Guided winter activities

During the winter season 15.12.2017 - 22.4.2018 Hotel Kalevala arranges extra programs on a daily or weekly basis. Minimum group size: 2 persons.

Extra cost of private excursion + 50 €. Single supplement +100%

For more information:
sales@hotellikalevala.fi


or from the reception

Snowmobile safari, short safaris

All safaris are guided and include thermal suit, boots, cloves, socks and helmet, insurance (own risk 600 €/snowmobile)

BASICS OF SNOWMOBILING - 1 HOUR
Incl. 15 -20 km drive, hot juice after the tour
75 € / person when 2 persons / 1 snowmobile
109 € / person when 1 person / 1 snowmobile
Basics for one person only 129 €


2 HOUR SNOWMOBILE SAFARI
Incl. 20 - 25 km drive, hot juice
109 €/person when 2 persons/1 snowmobile
139 €/person when 1 person/1 snowmobile


3 - 4 HOUR SNOWMOBILE SAFARI
Incl. 25-40 km drive, coffee and sausages by an open campfire
159 €/person when 2 persons/1 snowmobile
199 €/person when 1 person/1 snowmobile

Snowmobile safari, long safaris

All safaris are guided and include thermal suit, boots, cloves, socks and helmet, insurance (own risk 600 € /snowmobile)

4 - 5 HOUR SNOWMOBILE SAFARI
Incl. 40 - 70 km drive, lunch and coffee by an open campfire
209 €/person when 2 persons/1 snowmobile
245 €/person when 1 person/1 snowmobile


5 - 6 HOUR SNOWMOBILE SAFARI
Incl. 55-100 km drive, lunch and coffee by an open campfire
239 €/person when 2 persons/1 snowmobile
289 €/ person when 1 person/1 snowmobile


8 - 10 HOUR SNOWMOBILE SAFARI
Incl. 100-150 km drive, lunch and coffee by an open campfire
350 €/ person when 1 person/1 snowmobile

SNOWMOBILE & ICEFISHING SAFARI
This snowmobile safari will be made through the snowy forests along variable terrain to the The price includes guide services, snowmobile, fuel, insurance (own risk 600 €/snowmobile), safari clothing, helmet, ice fishing equipment, coffee and snack by open fire.
Duration 4-5 hours
202 €/person when 2 persons /1 snowmobile

Husky safaris and excursions

2 HOUR HUSKY TOUR
Huskysafari from hotel shore to the snowy forests. Price includes 2 hour guided husky tour (2 persons/sleigh) and thermal overall.
180 €/person
Child under 12, 100 €
min. 4 persons


HUSKY SAFARI
Price includes transfers (appr. 45 min/direction), presentation of the husky kennel, guided safari appr. 20 - 25, km 2 persons/sleigh, picnic lunch and thermal overall.
219 €/person

HUSKY FUN WITH SLEIGH DRIVE
Joyful atmosphere is guaranteed by the huskies who are always happy to meet new people. Everyone gets a chance to enjoy a husky sleigh ride, sitting in a sled or driving him/herself. Warm drinks with salty and sweet local pastries are enjoyed indoors.
125 €/adult
75 €/child under 15

Ski schools and cross country skiing

CROSS COUNTRY SKI- SCHOOL
2 hour ski school at the Kalevala ski-centre, suitable for beginners or for those looking for more techniques. This is suitable also for children.
42 €/person

2 HOUR CROSS COUNTRY SKI TOUR
Suitable for everybody, appr. 20 km. Incl. hot juice
45 €/person

5 HOUR CROSS COUNTRY SKI TOUR
For more experienced skiers, approximately 25 km guided tour, incl. picnic lunch by an open campfire
87 €/person

2 HOUR SKI TREK IN THE DARK
Light cross-country skiing trek in the dusk, the route mostly on lake ice. Coffee by a campfire along the way. Length approximately 15 kilometres
45 €/person

FOREST SKI TOUR
With long skis you can ski where ever you want. Ski in the middle of the silent forests where you can't go by walking. Duration 2 hours, including hot juice.
48 €/person

Snowshoe tours

BASICS OF SNOWSHOEING
Guided snowshoe tour on Kalevala canvas and nearby islands. Tour lenght 1,5 hours, group size 2-30 persons.
Price starting from 15 €/person, child under 12 yo 10 €

2 HOUR SNOWSHOE TOUR
Guided tour for along taiga forest and lake for beginners, incl. hot juice
45 €/person

5 HOUR SNOWSHOE TOUR
Guided tour along the taiga forest and frozen lake, with picnic lunch by an open campfire. This tour requires a little experience.
95 €/person

Exiting swim at the Pajakkakoski rapid

The exciting swim takes place in the Pajakkakoski rapid in the centre of Kuhmo. The preparations for the swim include dressing in thermal underwear and a rescue suit with assistance from your guide. The first step is to get used to floating in the river and then the safety procedure and matters related to swimming down the rapid are explained. The participants swim down the rapid one by one. There are two guides at the end of the river to make sure everybody gets out of the water safely. The experience is completed by having a warm toddy in a tepee below. Transfer hotel - Pajakkakoski - hotel included in the price.
140 €/person

Guided fat bike tour

Fat bikes are available in winter time! Guided fat bike tour to destination planned with a guide. Price includes guide, helmet, bike and refreshments.

49 €/person 2 hours
69 €/person 3 hours

Nordic walking

Guided Nordic Walking tour near the hotel, during the walk you’ll see the large area of Kalevala; Petola Nature Centre, Winter War Museum, Kalevala Ski centre and Harakkasaari island. Suitable also for children. Price includes Nordic Walking poles. Duration 2hours.
38 €/person

Ice fishing

During this activity you may be part of the fishing day of the local fishers. Our guide Reki-Pertti will teach ice fishing to You and You´ll try some fishing with nets (yes, under the ice!), Drill the ice- and try some fishing with jig. You may try some Initial instruction for beginners, group goes fishing with snowshoes, skis or by walk. Incl. picnic lunch by an open campfire, equipment for the rest of the day. Duration 2-3 hours.
95 €/person

Snowshoe tracking to wolverine hut

Follow the tracks of wolverine, elk and hare by snowshoes with your professional wilderness guide. You’ll reach the private wilderness hut where you’ll stay 1,5-2 hours in middle of silence to get a chance to observe the wolverine or other animals of the taiga forest. Incl. transfers, hot drinks and picnic. Duration 5-6 hours
90 €/person

Taiga aurora

Feel the magic of the polar sky and the northern lights. Professional
wilderness guide will take you through the forests get to the spot to
observe northern lights. Guide will tell you stories about the sky and
northern lights and a fire will keep you warm while waiting the magic
moment to happen. Price includes snacks, transfers, using sleeping bags. Duration 4 hours, about 9pm to 1am
90 €/person

Taiga snowshoe and ice fishing

Reach the wilderness lake by snowshoeing, with a chances to see tracks of wild animals on the way like wolverines, elk, hare… At the lake try your luck to catch perch living under the ice. Ynjoy a brake and warm up around fire that you will learn to make. Price includes hot drinks and picnic, transfers. Duration 5-6 hours.
95 €/person

Wolverine watching night

Spend the night in specially designed watching hide observing the wildlife in winter. Wolverine season starts in February and wolves are also present year around. During the night you also have perfect chance to see Northern lights! Watching hides are heated during winter.
Price includes transfers (appr. 50 min/direction) snacks in the hides, sleeping bags and pillows. Equipment recommended: clothes according to weather forecasting, binoculars, video and camera, something small to eat. Please note smoking is not allowed during the night and we require absolute silence. Duration from appr. 4pm until appr. 7am.

Winter rental

Cross country ski set
10 €/day, 45 €/week
Skis, shoes, poles

Snow shoes + poles
10 €/day, 45 €/week

Fat bike
15 €/3h, 30 €/day, 100 €/week

Ice fishing equipment
7 €/day, 28 €/week

Ice skates
7 €/day, 28 €/week

Thermal overall
25 €/day, 65 €/week
Suit, hat, cloves, socks, boots

Nordic walking poles
5 €/3h, 10 €/day, 25 €/week

Snowmobile
75 €/1h
90 €/2h
100 €/3h
110 €/4h
150 €/8h
180 €/day
300 €/weekend
800 €/week

Price does not include snowmobile track permit.
Price includes: suit, boots, helmet, insurance (own risk 750 €)
Snowmobiles will be delivered with engine and oil tanks full. Fuel is charged by consumption.
Track permit price:
9 €/3 h, 15 €/day, 30 €/week, 50 €/season (1.10. - 30.5.)

SKI WAXING
purification 5 €
holding lubricant 10€
glide lubricant 15€
holding and glide lubricant 20€

Wellness treatments

- Peat sauna, infrered sauna
- Herbal baths
- Classical massage
- Traditional Finnish bonesetting
- Reiki healing
- Skin treatments
- Peat treatments

You can find all the wellness treatments by clicking this box

Wellbeing

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