Cross-Country Skiing school
There is no better place to learn cross-country skiing (Nordic skiing) than in Finland. This lesson is for everyone who wants to try cross-country skiing for the first time and get instructions how to get started. Classic technique.
Snowshoeing is a great and easy way to enjoy the wintry nature in Paljakka. Well-signposted routes are a safe and easy way to enjoy the snowy landscape. Your guided tour starts with meeting your guide. First, we will put everybody’s snowshoe equipment in order and after that we will the start the tourl. The route passes through different types of forest and at the same time your guide will tell you about forest’s inhabitants and natural environment.
Siberian and Alaskan Huskies, big Green-land Dogs and snow-white Samoyed dogs pulling a sled full of people through snow-covered forests and hills. Even a short dogsled tour is an unforgettable experience, not to mention longer safaris. After safety instructions and driving basics (which are easy) you are ready to go with your guide into the snow-white wilderness. You will be riding the sledge yourself! Let the snow get into your face. The safari is accompanied by an experienced guide.
Reindeer farm visit
A reindeer is a half-wild, exotic animal that many people would like to see with their own eyes. In Paljakka, you find the southernmost reindeer husbandry area in Finland. Led by our wilderness guide, you will get to visit a reindeer farm. Everyone has the chance to participate in feeding the reindeers.We will enjoy a hot drink and sausages by the campfire, while listening to a reindeer herder tell us more about life on a reindeer farm.
Snowmobiling for beginner
Riding a snowmobile for the first time can be intimidating, but fear no more. After this lesson, you will know all the safety instruc-tions and driving basics. After safety instructions and driving basics, which are easy, you are ready to go with your guide into the snow-white wil-derness. You may be the driver or let your guide to be your chauffeur. You will ride with your guide along a well-groomed track to the top of the hill nearby to take some stunning panoramic hill view photos.
Ice Fishing in a unique Forellibar
Paljakka has come up with a new, comfortable way of ice fishing — a traditional Finnish fishing method — while staying protected from the winter weather. At the Paljakka Fishing Park, you can ice fish in an igloo-shaped, snow-white tent (Forellibaari) while sitting comfortably in a camping chair. With an experienced guide, ice fishing is a pleasant experience. You will quickly learn ice fishing tips and tricks from the guide, while you tempt the fish to take the bait!
Nature photographing evening
The silence and peace of the forest and uspoilt night skies with no light pollution are an unfor-gettable experience. This guided photographing tour is targeted for anyone interested to improve his or her photograhpy skills. The wintry nature with its trees is under snow load and blue moments of dusk create magnificent surroundings for photography. Program is run by the experienced and awarded nature photographer.