5-Day Wild Lapland Experience Guided Tour

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Description

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Bookings Available from 20 November – 15 December and from 5 January – 20 April

Every Monday Pick up from the Airport or Train Station in Rovaniemi / Duration: 5 Days and 4 Nights

Finnish Lapland is a place where dreams come true! The quiet wilderness, the dreamy mystery of the Arctic Circle, and Reindeer running in the virgin forest…these are all important factors for a relaxing holiday.

In this great 5-day tour we offer you a great and unforgettable holiday, where you are going to explore the surroundings of the Arctic Circle, visit a magical place - Santa Claus Village - try the traditional Lappish food, snow-shoeing, and much more! You will be located in Pello, close to the famous Eeron Polku trail! Climb to the top of the hill in snowshoes and watch the fantastic landscape view that only Lapland can offer. Visit the Arctic Circle and experience the unique Northern Lights!

What´s Included

  • Pick-up / drop-off at your accommodation, activities, and airport / train station 
  • 4 nights accommodation in 3 star hotel, double room
  • Professional guide in English
  • Winter Clothes (overall, boots and gloves) 
  • Breakfasts
  • Lunch & snacks mentioned in the tour description

Additional information

  • At least 2 people are required for this tour to take place
  • Hotel pickup/drop off is available from most hotels/apartments within 10km of Rovaniemi city centre
  • Children under 14 must be accompanied by a paying adult
  • Please be ready and wait in your hotel lobby 10 minutes prior to your scheduled pickup time
  • Infant under 4 is complimentary
  • Product may be cancelled or rescheduled if the group size is smaller than 2 persons.

Itinerary

DAY 1
Arrival to the Arctic Circle, Santa Claus Village & Husky farm & Northern Lights by Snowmobile Sleigh
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Arrival to the Arctic Circle, Santa Claus Village & Husky farm & Northern Lights by Snowmobile Sleigh

Welcome to Rovaniemi! Your adventure starts at the Arctic Circle, where you will meet Santa Claus himself. The place gives you a jolly cheerful feeling of Christmas all year round. You will also see the Arctic Circle cuts right through Santa Claus Village. A white line denoting the Arctic Circle is painted across the park, where you can cross the line and officially enter the Arctic area. Get the Arctic Circle Certificate for the unforgettable travel memory of your lifetime. Lunch will be served at Santa’s place, enjoy the taste of the traditional Christmas buffet.

Afterwards, visit a traditional Husky farm and enjoy your short sleigh ride with your new four-legged friends. A Husky breeder will share stories about dogs features and lifestyle with you.

You will have free time in Rovaniemi before the Northern Lights adventure by snowmobile sleigh in the Lappish forest. Seek for a sign of the magnificent lights and enjoy the untouched nature of Finnish Lapland. Your destination is a fireplace where your guide will tell you tales and stories about magical Northern Lights. Serve yourself with reindeer meat Lappish sausages and steaming blueberry tea. Set off to the next destination point in Pello, where you will be accommodated in a wooden hotel. 

DAY 2
Full Arctic Activities Day with Snowshoeing and Northern Lights
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Full Arctic Activities Day with Snowshoeing and Northern Lights

The second day of your holiday will start with breakfast at the hotel. Experience hiking to the top of a hill in snowshoes surrounded by picturesque Lappish forest. Eeron Polku path is a perfect route about 1.6 km long that has been built to honor the Olympic ski champion Eero Mäntyranta. Enjoy a campfire BBQ at the top of the hill with an unforgettable view. 

In the evening, you will have a chance to search for Northern Lights in Pello. During the late evening, you will hunt them in a dark forest away from bright urban lights. The professional guide will share his knowledge about this natural phenomenon and prepare a Lappish BBQ to warm you up. 

DAY 3
Arctic Ice Fishing & Northern Lights
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Arctic Ice Fishing & Northern Lights

After the breakfast buffet, go to experience an authentic local activity at the frozen river. Rivers in Pello are considered a fishing paradise in Northern Scandinavia. Arriving at the best location, you will drill through thick ice with the support of your professional guide and wait for a fish while you enjoy the scenery. The guide will prepare a bonfire where you can cook your catch and enjoy the prepared BBQ with grilled salmon and hot drinks. 

Tonight, take another chance to see spectacular Northern Lights with a campfire BBQ. 

DAY 4
Visit to the Reindeer Farm, and Northern Lights
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Visit to the Reindeer Farm, and Northern Lights

Today you will return back to Rovaniemi, where you will have a possibility to meet local herders and their Reindeer in a traditional farm. Experience the reindeer husbandry culture, feed the reindeer and enjoy a short sleigh ride! After lunch, prepare yourself to spend the last evening surrounded by Lappish forest and hunt for the Northern Lights. 

DAY 5
Departure day
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Departure day

After breakfast, spend free time on your last day shopping or enjoying the wonderful atmosphere of Christmas before the departure to the airport or train station.