An authentic reindeer farm located in Hossa reindeer breeding area, 100 km North from Suomussalmi Center, offers experiences among the domestic reindeer, poro, as Finns call them.
You can get acquainted with the reindeer at a close distance in the pen, try leading and feeding the reindeer and depending on the season, take a sleigh ride or visit an island with reindeer herding culture from Chukotka, Russia.
All year roundPlace:
2-3 hours, depending on the group sizePersons:
Introduction of the farm, reindeer sleigh ride (or in summer visit to Chukotka island) and a meal.
Reindeer rides are organized during winter and you can learn more about reindeer herding through materials, objects and pictures along with stories displayed in an exhibition in the farm. You can also watch a video (duration 10 min.) called “Lapin Poro” (Reindeer of Lapland). Reindeer products, hides and souveniers as well as meals at request are available in the restaurant with open campfire.
Winter visit to Reindeer Park incl.
Reindeer sleigh ride (400 m), feeding and petting the reindeers, three course meal and a video show. 45 Euros / person
Summer visit to Reindeer Park incl.
A ferry tour to “Chukotka Island”, feeding and petting the reindeers, three course meal and a video show. 45 Euros / person
Visit to Reindeer Park
Introduction of the park incl. coffee and bun. 10 Euros / person
Good to know
Outdoor clothing needed.