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7-Day Small-Group Winter Activity Tour in the Wilderness of Northeast Finland

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    What to Expect
    Day 1

    Arrival to Kuusamo, Kajaani or Oulu airport and transfer to Hossa. You will enjoy a welcoming dinner at the Wilderness Lodge, where you will be staying for three nights during this week. Staying in a remote log-cabin setting with no luxuries in the beginning and returning back to the modern comforts towards the end, makes the experience truly out of ordinary, authentic and totally pervasive on many levels.

    Day 2

    After breakfast you´ll head on an exploration in the protected forests and marshes around the cabins. The circular snowshoe walk will start right from our doorstep with the total distance being around 8,5 km. Lunch by the fire during the day, dinner and sauna in the evening.

    Day 3

    This morning after breakfast there´s a 30 min transfer to the Hossa National Park, where you do another app. 8,5 km circular walk in a very different surrounding as here the forests are more dominated by pine trees and there´s a bit more ups and downs on the way. After having returned to the car in the afternoon around 3-4 pm, your guide will drive you to your accommodation, to a beautiful farmhouse homestay for this one night, from where you walk back to the Wilderness Lodge the next morning. Dinner and sauna in the evening.

    Day 4

    Today you will make the third walk of the week and head back to the wilderness for one more night. Today´s 10,5 km walk includes crossing vast open mires and walking through versatile landscapes, getting you truly exposed to this remote wilderness, lunch by the fire as usual. After having arrived back to the Wilderness Lodge for one more night, the sauna will be heated up and the dinner served in the evening.

    Day 5

    Today after breakfast, you will head to a dog-sledding trip and do a 30 km/5h day trip with the huskies. After the safari you are taken to your accommodation, which for the last two nights is in the middle of the Hossa village, in a cozy apartment with a lakeside sauna and all the modern comforts to ensure your smooth landing back from the wilderness. Dinner is served at a nearby restaurant in the evening.

    Day 6

    This morning after having breakfast in the same nearby restaurant we do a short transfer and visit your guide´s family reindeer farm, where you get to feed the animals, drive a snow-mobile and and learn new things about this special way of life. In the afternoon you´ll be taken back to your accommodation where the warm sauna is waiting for you once more. Last evening dinner will be served later at a very special setting in the Hossa reindeer park, where you´ll be served a delicious local dish.

    Day 7

    Breakfast and transfer to the airport.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pick up from all the nearest airports that suit the travel plans and schedules of our customers. These airports are Kuusamo (KAO), Kajaani (KAJ) and Oulu (OUL).
    Departure Time
    Coincides with your flight/train time
    7 days
    • 3-nights' accommodation at the Wilderness Lodge
    • 3-nights' accommodation with modern comforts
    • All meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner)
    • All forms of transport
    • Equipment rentals
    • Daily sauna
    • Expertise of your local guide from the welcome till the farewell
    • Flights
    • Personal travel insurance
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • Tour leader can provide some additional thermal clothing (boots/overalls) but basic winter clothing like mittens/gloves, woolly hats, thermal boots/isolated hiking boots and overalls can be rented at the arrival. Please ask in advance!
    • Please inform the tour leader of any special diets/allergies well before the trip
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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    It was more than a tour. We enjoyed the nature and the winter time conditions. We enjoyed the food our guide prepared for us with local products he collected himself. We enjoyed the saunas. We enjoyed the accomodations;In the wilderness lodge for it's wilderness, at Maria and
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    By: Hossa Travel Ltd
    1 review
    Brussels, Belgium
    Wonderful experience
    It was more than a tour. We enjoyed the nature and the winter time conditions. We enjoyed the food our guide
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    Key Details
    • Hossa Travel Ltd
    • Duration: 7 days
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    • Languages Offered: English
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