Our area belong to “Taiga forest”. This area is one of most snowy areas in Scandinavia. Our trails for the huskies are in the middle of the authentic beautiful forests. Trails crosses frozen lakes, rivers and big open swamps. In our area the population is about 1.5 person per square kilometer. It is about same amount of people than we have reindeers here. Possible to see northern lights are also good here.
On our tours we serve meals made from local reindeer or moose and salmon or trout fish. For vegetarians and also for client who need special diet we have also nice choices.
Each participant has their own team of huskies and we drive about 35-50 km per day. Both days we will stop to have lunch by open fire. The first evening will be spent in a cozy wilderness cabin without any electricity.
The customers may participate in caring the dogs and other chores like warming up the sauna and making the ice hole for ice swimming if they wish. In the evening, we will bathe in the sauna and have a nice traditional dinner of either reindeer or salmon cooked the local way. The night will be spent at the cabin in regular beds, there are no separate rooms. Day 2: a regular safari day after breakfast. We arrive at the farm in the afternoon, release the dogs and enjoy coffee with the guides. Maximum number of participants for this expedition is 8 ppl.
The price for this adventure is 850 € / person, children aged 6-12 years 425 €.
As above but with one drive day more and overnight stay at another wilderness cabin, too. The expedition costs 925 €, children aged 6-12 years 520 €.
5-days husky expedition
Enjoy 3 days with huskies in Northern Finland. Program includes 3 husky days and many other arctic experiences. 3 whole days driving with well trained and high quality dog team!
Accommodation in wilderness cabins and in Hotel Herkko in double rooms or on request in block cabins around hotel. Hotel Herkko is small and peaceful hotel approx. 15 min drive from our huskyfarm.
You will get warm clothes and shoes for the duration of your stay. We can also arrange extra days with another activities like snowmobile safari, reindeer farm visit, icefishing. snowshoeing etc.
Available: Weekly (from Wednesday to Sunday) 05.01- 17.04 2022. Minimum number of participants for this adventure is 2 ppl.
The expedition costs 1250.00 € /person. Children 6-12 year for this program -30 %
Single room on hotel +60€.
Price incl. transfers from to Kuusamo airport. Transfers from Oulu airport +100€/person.
Transfer from Kuusamo airport to hotel . Introduction of farm and program.
Dinner and overnight in hotel
Breakfast. Getting warm clothing for coming experiences. Introduction of huskies and safety and driving lesson.
Packing and start to husky tour. During day lunch around open fire. Afternoon we arrive to our Jänisvaara wilderness cabin.
At the destination we take care of the dogs, heat the wilderness cabin, prepare sauna for relaxing, transport water from hole in the ice to the sauna and do other small chores together. Happy hour in cabin with coffee and tea.
Dinner and overnight in wilderness cabin.
Second safari day. After breakfast we will start whole day safari. In afternoon we will arrive to Kylkeinen wilderness cabin.
Here we also take care of the dogs, heat the wilderness cabin, prepare sauna and transport water from hole in the ice to the sauna and do other small chores together. In Kylkeinen we have possibility for ice swimming for complete sauna experience.
Dinner and overnight in wilderness cabin.
Last safari day and we will make whole day tour back to huskyfarm. During the day lunch around campfire. After tour we have farewell coffee in farm with guides.
Goodbye to dogs and transfer to Hotel Herkko.
Transfer to airport.
Program includes Full board, accommodation in hotel in double rooms and on tour in wilderness cabin. All needed equipment, English/German speaking guide services. Transfers from and to airport Kuusamo. Program as mentioned above. In farm normal drinks all time available free. Alcohol drinks are not included
Tour is suitable for children over 6 years together with own parents. Children up to 10 years travel on parents sledges, over 10 year old get own small team to drive if they wish.
Cabins are wood heated and there is no electricity. No showers but traditional saunas for ablution. Toilets are outside. Cabins have normal beds with sleepingbags and also linen and towels are included. During this tour soft drinks are available always and free.
For first and last day accommodation we have also some rooms in huskyfarm and also some luxury cottages in walking distance from farm for people who don’t like to stay in our small hotel .
If needed we will provide vegetarian / other special diet meals on all our safaris when announced beforehand. We have a variety of routes, and the guides base their choices on weather conditions but also the abilities of the customers. Towards the end of the season it is possible to add ice-fishing and other activities to the expeditions.