Experience the arctics adventure
Activities

Experience the arctics adventure

Language: English
Availability: Every day
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 6 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Learn the basic survival skills from your English speaking guide
  • Enjoy a snowshoe hike in the wild Finnish nature
  • Get to build your own quinzee snow shelter
  • Try a delicious nutritious light meal
What to expect

Get ready for a day out in the snow in either Pyhä or Luosto. After you have met your expert guide, you will follow a short theory workshop where you will learn about arctic nature and the survival skills you need. You will get an introduction to the most important gear you need like sleeping bags, sleeping mats, suitable clothing. After all the theory you can enjoy a nutritious meal during a well-deserved break.

Next, it is time to go out into the real wild woods of the arctic. Your guide will now show you how to build a quinzee, a traditional snow shelter. After the show you will build one yourself. Hollow out a pile of snow and try to build your own quinzee as if you needed to survive the arctic night. Once you have managed to build your very own snow shelter you will head back to town.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitised between use
  • What's included
    • Theory session about survival in the arctic
    • Building your own quinzee
    • Snowshoes
    • English and Finnish speaking expert guide
    What's not included
    • Transfer to the meeting point
    Reduced price
    • Child (10-16 years): reduced
    Where
    • Kultakeronkatu 21, Pyhätunturi 98530, FI
    • Luostontie 4, Luosto 99555, FI
    Meeting point:

    You can follow this tour in Pyhä and Luosto:

    • Meet your guide at the Pyhätunturi hotel reception for the tour in Pyhä
    • For the Luosto tour you will meet your guide at the amethyst shop
    What to remember
    • Please wear warm winter clothing including warm boots, hat, gloves or mittens
    • Physical difficulty level is easy, suitable for all fitness levels
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    When
    • Daily at 10.00am
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    Provider
    Bliss Adventure
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 90% refund if you cancel up to 14 days before the activity begins. If you cancel up to 7 days before, you can still receive a 50% refund.

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