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Saariselkä Treklife retkihiihtäjä kurkkaa taaksepäin

Golden glitter of Lemmenjoki, 6 hours

We travel by riverboat deep into the national park along the beautiful Lemmenjoki river, about 22 km to reach the historic gold sites. On the way you’ll see astonishing mountain line rising from the river canyon.
From the river bank to the gold claim it’s only 600 meters to walk. At the claim our host will show us the secrets of gold panning and everybody can try their skills in gold panning.
After a while we’ll have delicious reindeer soup at open fire and for dessert coffee and cake. While sitting around the fire, you’ll have an opportunity to hear traditional sámi yoik and stories about reindeer herding.

Finally, when arriving back to Lemmenjoki, we will meet reindeer at old sámi surroundings and visit in Art Studio Huopapirtti.

• takes place daily on June 8th - 25th and July 13th - September 23rd, 2018
• please ask for departure time!
• duration: Golden Glitter + visit in Art Studio Huopapirtti approx. 6 hours
• minimum: 7 adults

Price

• 70 € / person
• 40 € / child 4 - 11 yrs.

Price includes

• guidance in finnish, saami, norwegian or english
• boat trip to Ravadas falls
• gold panning and gold found up to 3 gr.
• lunch (reindeersoup + coffee and cake)
• yoik performance, meeting the reindeer
• lifejackets and raincapes
• visit Art Studio Huopapirtti

For extra charge you can book a demonstration of the worldfamous Feltartist at work.


• In artist Kaija Paltto’s Ateljee you will hear about the reindeer sámi life and history in Lemmenjoki.
• You’ll hear also how felt has been made for thousands of years from sheep wool into many purposes.
• A presentation will show how wool fibers, in the hands of a felt maker, turn into pictures, describing the surrounding nature.
• Price: 80 € / group (1-50 people)

Distances

• Saariselkä 120 km
• Ivalo 90 km

Bookings

• a binding booking and payment previous day by 4 PM
• closer than 3 days, please contact Saariselkä Booking
Producer: Heikki ja Kaija Paltto, y-1241072-8.
Summer 2018. Updated 04/18. We reserve the right to make changes.