Kelo-Glass Igloos and Northern Lights
Kelo-Glass Igloos and Northern Lights– Finland –4 days / 3 nights Ivalo - Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort - Kelo-Glass Igloo - Northern Lights Hunt - Husky Safari - Reindeer Safari - IvaloOur 4-day winter package offers Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort in Finnish Lapland, 155 mi north of the Arctic Circle. Stay in new Kelo-Glass igloos, combining the warmth of cozy log cabins with dramatic views from the famous glass igloos. See the Northern Lights cast their magical glow across the Arctic sky; enjoy the wilderness adventure by riding a sleigh drawn by reindeer, huskies or horse, speed along on a snowmobile, or silently glide on skis.
|Operation||November 1, 2017 - April 30, 2018|
|Departure||Daily, November 1, 2017 - April 30, 2018
except Christmas and New Years
Nov 1 - Nov 27, 2017
April 1 - 30, 2018
from $2,495 per person, based on double
from $1,450 child under 12 years
Nov 28 - Dec 22, 2017
Dec 26, 2017 - March 31, 2018
from $2,675 per person, based on double
from $1,595 child under 12 years
|Included||Transfers from/to Ivalo Airport
3 nights in Kelo-Glass Igloo with
Private sauna, fireplace, kitchenette
Breakfast buffet daily
1 x Lunch on dog sled Safari
3 x Dinners
4-hour Dogsled Safari with picnic lunch
2-hour Reindeer Safari with hot drink
Qualified guide on safaris
Transfers, thermal clothing, winter boots, gloves, snowmobile mask and helmet (for snowmobile safaris) are provided
Taxes & services
|Not Included||International and domestic airfare
Additional optional activities
Ski and snowshoe rental
Personal insurance / personal items
$25 Service fee
|Please Note||This a non-escorted tour. Guide service is included during excursions only. Minimum of 2 participants required to operate this tour.
For clients traveling with children we recommend the Aurora Hunting Safari with reindeer or huskies or in horse sleigh rather than by snowmobile, children ride in snowmobile sleigh.
9 hrs Icefishing program includes transfers from Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort, thermal clothing, lunch, visit to Siida museum, and daily departure is available with minimum 4 persons. Please note Siida Museum is closed on Mondays.
|Tour Options||Additional nights in Helsinki and/or Kakslauttanen
Additional activities, snow fun
Visit to Santa's Home & Celebration House
Silja Line Cruise, Helsinki - Stockholm
Tallink cruise, Helsinki - Tallinn
Visa-free cruise, Helsinki-St. Petersburg-Helsinki (or Stockholm)
Activiities offered at Hotel Kakslauttanen:
Reindeer safaris 2 hrs / 3 hrs / 4 hrs
Husky safaris 2 hrs / 4 hrs
Snowmobile safaris 2 hrs / 3 hrs / 4 hrs
Aurora hunting by reindeer 2 hrs
Aurora hunting by snowmobile 3 hrs
Visit to Reindeer farm with snowmobile 3 hrs
Santa Resort 2 hour program
Horseback riding 3 hrs (2 hrs riding)
Cross Country ski lesson, per hour
Sampo Icebreaker cruise, Kemi
Icefishing at Lake Inari Snowmobile sleigh
Icefishing at Inari Lake by shared Snowmobile
Kakslauttanen Santa Resort
Contact us to book today!
Day 1 ARRIVAL IVALO - KAKSLAUTTANEN ARCTIC RESORT ( D) Individual arrival at the Ivalo Airport. Transfer to Saariselkä, the traditional ski resort of Northern Lapland north of the Arctic Circle. Saariselkä, one of the best-known winter centers in Finland, is surrounded by unique fell scenery, illuminated by the colorful Northern Lights during clear Arctic nights. Here you can experience the true spirit of Lapland. Enjoy winter holidays with activities such as downhill skiing, snow boarding, cross-country skiing or reindeer and husky sleigh rides. Visit the Sami Museum of the Nature Center of Northern Lapland. Your snow adventure begins with a delicious dinner before your overnight in the newly built Kelo-Glass-Igloo in the West Village. All feature a private sauna, fireplace, kitchenette, and a bedroom with a stunning glass roof. Take in the enchanting beauty of the northern lights and the Lappish wilderness from the comfort of your own private hideaway.
Day 2 KAKSLAUTTANEN - HUSKY SAFARI (B, L, D) Buffet breakfast is served in the beautiful log restaurant, located within walking distance from your accommodation. The Husky Farm is situated just across the road from the hotel, where some 250 eager huskies await your arrival to take you on an unforgettable and exhilarating journey through wintery scenery. Before the Husky safari, you will be provided with the necessary outer thermal suit, gloves and hat; then you well meet your very own team of six Husky dogs. You will be given a lesson on how to drive the sledge and how to observe all the important hand signals, as given by your leader. Each team consists of six dogs, you as the driver, and your passenger who is comfortably seated in the wooden sledge. The driver and the passenger can change places at any time during the safari. Your 4-hour safari includes a lunch served over an open fire in a wooden teepee.
Day 3 KAKSLAUTTANEN - REINDEER FARM (B,D) After breakfast at the hotel you will be picked up by car from the hotel and driven to the reindeer farm. Here all necessary equipment will be provided. This safari requires no skills and the reindeer will do all the work for you as you comfortably relax in your own sleigh pulled by the reindeers. The 2-hour excursion includes a hot drink in a reindeer herdsman's hut. Enjoy the wonderful opportunity to learn about the Sami people, the indigenous population of Lapland, their traditions, culture and way of life. Overnight in comfortable Kelo-Glass Igloo.
Day 4 KAKSLAUTTANEN DEPARTURE (B) After breakfast transfer to the Ivalo Airport. Your exciting winter adventure in Lapland has come to an end.