Reindeer farm visit – Ukkohalla Resort

MEET THE REINDEERS AT THE LOCAL POROPARONI REINDEER FARM

Visit to Poroparoni reindeer farm

Meet the local Poroparoni reindeer herder’s family and their reindeer. You can feed the reindeers their favorite food lichen and become familiar with wild reindeers, some are trained safari reindeers. Reindeer farm visit offer a great possibility for taking photos and experiencing authentic life of reindeer herders. While photographing and feeding the reindeer, herder will tell you more about the life on the ranch. You can also try some reindeer lasso (in finnish suopunki) throwing.

Season/availability: 7.12.2019-18.4.2020
Dates and starting times: Departures are not guaranteed, please book your visit beforehand from Hotel Ukkohalla at the latest 1 day before starting time.
Dates: 7.12., 14.12., 22.-23.12., 26.-31.12.
3.-5.1., 9.1., 18.1., 25.1.
1.2., 8.2., 16.2., 20.2., 23.2., 28.-29.2.
2.3., 4.-6.3., 14.3., 21.3., 28.3.,
4.4., 9.-12.4., 18.4.
December-April at 11 am
Duration: 1 h
Capasity: 2-16 persons
Starting point: by own car: Reindeer farm, Hotel Ukkohalla´s central booking office will give driving instructions to the farm
By minibus: Hotel Ukkohalla
Clothing / equipment recommended:
Warm and comfortable outdoor clothing, warm outdoor shoes
Price: 28 € / adult, 18 € / children (under 12 years old)
Package price includes familiarisation with reindeer herders, photographing, testing the reindeer lasso (suopunki in finnish), feeding reindeers with lichen, VAT.
Transportation fee +21 € / person.
Booking: Hotel Ukkohalla 1 day before starting time at 18 pm
[email protected]
Notes: 

Poroparoni Reindeer Experience

Visit at the local family owned Poroparoni reindeer farm, only 15 km (10 min drive) away from Ukkohalla Resort. You can feed the reindeers their favorite food lichen and become familiar with wild reindeers, some are trained safari reindeers. After feeding have a sleigh ride (600 m) in a snowy forest. Activity offer great possibilities for taking photos and experiencing authentic wilderness life. You can also try some reindeer lasso throwing. While enjoying sausages and hot drinks by the campfire in a warm Kota, the reindeer herder will tell us more about the life on the ranch.

Season/availability: 22.12.2019-18.4.2020
Dates and starting times: Departures are not guaranteed, please book your safari beforehand from Hotel Ukkohalla at the latest 1 days before starting time.
Dates: 22.-23.12., 26.12., 28.-31.12.
3.-5.1., 9.1., 18.1., 25.1.
1.2., 8.2., 16.2., 20.2., 23.2., 28.-29.2.
2.3., 5.3., 14.3., 21.3., 28.3.,
4.4., 9.4.,  11.-12.4., 18.4.
December-April at 13.30 pm
Duration: 2 h
Capasity: 2-16 persons
Starting point: by own car: Reindeer farm, Hotel Ukkohalla´s central booking office will give driving instructions to the farm
by minibus: Hotel Ukkohalla
Clothing / equipment recommended:
Warm and comfortable outdoor clothing, warm outdoor shoes
Price: 55 € / adult, 45 € / children (under 12 years old)
Package price includes familiarisation with reindeer herders,
photographing, testing the reindeer lasso (suopunki in finnish),
reindeer sleigh ride (600 m, two persons per sled), feeding reindeers with lichen,
light lunch (cooking sausages, coffee/tea).
Transportation fee +21 € / person.
Booking: Hotel Ukkohalla 1 day before starting time at 18 pm
[email protected]
Notes:
Can be combined with dinner at Restaurant Saaga (+ 25€).