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Husky Farm Visit and sleigh ride in Rovaniemi

Visit an authentic family run husky farm in a peaceful forest and feel the

thrill of a husky sleigh ride!

After your pickup/arrival from your accommodation you will arrive to the husky farm in the middle of the snowy forest. You will be welcomed by the mushers and your new furry friends who are barking from excitement to take you on a thrilling ride! If necessary, you will receive thermal overalls and other equipment as well as safety instructions and some tips on how to drive the sleigh. 

Driving your own dogsled is an amazing experience where you get to feel the power and speed of these great dogs as well as enjoy beautiful winter scenery and stunning landscapes. There are always 2 adults for 1 sleigh, in which one is driving and the other sits as a passenger enjoying the ride. Drivers will be switched in the middle of the safari where you can also take some pictures with the dogs out in the pristine nature. It is also possible to ride together with 2 children on the sleigh. 

Enjoying the thrill of a husky sleigh ride is an activity for the whole family and spending some time playing with the cute and friendly huskies is always welcomed.  

After the ride you will be invited to a warm hut for some snacks and hot beverages. The mushers will share everything they know about the husky dogs as well as their own lifestyle taking care of them. It is a truly unique and interesting way of life. At the end of your tour you will be returned back to your accommodation. 

There are different types of husky rides available from shorter 2km to longer 10km long trails and even multiday trips for the more extreme. It is also possible to participate only as a passenger if you don’t want to drive yourself. Lapland Private will make sure to choose the husky ride best suitable for you. 

Husky safaris can be combined with other activities as well, such as snowmobile safaris, visit to a reindeer farmnorthern lights hunt. Feel free to ask us for more information. 


Program info:

The tours are suitable for all age groups.

The age limit to drive your own husky sled is 15 years and requires a moderate fitness level. 

Hot drinks and small snacks will be served during the trip.


What’s included? 

  • Pick up and drop off at your accommodation

  • Winter clothing if necessary

  • Safety and driving instructions

  • Time to pet and take pictures with the dogs

  • Informative talk about the dogs and the life of a sled dog

  • Hot beverage and cookies


What to bring? 

  • Backpack for your valuables.

  • Layered winter clothing.


Please note:

  • Our husky safaris are not suitable for pregnant women due to the vibrations of uneven tracks.


  • The operator reserves the right to make alterations to the programs duration or execution without prior warning. This is also applied to changes in programs due to weather conditions.


Cancellation policy.