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Rovaniemi Winter Experience

7 days
6 nights

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Dates

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PER PERSON:

Dec 22
$ 1,375.00 (double occupancy)
$ 1,710.00 (single occupancy)
Dec 30
$ 1,600.00 (double occupancy)
$ 2,350.00 (single occupancy)
other departures
$ 1,090.00 (double occupancy)
$ 1,435.00 (single occupancy)
$ 35.00 (child under 12 sharing a room with adults)

Dates:

Dec 03, 2022 - Dec 07, 2022 
Dec 10, 2022 - Dec 14, 2023 
Dec 17, 2022 - Dec 21, 2022 
Dec 30, 2022 - Jan 03, 2023 
Jan 07, 2023 - Jan 11, 2023 
Jan 14, 2023 - Jan 18, 2023 
Jan 21, 2023 - Jan 25, 2023 
Jan 28, 2023 - Feb 01, 2023 
Feb 04, 2023 - Feb 07, 2023 
Feb 11, 2023 - Feb 15, 2023 
Feb 18, 2023 - Feb 22, 2023 
Feb 25, 2023 - Mar 01, 2023 
Mar 04, 2023 - Mar 08, 2023 
Mar 11, 2023 - Mar 15, 2023 
Mar 18, 2023 - Mar 22, 2023 

Hotels:

Helsinki: Hotel Marski by Scandic or similar
Rovaniemi: Scandic Pohjanhovi hotel or similar

 

Included:

4 overnights in the mentioned hotel or similar
4 buffet breakfasts at the hotel
New Year dinner on Dec. 30 departure
Transfer Rovaniemi - Santa Claus Village Rovaniemi
English speaking tour escort

Activities and entrances:
Visit to the Santa Claus Village
Husky ride 5 Km
Snowmobile Safari 2 hours
Aurora Evening 3 hours**

Optional Services:

Dinner Package (4 x dinners at the hotel) - $175
Additional Dinner (Christmas & NYE Departures) - $150
Arrival/Departure Airport transfer - $170 (per car / max 3 people)
Upgrade to Santa’s Hotel Santa Claus (on request) - $125 per person

REINDEER SAFARI 3 hrs: $180 per person
Sit comfortably in a sleigh and lay back, take photos of the nature around you and listen to the sounds of the reindeer caravan. Reindeer herder has prepared us coffee with a cinnamon bun on campfire and he shares his story of life with the reindeer. Starting time: 13:45 am. Duration: 3 hours
Minimum: 2 persons, Maximum: 15 persons.
Included: Winter clothing, transfers, visit to reindeer farm, 1 h reindeer safari, hot drinks with bun, guiding
Advise: Use a good hiking boot, Warm clothes. Bring a small backpack with snacks and drinks if you have, extra clothes.

AURORA BOREALIS ICE-FLOATING: $135 per person
Dip yourself into frozen lake under the Auroras and let your mind rest, sounds bizarre doesn’t it! Tonight this is possible when go for a private secret venue. This guided floating is totally safe with a high quality rescue suit that covers your whole body and keeps you dry. As you have your own clothing under the suit you will not get cold even in the open 0 degree water. The circumstances are truly arctic! If the weather is clear we can see beautiful stars and may even get to marvel magnificent Northern Lights. Starting time: 19:30 am
Duration: 3 hours. Minimum: 2 persons, Maximum: 15 persons.
Included: Winter clothing, transfers, visit to reindeer farm, floating and floating equipment, hot drinks, guiding

SNOW FUN DAY: $155 per person
This is a day of your family in cozy reindeer and husky farms! Hop on a reindeer ride listening to the nature and reindeer herder’s stories ending the safari to a lovely husky farm. Make the best family pictures with those furry friends and have a short ride for the great memories. Our journey is not over; nice lunch is waiting for us in the restaurant. Outside children and adults with young heart can have afternoon snow fun in the tobogganing slide and a lot more! A perfect family time shared on the Arctic Circle. Starting time: 10:30 am. Duration: 4, 5 hours. Minimum: 2 persons, Maximum: 15 persons.
Included: Winter clothing, transfers, visit to reindeer farm, 30 mins reindeer sleigh ride, visit to husky farm, 800 m husky sleigh ride, salmon soup lunch with coffee or tea, snow fun, surprise gift & guiding.

Itinerary:

Welcome to Lapland - the perfect place to relax and at the same time live exciting moments by trying out various activities such as snowmobiling, reindeer safaris or dog sledding. Visit Rovaniemi, the capital of Lapland and the Santa's official home! Located on the Arctic Circle, this small town is perfect for a holiday alone or with a family, and offers a wide range of first-class services to visitors.

Day 1  : Arrival in Helsinki

Arrival in Rovaniemi, the capital of the Finnish Lapland. Lapland is as close as reality gets to those who dream of a winter wonderland. Contrasts are a key factor in the allure of Lapland where 24-hour sunlight in the summer replaces the dark winter days. The hustle and bustle of towns and ski resorts is just minutes away from the peace and quiet of the wilderness.

Transfer to the hotel on your own. (Private transfer can be pre-booked in advance) Dinner under own arrangements (Dinner can be pre-booked in advance) Overnight at Scandic Pohjanhovi hotel or similar

Options: Private transfer and dinner.
Day 2  : Rovaniemi

Breakfast in the hotel. We will start the day with some adrenaline & speed, taking part to and exciting snowmobile safari. This snowmobile adventure offers fantastic opportunity to learn how to master the art of driving a snowmobile. During the safari we stop for a break to enjoy hot drinks and the silence of the wilderness. Free time for lunch.

Afternoon at leisure. You can pick some optional tours to join. For example, try one of most popular Reindeer safaris. Sit comfortably in a sleigh and lay back, take photos of the nature around you and listen to the sounds of the reindeer caravan.


Overnight at Scandic Pohjanhovi hotel or similar

Day 3  : Rovaniemi

Breakfast in the hotel. Start the day with immediately immersing you into the magic of Lapland. First stop today is the Santa Claus Village located on the Arctic Circle. Enjoy Lapland’s beautiful nature sitting in a dog sled! You can relax and let your senses rest in the calming scenery and surrounding silence while the guide is driving the husky team.

After the safari you can warm up by an open fire in our yard and also spend time in the park meeting the other dogs. Duration of driving about 20 min. Free time for you to explore the village and meet the local star, Santa Claus, in his official home. Free time for lunch.

You can also visit the Santa's post office to send a letter to yourself or a loved one, with the official stamp of Santa. Wander around the various souvenir shops and enjoy the magic atmosphere in the village. Dinner under own arrangements

Aurora Evening - get ready for another included activity! Did you know that in Finland we call the Northern Lights as The Fire of the Fox? Enjoy the fresh winter air and a chance to see the Northern Lights flicker in the sky. We take you by car to the nearby wilderness where we will have the best view on the sky. During the evening you will learn about the arctic nature and enjoy stories about the culture and history of the local people. You will have a chance to try snowshoes around the fireplace. We will also have a break to enjoy some hot beverages and we get to grill some marshmallow on the campfire. At the end of our excursion we return to the city by bus - hopefully with rested and relaxed minds. Even if we can’t guarantee the Northern Lights, this program is excellent for people who wish to enjoy the great outdoor polar night. Overnight at Scandic Pohjanhovi hotel or similar

Overnight at Scandic Pohjanhovi hotel or similar

Day 4  : Rovaniemi

Free day for optional activities

Breakfast in the hotel. Free day to enjoy Rovaniemi and its surroundings as you desire! Discover the magnificent Arktikum museum and learn about the Sami, original people of Lapland. 

Another option is to enjoy one of the many activities offered in the area, such as reindeer safaris, ice-fishing experiences or northern lights hunts in the evening.
You can go shopping in town, or take a walk along the banks of the Ounasjoki River, to enjoy the winter landscapes of Lapland. Do not hesitate to ask your tour escort for an advice, they are there to assist you.

Overnight at Scandic Pohjanhovi hotel or similar

Day 5  : Departure from Rovaniemi

Breakfast in the hotel. Enjoy the last moments in Lapland. Transfer to the airport on your own. 

Options: Private transfer

Notes:

Cancellation fees for Christmas and New Year departures:
- Upon booking confirmation: 40 % non-refundable deposit is charged
- 150 days before arrival: 60 %
- 149-30 days before arrival: 90 %
- Less than 30 days before arrival: 100 %