Running with the Pack, 5km Husky tour with a Kennel visit

Visit the kennel, meet the pack and experience the running dogs!

Tour Description

Visit the kennel, meet the pack and experience the running dogs! A fun way to enjoy a dog sledding tour on a low threshold. Come hear how the dogs live and train!

We welcome you to join an experience where you get to sit in the sled and enjoy the 5km ride, as a musher takes you through the forests of Lapland.

DURING NOVEMBER

Please note that during November this experience may still take place on carts. We can only switch to sleds once there is a sufficient snow cover. Please also note that during November the distance of the ride is only 3Km.

 

  • Guided husky ride of 5 km
  • Modern husky kennel visit
  • Transfers from/to Santa Claus Village, Hostel Cafe Koti in the city center or with own transfer at the K-Market Sinettä.
  • Hot juice and cookies
  • Informative talk about huskies.
  • Arctic, outer clothing
We offer pick-up to the following places for this experience:
  • Bearhill Husky at the Santa Claus Village – Santa’s Husky Rides
  • Hostel Cafe Koti – Valtakatu 21
  • K-Market Sinettä – Sinetänsalmentie 8

Pickups are from Bearhills Santa Claus Village location, Joulumaantie 2 or at the Hostel Cafe Koti in the city center. If you have your own car in use, you can meet our driver at the nearby shop of K-Market Sinettä.

There is no winter clothing included in this tour, but on the sled you are provided with blankets.

DURING NOVEMBER

Please note that during November this experience may still take place on carts. We can only switch to sleds once there is a sufficient snow cover. Please also note that during November the distance of the ride is only 3 km.

  • 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:

  • 2 hours

Difficulty:

  • Very easy

Guiding language:

  • English

Booking cut-off:

  • 16 hours prior to departure

Book your tour now!

Frequently Asked Questions

No, we do not provide clothing on the Running with the Pack tour. Please make sure to dress according to the weather conditions.

Our tips for this are very simple:

  • Wear wool or artificial fibers on the skin, no cotton! Be especially careful of cotton socks as they will be cold, wet and spoil your experience
  • Layer up, but not too tightly
  • Wear tight thermals and on top of that wool or fleece clothes
  • Thin finger gloves and wool socks are a worthwhile investment for any trip to Lapland, but remember no cotton
  • A pair of winter trousers and jacket
  • A hat, mittens and scarf
  • Winter boots to keep your feet warm

We are offering our Running with the Pack tour already in November. If there is no snow yet, then the tour will take place on carts. We can only switch to sleds once there is a sufficient snow cover. Please also note that when the tour takes place with carts the distance of the ride is only 3 km. We can only offer the 5 km length once we have switched to sleds.

Yes, absolutely! The Running with the Pack tour is one of our family friendly tours, which is also suitable for very small children. The 5 km husky ride that this tour includes is usually a distance that even small children can handle out in the cold.

But please be aware that on this tour we do not provide any extra clothing. So please make sure that you dress your small child very warmly, as small children tend to get cold easier and are more prone to frostbite.

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.

For our Running with the Pack tour we only offer pickups from the three locations listed below. We do not offer pickups from anywhere else for this particular tour.

  • Bearhill Husky at the Santa Claus Village – Santa’s Husky Rides
  • Hostel Café Koti – Valtakatu 21
  • K-Market Sinettä – Sinetänsalmentie 8

You will be picked up from the big parking lot just in front of Santa’s Husky Rides.

The easiest way to find the Santa’s Husky Rides location is through Google Maps. You can either follow this google maps link or you can type “Santa’s Husky Rides” into the search bar on your google maps app.

If you have a recent map of the Santa Claus Village, then you will find us listed there under the name “Santa’s Husky Rides” as well.

No, unfortunately not. For the Running with the Pack tour we only offer transfers from and to the three locations listed below.

  • Bearhill Husky at the Santa Claus Village – Santa’s Husky Rides
  • Hostel Café Koti – Valtakatu 21
  • K-Market Sinettä – Sinetänsalmentie 8