Winter Activities in Ranua

Spend an active winter holiday in Lapland.

Spend an active holiday in Ranua

We offer our visitors a possibility to enjoy active holidays in middle of the most beautiful nature of Finnish Lapland.

Winter activities in Lapland: reindeer farm visit at Vaaran Porotila - Arctic Guesthouse & Igloos

Reindeer farm visit

Price: 60€ / person

Visit a real reindeer farm in Ranua. The excursion includes a tour inside the reindeer farm with reindeer feeding, a short presentation about life in a reindeer farm, short reindeer sleigh ride (about 300m) and a coffee/juice/tea break inside a Lappish hut.

This winter activity is available from the beginning of November until end of March. The minimum amount of participants is two people (maximum 25). In case of no snow, the sleigh ride is replaced with traditional lasso throwing.

Guided ice fishing

Price: 45€ / person

A local instructor will guide anyone interested in ice fishing into the secrets of the sport and will show you the best fishing spots of lake Ranua. Lake Ranua is well-known for its catch security and all the possible fish catch can be prepared on-site for food. The trip can also include fire making and food at one of the local “laavus”, sledging, and a coffee/hot chocolate break at Arctic Fox Igloos.

The minimum amount of participants is two people. Price: starting from 45€ / person and the length of the excursion is about 1-2 hours.

Guided ice fishing tour with Arctic Guesthouse & Igloos
Finnish horse sleigh ride in Ranua. One of the winter activities of Arctic Guesthouse & Igloos

Finnish horse sleigh ride

From: 50€ / person

Pulled by local Finnish horses, the sleigh ride, which lasts about an hour, is an atmospheric way of exploring the guesthouse’s surroundings and the historical areas of Ranua.

Prices: 55€ for adults and 50€ children.

Snow mobile sleigh ride at lake Ranua

Price: 20€ / person

Experience the thrill of speed on the ice of Lake Ranua in snow mobile sleigh ride. A member of our staff will take you on a vigorous drive and to enjoy the beautiful winter scenery of Ranua.

This safari can be arranged both day and night time. During clear nights it’s an ideal excursion for Northern lights search. 

Minimum amount of participants is two people.

Snow mobile sleigh ride in Ranua arranged by Arctic Guesthouse & Igloos
Guided snowshoeing safari in Ranua with Arctic Guesthouse & Igloos.

Guided snowshoeing

Price: 60€ / person

Get to know to the surrounding nature in the most traditional way. Snowshoeing is a great way to take you to places that are otherwise impossible to reach during winter season. 

The length of the excursion is two to three  hours and the minimum amount of participants is two people.

Photographing trip to Riisitunturi (Posio)

Price: 125€ /person (150€/person for two participants)

A photography trip to beautiful fell Riisitunturi in Posio. This excursion is arranged and guided by professional photographer Jari Romppainen (@jarcce on Instagram). 

The minimum amount of participants is two people. The rate includes excursion, transports, hot drinks, sausage cooking and couple of pictures from the trip. 

Photography trip to Riisitunturi in Posio by Arctic Guesthouse & Igloos
Fully mobile AuroraHut glass igloo at lake Ranua in Finnish Lapland during winter

AuroraHut sleigh ride at lake Ranua

Price: 50€ / person

Take a ride on the ice of lake Ranua with one of our AuroraHut igloos. The igloo can be taken for example to Arctic Fox Igloos or Arctic Wild Ice along with getting to know to the surroundings. 

Lakeside sauna and ice swimming at Arctic Wild Ice

Price (from): 150€ / person (+50€ for the trip with AuroraHut igloo)

The excursion includes a lakeside sauna and ice swimming in the winter wonderland of Arctic Wild Ice. After the sauna there is a possibility for cooking sausages and having coffee or hot juice.

There is also a hot tub in the location and it is possible to rent it with a 200€ extra cost.

Arctic Wild Ice visit during winter season. Arctic Guesthouse & Igloos winter activities


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