Finland’s landscape is best explored up close, but it can be difficult to traverse the wild terrain. Get an intimate experience of Korouoma with a hike through the valley, discovering cliffs, frozen waterfalls and wildlife, including moose and reindeer, under the supervision of a guide. Enjoy hot drinks and snacks beside an open fire, and relax after a day’s activity with pickup and drop-off to your Rovaniemi hotel included.
Visit the northernmost zoo in the world, Ranua Zoo, on this organized trip from Rovaniemi. With tickets purchased in advance and all transportation arranged, this is the easiest way to visit the zoo. During the tour, learn about the more than 50 Arctic species living in natural enclosures on the property through guided commentary.
Unforgettable day tour to the incredible Frozen Waterfalls of Korouma! After pickup at your accommodation and properly dressed, the professional guide will drive you to Posio area, 100 kilometers away from Rovaniemi. The snowy winters of Korouma Canyon provide amazing chances for winter hiking surrounded by beautiful and unforgettable views. Korouoma canyon is millions of years old fracture valley in Lapland, one of the biggest natural attractions that Lapland has to offer! These icefalls are unique in Finland and they are excellent for walking and appreciate the beautiful nature around it. The Ice Trail in Korouoma canyon is the ideal place to try this truly fun way to experience deep snow and unforgettable forest landscapes! The entire area is a natural reserve. At the bottom of the canyon there's Korojoki River, which ends up to Kemijoki River. There are plenty of species in varied nature of Korouoma, including Deers, Wild Rabits, Foxs, and Golden Eagles.
Set out on a nighttime reindeer and Northern Lights adventure, and enjoy an evening in the countryside away from Rovaniemi. You’ll learn all about reindeer breeding and care at a traditional Finnish reindeer farm, and have the chance to feed some of the gentle creatures. Sit down for a reindeer meat (or vegetarian!) dinner, then travel deep into the forests, to scan the skies for the Northern Lights.
Joining our tour, you will be supported with full service from picking up at one of our meeting points, provided with an entrance ticket, guiding you through the whole zoo with a map, having lunch in a restaurant and finally taking you safely back home. All you need to prepare is just nature engaging attitude.The tour schedule starts from your pick-up place, then we will drive you to this arctic zoo, driving time is 1 hour, during that time, you can ask our tour guide for stories or anything you would like to know about Lapland region as well as Lappish culture. After reaching the destination, the tour guide will lead you to step by step to each specific species. Information about the animals will be given by hand. After the tour and lunch, there is a possibility to visit Fazer’s outlet shop (one of the best chocolates & candy brands in Finland). This program is highly suggested for families with children.
Plan a stress-free visit to Ranua Zoo with a pre-booked admission ticket and convenient round-trip transfer from your Rovaniemi accommodations. A pre-booked ticket allows you to skip entrance lines and ensures you have plenty of time to view the artic animals in their protected environments, as well as grab lunch and shop for souvenirs (own expense).
See the best of Rovaniemi, the official hometown of Santa Claus and the capital of Lapland. Make the most of your limited time, as your professional guide takes you to the best lookouts, Arktikum Arctic Museum, reindeer and husky farms, and Snowmobile Museum. End your day at the Santa Claus Village with a meeting with Santa himself.
Arctic adventures aren’t just for grown-ups; this day trip from Rovaniemi has treats to thrill the whole family. Starting deep in the forest, the experience kicks off with a husky ride to a frozen lake, followed by a snowmobile drive and a spot of ice fishing. You’ll then help create a Finnish smoked salmon meal, which is cooked and enjoyed around a bonfire. Use of winter clothes, such as overalls and boots, are included.
Finding the Northern Lights without a guide may mean wasted searches—something you can’t afford if you’re short on time in Finland. This tour from Rovaniemi ups the chances of sightings with a guide to interpret the conditions and take you to a prime viewpoint. Plus, you’ll hear stories about the lights you might miss if searching alone, and enjoy a Lappish barbecue as an extra local touch.
Tick off 2 of Rovaniemi’s biggest attractions in 1 night on a tour that includes a visit to a reindeer farm and an opportunity to search for the Northern Lights. Meet reindeer and hear traditional folklore, before riding a reindeer-pulled sleigh into the forest in search of the Aurora Borealis. Maximize your chances of seeing the natural spectacle with a professional guide, and relax with round-trip transfer from central Rovaniemi.
After a busy few days of sightseeing, treat yourself to a snow sauna experience. Unwind over a salmon supper, then be immersed in nature with access to the unique steam room, made entirely of ice, as well as an outdoor jacuzzi. Take advantage of round-trip transfer from your hotel for a hassle-free experience, and look out for the elusive Northern Lights as you relax in luxurious hilltop settings.
The Pyha-Luosto National Park and its forests, valleys, and rivers lies north of Rovaniemi. With this tour, enjoy a guided hike through the reserve—lush in summer and snowy in winter—without having to arrange transport, and with a guide to share background you’d miss independently. Plus, visit the park’s hillside amethyst mine to learn about and dig for one of the gemstones, and relax over a barbecue lunch.
Get to know Lapland’s wildlife and see the Arctic Animals up close on this combo tour. Tour a traditional Lapland reindeer farm, enjoy a short ride on a reindeer sleigh, then visit a husky farm to meet the Siberian huskies used to pull sleds through the snow. After lunch, visit the Ranua Wildlife Park, where you can see polar bears, Arctic fox, wolverine, and snowy owls.
Book in advance to save time in Rovaniemi and enjoy a reindeer-drawn ride through Lapland’s forests without having to arrange your own return transport with this excursion. After hotel pickup, visit a reindeer farm in the countryside, settle inside a cozy sled and carve through snowy woodlands pulled by a reindeer. Afterward, enjoy hot berry juice and cookies, learn about reindeer life from the herders, and feed the reindeers.
Sling a pickaxe in an ancient mountaintop amethyst mine on this unusual tour from Rovaniemi. Visit the historic mine and try your hand at finding some stones; you can keep anything that fits in your hand. Learn about this Finnish tradition through guided commentary during lunch around a snow bonfire, then return to Rovaniemi via snow train.
Gain an alternative perspective of the Arctic landscape on an icebreaker cruise tour. Explore the powerful vessel as you cruise along the frozen Bothnian Sea, benefiting from insights provided by audio-guide, then disembark during the photo stop for unique snaps on the thick ice. Avoid hidden costs with lunch and round-trip transfer from Rovaniemi included in the price.
Combine a comprehensive tour of Rovaniemi with a visit to the Santa Claus Village on this single tour. Booking both of these must-do activities together saves time figuring out logistics. Your guide will fill you in on the culture, history, and people of the city of Rovaniemi. The Santa Claus Village is a must-see traditional stop where Christmas magic comes alive.
Explore the Korouoma with a private hiking guide on this tour from Rovaniemi. Small groups and families will appreciate the personalized attention and the ability to travel at their own pace on this moderate hike. Snap photos of the dramatic landscape and take a break for a picnic and refreshments around an open fire.
Leave Rovaniemi to hike or snowshoe at the Korouoma Canyon. The route is challenging and only suitable if you have a good level of physical fitness, but the views of the canyon landscape make the effort worthwhile. With a guide, you’ll see ice formations, towering cliffs, and a rugged expanse of water and frozen streams. A barbecue lunch by a fire is also included.
The Lampivaara Amethyst Mine is Europe’s only active amethyst mine and lies amid the snow-covered forests of the Pyhä-Luosto national park. On this tour, ride the snow train (depending on the season) up to the hilltop mine and learn all about the semi-precious gems on a guided tour of the mine. Plus, have chance to dig for your own amethysts and take home a purple gemstone as a souvenir.
Focus on getting the best possible photos of Riisitunturi National Park on this full-day excursion from Rovaniemi. With a professional photographer guide in the lead, you'll visit the most scenic spots and get advice on how to make the best shots. This is a private tour for just you and your party, so the itinerary is flexible and you'll get plenty of personalized attention.
Be immersed in Lapland’s natural landscape on this small-group snow-hiking tour, with included round-trip transfer from your Rovaniemi hotel. Upon arrival, strap on your snowshoes and follow your professional guide deep into the forest for a glimpse of Arctic flora and fauna, then take a seat around the campfire to learn more about wilderness survival over a traditional sausage supper and blueberry tea.