Dogsledding through Riisitunturi National Park, Finland


Take on the wilderness with your trusty team at your side.

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Dogsledding Holidays

Experience the magical feeling of ‘mushing’ your own team of Alaskan or Siberian huskies across a blanket of fresh snow, past snow-covered trees and frozen lakes. A truly unique experience, you will learn about these fascinating animals whilst exploring dramatic scenery, as you drive your sled.

Huskies love humans and love to run, and on longer trips you will really bond with the dogs, as you help feed and harness your dogs each day and become a genuine team. Each ‘musher’ will have up to four or five dogs in their team, depending on their weight, and the trail conditions. The dogs have an average speed of 10-15 kilometres per hour, but can pull at 20 kph, meaning the driver has to keep good control of the sled. Other moments are more tranquil, giving time to enjoy the winter landscape. Longer holidays usually spend nights in remote wilderness cabins, where facilities are more basic, but the team gets to feel the true spirit of the old time dogsledders who worked the frontier trails. 


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Expert Insight: Dogsledding

"'Wheeeeee' I yell, unable to behave like anything but a small child. A burst into movement, and we push into the forest, winding through the trees. I try to anticipate when to brake and when to lean, so the sled won’t upturn. The power in every limb of these creatures becomes clear as I lift my feet completely off the brake, and they pound the snow, pulling ever faster."

Emily Payne wrote about her experience Dogsledding for the Mail Online.

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At Exodus, every single one of us is passionate about travel and adventure. Together our staff and tour leaders have visited more than 171 countries, and come from a range of backgrounds as diverse archeology and mountain rescue. We have the hands on experience to help when you need it, and from the moment you pick up the phone to the moment you land, we’re here to take the hassle out your holiday. We’ll meet you at the airport, get you safely from place to place, and provide you with the right kit to tackle your chosen adventure.

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