- 5 Days in Finnish Lapland
- Snow Hotel & Igloo Nights
- Pick n Mix Safari programme
- Protective Thermal Clothing included
- Guide Price £1695pp
A 5 day/4 night winter holiday in the heart of Lapland's untouched, pure nature with boundless blankets of snow yet close to Rovaniemi's restaurants, cafes and shops. The wide range of snow fun safaris are there also for your entertainment, you just decide, is it playing with huskies, Wilderness Kota Dinner or Snowmobile Safari to embrace your mood. The last but not the least, enjoy one magical night in Snow Hotel & Glass Igloos in the nearby remote area of Lehtojarvi, whose elves will take a good care of you by waking you up with a warm drink, and if you wish, even in the middle of the night to watch the Northern Lights with them.
Ounasvaara is one of the best places just to admire the beautiful view of Rovaniemi city, enjoy the relaxed atmosphere and the last but not the least, to spot the Northern Lights. In the hotel, there are various accommodation types from basic hotel rooms to high quality holiday apartments. Main building rooms are spacious and most of them have their own sauna, and if you wish some more privacy and enjoy the surrounding nature, you can stay in the cabins located around the hotel. In the area of Ounasvaara, there are lot of activity possibilities including the wellness and sports center SantaSport and snow fun safaris of course.
In remote area of Sinetta, 26 km from Rovaniemi city center, the premises of the magical Arctic SnowHotel & Glass Igloos are located. In the hotel, you can accommodate in snowroom or glass igloo. Kota tepee, log restaurant and ice restaurant will take care of your hunger or thirst. You can also try traditional Finnish sauna meanwhile your stay as well as other arctic activities such snow sculpting or ice fishing. Friendly staff will take care of you during the whole stay by waking up with a warm drink or even if you wish, also in the middle of night, if the Northern Lights would appear and give the fabulous show up in the sky.
Fly with Finnair to Rovaniemi in Finnish Lapland via Helsinki. Airport taxi transfer will take you to your lodging on the top of Ounasvaara fell, Sky Hotel, where you get a beautiful view over the city. Check in and settle yourself into your accommodation.
Enjoy a nurturing breakfast at Sky Hotel, and hop on the transportation taking you to Sinetta, to the premises of Arctic SnowHotel & Glass Igloos and stay the night there. Once you arrive to SnowHotel, you will be warmly welcomed by SnowHotel staff, taken for a tour around the premises and given instructions for your night. Afterwards you could have for example an exciting sauna experience, enjoy the jacuzzi with massaging jets and dine in the restaurant to give the perfection for the day. In the evening when you wish, you can settle down to your snowroom.
Be woked up by the personnel of Snowhotel with a hot drink. After that, walk into the Log Restaurant to enjoy your breakfast. Finally before check out and departure back to Sky Hotel, Arctic SnowHotel will give you a diploma on spending the night beneath snow and ice in arctic. Hop on your transfer back to city center of Rovaniemi, and get ready for your first safari excitement Family Snowmobile Safari. On the adventure, you will get to learn how to snowmobile along frozen rivers and valley from the hilltops, meanwhile enjoying the hearth of Lappish nature and hot beverages. After the safari you will be taken back to your hotel.
After the breakfast at the Sky Hotel, you will be picked up for the Family Husky Safari, which includes 3 km husky ride. Once you arrive to the husky ranch, the friendly dogs will bark an enthusiastic welcome to you. Enjoy some hot berry juice by an open fire and chat with the head musher about these amazing northern animals. After the safaris you will be taken back to your hotel to get some rest before magical Wilderness Kota Dinner –evening. Just chillax at the open fire place, meanwhile the chef prepares you traditional Finnish meal. More fresh food you can just try to look for.
On the last day of your holiday you will be picked up from Sky Hotel to the airport, and the journey back home can begin.
Scheduled return Finnair flights from Heathrow to Rovaniemi OR from Gatwick with Norwegian
Return scheduled Finnair flight(s) from Heathrow via Helsinki to Ivalo
All passenger service charges and airport departure taxes
Complimentary coffee/tea/blueberry juice and pay on board cabin service
Carriage of luggage (1pc Cabin & 1pc Checked)
Airport/hotel transfers in Lapland
4 nights accommodation in Sky Hotel Ounasvaara
Lodgings in twin rooms with private WC/Shower
1 night's accommodation in Snow Hotel & Glass Igloos
Thermal clothing for the duration of the stay
Mondays January 1st - April 1st
Guide prices are in part based on our mid-level contract air fares which are veriable in real time unlike our ground supplier contract costs which are generally fixed. We don’t do fancy lead in prices and the time you confirm your booking always use the lowest air fare available. This may mean the confirmed price of your holiday being slightly less or more than the guide price in which case a proportionate reduction-supplement will apply. Carpe Diem = the earlier you book the better, especially for public & school holidays.
Before you notice, you have arrived with your safari companion to the beautiful heart of Lappish nature. Drive up to hilltops and let the fantastic views of river valleys pamper you nerves and let the speed shake the sorrows of this earthly life away! Along the way, you will learn how to snowmobile on a frozen river and through forests covered with snow. En route you will have a little break to admire the pure nature with a hot drink in your hand. Duration: 2 hours.
Arrive to the husky ranch and be welcomed by friendly crop of huskies. After meeting the four-legged cuties get ready for exciting 3 km sledge ride with them! On the safari you can drive the sledge by yourself, and really feel the adventure. If you haven’t got the heat up from the excitement, the open fireplace and some hot berry juice will warm you at the latest meanwhile chatting with the head musher about these beautiful arctic animals. Duration: 1 hour 45 mins.
Short coach transfer takes you to a cosy wilderness kota in a remote nature of surroundings. Relax and sense the warm atmosphere, meanwhile the chef prepares traditional Finnish meal for you. Lappish kota dinner is one of a kind experience, something that even the natives do not get to enjoy every day. Fresh, authentic and Lappish, these elements will be certainly fulfilled!