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Take a reindeer-drawn sledge ride beyond the polar circlein Rovaniemi, Finland

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Reindeers are the best guides in the Arctic Circle conditions.
How to take a reindeer-drawn sledge ride beyond the polar circle in Rovaniemi
The line of the North Polar Circle lies through the Santa Clause's residence in Lapland. To the north there is the Arctic - take a reindeer or husky ride and explore the region.

Arctic Circle line, Rovaniemi
Photo: Arctic Circle line

How to do?

1. Reindeer farm is placed on the territory of Santa Clause residence in Lapland. 2,5-hour reindeer-drawn sledge safari takes place on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays at 2pm. You can book the ride at least 24 hours before here.

Reindeer safari, Rovaniemi
Photo: Reindeer safari

2. Before the ride around the forest starts, the owner of the farm gives you instructions on riding: to stop a reindeer you have to pull the bridles, to make a reindeer move quicker - pat it on the back. Though, reindeers often take the pace they like.

When to do?

You can take reindeer-drawn sledge ride around the year on Mondays, Wednesday, Fridays and Sundays.

How much?

2,5-hour ride for adults costs €126 per person, for children - €63 (from December, 1 till January, 10 - €94,50). The price includes rent of winter outdoor clothing, reindeer farm visit, tea/coffee with biscuits, English-speaking guide.


Guest21 July 2024

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