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Finland: Husky Safari to Wilderness

With landscapes perfectly suited to Husky Sledding, Finland is the ideal destination for an activity getaway

7 Days From £1898

With landscapes perfectly suited to Husky Sledding, Finland is the ideal destination for an activity getaway

What Makes Me Mighty Fine

  • Week-long, full board, wilderness adventure with five day husky safari
  • Enjoy a rare insight into the life of the Husky Musher
  • Learn how to care for and drive the dogs before setting off on your multi-day safari
  • Experience the life of a husky musher, travelling up to 40km per day, caring for your team of dogs and sleeping in wilderness cabins
  • Enjoy amazing scenery and an authentic taste of Lappish life
  • Make the most of this great Northern Lights location
  • Specialist Winter clothing provided throughout the stay, including thermal overalls, boots and balaclava for the activities.

If you've always longed to get close to the beautiful, snowy landscapes of Finland, this magical Husky Sledding Finland break is an absolute must. Departing the Harriniva Holiday Centre in the Lapland province of Finland, you will set out on a five day sledding adventure in the wilderness, savouring the beautiful scenery as you go, taking care of your own team of dogs and sleeping in remote wilderness cabins. Expert guides will teach you how to control the sled and provide you with all the equipment you need for this wilderness safari.

The Harriniva Arctic Sled Dog Centre is home to 400 of these fabulously excitable creatures who will give you the very warmest of welcomes. On the first full day of your Husky Sledding Finland break you will discover how the dogs are trained and cared for and why they are so important to the people who live in these extreme climates.

Over the course of your five day Husky Sledding Finland holiday you will learn to control your own team of dogs as you journey across snow-covered fells and frozen lakes, staying in different locations each night. This is a real adventure holiday and perfect for those who want to experience the real Finland - the only problem is you just won't want it to end!

Fancy a dog sledding adverture on the Russian border instead? Then you should try our Husky Safari along the Russian Border.

Still in need of guidance? Check out our Finnish Holiday Ideas or take a look at our husky safari holiday ideas for an action-packed adventure. If you need any further assistance, just call our helpful travel team on 0333 800 2033.

  • Day 1 - Arrive in Finland

    With landscapes perfectly suited to Husky Sledding, Finland is the ideal destination for an activity getaway - Arrive in Finland

    Transfer from Kittilä airport to the Harriniva Holiday Centre where your Husky Sledding Finland break begins. Enjoy a hearty dinner, make use of the saunas and get a good night’s sleep before your adventure commences.

    Meals included:Dinner
  • Days 2 to 6 - Husky Safari

    Husky Safari

    On the second morning of your Husky Sledding Finland break, enjoy a good breakfast before heading to the dog centre to meet your lively team of huskies. Expert guides will tell you all about their working life, how to look after them and how they are trained. All equipment will be provided including thermal coats, gloves, hat, socks and boots, as well as a thermal sleeping bag.

    Having learned how to control your team of dogs, you will set out on your exhilarating journey Husky Sledding in Finland, travelling distances of up to 40km per day. Regular breaks will allow you to appreciate the idyllic surroundings and warm up with hot drinks by the campfire. Each night is spent in a cosy wilderness cabin.

    At the end of every day of your Husky Sledding in Finland, feed your dogs and make sure they are bedded down, before enjoying a hot meal in the warmth of the cabin. Relax in the sauna before snuggling into your thermal sleeping bag for the night. After breakfast, harness up your dogs and continue on your exciting adventure, delving further into the Finnish countryside. On the final day of your husky safari, arrive back at the Harriniva Holiday Centre in time for dinner. Spend your last evening relaxing in the sauna and enjoying a well earned rest.

    Meals included:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 7 - Departure

    Departure

    Today your Husky Sledding in Finland comes to an end. Say goodbye to your huskies and fellow adventurers and make your way to the airport for your return flight. With a little luck, you'll be going home with some great photographs and, no doubt, some even better memories. When it comes to adventure, this one is going to be really hard to beat!

    Meals included:Breakfast

Included...

  • Return international flights from London Heathrow (details of regional departures on request)
  • Escorted airport transfers
  • Two nights in a log cabin in Harriniva (upgrade details on request) and four nights in wilderness huts
  • Specialist Winter clothing provided throughout the stay, including thermal overalls, boots and balaclava for the activities.
  • Tour as per the itinerary
  • Services of a professional guide
  • Meals as per the itinerary

Not Included...

  • Travel Insurance (this can, however, be arranged for you. Simply speak to our travel team for a competitive quote for comprehensive cover)
DatesPrices from
FromToAdult
19/03/201701/04/2017£2,084
02/04/201722/04/2017£1,898
03/12/201723/12/2018£2,019
24/12/201717/03/2018£2,209
18/03/201821/04/2018£2,019
Notes
  • Prices are per person
  • Participants in this tour should be 15 years old as a minimum

Please note that this tour departs the UK on a Sunday and returns on a Saturday.

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