Raittijärvi is a unique village by any standard. It is situated about
40 kilometres from Kilpisjärvi in the middle of real wilderness. There
is no road leading to the village. In summer it can be reached by plane
only. In winter snowmobiles offer the easiest means of transportation.
Raittijärvi is inhabited by Sami reindeer herders throughout the year.
Start your snowmobile.
We will drive in treeless fell landscape, over the frozen rivers and
lakes. You can drive with own snowmobile or
enjoy the comfortable ride while sitting on warm reindeer skins in the
After 1.5-2 hour we will arrive at Raittijärvi. Ice fishing begins. During
the fishing trip our experienced fishing guides will share their
knowledge of the best fishing places where fish are waiting to be
caught. Ofcourse fishing
is the main goal for the adventure but we don't forget to enjoy nice
arctic views and wild nature with cup of coffee every now and then. Meals will be served in the cabin.
After sauna and dinner we spend a nice relaxing evening and the guide
will tell about the reindeer herding. Overnight stay in a wilderness
During this trip you also see how the real reindeer herdsmen live in
the tundra! We will have the possibility to see tens to hundreds of
reindeer in their natural environment. During this excursion we have a
unique chance to follow a local Sami reindeer herder to the fells where
his flock of reindeer runs free!