From  £1640
per person
Tour Highlights
  • Enjoy a break in the snow-covered Lappish wilderness
  • Travel by snowmobile through the Arctic wonderland
  • Mush your own husky sleigh and spend time at a husky farm
  • Cross-country ski through ice fells and alpine forests
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Muotka Wilderness Lodge

5 Day Tour, from £1640 per person

An hour from Ivalo - Finland’s northernmost airport - Muotka Wilderness Lodge is set deep in the forest, next to the arctic fells of Urho Kekkonen National Park. Far away from any light pollution, this remote Lapland lodge is the ideal spot for aurora hunting. Spend winter days exploring the silent snow-covered landscapes on included snowmobile and husky safaris, before heading out to gaze at the night sky.

Tour Itinerary

Fly to Ivalo
Fly to Ivalo via Helsinki and transfer to Muotka Wilderness Lodge. Enjoy dinner at the lodge’s restaurant, where seasonal Lappish cuisine is served daily, before checking in to a cosy Wilderness Room. Ask a Regent Finland Explorer about upgrading to a Riverside Suite or Aurora Cabin – a spacious private chalet with skyward windows for aurora viewing. (D)
Snowmobile Safari
Begin the Lapland adventure with a thrilling snowmobile safari. Speed across the crisp white landscape to a local reindeer farm and enjoy a short sleigh ride before the exhilarating snowmobile ride back to the lodge. After dinner, join an aurora hunt, heading up into the fells where the northern skies open out into a blanket of stars. (B,L,D)
Husky Safari
Visit a nearby husky farm and discover more about these working canines before setting off on a two hour dog-sled ride through the icy wilderness. Learn how to drive your own team of huskies, stopping to warm up with coffee and pancakes around the campfire. Spend the afternoon relaxing at the lodge or unwind with a traditional Finnish sauna. (B,L,D)
Cross-Country Skiing
Spend the morning exploring the beautiful forests surrounding Muotka on a guided snowshoe walk. Later head back into the forest and discover the glittering landscape by crosscountry ski, warming up with a hot drink in the peaceful wilderness. After dinner, relax in the sauna or head outside to search for the swirling northern lights. (B,L,D)
Muotka to UK
Transfer back to Ivalo Airport for the return flight to the UK via Helsinki. (B)

Pricing Information

5 day tour, from £1640 per person

Price Includes

  • Accommodation in a wilderness room for 4 nights including meals as specified (B= Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
  • Return transfers from Ivalo Airport 
  • Excursions as specified 

Price Excludes

  • Optional excursions

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