Welcome to Luosto
You will be greeted by a driver and then transferred from Rovaniemi airport to your hotel. You will get to relax and be able to enjoy a nice family meal before your adventure really begins tomorrow.
Enjoy this short break to Lapland and experience all the best that it has to offer. Opportunity to see the Northern Lights as well as embarking on a husky safari, a snowmobile ride and relax in a lakeside sauna.
Your trip will start with a transfer from Rovaniemi airport to your accommodation at Hotel Aurora in Luosto. You will have the chance to relax before starting the adventure the next day.
You will visit a Husky farm and learn all about the use of huskies in Finland. Not only will you be able to play with the adorable pups but you will then get the chance to go on a safari in a sledge pulled by huskies whilst learning about the area from a local musher.
You’ll then explore the area by getting a little further afield on snowmobiles, drinking in the incredible scenery that is so far removed from what we’re used to at home. Gliding through the impossibly still forest and the crisp, clear Lapland air is exhilarating, and you’ll come across some of the most beautiful natural landscapes anywhere in Finland.
You will also get the chance to see the breathtaking Northern Lights with a local guide who will take you to the best spot so see this natural phenomenon. To round it all off, relax in a lakeside sauna and jacuzzi whilst breathing in the fresh Lappish air.
Please note the daily itinerary here is an example – all the activities mentioned will be included in your stay, but the days and times may vary. You will receive your own detailed itinerary on arrival
*From price based on 2 people in a standard room with fireplace and sauna
There are three types of accommodation to choose from, a Glass roofed igloo for three, a superior room with private sauna which sleeps three, or a standard room which sleeps 4 and has its own fireplace and sauna ( please see the full descriptions on day 1 of the itinerary .)
Search for the Northern Lights
Enjoy a visit to a Husky farm and a sledge pulled safari
Explore the winter wonderland by snowmobile
Try a Finnish lakeside sauna
Our guided tours and activities take you to best places in Luosto and the Pyha - Luosto National Park. Our company is Family owned and we offer unique and exciting activities for the whole family. In winter the activities are all about snow! We have a husky farm where the puppies grow up and learn how to pull sleds - which is their favourite activity. Our friendly team is excited to welcome you to this beautiful area and to our unique, exciting memorable tours and activities, for the holiday of a lifetime!
Today, you will be visiting a husky farm where you will learn all about huskies and just how important they are to the Finnish people. You will start the day with breakfast again before being taken to the husky farm.
A local will guide you around the farm, where you will learn all about huskies and how to use them to pull a sledge as well as hearing some stories about the dogs. Following this, you will embark on a 10km husky ride where you can use the mushing skills you would have learnt to guide the dogs. These beautiful, energetic dogs will take you on a tour of the incredible landscape and you’ll get to spend time interacting with these affectionate animals.
You will then return to the hotel where you will have dinner and have some time to relax by the fire or maybe enjoy some well earned relaxation time in the sauna.
After a buffet breakfast at the hotel, you will embark on an exciting 2 Hour snowmobile ride around the snow covered forests of Luosto.
Your expert guide will help you get the hang of your snowmobile, then lead you on a stunning adventure around the part of the world that is one of Europe’s last remaining wild places.
After this, you will have definitely earned yourself some relaxation time. So you will head off to the lakeside spa where you will have the chance to sit back, relax and take in the stunning views. There is a sauna, jacuzzi and even an ice pool if you are brave enough!
Return and enjoy passing time at your leisure, drinking in your surroundings and enjoying great Finnish food.
Wake up on your penultimate morning in paradise to a buffet breakfast. You will have the opportunity to spend this day at your lesuire, exploring the village or going further afield on an organised or self-led activity.
After a relaxing day at the hotel, you will head off on your Northern Lights tour. The tour takes you in the beautiful snowy landscapes of wilderness, where there is no light pollution and a good possibility to see the Northern lights .
Before the tour we will plan our destinations carefully by checking local weather forecast, cloudiness and Northern Lights data. When we stop we will make a campfire and your guide will tell you interesting facts about Northern lights, Lappish nature and history. Your local guide will also give you information about how to photograph Northern lights and help you to take the best shots, for lasting memories.
Enjoy a fun filled adventure in Finland. Luosto is a small ski resort with a selection of shops, bars and restaurants within walking distance of the hotel, for you to go and try the local cuisine or just get a drink.
You will have the chance to explore the area in and around the hotel and experience the beauty of the Finnish landscape. With stunning views of the snow covered rolling hills, it is the perfect place to stay during your visit to Finland.