Husky Safari and Salmon Ice Fishing (self-driving)

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Husky Safari and Salmon Ice Fishing (self-driving)

Join this tour and enjoy an exceptional day in Arctic nature. Try traditional Finnish ice fishing and ride with huskies through snowy landscape.

169€/adult; 99€/child under 14 years old
239€/adult solo-driver
Infants under 4y old are free of charge

3-4 hours

1.12.-15.4.

Husky Safari and Salmon Ice Fishing (self-driving)

Husky Safari and Salmon Ice Fishing is one of our bestselling tours. The tour combines learning and experiencing Finnish culture and habits with a great husky adventure.

After arriving at Parpalandia, we will provide you thermal outwear, so you feel comfortable during the ice fishing. When you are ready, we will begin the introduction to ice fishing. You will introduce you to the ice-fishing equipment and the best techniques to catch a fish in the winter. In our lake, we have salmon. Catching one is not guaranteed, you still need a bit of luck and patience, but chances are much higher than in other places.

Afterward, you will receive the instructions for husky sledding. We will bring you to our starting place, where each couple receives a sled with a husky team. The huskies are excited to run, so let’s not keep them waiting! You will feel the strength of the dogs as they start pulling your sled through the Lappish landscape. Don’t forget to hold it strongly 😊

Normally two people share a sled, one is steering and one sitting on the sled. It is possible, and recommended, to change the positions in the middle of the track. Small children can sit together with an adult. If you wish to have a sled only for yourself, please, book the solo-driving option. An experienced musher will guide the tour all the time and will help you if needed.

After the ride, we invite you to our Kota for a snack. We prepare sausage, bread, cookies, and hot juice for you. If you caught a fish, you can have it smoked on location or take it and prepare it at home. If you prefer to try some delicious homemade salmon soup 🥣, book it as an extra.

Did you enjoy your time in Parpalandia and you wish to stay longer? We welcome you to book an additional activity as an extra or another tour. We offer favorable prices on our combinations and extras. You can book them online now or ask your guide while in Parpalandia.

Why should you book this tour with us?


Professional guide


Sustainable and
eco-friendly tour


Discounts for groups and families


Unforgettable husky adventure

Small group guarantee
There will be a maximum of 16 customers participating in this tour. Thanks to a small-group tour you will get the most of your travels – a personal experience and the feeling like you are traveling with a group of friends.

Hygiene measures and safe travels
• We have enhanced hygiene and cleaning. For example, disinfection is available in our cars and changing room, disinfection is done several times a day, and equipment is disinfected after each use.
• Parpalania is located in the middle of nature. Its location, away from the city, makes it a perfect place for social distancing and avoidance of crowded places.
• We offer free disposable gloves and face masks to our customers (using them is optional).

Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the activity starts
• We will charge a cancellation fee of 100% if booking is cancelled 1 day or less before the event
• We will NOT charge a cancellation fee if booking is cancelled more than 24 hours before the event

Please note!

  • This is a self-driving tour with no pick-up service. The meeting point is at Parpalandia. Please, check the starting time of the tour on your ticket. Please, be at Parpalandia before the starting time of the tour. 
  • It is important for your safety as well as for the dog’s safety, that you understand the instructions. If you have any questions, do not be afraid to ask. 
  • The tour might be canceled or rescheduled if there are fewer than 2 adult participants. 
  • Children under 18 years old must be accompanied by an adult. 
  • Please, let us know your dietary preferences upon the booking.

Price

169 euros/ adult; 99 euros/ child under 14 years old
Group discount for 4 and more adults: 159 euros/adult
239 euros/ adult (solo-driving = own sled)
489 euros/ family (2 adults + 2 children under 14 years old)
919 euros/ Private tour for max. 4 adults or max. 6 persons (i.e. max. 4 adults and 2 children / infants)
Infants under 4 years old are free of charge

Tour Duration

3-4 hours

Availability

1 December - 15 April

Physical Difficulty Level

Easy

Suitable For

Adults and children of all ages (although it is recommended that the child is at least 3 years old)

Minimum Participants

2 adults

Maximum Participants

16

What's Included?

• Professional Guiding in English or Finnish

• Visit a husky farm
• Winter clothes
• 6-10km husky ride 
• Fishing equipment
• Snacks: sausage, cookies, and hot juice
• 1 salmon per couple, if you catch it!

What's Excluded?

• Salmon soup
• Professional photo of husky sledding (Our guides will also take pictures of you with a professional camera, if you like the photos you can buy them for a small fee). 
• Husky Driving License
• Souvenirs
• Pick-up service; the meeting point is at Parpalandia

Activity Location

Parpalandia - Rajalantie 209, 97140 Rovaniemi

This is a self-driving tour with no pick-up service. The meeting point is at Parpalandia – Rajalantie 209, 97140 Muurola, Rovaniemi, Finland. Please, check the starting time of the tour on your ticket. Please, be at Parpalandia before the starting time of the tour. 

See the driving instructions here.

SPECIAL OFFERS:

159 euros/adult if booking for at least 4 adults
489 euros/ family (2 adults + 2 children under 14 years old)
919 euros/ Private tour

Book online now!

Need a pick-up?

Book the tour with included pick-up service!

For single travelers’ bookings, groups, tailor-made experiences, or if you have any questions, please contact us and we will be happy to assist you!