Summer activities under the midnight sun in Levi

Svenja
Nov 23, 2018 3:02:55 PM

Summer activities in Levi

The incredible light of the Lappish summers, the bright nights when the sun does not set, and the pure nature are reasons enough to visit Levi in the summer. For those who not only want to enjoy and relax, Levi offers a variety of summer activities for the whole family.

Enjoy nature and the unique Lappish wilderness on a canoe trip or bike ride through the fells landscape. Or take a long hike: In the area there are a total of 60 kilometers of hiking trails and in addition many marked routes towards Aakenus and Ylläs.

Summer weekly program - varied offer of activities

The versatile program is a rare opportunity, as it takes place every day between June and August, even just for 2 participants. There are also lots of other activities available on request for any day of the week.
Activities can be conveniently booked in advance by 16.00 the day before the desired activity. Most activities start in the center of Levi, some in the surrounding area.

Canoeing on northern lake

At first, get to know the lake shore, kayaks and canoes with a guide.  Once we’ve practiced the handling of the kayak, we paddle along the beautiful northern lake and enjoy the spectacular scenery of nature. Please take spare warm clothing with you.
Dates: on Mondays, at 10:00 Duration: about 2 hrs. 

Canoe safari in Levi

Traditional day in a Finnish summer cabin in the wilderness 

During this excursion you will have the chance to experience first-hand the silence, beauty and importance of the Lappish nature. As well as learn some fascinating new wilderness skills! After a boat ride, we will spend a relaxing day at the wilderness cabin; fishing, picking seasonal berries or mushrooms, collecting fresh natural spring water, making a fire and lunch together. There is even the chance to take a refreshing dip in the lake!
Dates: on Tuesdays, at 09:45 Duration:  about 5 hrs. 

Excursion to the husky farm

At the husky farm where we will be met by the cute Arctic Sled dogs that are enjoying their well-earned summer holiday!  You will have a chance to get up close to the dogs and hear fascinating stories of their lives throughout the year, and how they love their work during the winter! Enjoy a peaceful break by the open fire in the traditional kota, and delicious sausage and cup of hot juice before returning to Levi by car.
Dates: on Wednesday, at 09:45 Duration: about 2 hrs. 

Water jetski safari

Depending on the water height in the river, we drive in the river Ounasjoki or in the lakes near Levi. You don’t need a driving license, only minimum of 15 years of age. Driving is easy, much fun and safe. We always give the driving instructions and needed equipment before start. We will have a brake during the safari to enjoy a cup of juice. Enjoy the driving in summery Levi watching the fells in different perspective. 
Dates: on Saturday, at 14:00 Duration: about 2 hrs.

Summer activities under the midnight sun

Midnight sun photography safari 

Take the best photographs of your Arctic holiday! Join us and discover the beauty and nature of Lapland under the unique light of the midnight sun. Our guide, Dr Juha Tolonen, internationally acclaimed landscape photographer, will take you on a photography adventure that takes you to places that you only see in photographs. Nikon cameras and tripods are included; or bring your own camera. We provide you with professional guidance and tips on landscape photography. Suitable for children over the age of 12 yrs.
Dates: on Tuesdays, at 21:00 Duration: about 4 hrs. 

Midnight sun canoe safari 

Admiring the stunning scenery under the midnight sun, we enjoy paddling and forget everything else. It’s only the quiet nature, canoes and us. The route takes us slowly around the lake Sirkkajärvi and Levijärvi. At the end of the trip we enjoy campfire coffee. Suitable for the whole family.
Dates: on Wednesdays, at 20:00 Duration: about 2 hrs. 

Midnight sun riding trek on Icelandic horses 

A two hour’ Icelandic horse trek during Lapland’s nightless night. The horses are small, cute and charming, yet strong, tough and sure-footed. No previous riding experience is required. Hot beverages and cookies are served during this excursion. Rider’s maximum weight 90-100 kg. Children minimum age 12 years, unless they have previous experience of riding treks.
Dates: on Wednesdays and Fridays, at 20:45 Duration: about 2 hours. 

Hiking under the midnight sun

An enjoyable and relaxing hike in the nightless night of Levi. This hike is suitable for everyone and will give you the chance to experience the phenomenon of the Midnight Sun which is visible only above the Arctic Circle. The excursion will take place between 21:30 - 00:30, and will include a snack made by the open fire and a toast to the Midnight Sun at Midnight. Don’t forget your sunglasses!
Dates: on Thursdays and Saturdays, at 21:30 Duration: about 3 hrs. 

The complete summer week program 2018 can be found online.

Contact

Visit Levi
Myllyjoentie 2 
99130 Levi 
Tel. +358 16 639 3300 
levi@levi.fi 
www.levi.fi

Provider: Visit Levi

Visit Levi offers a variety of services in the Levi area. In addition to destination marketing and DMC service, Visit Levi provides tourist information for tourism professionals and end customers. Visit Levi is also the central booking office for all kinds of services in Levi. The offer includes 850 holiday apartments of various sizes and types, activities for individual travelers and groups, transfers, meals, ski passes and equipment, conference packages, special events for groups and companies, and incentive programs.

Destination: Levi

Levi is a year-round destination with a wide range of leisure activities. In winter, skiers will be delighted, as Finland's largest and most popular winter sports resort offers 43 well-prepared ski runs, 28 lifts and a 230-kilometer network of cross-country trails. If you prefer nature, you can explore it on a snowmobile safari or dog sledding tour. During the bright summer months and into the colourful autumn, the endless fjeld landscapes offer excellent hiking opportunities. You can even pick lots of berries and mushrooms on a hike through the pure Lapland countryside.

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