SNOWSHOEING ADVENTURE TO THE AMETHYST MINE

Explore the beauty of Pyha-Luosto National Park on snowshoes, wander in snow wonders until you reach the amethyst mine. Visit of the mine and lunch snack around the fire are included in this all-day adventure.

Quick Info

Location: Rovaniemi
Duration : 7h30
Start: 8:30
Price: from 150€/pers!
Small-group & unique adventure!

LOCATION

Rovaniemi (Finland)

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Included

Snowshoes, transportation, expert guiding, visit of the mine, lunch snack, etc.

TIME

Start: 8:30
Duration: 7h30

SEASON

Available: From January to April

BEST PRICE IN TOWN!

 

ADULTS

1-2 adult(s): 170€ / pers (200€)
3-4 adults : 160€/pers (185€)
5+ adults: 150€ / pers (170€)

 

CHILDREN (12 – 14)

120€ / child (145€)

Prices include VAT

DESCRIPTION

Your guide will drive you in small groups from Rovaniemi to the national park of Pyhä-Luosto, located 1h30 away. You will then enter the old forests on snowshoes, for a great hike on deep snow. Your guide will take you to the top of the fells where you will have a splendid view to the horizon! Pyhä-Luosto national park consists of a fells chain (“tunturi“), which offers impressive landscapes that you cannot find in Rovaniemi area. In wintertime, on top of the fells and hills, you can wander between the cotton-like snowy trees and feel like in a fairy tale! 
 
You will continue your off-track hike until you reach the Lampivaara amethyst mine. This is a unique place in Lapland, hidden inside one of the hills that you can only reach by a snow-train called “pendolino”. The pendolino will take you to the top of the hill and you will have the opportunity to explore the mine with a guided visit. You will then learn more about local geology, the formation of the precious amethyst and the story of the mine. At the end of the visit, you will dig the soil to find your own amethyst that you can keep!
 
After the visit you will have time to enjoy a typical lunch snack around the fire, prepared by your guide. You will then continue your snowshoe adventure off the beaten path to reach the starting point and return to Rovaniemi. 
 
This trip is also possible on Altai Skis instead of snowshoes (on request).

INFORMATION

INCLUDED

  • Hotel pick-up
  • Transportation Rovaniemi – Luosto
  • Snowshoeing 
  • Equipment
  • Expert outdoor guide
  • Guided visit of the amethyst mine
  • Snow train ride (pendolino)
  • Lunch snack around the fire
  • All handling fees and taxes

NOT INCLUDED

  • Winter overalls and boots (can be rented – please request)

PLEASE NOTE

We recommend to book in advance, as availability may be limited in peak seasons.

A minimum of 2 paying adult participants is required for the trip to operate. We reserve the right to cancel the trip if the group is too small or because of bad weather conditions.

If you are a solo traveler, you are very welcome to join any departing trip at the standard price or we may organise the trip just for you at some extra costs (please contact us).

Child prices apply only to children between 12 and 14 years old.  Children must be accompanied by one adult. The child rate only apply if the conditions of two paying adult participant is met.

Please dress appropriately according to the weather, with warm clothes, good winter boots, gloves, hats and thick socks. You may rent professional winter overalls and winter boots for an extra cost of 5€/set.

A certain amount of walking is involved. This tour is not recommended for pregnant travelers, for people with heart conditions or with limited mobility. We do not recommend for children under 12 years old to join the trip either.

 

 

CANCELLATION POLICY

  • We will charge a cancellation fee of 10% if booking is cancelled 7 days or more before departure;
  • We will charge a cancellation fee of 50% if booking is cancelled between 7 days and 24h before departure.
  • We will charge a cancellation fee of 100% if booking is cancelled 24h or less before departure.

BOOK YOUR TOUR WITH US!

HOW TO BOOK

Select the number of participants, the date and time in the calendar below and follow the booking steps. Payment by credit or debit card.

CONTACT US

If you have also any question, feel free to ask and we’ll be happy to answer you with as many details as possible. You can also write us on Whatsapp (+358 (0) 40 258 2081).

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