Winter Arctic wilderness survival tour near Rovaniemi, Finland

Experience the tough winter Taiga forests in the Arctic wilderness survival tour near Rovaniemi, Finland!

3 hours
€52 to 100

This Arctic wilderness survival tour near Rovaniemi, Finland will take you out of Rovaniemi, straight into the Taiga forest and its beautiful nature. Accompanied by your guide, you will explore the beauties of Lapland forest, learn more about the trees, plants, their properties, wildlife… You will also be taught how to use your surroundings to make a fire and some other basic survival skills.

In all our activities, our groups are limited to 8 people maximum. It is very important for us to provide you with the best experience as possible, and avoid mass tourism. This way, your guide will know you better and will be able to address all your needs and answer your questions. As we usually say – the smaller the group, the bigger the experience!

Additional information

The tour is seasonal – from November to April. We require at least 2 participants. This tour operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately. Minimum age of passengers is 5. This tour is not recommended for participants with heart complaints or other serious medical conditions. A moderate amount of walking is involved. This tour is a great opportunity for all those of you who are photo enthusiasts, so do not forget to bring your cameras along!

Price Includes

  • Hotel pick-up/drop-off for accommodations outside the city center
  • Snacks and hot beverages
  • Professional guide
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Professional winter clothing and boots

Price Excludes

  1. Accommodation
  2. Flight tickets

What to expect

Once you arrive at the start you will be given a brief on safety instructions and what to look out for. The Wilderness tour has different levels of difficulty depending on your ability, your guide will discuss this with you upon pick up and between you, the best route will be decided.

The Arctic wilderness survival tour near Rovaniemi, Finland is a very special opportunity to those who wish to wander into the forest to try and get a glimpse of the spectacular and elusive Finnish wildlife and natural beauty of Lapland. This tour is also intended to be very educational – your guide will share with you their knowledge and passion about nature, and teach you about the secrets of Finnish nature as well as some basic survival skills.

The tour operates all year round, with specific features attached to each season. In the winter time, you will enjoy views of huge snow drifts, white trails and frozen trees, with very cold temperatures that may drop down to -30°C! In January especially, the wild and beautiful forests look as if they are straight out of a fairy-tale! You will learn about the footprints you find around you in the snow. It’s a shame the brown bears will be sleeping as they have a very impressive paw print... But not to worry as we still have the chance of passing tracks made by wolves, lynx, wolverines, moose, reindeer, weasels, Arctic hare and many more.

Refreshments and a typical Finnish barbecue snack will be provided halfway, as your guide will make a fire to keep you warm. This is a great opportunity for your guide to show you how to build a fire as natives do. No need for matches or lighter, your guide will use a flint & steel and natural elements you would have picked on the way!


Winter Arctic wilderness survival tour near Rovaniemi, Finland: From €52 to €100 for 3 hours

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€52 to €100 3 hours
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