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Private Lappish evening in the wilderness with traditional sauna and dinner

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What to Expect
Your adventure starts with pick-up from your hotel or apartments and transport to lovely Langonlampi lake. The drive will take about 30 minutes. You don't need any experience or special skills to come with us on this tour, just a sense of adventure. Please bring the recommended clothing, backpack, and camera and we’ll provide everything else. Families with children or those looking for a mellow time in the Lappish nature will enjoy this tour.

The greatest time to see the Northern Lights is between October and April. You need fair skies, pitch black nights and some luck to see the dancing lights in the sky. To make the entire experience extraordinary we will take you a traditional Finnish sauna on a private Arctic lake. Let's make this an adventure of a lifetime!

The Northern Lights hunting is one of the most popular things to do in Finland. Seeing flickering shades of blue, green, violet and sometimes even crimson red is one of the most epic adventures you can have. Aurora sights are never guaranteed, as nature is unpredictable. So, that makes this experience even more special. The thrill of the chase, an amazing sauna experience and a traditional dinner in a wooden cottage by the private icy lake are what we call the Best of Lapland.

While we wait for the lights we will prepare the sauna. Once the sauna is all set up it's your time to relax. Let the heat purify your body as the mellow wintery magic of Lapland purifies your soul. Let go of the stress and enjoy the presence of your loved ones. While we do our best to prepare you for an evening in the wilderness, it's up to you decide how you want to spend your time. The classic Nordic way is to spend 10-15 minutes in the sauna and then jump into ice cold water, or even a big pile of crystal white snow! A cold plunge after a steamy session increases your blood flow, relieves pressure and boosts up your endorphin levels!

After this unique Finnish spa experience, it's time to get back to our little cozy wooden cottage to enjoy Blazed salmon dinner by a fireplace.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Centrally located Rovaniemi hotels and apartments
Duration
4h
Inclusions
  • Private hotel pickup & drop off
  • Local English speaking guide
  • Traditional wood burned sauna adventure
  • Ice swimming / arctic lake swimming
  • Traditional Finnish Salmon dinner
  • Non-alcohol beverages
  • Towels, slippers
  • Northern Lights - if lucky
  • Dinner
  • Snacks
  • Coffee and/or Tea
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Transportation outside Rovaniemi centrally located hotels & apartments
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Not recommended for child aged 3 and under
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Please provide valid phone number
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Northern Lights are a natural occurrence and we are unable to guarantee activity, vibrancy or colour on the evening of the safari.
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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I’ve been there in April for vacation and Alex give me a wonderful vacay. At first he came to pick me and we talk a bit about general things Lapland. Then we arrived the wonderful private place. We enjoyed with Alex’s family. Alex’s wife was so nice like his husband. They cooked
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Response from Alexander_Rudyuk, Owner at Private Lappish evening in the wilderness with traditional sauna and dinner
Responded 9 Oct. 2019
thank you very much! =)
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We had a wonderful experience visiting Alex Rudyuk. Along with an incredible sauna, he gave us much information about his world. We appreciate the knowledge, and really feel that we got an actual taste of what living in northern Finland is like. Thank you so much!
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We thoroughly enjoyed the night, our guide was especially informative and good company. The sauna experience was a perfect opportunity to relax after our trip into Rovaniemi and the meal was a simple yet delightful set of homemade glazed salmon and vegetables.
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It was my first time in Lapland, so I have had no any idea of what was I going to do there. Tons of offers from various tourism companies, plenty of possible trips and services to choose. However, my search ended up on the Private Lappish evening in the real wilderness (so
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This experience only has a few reviews, but you can read what other travellers have to say about the operator.

By: Nordic Adventures
138 reviews
U6848VWgaryw
10
Reindeer/husky ride
This tour company does a good job picking you up on time and accommodating where needed. We did the reindeer/husky
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Romeo E
266
Lucky
Alex was right on time to fetch us at our AIRBNB. We were lucky to see the Northern Lights on the first night.
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fieldingpm
11
Quiet and serene
My wife and I had a great time with our hosts. The sauna they had was authentic and beautiful and we only shared
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X4165VTjennya
10
Santa Claus Village and private meeting with Santa
This was a lovely morning, my beautiful guide was very knowledgable and gave me a wonderful tour, using my camera
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T7935ICsuzannet
10
The best experience we could have asked for!
This was probably our favourite experience that we had in Rovaniemi. The cabin was in a secluded area and sat on a
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Homer M
30
Four friends trip!
I would recommend this tour as it will save you a bit of time (rather than doing it DIY, one by one). It is
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jesjb
20
Fantastic
We had a brilliant day out with a very informative guide. Collected from our apartment and taken to feed the
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arzu_hus
Baku, Azerbaijan
170
LOVED IT!
The tour itself was soo worth it. We got to ride in a husky carriage (I advise 5km distance), had a tour in the
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FamilyTravel34
Istanbul, Turkey
510
Long Husky Ride and Reindeer Farm Visit
Alex is extremely responsive and very friendly. He is eager to resolve any problem and he acts quickly. We took
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326mackenziem
10
Great northern lights tour!
Really enjoyed the tour tonight - had an amazing time, saw some great lights and the hosts were really informative
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Camper65171116227
20
Beautiful Ranua Wildlife Park in winter
Beautiful wildlife park against the magnificent winter scenery and thanks to our friendly guide Alex from Nordic
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Happiness62089
10
Guided Ranua Wildlife Park with lunch.
The guided tour was very informative about the animals much better than a self guided one of just wondering
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tillu30
Zabbar, Malta
10
Fun day at Korouma
We enjoyed drive to Korouma. It was all amazingly white on arrival. Walked through snow covered trees till we
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leviathanMD
10
One of a Kind Finnish Winter Experience
The host is very hospitable and charming, she picked us up from the hotel and drove us out of the city center to a
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Camper65171116227
20
Warm & Fun Experience
Love the wilderness and the private experience in the sauna & pond for ice swimming! The food are DELICIOUS! Thank
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Key Details
  • Nordic Adventures
  • Duration: 4h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English, Russian
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