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Travel period: 01.12.2020 – 31.03.2022 Finish Lapland offers a wintery paradise that has attracted visitors from all around the globe. Snow covered forests, the Northern lights, clear days and numerous activities are a few of the attractions that keep visitors returning year after year, oh and of course Santa Claus himself. This tour has been modified to offer two of our favorite properties in Finish Lapland. Both are suitable for families and couples. Travelling from Saariselka to Rovaniemi (or v.v) is an experience on its own and will offer you a true glimpse of life in Finnish Lapland. Do not be surprised to see our reindeer friends en-route

Program Type

Package program

Detailed Itinerary

Arrival at Ivalo Airport and transfer to Hotel & Igloo Village, Kakslauttanen. Arrival at the village and enjoy the rest of your day at leisure. Your accommodation for tonight, the Kelo-Galss Igloo is a little un-usual and combines the comforting warmth of a cosy log chalet with the sensational view of the world-famous glass igloos. Sleeping up to six and featuring a private sauna, fireplace, kitchenette, and a bedroom with a stunning glass roof, they’re made from Lapland’s unique Kelo pinewood. The upcoming nights you can take in the enchanting beauty of the northern lights and the Lappish wilderness from the comfort of your own private hideaway.
Accommodation and dinner in Kelo-Glass Igloo (3 nights)

After breakfast enjoy a two-hour snowmobile safari. The snowmobile safari takes you to the small ski village of Saariselkä situated approximately ten kilometers away. Transfer by private vehicle from the hotel to the safari office. At the safari office you will receive full equipment, to include – thermal suit, boots, socks, gloves, balaclava and helmet. When everybody is ready the safari trail begins with a drive up to the beautiful Kaunispää fell, 436m above sea level. At the top of the fell you can enjoy the magnificent views of the area below. The trail then continues through the beautifully mystical forest. This safari excursion is two hours long and includes an en-route coffee break. Two persons share one snowmobile and take turns in driving or you can request one for sole occupancy at a supplementary cost.

After breakfast, enjoy a full day cross country skiing, in the beautiful Urho Kekkonen National Park. Hotel Kakslauttanen is ideally situated for cross-country skiing.
The entire Saariselkä area has a combined trail distance of over 200kms and there are varying degrees of trails from family ones to competition and technique trails to nature trails and illuminated trails. The illuminated trail passes by the hotel and is open from 06.00 – 22.00hrs every day.

After breakfast you will travel by bus from Kakslauttanen to Rovanieni, where you will be picked up and transferred to the Arctic Treehouse hotel, your accommodation for the coming two nights. The concept of Arctic Tree House Hotel has its roots in fragile arctic nature, the fairytale-like world of SantaPark, and northern culture and heritage. The hotel consists of individual accommodation units covered by wooden shingles and standing on tall poles between the trees. Appearing to wander down the hill and curiously peeking at the landscape and sky, they blend into their environment effortlessly. After check-in you can use the rest of the day to explore Rovaniemi, enjoy your unique accommodation and experience its nature activities such as reindeer safaris, husky safaris and snow mobile safaris. Please see all the activity options in our Rovaniemi activity list.
Accommodation and dinner at Arctic Treehouse Hotel (2 nights)

After breakfast you have the full day to explore the ‘capital’ of Finnish Lapland. Don’t miss the opportunity of visiting the Santa Claus village. There is allot to see and do in Rovaniemi from simply enjoying your surroundings or partaking in fun filled adventures.

After breakfast, say goodbye to Apukka and transfer to Rovaniemi airport.

Inclusions

3 nights accommodation in Kelo Glass Igloo
2 nights accommodation in Arctic TreeHouse Suite
5 Scandinavian breakfast buffet & 5 x dinner
Transfer Ivalo Airport – Kakslauttanen
Snowmobile safari on own snowmobile including lunch (4 hours)
Full day rental cross-country ski equipment
Public bus Kakslauttanen – Rovaniemi
Transfer Rovaniemi bus station – Hotel & hotel – Rovaniemi Airport

Exclusions

International airfares
Optional activities
Other meals, drinks, tips and other personal expenses or services not specified on the program
Personal equipment
Travel insurance
Gratuities
Voluntary tips for guides or drivers
Travel and medical insurance
Any items not mentioned as included

Trip Highlights

Finland – Saariselkä & Rovaniemi

Departure Period

01 Dec, 2020 to 31 Mar, 2022
AUD 3,960 P P twin share
AUD 5,544 P P single

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