5 Days in Rovaniemi

Enjoy a little bit of everything in Lapland.
5 days
Nov - April
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Enjoy a short winter holiday of adult fun in Finnish Lapland with a bit of everything- dog sledding, snowmobiling, a reindeer sleigh ride, ice fishing, snowshoeing and of course searching for the famed Northern Lights! (There's even a visit to Santa for the young at heart!)

Not suitable for children under 15 years of age.  This tour is not offered between 18-28 December 2017

Day 1: Rovaniemi Arrival
Welcome to Rovaniemi. Your guide will meet you at the airport for your transfer into town. Collect your winter outerwear for use during your stay on the way to the hotel and get the fine details of your programme, then it’s off to your accommodation for check-in. Dinner at the hotel this evening.

Day 2: Snowmobile Safari to the Husky Farm and Dog Sledding
After breakfast, there is a short safety and driving briefing for your snowmobile tour, before we set out, driving past incredible winter scenery, with 2 persons sharing the driving of each snowmobile. We reach the husky farm, meet the dogs and puppies and after a lesson on "mushing" we head on a fantastic 30 -45 minute husky safari through the beautiful taiga forests, with 2 persons sharing the driving of each sled.Then it’s time to hear some interesting stories about huskies and their life in the Arctic North from your hosts, and enjoy a light lunch, before we return to the hotel.  This afternoon, maybe refresh your self with  a Finnish sauna before dinner. Tonight, join an excursion to search for the Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis) – fingers crossed they come out to dance!  On this exciting, evening trip you will also learn about old, Finnish mythology and shamanism. 

Day 3: Snowmobile Safari to the Reindeer Farm and Santa Claus Village
Following breakfast, we take to the snowmobiles again and head out through wild forests to a reindeer farm, with 2 persons sharing the driving of each snowmobile. At the reindeer farm meet your hosts who will be dressed in colourful, traditional Lapp clothing, and  listen to their stories of reindeer herding and Arctic  wilderness life. There is also the chance for a short reindeer-sleigh ride on the driving track, before lunch. This afternoon, we cross the Arctic Circle, before meeting Santa at Santa Claus Holiday Village. Here you can have yoru picture taken with Santa, buy some unique gifts and souvenirs and send letters and cards from Santa's Post Office. 

Day 4: Fun Winter Activities
After breakfast today, it's time for some great, fun  winter activities - snowshoeing, kick-sledding, ice fishing and sledding. These traditional outdoor activities are all enjoyed with a backdrop pf the stunning winter landscape, with some wonderful views. Lunch is enjoyed during the day. Time this evening for a last sauna, before dinner.

Day 5: Rovaniemi Departure 
Following breakfast and check-out, transfer to the airport and end of arrangments.

Departures: Daily 20 November 2017-20 April 2018 (except 18-28 December 2017)

Minimum 2 persons. Not suitable for children under 15 years of age. 

Includes: return airport transfers; use of outer thermal wear; 4 nights accommodation with full board; Snowmobile Safari to the Husky Farm and Dog Sledding, Snowmobile Safari to the Reindeer Farm and Santa Claus Village, Fun Winter Activities; daily use of hotel sauna

Excludes: optional activities  

The price is based on Budget accommodation at Hotel Aakenus, Rovaniemi. The package is also available with Economy accommodation at Sky Hotel Ounasvaara or Hotel Rantisipi Pohjanhovi or with Comfort accommodation at Hotel Santa Claus or Chalet Hotel Rovaniemi - please enquire .

 

Price per person FROM:
Double AUD$ 2089.00

Includes: return airport transfers; use of outer thermal wear; 4 nights accommodation with full board; Snowmobile Safari to the Husky Farm and Dog Sledding, Snowmobile Safari to the Reindeer Farm and Santa Claus Village, Fun Winter Activities; daily use of hotel sauna

The price shown is based on Budget accommodation at Hotel Aakenus, Rovaniemi. The package is also available with Economy accommodation at Sky Hotel Ounasvaara or Hotel Rantisipi Pohjanhovi or with Comfort accommodation at Hotel Santa Claus or Chalet Hotel Rovaniemi - please enquire .

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