From  £1265
per person
Tour Highlights
  • Spend two days exploring Finland's exciting capital
  • Enjoy five days in the winter wonderland of Vuokatti
  • Learn to mush a dog sled
  • Go on an exhilarating snowmobile safari
  • Try your hand at snowshoeing
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Helsinki & Vuokatti Adventure Week

8 Day Tour, from £1265 per person

Discover the magic of Finland with this exciting, action-packed trip. Start off in vibrant Helsinki and explore the city, taking in the beautiful buildings and perhaps spending the evening sipping a drink in one of the many exciting new bars. Once you've had your fill of the capital, board a train north to Vuokatti and experience the wonder of train travel through Finland, with stunning landscapes rolling past your window. In Vuokatti, your days are filled with adventure. Try your hand at mushing your own team of sled dogs, snowshoe through the wilderness, ride a speedy snowmobile and even learn how to snowshoe through the drifts. 

Tour Itinerary

DAY 1
FLY TO HELSINKI
Helsinki's Old Port in Winter

Welcome to Finland! After your direct flight from London Heathrow to Helsinki, make your own way into the city to check in for your two-night city break. The country's capital is easily accessible by train from the airport.

Accommodation
Original Sokos Hotel Helsinki
DAY 2
FREE DAY IN THE CAPITAL
St Nicholas Cathedral, Helsinki

Today is free for you to explore the exciting city of Helsinki. The Finnish capital is simply bursting with culture and activities sure to keep you busy. By day, why not admire Helsinki’s mix of history and forward-thinking, with grand classical architecture reflecting the city’s past andinnovative, modern buildings showing that it always has one eye to the future. By night, we recommend a visit the opera or a drink at one of Helsinki’s numerous bars and bustling night cafés. (B)

Accommodation
Original Sokos Hotel Helsinki
DAY 3
HELSINKI TO VUOKATTI
Statue in Sotkamo, near Vuokatti

Check out of your hotel and make your way to the Helsinki Train Station to catch the train up north to Kajaani. Travelling by train across Finland is a relaxing and easy way to take in the magnificent and diverse landscapes of the country. When you arrive at Kajaani Station you'll be met and transferred to your hotel in Vuokatti for check in. (B)

Accommodation
Break Sokos Hotel Vuokatti
DAY 4
INTRODUCTION TO DOG SLEDDING
Eager huskies ready to go dogsledding

Today your experience in the Finnish wilderness really starts. Learn the basics of driving a husky sled before setting off on the Nuppu and Nallo winter trail, a fantastic 0.5 km trail perfect for learning how to "mush" your own team of dogs. Warm up afterwards with a hot drink and hear tales about the day-to-day life of the huskies. (B)

Accommodation
Break Sokos Hotel Vuokatti
DAY 5
SNOWMOBILE SAFARI
Snowmobile Safari in Vuokatti

Take things up a notch today on an exciting snowmobile safari that takes you up to the Vuokatti hills. From here, the beautiful winter scenery opens up all around you. Afterwards, the rest of the day is free so you can head to the ski slopes or try your hand at other activities. (B)

Accommodation
Break Sokos Hotel Vuokatti
DAY 6
SNOWSHOE ADVENTURE
Snowshoeing in Vuokatti

Snowshoeing is the perfect way to explore Vuokatti’s winter landscape. Snowshoes allow you to walk easily across the top of snow drifts that would be too deep to manage in boots. Your guide will lead you up to the to the Vuokatti hills. Along the way, breathe in the fresh air and keep your eyes peeled for animal tracks! (B)

Accommodation
Break Sokos Hotel Vuokatti
DAY 7
HUSKY SAFARI
Dog sledding in Vuokatti

For your last day in the winter wonderland you get to put your new-found dog sled mushing skills to the test. Strike out from the arena into the peaceful and surreal winter forest along the spectacular 6km trail where you can get a true taste of the skill of driving over a long distance. (B)

Accommodation
Break Sokos Hotel Vuokatti
DAY 8
FLY TO THE UK
Today is free at leisure until it is time to transfer to the airport for your flight home. (B)

Pricing Information

8 day tour, from £1265 per person

Price Includes

  • Direct international flight from London Heathrow to Helsinki in economy class
  • International flight from Kajaani to London Heathrow in economy class (via Helsinki)
  • 7 nigths accommodation as per the itinerary
  • Meals as specified by BLD (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
  • Train journey from Helsinki to Kajaani
  • Private Transfer from Kajaani Station to hotel in Vuokatti
  • Departure transfer from Vuokatti to the airport by shared shuttle bus
  • Activities and excursions as per the itinerary
  • Winter clothing while in Vuokatti
  • 1 Day Spa Ticket at Break Sokos Hotel Vuokatti

Price Excludes

  • Tavel insurance
  • Any meals not specified in the itinerary
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Optional excursions
  • Arrival and departure transfers in Helsinki

Price Includes

Price Excludes

Tour Route Map


  1. Finland, Helsinki
  2. Finland, Kajaani
  3. Finland, Vuokatti

Tour Accommodation

Break Sokos Hotel Vuokatti
Break Sokos Hotel Vuokatti
Break Sokos Hotel Vuokatti Break Sokos Hotel Vuokatti is a 4-star hotel located right in the heart of Vuokatti International Holiday Resort, just 1.2 miles from the Vuokatti Ski Slopes. All of the......
Original Sokos Hotel Helsinki
Original Sokos Hotel Helsinki
Original Sokos Hotel Helsinki Original Sokos Hotel Helsinki is a friendly and relaxed 4-star hotel located in the centre of Helsinki, just a few steps from Market Square, Esplanadi and the Central......

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