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, 2017|
|Departure||December 22 - December 27, 2017|
|Price||from $1,775 per person in double room with half board
from $2,070 single room with half board
from $975 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
Festive Christmas Dinner
Christmas day Buffet dinner
Winter clothing (thermo-overall, boots, socks, mittens, warm hat, helmet)
Private family meeting with Santa
Cookie baking and Elf kota
Reindeer safari and lunch in an Ice restaurant
6km husky safari and farm visit
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.
Day 2 IN SEARCH OF SANTA - ELVES - ICE RESTAURANT (B, L, D) After breakfast we are straight off on our hunt for Father Christmas. By snowmobile sled we zoom out into the forest to find his secret hide out. 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. In the afternoon we head out to the local reindeer farm by bus.
After lunch in an ice restaurant there will be a short tour of the snow hotel, with its snow rooms, ice bar and ice sculptures. A short walk then takes us to the reindeer farm and here you can try your hand at lasso-throwing and learn about the reindeer in the museum. After taking a 1,5km safari through the silent forest we will feed the reindeer before saying our goodbyes, who knows maybe Rudolph or Dasher will be there. Dinner will be taken in the hotel and overnight in cozy rooms.
Day 3 ELF KOTA - HUSKIES (B, L, D) After breakfast we head to a nearby kota where we can make our own little keepsake elves to take home. We will also make our Christmas wishes to burn on the fire while toasting marshmallows and enjoying hot chocolate.
Then after a break for lunch we are off to our 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 team and children being taken in the local guides sleigh.
Festive Christmas dinner with a special guest who is sure to have a sack full of presents for everyone. Overnight in cozy rooms.
Day 4 CHRISTMAS DAY - SNOWMOBILE SAFARI (B, L, D) After breakfast it is 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 snuggle wrapped up in blankets. 20km will be covered before returning to the hotel for an International Christmas day buffet. Overnight in cozy rooms.
Day 5 SNOW FUN - BAKING - CRAFTS (B, L, D) This morning after breakfast it is time for snow fun. Test your skills at snowshoeing, cross country ski, tobogganing and for the children a chance to drive their own mini snowmobile under supervision.
Lunch will be had in the hotel and then this afternoon we bake Finnish traditional gingerbread cookies and make Christmas stockings. Dinner will be taken in the main restaurant. Overnight in cozy rooms.
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.
This is a sample itinerary, a full itinerary will be given in resort. We hold the right for changes in the program itinerary according to weather conditions.