DAY 1 – WELCOME TO LAPLAND
Local guide greets you on arrival at the airport of Rovaniemi. Transfer to the safari house, where we kit you with winter outfits, which you can keep the whole stay. Check- in to Santa’s Hotel Santa Claus. Dinner at Lapin Hullu restaurant. The restaurant is located on short walking distance from the hotel.Menu with starter, main course and desert.
DAY 2. – MEET THE HUSKIES: 3-hour SNOWMOBILE SAFARI
Buffet breakfast in the hotel restaurant.
10:00 – 16:00 Huskies & Snowmobiles Galore!
The thrill of snowmobiling and the speed of husky sleigh ride all in one – this must be a lucky day!
Arktikum is a museum and research center for Lapland and other arctic areas in the world. It is located
on walking distance from the city center and open daily in the winter season. Arktikum tells the story of
the people of the north as well as the fantastic nature and its phenomena like the Aurora Borealis.
18:30 – 20:00 Aurora Dinner
During dinner you will see a video explaining how the Auroas come about and also how to best sight them. You will also receive a little leaflet with information on the magical lights.
Menu: vegetable soup Lightly smoked salmon with potato cake and mushroom stew Blueberry parfait
20:00 – 23:00 The Aurora Trail
The magic of a nocturnal forest can only be highlighted by a blaze of Auroras.
We will take you out at the prime time of Auroras, as they are said to be visible most likely at the hours around 21:00 and midnight. At our open landscape sighting location you have snowshoes available, in case you wish to walk further out on the frozen lake and have a 360 degrees vision on the sky.
DAY 3. – VISIT A REINDEER FARM AND SANTA CLAUS VILLAGE
Buffet breakfast in hotel restaurant.
10:00 – 16:00 Highlights of your Arctic Journey
Reindeer, snowmobiles and Santa Claus – a dream come true for all Lapland visitors.
Your day begins with visiting Santa Claus Village and of course Santa Claus in his chamber. Visiting Santa Claus’ Main Post Office is also a must and it is located right here, in Santa Claus Village on the Arctic Circle.
Now it is time to change to snowmobile gear and take off towards a reindeer farm. At the farm you will get to know the reindeer and their daily life, and of course experience a nice ride in a reindeer sleigh (500-700 m). Free time for shopping, meeting with Santa Claus and send post cards from Santa’s Official post office. Transfer to Arctic SnowHotel.
Dinner will be served in Ice Restaurant. The exquisite style of the Ice Restaurant tableware set on an ice table and frozen glasses used in the Ice Bar are simply stunning.
DAY 4. ARTIC SNOW HOTEL
Buffet breakfast in Arctic SnowHotel log restaurant.
Ice fishing 10:00-11:00 (1 hour)
Participate in a fun arctic activity which will be memorable for people in all ages. Our guide will take you to a near-by lake where you will learn how to drill a hole through a thick ice. With luck, you might catch a fish! Afternoon free at leisure. Overnight at SnowHotel.
DAY 5. DEPARTURE
Buffet breakfast in Artic SnowHotel log restaurant
Check- out and coach transfer to Rovaniemi airport for flight to Helsinki.
Farewell to Lapland and Rovaniemi.
Operation dates: 1/12 – 20/12 & 3/1/2018 – 31/3/2018
Special rates for Christmas and New year, send inquiry for dates 20/12 – 3/1/2018
PRICE per person : 2295,- euros in twin room (min 2 adults / booking)
Optional excursions are not included in the package price.
Departures: Daily on request.
*** Please note special conditions for Christmas and New years eve will apply.
Terms and conditions: Min of participants: 2.
20% mandatory deposit at confirmation
80% rest of the payment 35 days before date of arrival
35-15 days 50% of the total booking confirmed cancellation cost
14 days 100% total booking cancellation cost