Exciting and unique activity in Lapland. Ride to the top of the Lampivaara fell and dig for your very own lucky Lappish gem!
Amethyst Mine Tour is available every day except Sunday from June to September (Tue-Sat in October). There are two guided fat bike tours per day (10:45 and 13:45) and during the visit you will hear the stories of geology and history in addition to the properties of the gems and the uses of amethyst.
- June-September: Mon-Sat at 10:45 and 13:45
- October: Tue-Sat at 10:45 and 13:45
- Price: €159 / person
- Group size: 2-8
- Bookings: 2 days before the start time at the latest
You will ride to the Amethyst mine with a powerful, electrically assisted fatbike. Bliss' guide will take you to the top of Lampivaara fell (small mountain) where you can enjoy the very top view of the area, over the Pyhä-Luosto National Park. Then you will be seated in wooden shelter, shipping warm berry beverages and listening the facts and fictions of this fascinating purple gem stone.
After the story moment you will be heading to the digging area. Each visitor will be able to dig for their own personal lucky amethyst. In the end of the visit there is some time to drop by a small “Amethyst Shop” on site. The amethyst of the area is refined into jewellery and other productions.
Amethyst Shop (Pieni Kaivoskauppa), Luostontie 4, 99555 Luosto
Fatbike instructor's services, guiding to the Amethyst mine, electric fatbike rental and gear such as helmet. Entrance ticket to the Amethyst mine, storytelling, hot berry beverages and your own personal lucky amethyst.
WHAT DO I NEED TO BRING?
Suitable personal clothing for spring / summer / autumn weather in Lapland. Wind and waterproof jacket might come handy. Complimentary hot berry beverages included at the Amethyst mine.
Minimum height of 155 cm for the smallest electric fatbike (size S).
From Rovaniemi, the closest airport and Santa Claus’ headquarters, it takes aproximately 1,5 hours by car (117 km) or 2 hours by bus to reach us in Luosto (Lapland Hotel Luostotunturi).