Walking tours

Lapland snowshoe hike to the Amethyst mine

Availability: Daily
Duration: 8 hours
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Enjoy visiting the jewels of Lapland
  • A unique and educational experience for the whole family
  • View the breathtaking scenery that surrounds the national park during a light trek
What to expect

Experience excavating or mining your own amethyst gem and learn about all the stone’s mythical and magical properties of the Shamans. Located about 120km away from Rovaniemi city, Lampivaara is also within the Arctic Circle and has its own unique scenery with its primitive virgin forest. The place is also known to the locals as a ski destination, you will be able to ride the big snow Pendolino (snow train) onto the top of Lampivaara to enter the Amethyst mine. Expect to hear real stories such as history, legends of the crystal and the ancient mountain from the Amethyst mine tour.

Before returning to Rovaniemi, enjoy the beautiful scenery surrounding Pyhä-Luosto national park with a light trek by snowshoes towards a fire pit to grill some sausages for a light BBQ lunch.

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What's included
  • Pick-up and drop-off
  • Guided tour
  • Light BBQ lunch
  • Thermal overalls, boots, gloves, and woolen socks
  • Snow Pendolino experience
  • Professional guide in the Amethyst mine
Reduced price

Children (4-14): Reduced

Meeting point:

Pick-up and drop-off from hotels in Rovaniemi. IMPORTANT: Please confirm the pick-up time (and place) directly with the local operator at least 48 hours before the event. You will find the contact information in the voucher after booking.

  • The tour operates daily at 9.30am
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Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 15 days before the activity begins. If you cancel up to 4 days before, you can still receive a 50 % refund.

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