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SNOW FUN FOR FAMILIES IN NORTH KARELIA | NURMES 2016- 2017 nurmes winter.jpg

What to do next winter? Here is an exciting trip that offers activities for the whole family; you are never too old to play in the snow! Winter safaris take you through the snowy woodlands and frozen lakes. If you are searching for a fun and active winter vacation, this is the one!

Day 1. Snowshoe Safari

Karelian lunch.
We take a snowshoe walking trip to the beautiful Jurttivaara hill. Feel the freedom in the open nature! We'll walk on top of the hill and have dinner and hot drinks at a hut. Jurttivaara hill is one of the highest hills around, offering amazing sceneries to the wintery Lake Pielinen. Duration: 3 hours. Free time to take a sauna

Day 2. Full day husky safari
Breakfast Karelian style.
Safari will start at the Karelian house Bomba. At first, you will get basic information about handling your team huskies. Then it’s time to practice! After taming and harnessing the dogs we shall start the safari of 40 km through white forests and frozen lakes. Each will drive and lead an own team of 4 dogs. Delicious lunch will be served around a campfire. After the safari we return back to Bomba. Dinner and free time to bathe in a sauna.

Day 3. Rainbow trout ice fishing at Lokinlampi
Breakfast Karelian style.
Winter ice fishing on the lake Lokinlampi near the city of Nurmes. Lokinlampi offers lots of nice rainbow trouts for us to catch! Duration: 3 hours
Lunch, free time to bathe in a sauna and dinner.

Day 4. Snowmobile safari
Breakfast Karelian style.
The safe trail offers varying snowy terrains. We drive at a shelter, where we have a delicious open fire lunch. The trails are ideal for photo shooting the beautiful Finnish nature.
Duration: about 3 hours. Dinner and free time to take sauna

Day 5. Breakfast Karelian style.
We offer you: Children’s mini snowmobile driving with a professional guide.
Parents can relax around the campfire and enjoy hot tea, coffee, juice and sweet buns.
Time to say Goodbye, Näkemiin!

Duration: 5 days, 4 nights.
Availability: January 1st - April 30th.
Languages: English, Russian, Finnish.
Required level Normal, moderate
Equipment You will need to have your own warm outdoor clothing suitable for winter activities. Other equipment for the winter activities throughout the whole period is included to the price.

Price 1705 €/ family of 2 adults and 1- 2 children (2-15 years)
           875 € / person

Group size min. 2 persons and from 1 family to 10 families.

Price includes: Accommodation Snowshoes trip, husky safari, snowmobile safari, fuels, ice fishing, mini snowmobile driving, 4x lunches, 4x dinners, 4x breakfast, accommodation, equipment’s and guide services.

Small groups: 2- 4 persons and families in Siimes cottage at Kynsiniemi. (15 km Bomba). Accessibility for activities. Possibility for extra beds at summertime in granary cabin rooms.

Big groups: up from 4 persons and mixed groups, accommodation in single and double rooms at Bomba Karelian village.

Terms of cancellation and payment : Attention Due to bad weather conditions and force majeure.
Cancellation 7 days – 5 days prior to the event, 50 % of the agreed price due. Cancellation 4 days – 0 hours before the event, whole price due.

- Driver of the snowmobile is required to be at least 15 years old and have an official license to drive a motorized vehicle.

Reservations and information
Karelia Expert Tourist Service Ltd
Tel. +358 (0)50 336 0707

Additional charge - Long Husky safari 180 €/ adult, 85 €/ children
- Ice Fishing on Lake Pielinen 50 €/ person
- Baking Karelian Pie (Karjalanpiirakka) 15 €/person
- Snowshoes safari to Koli 80 €/ person
- Quad bike driving for children 60 €/ 1 hour


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Karelia Expert Tourist Service Ltd
Kauppatori 3, 75500 NURMES
Tel. +358 (0)50 336 0707

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