In the Wilderness with Huskies

Unforgettable Husky Adventure for five days! Come and join us for a once in a lifetime husky adventure!

5 nights

Vuokatti, Finland
Min. 2 persons – max. 10 persons
Possible travel dates are
Sun, Jan 24th – Fri, Jan 29th 2021
Sun, Feb 7th – Fri, Feb 12th 2021
Sun Mar 14th – Fri, Mar 19th 2021
Not suitable for disabled travel

 

Vuokatti Safaris invites you to join us for this unforgettable Husky Adventure! This tour offers more than just the excitement of sled dog driving. It is a discovery of Finland and its unique environment. Come and join us for a once in a lifetime husky adventure! During these three days you’ll get to see all of our friendly dogs and also get to know your personal dog team which will take you through beautiful winter forests. Day trips are 12 – 30 km. You don’t need to have earlier experience of dog sledding. We’ll give you driving and safety instructions and our professional guides will help and teach you new mushing skills along the way. Accommodation is in Vuokatti in either in a hotel room or holiday apartment by your wishes.

 

Itinerary

The order of activities can differ

 

Day 1

Flight from your airport via Helsinki to Kajaani, transfer to your accommodation. Check-in and time to explore the resort.

Day 2

Transfer to Vuokatti Safaris’ husky kennel which is located only 5 km from the heart of Vuokatti. We’ll go through the plan for the next couple of days and give you warm winter clothes. Come and join us to our beautiful route with a scenery of Vuokatti Hills. Travel across amazing landscapes with only the sound of your dog team breathing and their paws hitting the trail. This route runs on snow covered meadows, fields and forest. The trails is 12 km long which takes approx. 1 hour depending on weather. Before hitting the trail you will get driving instructions and winter wardrobe if needed. After an hour of husky sledding it is time to get to know our always friendly dogs better on a tour in our husky kennel. Plenty of time to take photos and pet the dogs! We’ll drive two persons per sled. Duration of excursion 3-4hrs with transfers.

Day 3

Morning at leisure. Embrace the romance and beauty of the Arctic night! 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 and delicious picnic dinner, then step outside for another spectacular view of the night sky. Driving distance is 20 km and driving time approx. 2 hours depending on weather. Come and enjoy this unique adventure – this peaceful relaxing tour will glisten in your memory for a long time to come. We drive 2 persons per sled. After excursion transfer back to your accommodation. Duration of excursion 4 hours with transfers.

Day 4

Transfer to the Husky kennel from your accommodation. Today you will have your own sled for the whole 30 km long trail which offers you a true sense of adventure as you enter areas less travelled. Be captivated by the scenic winter wonderland! Driving time is approx. 3 hours and everyone drives with their own sled. Did you know we have many huskies with whom we’ve won several Finnish Championships in dog sledding over the years? You will also have the opportunity to enjoy some delicious hot food and drink with your guide as you relax in our traditional Mongolian yurt by the warmth of the fire. This tour offers more than just the excitement of sled dog driving. It is a discovery of Finland and its unique environment. Come and join us for a once in a lifetime husky adventure! Duration of the excursion approximately 5hrs with transfers.

Day 5

This day is for options. Why not a snowmobile or a snowshoe safari? Or relaxing at Katinkulta Spa.

Day 6

Transfer to the airport and flight back home via Helsinki.

Break Sokos Hotel Vuokatti

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In the Wilderness with Huskies / Break Sokos Hotel Vuokatti, Standard room
Person
11.1 – 7.2.2021 1 222 €
8.2 – 31.3.2021 1 275 €
Prices include

accommodation in a standard room, airport transfers on daytime flights (Kajaani airport), buffet breakfast, free use of gym, free spa ticket for one day, 3 activities mentioned in the program (3 x huskies with snacks & dinner & lunch), transfers to the programs, full winter clothing. Prices are valid for minimum 2 adults.

Vuokatinhovi

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In the Wilderness with Huskies / Vuokatinhovi, 47sqm cottage
Person
11.1 – 7.2.2021 1 328 €
8.2 – 31.3.2021 1 382 €
Prices include

accommodation in a 2-4 persons holiday apartment, linen & towels, final cleaning, airport transfers on daytime flights (Kajaani airport), buffet breakfast, free use of gym, free spa ticket for one day, 3 activities mentioned in the program (3 x huskies with snacks & dinner & lunch), transfers to the programs, full winter clothing. Prices are valid for minimum 2 adults.

In the Wilderness with Huskies / Vuokatinhovi, 73sqm cottage
Person
11.1 – 7.2.2021 1 146 €
8.2 – 31.3.2021 1 174 €
Prices include

accommodation in a 4-6 persons holiday apartment, linen & towels, final cleaning, airport transfers on daytime flights (Kajaani airport), buffet breakfast, free use of gym, free spa ticket for one day, 3 activities mentioned in the program (3 x huskies with snacks & dinner & lunch), transfers to the programs, full winter clothing. Prices are valid for minimum 4 adults.

Vuokatinmaa Holiday Apartments

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In the Wilderness with Huskies / Vuokatinmaa Holiday Apts, Chalet 42sqm 2-4prs
Person
10. Jan – 13. Feb 2021 1 212 €
14. Feb – 8. Mar 2021 1 216 €
9. Mar – 27. Mar 2021 1 260 €
Prices include

accommodation in a 2-4 persons holiday apartment, linen & towels, final cleaning, airport transfers on daytime flights (Kajaani airport), 3 activities mentioned in the program (3 x huskies with snacks & dinner & lunch), transfers to the programs, full winter clothing. Prices are valid for minimum 2 adults.

Hotel Aateli

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In the Wilderness with Huskies / Hotel Aateli, Double room
Person
10.1 – 13.2.2021 1 215 €
14.2 – 26.3.2021 1 250 €
Prices include

accommodation in a double room, airport transfers on daytime flights (Kajaani airport), buffet breakfast, 3 activities mentioned in the program (3 x huskies with snacks & dinner & lunch), transfers to the programs, full winter clothing. Prices are valid for minimum 2 adults.

Hotel Vuokatti & Suites

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In the Wilderness with Huskies / Hotel Vuokatti & Suites, Doubleroom
Person
11. Jan – 26. Jan 2021 1 205 €
27. Jan – 31. Mar 2021 1 288 €
Prices include

accommodation in a double room, airport transfers on daytime flights (Kajaani airport), buffet breakfast, free use of gym & sauna, 3 activities mentioned in the program (3 x huskies with snacks & dinner & lunch), transfers to the programs, full winter clothing. Prices are valid for minimum 2 adults.

Holiday Club Katinkulta

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In the Wilderness with Huskies / Holiday Club Katinkulta, Doubleroom
Person
10. Jan – 14. Feb 2021 1 272 €
15. Feb – 11. Apr 2021 1 336 €
Prices include

accommodation in a double room, airport transfers on daytime flights (Kajaani airport), buffet breakfast, free use of spa, 3 activities mentioned in the program (3 x huskies with snacks & dinner & lunch), transfers to the programs, full winter clothing. Prices are valid for minimum 2 adults.