Ability description: Trail Ride Level 3
Included in the price: 3 nights, 4 days riding, full board, incl drinking water and juice for dinner in wilderness and breakfast, 3-course dinner on the third night (excluding beverages).
Not included: travel to Ivalo, transfer from and to the airport to the stable, alcoholic drinks, and all drinks at the Inn. You have to bring your own sleepingbag and pad. You can bring you own sweets, snacks and beverages of your choice to the camps if you wish. On the third night you can also buy alcoholic drinks. We recommended you bring some small snacks of your liking for the trail.
Airport: the closes airport is IVALO. Distance to ROVANIEMI airport is ~250km (transfer to Ivalo by buss)
Train: Train from south -> Rovaniemi. From Rovaniemi 250km by buss.
Transfers: There is no public transport to the stable. If you arrive by your own/rented car, you can leave the car at the stable parking place for free. Or, you can take a taxi to the stable (Appr. 12 km from Saariselkä, appr. 20km from Ivalo airport). Or, inform Horsexplore in advance of your transfer need and pay it on site.
Single rooms: There are no single rooms. For private accommodation please bring your own tent (transported to camps by maintenance team). The tent with heating provided by the stable is for 8 people.
Meals: Lunches and dinners are prepared by a professional cook from tasty local ingredients. Breakfasts are prepared in open air at the camps. Lunches are light but energizing for the long riding. Healthy and tasty traditional cooking. Partly open air cooking in the nature. Three course dinner on the third night. Special diet on request in advance. Own snacks and drinking bottles (max 1l) can be carried in saddle bags!
Season: From August to September. Feel free to enquire more dates from HorseXplore.
Arrival/Departure: Arrive to the stable on the first day at 9 am. Departure on the last day after 5pm after arriving to the stable.
Feel free to ask from Horsexplore advice for booking extra accommodation in Saariselkä or Ivalo before/after the trail
Group size: Minimum number of guests 4, maximum number of guests 6-8.
Age limit: 18 years (or 16 years with parents approval)
Wifi: No wifi in the wilderness camps. Wifi available in the tavern and starting point.
Electricity: No electricity in the wilderness. Electricity available in the tavern. Powerbanks are recommended!
Beach: No beach, but swimming is possible in the river and at the tavern sauna.