Kirkenes – Finland – Mehamn – 6 days Expedition 11.03.2018 – 16.03.2018
From: kr 19.500,00
- transfers to and from Kirkenes / Mehamn airport
meals and accommodation
- Snowmobile, gasoline, special clothing
- Vidar the Vikings guideservices
Day 1 Sunday 11.03.2018
Arrival at Location
Arrival by flight to Kirkenes airport.
Transfer by minibus to the village of Neiden situated 15 km from the finnish border.
Meeting our local guide from Nordic Safari Wildlife Adventures.
Welcome dinner. Tactical briefing about the coming days expedition.
Overnight in cottages at Neiden Mountain Lodge. (http://neidenfjellstue.com/)
Day 2 Monday 12.03.2018
Neiden - Inari Village
Short snowmobile driving & safety course.
We are starting out, driving 1 person on each snowmobile 10 kilometres to the border crossing to Finland. We are driving through the deep snow and forest area of North Lapland to the small village of Sevettijärvi.
Lunch at the local restaurant.
After lunch we start crossing the enormous inland sea – Lake Inari.
We arrive at the end of the day to Inari village. Visit at the Siida exhibition centre of Sami culture and arctic nature. (www.siida.fi)
Check in at the local Hotel Inari. Finnish sauna, dinner and overnight. (http://visitinari.fi/accommodation/hotelinari)
Day Distance: 160 Km
Day 3 Tuesday 13.03.2018
Inari - Nuorgam, Finland
Driving through Finnish forest and frozen lakes to Kaamanen guesthouse.
Short coffee break
Starting out, heading for the Norwegian border at Nuorgam village. On the way we are driving through the reindeer area of the Finnish sami people.
Outdoor lunch at forest cottages on the way.
Arriving at Nuorgam village, refuelling the snowmobiles.
Check in at a local guesthouse Nuorgamin Lomakeskus, sauna and dinner. (http://www.nuorgaminlomakeskus.fi/en/)
Overnight in Timber Cottages or apartments
Day Distance: 160 Km
Day 4 Wednesday 14.03.2018
Nuorgam – Mehamn
Start driving through the Norwegian sami district, riding over the Ifjord Mountains – the white desert!
White planes without vegetation as long as your eyes can see!
Outdoor Lunch by the campfire.
Driving Down along the frozen Laggo River – enjoying the panorama view of the first Norwegian fjord, Langfjorden.
Driving high speed over the long planes of Nordkyn mountains.
Descending down to sea level again at Hopseidet – the small piece of land that connects the Nordkyn peninsula to the mainland. Fjords on both sides.
Climbing up the mountains at the other side and riding along high speed tracks to Mehamn fishing village.
Checking in at Adventure Camp Mehamn situated at the peninsula by the harbour.
Sauna and seafood dinner based on local traditions.
Overnight in comfortable fishermans cottages.
Day distance: 200 km
Day 5 Thursday 15.03.2018
Trails of Cape Nordkyn
Driving along the exciting trails of Nordkyn peninsula.
Sightseeing Slettnes lighthouse – Panorama view over the Barents sea.
Coffee break at the lighthouse.
Driving along the crystal blue seawater of Risfjord. High speed driving along lake Koifjord.
Crossing over to the west side of the peninsula, down the canyons to Kjøllefjord fishing village, lunch and returning to Mehamn along the high mountain tracks.
Sauna and celebration dinner. Driving the snowmobiles to the Coast express ship at the port of Mehamn.
Checking in at the Hurtigruten reception for a cruise full of adventures along the Norwegian coastline back to Kirkenes.
Day distance: 100 – 150 km.
Day 6 Friday 16.03.2018
Breakfast Onboard Hurtigruten Ship
Arriving Kirkenes Harbor at 09:00.
Taxi transfer to The Airport
12:30 Direct Flight to Oslo
Day distance: 100 – 150 km.
Thank you for the expedition and welcome back again!
The Adventure Camp Mehamn is located on the Holmen peninsula just across the Harbour of Mehamn fishing village.
Position: 71.02.00 N – 27.50 E
800 metres from Mehamn Airport.
We can offer 5 high standard Rorbu Fisherman Cottages with 3 bedrooms , each one With 2 single beds, complete equipped kitchen with dishwasher, living room, wifi, flatscreen tv, wc/bathroom, entrance hall, Separate Storage and drying room for outdoor Equipment / clothes.
Balcony With Furniture and a fantastic panorama view of Mehamn Harbour
In our room department we offer 5 rooms with a shared kitchenette, showers /wc.
Facilities for outdoor wilderness adventures all year around in a relaxing atmosphere with a panoramic view over the village of Mehamn and the Barents Sea.
Adventure Camp in Mehamn:
- 18 separate camping car parking places with electricity, wifi and service room for all campers
- Sauna, showers
- Reception with local information and rental service of wilderness equipment
- English, French, German and Norwegian speaking guides with local and wilderness expertise available
- Conference room
- Seafood Restaurant by prior booking
- Outdoor relaxing areas
- Fully equipped pier and marina for deep sea fishing
- Catch preserve, deep freezer, boat rental, boat charter
- Marina for visiting boats