Guided wilderness tours

WINTER SEASON

The guided wilderness tours of Saariselkä Training are usually organized in small groups with maximum 10 people per group. Our wish is to organize own private tours for all families and parties.

This way we can guarantee the best possible experience for each guest.



Snow shoe tours

 

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Snow shoe tour in winter wonderland

On this snowshoe tour You will get the chance to explore the untouched snow banks of Hammastunturi Wilderness area.

We’ll hike outside the maintained trails which means that we will very unlikely meet other people. Our journey takes us to the snowy and magical spruce forest which is the northern most spruce forest in Finland. On a beautiful spot we will take a break and enjoy some small snacks and warm berry juice.

Price:
  • 70€ / person
  • price includes guidance in English, equipment, and small snack on the way
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Snow shoe tour in winter wonderland


Sunset tour to fell Iisakkipää

On this snowshoe tour You will get the chance to explore the untouched snow banks of Urho Kekkonen National Park.

We’ll hike outside the maintained trails which means that we will very unlikely meet other people. We’ll reach the top of Iisakkipää fell by sunset and take a short break on the top. On the way back to the village we’ll admire all the amazing colours of the sun set.

Price:
  • 70€ / person
  • price includes guidance in English, equipment, and small snack on the way
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Sunset tour to fell Iisakkipää


Chasing the northern lights on snow shoes

On this snowshoe tour You will get the chance to explore the untouched snow banks of Urho Kekkonen National Park.

We’ll hike outside the maintained trails which means that we will very unlikely meet other people. We start the tour after sun set and head towards the top of fell Iisakkipää. If we are lucky we will see the northern lights dancing on the sky. Even if we aren’t that lucky, walking in dark forest is a unique experience.

Price:
  • 70€ / person
  • price includes guidance in English, equipment, and small snack on the way
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Chasing the northern lights on snowshoes



Fatbike tours

 

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Fatbike tour to the fells, 2h

The tour begins from the Saariselkä Booking’s receptions where it is also possible to rent mountain bikes. The local guide takes you to the snowy fells of Saariselkä. The speed and track is chosen according to the skills of the group and the trail can be modified even during the tour.

Price:
  • 70€ / person
  • price includes guidance in English, equipment, and small snack on the way
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Fatbike tour to the fells



SUMMER SEASON

Mountain biking

 

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Mountain bike tour to Urho Kekkonen national park, 2h

The tour begins from the Saariselkä Booking reception where you will get a suitable rental bike for the tour.

We head towards trails of Urho Kekkonen national park. The speed and track is chosen according to the skills of the group and the trail can be modified even during the tour.

This tour is suitable for everybody, and you don’t need to have earlier mountain biking experience.

Price:
  • 70€ / person
  • price includes guidance in English, equipment, and small snack on the way
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Mountain bike tour to Urho Kekkonen national park


Afternoon coffee in Kulmakuru, mountain bike tour 3-4h

The tour begins from the Saariselkä Booking reception where you will get a suitable rental bike for the tour.

Tour to Kulmakuru gorge is one of the true MTB classics of Saariselkä. The tour is not marked so you will need a guide to lead you through the wilderness area. Along the way, you will find the most amazing single-trails, walk across river Tolosjoki twice, and enjoy afternoon coffee by open fire.

This tour is suitable for people with relatively good shape and some earlier mountain biking experience.

Length:
  • Approx. 30km
  • 3-4 hours
Price:
  • 100€ / person
  • price includes guidance in English, equipment, and coffee/tea/hot chocolate by open fire
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Afternoon coffee in Kulmakuru


Lunch by lake Rautulampi, mountain bike tour 5-6h

The tour begins from the Saariselkä Booking reception where you will get a suitable rental bike for the tour.

Rautulampi is a small clear watered pond in Urho Kekkonen national park. The trail to Rautulampi takes you to the most amazing sceneries of the national park. The trail is partly techical and rocky, but the views are definately worth the struggle. We will grill some sausages and cook coffee by open fire by the beautiful pond Rautulampi.

This tour is suitable for people with good shape and earlier experience in mountain biking.

Length:
  • 40km – 50km
  • 5-6 hours
Price:
  • 120€ / person
  • price includes guidance in English, equipment, and lunch by open fire
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Lunch by lake Rautulampi