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  • New tour for 2023

6 days - Family Lakeside Stay in Finland with Christmas Activities

Enjoy a magical Christmas season at beautiful Kurula's Resort with picturesque views over frozen lake and snow covered fells. Accommodation is in private premium suites with north-facing floor-to-ceiling windows, ideal for viewing the Northern Lights, if lucky, from the comfort of you suite as they dance before you across the private lake.

Spend six unforgettable days participating in fun activities. Each evening, unwind in your own suite with sauna, open plan living area and kitchen.

Included in your stay is a Northern Lights Hunt by Car, Husky Safari and Santa visit, Reindeer Safari with soup lunch in a hut, Snowmobiling and Ice Fishing. Winter overalls and all meals are also included.

Kurula's Resort offers accommodation in spacious suites equipped with its own sauna, kitchen and deck. The suite is 40-42m2 in size and accommodates up to four people. Each suite has a deck or balcony with views to the lake and fells perfect for aurora watching. Rooms are equipped with queen size beds, fridge, hob, oven, microwave, lounge area, smart TV, Wifi, sauna, bathroom and drying cabinet.

All the activities in this tour are suited for children from 4 years old and up. If you would like to add more active adventures for adults and teenagers, please ask about including E-Fatbiking to your tour.

This destination is located close to the Pyhätunturi ski resort. It is possible to include alpine skiing in your stay. We recommend arranging ski rental and tickets while in Pyhä area with the lodge staff.

*Please note, the day-by-day order of activities are not yet set and may change. Final program will be detailed in your tour documents.

Day 1
Arrive Rovaniemi, transfer to Pyhätunturi and settle into your suite
Day 2
Husky Sledding & Private Meeting with Santa
Day 3
Reindeer Sledding
Day 4
Ice Fishing & Chase the Northern Lights
Day 5
Snowmobile tour – Explore the secrets of arctic nature
Day 6
Return to Rovaniemi airport & depart
Start/End Place
Rovaniemi, Finland tours
Country Visited
Finland tours
Duration
6 Days
Suitability
Easy independent holiday suitable for singles, couples & families
Code
50DN1070

Details

Transportation

Private transfer between Rovaniemi (Airport or city) and Pyhätunturi

Included
  • 5 nights with premium suites with lake view for Auroras, with end cleaning (note: no daily cleaning)
  • Six guided activities with transportation from the accommodation including a 5 km Husky safari and Santa visit, Reindeer safari and soup lunch in a hut,  Northern lights hunt by car, Snowmobile Safari and Ice-fishing
  • Daily Breakfast and buffet dinner
  • Soup lunch at the resort or light lunch during activities
  • Overalls and winter shoes, and any necessary equipment for the activities
  • Return private transfer between Rovaniemi Airport or City and resort
  • Snow bowling and sledges for sledding at any time for you to use
Not Included

Flights, travel insurance, luggage handling & optional excursions.

Optional activities include: E-fatbiking tour, visiting the Amethyst Mine, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing

If you would like to stop at the Santa's Village in Rovaniemi, we can arrange this for an additional price.

Itinerary

Day 1 - Arrive Rovaniemi, transfer to Pyhätunturi and settle into your suite

Arrive Rovaniemi and private transfer (approx. 1.5 hours) to Pyhätunturi, located about 100 kilometres north of the Arctic Circle.

Pyhätunturi is located in the middle of Finnish Lapland and is home to this new winter resort. Sit back and enjoy the open fire in the lobby on your arrival or relax in your private suite with a sauna. Kids can let off some steam and enjoy the free activities: snow bowling and sledding hill + sledges

Dinner at the hotel's restaurant tonight. Be sure to relax in your private little sauna to warm up this evening before bed.

Meals
1 Dinner
Accommodation
Premium Suite

Day 2 - Husky Sledding & Private Meeting with Santa

After breakfast, head off for a wintertime safari with husky teams and a visit to the husky farm. Before departing on the 5km dogsledding safari, you will be given instruction on how to control the sleds. Two persons share a sled and there will be an opportunity to change drivers. Enjoy some hot berry juice by an open fire and chat with the head musher about these amazing northern animals once you return to the ranch. During the safari, you will also get to meet Santa.

Lunch at the hotel, and in the afternoon and evening, relax at the hotel before a tasty buffet dinner.

Meals
1 Breakfast
1 Lunch
1 Dinner

Day 3 - Reindeer Sledding

This morning, you will go on a reindeer sleigh ride. Transportation by car to a reindeer farm to try this traditional way of travelling through snowy forests. Enjoy a hot cup of coffee with a bun around a campfire and learn about the life of reindeer herders.

During the afternoon, enjoy the Pyhä area nature, or just relax at the hotel.

Dinner at the hotel.

Meals
1 Breakfast
1 Lunch
1 Dinner
Accommodation
Premium suite

Day 4 - Ice Fishing & Chase the Northern Lights

Today, you will try you hand at ice fishing at the lake. Be challenged by cutting the ice and dipping your fishing rods into the frozen lake. Lunch at the hotel.

After dinner at the hotel, head out by car in search of the magical Northern Lights. We will driver through the snowy landscapes and find the best spot to see the lights, hoping that the skies are clear tonight.

Meals
1 Breakfast
1 Lunch
1 Dinner

Day 5 - Snowmobile tour – Explore the secrets of arctic nature

Come and experience the crisp, frosty winter landscape on a snowmobile safari tour – exploring the secrets of arctic nature and Pyhä-Luosto National Park. Younger children share the snowmobile with their parents during this 2-hour safari. Kids shorter then 140cm need to sit in the slegde pulled by the guide.

After dinner, make sure to enjoy the soft heat of sauna for the one last time before your departure home tomorrow.

Meals
1 Breakfast
1 Lunch
1 Dinner

Day 6 - Return to Rovaniemi airport & depart

After breakfast, transfer to the Rovaniemi airport. If you wish to explore this Santa town, please speak to us about options as we can add a visit to Santa's village before departure.

Meals
1 Breakfast
Dates & Prices

All prices listed are per person, twin share. Indicative price for 2023 due to global uncertainity. Please note daily activity schedule subject to change. This tour is suitable for +4 years olds.

Family triple is 2 adults and 1 child age 4-12
Family quad is 2 adults and 2 children age 4-12

Dates
Start Date
End Date
From Price
Status
Accommodation
18 Dec 2023
23 Dec 2023
18 Dec 2023
23 Dec 2023
NZD 5,564
Available
Standard
18 Dec 2023
23 Dec 2023
18 Dec 2023
23 Dec 2023
NZD 12,860
Available
Family Triple Total
18 Dec 2023
23 Dec 2023
18 Dec 2023
23 Dec 2023
NZD 14,228
Available
Family Quad Total
23 Dec 2023
28 Dec 2023
23 Dec 2023
28 Dec 2023
NZD 5,564
Fully booked
Standard
23 Dec 2023
28 Dec 2023
23 Dec 2023
28 Dec 2023
NZD 12,860
Fully booked
Family Triple Total
23 Dec 2023
28 Dec 2023
23 Dec 2023
28 Dec 2023
NZD 14,228
On request
Family Quad Total
28 Dec 2023
2 Jan 2024
28 Dec 2023
2 Jan 2024
NZD 5,564
Available
Standard
28 Dec 2023
2 Jan 2024
28 Dec 2023
2 Jan 2024
NZD 12,860
Available
Family Triple Total
28 Dec 2023
2 Jan 2024
28 Dec 2023
2 Jan 2024
NZD 14,228
Available
Family Quad Total

Important Information

Each suite has its own sauna, kitchen, deck or balcony and views to the lake and fells. Each suite accommodates up to four people

• Suite size 40m2 - 42,5m2
• Deck or balcony
• Queen size beds x 2
• Fridge, hob, oven & Microwave
• Lounge area
• Smart TV & WiFi
• Sauna & bathroom
• Drying cabinet

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