Arctic winter holiday 974€/4nights

Winter season means adventure in the ice and snow-covered Kainuu region. The winterful wilderness package in Lentiira gives you an opportunity to explore boreal landscape, its species and learn practical skills related to local lifestyle and arctic conditions. And as in Finland, there is no vacation without traditional sauna experience.

The 4 nights holiday program features guided snowshoe tour to wolverine hut and  ice-fishing workshop. Third day your are ready for self-guided  exploration and can choose either crosscountry skiis, forest skis and/or snowshoes to your excursion. The traditional smoke sauna evening cools down with an opportunity to have a refreshing icebath in a frozen lake. The all-inclusive holiday package provides you with private cottage accommodation with full board meals and transfers from Kajaani.

Itinerary

Day 1 Arrival

Transfer from Kajaani airport/train to Lentiira Holiday Village. After check-in dinner is served at our atmospheric Pirtti restaurant. We serve mainly traditional Finnish dishes with local ingredients. During the welcoming evening guests will get familiar with the resort and holiday program.

Day 2 Snowshoe trek to wolverine hut

After early breakfast we start our snowshoe excursion to a wolverine obsevation hut. During the trip you will have an introduction to the predators and other species native to the taiga forest. Guided by professional nature guide, we might most probably scout tracks of hare, fox, elk, wolf and/or wolverine on the snow. Duration 6 hours including transfers and lunch pack.

Day 3  Ice-fishing workshop and sauna evening

Ice-fishing represent Finnish lifestyle at its best. Once you learn to get a pike a perch through a drilled hole in the ice, the next step is to prepare the fish for meal. Duration 6 hours including guidance, equipment, lunch at the campfire.

In the evening its time for traditional smoke sauna and chilling ice bath experience that you will never forget! Duration 2 hours including introduction, encouragement and refreshments.

Day 4 Self-chosen activities

Explore the snowcovered landscape with self-guided tours of your choice. We will give tips what direction to take with either crosscountry skis, forest skis and/or snowshoes, just as you wish! There is possibility to disccover the earby islands, visit the nearby monument or just wonder around the tranquil  village. During lunch time can make bonfires in our tipiis. 

Day 5
Goodbye

Checking out after breakfast and transfer to Kajaani airport/train or bus.

Information

Departures
Weeks 51 - 52 / 2022
Weeks 1 and 8 - 11 / 2023

Price
974€/person (min. 2 adults)
Child -30%

Including
- 4 nights cottage stay w. sheets & towels
- fullboard meals
- guided activities as stated in the program

Optional
- Winter clothing 80€/person
- Husky safari 168€/person + transfers to Kuhmo

Good to know
All our programs are safe and guided by experienced professionals. We reserve right to change the order of activities due to weather conditions or other productional reasons. Our aim is to provide the best possible experience to our quests.

What to bring
We can’t highlight enough the importance of comfortable winter-warm clothing from top til toe. This means knit cap, warm scarf, warm mittens, long johns and long-sleeved camisole, pullover, quilted jacket and trousers/overall, and, a pair of warm shoes preferably covering the ankles.

We do rent winter outfit, however you need take care of the warm inner layers nevertheless. If in doubt, please advice. Regarding wildlife observation it is a good idea to bring binoculars to get best out of the experience.


Bookings

Contact us via email or phone for resrvations and further details

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Winter

Winter season is wonderful time to relax and enjoy the absolutely beautiful snow-covered scenery. Some five months lasting layer of ice and snow offer fantastic opportunities to experience winter wonders the northern latitudes. Here you find the best ideas and programs for winter and Christmas holidays in Lentiira. In addition to equipment rental - snowshoes, backcountry skis, ice fishing equipment - we also provide all-inclusive holiday programs.

Contact

Lentiira Holiday Village
Petäjäniementie 121
88930 Lentiira
FINLAND
sales (at) lentiira.com

Telephone
Reception +358 44 72 88 930 (Eng)
Petri +358 50 585 12 10 (Ger)
Sanna +358 400 677 667 (Fra, Swe)

 

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