In the Wilderness with Huskies

Feb 7, 2019 11:53:35 AM

In Vuokatti with Huskies

Vuokatti Safaris invites you to join us for this unforgettable Husky Adventure for five days! This tour offers more than just the excitement of sled dog driving. It is a discovery of Finland and its unique environment. Come and join us for a once in a lifetime husky adventure!


DAY 1 - Arrival in Vuokatti

Flight from your airport via Helsinki to Kajaani, transfer to your accommodation. Check-in and time to explore the resort.

DAY 2 - Traditional husky safari

Be swept from the excitement of the arena out into the peaceful and surreal winter forests. Learn how to harness the sled dogs and practice the skill of driving over a long distance. This trail is 12km long and you’ll drive it with traditional Björkis 2 person sled. You will be inspired by the peaceful motion and the beautiful scenery. Hot drinks included. After safari, transfer back to your accommodation. Duration of excursion 3-4h incl. transfers.

DAY 3 - Northern lights hunt with huskies

Morning at leisure. In the late afternoon transfer to the Husky Kennel as today you will be hunting the Northern lights with huskies. You will embrace the romance and beauty of the Finnish winter wonderland as you set of at night by dog sled. Powerful headlights cut through the darkness of the enchanted winter forest. As the forest gives way to the open frozen lake, on a clear night the heavens open up before your eyes hopefully offering up the spectacular scenery of the Northern Lights. Relax by the warmth of the fire in our traditional Mongolian Yurt as your guide serves up delicious picnic dinner, then step outside for another spectacular view of the night sky. Come and enjoy this unique adventure being driven by your personal guide as you are wrapped in the warmth of reindeer hides, or join in the driving, either way this peaceful relaxing tour will glisten in your memory for a long time to come. We drive 2 persons per sled. After excursion transfer back to your accommodation.Duration of excursion 4-5 hours incl. transfers.

DAY 4 - Husky safari 30 km

Transfer to the Husky kennel from your accommodation. Today you will have your own sled for the whole 30 km long trail which offers you a true sense of adventure as you enter areas less traveled. Be captivated by the scenic winter wonderland. You will also have opportunity to enjoy some delicious hot food and drink with your guide as you relax in our traditional Mongolian yurt by the warmth of the fire. After excursion transfer back to your accommodation. Duration of excursion 5-6 hours incl. transfers.

DAY 5 - Leisure time

This day is for options. For example you can take a snowmobile safari or snowshoe safari, hit the slopes, go cross country skiing or spend the day at Katinkulta Spa relaxing.

DAY 6 - Departure

Transfer to the airport and flight back home via Helsinki.


Product information: In the Wilderness with Huskies

  • Duration: 6 days / 5 nights
  • Participants: 4 - 10 pax.
  • Languages: English, german
  • Transfer: Airport transfers included from Kajaani airport and transfers to activities from accommodation in Vuokatti
  • Services for overnight stay in a Vuokatinmaa holiday apartment: Accommodation in a chalet for 2-4 people for 5 nights, airport transfers on daytime flights (Kajaani airport), linen & towels, final cleaning, 3 Husky safaris mentioned in the program (one with snacks, one with dinner, one with lunch), transfers to the programs, full winter clothing. Minimum 2 adults.
  • Services for overnight stay in Hotel Vuokatti & Suites: Accommodation, airport transfers on daytime flights (Kajaani airport), breakfast buffet, free use of gym and sauna, 3 Husky safaris mentioned in the program (one with snacks, one with dinner, one with lunch), transfers to the programs, full winter clothing. Minimum 2 adults.
  • Note: Arrival not included in the package price


Vuokatinmaa Holiday Apartments

Vuokatinmaa Holiday Apartments were built keeping in mind pleasurable stay for the holiday-maker. Apartments are located by Lake Nuas, right at the foot of Vuokatinvaara hills.
Holiday apartments are spaciously located and enables you to spend your holiday enjoying peace and quiet. Despite the peaceful location all the activities in Vuokatti are well within an easy reach.
This family-run resort is known for its quality service and spacious high-standard apartments which come in five different sizes, so whether you come with the whole family or with your significant other, Vuokatinmaa is the perfect solution.
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Vuokatinmaa winter

Hotel Vuokatti & Suites

Idyllic high-standard Hotel Vuokatti & Suites is located by Lake Nuas in Vuokatti. Hotel Vuokatti & Suites offers a peaceful, high-quality and pleasant environment for spending your holidays.
This resort guarantees high-standard holiday for the whole family whether you want to accommodate in a hotel room or in a luxurious two bedroom apartment with sauna and terrace offering a view to the lake or the forest.

Vuokatti Hotel Suites


Vuokatti Safaris
Kaisu Väänänen (Sales Managerin)
Kimmo Laasonen/Samuli Junttila
Suvikkaantie 1, 88610 Vuokatti
Tel. +358 (0) 40 9115 323 

Destination: Vuokatti

Vuokatti is one of the most popular all year round holiday resorts in Finland and it is especially favoured by those who want to spend active nature holiday in authentic Finnish atmosphere. Situated in the provice of Kainuu just in the middle of the country at the cross road of Lapland and the Lakeland district Vuokatti and the surrounding area offer to visitors a mixture of the highlights of the best Finnish experience in one package.

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