Finland: Snowmobile Safari in Lapland
An exciting journey across a winter wonderland
Find yourself among the incredible pristine landscapes of Finland on a snowmobile safari in Lapland. Embark on a winter adventure and speed past frozen lakes, through snow-dusted forests and over clear, white mountain trails. Our experienced instructors will give you the confidence to drive a snowmobile through Lapland’s picturesque countryside and all necessary safety guidelines and clothing will be provided.
During this Snowmobile Safari in Lapland you will explore some of the country’s most interesting landscapes and features, including Halti, Finland’s largest mountain, and the Victoria Trail. Enjoy being surrounded by fresh Arctic air and discover the intriguing culture of the Finnish people on a snowmobile safari in Lapland. After each exhilarating day you can relax in the inviting surroundings of a rustic log cabin or stylish apartment. Embrace traditional Lappish living and step in from the cold to warm up with a soothing sauna. Completely immerse yourself in everything Lapland has to offer and experience delicious menus featuring traditional, local cuisine. A snowmobile safari in Lapland is the ideal holiday for those searching for a unique break packed with excitement and adventure.
Day 1 - Arrive in Finland
Arrive at Kittilä Airport and transfer to Harriniva. In the first evening you can enjoy an evening meal before settling into your accommodation.Meals included:Dinner
Day 2 - Snowmobiling
This morning on the snowmobile tour in Finland you will learn how to drive the vehicle and will be provided with safety instructions and equipment. After receiving the itinerary for the week and the required training, mount your snowmobile and prepare to whisk through fairytale forests. Today is an adventure covering 100km and takes us to the Galdotieva Fell Centre.Meals included:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 3 - Mountain Safari
Today is dedicated to discovering the spectacular mountain regions of Finland. As the weather can change at any moment, it is important to listen to instructions carefully and to stay on the trails, and follow the lead of your knowledgeable instructor. You will then embark on a snowmobile expedition to Kilpisjärvi for dinner and the chance to experience a traditional sauna.Meals included:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 4 - Drive to the Summit of Halti
A 120km journey through epic terrains takes us to the summit of Halti. Feel on top of the world as you absorb the panoramic views of the Norwegian mountains from Finland’s tallest peak. As we continue the Snowmobile Safari in Lapland, visit the Norwegian and Swedish borders before resting for the evening in Kilpisjärvi.Meals included:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 5 - Return to Galdotieva
Travel 150 kilometres across pure white plains from Kilpisjärvi towards Galdotieva. During the Snowmobile Safari in Lapland you will be taught how to drive successfully and safely through various depths of snow. This evening you will stay overnight in apartments or log cabins.Meals included:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 6 - Victoria Trail
Running along the Finnish, Swedish border, the Victoria Trail allows guests on the snowmobile safari in Lapland to experience sensational views as they drive along its path. You will follow a section of the trail as we head back to Harriniva. Tonight, share highlights of your time on the Snowmobile Safari in Lapland with fellow guests at the farewell dinner.Meals included:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 7 - Depart Finland
After breakfast, transfer to Kittilä Airport for your flight home.Meals included:Breakfast
- Flight from London Heathrow to Kittila.
- Full board.
- All necessary equipment (warm snowmobile jacket & trousers, boots, socks, mittens, hat, gloves, balaclava and helmet)
- A qualified English speaking guide.
- All safaris mentioned, 1 person per snowmobile and accommodation according to the itinerary.
- Items of a personal nature.
- Travel Insurance.
- Prices are per person
- This tour needs a minimum of 4 people in order to operate
- A full valid driving licence is required to take part in the tour
- Prices are based on departures from London Heathrow in economy class
- Other departure airports may be available and a supplement may apply
It is possible to start this safari from Kittilä airport for an additional charge
Please note the following: The rate includes the insurance for the snowmobile with own liability of max. 550€ per snowmobile (this may be subject to change please enquire at the time of booking). The driving distances may vary according to the weather conditions and skills of the group. The driver of the snowmobile must have a valid driving licence (for vehicles with at least 125 cc). A guarantee has to be left in the reception before starting the safari (e.g. credit card details with a signature). This safari is not suitable for children. On this safari we use snowmobiles with at least 600cc.