The Husky Safari Express

will transport you in Lapland this winter!

THE TRAVEL CAPSULE PRESENTS

What? 3 days husky safari in the wilderness to hunt Aurora Borealis or else known as Northern Lights

When? 24th February 2017 - 28th February 2017

Duration? 4 nights - 4 days

Where? Finish Lapland, Inari lake, Finland

How? The closest airport is Ivalo airport, Finland, from there the hotel service will transfer us to our chalets.

Participation? scroll down to the "Participation" section


Note: We will be a small group off maximum 10 people. For the moment we have 8 available spots. Take care that you register on time so you have a place in the group.First come,first served!

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A message from the "Travel Capsule"

Welcome to all the adventurous souls, dreamers, travellers and friends!


The Travel Capsule is the "birth" of the free spirit, the adventurous soul and of a mind with the motto "I am realistic - I expect miracles to happen". Nothing is impossible at this realm and the greatest adventures always begin from within us!


The Travel Capsule is created to give us the opportunity to see nature's and this world's most beautiful places and phenomenon and to get the chance to enjoy and connect with pure nature and other people, to contemplate about life's miracle and infinite possibilities and to experience the unity that exists in this world and of course the most important to have an adventure!!


This February 2016 the "Travel Capsule" will teleport us to the magical Finish Lapland to witness nature's most sensational light show, the Northern Lights or else known as Aurora Borealis! And for doing so we asked for help by the huskies and their Husky Safari Express!


Important: Please take the time to read all of the information provided in this flyer.

LAPLAND - HUSKI SAFARI - 2016!

Let the adventure begin!

Have you ever dreamed about travelling to see this planet's most beautiful natural phenomenon? Are you in for a winter adventure? Would you like to go husky - sleighing not only for 3 hours but for 3 days having you own sleigh and dogs that you should love and take care of? Or maybe wander in the wild icy forests with a pair of snowshoes meeting the reindeers?


Then this travel adventure is for you!


The only thing that you would need is a free spirit, your love for nature and to discover yourself and a mood to live an adventure and to flow with life!


During our adventure we will spend 2 nights in our chalets in the wilderness in Finnish Lapland close to Ivalo city where we hope to get the chance to see the Northern Lights painting the night sky and wander with snowshoes in the forests, but also we will set for a 3 days - 2 nights husky safari adventure around lake Inari and in the surrounding forests having winter activities and fun!


1st DAY:

Depending on the flights we arrive at our chalets, we settle in and if there is enough time we grab a pair of snowshoes and we head to the wilderness hunting for Aurora Borealis and reindeers!


2nd DAY:

Let the husky safari begin!

Our leaders come and pick us up from our chalets and we head to the husky safari farm.

In the morning we start at 10:00 am with sharing the equipments and packing the sledges. After that we will have good driving lesson and tricks on how to control the dog team. We harness the dogs and start our safari through the beautiful nature of Lapland.
In the middle of the trip we will have an 1 hour brake when we make soup lunch in open fire and enjoy hot drink (coffee, tea or juice).
When we arrive to the Lappish cottage we feed the dogs, put them some straws and unpack our equipments. Evening goes by making dinner, get warmer in sauna, telling stories about the dogs and adventures in Lapland and having some in depth discussions on how to live a fulfilled and happy life along with some practices..

3rd DAY:
This day we will travel with the dogs and take ice fishing equipments with us
and try to get some fresh fish and enjoy some lunch on open fire. If we are lucky our guide will make dinner for us of the fish we catch.
After this we return to the cottage. If we choose so we can have snowshoe trip instead of driving huskies in this middle day of safari.
In the evening we will experience the Shamanic ritual called ''kamlani" and we will travel with the sound of the drum to the 4 shamanic worlds to get guidance from the world of spirits.

Warming up in sauna is always in order!


4th DAY:

We start driving back to our chalets after breakfast and stop in the middle to have lunch and arrive back to kennel in the evening.

After we say good buy to our friends we return to our hotel for our last night in magical Lapland, to relax, exchange views on our trip, warm up for a final time in the sauna and have a massage if time allows.


5th DAY:

Bye bye Lapland!

The accommodation

24/2 We will spend the night in chalets of maximum 5 people, the chalets are fully equipped also with a private sauna.


25/2-26/2 During the 3-day husky safari we will be staying in 2 different cottages around lake Inari also equipped with sauna. The cottages are simple wilderness Finish cabins with no electricity and we will be sleeping 3-4 people per room.


27/2 We will spend the night to a beautiful family run hotel near Inari lake.

The spiritual practices

During the day we will have the opportunity to energize ourselves by having energetic and spiritual practices as well discussions on subjects based on a psychology like:

  • meditation
  • relationships
  • drum meditation
  • psycho-energetic empowerment
  • therapeutic massage / sauna
  • shamanistic tarot and esoteric astrology
  • etc.


and....many more interesting moments, insights and practices!

The kind and the duration of the practices will be determined taking into consideration our daily schedule and the participant 's interests.



Also there will be possibility for those who want to have an individual consultation or session with Alexander - Northern Deer without additional cost

(for more information about Alexander visit: http://www.theworldofwisdom.org/about.html)

The cost

The cost for the whole adventure package is 1280 euro.


Included:

- 1 night accommodation in chalets

- 1 night accommodation hotel rooms

- 3 day husky safari (driving lesson, personal sleigh with dogs, full meal plan, ice-fishing equipment, snow shoes, winter clothes and equipment, accommodation for 2 nights in cottages with sauna - no electricity)

- full meal plan

- Spiritual seminar, practices, shamanic ritual

- transfers from/to the airport

- transfers from the chalets to the husky farm and back

- insurance for the 3 days husky safari


Not included: Air flights from your country to Ivalo airport. Please let us know if you need any assistance with the flights.

HOW TO REGISTER

Friday, Feb. 24th 2017 at 1pm to Tuesday, Feb. 28th 2017 at 12pm

Lake Inari, Enare, Finland


  • In order to enrol please send us an email at thetravelcapsule@gmail.com saying that you would like to participate.The email must be sent the latest until 20th December 2016.


  • Note: To reserve your place you will need to deposit 30% of the package cost (non refundable)(we will send you more details about the deposit after you email us that you want to participate).


  • The total cost of the "travel adventure" has to be settled 3 weeks prior to the trip according to the hotel's policy.


  • We will be a small group of maximum 10 people and there are 8 free spots at this time for this adventure. Make sure that you will book on time your participation to this trip. First come, first served!

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

The airflights:

You will have to book a flight to Ivalo airport, Finland on your own expenses.

Arrival:
Friday, 24th February 2017

Return:
Tuesday, 28th February 2017, we will depart from the hotel in the morning after breakfast.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION - PLEASE READ


-We are setting off for an adventure to witness the magical Aurora Borealis and although the place and month is carefully chosen to ensure that we will do so, no one can predict 100% when and for how long this natural phenomenon will appear in the sky. As the whole nature also Aurora Borealis is unpredictable!


-Please come with an open heart and an innocent spirit for an adventure. Try to let go, relax, and flow with life. We would like to have a spontaneous experience, of course there would be some kind of program to keep things rolling, but please embrace the unknown and everything that it will bring with blessings to our way.


-To this adventure we will be a small group of up to maximum 8-10 people so please register as soon as possible to guarantee a place in our group. first come, first served.

A FEW WORDS AND MYTHS ABOUT AURORA BOREALIS AND LAPLAND!

A few words about Aurora Borealis or else the "Tricky Lady" as the locals call it and the mythical Lapland!


An aurora is a natural light display in the sky,especially in the high latitude (Arctic and Antarctic) regions.

Aurora Borealis is named after Aurora,the goddess of dawn according to Roman mythology, who was renewing herself every morning to fly across the sky, announcing the arrival of the sun and the Greek name for the north wind, Boreas.

For more info please visit:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aurora


In Finnish folklore, an element of mystery is associated with Lapland, the country’s northernmost province. Many a myth stems from the ancient animistic beliefs of the Sami, the Arctic tribe and Europe’s only indigenous people.

In Sami mythology, everything has a soul. Thus, every living and non-living being has a story of their own. Rocks and trees, foxes and reindeer, the Northern Lights in the sky and the knife in the reindeer herder’s hand all carry knowledge and wisdom within. Spirits are present in everything, wherever one wanders.


LAND OF THE SHAMANS

In the old days, Sami medicine men foretold one’s fate through visions. Healing, both spiritual and physical, was practised through shamanism and making contact with the spirit world.


Life in Lapland follows the cycle of Mother Nature, and the stark contrasts between the four seasons dictate the pace.


THE ONENESS OF NATURE AND MAN

Being able to wander in the wildernesses with nothing but your thoughts is a key part of Lapland’s attraction. A feeling of being one with nature is still among one of the most empowering feelings humans can experience.

Like all spiritual experiences, Lapland needs to be seen and felt; describing states of mind never quite gets up there with the actual experience. Words fail to capture the feeling of actually standing on top of a fell gazing at the vast wilderness all around you… now that can send a tingle down the spine.