Wilderness Weekend

Independent Touring, Northern Lights & Winter Fun
2 nights in your hotel plus overnight in a wilderness cabin
Jan- April
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This great weekend tour offers the best of winter in Lapland, with 2 nights in a comfortable hotel room and one night in a cosy wilderness cabin!  Enjoy exciting snowmobile and husky safaris,  then transfer to the wilderness cabin, where you spend the night, and seek the Northern Lights and its special sparkle! Then return to the comfort of your hotel.

Day 1 Arrival in Kittila and Evening Northern Lights Snowmobile Safari
On arrival at Kittila Airport transfer to your hotel  - the transfer time is approximately 1 hour. Remainder of the day at leisure, before dinner at the hotel. In the evening your first Aurora adventure starts - after safety and driving instructions, head off on a snowmobile tour that takes you to the best location for spotting the Northern Lights that evening. Enjoy a warm drink, and feel how the sky is closer and the stars brighter! Overnight in hotel room accommodation with private facilities. Tonight pack an overnight bag, ready for tomorrow

Day 2 Husky Safari and Overnight in Wilderness Cabin
After breakfast check out and store your luggage in the hotel's storeroom. The day starts with a visit to the husky farm, where more than 400 happy arctic helpers are waiting for you. Learn about the lives of these hard working dogs, get a lesson on how to handle the sled then we are off!  2 persons share each dog sled, on an exciting 17km ride.

Then collect your overnight bag, ready for a truly unique overnight experience. Transfer to the wilderness cabin, a trip of around 45 minutes. The lodge is located in the forest away from any lights, and is a great place to seek the elusive Aurora. Relax in the traditional wood fired lakeside sauna, before enjoying dinner. You'll sleep well in such a special and quiet place! Accommodation in shared loft area with shared bathroom facilities. 

Day 3 Transfer back to the hotel and time at leisure.  
Early this morning after breakfast transfer back to the hotel, where the rest of the day is yours to enjoy this marvellous winter wonderland. In the afternoon enjoy a sauna and jacuzzi before dinner at the hotel.Overnight in hotel room accommodation with private facilities.

Day 4 Departure
Following breakfast this morning, your tour concludes with your transfer back to Kittilä airport.

Departures: Fridays 11 January - 15 April 2019    Minimum 2 persons and minimum age 12 years

Includes: Return Kittila Airport/hotel transfers, 2 nights hotel accommodation & 1 in a wilderness cabin night, meals on a full board basis from dinner on Day 1 to breakfast on Day 4,  snowmobile safari 20km, husky safari 17km, use of outer clothing for duration of your stay.

Extend your stay with one of our fantastic overnight optional stays in unique accommodation:

Snow Igloo Overnight
Spend an extraordinary night in a traditional snow igloo! Igloos have been used in the Northern countries for accommodation during centuries. The temperature outside can drop down to minus thirty degrees and your double bed is made of snow, but the inside temperature stays moderate. Soft and warm mattress, thick sleeping bags and hot juice ensure a warm and comfortable night. The night will be memorable! Transfers, Sleeping bags, dinner, hot drinks and breakfast included.

Aurora Glamping Overnight
Try "glamping" or glamour camping under the northern lights! The Aurora Dome is a luxury tent, a very comfortable way to spend a night in the wilderness. The tent has a cozy bed and a fireplace, and see through side walls so you can gaze towards the northern sky with a view over the Torasjärvi Lake. The scenery to the untouched Lappish wilderness is breathtaking even on cloudy nights!  Sauna, toilet and shower facilities are located nearby (50 metres away).  Transfers, private Aurora Dome, dinner and breakfast included.
 

To drive a snowmobile you must have a valid driving license and be 18 years of age or over. All single travellers must drive their own snowmobile solo.

                                     Nordic Travel is 100% Australian owned and operated.

Price per person FROM:
Double AUD$ 1537.00
Single AUD$ 1846.00

Includes: Return Kittila Airport/hotel transfers, 2 nights hotel accommodation & 1 in a wilderness cabin night, meals on a full board basis from dinner on Day 1 to breakfast on Day 4,  snowmobile safari 20km, husky safari 17km, use of outer clothing for duration of your stay.

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