a nice hot cup of coffee. After coffee break we head back to Levi, hopefully under the northern lights Driving distance about 30 kms. Duration about 3 hours. Price: 153€/adult (1 person/snowmobile), 122€/adult (2 persons/snowmobile) and 97€/child (under 12 yrs.) Meeting point: at 17.45 at snowmobile safari office, Levi centre.
Cocooning in the HaliPuu forest
THURSDAY - Forget your worries and experience the forest from a new perspective – snuggled in a cozy hammock, breathing the purest air of the inhabited world and listening to the sounds of the Arctic. Finnish people have been going into the woods for stress release and healing even before the modern research into the medicinal qualities of trees. We begin with a short walk (about 1km) through our family's old woodlands and arrive at the hugging tree forest. Enjoy the ultimate in forest relaxation as your guide takes you through a series of specific exercises. When you’re ready, you are tucked into a warmly insulated hammock cocoon swaying amongst the Halipuu trees. Afterwards we share a traditional warm home-made berry juice and a snack. Duration of the program about 2h. Price: 99€/person (55€/child age 4-10yrs in the same cocoon with a parent). Extra: A hand-made specialty coffee made on an open fire and a home-made chocolate lingonberry cookie 15€/person (order in advance). Location: HaliPuu forest, in Veitservasa, 10km from Levi centre. Transfer not included.
Reindeer, Ice Fishing and snowshoeing
MONDAY - 3km reindeer ride in snowy forest. In the middle of the trip you will try ice-fishing at Hukkajärvi Lake. Later you will explore the surrounding forests and bog on snowshoes and when tired have salmon soup lunch with a desert at our Lappish hut. Your catch will be grilled over the fire and there is time to talk about reindeer husbandry and wildlife. You will get back to the starting point on the reindeer sleigh. Our reindeer are not tied up to the reindeer in the front and that is why our groups are small and you are in control of the sleigh. The reindeer though know where to take you! The participants will be awarded with a reindeer driving license. Size of group: 2-15 people. Duration about 4,5 hours. Price: 125€/person, 75€/child (4-12yrs). Transfer included in the price. Transfer departs at 11.00 in front of Levi Tourist Information
Evening snowshoeing in search of the Northern Lights
MON/WED/FRI/SUN - Come and enjoy the night-time experiences while snowshoeing up in Levi-fell. We marvel at the landscape and the night sky, which can be filled with thousands of stars, the moon and even the Northern Lights. Nature gorgeous snow art is at its best in the mountain forest. The guide will tell fascinating stories of Lapland in a Lappish hut. Duration about 2,5 hrs. Price: 83€/adult, 48€/child (8-11 v. Suitable for children over 8 yrs.). Transfer included. Transfer departs: at 20.00 in front of Levi Tourist Office