Husky Safari
Short Break

Overview

The soft pounding of paws, steady breathing of the dogs and the sound on the wind softly passing you are the only sounds to be heard on the Husky Safari Short Break. Travel through ancient Arctic forests on the doorstep of the Pallas-Ylläs National Park and spend the nights in wilderness cabins without electricity or running water. Once you are introduced to your team of dogs it is up to you to take care of them but in return they will take you places most will never see, wild places unreachable by cars and unspoilt by the modern world. This break is not for the faint of heart.

The adventure begins on the second day when, after meeting your team of dogs you head into the wilderness. The route takes you through forests, over frozen lakes and swamps and along rivers – quintessential Finnish and Lappish nature. Each night is spent in a different wilderness hut which always has a sauna and an outdoor Arctic toilet. All participants share in the carrying of supplies and the preparation of meals as well as sharing sleeping areas. On the sixth day you return to Harriniva and have a day free to try some of the other standout activities Lapland has to offer.

Extras for Day 7

You may wish to book an extra activity for day 7. Not all activities are available every day so we recommend checking in advance.

  • cross-country skiing
  • snowshoe walking
  • Arctic Spa visit
  • reindeer safari
  • Northern Lights safari
  • Ice-fishing

Availability of optionals is subject to weather conditions. All activities might not be available on the day. Activities can be booked once in Lapland.

Flights
  • This itinerary does not include flights
  • We recommend booking flights with Finnair or British Airways
  • Example flight times between UK and Lapland:
    Departure Date:
    depart London Heathrow 1020 arrive Helsinki 1515
    depart Helsinki  arrive Kittilä 1915
    Return Date:
    depart Kittilä 1215 / arrive Helsinki 1400
    depart Helsinki 1600 / arrive London Heathrow 1700

Departures & Prices

December 2017 - April 2018
Season Nights Adult
Low Season:
3rd – 23rd December 2017 &
18th March – 21st April 2018
7  £1591
High Season:
24th December 2017 – 17th March 2018
7 £1790
  • arrivals on Saturday or Sunday
  • participants must be over the age of 18
  • group size between 4-7 persons, minimum number of participants may apply
  • no single occupancy is available on this trip, all accommodations are multiple persons in bedrooms with shared facilities

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