Ruka Winter Adventure


Lapland in Winter
Beautiful lakeside guesthouse
Sleep in a real snow igloo
Lappish winter adventures


Discover the delights of Ruka and Kuusamo in winter, where Lapland begins, when the lush landscapes are blanketed in deep snow, the mountain air is crisp and pure and the days are filled with exhilarating winter adventures.

Outline Itinerary

1. Arrive Finland, transfer to Ruka. Overnight at Papin Talo Guesthouse for 7 nights on a full board basis.
2-7. Daily winter activities including:
• Snowmobile Safari
• Husky Safari
• Reindeer Experience
• Snowshoe Hike in Search of the Northern Lights
• Use of snowshoes and forest skis
• Finnish Sauna Experience
• Sleep in a real snow igloo
8. Transfer to Kuusamo airport to depart Finland.


7 Nights from £1820 per person

Departure Dates

December to April

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From a comfortable based in beautiful Iisakki Village on the shores of Lake Rukajärvi, just a 10-minute drive from Ruka, spend your days exploring this stunning winter wonderland. During the week, you will learn the skills required to ride a snowmobile, mush your own team of dogs on a husky safari and lasso a reindeer. Explore independently by snowshoe or forest skis and for a little downhill action head into the village where the multifaceted ski area is suited to both beginners and experts alike.

After each exhilarating day, return to the warmth and comfort of Papin Talo Guesthouse which will become your home away from home with its relaxed Finnish ambiance. Dine on tasty Finnish fare and northern delicacies, embrace Finnish culture with an authentic wood heated sauna experience and head out in search of the northern lights by snowshoe. During this week long adventure, one night of your stay will be spent in a real snow igloo, an experience not to missed.

So, whether you are travelling alone, as a couple or a family, head to Ruka this winter where you are assured a fun packed winter adventured filled with new and memorable experiences.

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Price is based on 2 persons travelling and sharing a room and is dependent on travel dates and length of stay. Please contact us for more specific pricing.

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