This fun-filled winter tour has all of the required elements – drive a snowmobile to a reindeer farm, visit Santa’s Village, dog-sled as you look for the Northern Lights & even spend the night in a snow igloo.
Please note this tour is not offered for travel between 18- 28 December 2017
Day 1 Rovaniemi Arrival
On arrival in Rovaniemi, transfer from Rovaniemi Airport to your accommodation. Time at leisure.
Day 2 Santa Claus Village, Reindeer Farm Visit & Sleigh 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 for 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 this splendid day, we return back to town by snowmobile. At the end of the day everyone receives a "Crossing the Arctic Circle Certificate"!
Day 3 Morning Husky Safari and Evening Northern Lights Search
Today start with a Husky Safari. A brief drive takes you to the husky farm, where friendly dogs bark an enthusiastic ‘welcome’. Pair up for a sled-driving lesson, with 2 persons sharing the driving of each dog sled, then head out. Enjoy hot berry juice by an open fire & chat with the lead musher about these amazing, northern animals. The afternoon is free to relax, before an exciting Nothern Lights Search by Snowmobile, with 2 persons sharing the driving of each snowmobile. Travel through the dark, snow-covered forest, under the Arctic night sky, and onto the frozen river – hopefully the Northern Lights will appear & show you the way. Sip warm drinks & have a snack by the campfire, as you hear stories about the Aurora & Lapland.
Day 4 Off to the Arctic Snow Hotel
Morning at leisure. Afternoon transfer to the Snow Hotel. Tonight you will stay in a Glass Igloo, a special domed cabin with a glass roof for watching the night sky! Enjoy a truly memorable dinner at the Ice Restaurant, then retire to your chosen Igloo – a very memorable evening.
Day 5 Return to Rovaniemi
Optional ice fishing this morning if your flight time permits. Then your tour concludes with a transfer to Rovaniemi Airport.
Departures: Daily December - March
Please note this tour is not offered for travel between 18 - 28 December 2017
Includes: arrival transfer Rovaniemi Airport/hotel, 3 nights hotel accommodation in Rovaniemi including daily breakfast; transfer Rovaniemi city centre - Arctic Snow Hotel; 1 nights accommodation in glass igloo at Arctic Snow Hotel including dinner and breakfast; Reindeer Farm Visit with Santa Claus Village excursion; husky safari; evening northern lights snowmobile safari; departure transfer Arctic Snow Hotel-Rovaniemi Airport.
Excludes: Optional excursions
* add extra nights or more excursions.
* 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.
* 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 and the day of your stay at Arctic Snow Hotel may alter depending on your dates of travel
*if you don't want to stay at the Arctic Snow Hotel, you can instead spend all nights in hotel accommodation
* various hotel accommodation options in Rovaniemi available- please enquire
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Includes: arrival transfer Rovaniemi Airport/hotel, 3 nights hotel accommodation including daily breakfast; transfer Rovaniemi hotel - Arctic Snow Hotel; 1 nights accommodation in glass igloo at Arctic Snow Hotel including dinner and breakfast; Reindeer Farm Visit with Santa Claus Village excursion; husky safari; evening northern lights snowmobile safari; departure transfer Arctic Snow Hotel-Rovaniemi Airport.