In this capsule, we take you on a deep-dive into Finland and Lapland – designed to help you enjoy the unparalleled natural beauty of the Arctic region & the Northern Lights, understand the local Sami culture and experience the unique Arctic outdoor adventures. And of course, taste the pure Arctic cuisine! A rejuvenating experience like no other – quiet wilderness, the dreamy mystery of the Arctic Circle, and the reindeer running in the virgin forest in a winter fairy-land… And, of course, recreate the legend of Santa Claus…

$ 3700

(Per person for a group of 2 people on a twin sharing basis)

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Trip Highlights

  • Explore Helsinki and Rovaniemi
  • Experience life in the Arctic Circle
  • Meet Santa Claus in his home
  • Hunt for the Northern Lights
  • Experience Arctic activities like snow-shoeing, ice-fishing, husky/reindeer-sledding, snow-mobileing, ice-floating and more

Day 1:
Arrive in Helsinki

Get picked up at the airport and transferred to your hotel. Stroll around the area in case you are in the mood for a walk, else just relax.

Day 2:
Helsinki City Tour

Head out on a tour of Helsinki covering the Helsinki Cathedral, Uspenski Cathedral, Kauppatori market, Temppeliaukio Church and Sibelius Park. At the end of the tour, get on a train for a picturesque overnight journey to Rovaniemi. Overnight in train to Rovaniemi (It’s a lovely ride, but you could opt to fly to Rovaniemi the next day)

Day 3:
Welcome to Rovaniemi, the official Hometown of Santa Claus!

Check in to the Hotel. Visit the famous Santa Claus Village and the official Santa Post Office where after meeting the elves, posting letters at Santa’s Post Office and shopping, you can meet Santa Claus and share your dreams and wishes with him! Next, cross the Arctic Circle and take a photograph of this important event – get a certificate as proof! Overnight in Rovaniemi

Day 4:
Arctic Circle and Lappish full day Activities

Enjoy snowshoeing & ice fishing in the Arctic Forest. In the evening, hunt for the Northern Lights and beat the Arctic chill at the campfire with a barbeque dinner of traditional fare. Overnight in Rovaniemi

Day 5:
Ranua Wildlife Natural Park Zoo, Rovaniemi City Highlights

Explore Ranua Wildlife Park, the northernmost zoo and the city of Rovaniemi. Overnight in Rovaniemi

Day 6:
Arctic animals, Huskies and Reindeer Farms

Visit the Arctic Husky & Reindeer Farm. Enjoy the Husky & Reindeer sleigh ride. Overnight in Rovaniemi

Day 7:
Free day, Ice Floating with Northern Lights at Night

Relax and have some me-time in the Arctic. At night enjoy Ice Floating with the Northern Lights. Overnight in Rovaniemi

Day 8:
Day Trip to The Frozen Waterfalls of Korouoma

Head to the Posio’s virgin forest area to explore the hinterland while Snowshoeing. Enjoy the traditional cuisine of the Arctic Circle over a snow-campfire lunch. Overnight in Rovaniemi

Day 9:
Snowmobile Safari in Arctic Forest of Lapland

Take the snowmobile riding classes before heading out on a ride in the forest and frozen lake. Overnight in Rovaniemi

Day 10:
Visit to the Arktikum Museum

Visit the Arktikum Museum to learn about the region and its traditions. Overnight in Rovaniemi

Day 11:
Northern Lights Photography Tour at night

Understand the science (and legends) behind the Northern Lights. Hunt for the Northern Lights and indulge in a professional photoshoot with a photography instructor. Enjoy the campfire barbeque. Overnight in Rovaniemi

Day 12:
Return to Helsinki

Transfer to the airport for a flight to Helsinki and on arrival, transfer to the hotel. Catch up on any remaining shopping in Helsinki and explore the place. Overnight in Helsinki

Day 13:
Departure

Transfer to the airport for your flight back home

Inclusions

12 nights’ accommodation *wooden Cottage or 3*star Hotel with Breakfast
All transportation for the activities mentioned in the itinerary
Guide in English (other specific languages available on request)
All the activities, Entrances, lunches, and barbeques mentioned in the itinerary*.
Helsinki to Rovaniemi one-way by train

Exclusions

International airfare, Rovaniemi-Helsinki airfare, travel insurance and Visa charges
All meals other than breakfast and those mentioned as inclusion in the itinerary
Any other expense not mentioned in the inclusions
Activities mentioned as optional
Taxes, as applicable

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