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Snowmobile ride and ice fishing

By Æventyr

Tour available from: January - April

24 hours Free Cancellation
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Venture into the snow-covered forests, as we journey upwards to the expansive mountain plateaus. Here, you'll have the chance to fully immerse yourself in the untouched Arctic wilderness, surrounded by nothing but snow and the endless expanse of the sky in every direction. As we approach what feels like the summit of the world, our path will lead us to the perfect fishing spot. Here, you can truly connect with the Arctic's natural symphony and experience a silence that is unparalleled in the wild, all while testing your patience as you await the fish's elusive bite.

This excursion offers an exhilarating opportunity to explore the breathtaking Arctic landscapes right at our doorstep. While traversing the enchanting winter terrain, there's even a possibility of encountering wildlife along the way. Upon reaching the highest point of the plateaus, you'll be captivated by the sweeping vistas that Europe's largest mountain plateau has to offer. And if luck is on our side, we might savor a taste of an Arctic delicacy - a trout or char - adding an unforgettable culinary dimension to our adventure.

 

THE TOUR

09:30
Meet us at our Æventyr Adventure Store in the city center 5-10 minutes before the start of the Tour. From here we will drive you to Gargia Valley, approx. 25km from Alta.

10:00
After arriving at Gargia, a lodge with a 150-year-old history, your guide will take you up to our gallery where you can look at old, historical photographs from the lodge and part of the route we will drive. Before we go out you will be equipped with thermosuits, balaclavas, gloves and boots for the trip.

10:30
After getting dressed you will receive an instruction on how to drive the snowmobiles. Now we are ready and can start our adventure.

11:30
On the way we will drive to Bæskades a top there you a have a wonderful view of the valley on one side and Finnmarksvidda on the other. A short drive from the top we will reach our destination Mostajàvri, here we will make camp and test our patience on the ice. After we arrive we will enjoy our lunch, a tasty warm treat; Bidos and learn about the history of Finnmark and the ice fishing traditions. After lunch we will go out on the ice and test our fishing skills and if we are lucky we might get a trout or a char and can cook it over the fire.

15:00
We arrive back at Gargia Lodge.

16:00
We will drop you off in the city center where we started our trip.

  • Embrace the Untouched Arctic Wilderness: You'll have the opportunity to fully immerse yourself in the genuine Arctic wilderness, far away from civilization, surrounded by nothing but snow and the sky in all directions. This is a rare chance to disconnect from everyday life and deeply connect with the beauty of nature.

  • Panoramic Views from Europe's Largest Mountain Plateau: When we reach the highest point of the mountain plateau, you'll be overwhelmed by the impressive panoramic views stretching as far as the eye can see. This is a spectacular opportunity to savor Europe's largest mountain plateau and take in the majestic surroundings in all their glory.

You will share a snowmobile with another passenger, so each of you will get to drive half of the trip. If you want to drive all by yourself, simply add the Single Driver Add-On when booking.

Please inform us about allergies at least 24 hours before your departure. We can accommodate a wide range of allergies.

This trip is not recommended for those who have back problems or for those who are pregnant.

What you need to bring:

  • Woolen underlayer
  • Woolen socks (can be borrowed if needed)
  • Warm clothes
  • Warm shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Driving license
  • Professional guide
  • Pick-up and drop-off in Alta
  • Warm thermal suits, shoes and gloves
  • Helmets
  • Coffee, tea & snacks
  • Warm lunch
  • Icefishing equipment
  • You are eligible to receive a full refund of the booking amount if you cancel your reservation at least 24 hours before the scheduled start time.

Additional Information

Only the holders of a valid B class driver’s license are allowed to drive a snowmobile on this trip. You are required to present your license for verification before taking part on the ride. Guests without a valid driving license are only allowed to be passengers (min. age is 12)

Changes to the trip due to weather conditions may occur. Changes may occur due to weather. tour supplier reserves the right to change the itinerary or cancel the trip if the weather conditions appear unsafe.

Meeting Point

Æventyr Adventure Store in the city center: Løkkeveien 6, 9510 Alta