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Snowmobile safari into the wilderness, 2 hours
DAILY - This tour will give you a chance to ride your own snowmobile near Levi. You will enjoy the beautiful wintery scenery whilst driving through the local forests, where opportunities for photos are abundant during short stops we make. The duration of the program is 2 hours, including preparations. The riding time on snowmobiles is approximately 1 hour and 30 - 40 minutes. The average speed during our short tours is limited due to the safety and traffic regulations. Children travel in the sleigh pulled by the guide’s snowmobile. Price: 154€/person (1 person/ snowmobile), 105€/person (2 persons/snowmobile), 65€/child 4-14yrs old sitting in the sled. Meeting point: at snowmobile Safari office located next to the Tourist Information.
Snowmobile safari to Raekallio art Gallery, 3 hours
TUE/THU/SAT - Snowmobiles are great because we can drive almost anywhere with these. We will drive to the North across frozen swamps towards a small local village named Pöntsö. In Pöntsö we will visit the home and gallery of Lappish artist Mr. Reijo Raekallio. Reijo is known for his talent of capturing the beauty of Lappish nature, its people and animals into his paintings. A coffee breaksurrounded by beautiful art will feed your mind and soul. Duration of this tour is about 3 hours. Driving distance is about 50 - 60 km, depending of the driving skills of the group. Single riding is much more enjoyable due to the nature and duration of the tour. We do not recommend this tour for children. Price: 198€/person (1 person/ snowmobile), 149€/person (2 persons/snowmobile). Meeting point: at snowmobile Safari office in
Full day snowmobile safari to visit lappish villages, 6 hours
MON/WED/FRI/SUN - This is a full day snowmobile tour for those who really want to do snowmobiling and experience the best of the Lapland wilderness. The tour takes you further from the usual safari trails as we ride to visit authentic Lappish villages and hear stories about the life in Lapland. The snowmobile track varies from open swamps to beautiful forest trails. We make a stop for a coffee in an old reindeer farm, visit Kiistala village - a remote Lappish village with the biggest gold mine in Europe, visit Hanhimaa and Rautusjärvi villages. After lunch we continue through the beautiful village of Köngäs back to Levi. Driving distance is about 100 - 120 km, depending of the driving skills of the group. Single riding is much more enjoyable due to the duration of the tour. We do not recommend this tour for children. Price 258€/person (1 person/snowmobile), 179€/ person (2 persons/snowmobile). Meeting point: at at the snowmobile Safari office, Levi centre
Family husky sfari (about 10km safari)
TUE/SUN - Come and experience how to ride a team of long-distance racing huskies! The family program is specifically designed for families with children. The adults will share the drive of a sled pulled by 4-6 dogs and the children will enjoy the ride as passengers. Our routes will take you into the wilderness Lappish nature at the edge of Finland’s oldest National Park, the track on fairly flat terrain of frozen and snowy marshland and forest and easy to drive. After the ride, it is time to enjoy a hot berry juice and a snack in a Lapp hut around an open fire. An experienced guide will tell you interesting information about the life in a husky kennel. You will also get to meet the dogs more closely after the husky safari before returning back to Levi centre. Duration: about 3 hours including transfer. Price: 140€/adult (sharing the driving of the sled), 90€/child (2-14 yrs sitting on the sled). During the safari you can also borrow warm winter jackets and trousers from us. Transfer departs at 9.30 at Levi Tourist Information
Half-day Husky safari (about 20km husky safari)
TUE/SUN - Meet our energetic long-distance racing huskies! In this program, you will ride a sled of 4-6 dogs and experience the daily activities of a husky kennel. Our routes will take you to the edge of Finland’s oldest National Park: Pallas. The tracks extend onto frozen marshlands and forests with interesting elevation which allow a great view onto he mountainous landscape. After the sled ride, we will sit down by an open fire in a Lapp hut to enjoy a warm drink and snacks. An experienced guide will tell you interesting information about sled dogs, how to keep a pack of sled racing dogs, the kind of training, nutrition and care the dogs require every day. Duration: about 4 hours including transfer. Price: 220€/adult (sharing the driving of the sled), 280€/adult (driving single on the sled). Children age limit: 12 yrs old. Participant need to be 18 yrs old to drive the sled of dogs. During the safari you can also borrow warm winter jackets and trousers from us. Transfer departs at 9.30 on Thursday and at 13.00 on Sundays from Levi Tourist Information
Day trip to Norwegian Lapland
TUE / SAT Silver gallery JUHLs is a life's work of Frank and Regine Juhls. It all started in the 1950s when the couple began to take on work repairing. Sami silver jewelry, none of which had been made by the Sami; it had found its way north through trade. After visiting Juhls silver gallery you will go to a local Saami reindeer herder’s camp and get a taste of life of Saami people: you’ll sit on the snowmobile sledge and take a ride to the back yard of Saami, to the local forest wilderness camp. Here everyone gets a chance to choose his/her own reindeer, which you will use in the first part of competition: racing in a circle driving reindeer sleds.The second part will be lasso throwing. Lucky winners of 3 first places will be awarded prizes. Then you’ll be invited inside a tradition Saami home - teepee laavu, where you will sit around the open fire, taste a traditional meal made by a local Saami family and hear some master’s storytelling and joiking performance of young Saami girl. Duration: 10 hrs. Price: 260€/person; 220€/chil age 3-12 yrs old. Pick up place: at 8.00 at Break Sokos Hotel Levi reception. Please take you passport along, as we will be crossing over the Finnish border to Norway.
King crab Safari, Barents Sea, Norway
THU. We will wake you up with a freshly brewed Finnish coffee and tasty breakfast pack in a bus. As we’re driving to the North, you’ll see a landscape changing from taiga to tundra and after the Norwegian border crossing - fjords and mountains. After we arrive to the Arctic Ocean, we will stop at the peer of the most Northern never-freezing fjord. After a briefing about safety rules at sea we will put on the warm floating suits, board on a fisherman’s boat and go out on a cruise in the open fjord. When we reach the fishing grounds your captain will lift a big crab pod from the sea bottom full of crabs and release them on the deck. You can also try deep-sea angling from the boat at the same time. When we return on the shore,captain will prepare a delicious meal of tender crab meat and serve it to you in a cozy fisherman’s dining room. After the dinner you will return to Levi by bus.Duration: 16 hrs. Price: 400€/person; 300€/chil age 4-12 yrs old Pick up place: at 6.00 at Break Sokos Hotel Levi reception. Please take you passport along, as we will be crossing over the Finnish border to Norway.
Build your own snow igloo
TUE/SAT. Have you ever wondered how to survive in a snowy wilderness with hardly any equipment and make a shelterto overnight in during a snowstorm? We are offering you these new skills through the unforgettable experience ofbuilding a real snow igloo, as a team! Your teacher will be a professional guide to arctic wilderness. Our program requires normal physical condition, moderate resistance to the cold, and ability to handle a snow shovel. The program can be offered in nearly any winter weather conditions. The building spot is on the ice of the Levi lake. Every snow igloo built on this program contributes to our Snow Igloo park visited by many tourists in Levi. The builders’ names and home country can be marked on the outpost sign next to the igloo. Your guide will prepare a warm drink and some snacks for you inside the snow igloo which you built. Important remarks: Children should be accompanied by adults. We do not recommend this program for children under 10 years old.Duration: 3 hrs. Price: 80€/person - (Can be run privately and on other days with minimum 7 people or minimum charge 560e) Departure: at 15.00 from the safari office at Torikuja 5
Visit Polarman's camp and snow igloo park
WED/SUN. Welcome to the Polarman’s camp - our exclusive place just outside Levi within 10 min. drive, without tourist buzz, with unobstructed Northern horizon view, almost 360° sky view, minimum light pollution and warm Igloo! You’ll be met by the Polarman - our storyteller who will be your guide to the mysterious Aurora Hunters’ world. Follow the Polarman on a beautiful lake walk and visit the unique Snow Igloo park built right on the ice. Crawl into the real snow igloo and hear the Polarman story about the winter survival technique. As the winter season goes by, the igloo park grows bigger and bigger thanks to our unique "Build Your Own Snow Igloo" program. If you feel cold at any time during the program, you can always warm up inside the dome, have a glass of hot berry juice or "magic" drink with some ginger cookies. Children can grill some marshmallows (provided) in the outdoor firepit. If you have brought sausages with you, you can also grill them there. Important remarks: there is no guarantee that you’ll see the Northern Lights on this program, yet you will be experiencing the spirit of winter outdoor Lapland. Duration: 2 hrs. Departure: at 20.15 from in front of Levi tourist Information. Price: 75€/adult, 60 €/child age 2-11. Price includes: transfer from Levi center, guiding, hot non-alcoholic drink and cookies, marshmallows, visit to Aurora hunters’ snow igloo park, photo & video session, movie about Northern Lights, outside firepit sitting area, warm-up place in Aurora dome, bio-toilet.
Visit Polarman's camp
WED/SUN Welcome to the Polarman’s camp - our exclusive place just outside Levi within 10 min. drive, without tourist buzz, with unobstructed Northern horizon view, almost 360° sky view, minimum light pollution and warm Igloo! You’ll be met by the Polarman - our storyteller who will be your guide to the mysterious Aurora Hunters’ world. Our watcher guide will be keeping his eyes on the sky all the time. As soon as he spots an indication of Aurora, we’ll invite you outside to enjoy the most fascinating show of the Arctic nature. We’ll be taking videos and photos of the Lights with you in it if you wish. If you feel cold at any time during the program, you can always warm up inside the dome, have a glass of hot berry juice or "magic" drink with some ginger cookies. Children can grill some marshmallows (provided) in the outdoor firepit. If you have brought sausages with you, you can also grill them there. Duration: 2 hrs. Departure: at 20.15 from in front of Levi tourist Information. Price: 65€/adult, 55 €/child age 2-11.