1. Escape into the magical summer nature in region Rovaniemi 2. Explore the unique experiences of the North with true flavours and wild nature 3. Relax and rest in your very own Superior-apartment 4. Experience the beautiful surroundings and Lappish nature by a riverboat cruise 5. Enjoy the gentle heat of the traditional Finnish sauna
Leave your day-to-day life behind and open your mind to new experiences on the shores of the beautiful Kemijoki-river. Enjoy the wonderful surroundings and recharge from the pure natural energy of the Lappish nature! Lapland Hotel Ounasvaara Chalets is located by the beautiful Kemijoki-river, next to Ounasvaara Ski Centre and Golf park, and only a 5-minute drive away from the city centre. Here you can find your own path, whether it is one of active adventure, enjoying good times in the great North or calming your mind from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Rovaniemi offers a great mix of true flavours, wild nature, and exotic beats of the Lappish capital. Relax, rest and enjoy the magic of Lapland!
Day 1: Arrival to Rovaniemi Arrival at Rovaniemi Airport and transfer to Ounasvaara Chalets. You will be staying in a Superior-apartment, which is located near the Kemijoki shore. On the river banks of Lapland Hotel Ounasvaara Chalets you will find a traditional Finnish Sauna with a cosy Terrance Restaurant. Sauna is free of charge and will be open every day approx. 15:00-21:00. (Please remember to take your own towel with you). On the Terrace Restaurant Bar & Grill you can enjoy delicious grill food and cold drinks (open when weather permitting).
Day 2: Activity Day! Today's evening activity is a riverboat cruise on the tracks of timber rafting. Once upon a time there were numerous logs floating on the rivers of Kemijoki and Ounasjoki. Embark on the riverboat cruise and learn more about timber rafting. The boat will cruise along the two famous rivers which were used to transport the timber from the woods to the mills. This excursion takes you back to the old days while also giving you the chance to admire the beautiful Lappish nature. Duration: 45 minutes Times: (17.30-18:15) Monday, Wednesday, Friday & Sunday (Please note that tour might also be done on arrival day)
AND: Please choose one (1) from the following activities: 1) Scenic drive with electric fat bikes This enjoyable and relaxing biking trip in the beautiful nature of Ounasvaara hill is suitable for everyone. It will give you the chance to experience the new Electric Fat Bikes, which make pedaling easier and getting to the best spots way more fun! Enjoy the outdoors and cycle with your guide along the most beautiful areas of Rovaniemi and hear stories of the local nature and life in Lapland. NOTE! This safari is suitable for children aged 12 or older. Group size: Maximum 6 participants. Duration: 2 hours Times: (10.00-12.00) Tuesday & Thursday
2) Husky hiking Hiking with the huskies is a fantastic way to get to know about Lappish nature! First you will be driven to the local husky farm where the dogs will welcome you with friendly barking. The guide will first tell you interesting things about the huskies. You will get to know the names of the dogs, what special skills they might have and where they are living in the farm. Then it is time to hike! The hiking route is easy and takes about 20 - 30 minutes. Along the route you will see trees, plants, flowers and berries. Maybe you will stumble upon some birds and little animals as well. After the hike, it is time to thank your furry hiking friends and give them some food. When dogs are back to their own places is time to relax and sit down by the open fire and have some snacks. Duration: 2 hours Times: (operating on request)
3) Wellness from Lappish nature This trip includes trekking, berry picking, fishing and silence of pure Lappish nature. Your guide will greet you at the meeting point and give you proper clothing for the trip. You will be transported by car to the forest area close to Rovaniemi Centre. The experienced guide will lead you to the world of berries and mushrooms. There are plenty of time to pick wild herbs, cloudberries, blueberries, lingonberries or cranberries depending on the season. After picking these Lappish superfoods, it is time to relax and have a well-earned break. Traditional pancakes will be prepared by an open fire. Before heading back to city you will also get a chance to try some fishing. Duration: 3-3,5 hours Times: (9:30-12:30) Monday & Friday between 01.07 – 30.09.2017
Day 3: Fairwell to Lapland It is time to say goodbye to Lappland! You will be transported back to Rovaniemi Airport.
Accommodation: You will stay in a Superior-apartment located near the Kemijoki shore. The apartment is designed to accommodate up to six persons and has two separate bedrooms, a bar, a kitchen, a sauna and a living-room.
Beds are wider than the standard size (105 cm)
Bar/kitchen (i.e. microwave oven, cooker, fridge, a set of dishes, kettle and a coffee maker)
Sauna, shower, WC, hair dryer
Bed linen and towels
Table-TV, satellite channels, radio
Furnished private terrace
Food: Breakfast is included in the price. For other meals, there is a small kitchen in your chalet, where you can cook. The grocery store is located just 200 meters from your accommodation. Alternatively, there is a restaurant on the premises, where you can enjoy delicious grill food.
Duration: 3 days/ 2 nights
Group size: from 2 persons
Lapland Safaris reserves the right to change the program and schedule according to the prevailing weather conditions.
Lapland Safaris reserves the right to change the program and schedule according to the availability of the offered services. Menus mentioned in the program can be changed.
All extra costs invoiced through Lapland Safaris will have 10% handling fee added.
Kindly note that for these packages there is no possibility to include persons free of charge
Pricing, departures, general information and bookings:
Airport transfer (Rovaniemi Airport – Ounasvaara Chalets and Ounasvaara Chalets – Rovaniemi Airport)
Accommodation in a Superior-apartment (2 nights) with breakfast
Riverboat cruise on the tracks of timber rafting (17.30-18:15) Mon, Wed, Fri & Sun
One activity from following chosen by you
Scenic drive with electric fat bikes (10.00-12.00) Tue & Thu,