HUSKY 5-days 2017 RUKA, Kuusamo   Availability      What to wear...  








Profile: No experience is necessary, but you should be  reasonably fit,

confident in your sense of balance, and able to cope with the cold and

long hours outside.

You can take only small backbag ( max.40 L) with you in the sledge.

No luggage transport during the husky tour. You must leave your

suitcase  to hotel or to huskyfarm

So you only need the evening outfit and little personal things with

you  and camera of course.


During the expedition we stay overnights in cabins.

Food: breakfasts, camp lunches and dinners. Please inform your diet

before the safari


ARRIVAL DAY. Transfer from KUUSAMO airport to accommodation

in Ruka  (20min) Meeting the guides at the info-dinner.

SAFARIDAY  1. MON  First you will meet the guides and we will walk around the

farm and meeting the dogs. We start with instruction, riding lesson and safety

lesson. You will learn how to handle the sledge, how to do the right knots and so.

Riding about 25 km and coming to accommodation Lopotti cabins ( about 4-6

person per cabin, 2 twin rooms per cabin, sauna, shower and indoor toilet) 

The normal routine with the dogs. Chaining the dogs for the night, feeding them

and giving little massage. Dinner, sauna and rest.


SAFARIDAY  2. TUE First thing in the morning you will give drink to

the dogs. After that having your own breakfast. Then harnessing  the

dogs for the day´s riding about 45 km to Ollilawhere we will have1-2

small basic wilderness cabins (fireplace & sauna inside, toilets outside)  

Normal routine with the dogs. Dinner, sauna and rest.

SAFARI DAY 3. WED First thing in the morning you will give drink to

the dogs. After that having your own breakfast. The day´s program is

a easy ride about 20 km and the ice-fishing program with the local

fisherman we will check the nets under the lake ice and hear stories

about the history of Sossonniemi fishing village, We will stay the next

night also in the same Ollila cabin.  Dinner, sauna and rest.



SAFARIDAY  4. THU First thing in the morning you will give drink to

the dogs. After that having your own breakfast. Then harnessing  the

dogs and the safari day will begin. 
We will travel back to the Lopotti cabin about 45 km. First we will be

chaining the dogs for the night, feeding them and giving little massage.  
After that sauna,dinner and rest.

SAFARIDAY  5 FRI Our last day with huskies… Heading back to

husky farm; a route about 25 km. Ending the tour to husky farm,

unharness the dogs and giving the thanks to your new best friends.

Sauna, dinner with the guides. 


TOTAL:     about  150 km


Transfer to Kuusamo airport (25min)


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GUIDING LANGUAGE: English, Finnish

PRICE per person: 
7 days husky:   1795 e / person Total program 
(5 days husky tour, local transports, 2 x accommodatin in Ruka
Only 5 dys husky:   1650 e / person
GROUP SIZE: min. 2 – max. 8 person

Total program includes: Airports transfers and huskyfarm transfers,

the accommodation x 6, meals (breakfast x6, camp lunch x5 and

dinner x 6), saunas x6, husky safari 5-days, sleeping bags in cabins

(you can also bring your own sleepingbag if you prefer), outfits

and boots.


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