Thursday 17 December Saturday 19 December
There are very few places in the world where you can enjoy the enchanting Nordic winter and wonders of snow. Lapland is one of those special places with her pure and wild nature. The landscape takes a mystical snowery form with the only natural light coming from the stars, the moon and the Northern lights. Lapland, the Northern most part of Finland lies at the Arctic Circle. According to the widely-spread legend, the home of Santa Claus is located in the middle of the Finnish Lapland. Rovaniemi, capital of Lapland, is a city right on the Arctic Circle and the home of Santa Claus. During the festive weeks trough out the Christmas period, the city is alive with wintry glow, seasonal events and Christmas lights.
Our tour will begin with an afternoon flight from Helsinki to Rovaniemi. After transfer from the airport, dinner will be served for you at the hotel. During the second day we have reserved you time to be spend at the Arctic Circle and Santa Claus village. Meet Santa Claus himself, send some postcards from Santas post office and do some shopping in the small boutiques. We will visit the Arktikum house, which is a unique science centre and museum presenting the northern polar region. During our tour you will also take part in the ceremony of crossing the Arctic Circle which entitles you to a certificate you can bring home with you as a souvenir. We will enjoy lunch in the Arctic Circle restaurant.
In the evening we will depart from the hotel to Lumberjacks evening. You can experience unique Finnish lumberjack culture in a traditional forest log cabin. A traditional dinner will be served for you by our hostesses, real lumberjack wives and you can also try to learn some Finnish dances. We guarantee you will have a great evening !
We will start the third day by visiting the newly opened Santa Park where we will get familiar with many Christmas secrets. Lunch will be enjoyed at the Santa Park restaurant.
From Santa Park we will continue towards airport. After return flight to Helsinki the tour ends at Helsinki airport.
PRICE: 4150 FIM in a shared double room, 4390 FIM in a single room
- flight Helsinki-Rovaniemi-Helsinki
- airport transportation in Rovaniemi
- english speaking local guide in Lapland
- all transportation in Lapland
- first class accommodation with breakfast
- programme, meals and visits mentioned above
DURATION: 3 days
Tour can be reserved with the ICIS registration form.