Take a journey to Santa’s “hometown” of Rovaniemi in Finnish Lapland and experience some real arctic adventures. Feel the thrill of gliding over snow on guided snowmobile and dog sled excursions, meet Santa himself at the famous Santa Claus Village and have a reindeer-sled ride of your own at a traditional reindeer farm.
Santa Claus Village
Arrive at Rovaniemi Airport where you will be met by a driver and transferred to your hotel in Rovaniemi. This evening you’ll embark on a guided snowmobile excursion into the wild to look for the northern lights dancing in the sky.
The day begins with a guided snowmobile excursion to a reindeer farm, which presents a unique opportunity to experience the culture of Lapland’s native Sami people. In the afternoon you’ll travel by car to the Santa Claus Village where you’ll have some time to do some souvenir shopping, send postcards from Santa’s main post office and enjoy lunch at a cosy restaurant.
Today you’ll learn about a traditional mode of winter transport in Lapland by taking part in a guided dog sled excursion. After a thrilling ride, enjoy a hot beverage with the musher back at the kennel. Back in the city, spend the rest of the afternoon and evening as you wish.
OPTIONAL – overnight in a glass igloo:For even more opportunities to see the northern lights on this trip, you can upgrade your accommodation this evening to a warm glass igloo at the Arctic SnowHotel (optional; not included).
After your adventurous winter break in Finnish Lapland you will be transferred back to Rovaniemi Airport for your departure flight.