Experience the winter wonders of Finnish Lapland on this adventurous break in Rovaniemi. Meet the man in red himself at Santa Claus Village and enjoy thrilling excursions by snowmobile and dog sled with chances to see the northern lights.
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.
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.
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.
Spend the night in Rovaniemi.
Explore Rovaniemi on your own for the first part of the day. In the evening you will be taken to view the northern lights. Here you’ll go on a guided tour of the Arctic SnowHotel, which is built entirely of snow and ice each year . After the tour you’ll enjoy a dinner based on local specialties. Around midnight you will be returned to the city.
OPTIONAL – overnight in a glass igloo or at the Arctic SnowHotel: To add even more adventure to this trip, you can upgrade your accommodation this evening to a warm glass igloo or a snow room at the Arctic SnowHotel.
After an adventurous winter getaway in Finnish Lapland you will be transferred
back to Rovaniemi Airport for your departure flight.