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Snowmobile Challenge

Hop a snowmobile and enjoy the speed and the arctic wilderness of North Finland! During the week you will explore the diverse natural surroundings of Saija Lodge on day trips, stay over a night in a wilderness cabin and have lunch at a camp fire.

Programme information

Season:

18.1. - 28.3.2020

Place:

Saija Lodge, Saijantie 8, FIN-93400 Taivalkoski

Duration:

7 nights

Persons:

min. 2 persons

Price:

from 2195 €/person

Price includes:

collective transfer from/to Kuusamo/Oulu (*spesific flights); 6 nights in Saija's apartment with own sauna, 1 overnight in a wilderness cabin; full board during the whole week; in the program mentioned guided tours; experienced English speaking guide; one person per snowmobile; 1 afternoon smoke sauna; 1 Northern Lights evening; winter boots, overall, hat, balaclava and gloves; needed special equipment; insurance (own risk €800 per accident)

Price / person
starting from

2195 €

Season

Winter

Programme description

YOU WILL HAVE
* 4 days snowmobile
* own snowmobile
* small groups
* 1 night in a wilderness cabin

 

WEEK PROGRAM:

Day of arrival (Saturday)
After transfer from the airport to Saija and check in to your room, Saija’s famous Finnish homemade food is being served for you.

Introduction day
Today you receive information about the coming week, we provide you with safari clothes and we show you around the lodge.

Introduction ride (ca. 30 km)
After the breakfast you are provided with a helmet and the guide introduces you to the techniques of snowmobile driving. Then you can enjoy the speed in the beautiful nature.

Overnight tour (80-120 km per day)
Today you go on a 2-day safari, which takes you through the beautiful winter landscape. You stay overnight in a cosy wilderness cabin. We will enjoy the dinner together in the evening. The breakfast and the dinner are served in the hut and the lunch at a camp fire in the wilderness.

Day tour (90-120 km)
On the today’s day trip of about 90-120 km you can again enjoy the speed of your snowmobile. The lunch will be served at a camp fire.

Rest of the week
You have the possibility to join a guided excursion or explore the nature on your own.

Day of departure (Saturday)
Transfer back to the airport after the breakfast.

Detailed programme

Season & Prices pro Person:

2019-20:
18.01. – 28.3.2020   € 2195

(Addition for single room € 335)

Prices and programs are subjects to change.

Good to know

*Collective transfers will be organized for the spesific flights:
– Arrivals on Saturdays in Kuusamo and in Oulu, please ask for the flight schedule
– Departures on Saturdays from Oulu and from Kuusamo, please ask for the flight schedule

If you are arriving/leaving with another flight, please ask for a private transfer.

Optional/to buy from the spot
– extra husky safari from € 172 p.p.
– extra snowmobile safari from € 140 p.p.
– use of snowshoes/skies from € 16 p.p./day
– use of fatbike € 20 p.p./day

(For guaranteed departure on optional activities, in advanced bookings recommended)

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Saija Lodge

Snowmobile Challenge

Price / person starting from

2195 €

Season

Winter

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