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SOUTH LAPLAND WINTER EXPERIENCE - FACTS AND ITINERARY

Accommodation on this trip is arranged in Syöte Hiking area, in Taigalampi Holiday House, log house made in year 1989. It has been repaired and renovated in 2010.  Holiday House is a perfect place for a bigger groups and extended families to enjoy their vacation together. It has fully equipped kitchen, a spacious common room for dining, staying together and relaxing. Additionally it has its own sauna, three toilets, a dressing room and a terrace for cooling down. Holiday House is located in Pytkynharju area in Syöte. 

Taigalampi Holiday House has 8 bedrooms  for 2 people. Whole holiday house has beds for 16 guests together. 


For photographers there is always a large variety of different birds around the house. We can also arrange special photographing sessions near the House. Welcome to spend peaceful and same time adventurous time in South Lapland! 

  • Place: Syöte hiking area and Syöte National Park

  • Availability: On request 23.12.-2.4.

  • Guaranteed departure: 17.-22.1., 31.-5.2., 7.-12.2.2022 

  • Duration: 6 days, 5 nights

  • Number of participants: Min 2, max 12 persons

  • Price: 1780 €/individual person, 1120 €/person when 2-4 persons, 1060 €/person when 5-8 persons, 990 €/person when 9-16 persons. 

  • Meals: Full board. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are included in the price.

  • Accommodation: In Taigalampi Loghouse, in twin and in bunk beds.

  • Price includes: Guide services,  services according to the daily program, transports to activities, accommodation, return transport from Oulu Airport and above-mentioned meals during the tour

  • Price doesn’t include flights.

  • Equipment: Participants have their own outdoor clothing due to the weather. Please ask the whole list of equipment after booking.

  • Equipment included in the price: All the special outdoor equipment for activities

  • Supplements: Accommodation in family apartment with own toilet & shower (400 € / apartment), winter clothing set 90 €/person/tour

  • Payment: Invoice, cash, credit card

  • Tour level: Easy. Participants are required to have a normal basic fitness. 

  • Languages: Finnish, English, Swedish

  • Insurance: We require participants to have their own insurance for  outdoor activities in arctic weather conditions in Finland.

 

HIGHLIGHTS OF THIS TRIP

SNOWSHOEING IN
SYÖTE NATIONAL PARK

Syöte National Park is one of the most famous places in South Lapland. Maybe you have already seen the magnificent snow covered candle trees in social media?

WINTER BIKING EXPERIENCE

Winter biking with fat-tyre mountain bikes on the hard snow path or ice covered lake ice...experience is something which make your friends to  look like a question mark!

HUSKIES AND REINDEERS

These animals are simply lovely! Easy, well-behaving and a half domesticated reindeers and lovely huskies make your holiday unforgettable.

 

ITINERARY

1st day:
Arrival to Oulu Airport or bus/railway station, where your guide is waiting for you. Approximately two hour transport to Taigalampi Holiday House. Meeting the group and accommodation. Welcoming dinner, short briefing, introduction of holiday program after dinner. Safety issues and discussion about a sustainable tourism and how we put it into practice during our trip. Hot sauna and sweet dreams surrounded by peaceful and quiet nature.


2nd day:
Breakfast in accommodation place. Sandwiches and soup for lunch from the breakfast table. After a nutritious breakfast 10 minutes transport and hiking with snowshoes in Syöte National Park.

This famous and remote wilderness area is very attractive around the year. Unforgettable nature holiday starts with snowshoes to the great white forest and fells! Meet the giant candle trees and hear the stories of life in these remote  areas in South Lapland. Delicious lunch in wooden shelter in the nature by open fire. Snowshoeing back to the starting point, stretching and relaxing with instructor. Transport to accommodation, sauna, dinner and good night sleep in silent environment. Walking distance about 10 km in 5 hours.


3rd day:

Breakfast. Transport and nice winter biking trip around Iso - Syöte fell! Winter mountain biking is a wonderful experience with fat tires! Distance is about 15 km in forest, on the frozen lake and bogs. Feel the silence on the fresh white snow with a bike! Soup lunch enjoyed together in nature on the lake shore. After lunch biking back to base camp. Meditative stretching session. Dinner and accommodation after hot sauna. There is also a possibility to see the Northern Lights without any light pollution. Day's distance approximately 12 km. 


4th day: 
After breakfast transport to an unforgettable husky sled tour! First you get the detailed and clear instructions how to be a real musher and control your huskies safely through the winter wonderland. You will be driving your very own husky pack and have a couple of hours tour through the beautiful Finnish winter sceneries. After an exciting morning we will have a lunch, a short relaxing time and a great experience when we meet local reindeer! After meeting reindeer it is time for the wonderful local dinner in the Holiday House. Hot sauna available in the evening. 

5th day:

Breakfast and a skiing day trip. Lapland winter forests and lakes are something to be experienced! Our tracks will go in peaceful and most quiet areas through snow white forests up to the hills, along the ridges and over the big frozen lakes. During this day trip you can enjoy the Lappish wind, fresh air, nice people and have a new experience with skin based skis. Skis are made for skiing in deep snow and sliding down from the hills. During the trip you will enjoy delicious soup meal around open fire. Skiing back to Taigalampi Holiday House, sauna and dinner. Skiing distance about 10 km in 5 hours.

6th day:

Departure day. After a tasty and nutritious breakfast transfer by car to Oulu Airport or bus/railway station. 


We reserve all the rights to change the order of the activities or the content of the program if necessary due to the weather or other conditions.