Amethyst mine visit with snowshoes
The most charming National Park is a great place to practice and learn snowshoeing. We will walk straight to wilderness and walk up to Lampivaara. We will have a break on top of Lampivaara and visit Amethyst mine, where you can dig your own Amethyst.
Tour starts with easy 2,5 km snowshoeing trough snow covered forest to Amethyst mine. Pendolino will pick us up and takes us in to The Amethyst Mine what hides many jewels. Some of them can be up to 2000 million years old. If you are lucky, you can find the most famous jewel in Lapland – the Shaman jewel. Dig your own gem stone of Lapland, purple amethyst, during your visit to Amethyst Mine.
On the top of Lampivaara hill you can admire maybe the most beautiful landscape of the area and you will have refreshing berry juice. During the storytelling moment you will learn about this fascinating stone.after digging your own stone we will head back true small luosto fell area were you can take wonderful photos of the magnificent landscapes and wilderness.
If you want to start the tour in Luosto and you don´t need pick up: Choose pick up place Call of the Wilderness Storage-office Luosto. Adress Luostontie. 99555 Luosto. You will find it with google map. =)
If you want to start the tour in Pyhätunturi and you don´t need pick up: Choose pick up place Kairankutsu Office Pyhätunturi, Kultakeronkatu 4 ,98530
- Warm winter clothes
- Hot drinks and Snacks
- Professional guide
- Ticket to Amethyst mine and pendolino
- Transportation to Ukko-Luosto.