Our weekly safari schedule

There are many alternatives to choose from and to get unforgetable experiences in a splendid, breathtaking landscape at Syöte.  Join us for some special snowfun and pleasure and make your choice from these exciting safaris.

All these trips can be booked online below.

Monday

Short husky safari at 10:00

After learning how to handle the husky team we’ll start the 6 km long husky safari through the forest, two persons per husky team. The tour takes about 30 minutes. After the safari we’ll hear more about the huskies and their life and you will have coffee or tea and sweet bun in lappish teepee of the farm.

  • Duration: about 2 hours
  • Price: 75 €/adult, 40 €/child (2-12 yrs)
  • Included: guide services, coffee or tea and sweet bun, warm safari outfit

Snowmobile safari to wilderness at 14:00

The safari starts from the hotel where the snowmobiles are lined up. The track goes first down hill, and then onwards along fells, through the forest with heavy snow covered trees and over ice covered swamps or lakes. We stop to make a coffee near the campfire. After the break we start the snowmobiles again to drive back up the Iso Syöte hill.

  • Included: Snowmobilesafari, hot drink (coffee/ tea and buns) safari outfit
  • Duration: approx. 3 hours
  • Price: 99 €/person (2 adults/snowmobile), 134 €/person (1 adult/snowmobile), 49,50 € (child under 12 years old)

Short husky safari at 15:00

After learning how to handle the husky team we’ll start the 6 km long husky safari through the forest, two persons per husky team. The tour takes about 30 minutes. After the safari we’ll hear more about the huskies and their life and you will have coffee or tea and sweet bun in lappish teepee of the farm.

  • Duration: about 2 hours
  • Price: 75 €/adult, 40 €/child (2-12 yrs)
  • Included: guide services, coffee or tea and sweet bun, warm safari outfit

Tuesday

Snowmobile safari & husky safari 6 km at 10:00

Safari starts from Hotel Iso Syöte by snowmobile to the place where the huskies are eagerly waiting for visitors. After introduction to the huskies and instruction you take of with the huskies, strongly pulling your sledge. The safari route goes through snowy forests and ice covered swamps in Syöte area. There are stops to switch drivers and to take pictures.

  • Included: Snowmobile safari, husky safari, safari outfit
  • Duration: approx. 3 hours
  • Price: 175 €/person (2 adults/dog team and max 1 child), single driving supplement 35 €/person, 87,5 € (child under 12 years old)

Kicksledge glides and rides at 14:30

A real Finnish way of moving around when snow covers the paths. Kicksledges are big fun to glide down the hill and ‘kicking’ them upwards again with one leg while the other is standing on one glider to hold the grip. It takes some energy and action from yourself, but it gives big snowfun on the Iso-Syöte hilltop. Your efforts are rewarded when reaching the kota where the campfire will be made and coffee and pulla will be served.

  • Included: Kicksledges, safari outfit, hot drink in kota near campfire
  • Duration: approx. 2-3 hours
  • Price: 49 €/person (1 person per kicksledge), 24,5 € /child under 12 years old

Northern light safari at 20:00

A night time snowmobile safari has a special atmosphere when driving under twinkling stars on the fells and through the snowy forests. We stop to admire the stars in the sky. We’ll have a coffee break by an open campfire. When you are lucky, you might see the Northern Lights!

  • Included: Snowmobile safari, coffee and sandwiches, safari outfit
  • Duration: approx. 3 hours
  • Price: 120 €/person (2 adults/snowmobile), 155 €/person (1 adult/snowmobile), 60 €/child under 12 years old

Wednesday

Snowmobile safari to a frozen lake and ice fishing at 10:00

We start from the hotel by snowmobile to travel through the forest to go to a frozen lake. We bring the gear with us to drill the holes in the ice and go ice fishing on this beautiful lake. Coffee break by an open fire. By snowmobile again back to the hotel.

  • Included: Snowmobile safari, ice fishing, coffee, safari outfits
  • Duration: approx. 3-3,5 hours
  • Price: 115 €/person (2 adults/snowmobile), 150 €/person (1 adult/snowmobile), 57,50 €/ child under 12 years old

One day husky safari at 10:00

After learning how to handle the husky sledge you will start a day tour  with the huskies, two persons per husky team. The route (approx. 30 km) will take you through the forests and over frozen rivers in the beautiful winter landscape close to the National Park of Syöte. During the safari you will stop for a picnic lunch by campfire.

  • Duration: about 4-5 hours
  • Price: 210 €/adult, 105 €/child (2-12 yrs)
  • Included: guide services, picnic lunch, warm safari outfit

A full day husky safari including campfire lunch at 10:30

Transportation to the huskyfarm where the huskies are eagerly waiting for visitors to come. Introduction to team dogs and instructions upon arrival before husky sledge ride. The safari route goes through snowy forests and ice covered lakes and swamps in Syöte nature area. Along the way a sandwich lunch will be used near the campfire. And other stops to switch drivers and to take pictures. The journey with the huskies is approx. 25-40 in total depending on track/weather conditions.

  • Included: Husky safari, transportation, safari outfit
  • Duration: approx. 4-5 hours (incl. return transportation)
  • Price: 249 €/person (2 adults/dog team and max 1 child), single driving supplement 35 €/person, 124,50 € /child under 12 years old

Snowmobilesafari to local blacksmith at 14:00

By snowscootersafari through snowcovered forest and across the hills of Syöte area. Enjoy the nature and experience the adventure of driving with your snowmobile through this Arctic landscape. Heading towards a local blacksmith who knows the art and skills to make the lappish knife “puukko”, as all safari guides are using. Also other local handicrafts and pieces of art can be seen at this workshopand you can even try to be a blacksmith yourself.

  • Included: Snowmobilesafari, coffee and buns, safari outfit
  • Duration: approx. 3 hours
  • Price: 120 €/person (2 adults/snowmobile), 155 €/person (1 adult/snowmobile), 60 €/child under 12 years old

Northern light safari at 20:00

An evening snowmobile safari has a special atmosphere when driving under twinkling stars on the fells and through the snowy forests. We stop to admire the stars in the sky. We’ll have a coffee break by an open campfire. When you are lucky, you might see the Northern Lights!

  • Included: Snowmobile safari, coffee and buns, safari outfit
  • Duration: approx. 3 hours
  • Price: 120 €/person (2 adults/snowmobile), single driving supplement 35 €/person

Thursday

Visit by snowmobiles to a reindeer farm at 10:00

A snowmobile safari through snowy forests and over ice covered lakes to reindeer farm. Introduction by the reindeerman at the farm about the reindeers and reindeer herding. Visitors will have the chance to ride in a sledge pulled by a reindeer. Coffee and pulla at the kota.

  • Included: Snowmobiles safari, reindeer ride and coffee with pulla
  • Duration: approx. 3 hours (35 km)
  • Price: 125 €/person (2 adults/snowmobile), 160 €/person (1 adult/snowmobile), 62,50 € /child under 12 years old)

Husky safari 12 km at 10:00

After learning how to handle the husky sledge you will start a 12 km long husky safari through the forest, two persons per husky team. The tour takes about one hour. After the safari you will hear more about the huskies and their life and you will have coffee or tea and sweet bun in lappish teepee.

  • Duration: approx. 2½ hours
  • Price: 99 € /adult, 50 €/child (2-12 yrs)
  • Included: guide services, coffee and sweet bun, warm safari outfit

Husky safari 12 km and visit to a husky farm by car at 10:30

Transportation to a husky farm where husky dogs are eagerly waiting for visitors. Introduction to team dogs and instructions upon arrival before husky sledge ride. The safari route goes through snowy forests and ice covered lakes surrounding the husky farm. En route stops to switch drivers and to take photos.

  • Included: transfer, husky safari (approx. 12 km), safari outfit
  • Duration: approx. 3 hours (incl. return transfer)
  • Price: 150 €/person (2 adults/dog team and max 1 child), single driving supplement 35 €/person, 75 €/child under 12 years old

Snowshoe hiking trip at 14:00

Our trip starts from the hotel after personal instructions how to use the snowshoes. The trip goes through the deep snow covering the hilltop of Iso Syöte. Enjoying the views and the beautiful snow sculptures made by nature. Discoevring marks and tracks of animals and birds in the snow. During the break the guide will have hot drink and cookies for you.

  • Included: Snowshoes, hot drink, safari outfit
  • Duration: approx. 2-2½ hours
  • Price: 40 €/person

Short husky safari at 15:00

After learning how to handle the husky team we’ll start the 6 km long husky safari through the forest, two persons per husky team. The tour takes about 30 minutes. After the safari we’ll hear more about the huskies and their life and you will have coffee or tea and sweet bun in lappish teepee of the farm.

  • Duration: about 2 hours
  • Price: 75 €/adult, 40 €/child (2-12 yrs)
  • Included: guide services, coffee or tea and sweet bun, warm safari outfit

Friday

Reindeer safari in old fashioned style at 9:30

This is a pleasant way of traveling sitting in a reindeer sleigh watching reindeer “caravan” move when connected by a rope to each other. The old fashioned Lappish way. Coffee and snacks are served in a “kota”.

  • Included: Reindeersafari, coffee and snack, safari outfit
  • Duration: approx. 2,5 hours (3,5-4 km)
  • Price: 99 €/person, 49,50 €/child under 12 years old

A long snowmobile adventure at 9:45

A real snowmobile adventure: a whole day ahead of driving by snowmobile, far out in the nature and the snow covered forests, driving to various type of terrain. A challenging ride of about 70-100km . We recommend one person per snowmobile to really enjoy the fun and getting the chance to be an experienced driver. Up and down hill, making the right curves and moves while using your bodyweight makes it even more exciting. We stop to make campfire and have an outdoor lunch.

  • Included: Snowmobiles safari, thermo outfits, guidance, outdoor lunch and drinks
  • Duration: approx. 6 hours
  • Price: 199 €/person (2 adults /snowmobile), 234 €/person (1 adult/snowmobile), 99,50€/child under 12 years old

Ice fishing at 10:00

Ice fishing trip to beautiful frozen lake. Coffee break by an open fire. Transfer to the lake by car. Drill the holes, lower the line and wait till you get lucky! Campfire in kota.

  • Included: Ice fishing, transfer, coffee, safari outfits
  • Duration: approx. 3 hours
  • Price: 70 €/person, 35 €/child under 12 years old

Ice fishing on river Pärjänjoki at 11:00

After getting the warm clothes from your guide you will be transfered in big sledges pulled by snowmobiles to the river Pärjänjoki, which is an exellent place for ice-fishing. The driving distance to the river is ca. 2 km. Your guide will show you the right methods and then you can start ice-fishing – the national sport of the Finns during winter months! The catch might be perch, grayling or even trout. During the programme you will have a picnic snack and coffee, and maybe fresh fish fried by campfire in teepee.

  • Duration: approx. 3-4 h
  • Price: 55 €/adult, 30 €/child (2-12 yrs)
  • Included: guide services, picnic snack and coffee, warm safari outfit

Snowmobile safari to wilderness at 14:00

The safari starts from the hotel where the snowmobiles are lined up. The track goes first down hill, and then onwards along fells, through the forest with heavy snow covered trees and over ice covered swamps or lakes. We stop to make a coffee near the campfire. After the break we start the snowmobiles again to drive back up the Iso Syöte hill.

  • Included: Snowmobiles safari, hot drink (coffee/ tea) and pulla
  • Duration: approx. 3 hours
  • Price: 99 €/person (2 adults /snowmobile), 134 €/person (1 adult/snowmobile), 49,50 €/child under 12 years old

Visit to the husky farm at 18:00

There are about one hundred Siberian huskies in our husky farm. During the visit you will get acquainted with these lovely dogs and their maintenance. In the Farm´s cozy kota (Lapp teepee) you will enjoy warm juice and sweet buns.

  • Duration: approx. 1 h
  • Price: 8 €/adult, 5 €/child (2-12 yrs)
  • Included: introduction of the husky farm, warm juice and sweet bun

Saturday

Excursion to Ranua zoo and Rovaniemi Santa village at 09:00

Departure by bus from Iso Syöte hotel to Ranua Wildlifepark, 2 hr visit in the park (approx 13 € p.p. entrance fee to be paid on the spot). Onwards to Rovaniemi to the Polarcircle and visit to Santa’s village. There are many souvenir and Finnish design/handicraft shops. If you want you can meet Santa himself!

  • Included: Bus transportation
  • Duration: approx. 8 hours
  • Price: 90 €/person, 45 €/child under 12 years old
    (A minimum of 6 paying adults is needed to be able to carry out this excursion.)

Safari to a reindeer farm by car at 09:30

A real cultural experience where you can learn more about the culture and history of the area and reindeerbreeding. We start from the hotel and drive towards Virkkunen’s traditional reindeer farm which is situated 18 km from the hotel. At the farm the owner tells about reindeer herding and the life at the farm, history, culture and traditions. He welcomes you into his home for coffee, homemade cakes and reindeer sandwiches.

  • Included: Transfers, guided tour around the farm, reindeer program, coffee and sandwiches
  • Duration: approx. 3 hours
  • Price: 70 €/person, 35 €/child under 12 years old

Ice fishing at 10:00

Ice fishing trip to beautiful frozen lake. Coffee break by an open fire. Transfer to the lake by car. Drill the holes, lower the line and wait till you get lucky! Campfire in kota.

  • Included: Ice fishing, transfer, coffee, safari outfits
  • Duration: approx. 3 hours
  • Price: 70 €/person, 35 € /child under 12 years old

Short husky safari at 10:00

After learning how to handle the husky team we’ll start the 6 km long husky safari through the forest, two persons per husky team. The tour takes about 30 minutes. After the safari we’ll hear more about the huskies and their life and you will have coffee or tea and sweet bun in lappish teepee of the farm.

  • Duration: about 2 hours
  • Price: 75 €/adult, 40 €/child (2-12 yrs)
  • Included: guide services, coffee or tea and sweet bun, warm safari outfit

Snowmobile safari to wilderness at 14:00

Safari starts from Hotel Iso Syöte and goes along fells, through forests and over ice covered lakes to a lake where coffee with sandwiches by an open fire will be served. Return back to the hotel.

  • Included: Snowmobile safari, coffee near campfire
  • Duration: approx. 3 hours
  • Price: 99 €/person (2 adults /snowmobile), 134 € /person (1 adult /snowmobile), 49,50 €/child under 12 years old

Husky safari 12 km at 15:00

After learning how to handle the husky sledge you will start a 12 km long husky safari through the forest, two persons per husky team. The tour takes about one hour. After the safari you will hear more about the huskies and their life and you will have coffee or tea and sweet bun in lappish teepee.

  • Duration: approx. 2½ hours
  • Price: 99 € /adult, 50 €/child (2-12 yrs)
  • Included: guide services, coffee and sweet bun, warm safari outfit