Hotel Inari ja Visit Inari Safaris
Find authentic Lapland in the small villages of Northern Finland and Northern Norway! A family-run destination management company offers activities, accommodation, transfers and other travel services with experience of over 30 years. With the help of the professional guides we will show you the beauty of Northern Lapland throughout all seasons of the year.
Activities include day trips in the surrounding wilderness of Inari and tours to Norway. VisitInari.fi offer hotel accommodation in the Hotel Inari in the centre of Inari village. For budget travelers VisitInari.fi has basic cabins and a camping area at the Holiday Village Inari.
The region is known for its unique nature and Sámi culture. The great Lake Inari and the surrounding tundra fells offer an excellent setting for Arctic adventures and cultural encounters. VisitInari.fi welcomes you to Visit Inari!
Inari Aurora Package
Lake Inari is a prime spot for aurora hunting
DAY 1 | ARRIVAL
Airport transfer and check in to Hotel Inari
Transfer from Ivalo airport to Inari village. Upon check in to Hotel Inari you will receive your winter outdoor clothing for your stay as well as vouchers to Siida Sámi Museum.
Before or after dinner learn more about the Northern Lights and the nature of Inari area. Our guide will take you through the eight seasons of Lapland while presenting you beautiful pictures of the Aurora and the Arctic nature. You will learn why Northern Lights appear and learn which sites to use for aurora forecasts.
DAY 2 | SNOWSHOEING & AURORA SNOWMOBILING
Start your day by visiting the museum and getting a feel for the Inari village area by taking walks along the River Juutua and on Lake Inari. There are plenty of easy walking trails starting from the village.
Siida Sami Museum
Siida, the Sami Museum is the best place to learn about the indigenous people of Lapland, their history and culture. The museum also features fascinating exhibitions on Lappish nature and the enchanting Northern Lights. The museum is open Tue-Sun from 10am to 5pm.
Snowshoe hike into the Lappish nature
Stay afloat on deep snow and enjoy the beauty of the wintry forest with our guide during a snowshoe walk. Our guide can answer your questions about the surrounding nature and should you get thirsty, will pour you a hot drink.
Duration 2 hours
Aurora Snowmobile Expedition
Your snowmobile tour starts in the evening to offer you the best conditions to see the Northern Lights. Keep your fingers crossed and our professional guide will take care of the rest!
Duration 3 hour
DAY 3 | HUSKY SAFARI & NORTHERN LIGHTS HUNTING
In the morning, we will drive you to the husky farm for your next adventure. Help the musher prepare the team of huskies for the ride of your life. Dog sledding is a truly unique and exhilarating unique way to experience the beauty and silence of arctic nature.
Duration 3 hours incl. transfers
Aurora hunting by car
If you haven’t seen the Northern Lights by snowmobile the day before, you will have a second chance tonight! When hunting for those unpredictable Northern Lights, sometimes it helps to be able to travel bigger distances in search of clear sky. Our guide knows where to get the best views and can react to the moving clouds if they decide to join us! The rest is down to luck. Please be aware that as we move into Spring, the sky starts to get dark much later, so we will delay the departure time accordingly.
Duration 2 hours
DAY 4 | DEPARTURE & AIRPORT TRANSFER
Check out from hotel. It is time say goodbye to Inari village. You will be picked up 2 hours before your flight departure time. We hope you enjoyed your stay and have good memories to bring home with you.
Lake Inari Cruise
Experience the vast waters of Lapland’s largest wilderness lake, Lake Inari.
This cruise starts from the harbor by the Sámi Museum SIIDA, and will take you to Ukko Island. Lake Inari is the third largest lake in Finland and is home to over 3300 islands.The sacred Ukko Island (or Ukko ́s Rock) was used as a Sámi sacrificial offering ground right up until the 19th century. At Ukko Island we will have the chance to admire the view from the top of the island. The catamaran has 120 seats. On board you can buy coffee, tea, wine, beer and small snacks.
Kindly note that online booking will close 24hours before cruise departure. After online booking has been closed, tickets can be booked from Hotel Inari, Holiday Village Inari, Visit Inari Safari Office or directly from catamaran.
2,5-3 hours /23€ (summer 2018)
Hotel Inari offers smart hotel rooms in the heart of Inari village.
Hotel Inari can be found in the heart of the village close to all services and points of interest. We offer standard rooms and superior rooms with ensuite saunas. Some rooms have a direct view onto Lake Inari, which is known amongst locals as the Sami Sea.
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