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Rukan Salonki Excursions

Jan-Mar, Dec


No trip to the Arctic is complete without taking part in some of the amazing winter activities available at Rukan Salonki.

Take part in traditional winter activities such as snowshoeing and dog sledding. Or for those wanting something with a little more adrenaline, try your hand at snowmobiling. And of course many ways to witness the Northern Lights.

We highly recommend that you pre-book excursions and activities with us before you arrive. For the full range of excursions available at Rukan Salonki please take a look below and then talk to our Travel Specialists about how best to fit these into your holiday.

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Northern Lights

Chase the elusive aurora borealis from a selection of northern lights* tours. Experience nature’s best lightshow in a remote location far from light pollution by a thrilling snowmobile ride or peaceful snowshoe walk.  There are many ways in which to search for the Northern Lights while learning about science behind the phenomenon.
*Northern Light sightings cannot be guaranteed

  • Arctic Night Snowshoeing – 2.5 hours – from £78 per adult
  • Aurora Viewing Tour – 3 hours – from £110 per adult & £73 per child
  • Arctic Night Snowmobile Safari – 2.5 hours – from £123 per adult (twin share)
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Husky Safari

A husky safari is a truly thrilling experience especially when you have the chance to be a musher in control of your own team of dogs.

You will meet the huskies at a nearby kennels and you will receive thorough driving instructions. You will then be able to safely steer the husky sled yourself. One works as a the sled driver and the other enjoys the scenery while riding the sled through the snowy forest.

  • Husky Safari 10km – 2 hours – from £180 per adult & £119 per child
  • Husky Sledding 20km – 3 hours – from £237 per adult & £146 per child
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Feeling adventurous? Discover the Finnish wilderness on an exciting snowmobile tour. You will receive full driving and safety instructions before a short lesson and then once ready, take to the trails through the forests and snowy landscapes.

  • Short Snowmobile Safari – 2 hours – from £99 per adult (twin share) & £35 per child*
  • Snowmobile safari (30kms) – 3 hours – from £132 per adult (twin share) & £35 per child*
  • Snowmobile safari (50kms) including lunch – 4.5 hours – from £171 per adult

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Reindeer Experiences

Reindeers and reindeer herding is a big part of the history in Northern Finland. Learn about the Sámi culture and the life of a reindeer. You will have an opportunity to ride in a sleigh pulled by reindeer through the Lapland wilderness.

  • Snowmobile Safari to a Reindeer Farm – 5 hours – from £200 per adult (twin share)
  • Reindeer Farm Visit – 3 hours – from £139 per adult & £95 per child
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Winter sports

Experience the essence of traditional winter travel through snowshoeing across crisp fresh snow or pedal through frozen landscape on an electric fatbike.

  • Arctic Snowshoeing – 2 hours – from £79 per adult
  • Scenic Safari on e-Fatbike – 2 hours – from £119 per adult
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Finnish Experiences

Learn about Finnish lifestyle and traditions, visit a local family or try a sauna experience.

  • Classic sauna experience – 3 hours – from £90 per adult (minimum 2 people)
  • Day as a Finn (including lunch) – 4 hours – from £90 per person
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Santa Experience

Spend a joyful day with Santa Claus, Mrs. Claus and the elves! Have fun tobogganing, bake gingerbread and sweet buns, and visit Santa in his house.

  • Fun day at Santa Claus’ cottage – 4 hours – from £90 per person