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Husky Safari Holiday Ideas

Huskies are known for their big personalities, their enthusiastic approach to life and their eagerness to work. These lovable creatures combine all the charms of your four-legged friend back home with a strength and power that will blow you away. Trained their entire lives for this job, they love every single minute of each and every adventure and the great news is, their enthusiasm is contagious. Children will love the chance to snuggle up to them before heading out on a short journey across stunning snowscapes. Thrill-seeking teens and adults will revel in the opportunity to be carried through stunning Arctic scenery, past frozen lakes and glistening glaciers on a longer, high-speed sled adventure. And for the really adventurous amongst us, a multi-day excursion will satisfy your need for speed as the dog’s race across snow-blanketed terrains and across borders. All the while, you will be accompanied by an expert who will show you the ropes and put your skills to the test.

Deciding to try husky sledding is the easy part, but choosing the right trip for you is where it becomes tricky. To help you decide, we’ve put together this helpful Husky Safari Holiday Ideas page. We’ve broken the trips down into short and long holidays which feature a husky sledding activity and full on husky adventures. Scroll through the itineraries below and see which Husky Safari Holiday Ideas will inspire you. And if you’re not sure which location you want to visit on your dog sledding adventure, our specialist pages on Finland, Sweden, Norway, Svalbard and Canada highlight the differing delights of these fabulous destinations.

Shorter Holidays that Feature Husky Safaris

If you are time limited, try one of our fun-filled short breaks which give you a taste of the many different winter activities on offer. Combine a thrilling husky safari with an exciting snowmobiling excursion on our Arctic Winter Adventure Holiday. Alternatively, take the Lapland Short Break for the Family and see stunning Arctic surroundings as you travel via snowmobile, reindeer sleigh ride and, of course, husky sled.

Take a look at our exciting husky short break itineraries and find the perfect one for you.

Finland: Arctic Winter Adventure Holiday

Enjoy a Winter Adventure Holiday to Finnish Lapland and experience the best of the Arctic

Great value, six day, multi-activity break at a friendly, family run hotel. Get away from the pressures of everyday life on this unforgettable Arctic Winter Adventure Holiday in Finland's unspoilt countryside. The Harriniva Holiday Centre blends...

6 Days From £1294

Sweden: Ice Hotel Lapland Adventure

Opt for the Icehotel Lapland for a luxury stay in a hotel made from ice and snow

An activity-led, short break at the Icehotel, complete with a night in your very own snow room. Discover our Icehotel Lapland adventure breaks in the awe-inspiring landscape of Sweden. The world's largest Icehotel is rebuilt, entirely from snow...

4 Days From £1734

Finland: Salla Log Cabin Winter Fun for Families and Couples

Log Cabin Winter Activity Holiday in Finland

Gentle, six day, multi-activity holiday, based in the deep, snow-laden Finnish fells. Our Finland winter holiday is absolutely perfect for those seeking exciting adventures and breathtaking views. This holiday to Salla offers all of this and much...

6 Days From £1458

Longer Holidays that Feature Husky Safaris

Immerse yourself in your picturesque Arctic surroundings on one of our longer breaks. Spend more time enjoying winter activities and try new experiences as you explore the local area around. Choose our Winter Multi-Activity Break in Kuhmo and try your hand at ice fishing with the help of a local fisherman as well as meeting a loveable pack of huskies who will guide you on a thrilling journey through the Finnish forest.

Take a look at more of our great value, longer husky itineraries below.

Finland: Winter Adventure Week

Opt for a Finland Winter Activity Holiday for an exhilarating wonderland experience

Flexible, multi-activity, Kelo log cabin break in a winter wonderland setting. This Finnish Winter Adventure Week is a perfect break for all the family. It is based in Iso-Syote, just beneath the Arctic Circle, on the brink of Lapland. A pristine...

8 Days From £1635

Finland: Winter Activity Week at the Snow Village

Discover the Snow Village Finland as you experience an activitiy break complete with Aurora spotting opportunities

Week-long, log cabin, multi-activity break featuring a night in an ice room at the Snow Village. If you have always dreamed of seeing the Northern Lights, why not take a look at this thrilling Snow Village Finland activity week? Located almost...

8 Days From £2278

Full On Husky Adventures

For dog lovers everywhere, our holidays focusing primarily on husky sledding are absolutely perfect as they offer you, not only the chance to experience a fabulous multi-day dog sledding adventure, but also the opportunity to form a real bond with these stunning animals. You’ll take full responsibility for their care, feeding, watering and resting them to ensure optimum performance as they do what they love, pulling you across fields blanketed in snow. On our Experience the Life of a Husky Musher trip, you’ll learn about the dogs in their home environment, visiting the husky kennels where a professional musher will teach you all about these fabulous creatures.

Take a look at more of our husky-focussed itineraries below.

Finland: Winter Adventure Week with Dogs, Reindeer and Snowmobiles

Make the most of a Finland Winter Holiday with dog sledding, reindeer sleighs and snowmobile excursions

Week long, multi-activity break with the added thrill of an overnight husky safari and a night in a wilderness hut. Deep in the heart of Finnish Lapland, close to the Pallas-Ylläs National Park, the Harriniva Holiday Centre invites you to explore...

8 Days From £2114

Finland: Husky Safari to Wilderness

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

Week-long, full board, wilderness adventure with five day husky safari. 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...

7 Days From £2186

Finland: Experience the Life of a Husky Musher

Experience Finland Husky Sledding in authentic style on our Husky Mushing Adventure

Unique, week-long break, getting to know your husky team. Huskies are extremely friendly and playful animals, loving nothing more than racing across the crisp, white snow of Finland. This Finland Husky Sledding holiday provides a fantastic...

Four-legged Festive Fun

Take your husky sledding adventure over the festive period when Lapland is blanketed with snow and enjoy Christmas or New Year as you whizz through icy landscapes letting your energetic husky pack lead the way. Spend Christmas in Lapland getting to know the friendly huskies, embarking on an exciting husky safari and later, receiving a visit from jolly old Santa.

Finland: Christmas in Finnish Lapland

Enjoy a Lapland Christmas Holiday and experience the festive season in an untouched winter wonderland

Wonderfully festive  break featuring two nights in a log cabin and a stay in a glass igloo. The Kakslauttanen Igloo Hotel specialises in offering the ultimate Lapland Christmas Holiday with a real home-from-home atmosphere. There is plenty of snow...

5 Days From £2365

Finland: Christmas Adventure Week

This magical Finland Family Christmas Holiday offers everything you need for an unforgettable festive break

Action-packed, family adventure week in one of Finland’s foremost outdoor activity locations. Enjoy an exciting Christmas break in picturesque Iso-Syöte, a snow-covered winter wonderland and one of Finland's premier outdoor activity destinations....

8 Days From £2183

A Great Base for a Husky Race

Accommodation can make or break a holiday and, with so many unique lodgings on offer in the Arctic, your trip is sure to be one you’ll never forget! For a touch of romance, stay in the remarkable Eagle’s View Suite, a stunning hideaway at the Iso Syöte resort which offers panoramic views of the surrounding winter wonderland. You can enjoy a fantastic husky safari by day and take in stunning views of the Northern Lights by night. Alternatively, you could stay in one of the remarkable glass igloos at the Igloo Village in Kakslauttanen. These fascinating igloos allow you to view the awe-inspiring Aurora Borealis from the comfort of your bed – and what’s more, you’ll stay nice and warm whilst you are doing it!

Finland: Short Romantic Winter Getaway at Iso Syote

Opt for a Romantic Winter Break and search for the perfect moment together under the Northern Lights

Luxurious, four night break in a stunning suite with magnificent views.              The luxury suites at Iso-Syöte are perfect for anyone wanting a short Romantic Winter Break. Here the glass roof and full length windows afford unbelievable...

5 Days From £1484

Finland: Lapland Igloo Village and Northern Lights Holiday

Choose from our Northern Lights Trips in Finland and enjoy a night in the iconic Igloo Village

Northern Lights, short activity break at the Lapland Igloo Village featuring a night in a glass igloo. Travel to the Lapland Igloo Village on our Northern Lights Trips and see the amazing Aurora illuminate Finland's epic winter sky. This remote...

5 Days From £1878

If you’re looking for the thrill of sleeping an architectural masterpiece made from natural materials, check out our fascinating Ice and Snow Hotel Holiday Ideas for the coolest places to stay.

And There’s More!

Aside from those above, there are many other husky holiday combinations on offer. As many of the itineraries take place inside the Arctic Circle, Husky safaris and the Northern Lights often go hand-in-hand. Take the Winter Adventure Week with Dogs, Reindeer and Snowmobiles, for example, and you’ll embark on an overnight husky safari allowing you to search for the Aurora whilst enjoying the thrill of the chase. Alternatively, you could take Hunt the Northern Lights in the Finnish Wilderness which gives you the chance to enjoy each activity separately as you head out during the daytime on your thrilling husky excursion and later, search for the Northern Lights during a comfortable mountain drive.

Still not found what you were looking for? Fear not as we specialise in tailor-made holidays. Simply tell us your dream location, activities, accommodation and any other requirements you may have and we’ll do everything we can to create your perfect getaway. Call one of our friendly advisers today on 0333 800 2033 or speak to us via our office hours, online chat system.

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