Ability description: Trail Ride Level 2-3
Included in the price: 3 nights, 4 days riding, full board, incl non-alcoholic drinks, except for the third night at the guesthouse, (you can bring you own wine and beer for the camps if you wish), the third night you can also buy alcoholic drinks.
Not included: travel to Ivalo, transfer from and to the airport to the stable, alcoholic drinks, and all drinks at the Inn, Aurora Village accommodation package. You have to bring your own sleepingbag and pad.
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. Tents provided by the stable are for 2-8 people, individual tents (for 2-4 persons) have no heating.
Meals: Lunches are prepared by gas-stove or open fire. 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 July 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.
It is possible to spend extra nights in Ivalo by informing HorseXplore of the need for an ‘Aurora Village’- cabin accommodation package with or without transfer from the airport to the Village cabin. The price: 75e/pers/night (cabin for 2 pers, incl breakfast), 120e (cabin for 1 person, incl breakfast), transfer package from the airport to the Village 20e/pers/one way. Transfer package from the Aurora Village to the stable 25e/pers/one way. The Aurora Village – package or parts of it will pre-ordered from Horsexplore and paid to the stable on site before the trail. THE RESTAURANT WILL BE CLOSED DUE TO CORONA REGULATIONS SO THESE LUNCHES AND DINNERS ARE NOT AVAILABLE. BUT THE STABLE OWNER CAN HELP FINDING A PLACE TO EAT.
Group size: Minimum number of guests 3, maximum number of guests 5.
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.