Summer activities

SUMMER ACTIVITIES

 

LEVI SIGHTSEEING

We will have a guided walk around the village and then hop in to the transport of choice to visit the top of the Levi fell and enjoy the amazing views. We will then drive to Köngäs and see and experience the Elves Village. There will be even time for some souvenir shopping!

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GOLDPANNING 

Try your luck in gold panning at Elves Village. Local quide will show you to the secrets of finding gold from the sands of the gold pond. You will enjoy coffee and traditional Lappish pastry after the activity.

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MIDNIGHT SUN

Experience the midnight sun. This 1,5 hour trip will take you to the summit of Levi fell. You will experience the wonderful scenery of Arctic Lapland. From the summit you will see the midnight sun when the skies are clear. You will enjoy sipping Lappish forrest berry juice from a traditional wooden cup called “kuksa”. Be prepared to a 2 km hike. Guided tour. On an overcast day we will visit Elves village.

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VISIT SÄRKITUNTURI

Särkitunturi fell offers you an experience which is locally known “viewing the Finnish national scenery”. From top of the fell you can see all of the most famous local fells. Small lakes can be photographed on top of the fell. This place is a must for all the photographers!

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FATBIKING

Visit our Elves village and rent a fat bike for an hour or for the whole day. Levi is popular destination for bikers who love enjoying the nature.

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BERRY HUNTING

The forests of Lapland offer you health and wellbeing. Enjoy the peace and quiet of the wilderness and pick your own blueberries or lingonberries from the forest. After this trip you will enjoy a light meal at Elves Village. You will be also served coffee and home made blueberry pie.

 

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Location: Elves Village

Number of participants: Min: 6 Max:40

Departure times available: 10 – 15

 

 

 

 

MUSHROON HUNTING

From the mossy forest you will be able to find tasty wild mushrooms. The quide will be there to help you. You will enjoy sipping Lappish forest berry juice from a traditional wooden cup called “kuksa”. After this trip you will enjoy a tasty mushroom soup at Elves Village.

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TRECKING

The fells of Pallas raise high above the wilderness of Pallas-Ylläs National Park. You will find snow there even during the warm summer months. Our guide will lead you a 2 km walk along the “Orava Avenue” (Squirrel Avenue) to a hut where you will enjoy the traditional hikers meal barbecuing sausages and sipping Lappish forest berry juice from a traditional wooden cup called “kuksa”. You will be able to spot various wild birds and fauna and enjoy the crystal clear creeks streaming down the fells. You might even spot reindeer if you are lucky.

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FISHING

Enjoy visiting at Elves Village and Ounasjoki river. Fishing has always been important part of Lappish livelihood. Experience traditional way of fishing with lure worms from the river bank. Eat delicious salmon soup at Elves Village restaurant. You even have time for souvenir shopping!

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LEMMENJOKI EXCURSION

This is a must experience when visiting Lapland. Visit Lemmenjoki National Park known as the gold river. On your way you will enjoy the views to the wilderness. After arriving to Njurkulahti bay you will hop on a longboat and travel along the river to Ravadasköngäs water falls. After the perfect photo opportunity you will enjoy coffee, tea and pastry.

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FOREST BATH

Enjoy the silence under the green cathedral of trees. The forest bathing gives you an amazing arctic forest experience and improves your well-being. We will spend a silent moment with the trees listening to the sounds of nature and breathing the healthy forest air. Forest bathing is a break from your electronic world so leave your mobile phones and gadgets behind.

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OXYGEN DETOX

Come join us and wake up the four elements (fire, water, air, earth) as we walk around the Elves Village. Enjoy the Arctic nature and learn how the four elements have always been part of life in Lapland. Breathe the freshest air in the world and even take some with you in a bottle when you head back home.

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RIVERSAUNA

Enjoy the traditional Finnish sauna by the Ounasjoki river at Elves village. Your sauna host/hostess will offer you traditional Lappish refreshments. We will serve a fresh chicken or vegetarian salad and Lappish bread after the sauna. You may also have a taste of Christmas when you enjoy viewing the Christmas story at the Elves Village cinema.

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VISIT REINDEER

Join us for welcome drinks at the Northern Lights Hut and hear more about the reindeer. Have fun feeding the reindeer at Elves village. See a beautiful film about the Lappish nature at Elves Village cinema. We will offer you coffee and traditional Finnish pastry after the reindeer visit.

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MEET HUSKIES

Our Husky Park is famous not only for the full grown huskies but also for the puppies. Visit Elves village at the same time and enjoy the refreshments in our Elves Cafe.

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MEET SHAMAN

Join us by an open fire at the Northern Lights Hut and meet the Lappish Shaman. Enjoy a wild berry juice from a traditional wooden cup called “kuksa”. Hear the Shaman tell stories about life in Lapland. You will also have a chance to shop souvenirs at our souvenir shop.

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LAPPISH COOKING COURSE

Learn how we prepare different sausages from wild boar, reindeer and lamb with different side dishes. Enjoy sauna and Lappish sausage meal at Elves Village. You will receive a Lappish cook book in English, an apron and chefs certificate.

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TRIP TO NORWAY

On your way to the Arctic Sea you will experience the amazing scenery of the Arctic Lapland. The Finnish fells and Norwegian mountains will offer you great photo opportunities. Visit famous local shop “Sannan putiikki” at Sonkamuotka and Saana fell at Kilpisjärvi. After crossing the border you will arrive at Skibotn where the Arctic Sea washes to the rocky shores. Pick a local restaurant and enjoy the meal* of your choice.

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