Wonderful Lapland

Family fun in Rovaniemi
5 days
Dec - Mar
Itinerary
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This fun-filled winter tour has something for everyone. Enjoy a visit Santa’s Village to meet the man himself, with a short reindeer-sleigh ride and a snowmobile ride included. Also spend a day at the fantastic Snowman World, where you can meet the resident Snowmen and have fun in the snow with them. Added to that excitement, spend a night in an elegant and private Glass Villa - a truly wonderful way to look for the Aurora from the cosy comfort of your lounge room. This tour is specially crafted for families with children.

                                                                

Please note this tour is not offered for travel between 23 December-06 January.

Day 1 Rovaniemi Arrival
On arrival in Rovaniemi, transfer from Rovaniemi Airport to your hotel accommodation. Time at leisure.

Day 2 Visit to Santa Claus Village, with Reindeer Farm Visit & Sleigh Ride & Snowmobile Ride  
This great excursion combines nature, culture & the Christmas spirit! Come and discover the secrets of Santa Claus and his trusted helpers at Santa Claus Village, where you can meet the man himself, visit Santa’s Official Post Office, do some unique shopping and enjoy a delicious lunch. After lunch, we head to the snowmobiles for a short drive to a local reindeer farm. Here we will meet the reindeer and the herders who look after them, try a short reindeer sleigh ride, take part in a special 'Crossing of the Arctic Circle' ceremony and then, after such a splendid time, return to town. At the day's end, everyone receives a 'Crossing the Arctic Circle' Certificate!

Day 3  Day at leisure
Today relax and enjoy the sights of Rovaniemi. Time to explore the town, browse the shops and perhaps visit the fabulous Artikum Museum. Depending on the day of the week, you might like to try one of the great optional activities available - husky safaris, ice fishing, evening hunts for the Aurora by snowmobile, husky or reindeer sled or car and more - please enquire.

Day 4 Off to Snowman World and Overnight in Stunning Glass Villa
Morning transfer to Snowman World. Here, you can spend the whole day. Meet the Snowman family Flake, Frost and Aurora, who all spend their winters in the Arctic Circle, studying winter sports, ice and snow sculpting and Aurora hunting. They can share these magical things with you and will also help you to enjoy the arctic outdoors, while you try new and fun things like sliding down the ice hills and ice skating.

Tonight's stay is in a Glass Villa - a beautifully crafted apartment of 40m2 with living area, kitchenette and an entire wall of glass. There is also a separate bedroom upstairs with a glass ceiling and your own private hot tub outside. Your stay includes a delicious breakfast in Restaurant Ensilumi. What better way to relax after a busy day, than to gaze out to the Arctic night's sky, from the warmth of your villa? Perhaps the fabled Aurora Borealis will appear!

Day 5 Departure.
Your tour concludes today with a transfer to Rovaniemi Airport. 

Departures: Daily December - March (except  23 December) - 06 January

Includes: arrival transfer Rovaniemi Airport/hotel, 3 nights hotel accommodation in Rovaniemi including daily breakfast; transfer hotel- Snowman World; entrance to Snowman World for 1 day; 1 nights accommodation in glass villa at Snowman World including breakfast; Santa Claus Village excursion 6hrs; departure transfer Snowman World - Rovaniemi Airport. For the included excursions you are accompanied by a local, English-speaking guide.

Excludes: optional activities, dinner at Snowman World.

* a standard hotel room can accommodate up to 2 adults and 2 children under 14 years of age, with the children sharing a sofa bed.  If you have more than this number in your party, you must also take additional hotel rooms. 

* the Glass Villa accommodates a maximum of 3 adults,  or 2 adults and 2 children under 14 years of age. (The sofa bed takes 1 adult or 2 children under 14). If you have more than this number in your party, you must also take the adjoining villa which has an interconnecting door.

* add extra nights or more excursions. From 01 December to 13 January you can add a visit to Santa Park!

* 2 persons share the driving of each snowmobile. Children sit in a sled pulled by the guide's snowmobile. Otherwise, children over 140cm in height can sit on the snowmobile driven by a parent, for a supplementary charge. Or adults can also drive solo, for a supplemetary charge. All drivers must have a valid driver's license. 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 and the day of your stay at Snowman World may alter depending on your dates of travel.

*if you don't want to stay at Snowman World, you can just visit for the day instead. 

Nordic Travel is 100% Australian owned and operated   

 

Price per person FROM:
Double AUD$ 1653.00
Single AUD$ 2735.00

Includes: arrival transfer Rovaniemi Airport/hotel, 3 nights hotel accommodation in Rovaniemi including daily breakfast; transfer hotel- Snowman World; entrance to Snowman World for 1 day; 1 nights accommodation in glass villa at Snowman World including breakfast; Santa Claus Village excursion 6hrs; departure transfer Snowman World - Rovaniemi Airport. For the included excursions you are accompanied by a local, English-speaking guide.

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