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Guided safaris

The reindeer experience

We start with outfitting in Porokylä’s safari house. During this guided tour you will learn the basics about snowmobiling and visit the reindeers. The guide will intoduce you to the life of reindeer and you also get to feed them. A warm drink is served during the program. This tour is suitable for beginners.

Duration: ca 1,5 h
Group size:  1-16 persons
Available in December-March (depending on the weather)
Price: 85  €/person 1 person/snow mobile, 55 e/person 2 person/snow mobile. The price includes pick up from Järvisydän by car, safari clothes, helmet, warm drink and reindeer moss.

 

Day of the reindeer herder -safari

Our guide will pick you up with minibus from Järvisydän.

We start with outfitting in Porokylä’s safari house and a quick course in the basics of snowmobiling. We drive through the old forests of Porosalmi to pick up some moss for the reindeers. During the safari we'll enjoy a cup of coffee. If the weather conditions are good we can drive over the lake to the center of Rantasalmi, where we have coffee and meet the locals.  This tour is also suitable for beginners.

Duration: ca 3 hours, route ca 30 km

Group size:  1-14 persons

Available in December-March (depending on the weather)
Price: 150€/ 1 person/ snow mobile or  85€/ 2 persons/ snow mobile.
The price includes pick up from Järvisydän, safari clothes, shoes, helmet and coffee

Oravi tours

 

Lunch safari to Oravi

Thrilling snow mobile safari from Porokylä / Järvisydän across Haukivesi lake to the small fisherman’s village Oravi. On the way you will get a glimpse of the beautiful Lakeland nature. We drive through rugged pine forests and vast open lake landscapes. In Oravi village we have lunch in Restaurant Ruukinranta that is known for fish, game and other wild foods.

Duration: 2,5-3 hours, route ca  60km
Available in January-March (depending on the snow and ice conditions)
Group size:  1-14 persons
Price: 195€/ 1 person/ snowmobile or  125€/ 2 persons/ snowmobile. Minimum 390€.
The price includes guide, lunch, safari clothes, shoes, helmet.

Oravi by night

Exciting snow mobile safari from Porokylä / Järvisydän across Haukivesi lake to the small fisherman’s village Oravi. The route follows ancient hiking routes in the woods and on the ice. In Oravi we have a relaxing sauna bath in the harbor. Possibility to order a wild food dinner in Restaurant Ruukinranta. We spend the night in Oravi Apartment hotel. After breakfast the following day we return across the lake back to Porokylä.

Route ca  70km
Available in January-March (depending on the snow and ice conditions)
Group size:  1-14 persons
Price: 250€/ 1 person/ snowmobile or 180 €/ 2 persons/ snowmobile. Min 390 €/group.
The price includes guide, safari clothes, shoes, helmet, sauna, accommodation in double room, breakfast.
Extra: 3 course dinner starting from 36 €/person, single room supplement 28 €

Rules on our snowmobile safaris

 1. All drivers need to have a driver’s license
  2. Do not drink any alcohol before or during the trip.
  3. Always wear a helmet, also in the sledge.
  4. Listen to the guide and do as the guide says
  5. In case of damage the self risk is max  900 €

Taxi sledge
The sledge is pulled by a snow mobile on marked routes. One sledge can seat up to 8 persons.

Routes and prices
:
Porokylä - Linnansaari 25€/person/ one way, min 120€/ group
Järvisydän-Linnansaari 25 €/person/ one way, min 120€/ group
Järvisydän/ Porokylä - Oravi 30 €/person/ one way, min 150€/ group
Porokylä-Kaarnetsaari 15 €/person/ one way, min 90 €/ group

The price includes safari clothes and helmet.


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