Christmas in an Igloo Village

Christmas at Kakslauttanen, Finland
5 days
23 December (Sold out for 2017)
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Kakslauttanen Hotel and Igloo Village in Northern Finland, has log cabins with fireplaces and glass igloos for viewing the magical Northern Lights. Guided dog-sledding, snowmobiling and reindeer-sleigh rides can all be enjoyed, along with other optional activities, plus Santa comes to visit on Christmas Eve. With so much to do, you may need to stay longer!  Your tour arrangements include accommodation, airport transfers and guided excursions.

This tour is sold out for Christmas 2017.

23 December: Ivalo Arrival - Aurora  Search by Horse-drawn Sleigh
Transfer from Ivalo Airport to Kakslauttanen. Cosy log cabins have a kitchenette, private facilities + sauna and come in various sizes, sleeping from 2–10 persons. Remainder of the day at leisure, perhaps visit the glass kota & ice chapel within the village. Or enjoy some of the other optional excursions which include a snowmobile safari, ice-fishing & a SIIDA Cultural Centre visit.  In the evening enjoy a magical Northern Lights Safari by horse drawn sleigh, on this delightful 1.5 hour experience.

24 December: Visit Santa’s Home and Tieva Chapel
Visit the home of Santa & Mrs. Claus, where elves serve warm drinks & gingerbread; you can also pick up a very unique souvenir. After lunch, it’s time to decorate the Christmas tree, before heading back to your cosy log cabin. Late afternoon departure for the service at Tieva Chapel, before a festive dinner this evening. The joy of Christmas continues when Santa & his reindeer visit & listen to the children’s songs. (Please bring a small gift for Santa to give to your child). 

25 December: Christmas Day - Husky Safari
What better way to spend Christmas morning than on a 2 hour Husky safari, discovering the magnificent white wilderness with eager and friendly dogs! Remainder of the day at leisure – perhaps make use of the free sleds on the illuminated ski trails nearby.  

26 December: Reindeer Farm Visit and Overnight in Igloo
Travel to a nearby reindeer farm to learn about the everyday life of the traditional Sami people. Afternoon at leisure. Tonight spend the night in a Glass Igloo – experience an evening like never before!  Settle in and relax amid the surrounding quiet!  Or you can stay in a Snow Igloo (only for families with children of over 8 years) and truly experience an arctic night like no other.

27 December: Departure
Morning sauna, then transfer to Ivalo airport and end of arrangements.

Departures: 23 December This tour is sold out for Christmas 2017

Includes: Return transfers Ivalo Airport/hotel, activities as shown being Aurora Search by horse-drawn sleigh, Visit to Santa’s Home and Tieva Chapel, Husky Safari and Reindeer farm Visit; 3 nights in a log cabin and 1 night in a glass or snow igloo; daily breakfast and dinner with special festive dinner on Christmas Eve including Santa's Visit, luggage assistance reception/cabin, daily cleaning, 1 firewood service.

Excludes: Optional excursions

* 2 persons share the driving of each snowmobile. Children sit in a sled pulled by the guide's snowmobile. Otherwise, children over 130cm in height can sit on the snowmobile driven by a parent. Adults can drive solo, for a supplemetary charge. All drivers must have a valid driver's license.

* 2 persons share the driving of each husky sled. Children sit in a sled pulled by the guide's husky team.

* The guide has the final discretion as to who may drive, who must be a passenger and who must sit in the guide's sled.

* the order of the excursions may alter as may the night of your Igloo stay.

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Price per person FROM:
Double AUD$ 4072.00
Single AUD$ 5115.00

Includes: Return transfers Ivalo Airport/hotel, activities as shown being Aurora Search by horse-drawn sleigh, Visit to Santa’s Home and Tieva Chapel, Husky Safari and Reindeer farm Visit ; 3 nights in a log cabin and 1 night in a glass or snow igloo; daily breakfast and dinner with special festive dinner on Christmas Eve including Santa's Visit, luggage assistance reception/cabin, daily cleaning, 1 firewood service.

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