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Harriniva Activities

Amazing experiences await at Harriniva

Deep in the heart of Finnish Lapland, close to the Pallas-Ylläs National Park, the Harriniva Holiday Centre invites you to enjoy its stunningly beautiful surroundings. Embraced by snow-coated fells and forests, the picturesque region is a vast playground for thrill-seekers. Whether you are staying for an action-packed winter adventure week or a short break, you’ll be able to go snowmobiling over frosty landscapes, enjoy reindeer sleigh rides and take an overnight dog sled safari to a remote wilderness hut. The resort offers a variety of stylish safari rooms for guests and a one night stay in a wilderness hut that lets you get a real taste of the Arctic. You can enjoy half-board or full-board accommodation whilst staying here and the appropriate clothing for all outdoor activities is provided.

Located above the Arctic Circle, Harriniva offers great opportunities to see the Northern Lights. Those fortunate enough to see the captivating phenomenon whilst staying in Finland are sure to return home with memories they will treasure forever.

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Monday

See the Northern Lights at Harriniva

Local Culture
Today we visit a local reindeer herder and his reindeer. You will learn about the local way of life here, help to feed the reindeer and discover how to throw the Lappish lasso (suopunki). There will also be a 3km reindeer safari during your visit. Lunch is served in a small Lappish kota by the fire. Duration 3½ hours, minimum 4 people.

Panorama Safari
This is a great sightseeing tour of the Lappish winter landscape on a snowmobile. During the 30 km tour you will ride through snow-covered forests and over frozen lakes. This tour is suitable for beginners but not for children under 5. Duration 2 hours, minimum 4 people.

Northern Lights Snowmobile
Your chances of seeing the famous ‘Aurora Borealis’ are greatly increased on this evening snowmobile safari. This 20km tour takes you to the top of a nearby fell, where you will enjoy warm drinks, feeling that the sky is that little bit closer and stars that little bit brighter. You can either drive your own snowmobile or enjoy the ride in a guide’s sled. Not suitable for children under 5. Duration 2 hours, minimum 4 people.

Northern Lights Snowshoeing
Put your snowshoeing gear on and search for the Northern Lights. You will head out to find the perfect location, travelling north. Hot drinks are included. Duration 3 hours, minimum 4 people.

Tuesday

Take a husky sled at Harriniva

Northern Lights by Reindeer
A mystical night time forest safari, giving you the opportunity to hunt for the Northern Lights. Transferring to the nearby Torassieppi reindeer farm, you will be taken out into the darkness on a sleigh, admiring the night skies and savouring the tranquility. This activity is not suitable for children under 12. Duration 2 hours, minimum 4 people.

Panorama Safari
This is a great sightseeing tour of the Lappish winter landscape on a snowmobile. During the 30 km tour you will ride through snow-covered forests and over frozen lakes. This tour is suitable for beginners but not for children under 5. Duration 2 hours, minimum 4 people.

Tour de Olosvuoma
Visit the Harriniva Arctic Sled Dog Centre (one of the largest in Europe) to enjoy a 17 km husky safari. The sled will take you through the enchanted forest of Olosvuoma where you’ll stop for coffee and biscuits. This excursion is based on 2 passengers per sled. Not suitable for children under 12. Duration 3 hours.

Cross Country Ski School
A great opportunity to learn the art of cross country skiing. You will start to pick up your new skills close to the hotel before enjoying a short trip out. Not suitable for children under 5. Duration 2 hours, minimum 2 people.

Showshoes On
This is a great way to experience an old-fashioned method of travel over thick snow. The trek takes place in the areas surrounding the Muonio river. Duration  2 hours, minimum 4 people.

Wilderness Cooking School
A fabulous introduction to wilderness cooking over an open fire. Delicious lunch included! Duration 1-2 hours, minimum 2 people.

Wednesday

Take a reindeer sleigh ride at Harriniva

Local Culture
Today we visit a local reindeer herder and his reindeer. You will learn about the local way of life here, help to feed the reindeer and discover how to throw the Lappish lasso (suopunki). There will also be a 3km reindeer safari during your visit. Lunch is served in a small Lappish kota by the fire. Duration 3½ hours, minimum 4 people.

Northern Lights Snowmobile
Your chances of seeing the famous ‘Aurora Borealis’ are greatly increased on this evening snowmobile safari. This 20km tour takes you to the top of a nearby fell, where you will enjoy warm drinks, feeling that the sky is that little bit closer and stars that little bit brighter. You can either drive your own snowmobile or enjoy the ride in a guide’s sled. Not suitable for children under 5. Duration 2 hours, minimum 4 people.

It's a Husky Day
Spend a full day with the huskies on this 25km long tour through the amazing Lappish landscape. A picnic lunch is prepared over an open fire. Each person drives his/her own sled. Not suitable for children under 15. Duration 5 hours.

Northern Lights Husky Safari
Increase your chances of seeing the Northern Lights on this thrilling evening dog sled excursion. Even on cloudy nights, this is a thoroughly romantic experience you'll remember forever! Not suitable for children under 12. Duration 1½ hours, minimum 2 people.

Ice Fishing
Try your luck at ice fishing! Your guide will provide all the equipment you need and a short introduction to winter fishing. This activity includes a hot drink. Duration  1-2 hours.

Thursday

Ride a snowmobile at Harriniva

Northern Lights Snowshoeing
Put your snowshoeing gear on and search for the Northern Lights. You will head out to find the perfect location, travelling north. Hot drinks are included. Duration 3 hours, minimum 4 people.

Tour to Winter Village
Fly across a frozen lake in a snowmobile and pace yourself as you drive through the forest. Lunch is served in the ice restaurant at the Torassieppi Winter Village and Snow Hotel. Not suitable for children under 12. Duration 3½ hours, minimum 4 people.

Who's the Meister?
You will meet ‘Meister’ and the other 400 huskies in this guided tour of Harriniva Arctic Sled Dog Centre. After a talk, it is time for you to take the controls. Experience the life of a husky musher on this 9km tour, based on 2 passengers per sled. Not suitable for children under 5. Duration 1½ hours.

It's a Husky Day
Spend a full day with the huskies on this 25km long tour through the amazing Lappish landscape. A picnic lunch is prepared over an open fire. Each person drives his/her own sled. Not suitable for children under 15. Duration 5 hours.

Cross Country Ski School
A great opportunity to learn the art of cross country skiing. You will start to pick up your new skills close to the hotel before enjoying a short trip out. Not suitable for children under 5. Duration 2 hours, minimum 2 people.

Wilderness Cooking School
A fabulous introduction to wilderness cooking over an open fire. Delicious lunch included! Duration 1-2 hours, minimum 2 people.

Northern Lights Workshop
An informative workshop all about the amazing Northern Lights and the science behind this fascinating phenomenon. Duration 1 hour, minimum 2 people.

Friday

Meet the locals at Harriniva

Tour de Olosvuoma
Visit the Harriniva Arctic Sled Dog Centre (one of the largest in Europe) to enjoy a 17 km husky safari. The sled will take you through the enchanted forest of Olosvuoma where you’ll stop for coffee and biscuits. This excursion is based on 2 passengers per sled. Not suitable for children under 12. Duration 3 hours.

Local Culture
Today we visit a local reindeer herder and his reindeer. You will learn about the local way of life here, help to feed the reindeer and discover how to throw the Lappish lasso (suopunki). There will also be a 3km reindeer safari during your visit. Lunch is served in a small Lappish kota by the fire. Duration 3½ hours, minimum 4 people.

Panorama Safari
This is a great sightseeing tour of the Lappish winter landscape on a snowmobile. During the 30 km tour you will ride through snow-covered forests and over frozen lakes. This tour is suitable for beginners but not for children under 5. Duration 2 hours, minimum 4 people.

Northern Lights Snowmobile
Your chances of seeing the famous ‘Aurora Borealis’ are greatly increased on this evening snowmobile safari. This 20km tour takes you to the top of a nearby fell, where you will enjoy warm drinks, feeling that the sky is that little bit closer and stars that little bit brighter. You can either drive your own snowmobile or enjoy the ride in a guide’s sled. Not suitable for children under 5. Duration 2 hours, minimum 4 people.

Tour de Olosvuoma
Visit the Harriniva Arctic Sled Dog Centre (one of the largest in Europe) to enjoy a 17 km husky safari. The sled will take you through the enchanted forest of Olosvuoma where you’ll stop for coffee and biscuits. This excursion is based on 2 passengers per sled. Not suitable for children under 12. Duration 3 hours.

Howl with Huskies
This is a two day husky safari which will introduce you to the one of the last wildernesses in Europe. You’ll end your first day in the gentle heat of a sauna. Your overnight stay is in a cabin. Lunches by the campfire are included. Each person drives their own sled. Not suitable for children under 15. Daily distances 20 - 25 kilometres.

Ice Fishing
Try your luck at ice fishing! Your guide will provide all the equipment you need and a short introduction to winter fishing. This activity includes a hot drink. Duration  1-2 hours.

Saturday

Dine in a Kota at Harriniva

Reindeer Safari
Head off to the nearby Torassieppi reindeer farm to meet your herder who will take you on an exciting 7km safari into the forest on a 2 person reindeer sled. Lunch is served in a Lappish kota by the fire. Not suitable for children under 12. Duration 3-4 hours, minimum 4 people.

Tour to Winter Village
Fly across a frozen lake in a snowmobile and pace yourself as you drive through the forest. Lunch is served in the ice restaurant at the Torassieppi Winter Village and Snow Hotel. Not suitable for children under 12. Duration 3½ hours, minimum 4 people.

Overnight Wilderness Safari
Pack your bags for an overnight snowmobile safari to a wilderness cabin. After you have received full driving instructions and a safety briefing, you will set off, through the forest and over frozen lakes. You will drive 50km on the first day, arriving at your cabin early evening. Unwind in the lakeside sauna before enjoying a delicious dinner. You'll sleep overnight in shared facilities. In the morning, following breakfast, you'll drive back to Harriniva late morning, having covered around 30km on the return journey. Not suitable for those under 18. Duration 1 night, minimum 4 people.

Tour de Olosvuoma
Visit the Harriniva Arctic Sled Dog Centre (one of the largest in Europe) to enjoy a 17 km husky safari. The sled will take you through the enchanted forest of Olosvuoma where you’ll stop for coffee and biscuits. This excursion is based on 2 passengers per sled. Not suitable for children under 12. Duration 3 hours.

Northern Lights Snowshoeing
Put your snowshoeing gear on and search for the Northern Lights. You will head out to find the perfect location, travelling north. Hot drinks are included. Duration 3 hours, minimum 4 people.

Northern Lights Cabin Night
Transfer by minibus to a wilderness cabin in the forest - an ideal location for Northern Lights spotting. Here you can relax in the lakeside sauna before enjoying a delicious dinner by the fire. After a spot of Northern Lights hunting, it's off to bed in shared facilities. In the morning, after breakfast, you'll return to Harriniva. Please note: you do not keep your hotel room whilst staying at the cabin. Duration 1 night, minimum 4 people.

Sunday

Take in the views in Harriniva

Panorama Safari
This is a great sightseeing tour of the Lappish winter landscape on a snowmobile. During the 30 km tour you will ride through snow-covered forests and over frozen lakes. This tour is suitable for beginners but not for children under 5. Duration 2 hours, minimum 4 people.

Northern Lights Husky Safari
Increase your chances of seeing the Northern Lights on this thrilling evening dog sled excursion. Even on cloudy nights, this is a thoroughly romantic experience you'll remember forever! Not suitable for children under 12. Duration 1½ hours, minimum 2 people.

Wilderness Cooking School
A fabulous introduction to wilderness cooking over an open fire. Delicious lunch included! Duration 1-2 hours, minimum 2 people.

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