Unforgettable experiences

Our traditional Lappish activities Rovaniemi are family-friendly. Our riverside sauna and hot tub can be reserved for private use.

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Our winter activities 2022-2023

 

Bookings via info@metsahirvas.fi or by phone +358400315099

Pure amazing mushing husky experience, 10km

Small group

For hundreds of years dog sleds have moved people around in the Arctic. Hunters, seal hunters, fishermen and later also the post office, police and border guards used this means of transportation,since it was reliable also in difficult circumstances.


At this joyful escapade you get to drive your own husky sled in the pristine forests. By the open fire, finnish treats and stories about the charming huskies fill your day with laughter and joy.
I bet that after you have met our huskies you will not be surprised why they are one of the most loved animals of the north!

 

Before teh departure, our guide will give you instructions on how to control the sled. Are you ready the adventure? 

 

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Available:

Daily at 9.30-12.00 and 13.00-15.30

(1.12.2022-31.3.2023 depending on the snow situation.)

Program duration: 2,5h

Included:

Thermal clothing (overalls, shoes, gloves, hat and woolen socks), guidance in  English/Finnish and self-driven husky safari ( about 7-10km, depending on the weather.

Price:

179€/adult and 139€/ child (4-12 years).

Solo driver 70€ extra/adult. 

Asking for Ahti´s treats

Ice fishing with a guide

In prehistoric Finland, fishing was the main livelihood. Now you can experience how good of a fisherperson you are!


The activity starts with putting on snowshoes, heading to the frozen river and drilling a hole in the ice.  While waiting for the fish to bite you will hear how the locals live here and what fishing really means for Finnish people. You will also learn about Ahti, the god or possessor of water in Finnish folklore and ancient religion.

 

While warming up by an open fire, you get to enjoy hot juice and treats!

 

 

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Available:

Monday and Thursday at 9.30-12.00 ( 1.12.2022-30.4.2023 depending on the ice situation).

Program duration: 2,5h

Included:

Thermal clothing (overalls, shoes, gloves, hat and 

woolen socks), guidance in English/Finnish, eguipment for the fishing, snowshoeing and treats.

Price:

94€/ adult and 58€/ child (4-12 years)

White dream adventure

snowshoe trip

Snowshoeing has moved humans for thousands of years. It enables humans to get to places one otherwise couldn’t reach in winter.


Imagine a wintery forest scenery, where snow has taken over the vegetation, and trees sparkle from the frost. Can you recognize the animals by the footprints on the untouched snow? By snowshoes you get to have a breath of fresh air without disturbing wildlife.

 

 

Take shelter at “laavu” where the guide makes a fire and have a mug of warm berry juice.

 

 

 

 

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Available:

Tuesday and Friday 9.30-12.00

(1.12.2022-30.4.2023 depending on the snow situation.)

Program duration: 2,5h

Included:

Thermal clothing (overalls, shoes, gloves, hat and woolen socks), guidance in English/Finnish, snowshoes and campfire treats.

Price:

94€/adult and 58€/ child (4-12 years).

 

The magnificent mystery

 

The emergence of Northern Lights has long been a great mystery to mankind, but thanks to advancement in science, we now have a comprehensive understanding of the origin of the Northern Lights.

 

We will drive to a viewpoint, where there is a good chance to see the Northern Lights and try snowshoeing on a frozen lake to get as far away from light pollution as possible. This rises the possibilities of detecting the Northern lights. 

 

We are also stopping by at a suspension bridge, which goes above a rushing river that stays in motion despite the -30 ´C degree weather and snow. If Lapland´s magic is on our side, we may admire the fascinating Northern Lights beside the ever flowing river, while enjoying sausages and warm berry juice by an open fire. What a perfect way to end the day! 

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Picture: Michael Mead

Available:

Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at 20.00-00.00 15.11.2022-16.4.2023

Program duration: 3-4hours.

Included:

Thermal clothing (overalls, shoes, gloves, hat and woolen socks), guidance English/Finnish, snowshoes and campfire treats.

Price:

139€/adult and 79€/ child (4-12 years).

 

Thrilling snowmobile safari

This safari takes you for an intimate, action-packed adventure with snowmobiles through the Lapland´s beautiful pristine forests and frozen river, 30km away from the city and other tour groups. Feel the fresh air in the snowy, untouched nature with a view far to the horizon, During the safari, you get to make stops in the snowy surroundings and take pictures on your device to save the memories forever!

 

Before the departure, our guide gives you guidance on driving the snowmobile is easy to learn but requires a valid driving license from everyone hopping to the driver´s seat. Please take your license( or a picture of your license) with you to the safari

 

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Available:

Daily at 9.30-12.00 and 13.00-15.30

(1.12.2022-31.3.2023 depending on the snow situation.)

Program duration: 2,5h

Included:

Thermal clothing (overalls, shoes, gloves, woolen socks, balaclava), guidance in English/Finnish, snowmobiles, helmets and insurances.

Price:

139€/adult and 79€/ child (4-12 years).

Solo driver +50€ extra/adult. Not recommended for children under 4-years-old. 

 

Amazing Northern lights with snowmobiles 

Join us for a magical Aurora hunt with snowmobiles! This adventure goes through the Lapland´s beautiful pristine forests and to on top of a fell, 30 km away from the city and other tour groups. The dark forest is full of magic, with the light of the snowmobiles shining on the snow.  On the way we make stops to see if we could catch the Northern Lights and you can take pictures on your device to save the memories forever! We will also enjoy the crackling sound of camp fire in the dark woods with a mug of hot juice. During the adventure, you can also try out snowshoeing in the untouched, snowy nature. 

 

 

Before the departure, our guide gives you guidance on driving the snowmobile, so no previous experience needed. Driving a snowmobile is easy to learn but reguires a valid driving license from everyone hopping to the driver´s seat. Please take your license or a picture of your license with you to the safari. 

Available:

Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday                      at 20.00-00.00

(1.12.2022-31.3.2023 depending on the snow situation.)

Program duration: 4h

Included:

Thermal clothing (overalls, shoes, gloves,   balaclava), guidance in English/Finnish, snowshoes and campfire treats.

Price:

179€/adult and 135€/ child (4-12 years).

Solo driver +50€ extra/adult. Not recommended for children under 4-years-old. 

 

Thrilling day with Siberian Huskies and snowmobiles

Through the history to this day, mushing is a way of life for some people. It´s not too hard, and after quick instructions from our guide, you will soon find yourself whizzing through the snowy forests with a crisp wind biting into your cheeks!

 

After the wonderful morning adventure with Siberian huskies, you get to warm up in a local restaurant enjoying a delicious Laplandic lunch.

 

In the afternoon, we put on our helmets and hop on to the snowmobiles. The snowmobile safari takes us back to the forests and up to a fell, where you get to enjoy an amazing view far to the horizon. 

 

Before the departure, our guide gives you guidance on driving, so no previous experience needed. Driving a snowmobile is easy to learn, however, it  reguires a valid driving license from everyone hopping to the driver´s seat. Please take your license (or a picture of your license) with you to the safari. 

Book now

Available:

Daily at 9.30-15.30                 

(1.12.2022-31.3.2023 depending on the snow situation.)

Program duration: 6h

Included:

Thermal clothing (overalls, shoes, gloves, hat), guidance in English/Finnish, self-driven husky safari (about 7-10km, depending on the weather), snowmobile safari  (about 1,5-2h) snowmobile eguipment, insurances and lunch in hotel restaurant.

   Price:

   298€/adult and 198€/ child (4-12 years).

   Solo driver +50€ extra/adult. Not recommended          for  children under 4-years-old. 

 

Traditional Lappish Evening

Sauna and ice swimming

A must do on your trip to Finland! Let the
warmth of our traditional sauna melt away all
aches and cold in your body after the long day
outside. A hole in the ice with wooden ladders
waits for the brave to plunge in. It is believed
that a dip in the icy water has many health
benefits.


Only thing we can guarantee is the euphoric
feeling afterwards!

 

Riverside sauna

A large sauna with terrace is located by the river. A private beach and a large shoreline are located right next to the sauna and are freely available for use by sauna renters. You can bring your own drinks and dishes to the sauna if you wish.

The sauna and its lounges can comfortably accommodate up to 15 people.

380€/2h
Additional hour 50€

Price include preheating the sauna and outdoors hot tub. Also final cleaning of the premises and spring water for drink.Outdoors hot tub maintenance heating is provided by the customers themselves, hotel will provide the firewood for the heating.
You can bring your own towel to the sauna or rent it from the hotel for 5 € per towel, which includes the towel delivery to the sauna..