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Lapland / Finland
Wilderness-Safari: Midnight Sun & Finnish Sauna

 

July 2006

 

Short description: Wilderness Safari with KTM EXC 250cc (seat height: 845mm), suitable for beginners as long as they are taller than 1,68 m. Offroad beginners have the choice to go on gravel roads and easy tracks. For experienced offroad riders there is a choice of different terrain. Visit the spectacularly remote country of the midnight sun, enjoy exhilarating fun and tranquillity. End each day with a relaxing finnish sauna.

 

Price per person, double occupancy: 1600 € / $2200 US (excluding flights to Rovaniemi/Finland).

Included in the tour package:

KTM 250 EXC motorcycles (lowered to 875 mm seat height)

All equipment & accessories (helmets, off road shirts & jackets, pants, knee and elbow pads, body armour, gloves, belt for valuables and water bottles)

All accommodation

Luggage transport for the entire safari

All meals (breakfast, lunch & dinner, except only dinner on the evening of arrival and breakfast on the morning of departure

Finnish sauna (daily) and activities on the free day in Nuttio


Day 1

Guide will meet tourparticipants at Rovaniemi airport. Transfer to Luosto (1h15min).
Accommodation in Scandic Hotel’s cabins, 2 persons sharing a room.
Dinner in the worlds largest log restaurant.

Day 2

Meeting at the safari house. Instructions and safety rules by male finnish tourguide Tapsa assisted by Towanda Women tour guide. Changing into safari equipment (all equipment provided). Start for the safari towards east.
Lunch in Mattila’s Reindeer Farm.
Safari continues to Nuttio, old lumberjack’s house.
Sauna and swim, dinner and shared accommodation. (Linen will be provided).

Day 3

After breakfast full day safari in surroundings of Kaarestunturi fell.
Camp lunch around open fire. Late in the afternoon return to Nuttio.
Sauna and swim, dinner and shared accommodation.

Day 4

Free day in Nuttio. Option: Guided Nordic Walking Tour in the woods. Coffee break during the trip. Lunch in the big kota (teepee) of Nuttio. Sauna and swim, dinner and shared accommodation.

Day 5

After breakfast safari towards Gold Village Tankavaara.
Lunch on the way in Peurasuvanto restaurant.
Arrival to Tankavaara, then accommodation and visit to the Gold museum and every one can do some Gold panning. (This year they found piece of gold in Lapland, worth over € 300.000).
Dinner in restaurant of Gold Village. Overnight in basic cabins, 2 persons sharing a cabin.

Day 6

Breakfast in Gold Village. Safari towards Beanaruoktu Husky Farm.
Camp lunch around open fire. Accommodation in nearby Husky Farm.
Dinner at the Farm. Possibility to visit at the Husky Farm.

Day 7

After breakfast we are heading back to Luosto. Lunch in the old village of Suvanto.
Arrival to Luosto in the afternoon. Dinner and accommodation in cabins of Scandic Hotel.
Optional in the afternoon: visit to Amethyst Mine, Nordic Walk in the forests of Luosto, horse back riding in the forest.

Day 8

Transfer to Rovaniemi Airport, Departure.

 

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