Hotel Laanihovi

Viskitie 1, Saariselka, Lapland, 99830, Finland | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Saariselka

Husky Dog Farm & snowmobile Safari

A travel blog entry by garytan


... their nature and training program. The huskies truly love the cold climate as well as running and pulling the sleigh. The hosts will then guide you through on how to drive a husky sledge and once the lovely huskies are harnessed in teams, take off with the howling dogs. After this amazing and unusual experience, have a coffee break at the kota and hear more about the life at the farm. Transfer back to hotel.

We started with the snow mobile ride. Serene drove her ...

Husky sledging in the arctic

A travel blog entry by davidcarder


Today we changed accommodation and we moved from our cosy glass igloos to our traditional log cabin complete with a private sauna and sledges. We ventured to a remote husky farm. We kitted up in warm waterproof overalls and boots. We were expecting to be a passenger on a sledge but we quickly realised, whilst being given a driving lesson, that were we going to drive it. We drove for 1.5 hours ...

Reindeers and Auroras and Snowshoes, Oh My!

A travel blog entry by sinfronteras


... could walk up to the top of the ski "hill" and have lunch at the restaurant. Well once I got to the ski lift I was told to take the lift up to the restaurant—which I did. The higher we go, the more the winds kicked up and made it VERY cold. Once I got up there I barely kept up with the speed of the chair lift (which didn’t much slow down) so it kept kicking me in the butt as I tried to scooch up and out of the way. There was a missed ...

North of the Arctic Circle

A travel blog entry by sinfronteras


... to inhabit it?!"

We got to the airport and as we checked in, the young woman asks, “are you Jorge?” Wow, in Finland and they know how to pronounce my name! Quite unlike the US where I very often get, “George?” [Have I mentioned how I dislike being called that? If you’ve known me in the past 40 years, of course you have.] So we’re off to a good start. [And it ...

Don't throw stones in glass igloos

A travel blog entry by adamandlara55


... and not much else. Granted, we have arrived too late in the season for summer activities and too early in the season for winter activities but still!!! There are pretty much only shops there and if you want to get a photo with Santa it's 25€!!!!!! That is certainly not the Christmas spirit!!! Onto the bus and headed for the igloo village at Kakslauttanen. 300€ to stay in the glass igloo for one night and we are hoping beyond hope that its worth ...


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4.00 of 5 stars Excellent