Winter in an Igloo Village

Winter fun with a night in a snow or glass igloo
5 days
Nov - Apr

Stay in a log cabin and a Glass or Snow Igloo, at Kakslauttanen, Northern Finland, located in the remote and beautiful Saariselka fell area of Urho Kekkonen National Park. There are many different activities on offer, with something for everyone to enjoy. At night, you may even see the Aurora Borealis as it lights up the night sky.

This tour is sold out for travel between 20 December and 30 December 2107

Day 1  Ivalo – Kakslauttanen
Transfer from Ivalo airport to the Hotel & Igloo Village, for 3 nights in a log cabin with private facilities, kitchenette, fireplace & sauna and one night in a Glass or Snow Igloo. 

Day 2  Husky Safari
After an introduction and safety briefing, start out on a 4 hour guided, dog-sledding safari. Experience the wonders of winter nature as you travel over snowy tracks & through forests. Lunch is served before returning to the village. Remainder of the day at leisure.

Day 3  Day at Leisure
Day at leisure. There are some fantastic optional activities including a snow shoe excursion, visiting Santa’s Resort, a horse-sleigh ride to hunt for the Northern Lights, snowmobiling,  ice-fishing or a visit to the SIIDA Museum in Inari. 

Day 4  Reindeer Safari & Overnight Glass or Snow Igloo
Transfer to a local reindeer farm for a 4hr safari, including an exciting sleigh ride. Learn of the Sami peoples’ traditions & ways of life, before lunch is served in a herdsman’s hut. Return to the village, where there is also an Ice Gallery, Ice Bar and Ice Chapel. Overnight in a Snow Igloo (from January to March only) or a  Glass Igloo- a truly different experience! 

Snow Igloos: ice lights illuminate the igloo; thermal sleeping bag, wool socks, and a hood are provided. Inside temperature is minus 3 to minus 6°C. Please note there is no electricity or water in the Snow Igloo and bathroom and luggage facilites are in a nearby building. Children under 8 years are not permitted to stay in the Snow Igloo and the igloos are not constructed each year until late December.

Glass Igloos: as you lay in comfort and gaze up through the glass roof, you might you see the amazing Aurora Borealis. Room temperature inside. Each igloo has a small bathroom.

Day 5  Kakslauttanen – Ivalo
Enjoy a morning sauna, before transferring to Ivalo Airport. If you have a flight later today, there may be time for an optional activity, before your hotel-airport transfer. 

Departures daily: November - April 

This tour is sold out for travel between 20 December and 30 December 2107

Please note the Snow Igloos are built each year from snow and ice and are therefore only available from January to March, cold weather permitting!

Add extra nights if you would like more time in this beautiful part of the world.

Includes: Return transfers Ivalo Airport/hotel, meals & activities as shown; 3 nights log cabin, 1 night snow/glass igloo; daily breakfast and dinner, luggage assistance reception/cabin, daily cleaning, 1 firewood service.

Excludes: Optionals – more available, please ask.

                                     Nordic Travel is 100% Australian owned and operated

Price per person FROM:
Double AUD$ 2345.00
Single AUD$ 3494.00

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