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Hotelli Ylläsrinne - Hyvillä mielin

Winter safaris and activities with Safartica Ylläs 

Valid 1.12.2018 - 14.4.2019

7. THRILL OF THE ARCTIC DOGS  
We visit a local husky farm (10 km) where the eager Arctic dogs are waiting for us. We take part in a speedy 5 km dog sleigh drive through the snowy forest. Two passengers are sharing the sleigh taking turns in driving. After the ride, husky guide tells about the life of the dogs by an open fire where we enjoy a hot drink and biscuits. 
Duration
1,5 hours
Departure
Tuesdays 9.15, 10.45, 13.15 and 14.45 – Saturdays 9.15, 10.45, 12.15 and 13.45 
Price 
118 €
Includes
transfers, winter clothes, husky ride 5 km, 2 persons/sleigh, hot drink, biscuits and guiding in English

8. 
RIDE THE WINTER PATH WITH HUSKIES
After a 15 minutes’ transfer to a local husky farm, we will meet the musher and his Arctic dogs at his place. First we learn how to steer the husky sleigh and get on the path of the first explorers with a 10-km husky safari through the magnificent taiga forest and frozen marsh. Two passengers are sharing the sleigh taking turns in driving. After the ride the musher tells about the life of the dogs by an open fire where we enjoy a hot drink and biscuits.

 

Duration
2 hours
Departure
 Mondays 09.15, 11.15 and 15.45 – Thursdays 09.15, 11.15 and 15.45
Price 
175 €
Includes
transfers, winter clothing, husky safari 10 km, 2 persons/sleigh, hot drinks, biscuits and guiding in English
 
9. HUSKY SAFARI IN THE WILDERNESS
This husky safari is all about driving a husky sleigh! We drive by bus to a husky farm where we first learn how to handle the husky sleigh and then head for the wilderness with the dogs. You can enjoy the beautiful scenery and the speed of the dogs. On the half way, we change turns in driving and we head back to the husky farm where it is time to pet the dogs and take pictures of those beautiful animals. The musher will also share with you his love of the husky and story about those wonderful sled dogs.
Duration
3 hours
Departure
  Wednesdays 12.45 – Fridays 09.15 and 12.45
Price 
206€
Includes
transfers, winter clothing, husky ride approx.15 km, 2 persons/sleigh, hot drinks, biscuits and guiding in English

 

10. TRADITIONAL REINDEER RIDE
Traditional reindeer ride through an old, snow-covered forest with reindeer herder is an unforgettable experience. After the ride, we sit down in a warm Lappish tepee to drink coffee or tea and listen to stories about reindeer herding by a man who has spent his whole life with reindeers. After the information and pictures, we head back to Ylläsjärvi by bus.
Duration
2 hours
Departure
  Wednesdays and Fridays, 10:00 (Friday available from 15.12.18)
Price 
136€
Includes
transfers, winter clothing, reindeer ride 4 km, 2 persons/sleigh, hot drink, cookies and guiding in English