Welcome to Lapland! Transfer from Rovaniemi airport. Receiving the week schedule and winter adventure gear at the safari office. Transfer to your hotel.
Visit Ranua arctic wildlife park. Today we visit the most northern wildlife park in the world. See all wild animals living in Lapland and polar bears. Buffet lunch at the zoo. Beautiful winter scenery on the way and often wild reindeer are seen on the roads.
Snowmobile safari and ice fishing. Today we learn to drive snowmobiles and try some ice fishing. Snowmobile driving is easy, all adults may drive or sit as passengers. We learn to use an ice drill and ice fishing equipment. Light lunch during the day.
Husky-dog driving and snowshoe trip. Introduction to huskies, driving and training. We have a husky driving safari in the wilderness. In the afternoon, we have a snowshoe trip in snowy forests. Good chances to see wild animals, their footprints and try this traditional way to move on snow. Light lunch during the day.
FRIDAY 24.12. Christmas Eve
Christmas Eve – Reindeer day. We have a trip to a local reindeer farm and a great sleigh ride there. After the safari the reindeer herder delivers the reindeer driving licenses as certificates of the visit. Light lunch included. Christmas tree decoration at the reindeer farm! See a huge tepee where people may sit around a living fire.
Spend a romantic evening and Christmas celebration dinner in your hotel and taste traditional Lapland delicacies. Christmas Eve is the day when Santa visits every family and hotel after the dinner. Exciting…
SATURDAY 25.12. Christmas Day
Visiting the Arctic Circle and Santa Claus Village. Today we learn to know Rovaniemi, the capital of Finnish Lapland and a real Christmas city. We cross the Arctic Circle and get a certificate of the crossing. You meet Santa Claus himself and may buy a picture with him. Lunch by your own in one of the restaurants in the area or sandwiches and warm drink by the guide included. Then you will have a chance to buy souvenirs in Santa Claus village and post your cards in Santa Claus post office. You also have a chance to meet Santa’s reindeer, visit Snowmobile museum, Elf’s Farm Yard, SnowMan World or any other attractions like snowmobile driving for children as options. Sightseeing in Rovaniemi, see also the ski jumping slopes and big frozen rivers.
SUNDAY 26.12. Boxing day
Visit an ice restaurant and Arktikum museum. Today we visit a real ice restaurant where even tables are made of ice. Warm beverages are offered in the ice bar. In the afternoon we visit Arktikum museum – the provincial museum of Lapland. Introduction to Sami culture and the life in the arctic. Northern Lights evening trip – hope we can witness this unique natural phenomenon on our famous Aurora tour!
Airport transfer. Good bye snowy Lapland!
Local transfers, accommodation, all meals from the first day dinner to the last day breakfast, safari desk services, tours mentioned, special winter gear (overalls, hats, helmets, socks, boots, gloves etc.), organizer’s liability insurance, English speaking guides. The order of the daily programs can be exchanged by organizers. Small international groups. Early bookings are recommended for this relaxing week program package! Welcome!
by full board accommodation
- in Hotel Aakenus twin rooms 2990 euros / adult and 1490 / child
- in Hotel Aakenus Apartments 2990 euros / adult and 1490 / child
- in Hotel Scandic Pohjanhovi or Scandic City 3490 euros / adult and 1990 / child on extra bed
- in Hotel Katkavaara Aurora Apartments and Snow Igloos 2990 euros / adult and 1490 / child
Full board accommodation includes all meals and accommodation! Child price is valid for children under 15 years age. Welcome!
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Adults, young people, couples, families, senior citizens, singles, children (all day or several days snowmobile and husky programs for children over 15 years)
Finnish, German, French, Spanish…
Programs mentioned, airport transfers, adventure gear, guidance services, meals or snacks mentioned, organizer’s liability insurance, safari desk support
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