White Footprint

Winter fun in Northern Lapland with optional overnight in Snow Igloo, Aurora Dome or Arctic Firefox Lodge
Snowshoeing Muonio, Finland © Harriniva

In the heart of Finnish Lapland lies the Pallas-Yllästunturi National Park, where high mountain fells are surrounded by forests, making it an area of great natural beauty. The snow falls thickly here, making it an ideal place to enjoy fantastic yet easy outdoor winter fun including dog sledding and snowmobiling, whilst each night is spent in the quiet of the Arctic countryside. This part of Lapland is said to have the freshest air in Europe, and at night, all you need to do to seek the amazing Northern Lights is to go outside and look up! Your hotel also offers spa and sauna facilities so you can completely relax. Plus there is the opportunity to upgrade your first or last night's stay with an overnight in a Snow Igloo or an Aurora Dome or at the luxury Arctic Firefox Lodge - please ask us for details.

"What a Winter wonderland. Wonderful place. Great service and activities. Great place to view the Northern Lights. Laura, Eeva and Scotty and the rest of the staff went out of their way to see we had a great time. Activities awesome, husky sleigh rides, reindeer sleigh rides, snowmobile many more. Do yourself a favor and go to Finland and stay here." - TCS Texas, 2018

Itinerary

Day 1 Kittila Arrival 

On arrival at Kittila airport, meet your driver for the transfer to your hotel in Muonio (approximately one hour). Check in and make yourself at home. Dinner at the hotel.

Day 2 Time at Leisure and Afternoon Husky Safari

This morning enjoy the beautiful winter surroundings. You can relax in the hotel grounds, or enjoy the hotel's sauna. In the afternoon, transfer to the nearby husky farm to meet the eager huskies, enjoy a tour of the farm, and then take a 15km dog sledding safari, with two persons sharing the driving of each sled. Dinner at the hotel.

Day 3 Time at Leisure or Optional Activities

Today is free for you to relax and enjoy the winter serenity. Or you can add an optional excursion - depending on the date of your arrival these include husky safaris, reindeer sleigh rides, ice fishing, horse riding and sleigh rides, cross country skiing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, an Arctic sauna experience, evening hunts for the Aurora, and more.

Day 4 Time at Leisure and Snowmobile Safari

This morning more time to relax and enjoy the Arctic winter, or perhaps enjoy another of the great optional experiences. In the afternoon meet your snowmobile guide – after a safety briefing and lesson in driving, it is time to start your engines and follow the guide through snow covered forests, over frozen lakes and swamps, and past the perfect fell scenery. The driving distance is about 30km and two persons share the driving of each snowmobile. (You can drive solo for a supplement- please enquire). Dinner at the hotel.

Day 5 Kittila Departure

Transfer to Kittila airport and end of arrangements.


2021 departures: Sundays and Mondays from 03 January - 29 March

Notes:

Minimum Age: 5 years

You can upgrade your experience by swapping either your first or last night of hotel accommodation with one of these three fantastic stays in unique accommodation:
Snow Igloo: 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! Sleeping bags and hot drinks included.
Aurora Dome Glamping: 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 cosy 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 (50m away).
Arctic Firefox Lodge: spend a night in privacy and luxury in a lodge with it's own private sauna, and panoramic views across Lake Jeris and from your bed.

The excursions operate with a minimum of 2 persons - if you are a solo traveller and there is no second person booked on an excursion, you may be required to pay additional fees in order for the excursion to proceed.

The order of the excursions may alter according to the day of the week your arrangements start. Some excursions subject to minimum age & height requirements.

Snowmobile Safaris: 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. Children under 18 years sit in a sled pulled by the guide's snowmobile. Children under 4 are not permitted on snowmobile safaris. Please note in the event of extreme weather or poor trail conditions small children may not be allowed to participate in safaris.

Husky Safaris: Children 4 –12 years sit in the guide's sled during safaris. Children under 4 are not permitted on husky safaris. Older children may be able to participate in driving a husky team themselves but this depends on the child's size and other factors and the guide has the discretion to decide who may or may not drive a husky sled and who must sit in the guide's sled.Please note in the event of extreme weather or poor trail conditions small children may not be allowed to participate in safaris.

Tour Overview

  • Summary

    Winter fun in Northern Lapland with optional overnight in Snow Igloo, Aurora Dome or Arctic Firefox Lodge
  • Tour Category

    Independent, Glass or Snow Igloos, Northern Lights
  • Duration

    5 days

    Departures

    Jan - Mar

Tour Prices

    • Double pp from:

      $ AUD

      Single from:

      $ AUD
    • Prices may vary according to dates of travel

      INCLUDES: return Kittila airport transfers; 4 hotel nights; full board from dinner on arrival day to breakfast on departure day; daily use of hotel sauna; Husky Safari 15km; Snowmobile Safari 30km; use of outer winter clothing during stay.

      EXCLUDES: Optional excursions, optional upgrade to overnight in Snow Igloo, Aurora Dome or Arctic Firefox Lodge

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