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Rovaniemi: Snowmobile Safari Adventure

1. Rovaniemi: Snowmobile Safari Adventure

Join this exciting tour opportunity in Rovaniemi for a dose of adrenaline-fuelled snowmobiling action. This is a fantastic tour choice for those looking to pack in some adventure during their time exploring Lapland's gorgeous natural surroundings. To begin this snowmobiling adventure, you will be picked up at your accommodation. Meet your qualified guide and get dressed up in an insulated winter overall. After a short briefing, you will step into a modified Super Jeep and drive up the forest to the snowmobile base. Once participants have had a short briefing on how to operate the snowmobiles and have been provided with necessary safety equipment, you will pull the throttle and make the hair-raising journey into the Arctic Circle forests and lakes. Prepare for some serious speed as you find yourself whizzing across the wild! You will stop to rest before you come back to base and enjoy hot drinks and gingerbread.

Visit to Santa’s Village and Snowmobiling to Reindeer Farm

2. Visit to Santa’s Village and Snowmobiling to Reindeer Farm

Come and discover the secrets of Santa Claus and his trusted helpers! Meet Father Christmas himself, visit Santa’s official Post Office, do some shopping and enjoy a delicious lunch. Afterwards, you will head for the snowmobiles and drive to a local reindeer farm. Meet the reindeer, let them take you on a momentous sleigh ride and take part in an exciting and special “Crossing of the Arctic Circle” ceremony. After a splendid day, you will return back to the city by snowmobiles, full of the joys of life. A "Crossing the Arctic Circle Certificate" is given to you as a gift at the end of the safari.

Rovaniemi: Northern Lights Snowmobile Hunt

3. Rovaniemi: Northern Lights Snowmobile Hunt

Northern Finland is full of marvelous places for watching the Northern Lights. There are many ways to get out of the city to see them, but none is more adventurous than by snowmobile. Experience the thrill of riding across the snow under the night stars for a full 5 hours with your guide.   Your final destination is a fireplace in the magical woods of the Arctic. Enjoy pork meat Lappish sausages and steaming blueberry tea as you relax to the sound of the crackling fire. Your guide will tell you tales about the spectacular phenomenon of the Northern Lights as you wait for them to appear above you.

Rovaniemi: Snow Fun Day Combo

4. Rovaniemi: Snow Fun Day Combo

You will start by riding snowmobiles and have the chance to ride your own snowmobile around the Arctic Circle area. Enjoy the beautiful wintery forest scenery and take photos in the short stops made during the ride. You will make a stop at a Reindeer Farm where you'll experience a short, but exciting reindeer sleigh ride (around 2,296 feet / 600 meters). Then you will warm-up in the Lappish tepee called a “kota”, where hot Lappish berry juice and cookies will be served for the guests. Here you will take part in the mysterious Arctic Circle ceremony. After snowmobiling, you will go to a local husky camp to find out more about dog sledding in the Arctic areas. You will get to ride in the sleigh pulled by the team of anxious and sporty huskies for approximately one mile (2 kilometers), which takes about 7 – 10 minutes. Warm drinks will be served at the same time, and you will hear stories about the dogs, their breeds, pedigrees and daily life in the kennel. You can also pet the dogs and take photos.

Rovaniemi: 5-Hour Snowmobile and Ice Fishing Adventure

5. Rovaniemi: 5-Hour Snowmobile and Ice Fishing Adventure

Delve into the depths of the wilderness as you drive 30 to 40 kilometers along the frozen rivers on a snowmobile and watch the winter scenery fly by. Drive along the frozen rivers to a hidden winter fishing spot in the middle of the wilderness. Learn the Finnish way of life as your guide teaches you how to drill a hole in the ice and prepare the ice-fishing rod and baits. In the meanwhile, your guide will prepare a delicious soup lunch. If you're lucky, this will be accompanied by the catch of the day. Afterwards, travel back to the starting point.

Rovaniemi: Snowmobile to Reindeer, Husky Farm, Santa Village

6. Rovaniemi: Snowmobile to Reindeer, Husky Farm, Santa Village

Start with pickup from your hotel in Rovaniemi. Then hop on your snowmobile and first go directly to the Reindeer Farm. Admire these graceful animals and enjoy a short sleigh ride with them. Next, make your way to the Husky Farm where you will interact with these beautiful, loyal, and energetic companions. Learn more about the history of these working dogs, and be pulled on a short sledge ride to see them in action! Once you are back from the farm visits, enjoy some free time to explore the Santa Claus Village. Experience the festive atmosphere, cross the Arctic Circle, meet Santa Claus. Visit the Post Office on-site and do some gift shopping, before being returned to your hotel.

Rovaniemi Snowmobiling: 3-Hour Northern Lights Safari

7. Rovaniemi Snowmobiling: 3-Hour Northern Lights Safari

Marvel at the beauty of the Lapland night as you ride your snowmobile under dark, starry skies. You’ll head into the mysterious snowy forest and away from the city lights in pursuit of the magical aurora borealis, also known as the northern lights. Maneuver your snowmobile through the forests of Lapland outside Rovaniemi city on a 2-hour ride, as you learn the fundamentals of handling this machine. The northern lights are a natural wonder and not fully predictable, so you’ll need to be in the right place at the right time to see the spectacular display in the northern sky! Enjoy a stop along the way to build a fire and grill some delicious sausages. The duration of the program is 3 hours, including preparations. The riding time on snowmobiles is approximately 1 hour and 30-40 minutes.

Rovaniemi: Aurora Borealis Snowmobile Safari & Campfire BBQ

8. Rovaniemi: Aurora Borealis Snowmobile Safari & Campfire BBQ

This Northern Lights hunting tour by snowmobile takes you deep into the wonderful winter landscape of the Arctic Circle. Your guide will lead you on a unique adventure through nature where only the moonlight, stars, and snowmobile lights illuminate the way.   In the middle of the wilderness, stop to observe the sky. Be surrounded by lakes and forests rising towards the night sky. Without city lights in sight, be amazed by the gorgeous view. The guide will prepare an open fire for warmth, where you can enjoy warm refreshments and grilled sausages.  If you’re lucky and the sky is clear, see the flaming Northern Lights dancing in the sky in mysterious silence.

Rovaniemi: Northern Lights Sleigh Ride with Hot Snacks

9. Rovaniemi: Northern Lights Sleigh Ride with Hot Snacks

The thrill of witnessing the Aurora Borealis is a once-in-a-lifetime experience for many. The Northern Lights dancing up above is such a powerful and unique natural phenomenon it changes lives down on Earth. Your guide will take control of the snowmobile and will take you on a journey through the snowy and unforgettable landscape, all the way to a magic frozen lake, far away from the residential areas and their light pollution. After arriving, a traditional Lappish BBQ will be prepared for you and you can enjoy it next to the campfire to keep you warm. Wait for the Northern Lights to appear while relaxing by the fire, enjoy a warm Sami blueberry tea and listen to the stories and tales of the Northern Lights.

Rovaniemi: 2-Hour Snowmobiling Experience

10. Rovaniemi: 2-Hour Snowmobiling Experience

This 2-hour adventure offers you the opportunity to take a snowmobile for a quick spin and master the art of driving these fascinating vehicles.  You will be driving for approximately 20 kilometers, accompanied by an experienced guide, through the magical winter landscapes of Lapland. During the safari, stop for a break to enjoy a hot drink and experience the silence of the vast and beautiful Rovaniemi wilderness. 

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What people are saying about Rovaniemi

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 407 reviews

Fantastic good trip with a fantastic guide. Was picked up at my hotel on time in modern bus. Was well received when we arrived at the starting point, where we got clothes, boots and a helmet, as well as information about the trip. We set out slowly and quietly we could set the pace. We drove in beautiful natural surroundings in forests and on large frozen lakes. Good opportunity to try your hand at the snowmobile in the open countryside. In the middle of the trip we paused at a small restaurant in the woods, where there was a very delicious lunch ready for us. This trip has an appropriate length, both in time and distance. Definitely worth all the money.

This is really great experience and be one of the best activity in Finland!!. Snowmobile is super fun and it is a long journey (about 40 KM) along with amazing view (luckily, the weather is also nice). Ice fishing is our new experience even we did not catch any haha. Our tour guide (Svarva) is really nice, friendly, supportive. He teach us how to drive the snowmobile, do the local snow fishing and make us really delicious lunch (reindeer soup with potato bread and berry juice). Recommended!!!

It was such a great experience and the guide was super nice. 5h is the perfect length for the tour with a short lunch break. The food was amazing and the 30min break was just enough to get the energy level back up. Would definitely recommend this trip.

This was our best experience in Rovaniemi. Our guide Bert was really nice and we did a lot of things ! I recommend 100%.

We had a great guide! It was one of the most fun activity we had ever had!