Experience your family in a whole new way in the white expanse of Finland.
Hossa National Park in northeastern Finland provides the setting and stage for this action-packed multi-adventure week in white. Experience a husky ride, enjoy the silence of a snowshoe hike, admire the scenic beauty on a cross-country ski tour, and learn exciting wilderness skills.
You will stay in comfortable apartments and start your day adventures from here. With a little luck, you will catch beautiful glimpses of the northern lights of this magical country in the silence of the night. For relaxation in the evening invite the fireplace or sauna.
This secluded area is a wonderful place to experience true wilderness.
> Each snow experience day is a day outside of about 6 hours mostly in deep powder snow. They are coming up to speed!
> The terrain varies, but is mostly flat with some short climbs and descents.
> The difficulty level of this tour is flexible and tends to be easy. You should be fit and enjoy the snow.
> Experience in snowshoeing is not required.
Please note: The trip is not suitable for persons with reduced mobility. Please contact us for detailed information if needed.
> You can rent snowshoes and hiking poles.
> Please wear your own well-worn winter hiking boots. You can also rent suitable snowboats if you wish.
> You will receive a list of what things you should bring with your travel documents.
Meeting point of the trip
The meeting point of the trip is Kuusamo airport.
On request we can also arrange the bus station in Kuusamo as a meeting point.
Transfer from Kuusamo airport to the first accommodation and return transfer from the last accommodation to Kussamo airport is included in the price. Flights are not included in the tour price. Please book your flight yourself e.g. with Finnair.
Please note that there is only one transfer per day. The times are each coordinated with a specific flight. If you miss the departure, any extra private transfer is payable locally.
Please be sure to coordinate the times for the transfer with us before booking your flight. Between the bus transfer and the flight should not be less than 1 h. Please do not miss the transfer bus.
You are accommodated in cozy small multi-person vacation apartments, each with its own sauna. Please note that you can use the apartments very comfortably for two or even more people.
Your trip includes full board with picnic.
Around 8 o’clock we have breakfast.
Breakfast consists of plenty of bread, cheese, ham, porridge, cereal, yogurt, coffee, tea.
We usually broke for lunch between 11 and 12.
Most of the time we have lunch on the way, for example at a fireplace. It consists of hot soup, sandwiches, sausages, coffee & tea with chocolate and cookies.
Around 3 to 4 p.m. we are usually at the destination accommodation. A small snack awaits you.
Dinner is usually a buffet. It includes typical Finnish dishes “homemade style”. Mostly it consists of a main course
with meat / fish, potatoes / rice , fresh salad / warm vegetables and a dessert.
We provide you first of all with genuine Finnish products. They are always our first choice. In winter, all fruit is imported, so there is little fresh fruit and only at base camp.
We are also happy to provide you with vegetarian food. For people with celiac disease we also prepare gluten-free meals. For people with lactose intolerance we also prepare lactose-free meals. Please let us know when booking if you would like to eat vegetarian or even gluten-free. Please take into account that your choice is valid for the entire tour. A change on the way is no longer possible.
Tap water is good to drink in Finland. Huts where tap water is not available are supplied with large jerry cans. You can always fill your own water bottle.
Please provide yourself with snacks for the walking times according to your comfort.
Please note: The organizers reserve the right to change the activities or change the content of the program for organizational reasons, weather or snow conditions.
Please see our entry information for Finland on our Country Information page.
We recommend that you take out travel cancellation insurance. you can find a quote on our travel insurance page.
What you can look forward to
- Peace, space, light and air
- A hike across the frozen lakes in Hossa National Park
- A group experience in the winter wilderness that you will not forget