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1 day
Duration of Activity

Wintertime Amethyst Mine Visit


Price per person: 179€    95€ (14 years old or younger)

*minimum 2 persons paying full price

Departure: 9:30 (Departure may adjust according to different seasons)
Duration: 6-7 hours
(Closed on 24- 25.12.)

Pick-up from and drop-off to your hotel/accommodation
Guide in English
(other languages available on request: Dutch, German, FrenchItalian, Spanish, Chinese)
Visit to the Amethyst Mine
Amethyst mine excavation tool
Snow Campfire barbecue lunch
You get to keep an amethyst you find (that fits in your closed fist)

Have you ever wanted to dig out some rare, hidden gemstones? Here is your chance!
In the Lampivaara Amethyst mine, you will get the tools and guidance you need to dig out your very own amethyst! Ride the snow-cat (a large treaded snow vehicle) up to the top of Lampivaara, where a beautiful view and the amethyst mine await you. Here you will use the tools of the trade, assisted by professionals, to dig for amethysts and then you get to bring one of them with you!

If you’re lucky, during ‘kaamos’ (the time when northern Finland has almost no light) you may even see Northern Lights in the middle of the day; and the top of Lampivaara is a great viewing location! After descending back down with the snow-cat, we’ll set up a fire to cook lunch and tea, and then drive you back to your hotel.

IncludesPick-up from and drop-off to your hotel/accommodation, Guide in English (other languages available on request: Dutch, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Chinese), fish soup, reindeer meat sandwich and sausages, luosto amethyst mine day tour
available monthJanuary, February, March, April, November, December
subject of interestAmethyst, Forest Campfire, Forest lunch, Mountain Hiking, Nature safari, Snow Cat



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