Northern lights hunters long weekend, 4 nights

Vuokatti Safaris

Vuokatti is full of activities and entertainment for anyone. We can guarantee unforgettable nature experiences in pure Finnish nature!

Northern lights hunters long weekend, 4 nights

When the the nature is covered by the dusk the magical Northern Lights will appear on the sky. This long weekend is the perfect way to explore winter landscape authentically and with a bit of luck you will see the amazing show of Aurora borealis.

Programme information

Season:
1.12-10.4
Place:
Vuokatti
Duration:
4 nights
Persons:
2-30 persons
Price:
from 477,-/adult, 293,-/child (2-12yrs)
Price includes:
accommodation, airport transfers (Kajaani airport), 3 activities mentioned in the program (1xhuskies 4h, 1xsnowmobile 2h, 1xsnowshoe 2,5h), transfers to the programs, full winter clothing (overalls, shoes, gloves and beanie).
Single use:
Single room +198,-/4 nights.
Extras:
Halfboard from 120,-/adult/4 nights, 80,-/child 2-12yrs/4nights

Detailed program

ITINERARY
Day 1
Flight from your airport via Helsinki to Kajaani, transfer to your accommodation. Check-in and time to explore the resort.
Day 2
Today your experience in Finnish wilderness really starts. The first evening you will be hunting the Northern lights with huskies. You will embrace the romance and beauty of the Finnish winter wonderland as you set of at night by dog sled. Powerful headlights cut through the darkness of the enchanted winter forest. As the forest gives way to the open frozen lake, on a clear night the heavens open up before your eyes hopefully offering up the spectacular scenery of the northern lights. Relax by the warmth of the fire in our traditional Mongolian Yurt as your guide serves up a traditional “musher’s burger”, then step outside for another spectacular view of the night sky. Come and enjoy this unique adventure being driven by your personal guide as you are wrapped in the warmth of reindeer hides, or join in the driving, either way this peaceful relaxing tour will glisten in your memory for a long time to come.
Day 3
This is the day for everyone who loves speed. Welcome to enjoy the wild nature and beautiful wintery scenery of Vuokatti on snowmobiles. Our professional guide gives instructions for driving and information about snowmobiles before we start as the driving. Driving a snowmobile on a dusk is exciting even if you have some experience with snowmobile. And with a bit of luck we will admire natures’ fantastic natural show of Aurora borealis. We drive this safari with brand new 2016 Touring model snowmobiles – due to new technology it’s safer and more environmentally friendly as it produces lower emissions. On our way back we’ll stop for a break and enjoy hot drinks & snacks.
Day 4
You can sleep in a bit as this is the day to hunt Northern lights with snowshoes. This showshoe adventure is the perfect way to explore winter landscape authentically and with a bit of luck you might see the amazing show of Aurora borealis. This trip starts from Safari Center where from you’ll head up to the Vuokatti hills enjoying amazing snowy forest and peaceful nature. From the top of the hill view is amazing with all the lights shining from the village. After the walk you’ll enjoy some hot drinks and snacks by open fire while listening to guides stories of the nature.
Day 5
Transfer to the airport and flight back home.


ACCOMMODATION
Vuokatinmaa Holiday Apartments
Self catering spacious holiday apartments. Always included – ice swimming, use of kicksleds, sledding hill and sleds, campfire place with firewood etc. The Vuokatinmaa holiday apartments by Lake Nuas were built keeping the holiday-makers’ pleasurable stay in mind. All holiday apartments have saunas, showers, fireplaces, drying cupboards, flat screen TV sets, CD players, telephones and wireless internet access. Also, all the holiday apartments have a complete, practical kitchen with dinner sets and appliances.
In a chalet for 4 persons price from 477€/adult/4 nights, 293€/child 2-12 yrs/4 nights
Prices incl. accommodation in a chalet for 4 people, airport transfers (Kajaani airport), linen&towels, final cleaning, 3 activities mentioned in the program (1xhuskies, 1xsnowmobile, 1xsnowshoe), transfers to the programs, full winter clothing (overalls, shoes, gloves and beanie). Self catering with shopping assistance. Halfboard (breakfast+dinner) 140€/adult/4 nights, 100€/child 2-12yrs)/4 nights.

Hotel Vuokatti & Suites
Small and Idyllic Hotel Vuokatti is located by Lake Nuas in Vuokatti. Hotel Vuokatti offers a peaceful, high-quality, and pleasant environment for spending your holidays. This boutique hotel has only 18 rooms and guarantees high-standard holiday for the whole family. The hotel facilities include a free car parking space, free Gym for exercise, car heating posts, quiet reading corner, wireless Internet access, spacious saunas, a café and à la carte restaurant, which afford magnificent views of the lake.
Price from 523€/adult/4 nights and 339€/child 2-12 yrs/4 nights
Prices incl. accommodation, airport transfers (Kajaani airport), breakfast buffet, free use of gym and sauna, 3 activities mentioned in the program (1xhuskies, 1xsnowmobile, 1xsnowshoe), transfers to the programs, full winter clothing (overalls, shoes, gloves and beanie). Halfboard (dinner) 120€/adult/4 nights, 80€/child 2-12yrs)/4 nights. Single room +198€/4 nights.

Vuokatti Safaris
Suvikkaantie 1, FI-88610 Vuokatti, +358 (0)40 9115 323, info@vuokattisafaris.com, www.vuokattisafaris.com
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