Aurora Experience

Glass or Snow Igloos , Independent , Northern Lights
Winter activities and Glass Aurora Cabin at the Aurora Village Ivalo
4 days
Nov - Mar
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Day 1  Ivalo arrival
On arrival into Ivalo Airport, transfer to Aurora Village Ivalo for 3 nights stay in a warm Aurora Glass Cabin with private facilities. Collect your thermal clothing rental. Dinner is served each night at the Aurora Village restaurant. 

Day 2  Reindeer Sleigh Ride & Snowmobiling
Breakfast is served each morning at the Aurora Village restaurant. Morning Reindeer Activities: take a nice bag of lichen to feed the local reindeer. With a little patience they will eat from your hand. This is a good time to take photographs. Your reindeer sleigh will take you on a peaceful Winter adventure in a traditional ‘raito’ form where the reindeer walk one after another each pulling a sleigh. Sit back and enjoy the 800m sleigh ride through the snowy forest. Coffee is served by campfire in front of a traditional Laavu-shelter. Guided Snowmobiling through the Arctic Winter forests across the frozen river while admiring the beauty of the Lappish nature. There are a couple of stops for taking amazing photos and chatting with your guide about life in Lapland. 2 persons share a snowmobile. Note: valid driver’s license required.

Day 3  Husky Safari & Aurora Chase
After breakfast, transfer to the nearby husky farm. You will be given instructions on how to control the husky sleds, which you will ride in pairs, one sitting in the sleigh and the other one mushing. Hot drinks at the half-way point and you may swap places before heading back. Aurora Chase Activities (choose ONE of the following, subject to availability): Aurora Sleigh Adventure OR Aurora Chase by Car OR Aurora Hunt by Snowmobile OR Aurora Chase on Showshoes. 

Day 4  Ice Karting & Ivalo departure
If time permits, morning Ice Karting activity, racing on ice and snow! Winter go-karts are fun to drive on icy track laid out in the forest near Aurora Village. The lap timing system will tell you your lap times on a break and you may want to ask your guide for tips on how to tackle the slippery corners. Drivers licence not required, minimum height 140cm. N/A if temperature is colder than -22°C. Transfer to Ivalo airport and end of arrangements. 

Departures: daily 01 Nov 2019 - 31 Mar 2020   

Includes: 3 nights in a warm Aurora Glass Cabin with private facilities; breakfast daily, 3 dinners; return Ivalo airport transfers; Activities*: 1 hour Reindeer feeding, photography and Reindeer Sleigh Ride; 2 hour Snowmobile Safari; 2 hour Husky Safari; 2-3 hour Aurora Chase; 1 hour Ice Karting Race; use of thermal clothing (woollen socks, boots, boots, tube bandana, gloves, thermal overall, balaclava); Aurora Alert mobile app; use of cross-country skis, ice skates, toboggans, showshoes; access to Kota and Lavvu campfire sites.

*Day-to-day activity scheduling will be done by the hotel according to availability and weather conditions. Itinerary is a guide only. Some excursions subject to minimum age & height requirements.  

Excludes: optional activites such as: Visit to Inari Village and Siida Museum; Visit Wild Spirit Wildlife Park; Guided Snowshoe Hike; Ice Fishing; Horse Sleigh Ride; Fatbiking; Sauna & Jacuzzi access; additional Aurora Hunt tours; Festive Dinner supplements on 24th, 25th & 31st Dec.

Additional nights and activities may be added, please enquire.

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Price per person FROM:
Double AUD$ 2760.00
Single AUD$ 3589.00

Includes: 3 nights in a warm Aurora Glass Cabin with private facilities; breakfast daily, 3 dinners; return Ivalo airport transfers; Activities*: 1 hour Reindeer feeding, photography and Reindeer Sleigh Ride; 2 hour Snowmobile Safari; 2 hour Husky Safari; 2-3 hour Aurora Chase; 1 hour Ice Karting Race; use of thermal clothing (woollen socks, boots, boots, tube bandana, gloves, thermal overall, balaclava); Aurora Alert mobile app; use of cross-country skis, ice skates, toboggans, showshoes; access to Kota and Lavvu campfire sites.

*Day-to-day activity scheduling will be done by the hotel according to availability and weather conditions. Itinerary is a guide only. Some excursions subject to minimum age & height requirements.   

Prices shown: 1 November - 18 December 2019; 7 - 23 January; 9 February - 31 March 2020

Please note the price may vary according to your dates of travel

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