Winter activities

WINTER ACTIVITIES

 

ARTIC EXPERIENCE

Be prepared for a wonderful experience meeting the reindeer and husky dogs. You will have a 350m ride with reindeer, 650m ride on a husky sledge and 1km drive on a snow mobile. After the rides, you will enjoy warm drinks by a fire in a traditional Lappish teepee / kota and hear the story of the year of the reindeer. You even have time for souvenir shopping at Elves Village café after the activities. After the activities, you will have a chance to book for longer safaris of your choice. The price also includes a visit to the Elves Village.

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HUSKY SAFARI

Meet the lovely Husky dogs and go sledding in winter wonderland. Visit also Elves Village and even have time for some souvenir shopping.

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REINDEER SAFARI

Visit the reindeer and enjoy a sledge ride for 1,5 km in a snowy forest. Visit also Elves Village and even have time for some souvenir shopping.

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REINDEER AURORA HUNTING

Aurora Borealis i.e. Northern Lights is one of the most desired reason to visit Arctic Lapland. Aurora season can start as early as last week of August and lasts as long as the night skies are dark. Auroras can be viewed best from a place where there are no street lights, so Elves Village is a perfect place to experience them. You can wait for the light show in a lovely café shop and then go out for the show. On some nights we might even drive to the fell to get a better view of the phenomena.

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AURORA HUNTING BY CAR

Aurora Borealis i.e. Northern Lights is one of the most desired reason to visit Arctic Lapland. Aurora season can start as early as last week of August and lasts as long as the night skies are dark. Take a drive in our minivan with our guide and hunt for the lights in the sky.

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SNOWMOBILE SAFARI

A great experience for those who have never driven a snowmobile before. After stepping in to the warm overall you will get a lesson how to handle the snowmobile and then you are ready to go! Drive through the winter wonderland and have a short stop for a warm drink before returning to the safari house.

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SNOWSHOE WALKING

Enjoy learning to walk with snow shoes. During the night walk we will go Aurora hunting. This is a nice physical activity that takes you along the snowy river and forest around the Elves Village. Enjoy a warm soup meal after your walk in the nature. You will even have some time for some souvenir shopping. Snow shoe rental without a guide is also available.

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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 Elves village. There will be even time for some souvenir shopping!

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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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ICE FISHING

Imagine sitting on a small chair on frozen lake and enjoying the pure Lappish air and wintery views to the fells as you are trying to lure fish from the frozen lake. Our guide will take you to the lake and show you the secrets of ice fishing.

You will drill your own hole through the ice and then all you need is patience. You will also be introduced to local stick fishing tradition. This is a fun activity for the whole family. After the fishing trip you will have a chance to visit Elves Village for some warm salmon soup and even do some souvenir shopping!

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ALPINE SKIING

Rent your equipment and learn how to do downhill skiing or snowboarding. If you are a pro, just take a short walk from Elves Hotel Hullu Poro and you have 43 slopes and 28 ski lifts available for some serious winter fun. Book your instructed lessons from the hotel concierge. For cross-country skiing rent your equipment and learn how to do cross country skiing. If you are a pro, just take a short walk from Elves Hotel Hullu Poro and you have over 200 kilometres of maintained ski routes available. Ask for instructed lessons from Hullu Poro hotel concierge.

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CROSSCOUNTRY SKIING

Rent skis and enjoy well maintained tracks and Lappish winter wonderland.

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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 and the snow.

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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 have a little taste of Christmas at Elves village and shop souveniers at our souvenier shop.

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