- duration 8 days
- tour type Group
- age requirement 9+ yrs
- guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
- Snowshoeing, crosscountry skiing and dogsledding
- Beautifully remote wilderness location
- Chance to see the Northern Lights
Oulanka is always a popular family destination, this is definitely a winter trip with a difference. The whole family can enjoy a host of exciting activities and wholesome home-cooked food rustled up by our small team of expert staff. Discover the beautiful wilderness on snowshoes, cross-country skis, dogsled and reindeer sleigh. Our wilderness base is located at the edge of Oulanka National Park in a truly spectacular setting, perfect for this fun-filled winter holiday and with the very best conditions for seeing the Northern Lights, nature’s most spectacular light show!
Day 1: Start Basecamp Oulanka
Day 2: Gentle half day snowshoe walk, exploring the park; free use of snowshoes in
Day 3: Dogsledding instruction and tour of approx 10km (approx.)
Day 4: Morning cross-country ski lesson. Free use of skis after the lesson
Day 5: Morning visit reindeer farm and museum with a ride on a reindeer sleigh;
free afternoon in Ruka for optional activities.
Day 6: Free morning; afternoon children's snow games: sledging, building snow forts
Day 7: Free day. Optional activities include ice-climbing, dogsledding or snowmobile
Day 8: End Basecamp Oulanka
- All accommodation
- All breakfasts, 5 lunches and 7 dinners
- All transport and listed activities
- (if booking incl. flights)
- 7 nights at Basecamp Oulanka
- 5 days mixed activities
- Group normally 6 to 18, plus leaders.
- All Arctic winter equipment and clothing provided
- Tour leader throughout
- Arrival & departure transfers
- Any international flights to/from Kuusamo are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
- Travel insurance is not included in this Finnish Winter Adventure Family Holiday tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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No additional cancellation fees apply for this Finnish Winter Adventure Family Holiday tour. You can cancel the tour up to 62 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 61 days of departure.Payment
A deposit of 275 USD is required to confirm this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 61 days before departure. For any departures within 24 December 2020 full payment is required.Travel Insurance
Finnish Winter Adventure Family Holiday tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.Visa
For this Finnish Winter Adventure Family Holiday tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are travelling to, as part of this itinerary.COVID-19 Safety Measures
This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:
- This tour has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s ‘Safe Travels’ stamp, which provides travellers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene protocols have been adhered to.
- An average group size of maximum 10 people have been implemented on this tour to protect against COVID-19. Local authority requirements will furthermore be followed.
- Wearing a mask, hand washing and sanitizing has been implemented on this package tour. Frequently touched surfaces are regularly disinfected. Hygiene safety measures and distancing will furthermore be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
- Several COVID-19 distancing measures have been adopted on this package tour to keep travellers safe.