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Arktika Camp

Breeding of sledge dogs in Northern Finland and polar cruises

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Welcome into the human canine Camp Arktika !


Camp Arktika is the base camp of the explorer Gilles ELKAIM. In the heart of Finnish Lapland, 300 Kilometers (187 Miles) north of the Arctic Circle, Gilles manages a breeding of sled dogs unique in the world.

His goal is to preserve some primitive Siberian breeds endangered.

Camp Arktika is the meeting place of boreal nature lovers trying to avoid mass tourism, enthusiasts of polar dogs being thirsty of northern adventures.

Camp Arktika team organizes polar cruises into the Arctic onboard its Polar vessel Arktika.

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Adresse : Inarinjarventie 99800 Ivalo - Finlande

Mob: +358 408 171 388

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ARKTIKA in expedition Published on Aug. 13, in News
Dogs for adoption at Camp ARKTIKA File uploaded on Dec. 2 2015, in News
TRANSARCTIC / ARKTIKA 2.0, the new great expedition of Gilles ELKAIM -  The epic journey of Nansen and the Fram relived 123 years later, by Gilles and Alexia ELKAIM: 2 years unsupported across the Arctic Ocean on board ARKTIKA and the North Pole by dogsled! *
File uploaded on Dec. 2 2015, in News


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