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8 days - Action packed family getaway to Finnish Lapland

This action packed independent holiday is perfect for families looking for a magical experience and a New Years celebration not to forget. Take part in safaris with huskies and snowmobiles, visit a real reindeer farm and enjoy the endless fun in the snow.

With snowshoeing, children's snowmobiles, cookie baking, a private visit with Santa and his elves and lunch in an ice restaurant there is plenty for the whole family to enjoy. Staying in intimate cosy cabins or a family hotel, this tour will give you wonderful family memories to last a life time.

Highlights include

  • Winter activities such as Husky Safari and Snowmobile Safari
  • Visit to traditional Reindeer Farm
  • Snow fun activities and ice fishing
  • Visit to an elf kota
Day 1
Arrive Kittilä
Day 2
Husky adventure and visiting Elf Kota
Day 3
Fun in the snow and cookie baking
Day 4
Reindeer farm visit
Day 5
Snowmobile adventure and Ice Fishing
Day 6
Gingerbread house decorating
Day 7
Free day
Day 8
Departure day
Start/End Place
Kittilä, Scandinavia
Destinations Visited
Scandinavia
Finland
Duration
8 Days
Group Size
2 - 22
Suitability
Easy family-friendly tour
Code
FNY001

Details

Transportation

Transfers from Kittilä airport (for scheduled flights).

Included
  • Return transfers from Kittilä
  • Warm winter clothing
  • 7 nights with full board
  • Festive dinner
  • Traditional dinner by open fire
  • 1 entrance to the Arctic Spa or Aurora Wellness (according to your destination)
  • 9km husky safari
  • 20km snowmobile safari
  • Reindeer farm visit with 1,5 km reindeer safari and visit and lunch in the Winter Village
  • Snow fun activities & ice fishing Cookie baking & gingerbread house
  • Elf kota with pancakes
Not Included

International flight tickets, meals other than described, alcoholic beverages and soft drinks, travel insurance, visas, gratuities and any items of personal nature.

Itinerary

Day 1 - Arrive Kittilä

Arrival at Kittilä airport, transfer to hotel Jeris (approx. 45min- 1,5h). Dinner in the hotel restaurant. Overnight in room or cabin.

Meals
1 Dinner

Day 2 - Husky adventure and visiting Elf Kota

After breakfast you are off to the husky farm, where you will have a guided tour followed by the 9km husky safari. Adults will share their own team while the children enjoy the view from the guide’s sleigh.

Lunch will be enjoyed in the restaurant.

In the afternoon you head to a nearby kota where you can make your own little keepsake elves while making pancakes over the fire.

Dinner in restaurant.

Meals
1 Breakfast
1 Lunch
1 Dinner

Day 3 - Fun in the snow and cookie baking

This morning it is time for fun in the snow after breakfast. Test your skills at snowshoeing, cross country skiing, tobogganing and for the children a chance to drive their own mini snowmobile under supervision.

Lunch in the restaurant.

In the afternoon, bake Finnish traditional gingerbread cookies. Festive dinner will be served in the restaurant.

Meals
1 Breakfast
1 Lunch
1 Dinner

Day 4 - Reindeer farm visit

After breakfast you will take a transfer to the Torassieppi Reindeer farm. Visit a 100 year old unique Lappish farmhouse and a reindeer museum. Test your reindeer herding skills by throwing a lasso and then driving a 1,5km round in the forest with a reindeer sled next to Pallas-Ylläs National Park.

Then a short walk to the Winter Village with the ice restaurant, bar and impressive wall carvings. Lunch will be served in the ice restaurant*. Bus transfer back to the hotel. Relaxing afternoon in the Arctic Spa or Aurora Wellness.

Dinner in the hotel restaurant.

*Lunch in the ice restaurant is weather dependant. Should the ice restaurant not be ready or the temperature be extremely cold, lunch will be served around the fire in a traditional kota .

Meals
1 Breakfast
1 Lunch
1 Dinner

Day 5 - Snowmobile adventure and Ice Fishing

Breakfast in the restaurant. Today it is time to start your engines and follow the guide through snow covered forests, over frozen lakes and swamps, amongst the fells. Driving distance is about 20km and 2 people will share a snowmobile. Please note, you will need a valid driver's license to be able to drive a snowmobile.

Lunch will be served in the restaurant.

In the afternoon the guide will take you to the lake to try your luck with ice fishing. Dinner is served in the main restaurant.

Meals
1 Breakfast
1 Lunch
1 Dinner

Day 6 - Gingerbread house decorating

This morning you can spend at own leisure.

After lunch you will build and decorate your own gingerbread house. Tonight your traditional dinner will be served in a kota or lakeside restaurant around the open fire.

Meals
1 Breakfast
1 Lunch
1 Dinner

Day 7 - Free day

Breakfast in the restaurant.
Today you will have a free day to spend as you wish. Lunch and dinner will be served in the hotel restaurant.

Meals
1 Breakfast
1 Lunch
1 Dinner

Day 8 - Departure day

After breakfast, departure to Kittilä airport.

Meals
1 Breakfast
Dates & Prices

Quad share cabin, 2 adults + 2 children (4-12 years old).

Dates
Start Date
End Date
Price
Status
Accommodation
29 Dec 2019
5 Jan 2020
29 Dec 2019
5 Jan 2020
EUR 5,860
Limited availability
Family Quad Total

Important Information

The resort holds the right to make changes to the program itinerary according to weather conditions.

*Lunch in the ice restaurant is weather dependant. Should the ice restaurant not be ready or the temperature be extremely cold lunch will be served around the fire in a traditional kota .

This program is suitable for those aged 5 years and over.

ADDITIONAL ACTIVITY (not included in the price): Private Santa Claus Visit
Go out searching by snowmobile sleigh to meet the grand man himself. Look out for the elves to show you the way to the secret path to Santa’s cabin. The lantern lit path will guide you straight to his door. Private family meeting.

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