Finland: Salla Winter Activity Break
Action-packed adventures in the snow
Delve into Finland’s picturesque wilderness and escape on a fun-filled Salla winter activity break. This holiday introduces you to all manner of exciting excursions including husky safaris, snowshoeing and exhilarating rides through the snow-topped terrains in a reindeer sleigh. Experience the ultimate winter activity break whatever your age or ability and with a day free for you to book the activities that appeal to you most, you can make this holiday as action-packed or relaxing as you like.
This location is renowned for its incredible vistas and you will have the chance to explore the frosted forests and powdered mountain ranges during this spectacular winter activity break. Search for the Northern Lights as their mesmeric swirling colours dance across ebony skies. An appearance from the astounding Aurora Borealis would make your Salla winter activity breaksimply unforgettable.
Your accommodation is as appealing as its location and after a day amongst the elements, you can return to the comfort of your secluded cottage and step into the private sauna before resting for the evening in front of the crackling flames of the open fire.
Enjoy a holiday filled with incredible moments, from adrenalin-fuelled escapades in the snow to campfire chats and refreshments with like-minded travellers. Experience something completely different this year with our Salla winter activity break in Finland.
Day 1 - Arrive in Finland
From the airport, you will be transferred to your accommodation in Salla, which lies close to the Russian border. If there is time before dinner, feel free to explore your beautiful surroundings.Meals included:Dinner
Day 2 - Husky Safari
Your Salla winter activity break begins with a husky safari. Meet the dogs and learn how to harness and steer them before embarking on a thrilling ride through forest strewn landscapes. Stop to enjoy sausages, pastries and coffee around the campfire before returning to the park to collect your husky sleigh riding licence.Meals included:Breakfast, Dinner
Day 3 - Reindeer Safari
Experience yet another mode of Finnish transport, which may appear novel to you, but is an essential part of life for the locals. You will travel to the reindeer park and become acquainted with these wonderful animals. After some tuition, you will be guided on a journey through the countryside. Hop off your sleigh and enjoy a feast in a kota, a traditional Finnish barbecue hut.Meals included:Breakfast, Dinner
Day 4 - Free Time and Northern Lights
Today is a day free of scheduled activities and you can spend time exploring the landscape further or perhaps book something you have enjoyed previously during the past few days on this Salla winter activity break. Tonight you will embark on a Northern Lights safari on a reindeer sleigh. An experienced guide will take you to the locations where you are most likely to witness these phenomena.Meals included:Breakfast, Dinner
Day 5 - Snowshoeing
Strap on your snowshoes and take a stroll across the pristine terrains. You can choose to wander at will or follow the well-trodden tracks. Make sure you look to the skies on the final evening of the Salla winter activity break for a glimpse of the Northern Lights.Meals included:Breakfast, Dinner
Day 6 - Departure Day
Relax on the last morning of your Salla winter activity break before you depart for the airport. Say hei hei (goodbye) to Finland and catch your flight home.Meals included:Breakfast
- Return scheduled flights with Finnair from London Heathrow to Kuusamo
- All airport charges and security charges
- Return transfer from Kuusamo Airport to Salla
- Fie nights accommodation in a cottage
- Half-board basis as per the itinerary
- 2 hour reindeer safari
- 3 hour northern lights safari
- 2 hour husky safari
- 1½ - 2 hour snowshoe trip
- Travel Insurance