Northern Exposure

Expose yourself to the northern elements on this 3-hour program with a 1,5 hour self-driven husky tour! The perfect tour for adults!

Tour Description

Expose yourself to the northern elements.

Experience the primordial thrill as your team races through the winter forest and feel the warmth in your soul as you see the polar sky above you with all it’s beauty.

Join for a three hour tour of a small departure, and mush through a forest trail with a team of huskies. Embrace the northern exposure as you dash through crisp winter scenery.

This tour is offered only for adults – the maximum participant amount is 10 adults or 5 sleds.

  • Transfers from/to Rovaniemi from selected locations.
  • 90 minute tour with a husky sled (2 adults per sled)
  • Safety- and driving instructions
  • Hot juice and cookies
  • Arctic outer clothing
  • Informative talk about huskies
  • Snow goggles
  • Transfers from Arctic Snow Hotel, Apukka resort, Vaattunki Wilderness Resort, Bear’s Lodge (Extra cost 12,- € / person / direction) Please book the additional product for such transfer services.
We offer pick-up to the following places for this experience:
  • Apukka Resort – Please book the additional transfer services
  • Arctic SnowHotel – Please book the additional transfer services
  • Arctic Treehouse Hotel reception
  • Hostel Cafe Koti – Valtakatu 21
  • K-Market Sinettä – Sinetänsalmentie 8
  • Lapland Hotel Sky Ounasvaara
  • Lapland Hotels Ounasvaara Chalets – Antinmukka 4
  • Santa Claus Holiday Village reception (Tähtikuja 3)
  • Vaattunki Wilderness Resort – Please book the additional transfer services

PICK UP TIME AND PLACE

You will be able to choose your pickup location when you make the booking. We only offer pickups from certain collective meeting points within the Rovaniemi area. Pickups begin approximately one hour before the starting time of the tour. Make sure this does not conflict with your schedule.

During pick up driver will look for you by your name in the reception area of the informed hotel.

Please inform us of your mobile phone number, in case we need to contact you on the day of the tour.

RATES
Rates are stated per person. One sled is shared by 2 adults, in half way there will be a chance to switch drivers. By choosing the extra single supplement you reserve one sled per one adult.

  • We will charge a cancellation fee of 100% if booking is cancelled 7 days or less before the event.
  • We will charge a cancellation fee of 10% if booking is cancelled 365 days or less before the event.

Experience type:

  • Day tour / activity

Duration:

  • 3 hours

Difficulty:

  • Moderate

Minimum age requirement:

  • The minimum age for participants on this tour is 17.

Guiding language:

  • English

Booking cut-off:

  • 16 hours prior to departure

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Frequently Asked Questions

Both of these tours include 90 minutes of driving time. The difference is simply that on the Call of the Wild tour children are allowed. Whereas on the Northern Exposure tour we do not allow children. The Northern Exposure tour is for adults only.

Yes, indeed, we provide transfers and they are already included in the price of the tour. We do not recommend that you drive to our kennel yourself as our kennel is remote and sometimes challenging to reach especially in winter. We do not offer any price reductions if you were to come with your own car. So we strongly recommend that you make use of our transfers.

We offer pickups from various centralized pickup locations in and around Rovaniemi. Those are:

  • Arctic TreeHouse Hotel
  • Santa Claus Holiday Village Reception
  • Lapland Hotels Ounasvaara Chalets
  • Lapland Hotels Sky Ounasvaara
  • Hostel Café Koti
  • K-Market Sinettä

You can choose your pickup location right away when you make your booking. If you would like to change your pickup location later on, please send an email to booking@bearhillhusky.com.

Yes, we do offer transfers also from the Arctic SnowHotel, the Vaattunki Wilderness Resort and from the Apukka Resort. However, none of these locations are part of our regular transfer route. For that reason we charge an additional price of 12,- € / person / one way for this.

 

When you make your booking, please select the additional product if you require transfers from/to any of the mentioned locations.

If you are unsure about driving the sled yourself, then we would not recommend booking the Northern Exposure tour. This tour is really for those people who want to experience driving a dog sled themselves. If you would prefer to have a professional musher drive the sled for you, then we would recommend checking out our musher tours instead.

Yes, we provide arctic outer clothing for this activity. It is already included in the price of the tour.

 

We will provide you with:

  • A complimentary thermal tube scarf (very cool with our logo)
  • A thermal outer overall
  • Woolen socks
  • Winter boots with thermal liner
  • Winter mittens
  • Winter hat