Highlights of Rovaniemi Day Tour A One-day tour

Our partner: NORDIC UNIQUE TRAVELS

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Description

Departure: any time between 8:30 am and 9:30 am (Departure may adjust according to different seasons)

Duration: 6-7 hours 

Explore the Lapland's capital town, Rovaniemi, and experience life in the Arctic.

Your exquisite day will start with an easy 15 minutes hike for the beautiful scenery of Rovaniemi city. Climbing to the hilltop of Ounasvaara, the highest point in Rovaniemi, you will be in the middle of the dreamy Finnish forest.

After the hike, learn everything about arctic in the Arktikum museum, where you will see the exhibition of arctic animals, indigenous people Sami, and local history from the ice age to the present. You can also find information and a display of Northern lights.

The next activity awaiting you is the visit to husky and reindeer farm. Feel the excitement of the speedy sleigh ride with energetic huskies in Husky Park, and relax on a comfy sleigh as your reindeer takes you into the tranquil forest in Santa Claus Village. Delight with warm coffee or tea for a refreshment, together with the local's favorite cookies.

Finally, the climax of the tour involves the iconic character of Rovaniemi, Santa Claus. Visit the Santa Claus Village and get a certificate for crossing the Arctic Circle line, spend your time in the fairy-tale village full of shops with arctic products, and, of course, meet the Santa Claus himself! Inside the village is an official Santa Claus post office, where the elves will help you sending a message to your loved ones with the special stamp.

What´s Included

  • Guide in English (other languages available on request: Dutch, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Chinese)
  • Pick-up and drop off to your hotel or accommodation within 15 km (driving distance) from Rovaniemi city center
  • Tour in Arktikum museum - not available on Dec 24 and Mondays (except for December)
  • View from Ounasvaara Hill
  • Sightseeing at Santa Claus Village
  • Reindeer sleigh ride
  • Husky sleigh ride
  • Buffet lunch in Santa Claus Village
  • Arctic Circle Crossing Certificate

Additional information

  • At least 2 people are required for this tour to take place on weekdays and Saturdays
  • At least 4 people are required for this tour to take place on Sundays and public holidays
  • Children under 12 year old must be accompanied by adults paying the full price
  • Please be ready and wait in your hotel lobby 10 minutes prior to your scheduled pickup time
  • Infant under 2 is complimentary
  • Product may be cancelled or rescheduled if the group size is smaller than 2 persons