Husky Safari and Salmon Ice Fishing

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Husky Safari and Salmon Ice Fishing

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

229€/adult; 149€/child under 14 years old
299€/adult solo-driver
Infants under 4y old are free of charge

5-6 hours

20.11.-15.4.

Husky Safari and Salmon Ice Fishing

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.

Before leaving Parpalandia, you will be able to buy a Husky Musher Driving License for you or your child. We also recommend you to visit our small souvenir small and buy a product made by local artisans. You will get a great memory and at the same time support the local economy.

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

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!

  • Check your pick-up or meeting time on your ticket. 
  • 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. 
  • We will give you winter clothes, but it is better to wear warm layers.
  • Children under 18 years old must be accompanied by an adult. 
  • Please, let us know your dietary preferences upon the booking.

Price

229 euros/ adult; 149 euros/ child under 14 years old
Group discount for 4 and more adults: 219 euros/adult
299 euros/ adult (solo-driving = own sled)
699 euros/ family (2 adults + 2 children under 14 years old)
1249 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

5-6 hours

Availability

20 November - 15 April

Physical Dificulty 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
• Pick-up and drop-off in Rovaniemi city centre (other locations on request)
• 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

Activity Location

Parpalandia - Rajalantie 200, 97140 Rovaniemi

Pick-up in Rovaniemi is included in the price of the tour. Please, be ready at the reception of your hotel or in front of your accommodation at least 5 minutes before the pick-up time.

Please, see the pick-up places and time below:

Hotel

Pick-up Time

Santa Claus Holiday Village
Santa’s Glass Igloos
SnowMan World
Nova Skyland Hotel

Glass Resort
Arctic Treehouse Hotel
Hostel Ibedcity 

40 minutes before the starting time of the tour

Lapland Hotels Ounasvaara Chalets
Lapland Hotel Sky Ounasvaara
SantaSport Resort

30 minutes before the starting time of the tour

Hotel Aakenus
Hostel Rudolf
Airbnbs with postal code 96300

20 minutes before the starting time of the tour

Guesthouse Borealis
Crystal Arctic Suites
Airbnbs with postal code 96100

10 minutes before the starting time of the tour

Hotel Scandic Rovaniemi
Original Sokos Hotel Vaakuna
Scandic Pohjanhovi
Arctic Light Hotel
Hostel Cafe Koti
Scandic Polar
Golden Circle Suites
Airbnbs with postal code 96200

5 minutes before the starting time of the tour

Arctic City Hotel
 HAAWE Boutique Apart Hotel
Santa's Hotel Santa Claus

At the starting time of the tour

Motelli Rovaniemi

15 minutes after the starting time of the tour

* If your accommodation isn’t in the pick-up list, please contact us with a pick-up request.
** If you are accommodated in the city center of Rovaniemi and for any reason cannot meet us at the meeting point, please, contact us.

SPECIAL OFFERS:

219 euros/adult if booking for at least 4 adults
699 euros/ family (2 adults + 2 children under 14 years old)
1249 euros/ Private tour

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