Meet Santa in Rovaniemi

5 days | 4 nights

Rovaniemi is the capital of Finnish Lapland, located at the Arctic Circle. This Nordic region has eight different seasons, each with its special light, temperature and natural phenomena. The changing seasons offer excellent settings for all kinds of activities and walks through the snow-covered forests and on frozen rivers: reindeer safaris, dog sledding safaris and snowmobile safaris. Try ice fishing on a frozen lake or spend a night in an ice room with a constant temperature of -5 degrees – the choice is yours! Although the Christmas period takes place only once a year, you can experience Christmas in Rovaniemi throughout the year.

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Day 1 Welcome to Rovaniemi! Learn More
Day 2 Reindeer Safari to Santa’s Village Learn More
Day 3 Husky Safari Learn More
Day 4 :Snow mobile safari searching for the Northern lights Learn More
Day 5 Depart Rovaniemi Learn More

Included

Transfer from Rovaniemi Airport to your hotel/cottage apartment
4 nights in a standard twin room / cottage apartment with extra bed possibilities
Half-board (breakfast and dinner)
Snow Mobile and Reindeer Safari to Santa’s Village incl. lunch
Husky Safari
Snow Mobile Safari searching for the Northern lights
Visit to the Arctic SnowHotel and dinner at the Ice Restaurant
Individual visit to Santa Park
Transfer from your hotel/cottage apartment to Rovaniemi Airport
Warm clothing during the entire stay

Not included

Beverages
Flights to Rovaniemi
Photos and video souvenirs at Santa Claus Village
All services not indicated as “included”

Adult : 1195 EUR

Child 4 – 12 years: 895 EUR

Child younger than 4 years: 395 EUR

*When the child is accompanied by two adults

English

December 1 – March 31 (excluding the holiday season)

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DAY 1

Welcome to Rovaniemi!
Transfer from Rovaniemi Airport to your hotel in the centre of Rovaniemi or to your cottage apartment at Ounasvaara at 3 km from the centre of Rovaniemi
Four nights with half-board (breakfast and dinner)

DAY 2

Morning: Reindeer Safari to Santa’s Village (6 hours including lunch)

Your first day in Lapland starts with a snowmobile safari to a reindeer farm where you will hear more about reindeer husbandry and Lappish culture. You can take a reindeer ride and attend a special Lapp ceremony of crossing the Arctic Circle. In the afternoon the trip continues by car to Santa Claus Village with time to do shopping in Santa Claus’ Village. You will also have an opportunity to send postcards from Santa Claus’ main post office. During the day you get to meet Santa Claus himself and enjoy a delicious lunch in a cosy restaurant. And you will get a Diploma for crossing the Arctic Circle!

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DAY 3

Morning excursion: Husky Safari (10 km – 2 hours 30 minutes)

We go by car to the Husky Farm, where we are greeted by the friendly Huskies, eager to go for a ride in the frosty forest and over the snowy meadows. We will learn how to control our own team of dogs and enjoy the quiet ride once we are on our way. The driving time with the Huskies is approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes. Our safari ends at the farm with a well-deserved hot drink.

Evening: Visit to the Arctic SnowHotel and dinner at the Ice Restautant (4 hours)

The tour includes return transfers, a guided tour of the Arctic SnowHotel, where the guide will tell you about the construction, operation and special features of the snow hotel and, finally, a three course dinner in the Ice Restaurant. The Ice Restaurant built of snow and ice provides a unique setting for an unforgettable dinner prepared from local ingredients. Available December 20 – March 31).

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DAY 4

Evening : Snow mobile safari searching for the Northern lights (3 hours)

Experience the Arctic night by driving through the snow-covered forest and on the frozen river. With a little luck, you’ll travel under a bright sky lit by the moon and the stars. Perhaps the Aurora Borealis – the Northern Lights – will appear to show you the way. Sip warm beverages and savour a snack by a campfire and learn more about the Northern Lights and Lapland.

DAY 5

Transfer to Rovaniemi Airport

End of programme.

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MEET SANTA IN ROVANIEMI

5 days | 4 nights

from     1195 €

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