Lapland Winter Fun

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8 Days
Availability : Jan 25' - Apr 25'
Finland
Min Age : 5
Tour Details

Lapland Winter Fun: This winter adventure is ideal for adventurous couples, families, or individual guests looking for active holiday in the snow, in the beautiful surroundings of Lappish nature. Meet the cute huskies, hop on a sled pulled by a reindeer, experience exciting snowmobile driving, visit a Snow Village and take part in the search for the northern lights!

The spa hotel is beautifully located in the Lappish nature, over looking a frozen lake, right by the Pallas-Ylläs National Park and only 45 minutes drive from the Kittilä Airport. Accommodation is in comfortable hotel rooms or with a supplement, fully appointed log chalets for up to 7 persons with own sauna, wc, shower, kitchen, fireplace and TV or double rooms. The chalets are near the hotel in open woodland. The spa, sauna and pool area, with 2 small warm pools and saunas are stunningly located on the lake shore.

Dates: Recommended arrivals for this trip are every Saturday of the season (December – April). Please contact us with your preferred dates for availability at info@huskyholidays.co.uk

Lapland Winter Fun 2024/25 Dossier

Departure & Return Location

Kittila Airport, Finland

Price Includes

  • Sat - Sat or Sun - Sun Departures
  • 7 Nights Accommodation
  • English speaking Tour Guides
  • All transportation in destination location
  • Transfers from and to Kittila Airport
  • Full Board (from dinner day 1 til breakfast day 8)
  • Thermal outer clothing
  • Equipment and activities as mentioned

Price Excludes

  • Flights
  • Any Private Expenses
  • Travel Insurance (including excess for snowmobile driving)
  • A valid driving licence (for at least 125cc) is required for driving a snowmobile
Itinerary

Day 1Welcome

Arrival at Kittilä airport, transfer to hotel (45 min). Welcome dinner at hotel restaurant and overnight in double rooms with wc and shower or log cabins with wc, shower.

Day 2Snow Village and Reindeer

After breakfast in hotel restaurant a 10 minutes transfer to the Reindeer farm. Visit to a 100 years old unique Lappish farmhouse and a small reindeer museum. Try your reindeer herder skills in lasso-throwing and by driving a 3km round in the forest, right next to the Pallas-Ylläs national park with a reindeer sled. Then a short walk to the winter village with the ice restaurant, bar and sculptures, visit the impressive wall carvings. Lunch will be served in the ice restaurant. Transfer back to the hotel.

In the afternoon the guide will tell you more about the fascinating phenomenon of the northern lights, and the science & myths behind it whilst enjoying a local drink and snack. Dinner in the hotel restaurant.

Day 3Husky Adventure

Have a good breakfast before being transferred to the local husky farm. Here you will have a chance to meet the lovely huskies, enjoy a short tour of the farm before setting out on your safari of around 15km (two persons to a sled). You will return in time for lunch in the restaurant.

In the evening you will be able to enjoy a traditional dinner served at the lake side restaurant with an open fire. After dinner a local Sami will join to sing his own special songs and tell you the stories behind them. You wll also hear about the traditional Sami clothing and the hidden meanings in them. Overnight in room /cabin.

Day 4Snowmobile Adventure

After breakfast we are off on your snowmobile adventure. You will meet your snowmobile guide who will give you the snowmobile driving instructions and safety briefing. After this it is time to start your engines and follow the guide through snow covered forests to a frozen lake to learn the ancient techniques of net fishing. Distance is about 35 km and you will drive 2 persons per snowmobile.

Upon your return a local treat will be served in the restaurant.

Day 5Free Day + Aurora Snow Train

This day is free for your own activities. All meals are served in the restaurant. In the evening the Aurora snow train, with its heated carriages, will be ready to take you across the frozen lakes stopping for a snack of sausages over an open firs giving you time to search the sky for the Northern Lights.

Day 6Snowshoe Hike & Artic Sauna

Today you will visit the largest fell (hill) in Western Lapland renown for the superb views. Transfer is by minibus. At the Pallas nature centre you will learn about the area before exploring on snowshoes for a while. You will return for lunch at the hotel restaurant.

Dinner in the evening will be followed by an Arctic Sauna World experience. A chance for you to experience 4 types of sauna and learn about the history of the customs. A local drink will be served and a shaman will perform a ceremony calling on the powers of the four elements.

Day 7Free Day & Lappish Dinner

Breakfast in hotel restaurant. Today you will have a free days to spend as you wish. Lunch will be served in the hotel restaurant or you can opt to have a packed lunch box to take out with you. A special Lappish dinner will be served in the hotel restaurant for your final evening.

Day 8Departure

Breakfast and transfer to Kittilä airport.

Trip Notes

Optional Extras

Optional Extras Are Available such as:

  • staying in a snow igloo for 1 night
  • staying in a aurora dome for 1 night
  • staying in an arctic firefox lodge for 1 night
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