Accomodation and activities in Utsjoki, Teno river and the arctic tundra.
We are a small family business that has provided accommodation since 1989. Cottages with 1-3 bedrooms, kitchen, sauna and living room. Peaceful and quiet place at the shore of Teno-river. Prices are 60-160€/night.
Our place is ideal for watching the sky for the stars and northern lights because there is no light pollution. Main season for the northern lights is october-march.
There is a free wifi in the area and a grill cottage for our guests.
Email and bookings: email@example.com
What to do here?
Winter, time of the snow:
-Watch northern lights
-Winter swimming in a ice hole in a lake
-See the arctic tundra snow desert
We can arrange activities, for example snowmobile ride, guided snowshoe walk, ice fishing, ice swimming, northern lights hunting and sightseeing etc. Just ask!
Summer, time of the light:
-See the midnight sun
-Fish salmon in river or other arctic fishes in the tundra lakes. Fishing guides are available
-River boat trip with a guide
-Hiking by yourself or with a guide
-Collect wild berries and mushroom in the forest (august-september)
-Guided overnight trips in a tent in the tundra also possible
How to get to Utsjoki?
-Bus connections you find at https://matkahuolto.fi/en/ There is no bus connection to the cottages, nearest bus stop is at the Utsjoki village. We can help to get you from bus stop to the cottages (8km).
-You can rent a car for example at Ivalo airport.
-We also offer transportation service from Ivalo / Kirkenes airport to the cottages. Ask for the price.
-Nearest shop is at Utsjoki village, 8km from the cottages http://www.uulansaasto.fi/ Opening hours in winter: monday-friday 9-18, saturday 9-16. (If the shop is closed and you need some basic food or things, we can help. Ask us.)
-Husky safaries 80km from the cottage, in Tana bru, Norway: Tana Husky