Riisitunturi Aurora Borealis
Riisitunturi Aurora Borealis

1 day

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375€ Adult
190€ Child (4-12 years)
Participants: 2-8


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When the short northern day turns dark, we harness the dogs and begin our 20-kilometer journey in the magical wilderness of the Riisitunturi fjell. We will ascend on top of the Jaksamojärvi lake, far away from the light pollution to the best viewing spot there is. The views are breathtaking.

The ride ends at the wilderness lake cabin just next to the National Park, where you’ll be greeted with a campfire dinner and a delicious dessert, together with a warm sauna and sweet dreams inside sleeping bags. If the northern lights turned out to be shy that evening, you will have the whole night to observe sky. The cabin area is completely free of light pollution, so you will have a great chance of spotting the aurora borealis!

The guide will leave you in peace for the night. Breakfast will be delivered to the cabin to be enjoyed at the guests’ own pace. You will be picked up at an agreed time, latest at noon, to get back to civilization.

Includes
  • 20-kilometer dog sled ride to the Riisitunturi national park
  • One night in a peaceful cabin by the Kovajärvi lake
  • Campfire dinner with dessert
  • Opportunity to use the sauna
  • Breakfast items delivered to the cabin
  • Tour in the dogs’ home
Good to Know

Bring with you warm clothes and winter shoes. If needed, you will get warm clothing from us. You won’t be needing your own camping equipment, only your own personal necessities. Two persons will share one sled – one riding and one relaxing. Instructions for riding the sled will be given before taking off. There are no running water at the cabin but we have use solar power for recharging phones and lights. The cabin is preheated, and instructions will be given for the stove.


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