It’s been very busy in Lapland Safaris these last weeks preparing all the snowmobiles, the equipment, and the venues for the imminet arrival of the first guests to Lapland. As a matter of fact, we’ve had already some, specially in Saariselkä, where the snow comes always earlier than in other destinations in Lapland. There, we started our snowmobile safaris already couple of weeks ago.
We’ve been in contact with the Destination and Area Managers of Lapland Safaris to get the latest information about the snow situation in the different places in Lapland and we are happy to say that we have good news!
Snow situation in Levi and Ylläs
“Western Lapland looks super! In Levi and in Ylläs we have approx. 20cm of snow and 40cm of ice on lakes. We will start to operate programs normally starting on 1st of December 2014”. -Janne Alaniska, Area Manager for Western Lapland.
Snow situation in Saariselkä
“Saariselkä is open with all the activities, and it has been already for a while. We do skiing, snowmobiling, husky excursion, reindeers… all activities are ok! We have approx. 30 cm of snow, and the ice layer on the lakes is approx. 35 cm. We can say that real winter is here. We are ready, welcome to Saariselkä!”-Mika Harri, Area Manager for Saariselkä
Snow situation in Rovaniemi
“We have gotten some snow in Rovaniemi, and the forest is already covered with a snow layer. In Lapland Safaris we’ve been working hard making some artificial snow in order to make sure that we can operate our activities starting on 1st of December. At this moment I could say that we will be able to operate most of our activities, except the long In the heart of the nature safari. Anyway, the weather forecast promises snowfalls next Tuesday and Wednesday, so situation might still be better. From Lapland Safaris will do our best so that you have a wonderful experience! Welcome to Rovaniemi!” -Jyrki Karonen, Destination Manager for Rovaniemi and Luosto.
Snow situation in Luosto
“In Luosto we have approx. 10cm of beautiful white snow, and the snow covered magical trees, The lakes are frozen with 25cm of ice, perfect for ice fishing! Our programs will start on 1st of December, and it seems that we will be operating them quite normally. Yesterday Pete was out checking the tracks by snowmobile, and today our guides have been driving around and looked good!” –Päivi Sukuvaara, Sales Executive at Luosto office.
The Snow Village is getting ready too!
Janne wanted to remind us that the Snow Village will open on 10th of December 2014 for the public. At this moment the site is under constrction, building not only the rooms, but also the ice-sculptures and the decoration.