Finland Winter

One of the most fascinating things about Finland is its unique natural light phenomena, endless daylight in summer and the stunning Northern lights in winter.

Blessed with landscapes of staggering natural beauty, Finland offers a wealth of experiences that span these contrasting seasons.

In winter, you can learn ancient wilderness survival skills mastered by the indigenous Sami for thousands of years – build quinzees, make fires, ice-fish and meet reindeer. Travel by snowshoe or skis across virgin snow to explore frozen forests before resting in cosy, remote wooden cabins.

And whatever the season, in Finland there is always a sauna to enjoy at the end of the day.

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Highlights

  • Learn how to build a quinzees (like an igloo!)
  • Snowshoe through snow-covered forests
  • Cross-country ski through beautiful landscapes
  • Try and catch a glimpse of the Northern Lights

Itinerary

  • Day 1

    Depart the UK, arrive in Hossa and check in to your cabin.

  • Day 2

    Learn wilderness skills such as fire making, orienteering and ice-fishing.

  • Day 3-4

    Explore the snow-covered pine forests and frozen lakes on snowshoes.

  • Day 5

    Learn cross country skiing and once mastered, enjoy the many trails around the cabin.

  • Day 6

    Feed and learn lasooing at the reindeer farm then build a traditional quinzee (igloo).

  • Day 7

    Depart and return to the UK.

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