ACTIVITIES ALL AROUND 

THE YEAR


ICE FISHING EXPERIENCE 

Have you ever tried sitting on ice for hours and not saying a word? Now you have a chance to try our most popular winter hobby and catch some fish at the lake if you are lucky enough. Simple, relaxing and intriguing! A snowmobile sleigh ride gives you the time to immerse yourself in the magnificent sights of the Ivalo river and lake Inari.

5 hour ice fishing package includes;

  • Pick up and drop off in Ivalo village area.
  • Ice fishing equipment. Winter suit, boots and helmets.
  • Snowmobile sleigh ride on the Ivalo river and lake Inari.
  • Homemade local light lunch by a campfire. 
  • Warm own made berry juice and sweet pastry.
  • In a group two to six.

Available from January until April 2020. 


ARCTIC SWIMMING AND TRADITIONAL FINNISH SAUNA

Be brave and try arctic swimming in a frozen lake while you are enjoying relaxing wooden heated Sauna and delicacies of Lapland in our little Laplander's hut. If you are lucky you might see the northern lights dancing above you while you are having a Sauna!

5 hour sauna package includes;

  • Pick up and drop off in Ivalo village area.
  • Snowmobile sleigh ride to the destination and back.
  • Homemade local food, desserts and berry drinks in a Laplander's hut.
  • Sauna and arctic swimming.
  •                                                                              In a group of two to four.

Available from December until April 2019. 


SLIDING SNOWSHOES EXPERIENCE IN THE WILDERNESS

Back in the old days skis were the number one thing for transportation for people in Lapland. Today we have made them even better and diverse to move around in the wilderness. Take your skis with you and start your adventure in snow.

3 hour ski activity package includes;

  • Pick up and drop off in Ivalo area.
  • Skiing equipment.
  • Homemade local sweet pastry and berry drink by a campfire.
  • In a group of one to six.

Available from December until April 2019.


DAY HIKE TO TERÄVÄ 

NATTANEN FELL

Visit Terävä Nattanen fell where you can see impressive large rocks, tors, which are more than five meters high and look like the work of an artist. This place is one of the bests place to adore the midnight sun in Lapland and surroundings are breathtaking.

Terävä Nattanen day tour package includes;

  • Pick up and drop off in Ivalo or Saariselkä area.
  • Scenic drive between Ivalo and Vuotso (160km).
  • Walking 16 km to the top of Terävä Nattanen fell and back. (very good level of fitness required.)
  • Light snacks on the way and light meal by a campfire.
  • Plenty of opportunities for breath taking pictures.
  • In a group of two to seven.

Available from June 2019 - August 2019


DAY HIKE TO OTSAMO FELL

Our day trip to the Otsamo fell will give you a good hill climbing challenge. It's all worth it in this case too because the views over Otsamo are marvellous. Many lakes everywhere you turn on the top of Otsamo.

Otsamo fell day tour package includes;

  • Pick up and drop off in Ivalo or Inari area.
  • Beautiful scenic drive between Ivalo and Inari (80km).
  • Walking 2,6 km to the top of Otsamo fell and back. (very good level of fitness required.)
  • Light snacks on the way and light meal by a campfire.
  • Plenty of opportunities for great pictures.
  • Possibility to visit Sami Museum "Siida" on the way back (entry 10€ not included).
  • In a group of two to seven.

Available from May 2019 - October 2019


DAY HIKE TO AKUPÄÄ FELL

This hike will take you to the breathtaking views on the top of Akupää fell. Along the journey you will see the multifarious nature of Lapland. Little streams, fells, wetlands and forest paths during the whole journey. Walking in the wilderness relaxes your body and mind. You can also try some water activities in a lake and ponds.

Remember to take camera with you and enjoy spending the day in the wilderness!

Akupää fell day tour package includes;

  • Pick up and drop off in Ivalo area.
  • Hiking 15 kilometers (very good level of fitness required).
  • Homemade local snacks and a light meal on the way by a campfire.
  • Fishing and swimming opportunity.
  • Berry picking on the way (seasonal).
  • Plenty of opportunities for taking pictures.
  • In a group of two to seven.

Available from May 2019 - October 2019


BERRY PICKING TRIPS

This shorter hike for the view lovers will do, if you are not a fan of the long hikes but still you want to enjoy a memorable landscape and experiences of Lapland. This berry picking trip takes you to see landscapes of Lapland and by the time we get back you have the chance to cool down in the lake and enjoy your berries by the campfire!

2 hour guided berry picking package includes;

  • Pick up and drop off in Ivalo area.
  • Homemade local berry cake by a campfire and berry juice.
  • Knowledge about local plants and animals.
  • Swimming opportunity.
  • Plenty of opportunities for taking pictures.
  • In a group of two to seven.

Available from July 2019 - September 2019


SPENT YOUR NIGHT IN THE TREE WITH TENTSILE

Clever way to spent the night out in the trees. Tentsile Una tents are great way to relax in the nature and explore the midnight sun or spent the mystical night in a autumn time. During the trip you can stop for a swim or pick some berries for yourself.

Your night out in the wilderness includes;

  • Pick up and drop off in Ivalo area.
  • 2km scenery walk through the forest up to the hill.
  • Tentsile Una tent, sleeping bags, sleeping pads and towels.
  • Evening meal by the campfire and light breakfast in the morning.
  • Swimming and berry picking opportunity (berry picking seasonal).
  • During the late autumn time also possible to spot northern lights.
  • In a group of two to five.


Available from June 2019 - August 2019


SCENIC DRIVES AROUND LAPLAND

With a local knowledge, driving skills and by car it's easy to scout the hot spots of the areas. Laplandlife's minibus allows seven person at the time to discover Lapland.

  • Visit Inari, Sami Museum Siida

The Sámi Museum Siida is the national museum of the Sámi and a national special museum in Finland. The Sámi Museum stores the spiritual and material culture of the Finnish Sámi in its collections and presents it to the public through its exhibitions and publications. Its main purpose is to support the identity and the cultural self-esteem of the Sámi.

In a group of one to seven.

Available ALL YEAR AROUND.