Christmas Mountain

Be guided through wild Lapland to our famous Christmas Mountain.

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This excursion takes you for a walk from a small border village Näätämö. By foot you get to see how the various arctic nature changes on the way from the bottom of Näätämö valley to high up to Christmas Mountain.

Walk is 9km long in total and it is as a full day trip. On the way to the mountain, guide leads you past good lake trout waters and through various types of relaxing forests. On top of the Mountain we make fire, eat local food, rest and enjoy the views. From up there you can see three countries; Finland, Norway and Russia.

Good to know

  • This is an arctic area so you need to be prepared for cold and hot weather. It is good to have a warm windproof hat and a cap, sun glasses, gloves, scarf, windproof jacket, warm sweater, long pants with wool under and splash proof  shoes.
  • Sometimes here’s pretty intense mosquito amounts, so bring your own repellent. Just in case the guide has netting in the backpack if repellent isn’t enough.
  • Mosquitoes and other similar insects are the only wildlife you need to worry about. At most of the trips we meet wild reindeer herds, but they are harmless.
  • Normal physical level is enough. Inform if you require special diet.

Price: 150€ / person

Minimum of 2 persons. Kids under 14 years for free.

Add-on’s

Berry picking 20€/ group

Includes off the main track guidance and box to gather the berries to. With the guide it is safe and for sure you get the right berries to eat and take with you.

Fishing 50€ /group

Includes all fishing gears and you get to eat the catch. We fish on the way to the mountain and also on the way back. Most likely we catch trout and perch.

Night at the Mountain 400€ / tent

We set up tents at the top of the mountain, or if it is really windy we find a wind covered camp site. After good night sleep, we head back to the village before mid day. Tents are suitable for two adults + one child. Breakfast included.

Welcome into the arctic nature!

Contact to book your excursion

Pictures from 2017

Pictures from 2018

 

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