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Unique Experiences in Lapland Holidays

Embrace the Serenity of Luxury Ice Fishing

Imagine sitting on a pristine frozen lake, surrounded by the silent beauty of Lapland’s winter landscape. With us at Wildmaker Lapland, ice fishing transforms into an indulgent experience that delves deep into the Finnish soul. The simplicity of the activity belies its profound connection to the local culture. All you need is a frozen lake, thick enough to support your weight, and the basic tools: an ice drill, a rod, and a worm. But we elevate this tradition to new heights.

Our luxury ice fishing adventure takes you to the most coveted spots, accessible by snowmobile, ensuring an exclusive and serene experience. Our spacious ice fishing tent, complete with a wood-burning stove, offers warmth and comfort, allowing you to fish in peace, regardless of the weather outside. This isn’t just fishing; it’s a meditative retreat where the catch of the day is as fresh as it gets, and the taste is unparalleled because it’s your own catch. The excursion lasts about 3-4 hours, but the memories will last a lifetime.

Discover the Secrets of Reindeer Herding

Step into the world of a local reindeer herder and uncover the mysteries of this ancient livelihood. With Wildmaker Lapland, you’ll spend a day immersed in the traditions of reindeer husbandry, guided by a knowledgeable herder and an English-speaking guide. This hands-on experience offers a rare glimpse into the year-round cycle of reindeer care, from feeding to herding.

As you learn about this integral part of Lapland’s culture, there will be ample opportunities to capture photos and create lasting memories. After the tour, gather around a campfire to enjoy a warm cup of coffee and delve deeper into the herder’s tales. This program is suitable for all ages and requires no special physical effort, making it an inclusive and enlightening adventure for everyone.

Wilderness Snowshoeing in Pallas-Yllästunturi National Park

When the snow blankets the ground in Lapland, ordinary shoes simply won’t do. With us, strap on a pair of snowshoes and venture into the untouched wilderness of Pallas-Yll√§stunturi National Park. This activity is not just a walk; it’s an exploration of an ancient mountain range that once rivaled the Alps. Now, the mystical Pallas fells offer a unique trekking experience, with breathtaking views and a chance to learn about the local nature and culture.

We’ll guide you through the basics of snowshoeing before setting off on our adventure. A cozy hut with an open fire awaits to serve as our lunch spot, and for those who prefer to stay behind while others ascend the fells, the warmth of the fire offers comfort. This 4-5 hour journey does require some physical effort, but the rewards are immeasurable, with panoramic vistas and a deep connection to the natural world.

Cozy Up in Authentic Log Cabin Accommodation

At Wildmaker Lapland, we believe that true relaxation comes from the perfect blend of adventure and comfort. That’s why we offer accommodation in a genuine Finnish log cabins, complete with a sauna and a fireplace. Cabin’s feature a fully equipped kitchen, ensuring all the comforts of home amidst the enchanting Lapland wilderness.

The cabin’s electric heating is complemented by a traditional fireplace, creating a cozy atmosphere for unwinding after a day of exploration. The sauna, an essential part of Finnish culture, invites you to indulge in a daily ritual of warmth and relaxation. For the brave, a roll in the snow offers a refreshing contrast. Step outside to discover a world free from light pollution, where the Northern Lights dance across the sky, visible right from your doorstep. With Wi-Fi included, you can stay connected while savoring the solitude of nature.

Chase the Northern Lights and Capture the Moment

The Aurora Borealis is a spectacle that many dream of witnessing, and with Wildmaker Lapland, that dream is within reach. Our location, far from the city’s glare, provides an exceptional vantage point for observing the Northern Lights. Upon arrival, we’ll share tips on predicting this natural wonder, choosing the best night for clear skies and vibrant displays.

As we gather around a bonfire, savoring Finnish pancakes and absorbing the lore of the night sky, the anticipation builds. If fortune smiles upon us, the auroras will unfurl their celestial dance, accompanied only by the crackle of the fire. The absence of light pollution reveals a sky teeming with stars, offering some guests their first-ever glimpse of the Milky Way. For those with DSLR cameras, we’ll share techniques to capture the awe-inspiring Northern Lights, though their appearance can never be guaranteed.

Embark on a Private Husky Safari

There’s a certain magic in gliding through the snow, led by a team of eager huskies. At Wildmaker Lapland, we offer a private husky safari that brings you closer to the wilderness and these incredible animals. Feel the thrill of driving your own sled, with the dogs setting the pace under your guidance. It’s an intuitive process, and you’ll quickly find yourself in sync with your team.

Our private safari ensures a personalized experience, free from the delays that can occur in larger groups. You’ll have the chance to bond with the huskies, capture memorable photos, and warm up by a fire with a satisfying lunch. The safari covers about 15km and lasts approximately 2.5 hours, with options to customize the length or drive solo. This adventure is an intimate way to experience the heart of Lapland, creating memories that will echo long after the snow has melted.

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