Information about programs
Winter programme season: 1.12 - 20.4.
Summer programme season: 1.6 - 30.9
If you are here in May, October or November ask for:
OffRoad -cars, hiking, fishing programs, saunayoga, fatbiking, Nordic games, sauna programmes etc...
Equipment, Briefing and Guiding
Ruka Safaris’ equipments consists of snowmobiles and winter clothes which have been developed for the demanding conditions of Finnish Lapland. All mentioned snowmobile excursions include fuel, oil, safari guiding, necessary maintenance and gear.
Each participant is given necessary equipments and winter clothes for the duration of the safari and outdoor activity.
Winter clothes: Thermal overalls, socks and boots, mittens, scarf, underhood.
Activity equipment (depending on the activity): helmet, snowshoes, drysuit, life jackets, skis, skiboots.
Summertime clothing: rain clothes, life jackets for the water programs, rubber boots.
We accept cash, Visa, Visa Electron, Master Card, Maestro, Diners Club and Amex.
Catering during activities
In the program description you will see the included catering during the activity. If you have a special diet please inform us beforehand so that we can prepare and serve you in the best way. For the private tours you may add extra services with additional fee.
Insurance and Indemnities
Ruka Safaris has valid liability insurance. The snowmobiles are insured as required by The Finnish Traffic Insurance Act. This insurance covers medical care for injuries to the driver and the passenger arising from accidents. Personal injuries and damages to other parties are fully covered according to The Finnish Traffic Insurance Act. Driver is held liable for damages caused to the snowmobile he/she is driving. The self-liability amount is EUR 1000 per snowmobile/ATV car and per accident case.
Other Terms and Conditions
The driver of a snowmobile or RZR car has to be at least 18 years of age and in possession of a valid driving license.
Ruka Safaris Ltd doesn´t recommend motorized activities to pregnant women. We don't also recommend river rafting for pregnant women.
Driving a snowmobile under the influence of alcohol is prohibited by Finnish law. Limit of alcohol level in Finland is 0,5 milligrams.
Ruka Safaris reserves the right to discontinue the safari if a participant is seen as a potential danger to him/herself or to others or is in poor health.
Ruka Safaris reserves the right to change the routing and duration of all excursions if necessary according to the prevailing weather- and snow conditions or if deemed advisable for the sake of safety and the comfort of the participants.
Ruka Safaris winter activities are planned and operated subject to prevailing weather conditions, which are beyond our control.
Cancellations: weekly programs
You may cancel the program booking 7 days before the date of the program with charge of 10 € office and payment fees. If you cancel the program 7 days or less to the start of the program we will charge 100% from the value of the order.