Safaris and excursions in Luosto

Luosto is an ideal destination for those who want to enjoy nature in its purest form and go on snowmobile excursions, husky or reindeer sleigh rides, skiing and one of the areas with the highest probability of seeing the Northern Lights.

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Luosto is an ideal destination for those who want to enjoy nature in its purest form, but who also want to be close to Rovaniemi to visit Santa Claus Village. In Luosto you can enjoy snowmobile safaris, reindeer or husky sleigh rides. We especially recommend you to discover the national park with snowshoes. In such a special place where there is hardly any light pollution, it will be an ideal destination for those looking to discover the Northern Lights. Santa Claus in Lapland® can book you on the following excursions in Luosto for your next trip to Lapland. We work with the most experienced activity organizers in Lapland to make sure that your family vacation is planned out perfectly. We are the experts in Lapland, we know all the excursions and those who organize them. Do you have doubts? Click here for help.

 

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1. Snowmobile Safari

The best way to get into nature and return. During this safari, you will learn to drive a snowmobile through frozen rivers and snow-covered forests. Enjoy the beautiful views of the river valley from the top of the hills, while a break with hot drinks recharges your batteries. Duration: 2 hours.

What is included: Thermal equipment, guide in English, 2 people per snowmobile, fuel, traffic insurance (maximum excess per person €980).
Good to know:

  • Two passengers will share the snowmobile and take turns driving. The snowmobile driver must be at least 18 years old and have a valid driving license in Finland. Finnish law prohibits driving motor vehicles under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
  • The child rate gives the right to a place in a sled pulled by a snowmobile driven by a guide. Children taller than 140 cm can sit on the snowmobile with an adult as long as the adult rate is paid. It is recommended that children under the age of 2 years do not participate in snowmobile safaris. Snow Games Ltd reserves the right to prohibit young children from participating due to safety concerns (eg inclement weather or poor terrain).
  • This safari uses CO2 offsets for the snowmobile's fuel emission
  • Civil liability can be reduced to €150 by paying an exemption supplement of €15 per safari driver
  • Possibility of individual driving. Supplement for individual driving €45 / person.

Prices per season:

  • Christmas and New Year (1/12 to 6/01) 2022-2023 - €99/ adult - €50/ child

 

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2. Snowmobile Safari to the Amethyst Mine

Find your lucky stone! This scenic safari will take you on a snowmobile to the famous amethyst mine. You are invited to enter the wooden cabins, covered with snow on the outside, but always warm on the inside! Here you will learn about a purple variation of quartz, formed about 2 billion years ago, deep in the oldest mountains. While you enjoy hot drinks, your guide will talk about the fascinating world of amethysts. At the mine, you will have the opportunity to find your own lucky stone before returning to Luosto by snowmobile. Duration: 2 hours.

What includes: Thermal equipment, guide in English, 2 people per snowmobile, fuel, traffic insurance (maximum excess per person €980), entrance to the amethyst mine, guided tour.
Good to know:

  • Two passengers will share the snowmobile and take turns driving. The snowmobile driver must be at least 18 years old and have a valid driving license in Finland. Finnish law prohibits driving motor vehicles under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
  • The child rate gives the right to a place in a sled pulled by a snowmobile driven by a guide. Children taller than 140 cm can sit on the snowmobile with an adult as long as the adult rate is paid. It is recommended that children under the age of 2 years do not participate in snowmobile safaris. Snow Games Ltd reserves the right to prohibit young children from participating due to safety concerns (eg inclement weather or poor terrain).
  • This safari uses CO2 offsets for the snowmobile's fuel emission
  • Civil liability can be reduced to €150 by paying an exemption supplement of €15 per safari driver
  • Possibility of individual driving. Supplement for individual driving €45 / person.

Prices per season:

  • Christmas and New Year (1/12 to 6/01) 2022-2023 - €131/ adult - €98/ child

 

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3. Snowmobile Safari to Reindeer Farm

On this fascinating safari, you can drive your snowmobile on a trail through snow-covered wilderness to a local reindeer farm. Here you will learn about reindeer husbandry, an important livelihood in Lapland. At the farm, the reindeer herder will have carefully selected a group of trained reindeer for the sled. Try the traditional way of moving through the snowy forests. To keep you warm and on the go, we'll serve you relaxing coffee or tea on the farm. After the coffee break, we will return to the Safari Club by snowmobile. Duration: 3.5 hours.

What includes: Thermal equipment, guide in English, 2 people per snowmobile, fuel, traffic insurance (maximum excess per person €980), visit to the reindeer farm, reindeer sleigh ride, snack at the campfire, hot drink , information on reindeer and reindeer herding.
Good to know:

  • Two passengers will share the snowmobile and take turns driving. The snowmobile driver must be at least 18 years old and have a valid driving license in Finland. Finnish law prohibits driving motor vehicles under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
  • The child rate gives the right to a place in a sled pulled by a snowmobile driven by a guide. Children taller than 140 cm can sit on the snowmobile with an adult as long as the adult rate is paid. It is recommended that children under the age of 2 years do not participate in snowmobile safaris. Snow Games Ltd reserves the right to prohibit young children from participating due to safety concerns (eg inclement weather or poor terrain).
  • This safari uses CO2 offsets for the snowmobile's fuel emission
  • Civil liability can be reduced to €150 by paying an exemption supplement of €15 per safari driver
  • Possibility of individual driving. Supplement for individual driving €45 / person

Prices per season:

  • Christmas and New Year (1/12 to 6/01) 2022-2023 - €168/ adult - €126/ child

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4. Snowmobile Safari to Husky Farm

If you like huskies and snowmobiles, this is your safari! After a nice snowmobile ride, you will arrive at the husky farm, who will greet you with friendly barks. Try a 4km excursion on a sled pulled by a team of huskies! Hot drinks will be served by the campfire. Duration: 3 hours.

What is included: Thermal equipment, guide in English, 2 people per snowmobile, fuel, traffic insurance (maximum excess per person €980), visit to a husky farm and ride.
Good to know:

  • Two passengers will share the snowmobile and take turns driving. The snowmobile driver must be at least 18 years old and have a valid driving license in Finland. Finnish law prohibits driving motor vehicles under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
  • The child rate gives the right to a place in a sled pulled by a snowmobile driven by a guide. Children taller than 140 cm can sit on the snowmobile with an adult as long as the adult rate is paid. It is recommended that children under the age of 2 years do not participate in snowmobile safaris. Snow Games Ltd reserves the right to prohibit young children from participating due to safety concerns (eg inclement weather or poor terrain).
  • This safari uses CO2 offsets for the snowmobile's fuel emission
  • Civil liability can be reduced to €150 by paying an exemption supplement of €15 per safari driver
  • Possibility of individual driving. Supplement for individual driving €45 / person
  • Children must travel with their parents in a sleigh (max. 2 adults and 2 children per sled)
  • When sharing the husky sled, one person will stand behind the sled as the driver and the other in the sled as the passenger.

Prices per season:

  • Christmas and New Year (1/12 to 6/01) 2022-2023 - €179/ adult - €148/ child

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5. Snowmobile - fishing experience

Go into the wild nature with the snowmobile, on a trail through snowy forests where you can admire the beautiful nature of Lapland. After following the trail through snow-covered fields, you'll come to an ideal spot to try your hand at ice fishing. Silence will surround you as you prepare to fish. Try traditional ice fishing, while enjoying a snack and a relaxing cup of coffee by a campfire. Finally you will return to Luosto for a well-deserved rest. Duration: 3 hours.

What is included: Thermal equipment, guide in English, 2 people per snowmobile, snack, fuel, traffic insurance (maximum excess per person €980).
Good to know:

  • Two passengers will share the snowmobile and take turns driving. The snowmobile driver must be at least 18 years old and have a valid driving license in Finland. Finnish law prohibits driving motor vehicles under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
  • The child rate gives the right to a place in a sled pulled by a snowmobile driven by a guide. Children taller than 140 cm can sit on the snowmobile with an adult as long as the adult rate is paid. It is recommended that children under the age of 2 years do not participate in snowmobile safaris. Snow Games Ltd reserves the right to prohibit young children from participating due to safety concerns (eg inclement weather or poor terrain).
  • This safari uses CO2 offsets for the snowmobile's fuel emission
  • Civil liability can be reduced to €150 by paying an exemption supplement of €15 per safari driver
  • Possibility of individual driving. Supplement for individual driving €45 / person.

Prices per season:

  • Christmas and New Year (1/12 to 6/01) 2022-2023 - €138/ adult - €104/ child

 

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6. Northern Lights - Snowmobile Safari

This night safari takes you in search of the Northern Lights so you can experience the wonders of an arctic night. As we move away from the city lights, the dark wilderness immediately engulfs us. The snow, sparkling in the moonlight, paints the landscape with its magical brilliance. Your guide will take you to the best spots to see the Northern Lights. With a bit of luck, you will be able to see the green lights of the Northern Lights dancing in the sky! During the arctic night, we'll stop for sausages and hot drinks by an outdoor fire pit, where you can hear stories about the arctic way of life. Duration: 3 hours.

What is included: Thermal equipment, guide in English, 2 people per snowmobile, snack, fuel, traffic insurance (maximum excess per person €980).
Good to know:

  • Two passengers will share the snowmobile and take turns driving. The snowmobile driver must be at least 18 years old and have a valid driving license in Finland. Finnish law prohibits driving motor vehicles under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
  • The child rate gives the right to a place in a sled pulled by a snowmobile driven by a guide. Children taller than 140 cm can sit on the snowmobile with an adult as long as the adult rate is paid. It is recommended that children under the age of 2 years do not participate in snowmobile safaris. Snow Games Ltd reserves the right to prohibit young children from participating due to safety concerns (eg inclement weather or poor terrain).
  • The aurora borealis or northern lights are a natural phenomenon whose development can be predicted, but not guaranteed.
  • This safari uses CO2 offsets for the snowmobile's fuel emission
  • Civil liability can be reduced to €150 by paying an exemption supplement of €15 per safari driver
  • Possibility of individual driving. Supplement for individual driving €45 / person.

Prices per season:

  • Christmas and New Year (1/12 to 6/01) 2022-2023 - €148/ adult - €111/ child

 

 

7. Reindeer Safari

Welcome to a memorable ride on a reindeer sleigh! This reindeer sleigh ride will take you deep into the wilderness, where you will discover the reality of traditional reindeer husbandry from the hand of a real herder. Enjoy a hot cup of coffee with a bun by the campfire and discover what life is like for reindeer and their herders. Thermal equipment, guide in English, reindeer farm visit, reindeer sleigh ride, snack at the campfire, hot drink, information about reindeer and reindeer herding, transport. Duration: 1 hour 45 minutes.

What's included: Thermal gear, guide in English, reindeer farm visit, reindeer sleigh ride, campfire snack, hot drink, information about reindeer and reindeer herding, transportation.
Good to know:

  • Reindeer are semi-domesticated animals and are an important part of Lappish culture and life.

Prices per season:

  • Christmas and New Year (1/12 to 6/01) 2022-2023 - €132/ adult - €99/ child

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9. Safari with kuskies 10km

Get ready for a winter safari with a team of huskies! After a short drive, you'll arrive at a husky farm, where you'll be greeted with an enthusiastic welcome by the loving barking of the dogs. Before starting the excursion, you will receive instructions on how to control the sled in which you will travel in pairs. Back at the farm, relax chatting with the breeder about these incredible northern animals. duration: 2 hours.

What is included: Transportation, guide, clothing, walk with huskies approx. 10km
Good to know:

  • When sharing the husky sled, one person will stand behind the sled as the driver and the other in the sled as the passenger.
  • Please note that children under the age of 2 are not recommended to participate in the tour
  • Total duration: 2 – 2.5 hours.

Prices per season:

  • Christmas and New Year (1/12 to 6/01) 2022-2023 - €164/ adult - €123/ child

 

 

10. Luosto special

A snowmobile ride to the top of the hills, with a coffee break at a classic “kota” shop Would you like to go snowmobiling through a dreamy winter landscape? Then this is the perfect safari for you! With this snowmobile route you will go through the majestic Lappish hills, with impressive panoramic views of Luosto. The safari continues to a cozy Kota, where we will have a coffee in the heat of the campfire before returning to our Safari Club. Duration: 3 hours.

What is included: Thermal equipment, guide in English, 2 people per snowmobile, fuel, traffic insurance (maximum excess per person €980), snack and break in the kota.
Good to know:

  • Two passengers will share the snowmobile and take turns driving. The snowmobile driver must be at least 18 years old and have a valid driving license in Finland. Finnish law prohibits driving motor vehicles under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
  • This safari is for adults and children over 15 years of age only and requires good physical fitness.
  • This safari uses CO2 offsets for the snowmobile's fuel emission
  • Civil liability can be reduced to €150 by paying an exemption supplement of €15 per safari driver
  • Possibility of individual driving. Supplement for individual driving €45 / person.

Prices per season:

  • Christmas and New Year (1/12 to 6/01) 2022-2023 - €140/ adult

 

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11. Introduction to the Northern Lights

Immerse yourself in the science and myths that explain the Northern Lights and start a quest to enjoy this phenomenon live. Tonight he's going to look for the Northern Lights. Before going out to look for the Northern Lights, we will see a multimedia presentation about this phenomenon. A local expert guide on the Northern Lights will tell you everything from ancient beliefs and myths to the latest scientific truth. We will also be able to listen to the radio signals sent from space while admiring nature's greatest light show. When night falls it is time to observe the sky. The guide will inform us about the current forecast of the Northern Lights and will take us to Ahvenlampi. Along the way, we will choose a suitable place from which to enjoy the Nordic skies, ideal for taking pictures. We will have hot drinks by a campfire. Duration: 3 hours.

What is included: Guide in English, hot drinks, information about the Northern Lights.
Good to know:

  • Thermal suits are available, if necessary.
  • The starting point for this activity is the reception of the Lapland Hotel Luostotunturi.
  • The aurora borealis or northern lights are a natural phenomenon whose development can be predicted, but not guaranteed.

Prices per season:

  • Christmas and New Year (1/12 to 6/01) 2022-2023 - €75/ adult - €57/ child

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12. Excursion with cross-country skis

Learn the basics of cross-country skiing - the most cherished hobby among Finns. After learning your way back, the tracks will take you through the silent and impressive nature of Luosto. Includes a class and the necessary equipment. Duration: 2 hours.

What is included: Thermal equipment, guide in English, hot drink, equipment, cross-country ski rental until 5:00 p.m.
Good to know:

  • This adventure requires minimal fitness and is recommended for children ages 12 and up.

Prices per season:

  • Christmas and New Year (1/12 to 6/01) 2022-2023 - €71/ adult - €54/ child

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13. Northern Lights Snowshoe Hunt

A unique and exotic walk through nature with snowshoes, in search of the most spectacular light show. Experience the true essence of winter nights in the Nordic forests. The guide will teach you how to move with snowshoes. As you walk through the snow, you'll watch the milky light of the moon and stars cast magical shadows on the snowy landscape. After the walk, rest and enjoy hot berry juice with the whisper of the forest and hills as the only sound in the background. And if you're lucky, you might even see the Northern Lights! The safari goes to the Pyhä-Luosto National Park. Duration: 2 hours

What includes: Thermal equipment, guide in English, break to drink a juice and take pictures.
Good to know:

  • The safari goes to the Pyhä-Luosto National Park.
  • You can rent snowshoes with us.
  • This adventure requires minimal fitness and is recommended for children ages 12 and up.
  • The aurora borealis or northern lights are a natural phenomenon whose development can be predicted, but not guaranteed.

Prices per season:

  • Christmas and New Year (1/12 to 6/01) 2022-2023 - €80/ adult - €60/ child

 

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14. Dinner in a wild kota

Traditional Dinner in a Traditional Setting - Enjoy an evening of Lappish food and culture. Live the unique experience of dining by the fire in a traditional kota! The afternoon begins with a relaxing guided walk to a kota (traditional Lapland wooden construction) somewhere in the forest, where a delicious three-course dinner awaits. Relax by the fire and enjoy the typical flavors of Lapland! Duration: 2.5 hours.

What includes: Thermal equipment, guide in English, three-course dinner.
Good to know:

  • This activity includes a predefined menu, please notify us in advance of possible special diets or food allergies.

Example menu:

  • Forest mushroom cream
  • Fire cooked salmon
  • Pancakes and berry jam
  • Coffee or tea

Prices per season:

  • Christmas and New Year (1/12 to 6/01) 2022-2023 - €93/ adult - €69/ child

 

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15. First experience on the slopes!

Get started safely on the slopes with the help of the ski school! Are you a beginner in alpine skiing or do you just want to remember what you know after some time without practicing? It doesn't matter: the ski instructors are looking forward to helping you! This starter package includes a 45-minute class, a ski pass and equipment. After the tutorial, you will have approximately three hours to ski on your own and enjoy the slopes! Duration: 4 hours

What is included: Guide for alpine skiing (45 min), equipment rental, ski pass (4h)
Good to know:

  • Clothes not included.

Prices per season:

  • Christmas and New Year (1/12 to 6/01) 2022-2023 - €108/ adult - €108/ child

 

16. Snowshoe tour in the national park, Luosto

On this guided snowshoe walk, you will experience the sense of peace that comes from walking through the ancient fir forests of Luosto. Experience the silence and beauty of the wintry Pyhä-Luosto National Park, take a break to enjoy a drink by a campfire and let yourself be carried away by the atmosphere: the only sound you will hear is the soothing aroma of the forest and the bonfire. Duration: 3 hours.

What includes: Thermal equipment, guide in English, hot drink, snack, snowshoes.
Good to know:

  • This adventure requires minimal fitness and is recommended for children ages 12 and up.

Prices per season:

  • Christmas and New Year (1/12 to 6/01) 2022-2023 - €72/ adult - €54/ child

 

 

17. Winter bike route

Come experience a guided snow adventure with winter bikes: equipped with electricity and wide tires that provide a smooth and balanced ride in snowy conditions! After receiving the helmet, the bike and the instructions on how to handle it, the adventure through the snowy forests can begin. The route penetrates the beautiful landscapes of the Luosto region, where you can enjoy the silence of the forests and the snowy nature around you. During the tour we will make a short stop so you can enjoy a cup of hot berry juice around a campfire. Duration: 2 hours.

What includes: Thermal equipment, guide in English, hot drink, break and equipment.
Good to know:

  • This adventure requires minimal fitness and is recommended for children ages 12 and up.
  • Indicate your height and we will choose the bike that best suits you.
  • Winter bike tires are larger to make it easier to roll through the snow.

Prices per season:

  • Christmas and New Year (1/12 to 6/01) 2022-2023 - €84/ adult - €63/ child

 

18. Afternoon with huskies

If 10 kilometers of dog sledding isn't enough for you, we've doubled it! Experience a winter safari with a team of huskies! When you arrive at the farm, the arctic dogs will welcome you with their barks. Before starting the excursion, you will receive instructions on how to control the sled in which you will travel in pairs. If you wish, you can change places midway! The guide will tell you about the life and training of these Arctic animals. In addition, you will have the opportunity to take some fantastic photos. During the safari a traditional coffee will be served in a Lappish kota. Duration: 3.5 hours.

What includes: Transportation, thermal equipment, guide in English, husky sleigh ride, hot drink, break for a snack
Good to know:

  • When sharing the husky sled, one person will stand behind the sled as the driver and the other in the sled as the passenger.
  • This adventure requires minimal fitness and is recommended for children ages 12 and up.
  • Walk with huskies 20 km.

Prices per season:

  • Christmas and New Year (1/12 to 6/01) 2022-2023 - €222/ adult - €111/ child

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dates

From 01 Dec´22 to 06 Jan´23

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Two passengers will share the snowmobile and take turns driving. The snowmobile driver must be at least 18 years old and have a valid driving license in Finland. Finnish law prohibits driving motor vehicles under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
The child rate gives the right to a place in a sled pulled by a snowmobile driven by a guide. Children taller than 140 cm can sit on the snowmobile with an adult as long as the adult rate is paid. It is recommended that children under the age of 2 years do not participate in snowmobile safaris. Snow Games Ltd reserves the right to prohibit young children from participating due to safety concerns (eg inclement weather or poor terrain).
This safari uses CO2 offsets for the snowmobile's fuel emission
Civil liability can be reduced to €150 by paying an exemption supplement of €15 per safari driver
Possibility of individual driving. Supplement for individual driving €45 / person.

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prices include

All snowmobile safaris include thermal equipment, guide service in English, snowmobile shared by 2 passengers taking turns driving, fuel, traffic insurance with a maximum excess of €980, maintenance and VAT. Snowmobile drivers must be a minimum of 18 years of age and have a valid driver's license.
Attention: the amount of the excess can be reduced to €150 by paying a supplement of €15 per driver.
Possibility of individual driving, the price varies according to the safari, between 1-4 h €45/per person 4-h €85/per person

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