Activities and transportation

 

Exciting activities can be booked through us, also in summer

 

Visit to Tankavaara Gold Village

Tankavaara Gold Village was founded by the gold prospectors of Lapland in 1970 and continues to preserve and teach the culture of gold prospecting to visitors all around the world. You can keep all the gold and gemstones you find from the Gold Village panning area. Only a few visitors have left Tankavaara without a single gold nugget.

The tour includes:
• Transfer from the villa to Tankavaara and back
• All necessary panning equipment, rubber boots, a shovel and a gold pan
• Guided gold panning in the Gold Village
• Entrance to the gold museum
• 3-course meal.

All-day excursions starting 160€/person
Half-day excursions starting 85€/person

 

River cruise along Lemmenjoki river to Ravadas waterfalls

Visit the Paltto’s – a Sami family living traditional lifestyle. Enjoy the beauty of Lapish nature at Lemmenjoki National Park and hear reindeer herder’s stories about their way of life in the nature.

This tour lasts for about 4 hours and includes:
• Transfer from the villa and back (about 1,5 hours one way, not included into the length of the tour)
• Boat trip to Ravadas waterfalls along Lemmenjoki river
• Lunch by the fire (reindeer soup or salmon)
• Guided visit to the reindeer farm
• Visit to felt artist’s Art Studio Houpapirtti where you will be able to try felt technique and make a small item to take home.

Prices starting 120€/person

 

Horse-back riding in the fells

Calm Finn horse is easy to ride and previous experience is not necessary.
This tour includes:
• Short explanation about the horses and riding
• Insurance
• Horse-back riding
• Coffee or lunch
• Guided visit to the husky farm

Possible duration of the program: 2 or 4 hours, ask for an offer.

 

Kayaking daytrip to Lake Inari or smaller forest lakes

Enjoy the beauty of Lappish nature and pure lake water. Duration 6-7 hours (about 3 hours kayaking). Easy level, no previous experience needed.
This tour includes:
• Transportation from the villa and back
• Guidance in English
• Lunch by the open fire (soup or smoked salmon)
• All equipment

Price 120€/person, minimum 3 persons

 

Rafting on Ivalojoki river or on Juutua river

During this 10-hours activity you will travel about 45 km starting from the sami village Kuttura. Easy level, no previous experience needed.
This tour includes:
• Transportation from the villa and back
• Guidance in English
• Lunch by the open fire (soup or smoked salmon)
• All equipment

Price 120€/person, minimum 4 persons.

 

Hiking trip to the top of Kiilopää fell

The trip will take you to the top of Kilopää fell, a treeless mount on the west border of Urho Kekkonen National park. Once reached the top we get rewarded by a breathtaking view of the fells arround. During our break we’ll warm up with local hot berry juice and sweet pastry.

Distance 5 km, duration 2,5h
Price 70€/person, minimum 4 persons.

 

Private transportation

from Ivalo airport to the villas and back is available for extra fee

Please ask for a price offer!