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. 45 -55 km drive, lunch and coffee by an open campfire
217 €/person when 2 persons/1 snowmobile
267 €/person when 1 person/1 snowmobile
5 - 6 HOUR SNOWMOBILE SAFARI
Incl. 55-65 km drive, lunch and coffee by an open campfire
263 €/person when 2 persons/1 snowmobile
356 €/ 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
Snowmobile safari, short safaris
All safaris are guided and include thermal suit, boots, cloves, socks and helmet, insurance (own risk 600 €/snowmobile)
2 HOUR SNOWMOBILE SAFARI
Incl. 20 - 25 km drive, hot juice
135 €/person when 2 persons/1 snowmobile
179 €/person when 1 person/1 snowmobile
3 - 4 HOUR SNOWMOBILE SAFARI
Incl. 25-30 km drive, coffee by an open campfire
189 €/person when 2 persons/1 snowmobile
244 €/person when 1 person/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.
Child under 12, 85 €
min. 4 persons
Will be arranged at the Husky-kennel near the Russian borderline. 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.
FAMILY FUN WITH HUSKIES
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.
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.
2 HOUR CROSS COUNTRY SKI TOUR
Suitable for everybody, appr. 20 km. Incl. hot juice
5 HOUR CROSS COUNTRY SKI TOUR
For more experienced skiers, approximately 25 km guided tour, incl. picnic lunch by an open campfire
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
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
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.
Guided Nordic Walking tour near the hotel, during the walk youll 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.
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.
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 a ice- and try some fishing with jig. You may try some Initial instruction for beginners, group goes fishing with snowshoes, skies or by walk. Incl. picnic lunch by an open campfire, equipment for the rest of the day. Duration 2-3 hours.
Optional activities for winter
Extra cost of private excursion + 50 €. Single supplement +100%
Cross country ski set (skies, shoes, poles)
10 € day / 45 € week
Snow shoes+ poles set
10 € day / 45 € week
7 € day / 28 € week
Thermal overall (hat, suit, cloves, socks)
10 € day / 25 € week
(prices and bookings at the reception)
- Peat sauna
- Infrared sauna
- Herbal baths
- Classic massage
- Traditional Finnish bone setting
Free of charge
- Board games
- Playstation2 and Nintendo WII games
- DVD-movies (please ask the list from the reception)
- Drying closet at the lobby
- Ski room (for waxing skis)
- Toboggans and kick-sledges