Activities

Safaries, excursions and daily activities

Activites in Inari-Saariselkä area

This page introduces daily activities, safaries, excursions and other programs around the year. Including huskies, reindeer, snowmobiles, northern lights, mountain bikes, gold digging and everything else.

Please notice! Reservations and payment no later than 4 pm the day before the activity.

Saariselän Keskusvaraamo sell activities produced by other companies.

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Season
  • Summer
  • Winter
  • Year around
Type of activity
  • Horses
  • Skiing, downhill skiing, snowshoeing
  • Huskies
  • Fishing
  • Gold panning
  • Snowmobiling
  • Other activities
  • Reindeer
  • Bicycling, hiking, running
  • Northern Lights
  • Water activities

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Breakfast nr 1. - delivered to the cabin

Breakfast supplement can be delivered to the fridge of your cabin - easy!

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Breakfast nr 2. - delivered to the cabin

Breakfast supplement can be delivered to the fridge of your cabin - easy!

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Riding trip

Horseback riding excursion in a forest - level according to experience.

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Fishing and boating on lake Inari

This boating trip takes you to lake Inarijärvi, which is the third largest lake in Finland and the largest lake in Sápmi area.

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Midnight sun cruise, Inari

Have a nightless night on the Lake Inarijärvi!

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Husky farm visit

Get to know the musher lifestyle and meet the amazing sled dogs!

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Visit in a huskyfarm

On huskykennel you can meet also finish goats and cats who hang free around the kennelarea and come to say hello to you.

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Husky hike

This activity is for those who want to explore the magical land of goblins, trolls and giants, guided with huskies and a professional guide.

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Husky farm visit, Inari

Come and see Siberian and Alaskan huskies in guided kennel tour in Inari!

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Visit at a husky farm

Visiting a husky farm is a nice activity for the whole family!

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Lake Inarijärvi cruise

The cruise of the Lake Inarijärvi starts from the harbour next to Siida in Inari.

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River rafting in Inari

Rubber boat rafting on white water on the river Juutua in Inari.

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Eräretki Taimenjärvelle

Let's have a quality family time in the forest! Duration 3 hours. Transfer from Saariselkä included.

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Try your luck at fishing

Try your fishing luck in the middle of wilderness at the shore of the privately owned lake Taimenjärvi. Surrouneded by nordic forest you can enjoy the silence and during the break have a cup of coffee and a snack coocked on open fire.

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Golddigging excursion to Laanioja - 3,5 hours

Laanioja is located next to Saariselkä holiday resort. At the beginning of the 20th century, several gold prospecting companies were established around that area.

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Golddigging excursion to Laanioja 4-7 h

Laanioja is located next to Saariselkä holiday resort. At the beginning of the 20th century, several gold prospecting companies were established around that area.

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Golden glitter of Lemmenjoki

Come to Lemmenjoki and spend a day as a guest of the Paltto sámi family. Take yourself to prospect gold in the legendary Lemmenjoki goldfields and get to know sámi culture.

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Canoeing to the river Luttojoki

Suitable canoeing trip for beginners.

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Canoeing to the river Tankajoki

Suitable canoeing trip for beginners. Canoe rent for 2 adults (+1-2 children) for 4 hours. Price includes transfers to starting point and back to Saariselkä after the trip.

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River boat trip to Ravadas falls

Come to Lemmenjoki and spend a day as a guest of the Paltto sámi family. During the day you will experience the chant of wilderness, hear traditional sámi yoik, stories about reindeer herding, sámi culture and get to know the mysteries of feltmaking.

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Vuohivaellus 2 h

Come for hike with our adorable and funny goats who will carry our snack bags...or not.

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Taste of troll fishing

Fishing trip starts in Inari sami village, next to the Sami Museum Siida. We will stop in a beautiful island for a lunch break. The duration approx. 4 hours.

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Saariselkä Bowling

Enjoy Bowling in Saariselkä! Bowling is excellent fun whether you’re a family or a group of friends looking for a fun night out.

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Aurora Hunt by open fire

Aurora hunting warmly by open fire - we will travel comfortably by minibus!

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Aurora ice fishing 3 h

Try your luck in ice fishing under the Northern Lights!

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Eisstock

Come on and try this fun alp-curling after ski team play on ice!

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Cross-country skiing school 1,5 h

At cross-country skiing school we learn the basics of classic skiing. After the lesson, we can continue training individually.

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Husky morning safari 2-3 hours

A husky-drawn sled ride is an unrivalled adventure! You get an opportunity to try driving a husky sled in the true Klondike spirit.

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Husky afternoon safari 2-3 h

A husky-drawn sled ride is an unrivalled adventure! You get an opportunity to try driving a husky sled in the true Klondike spirit.

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Coffee safari with huskies, 2h

Forget the mass tourism and try husky safari in small group and enjoy the service of experienced husky guides!

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Lunch safari with huskies, 4h

Forget the mass tourism and try husky safari in small group and enjoy the service of experienced husky guides! Lunch will be served by open fire.

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Husky wagon ride

Feel the excitement of sled dogs also from spring to autumn, when there is no snow yet!

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Husky safari 1 h

Come to explore the magical winter wonder land on a husky sled.

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Husky safari 2 h

Come to explore the magical winter wonder land on a husky sled.

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Husky safari including lunch

This huskysafari includes lunch at a hut. A couple of breaks give you an opportunity to change shifts of driving a dog sleigh. In the end of safari you can meet husky puppies.

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Snowmobile safari, Inari 2 h

Snowmobile safari´s price includes pick-up from hotels in Inari village. The distance from Saariselkä to Inari is 70 km.

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Winter fishing trip, Inari

This safari will show you the secrets of ice-fishing. The distance from Saariselkä to Inari is 70 km.

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Explore reindeer (and sami handicrafts), Inari

Come and be a guest in the home of an Inari local. Get a real sense of living in the far north. The distance from Saariselkä to Inari´s Muddusjärvi is approx. 80 km.

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Icefishing safari by minibus 2,5 h

We drive by minibus to a wilderness lake. On the ice we spend couple of hours ice-fishing. We'll enjoy hot juice during the activity.

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Icekarting

Vallitsevan korona tilanteen vuoksi jääkarting rata on suljettu koko loppukevääksi 2021. Rata aukeaa marraskuussa 2021.

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Snowmobile safari 2 h

Snowmobile safari to the snowy forests and fells of Saariselkä.

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Snowmobile safari 7-8 h

The whole day snowmobile safari takes us over the fells towards the north.

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Snowmobile safari to hideaway cottage 3 h

Snowmobile safari in Saariselkä fells. The price includes transfer from accommodation and back. Duration 3 hours.

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Snowmobile safari to the fells

At this trip we conquer the highest fell tops of Saariselkä: Kaunispää, Palopää ja Urupää.

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King crab safari in Kirkenes

Have an unforgottable day and take a kingcrab safari to Kirkenes in Norway!

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Snowshoe excursion 1,5 h

On the snowshoe excursion with some good luck we might bump into some wildlife.

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Snowshoe excursion 1,5 - 2 h

On the snowshoe excursion we head to the snowy woods. With some good luck we might bump into some wildlife.

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Snowshoe excursion 2,5 h

On the snowshoe excursion we head to the Urho Kekkonen National Park. With some good luck we might bump into some wildlife.

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Snowmobiling to reindeer farm

Snowmobiling and international reindeer driving license now within one safari!

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Aurora trip by car incl. 3-course dinner

Northern Light Tour takes you far away from the lights in the village by car.

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Snowmobile wilderness safari 4 h

Snowmobile wilderness safari is driven the environmentally friendly 4 stroke snowmobiles. Come and enjoy the latest technology and what's best: no smell and no loud engines.

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Snowmobile safari 1 h

You have an opportunity to see Saariselkä fells in an hour!

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Cross-country ski school traditional style, advanced

Would you like to improve your classical style cross-country skiing skills? During the advanced classical skiing school you will learn new skills which make skiing even more enjoyable.

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Lake Inari Ice fishing Safari

Ride a snowmobile-pulled sleigh to a frozen lake and enjoy an ice-fishing session by dangling a line through a hole in the ice.

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Icefishing safari - 4 hours

We drive by snowmobile to a wilderness lake. On the ice we spend couple of hours ice-fishing. We'll enjoy coffee or tea in a hut by open fire. Duration 4 hours.

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Ice fishing safari to Taimenjärvi

Snowmobile safari to the wilderness lake and ice fishing. The total driving distance approx. 20 km.

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Reindeer safari in the evening 2 h

Jump in to a reindeer sleigh to experience the authentic and tranquil nature. The silence is only broken by the snap of the reindeer hooves and the sound of the sleigh being pulled over the snow.

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Snowmobile safari to the reindeer yard

This snowmobile safari ensures to get meet with reindeer!

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Reindeer safari at noon 2 h

Reindeer safari at Riekkovaara reindeer farm. The safari includes transfers, guidance, reindeer ride, coffee, reindeer driving license and chatting about reindeer. Duration 2 hours.

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Aurora Hunting, minibus tour 2 h

Guided tour by minibus will take 2 hours.

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Northern Light safari by snowmobile 2,5 h

Would you like to experience the exotic light show on the sky, Aurora Borealis? Our Northern Light Tour takes you far away from the lights in the village on a sleigh ride to the fells.

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Searching for Santa

Searching for Santa is a set of playful, unforgettable Christmas experiences for the young and the young at heart.

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Exclusive photography tour

This Aurora tour offers you personal service and exclusive guided experience.

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Aurora Hunting, minibus tour 3 h

Guided tour by minibus will take 3 hours.

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Saariselkä Sightseeing with local guide

Guided walking tour around Saariselkä village.

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Cross-country ski school free style, advanced

Would you like to improve your freestyle cross-country skiing skills? During the advanced freestyle skiing school you will learn new skills which make skiing even more enjoyable.

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Visiting a local reindeer farm

In winter at Riekkovaara reindeer farm you can drive a short round with the reindeer sleigh and get a reindeer driving license as a souvenir. You can also feed the reindeer and throw a lasso.

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Visit to Santa´s secret cabin

Come to meet Santa into his secret hideaway cottage.

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