Snowshoeing and Reindeer
Today you will enjoy a hike through the beautiful Lappish wilderness. You will be able to see some stunning views of the rolling hills and the. You will definitely want to bring a camera for this one!
Get ready for a relaxing walk into the wilderness! You will join a small group and head deep into the Arctic nature with your guide, to discover more of the secrets of Lapland, at the beginning of autumn, the forest is showing its beautiful “ruska” colours. Copper, gold, auburn, and ocher adorn the leaves of the birches like a last goodbye to summer. Autumn is also a great time to find and learn about the local shrubs and mushrooms that grow here.
You will stop for refreshments and a typical Finnish barbecue snack will be provided halfway, as your guide will light a fire to keep you warm. This is a great opportunity for your guide to show you how we use a flint and birch bark to light the fire in the traditional way.
You will be in a small group – maximum 8 people, and your guide will adapt the route to ensure it is suitable for everyone, from the very beginners to the good hikers. As you will explore the white scenery and feel the peaceful harmony of Lapland your guide will keep an eye on wildlife and flora, and will teach you more about nature and your surroundings.
Following this, you will get the chance to visit the most famous Lappish animal during the reindeer farm visit. Your guide will drive you in a very small group to one of the most traditional reindeer farms in Lapland based just outside of Rovaniemi on the lovely shores of a peaceful lake. You will meet the reindeer and spend some time on the farm learning about how reindeer are reared and looked after.