Snowmobile Safari to Kalevala
Russia sounds interesting and may be a little frightening. Simultaneously, there are vast areas of wilderness and great sceneries in Russia and - lots of snow! From the Russian border there is almost 150 kilometers of almost untouched wilderness before we arrive to Kalevala.
Getting dressed for necessary equipment at the safarioffice and bus transfer to the border crossing station. Getting to know the snowmobiles and getting safety instructions from guide and then we head off over the border. The route goes trough abandonet villages towards Kalevala, where we finish the day! Accommodation, sauna and dinner in hotel Sampo. Driving distance is about 130 kilometers.
After breakfast we hop on back to snowmobiles and today the route goes towards Pääjärvi-village. During today we stop by and make fire and enjoy some picnic lunch in the forest. In Pääjärvi accommodation in the hotel and dinner. Driving distance today is about 130 kilometers.
Breakfast at the hotel. We head back towards Finland and stop in Suvanto village, where we meet the local people Mari and Topi. This village is located about 30 kilometers from the border. After the visit we continue towards border and it is possible to finish the safari at the border or continue until Ruka. There will be 70 / 130 kilometers driving today depending if you choose to continue until Ruka.
Group: minimum 5 persons
Driving distance: approximately 320 km or 380 if you continue until Ruka
Classification: some experience required
Accommodation: in dbl rooms
Price: € 1200/person + visa expences