The next two days will be filled with fun and over these days you will get to enjoy the following activities. The final schedule, you will receive on your arrival at Apukka.
Enjoy your breakfast leisurely and get ready for the magical, joyful activities, where all the top thingsto-do are wrapped up for you, and most of all – you’ll get meet the Grand Old Man himself in a very cosy and intimate setting.
Apukka Husky Tour - Huskies are one of the most loved animals in the north, and you will understand why when you meet the pack at Apukka. They absolutely love pulling loads and running on the trail across the forests. The highlight of the day is
the 7–10 km long safari, where you get to be the musher yourself, in other words control the pack of huskies towing the sled. Duration of the program: 2 hours
Aurora Hunt by Snowtrain - In the evening, it’s time to go to winter wonderland in a warm carriage in Apukka’s very own Snowtrain. You will head out in the wilderness, far from artificial lights, looking for the Northern Lights. Cross the beautiful snowy
landscape to reach a traditional, Lappish “kota”; a hut deep in the wilderness. Gathered around a bonfire, enjoy sausages and hot drinks. This excursion is completely focused on the Northern Lights, but you also get to experience the beauty of the pure, snowy forest, darkness, quietness. Duration of the program: 3 hours
Reindeer ride to Santa through the Magic Forest:
As you step into the snow-covered forest, you'll suddenly see antlers in between the trees. Any ign of a red nose yet? Here, deep in the woods, the reindeer are waiting for you, ready to lead the way to the Santa. Take a seat in a cozy sled and start the journey through the Magic Forest. The Elves along the way are there to help you to find
Santa's Secret Hut, a place filled with magic. With their help you'll find a Secret Pathway in the snow, leading you to a very special place. Maybe Santa has a small surprise waiting for you? Duration of the program: 3 hours
Finnish Sauna Experience: Help the elves to light the candles, to heat up the
saunas and to create the Christmas Spirit. When working with the Elves, there are magical surprises everywhere along the way. You'll learn that when the Elves are preparing the Christmas Sauna, the joy of Christmas will appear in many, many
different ways. Duration of the program: 2,5-3 hours
Festive dinners on 24th and 25th:
On Christmas Eve and on Christmas Day we taste Festive dinner buffets and enjoy the Christmassy program during the dinner. For both dinners, wine package is included in the menu. For children, we serve soft drinks
Half board dinner on 26th: Our restaurant Aitta serves Nordic cuisine with
modern twist and uses locally produced ingredients. The true heart of the restaurant is a huge stone fireplace with oven, where we actually bake buns and braise delicious stew. High windows in the dining area gives amazing view to the lake. For this evening, we set special Aitta buffet in the dining room.