Posted on 2021-11-08
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Rovaniemi Reindeer Safari: 3.5-hour Reindeer Safari in the Arctic

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Take a Rovaniemi reindeer safari and Immerse yourself in the traditional arctic lifestyle. Meet face-to-face with a friendly reindeer and ride on a reindeer sled, the most traditional form of transportation in Lapland.

◾ Enjoy a unique reindeer safari through the arctic landscape
◾ Explore the pristine Lappish nature to its best
◾ Experience close contact with a beautiful reindeer and snap amazing photos
◾ Taste hot drinks and Finnish gingerbread biscuits

About this experience

TOUR DURATION: 3-4 hours
MEETING POINT: At your hotel within 20 km of Rovaniemi city center
STARTING TIME: 9.00 am & 2.00 pm (flexible departure for large groups)
OPENING SEASONS: November to April
WHO CAN COME: This Rovaniemi Reindeer Safari is suitable for everyone

Free Cancellation

Free cancellation is available for this Rovaniemi reindeer safari up to 48 hours before the start of the experience

What's included, what's not

✔ Hotel pick up/drop off service within a 20 km radius of Rovaniemi city center
✔ An expert English speaking guide (other languages available on request: Dutch, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Chinese)
✔ Winter clothes (overall, boots and gloves)
✔ Forest reindeer farm visit
✔ 1 hour Reindeer sled ride
✔ Reindeer sled driving license
✔ Finnish snacks and hot juice

Description - What to expect

Start your Rovaniemi reindeer safari with a convenient pick-up from your hotel and then take a short 25-minutes drive to meet your day-trip partner, a gentle and loving reindeer. Take a chance to get a reindeer sled driving license for your exceptional trip in the Arctic, as the reindeer herder gives you the basic instructions.

After the introductions, it is now the time for you to go on a one-hour sled ride in the arctic forests pulled by reindeer. Climb onboard a wooden sled, wrap yourself in blankets, and venture into the Arctic forest. The reindeer will take you to the forests covered in sparkling white, and you can enjoy the spectacular sights of the Lappish untouched wilderness as you snuggle on the warm sled.

Listen to the soothing, gentle sound of your reindeer softly stepping on the powdery snow as your sled glides across the fairy-tale-like landscapes. Take an opportunity to try leading the reindeer, and obtain a reindeer sled driving license for the memory of your trip. After returning from the journey, the reindeer herder will tell you everything about reindeer and their life as you refresh and warm yourself with some steaming drink and gingerbread.

Cutoff time before activity

  • 24 hours

Prepare for the experience - Things to know before you go

◾ Children under 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult
◾ Please be ready and wait in your hotel lobby 10 minutes prior to your scheduled pickup time
◾ Infants under 4 are complimentary

COVID-19 - Update information

◾ Safety measures
All areas that clients touch are frequently cleaned
The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
◾ Participants requirements
You are required to bring and wear a mask