Wilderness  survival winter tour
Activities

Wilderness survival winter tour

Language: English , French
Availability: Every day
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 3 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Hike and explore the wild Taiga forest
  • Admire beautiful winter sceneries
  • Gain some basic survival skills in the Arctic
  • Learn about arctic nature and wildlife
  • Enjoy a tasty Finnish BBQ snack
What to expect

Head out of Rovaniemi, straight into the Taiga forest. Accompanied by your guide, you will explore the beauty of Lapland's forest. Learn more about the trees, plants, their properties, wildlife and survival skills such as how to make a fire.

At the start, you will receive some safety instructions and what to look out for. Halfway during the tour you can enjoy some refreshments and a typical Finnish barbecue snack. Your guide will show you how to build a fire as natives do, using a flint&steel and natural elements.

The tour operates all year round, so you can enjoy the beauty of each season. In the wintertime, you will enjoy huge snowdrifts, white trails and frozen trees straight out of a fairy tale. Temperatures may drop down to -30C! You will learn about the footprints you find in the snow left by wolves, lynx, wolverines, moose, reindeer, weasels, Arctic hare and many more.

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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 sanitized between use
  • What's included
    • Professional winter clothing and boots (if needed)
    • Pick-up and drop-off
    • Snacks and hot beverages
    • Expert guide speaking English or French
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    Reduced price
    • Child (4-14 years): reduced
    Where

    Kansankatu 14, 96100 Rovaniemi, Finland

    Meeting point:

    Meet your guide at the Wild About Lapland office in Rovaniemi, 10 minutes before departure.

    What to remember
    • Please dress according to the weather with warm clothing
    • The tour is not recommended for people with heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Pick-up is possible, please contact local supplier to confirm time and place
    • A minimum age of 5 years is required to participate
    • This is a small group tour with a maximum of 8 persons
    • The Wilderness survival tour has different levels of difficulty depending on your ability, your guide will decide the best route with you upon pick-up
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    When
    • Daily at 10.00am and 2.00pm
    • From the beginning of November 2020 until the middle of April 2021
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    Provider
    Wild about Lapland Oy
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 90% refund if you cancel up to 7 days before the experience begins. If you cancel up to 1 day before, you can still receive a 50% refund.

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