Nellim Wilderness Hotel
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... for you to cover most activities there. On the average, you can attempt up to 3 activities per day but that's going to be quite taxing so I'd recommend 2 activities per day. Skiing is also available around the Ivalo area!
Flight from Ivalo to Helsinki: Finnair (One World Alliance)
Cost: (Returned) Euro 185.87/pax
Duration: 1hr 30mins
Booking: Finnair via eDreams.com
We were fortunate enough to have Mr Henri fix us up with a private Snowmobile night tour. It's one of a kind experience, an exclusive tour just for us after office hours!
We were picked up directly from our cabin by our tour guide at 6.30pm and brought to the equipment centre to put on proper ...
... people) to have some hot tea and reindeer bread by the bonfire. It was heavenly!
Husky Safari: Euro 135/pax (3 hours)
Transport: (to/fro cottage) included in price via Mr Henri's personal vehicle
Gear: Hats to gloves to shoes, all included in price
... t seen them, the trip had been amazing. But this just topped it off completely! Magic.
We stopped another couple of times to watch the lights, and then we drove to a teepee where our guides built a fire and everyone sat in a circle around it and tried to warm themselves up. I thought my toes were going to fall off! They were so sore from the cold and I couldn't get them warm!
Our guides heated kettles over the fire and cooked sausages for us. ...
... spent my time staring out at the stunning view - brilliant blue sky and puffy white clouds surrounded us. I felt so lucky to have the opportunity to take a holiday like this.
We arrived at the small airport at around lunchtime. Everything was covered in a thick blanket of snow! After finally collecting our bags (they took a while to come through, and I was having visions of us trying to survive the bitter cold ...