Christmas in Wonderland Harriniva
Christmas in Wonderland Harriniva– Finland –6 days / 5 nights, Harriniva - Reindeer Farm - Snow Hotel - Ice Restaurant - Snowmobile Safari - Husky SafariThis action packed Christmas break is perfect for families looking for a magical winter getaway to the Lappish wilderness. Staying in Harriniva you can guarantee the Santa's reindeer and the elves are not far away. Enjoy husky and snowmobile safaris and a visit to a real reindeer farm. With snowshoeing, children's snowmobiles, baking, a private visit with Santa and his elves and lunch in an ice restaurant are activities the entire family can enjoy.
|Operation||December 22 - December 27, 2016|
|Departure||December 22 - December 27, 2016|
|Price||from $1,775 per person in double room with half board
from $2,070 single room with half board
from $895 Children 4-12 years, sharing with two adults
|Included||Transfers from/to Kittilä Airport
5 nights in cozy rooms at Harriniva with private facilities
Full board, from dinner on first evening to breakfast on the last day
Finnish Christmas Buffet dinner
Winter clothing (thermo-overall, boots, socks, mittens, warm hat, helmet)
Private family meeting with Santa
Cookie baking and magic wishing tree
Reindeer safari and lunch in an Ice restaurant
6km husky safari and farm visit with kota lunch
20km snowmobile safari
Snow fun activities
|Not Included||International airfare & Airport taxes
Personal insurance / personal items
$25 Service fee
|Please Note||Group size: Minimum of 3 persons
To drive a snowmobile you must have a valid driving license, own liability is € 600
Some tours on the program may not be suitable for children under the age of 4 years
|Tour Options||Additional nights in Helsinki or Harriniva, pre-or post tour
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Good to know
Weekly program for optional excursions
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Day 1 KITTILÄ - HARRINIVA (D) Arrival at Kittilä airport and transfer to Hotel Harriniva or Jeris. After a meeting with your guide to explain the days ahead you will collect the much needed thermal clothes. Dinner in the main hotel restaurant and overnight in cozy hotel rooms or cabin.
Day 2 IN SEARCH OF SANTA - ELVES - BAKING (B, D) After breakfast we will head out to make our Christmas wishes by the magic Christmas tree. Marshmallows will be toasted round the fire. Cookie baking follows with a chance to try the Finnish traditional gingerbread. Lunch will be in the main restaurant.
Then the highlight of the day: off we zoom on the sleigh pulled by snowmobiles in our search for Santa. A warming kota awaits us where we will have pancakes and hot drinks and Elves will lead us through the forest for your private family visit. Dinner will be taken in the hotel and overnight in cozy rooms or cabin.
Day 3 REINDEER FARM - WINTER VILLAGE (B, L, D) After breakfast we head out to the local reindeer farm by bus. Here you can try your hand at lasso-throwing and learn about the reindeers in the small museum. After taking a 3km safari through the silent forest we will feed the reindeer before saying our good byes, who knows maybe Rudolph or Dasher will be there.
Next we visit the Snow Hotel, with its snow rooms, ice restaurant, bar and ice sculptures. After a tour around this impressive structure we will enjoy a nice warm lunch served in the ice restaurant where even the tables and chairs are made of ice! The rest of the afternoon is free to explore the hotel and surrounding area.
Tonight the festivities continue with a Finnish Christmas buffet and watch out for the surprise guest of the night with a sack full of presents be sure he will have a small gift for everyone. Overnight in cozy rooms or cabins.
Day 4 CHRISTMAS DAY - SNOWMOBILE SAFARI (B, L, D) After breakfast its Christmas morning at leisure to enjoy some time as a family. Lunch will be in the main restaurant.
In the afternoon we will head out on the snowmobiles, adults driving their own with two sharing and children pulled behind the guide in a sleigh snuggled and wrapped in blankets. 20km will be covered before returning to the hotel for a Christmas Day buffet. Overnight in cozy rooms or cabins.
Day 5 HUSKIES - SNOW FUN (B, L, D) After breakfast we head out to the local husky farm, with a tour of the farm and a chance to have a cuddle with some of the young pups. A 6km safari follows with adults having the chance to mush their own husky team and children being taken in the local guides sleigh. Lunch will be served in the main restaurant.
This afternoon we head out for some snow fun. Try your hand at snowshoeing, ice fishing, tobogganing and for the children a chance to drive their own mini-snowmobile under supervision. Dinner will be taken in the main restaurant. Overnight in cozy rooms or cabins.
Day 6 DEPARTURE KITTILÄ (B) Breakfast and departure to Kittilä airport.
The order of the program is subject to change due to weather or safety reasons.